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Bonecrusher Passes Away At 33

Bonecrusher Passes Away At 33

11 Jun, 2015

1986 Cox Plate winner Bonecrusher has been humanely euthanized at the age of 33 overnight after he contracted laminitis.

Bonecrusher stamped himself as a horse to watch when he won the 1985 edition of the Bayer Classic, now known as the Levin Classic, as a three-year-old and he went on to take out the Group …

Silent Achiever’s career at crossroads, decision to be made on her future

Silent Achiever’s career at crossroads, decision to be made on her future

28 Apr, 2015

Multiple Group 1 winning Kiwi mare Silent Achiever could have run her last race with Cambridge trainer Roger James saying a decision on her future will be made next week.

A decision on multiple Gi winner Silent Achiever’s future will be made early next week. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Silent Achiever ran the …

Rising Romance To New Zealand Stakes Following First-Up Win

Rising Romance To New Zealand Stakes Following First-Up Win

14 Feb, 2015

Rising Romance is set to head to the 2015 New Zealand Stakes after she scored a most impressive win in the Ophtalmic Instrument Company Handicap (1500m) at Ellerslie this afternoon.

Rising Romance (pictured winning the Australian Oaks) returned to racing with an impressive win in New Zealand this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Apprentice jockey …

Historian To Back-Up In Eagle Farm Cup

Historian To Back-Up In Eagle Farm Cup

27 May, 2014

Trainer Gary Alton has confirmed that Historian will back-up in the 2014 Eagle Farm Cup, despite beating home just a single runner in the Group 3 Lord Mayor’s Cup (1615m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Historian was no match for Angel Of Mercy in the Lord Mayor's Cup at Doomben on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello…

Doomben Cup On The Agenda For Historian

Doomben Cup On The Agenda For Historian

29 Apr, 2014

Two-time New Zealand Group 1 winner Historian will contest the Eagle Farm Cup during the 2014 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival if he performs well when he makes his Australian racing debut in the Group 3 Lord Mayor’s Cup (1600m) at Doomben on March 24.

James McDonald has been offered the ride on Historian in both …

Silent Achiever To Contest Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Silent Achiever To Contest Queen Elizabeth Stakes

14 Apr, 2014

Trainer Roger James has confirmed that talented mare Silent Achiever will contest the 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick this weekend.

Silent Achiever is chasing her fourth straight win at Group 1 level after taking out the New Zealand Stakes, Ranvet Stakes and The BMW this preparation. Photo by: Steve Hart

Silent Achiever …

2014 The BMW Tips: Silent Achiever The Value

2014 The BMW Tips: Silent Achiever The Value

4 Apr, 2014

Silent Achiever is the 2014 The BMW tip of leading form expert Dominic Beirne and he believes the classy mare represents good value to score her second straight victory at Group 1 level this weekend.

Silent Achiever is chasing her second Australian Group 1 victory in the 2014 The BMW at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. …

Distance Rise To Suit Silent Achiever In The BMW

Distance Rise To Suit Silent Achiever In The BMW

1 Apr, 2014

Trainer Roger James is confident that the step-up to 2400 metres will suit talented mare Silent Achiever in the 2014 The BMW at Rosehill Gardens this weekend.

Silent Achiever will be chasing her fourth straight victory when she contests The BMW at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Silent Achiever broke through for …

Silent Achiever Causes Ranvet Stakes Boilover

Silent Achiever Causes Ranvet Stakes Boilover

22 Mar, 2014

The 2014 Ranvet Stakes match race between Fiorente and It’s A Dundeel did not eventuate; with Silent Achiever upsetting the leading duo to score her maiden Australian Group 1 win at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Silent Achiever upsets favourites to win the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart

Carlton House set a quick …

Silent Achiever To Wear Blinkers In Ranvet Stakes

Silent Achiever To Wear Blinkers In Ranvet Stakes

18 Mar, 2014

Trainer Roger James has confirmed that talented mare Silent Achiever will wear blinkers when she returns to Australian racing in the 2014 Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this weekend.

Silent Achiever is chasing her first win in Australia since she took out the Crystal Mile during the 2012 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse …