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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 …

Baker Back with Six 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

Baker Back with Six 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

6 Feb, 2017

Prolific New Zealand horseman Murray Baker is back chasing his fourth success with six nominations for the Australian Derby 2017 this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

James Cummings’ Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is among the key 2017 Australian Derby nominations taken this autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Championship nominations for the 10 feature races …

Turn Me Loose to Take Benefit from Australia Stakes

Turn Me Loose to Take Benefit from Australia Stakes

24 Jan, 2017

Trainer Murray Baker is expecting multiple Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose to take plenty of benefit from his first-up run in the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Friday afternoon.

Turn Me Loose will resume in Friday’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Turn Me Loose has …

Wide barrier not a worry for Luna Rossa in the Telegraph

Wide barrier not a worry for Luna Rossa in the Telegraph

20 Jan, 2017

Cambridge trainer Murray Baker doesn’t expect a wide barrier will affect the chances of Luna Rossa when she resumes in the  Group 1 NZ$250,000 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham in New Zealand on Saturday.

Luna Rossa will take on Odyssey Moon, above, in the Telegraph at Trentham. Photo by Steve Hart.

Baker, …

Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

Turn Me Loose to chase back to back Futurity Stakes wins

19 Jan, 2017

Multiple Group 1 winning Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose will be chasing back to back wins in the Group 1 $500,000 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 25.

Turn Me Loose, above, will be chasing back to back wins in the Futurity Stakes during the Melbourne Autumn Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cambridge …

Odyssey Moon still in the betting despite wide barrier in Telegraph

Odyssey Moon still in the betting despite wide barrier in Telegraph

19 Jan, 2017

Victorian sprinter Odyssey Moon is still at single digit odds in the betting despite drawing a wide barrier in the Group 1 NZ$250,000 JR & N Berkett Telegraph (1200m) at Trentham in New Zealand on Saturday.

Odyssey Moon, above, has drawn a horror barrier in the Telegraph at Trentham in New Zealand. Photo by Ultimate …

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.…

Dal Cielo Primed for Big Autumn Campaign

Dal Cielo Primed for Big Autumn Campaign

9 Jan, 2017

Talented sprinter Dal Cielo has stamped himself as one to watch during the forthcoming Autumn Carnival, after returning to competition for a dominant win in the Summer Sprint (1000m) at Warwick Farm over the weekend.

Dal Cielo returned to the races on Saturday for a strong win in the Summer Sprint. Photo: Steve Hart

A …

2016 Crown Oaks: Eleonora bred to get the distance

2016 Crown Oaks: Eleonora bred to get the distance

3 Nov, 2016

Kiwi filly Eleonora will have no trouble getting the distance in the Group 1 $1m Crown Oaks over 2500m at Flemington today with stout staying blood on both sides of her pedigree.

Eleonora, above, has the pedigree to run out a strong 2500m in the Crown Oaks at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Eleonora’s …

Ethereal Stakes winner Eleonora Crown Oaks bound

Ethereal Stakes winner Eleonora Crown Oaks bound

15 Oct, 2016

Kiwi filly Eleonora produced a great Crown Oaks trial with a stylish win in the Group 3 $150,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Ethereal Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Eleonora, blue, green and yellow colours, will head to the Crown Oaks after winning the Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Eleonora is the granddaughter …