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2017 Melbourne Cup Likely for Polarisation

2017 Melbourne Cup Likely for Polarisation

24 Apr, 2017

After effectively winning the Sydney Cup “twice”, Charlie Appleby’s English raider Polarisation is likely to return down under in the spring for a shot at the iconic Melbourne Cup 2017.

Stablemate of Sydney Cup winner Polarisation, Francis Of Assisi (pictured at Flemington) is favourite for the 2017 Melbourne Cup this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Harlem chasing minor money behind Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Harlem chasing minor money behind Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

7 Apr, 2017

Outsider Harlem will be chasing minor prizemoney when he lines up against super star Winx in the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Craig Williams, above, rides Harlem in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Harlem is rated …

14 runners in 2017 Sydney Cup

14 runners in 2017 Sydney Cup

4 Apr, 2017

Fourteen stayers will line up in the 2017 Group 1 $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Who Shot Thebarman, above, will carry the top weight in the 2017 Sydney Cup at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will saddle up the …

The Gold Trail early favourite for 2017 Mornington Cup

The Gold Trail early favourite for 2017 Mornington Cup

22 Mar, 2017

Well performed English stayer The Gold Trail has been installed the early favourite for the Listed $300,000 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup (2400m) at the Metropolitan graded stand alone meeting at Mornington on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Williams, above, rides English stayer The Gold Trail in the Ladbrokes Mornington Cup at Mornington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Our Ivanhowe among the The BMW nominations

Our Ivanhowe among the The BMW nominations

20 Mar, 2017

Battle scared Ranvet Stakes winner Our Ivanhowe is among the nominations for the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday and is set for a seven day back up.

Ranvet Stakes winner Our Ivanhowe, above, is set to back up in The BMW at Rosehill Photo by Steve Hart.

The Lee and …

Our Ivanhowe Is The 2017 Ranvet Stakes Winner

Our Ivanhowe Is The 2017 Ranvet Stakes Winner

18 Mar, 2017

Our Ivanhowe returned to the races for the first time since the Melbourne Cup to record an impressive staying victory in the 2017 Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Our Ivanhowe relished the wet track in the 2017 Ranvet Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Team Freedman have been searching for a wet track for …

Dawn Wall completes hat trick with Kembla Grange Classic win

Dawn Wall completes hat trick with Kembla Grange Classic win

10 Mar, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy and the Chris Waller trained filly Dawn Wall completed a hat trick of wins together when they combined to win the Group 3 $200,000 Arrowfield Kembla Grange Classic (1600m) at Kembla Grange today.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy, above, was abaord Dawn Wall when she won the Kemlba Grange Classic. Photo …

Firm track to suit Exospheric in Australian Cup

Firm track to suit Exospheric in Australian Cup

9 Mar, 2017

A firm track at Flemington on Saturday will suit Exospheric when he lines up in the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m).

Exospheric, above, will appreciate the firm track in Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Exospheric has had one run back from a spell for a one and a half lengths …

Master Of Arts draws good barrier in capacity 2017 Adelaide Cup field

Master Of Arts draws good barrier in capacity 2017 Adelaide Cup field

8 Mar, 2017

Luck has stayed with the favourite Master Of Arts who has drawn nicely in the capacity field for the 2017 Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville on Monday.

Master Of Arts, above, has drawn a nice barrier in the capacity field for the Adelaide Cup at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Master …

43 left in 2017 Sydney Cup at 1st acceptance time

43 left in 2017 Sydney Cup at 1st acceptance time

7 Mar, 2017

Forty-three stayers are left in the 2017 Group 1 $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick on April 8 at first acceptance time.

Our Ivanhowe, above is among the 43 first acceptors for the 2017 Sydney Cup at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sydney Cup top weight Our Ivanhowe and the lightly weighted Tom Melbourne …