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Hobart Cup the Target for Warrior Of Fire

Hobart Cup the Target for Warrior Of Fire

22 Dec, 2015

Trainer Jerome Hunter has been thrilled with the condition of Warrior Of Fire this time and has revealed the 2016 Hobart Cup/Launceston Cup double will figure as major campaign targets for the classy gelding.

Daniel Stackhouse partnered Warrior Of Fire to success in this year’s edition of the Hobart Guineas. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Like An Eagle On Song For Newmarket After Hareeba Stakes Win

Like An Eagle On Song For Newmarket After Hareeba Stakes Win

15 Feb, 2012

Like An Eagle has overcome a bad start in today’s Listed Hareeba Stakes at Mornington to win the race by a length.

The race had a dramatic start when Del Palio was the shock late scratching after playing up in the barrier stalls.

The incident caused eventual winner Like An Eagle, who was in the …

Snitzerland Pays Her Way With Inglis Premier Win

Snitzerland Pays Her Way With Inglis Premier Win

15 Feb, 2012

Snitzerland has proven too good for her juvenile competitors in today’s $250,000 Inglis Premier at Mornington, which she won by four and a half lengths.

The Snitzel filly was having just the second career start in the race after finishing second by a nose to Applegate in the Listed Emirates Airline Plate in November last …

Cropp Caught Napping With Positive Test

Cropp Caught Napping With Positive Test

8 Dec, 2011

A forgetful Lisa Cropp has paid dearly for a mistake of failing to inform stewards of the prescription medicine she was taking.

Cropp tasted positive to a random swab on Oaks day during the Melbourne Cup Carnival with those results coming back to bite her this week.

Not only was she rubbed out of her …

Golden Rose Hopeful Delago’s Lad Tragically Dies During Trackwork

Golden Rose Hopeful Delago’s Lad Tragically Dies During Trackwork

6 Sep, 2011

Delago's Lad passed away during trackwork at Mornington today

Talented three-year-old Delago’s Lad was the victim to a suspected heart attack this morning whilst completing his track work at Mornington Racecourse.

The Delago Brom gelding, who was trained by John McArdle, was in the process of pulling up from his workout when he collapsed and …

Dreamaway Chases Melbourne Spring Success

Dreamaway Chases Melbourne Spring Success

31 Aug, 2011

Dreamaway will begin her spring campaign at Flemington on Saturday under the watchful eye of new trainer Dean Binaisse.

Binaisse acquired the WATC Derby winner after her connections chose to move her from Perth to Melbourne to chase the more lucrative spring carnival races.

Dreamaway was previously trained by Grant Williams at his Karnup stables …

Race Fall Victim Jake Noonan Seeks Riding Clearance

Race Fall Victim Jake Noonan Seeks Riding Clearance

16 Aug, 2011

Jockey Jake Noonan is hoping to obtain clearance to resume riding

Apprentice jockey Jake Noonan will visit a neurologist today in the hope of obtaining clearance to resume his riding career.

The young jockey was hours from making his return to racing at Mornington Racecourse last Wednesday when he was refused final clearance by the …

Aquanita Racing Goes Four In A Row

Aquanita Racing Goes Four In A Row

11 Aug, 2011

Aquanita Racing is celebrating a marvellous achievement this week with a string of winners kicking off their new season in the best possible style.

They’ve managed a rare effort, four winners on four consecutive days across four different race tracks, a great testament to the developing strength of their operation.

The streak kicked off on …

Jake Noonan On Verge Of Remarkable Comeback

Jake Noonan On Verge Of Remarkable Comeback

9 Aug, 2011

Jockey Jake Noonan will make a remarkable comeback to riding at Mornington tomorrow

Three months ago at Flemington Racecourse a horror race fall looked to have cost Jake Noonan his life.

After being dislodged from the paradoxically named Safe, many thought he had been killed as he lay frozen on the turf.

Friend and fellow …

Jake Noonan On Comeback Trail After Race Fall

Jake Noonan On Comeback Trail After Race Fall

4 Aug, 2011

Jockey Jake Noonan will ride at Mornington next week after having 3 months off due to injury

Jake Noonan will get back in the saddle at Mornington’s race meeting next Wednesday after having three months off following a horrific race fall in May.

The young apprentice suffered career threatening head injuries after the fall, which …