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Solicit tuning up for 2014 Cox Plate campaign

Solicit tuning up for 2014 Cox Plate campaign

22 Aug, 2014

Flemington co-trainers Matt Ellerton and Simon Zahra have selected the Group 2 $200,000 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) at Flemington on September 13 as the starting point for Solicit’s 2014 Cox Plate assault.

Solicit is on track for Cox Plate campaign. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Solicit showed that she was on track for a …

Solicit scores another dominant win in the Kewney Stakes

Solicit scores another dominant win in the Kewney Stakes

8 Mar, 2014

Top Melbourne filly Solicit is on track to tackle her second Oaks with another dominant win in the Group 2 $220,000 TAB Kewney Stakes (1400m) at Flemington today.

Solicit dominates the Group 2 Kewney Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia

Today’s win was Solicit’s second from her two starts since running third …

Formidable owners pay late entry fee for Blue Diamond

Formidable owners pay late entry fee for Blue Diamond

20 Feb, 2012

Prominent owners Barrie and Midge Griffiths have delved into new territory when they paid a late entry fee to secure a run in the Patinack Farm Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) with their two year old Formidable.

The prominent owners paid the Melbourne Racing Club a late fee of $55,000 this morning to place Formidable in …