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2017 The BMW a Target for Grey Lion

2017 The BMW a Target for Grey Lion

23 Jan, 2017

Trainer Matt Cumani has unveiled a bold Autumn Carnival path for talented import Grey Lion, which will may peak with an appearance in the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens on March 25th.

Grey Lion is likely to be set for a third-up appearance in the Group 1 The BMW this …

Tiamo Grace to target Australasian Oaks

Tiamo Grace to target Australasian Oaks

20 Jan, 2017

One time Crown Oaks favourite Tiamo Grace will get her chance to win a filly’s classic when she heads to Adelaide for the Group 1 $400,000 Schweppes Oaks (registered as Australasian Oaks) (2000m) at Morphettville on May 6.

Tiamo Grace, above winning the Wakeful Stakes, will be set for the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. Photo …

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

English expected to return to winning form over the Autumn Carnival

19 Jan, 2017

Tulloch Lodge co-trainer Adrian Bott expects Group 1 winner English to return to winning form during the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

English, above, finds her best form during the Autumn months. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bott, who trains in partnership with Gai Waterhouse, is thrilled with the way English has returned to the stable carrying …

Sydney Cup the Target for Signoff

Sydney Cup the Target for Signoff

18 Jan, 2017

Patrick Ryan is hopeful that veteran stayer Signoff will find his best form through a 2017 Autumn Carnival preparation which will be geared towards the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on Day 1 of The Championships.

Signoff will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Sydney Cup this season. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Signoff …

Our Ivanhowe will miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival

Our Ivanhowe will miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival

18 Jan, 2017

Five times Melbourne Cup winning trainer Lee Freedman is hoping for a wet end to the Autumn for German import Our Ivanhowe who has just returned to work and will miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival.

Our Ivanhowe, above, looks likely to miss the Melbourne Autumn Carnival. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Freedman, who trains in partnership …

Australian Cup the Target for Exospheric

Australian Cup the Target for Exospheric

18 Jan, 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman has revealed that classy stayer Exospheric will be set for the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) on March 11th, when he returns to racing during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Trainer Lee Freedman has underlined the Group 1 Australian Cup as Exospheric’s major autumn target. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Exospheric …

McEvoy to re-unite with Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes

McEvoy to re-unite with Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes

17 Jan, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy will ride Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose when he returns to Melbourne to run in the Group 2 $200,000 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on January 27.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy, above, will ride Turn Me Loose in the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Winx dominates betting for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx dominates betting for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

17 Jan, 2017

Champion mare Winx remains the dominant favourite for the Group 1 $4m Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on April 8 following her return to the public eye in a Rosehill barrier trial today.

Dual Cox Plate winner Winx, above,, is the dominant favourite for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

10 Jan, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver has been lured to Gosford on Friday to ride Sense Of Occasion in the Listed $150,000 Gosford Gold Cup (2100m).

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Sense Of Occasion in the Gosford Gold Cup at Gosford. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver will be replacing Ben Melham who rode Sense …

Debonairly firms in Magic Millions 2yo Classic betting

Debonairly firms in Magic Millions 2yo Classic betting

15 Dec, 2016

Well bred filly Debonairly has firmed sharply in the betting for the $2m Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on January 14 following her four and a quarter lengths debut win at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.

Madeenaty, above, heads the market order for the Magic Millions 2yo Classic at the Gold Coast. …