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Pittsburgh Flyer Back To Her Best In Mumm Stakes

Pittsburgh Flyer Back To Her Best In Mumm Stakes

5 Nov, 2015

Pittsburgh Flyer returned to her best form with a fast-finishing victory in the 2015 Mumm Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Pittsburgh Flyer had not recorded a race win since she upset Earthquake to take out the Listed MSS Security Stakes (1100m) at Flemington on March 14 earlier this year, but she showed an impressive turn-of-foot …

Madam Gangster Returns With Narrow 2015 Cockram Stakes Win

Madam Gangster Returns With Narrow 2015 Cockram Stakes Win

29 Aug, 2015

Talented mare Madam Gangster returned to racing with a narrow victory in a thrilling edition of the 2015 Cockram Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

There were a number of horses that received betting support in the lead-up to the Cockram Stakes and the race lived up to its even billing, with eight horses legitimate winning …

Sabatini Gets Her Chance In Robert Sangster Stakes

Sabatini Gets Her Chance In Robert Sangster Stakes

30 Apr, 2015

Lee and Shannon Hope scored their first Group 1 victory when Fenway took out the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) and the father/son training partnership have the chance to cap off a stellar season when Sabatini contests the 2015 Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville on Saturday.

Sabatini will have the chance to record a …

Vinery Stud Stakes results: Fenway causes upset win over First Seal

Vinery Stud Stakes results: Fenway causes upset win over First Seal

28 Mar, 2015

Victorian filly Fenway caused an upset win in the Group 1 $400,000 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill today by downing the odds on favourite First Seal.

Fenway, red, white cap, holds out First Seal, red and yellow, to win the Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

In a twist of fate …

Sabatini Causes Quezette Stakes Boil Over

Sabatini Causes Quezette Stakes Boil Over

16 Aug, 2014

Lightly-raced Sabatini upset the well-backed Royal Snitzel to win the 2014 Quezette Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield this afternoon.

Sabatini stormed home late to score an upset win in the Quezette Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

Sabatini was having just her third race start after finishing second in the First Light Racing Bonus (1000m) at Bendigo …

Nightmare over for Shinn – back in the winners’ stall

Nightmare over for Shinn – back in the winners’ stall

21 Dec, 2011

Star jockey Blake Shinn fought back tears after victory aboard his mother’s (Carol)  horse Tellora at his second ride back from a 12 month gambling related riding suspension.

The 24-year-old Melbourne Cup winning hoop had taken only two rides for the day at Sandown Lakeside both for his step-father Lee Hope.

Shinn gave both horses …

Shinn race return at Sandown Lakeside

Shinn race return at Sandown Lakeside

21 Dec, 2011

The 2008 Melbourne Cup winning rider Blake Shinn showed he lost none of his skill at his first ride in 12 months aboard bolter Distillery at Sandown Lakeside today.

Though Distillery could only manage third placing behind Del Palio, the Shinn ride could not have been better.

Shinn had the Lee and Shannon Hope-trained galloper …