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Husson Eagle Ready for Bel Esprit Stakes

Husson Eagle Ready for Bel Esprit Stakes

21 Apr, 2016

Trainer Patrick Payne is pleased with the condition of classy sprinter Husson Eagle ahead of Saturday’s Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse.

Patrick Payne is pleased with Husson Eagle ahead of Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes. Photo: Daniel Costello

Husson Eagle has been a strong and largely consistent performer for Payne since first appearing …

Merion On Trial for Sydney in Australian Guineas

Merion On Trial for Sydney in Australian Guineas

3 Mar, 2015

The Michael Moroney-trained Merion currently sits at number 20 in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) order of entry, for which a total of 29 three-year-olds are nominated.

Merion (inside) will be on trial for a trip to Sydney during the Group 1 Australian Guineas. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The luckless gelding will …

Firehouse Rock to Back-up in Australian Guineas

Firehouse Rock to Back-up in Australian Guineas

3 Mar, 2015

There will be no rest for three-year-old Firehouse Rock this weekend as the colt is set to run in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) just one week after running third in the Group 2 Autumn Classic (1800m).

Firehouse Rock (outside) will back-up in the Group 1 Australian Guineas. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.…

Clevadude Entered for Moonee Valley Return

Clevadude Entered for Moonee Valley Return

11 Jun, 2013

Two-year-old gelding Clevadude adds some intrigue to the nominations for Saturday’s Moonee Valley program, with the youngster entered to have his first start since his Magic Millions Classic failure in January.

The Rick Hore-Lacy-trained gelding started among the favourites in the Magic Millions but began poorly from a wide gate and never featured in the …