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Australian Cup redemption the Autumn agenda for Awesome Rock

Australian Cup redemption the Autumn agenda for Awesome Rock

7 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Troy Corstens will be looking for redemption in the 2017 Group 1 $1m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington in the Autumn with the stable’s new Group 1 winning star Awesome Rock.

Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock, above, will be set for the Australian Cup at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Hayes gives Seaburge another chance in Emirates Stakes

Hayes gives Seaburge another chance in Emirates Stakes

4 Nov, 2016

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes is willing to give Seaburge another chance in Group 1 company when he lines up against the older horses in the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Seaburge, above in blue and lime green colours, gets another chance to win a G1 race in the Emirates …

The United States OK to back up in Emirates Stakes

The United States OK to back up in Emirates Stakes

4 Nov, 2016

Owner Lloyd Williams has given The United States a clean bill of health to back up in the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The United States, above, is good to back up in the Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The United States will be saddling up …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Scottish to miss The Cup

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Scottish to miss The Cup

26 Oct, 2016

English stayer Scottish will not be included in the field for Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington next Tuesday and will be saved for the weight for age Emirates Stakes.

Scottish, above in royal blue colours running second to Jameka in the Caulfield Cup, won’t run in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by …

Winx to spell, no Emirates Stakes

Winx to spell, no Emirates Stakes

24 Oct, 2016

An overseas campaign will be discussed for dual Cox Plate winner Winx as she heads to the paddock for a well deserved break following her record breaking victory in the Weight For Age Championship of Australasia last Saturday.

Winx, above, has been sent to the spelling paddock following her second Cox Plate win at Moonee …

No Melbourne Cup for Preferment and Sacred Master

No Melbourne Cup for Preferment and Sacred Master

20 Oct, 2016

The Chris Waller trained pair of Preferment and Sacred Master have been announced as non runners for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 1.

Preferment, above, will not run in the 2016 Melbourne Cup at Flemington . Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Waller released a statement on twitter this …

Happy Trails Sentimental Cox Plate favourite

Happy Trails Sentimental Cox Plate favourite

20 Oct, 2016

Chris Waller’s super star Winx might be the punter’s favourite, but nine year old Happy Trails is the sentimental favourite as he lines up for his fifth start in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Happy Trails, above, will go in as the sentimental favourite for the Cox Plate …

Scottish no certain Melbourne Cup runner

Scottish no certain Melbourne Cup runner

17 Oct, 2016

Caulfield Cup runner up Scottish is no certain starter in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 1.

Scottish, above in the royal blue colours running 2nd to Jameka in the Caulfield Cup at Caufield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Even though Scottish ran a brave second to Jameka in …

Vanbrugh back in the winner’s stall in Coogny Cup

Vanbrugh back in the winner’s stall in Coogny Cup

15 Oct, 2016

The Chris Waller trained Vanbrugh was back in the winner’s stall for the first time in twelve months when he took out the Group 3 $150,000 Priceline Pharmacy Coogny Cup (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Vanbrugh wins the Coogny Cup on Caulfield Cup Day. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos

Vanbrugh last saluted the judge when he …

Memsie Stakes upset on the cards with Sofia Rosa

Memsie Stakes upset on the cards with Sofia Rosa

26 Aug, 2016

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh would not be surprised if Australian Oaks winner Sofia Rosa scores an upset win in the Group 1 $500,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Sofia Rosa, above, is set to resume in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Sofia Rosa is having he …