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2013 Cox Plate: Mull Of Killough To Be Ridden Forward

2013 Cox Plate: Mull Of Killough To Be Ridden Forward

24 Oct, 2013

The 2013 Cox Plate field does not have a great deal of speed on paper and trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam has revealed that she would like to see Mull Of Killough to be positioned towards the front of the field.

Mull Of Killough will be flying the flag for Europe in the 2013 Cox Plate field …

Green Birdie given one more chance for Vasil

Green Birdie given one more chance for Vasil

12 Jul, 2012

Melbourne trainer Tony Vasil has given international galloper Green Birdie one more chance to prove his worth when he lines up in the Listed $100,000 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Vasil is not worried that Green Birdie has drawn the outside in the field of sixteen at his first start in …

James McDonald to ride in Brisbane after Hong Kong win

James McDonald to ride in Brisbane after Hong Kong win

8 May, 2012

Brisbane racegoers will get a chance to see talented New Zealand jockey James McDonald ride in Queensland again after the young rider showed off his outstanding ability on the world stage in Hong Kong on the weekend.

Prominent Hong Kong trainer John Moore was full of praise for McDonald after steering Xtension to back to …

Oppie Bosson to fly in from Singapore to ride Shez Sinsational

Oppie Bosson to fly in from Singapore to ride Shez Sinsational

2 May, 2012

Top New Zealand jockey Oppie Bosson will fly in from Singapore to partner Auckland Cup winner Shez Sinsational at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

The top class Kiwi mare will line up in Saturday’s Group 2 $300,000 Gold Coast Turf Club A D Hollindale Stakes (1800m) looking to record her first win in Australia after …

Williams is highly sought after on world stage

Williams is highly sought after on world stage

4 Apr, 2012

Melbourne jockey Craig Williams is quickly becoming a highly sought after international rider and is prepared to compete at the highest level on the world stage.

Jockey Craig Williams is in high demand - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Fresh from a successful trip to Dubai last weekend where Williams steered Ortensia to a thrilling win …

Black Caviar’s timeform rating raised to 136

Black Caviar’s timeform rating raised to 136

15 Mar, 2012

Timeform has raised super mare Black Caviar’s rating from 135 to 136 as a result of Hay List winning the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m)  at Flemington last Saturday.

Black Caviar had beaten Hay List by one and three quarter lengths in the Group 1 $750,000 Coolmore Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February …

Sacrlett Lady returns in winning fashion in New Zealand

Sacrlett Lady returns in winning fashion in New Zealand

7 Feb, 2012

Oaks winner Scarlett Lady made a successful return to the racetrack on Monday when she scored a convincing win at Tauherenikau in New Zealand.

The Queensland Oaks winner was resuming from an enforced lay off after suffering an injury during last year’s Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Scarlett Lady had to spend several months on the sidelines …

Rocket Man Ready For Hong Kong Sprint Revenge

Rocket Man Ready For Hong Kong Sprint Revenge

17 Nov, 2011

Rocket Man is well on his way to winning the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin next month after posting a victory in the Kranji Stakes last Friday night.

The international sprinting star is out for revenge in Hong Kong after being beaten by a nose in last year’s edition by JJ The …

Rocket Man Earns Sprinter’s Stakes Start In Japan

Rocket Man Earns Sprinter’s Stakes Start In Japan

29 Aug, 2011

He may not be journeying to Australia to take on Black Caviar in the Patinack Farm Classic in November, but Rocket Man has made a magnificent return to racing at his home track of Kranji last night.

The six-year-old gelding topped off two dominant barrier trials earlier this month with a five-length win over his …

Rocket Man Pulls Out Of Black Caviar Match Race

Rocket Man Pulls Out Of Black Caviar Match Race

1 Aug, 2011

Black Caviar (pictured) will no longer face Rocket Man in the Patinack Farm Classic

Singapore sprint champion Rocket Man will bypass his sceduled Patinack Farm Classic run after it was established he would have to spend too much time in quarantine.

The long-awaited clash between super mare Black Caviar and Rocket Man is now off …