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Vinland back on track for Inglis Nursery

Vinland back on track for Inglis Nursery

7 Dec, 2016

Smart two year old Vinland is back on track for the $500,000 Inglis Nursery (1000m) at Randwick on December 17 following an impressive barrier trial win at Rosehill on Tuesday.

Vinland’s stablemate Aspect, above, winning the Maribyrnong Plate at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer Tony McEvoy admits that he was slightly disappointed with Vinland’s …

Artic Angel Makes All In Merson Cooper Stakes

Artic Angel Makes All In Merson Cooper Stakes

12 Nov, 2016

Artic Angel led from start to finish to record an impressive victory in the 2016 Merson Cooper Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon.

Artic Angel pinged the gates and quickly found the lead before she kicked away when asked for an extra effort by jockey Chris Symons at the top of the straight.

Symons was …

Solicit Back To Her Best In Summoned Stakes

Solicit Back To Her Best In Summoned Stakes

14 Nov, 2015

Solicit returned to her best form to record an impressive victory in the 2015 Summoned Stakes at Sandown this afternoon.

Solicit was taken to the front in the early stages of the Summoned Stakes and she was able to settle in a lovely rhythm, while favourite Scarlet Billows was well back towards the tail of …

Jackson Scores Debut Win In Merson Cooper Stakes

Jackson Scores Debut Win In Merson Cooper Stakes

14 Nov, 2015

Jackson stamped himself as a horse to watch with a fast-finishing victory in the 2015 Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown this afternoon.

Jackson flew home down the outside to record an impressive win in the Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jackson was settled in the second half of …

Thurlow Worthy Of Place In Blue Diamond Stakes Field

Thurlow Worthy Of Place In Blue Diamond Stakes Field

25 Feb, 2015

Promising filly Thurlow has been overshadowed by stablemate Fontiton heading into the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes, but trainer Robert Smerdon believes that she is worthy of her place in the field for the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday.

Thurlow will make her Group 1 debut in the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield …

Godolphin Happy With Blue Diamond Preview Duo

Godolphin Happy With Blue Diamond Preview Duo

23 Jan, 2015

Godolphin have both Mesa and Demonstrate in the 2015 Blue Diamond Preview (Colts and Geldings) field at Sandown on Australia Day and Racing Manager Jason Walsh does not believe there is a great deal between the two colts heading into the Listed event.

Mesa finished a close third behind Thurlow when he made his racing …