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Turn Me Loose back to winning weight for Futurity Stakes

Turn Me Loose back to winning weight for Futurity Stakes

24 Feb, 2017

Kiwi trainer Murray Baker is hoping Turn Me Loose can turn the tables on Black Heat Bart when they meet again in the Group 1 $500,000 italktravel Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Turn Me Loose, above, is set to take on Black Heart Bart again in the Futurity Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by …

Exospheric Ready for Return in Peter Young Stakes

Exospheric Ready for Return in Peter Young Stakes

21 Feb, 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman has confirmed that Caulfield Cup placegetter Exospheric will return to the races in Saturday’s 2017 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield Racecourse, with a view towards contesting the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) second-up.

Exospheric will return to the races in Saturday’s Group 2 Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Ultimate Racing …

Schofield declares Denmagic in Millie Fox Stakes

Schofield declares Denmagic in Millie Fox Stakes

17 Feb, 2017

Jockey Glyn Schofield has declared Denmagic the one to beat in the Group 2 $200,000 Ranvet Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Denmagic, above in lime and black colours, is the one to beat in the Millie Fox Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Schofield was aboard Dal Cielo when she beat …

Three 3yos in 2017 Black Caviar Lightning field

Three 3yos in 2017 Black Caviar Lightning field

15 Feb, 2017

The three three-year-olds Star Turn, Flying Artie and Missrock are set to take on the older horses down the Flemington straight in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) on Saturday.

Flying Artie, above in pink and black colours, will be one of 3 3yos lining up in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. …

Endless Drama could be Waller’s Australian Cup pick

Endless Drama could be Waller’s Australian Cup pick

14 Feb, 2017

Irish import Endless Drama could be trainer Chris Waller’s pick to go to Melbourne for the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on March 11.

Trainer Chris Waller, above, is contemplating sending Endless Drama to Melbourne for the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Waller was very impressed with Endless Drama’s …

Hartnell in top shape to take on Winx in Apollo Stakes

Hartnell in top shape to take on Winx in Apollo Stakes

13 Feb, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea has declared Hartnell to be in great shape as the English import prepares to take on Winx again in the Group 2 $250,000 The Star Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick today.

Hartnell, above, is set to take on Winx in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Hartnell last clashed …

Luke Nolen takes over on Jameka in C.F. Orr Stakes

Luke Nolen takes over on Jameka in C.F. Orr Stakes

9 Feb, 2017

Melbourne based jockey Luke Nolen will be having his first ride on Caulfield Cup winner Jameka in the Group 1 $500,000 Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Jockey Luke Nolen, above, will be having his first race ride on Jameka in the Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse …

Winx draws barrier 3 in capacity field for Apollo Stakes

Winx draws barrier 3 in capacity field for Apollo Stakes

8 Feb, 2017

Super star mare Winx has drawn nicely at barrier three is a capacity field of fourteen for the Group 2 $250,000 The Star Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Winx, above, has drawn barrier 3 in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Photo Ultimate Racing Photos.

Winx is having her first run back since winning …

Winx plus 16 others nominated for Apollo Stakes

Winx plus 16 others nominated for Apollo Stakes

6 Feb, 2017

Glamour mare Winx plus sixteen others have been nominated for the Group 2 $250,000 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Winx, above, is one of seventeen runners nominated for the Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Winx is the winner of her last thirteen starts and has had two barrier trials …

Comin’ Through the one for Walker in Eskimo Prince Stakes

Comin’ Through the one for Walker in Eskimo Prince Stakes

2 Feb, 2017

Melbourne based Kiwi jockey Michael Walker has given up several rides at Caulfield on Saturday for one ride at Randwick on Comin’ Through in the Group 3 $150,000 Australian Chinese Jockey Club Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m).

Comin’ Through and jockey Michael Walker, above yellow colours, combine to win the Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington. Photo …