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Kiwi filly Savvy Dreams among nominations for Auraria Stakes

Kiwi filly Savvy Dreams among nominations for Auraria Stakes

18 Apr, 2017

Kiwi filly Savvy Dreams will have her Australasian Oaks lead up run in Group 3 $120,000 Schweppervescence Stakes (Registered as Auraria Stakes) (1800m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

The Darren Weir trained Kenedna, above, is among the nominations for the Auraria Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Guy Lowry and Grand Cullen trained …

2017 Australian Oaks Results: Bonneval Wins

2017 Australian Oaks Results: Bonneval Wins

8 Apr, 2017

Bonneval stamped herself as the best staying filly in Australasia with a strong performance in the 2017 Australian Oaks at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Hugh Bowman was clearly delighted to take out the 2017 Australian Oaks on Bonneval. Photo by: Steve Hart

Early speed maps were thrown on their heads when Lasqueti Spirit was slow …

Bonneval favoured to win 2017 Australian Oaks

Bonneval favoured to win 2017 Australian Oaks

7 Apr, 2017

Tough Kiwi filly Bonneval is favoured to win her second Oaks crown when she takes on twelve other fillies in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Kiwi filly Bonneval in the Australian Oaks at Randwick. Photo by …

Nurse Kitchen has to overcome outside barrier in Australian Oaks

Nurse Kitchen has to overcome outside barrier in Australian Oaks

4 Apr, 2017

Big race jockey Blake Shinn has been given the tough task of navigating a winning path on Nurse Kitchen from the outside barrier in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Nurse Kitchen, above in white and blue colours, will need plenty …

2017 Australian Derby Results: Jon Snow an Impressive Winner

2017 Australian Derby Results: Jon Snow an Impressive Winner

1 Apr, 2017

Jon Snow has produced a second outstanding staying effort in as many weeks to take out the 2017 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Jon Snow beat Harper’s Choice to win the Group 1 Australian Derby this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

A third placegetter in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby …

13 to contest 2017 Australian Derby

13 to contest 2017 Australian Derby

28 Mar, 2017

The Kiwis have a great chance to win a third straight Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championhips’ on Saturday with last start winners Gingernuts and Jon Snow headlining the 2017 thirteen horse field.

Kiwi Gingernuts, above, will line up in the 2017 AustrSteve Hart.alian Derby at …

Jon Snow gets visitor’s barrier draw in Tulloch Stakes

Jon Snow gets visitor’s barrier draw in Tulloch Stakes

22 Mar, 2017

Kiwi colt Jon Snow has been given the visitor’s barrier draw and will jump from the outside of the thirteen horse field in the Group 2 $200,000 Power Distribution Australia Tulloch Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Damian Lane, above, rides Kiwi colt Jon Snow in the Tulloch Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Kiwi fillies still alive in 2017 Australian Oaks 1st acceptances

Kiwi fillies still alive in 2017 Australian Oaks 1st acceptances

8 Mar, 2017

Talented Kiwi fillies La Bella Diosa and Eleonora are among the first acceptances for the 2017 Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on April 8.

Kiwi filly La Bella Diosa, above, is among the first acceptances for the 2017 Australian Oaks at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Sixty-nine fillies are …

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 …