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2016 Emirates Stakes Results: Awesome Rock Wins

2016 Emirates Stakes Results: Awesome Rock Wins

5 Nov, 2016

Awesome Rock atoned for his Australian Cup nightmare to record a maiden Group 1 victory in the 2016 Emirates Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Awesome Rock recorded a well-deserved Group 1 victory in the 2016 Emirates Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock was the first horse across the line in the Australian Cup …

Sunshine Coast Guineas Looming for Mr Individual

Sunshine Coast Guineas Looming for Mr Individual

27 Jun, 2016

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed three-year-old Mr Individual will remain north of the border this week to run in the Group 3 Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) on Saturday.

Mr Individual will line up for the Group 3 Sunshine Coast Guineas this weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Mr Individual has produced a number of commendable performances …

Corstens Happy With Chester Manifold Stakes Duo

Corstens Happy With Chester Manifold Stakes Duo

14 Jan, 2016

Team Corstens have Tried And Tired and General Groove in the 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes field and co-trainer Leon Corstens is hopeful that both horses can quinella the Listed event at Flemington on Saturday.

Tried And Tired has the chance to return to winning form in the 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington this weekend. …

Racing Manners Key To Mr Individual’s Caulfield Guineas Prelude Chances

Racing Manners Key To Mr Individual’s Caulfield Guineas Prelude Chances

25 Sep, 2015

Mr Individual has done plenty wrong during his racing career to date, but co-trainer Leon Corstens is confident that the talented colt can win the 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prelude if he behaves himself in the Group 3 event at Caulfield tomorrow.

Mark Zahra has been booked to ride Mr Individual in the 2015 Caulfield Guineas …

Vezalay Primed for Let’s Elope Stakes

Vezalay Primed for Let’s Elope Stakes

8 Sep, 2015

Vezalay has returned to competition in typically competitive form this season, and co-trainer Troy Corstens is confident a step-up in distance for Saturday’s Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) at Flemington will play into the strengths of the talented mare.

Vezalay has been included in nominations for Saturday’s Let’s Elope Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Adrienne …

Aurie’s Star Handicap 2015: Zebrinz Forward Enough To Run Well

Aurie’s Star Handicap 2015: Zebrinz Forward Enough To Run Well

7 Aug, 2015

Zebrinz will return to the races in the 2015 Aurie’s Star Handicap and co-trainer Leon Corstens is confident that the consistent sprinter is ready to run well fresh in the Group 3 event at Flemington tomorrow.

Zebrinz has the chance to claim a maiden win at black-type level in the 2015 Aurie’s Star Handicap at …

Valediction Ready To Fire In Brierly Steeplechase

Valediction Ready To Fire In Brierly Steeplechase

5 May, 2015

Valediction has been narrowly denied in his past three race starts over the jumps, but jockey Paddy Flood is confident that the Gai Waterhouse-trained galloper is ready to fire in the 2015 Brierly Steeplechase at Warrnambool this afternoon.

Valediction is currently on the third line of 2015 Brierly Steeplechase betting markets. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell…

McDonald To Ride General Groove In Villiers Stakes

McDonald To Ride General Groove In Villiers Stakes

9 Dec, 2014

Leading Sydney jockey James McDonald has been booked to ride General Groove in the 2014 Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend.

General Groove defeated Spy Decoder to record an upset win at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

General Groove has not had a race start outside of Victoria …

Sweet As Bro Primed For Wodonga Gold Cup

Sweet As Bro Primed For Wodonga Gold Cup

27 Nov, 2014

Sweet As Bro has failed to fire in his two race starts this preparation, but co-trainer Leon Corstens is confident that the talented gelding can return to his best form in the 2014 Wodonga Gold Cup tomorrow.

Michael Rodd has been booked to ride Sweet As Bro in the 2014 Wodonga Gold. Photo by: Race …

Group 1 Winner Commanding Jewel Retired

Group 1 Winner Commanding Jewel Retired

17 Nov, 2014

After jarring up at her last start in October connections of 2012 Thousand Guineas winner Commanding Jewel have officially retired the mare from racing.

Super mare Commanding Jewel has been retired from racing. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Leon & Troy Corstens-trained daughter of Commands, a three-quarter sister to elite mare Atlantic Jewel, was …