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Tonopah Beats Prince Of Penzance In RA Lee Stakes

Tonopah Beats Prince Of Penzance In RA Lee Stakes

21 May, 2016

Darren Weir-trained Tonopah held off fast-finishing stablemate Prince Of Penzance to record a narrow victory in the 2016 RA Lee Stakes at Morphettville this afternoon.

Tonopah wins the R A Lee Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Tonopah went into the RA Lee Stakes on the back of a narrow victory in the Drink …

Spring Campaign Not Off the Table for Real Love

Spring Campaign Not Off the Table for Real Love

17 May, 2016

Real Love was due to retire into a career as a broodmare following her autumn and winter preparation, however prominent owner Bob Peters has not closed the door on a 2016 Spring Carnival campaign.

Real Love may embark on a 2016 Spring Carnival campaign before retiring from racing. Photo: Daniel Costello

Real Love began her …

RA Lee Stakes Autumn mission for Prince Of Penzance

RA Lee Stakes Autumn mission for Prince Of Penzance

4 Feb, 2016

Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance will have one Autumn Carnival run in the Group 3 $150,000 R A Lee Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville on May 21.

Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance will target the RA Lee Stakes at Morphettville in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer Darren Weir had said that …

Our Ivanhowe Thriving Ahead Of Autumn Campaign

Our Ivanhowe Thriving Ahead Of Autumn Campaign

13 Jan, 2016

Our Ivanhowe performed strongly without winning during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and co-trainer Lee Freedman is delighted with the progress of the imported stayer ahead of his autumn campaign.

Ben Melham is set to continue his association with Our Ivanhowe during the 2016 Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Our Ivanhowe made his …

Fame Game On Top Of Newitt’s Melbourne Cup Tips

Fame Game On Top Of Newitt’s Melbourne Cup Tips

1 Nov, 2015

Craig Newitt has been booked to ride Sertorius in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, but he believes it will be Fame Game that proves the hardest to beat in ‘the race that stops a nation’ at Flemington on Tuesday.

Craig Newitt has been booked to ride Sertroius in the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse …

Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw No Issue For Our Ivanhowe

Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw No Issue For Our Ivanhowe

1 Nov, 2015

Our Ivanhowe was allocated gate 22 at the 2015 Melbourne Cup barrier draw last night, but trainer Lee Freedman believes that the barrier draw is irrelevant for the $6 million event that will be held at Flemington on Tuesday.

Ben Melham has been booked to partner Our Ivanhowe in the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: …

Freedman looking for 6th Melbourne Cup win with Our Ivanhowe

Freedman looking for 6th Melbourne Cup win with Our Ivanhowe

31 Oct, 2015

Hall Of Fame trainer Lee Freedman will be searching for his sixth win in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) when he saddles up Our Ivanhowe at Flemington on Tuesday.

Trainer Lee Freedman, left, is chasing his sixth Melbourne Cup win with Our Ivanhowe. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Freedman who trains in partnership …

Tramway Stakes An Option For Protectionist

Tramway Stakes An Option For Protectionist

1 Sep, 2015

Protectionist was a surprise inclusion in the 2015 Tramway Stakes nominations that were released yesterday and trainer Kris Lees has confirmed that the Melbourne Cup winner could start his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Protectionist has impressed trainer Kris Lees with his trackwork ahead of …

Cassidy Chasing Another Melbourne Cup With Grand Marshal

Cassidy Chasing Another Melbourne Cup With Grand Marshal

21 Jul, 2015

Veteran jockey Jim Cassidy won the Melbourne Cup with Kiwi in 1983 and Might And Power in 1997 and he is hopeful that Sydney Cup winner Grand Marshal can deliver him another win in the 2015 edition of ‘the race that stops a nation’.

Grand Marshal outstayed stablemate Who Shot Thebarman to win the 2015 …

La Amistad Set For Another Spring Tilt

La Amistad Set For Another Spring Tilt

15 Jul, 2015

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes has confirmed that La Amistad will be given another opportunity to perform at the highest level of racing during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and she is set to be included in the nominations for both the Melbourne Cup and the Caulfield Cup.

La Amistad returned to winning form with a tough …