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Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

18 Jan, 2017

Managing Director of Godolphin Australia Henry Plumptre has revealed that the major autumn sprint races are likely to figure as the major campaign targets for three-year-old Astern this time in.

Boom colt Astern is likely to contest the major Group 1 sprints in autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Astern has shown plenty of ability since …

Flying Artie to chase Group 1 treble in Autumn

Flying Artie to chase Group 1 treble in Autumn

16 Jan, 2017

Caulfield trainer Mick Price will set his brilliant colt Flying Artie for a Group 1 treble during the Melbourne and Sydney 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Flying Artie, above pink and black, will be chasing a Group 1 treble during the 2017 Autumn Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Flying Artie was one of the stars of …

Group 1 Autumn Sprints Await Vinery Stud’s New Star

Group 1 Autumn Sprints Await Vinery Stud’s New Star

23 Dec, 2016

The Team Hawkes-trained young sprint champion in the making Star Turn will step out in new colours during the autumn after Vinery Stud purchased the Group 1 bound three-year-old.

Progressive young sprinter Star Turn will target the Group 1 autumn sprint races for new connections Vinery Stud. Photo: Steve Hart.

A beautifully bred son of …

Lankan Rupee to miss major carnivals through injury

Lankan Rupee to miss major carnivals through injury

7 Nov, 2016

Injury plagued multiple Group 1 winning sprinter Lankan Rupee will miss the Perth Racing Carnival and next year’s rich Autumn Carnivals after succumbing to another leg injury.

Lankan Rupee, above, will be sent to the paddock for four mouths to recover from a leg injury. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Mick Price trained Lankan Rupee …

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

7 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths will have a race against time to have The Quarterback fit to run in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington in February.

The Quarterback, above, has a race against time to be fit for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

The Quarterback to Peak in Darley Classic

The Quarterback to Peak in Darley Classic

4 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is thrilled with the condition of stable star The Quarterback ahead of his run in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight on Saturday.

Robbie Griffith is confident that The Quarterback will muster his best form in the Darley Classic. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Quarterback has returned …

Darley Classic favourite Fell Swoop has first look at Flemington straight

Darley Classic favourite Fell Swoop has first look at Flemington straight

3 Nov, 2016

Equal favourite Fell Swoop will be having his first look at the Flemington straight on Saturday when he lines up in the Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m) but trainer Matt Dale expects his stable star to handle it okay.

Fell Swoop, above, will be having his first run down the Flemington straight in the …

Black Heart Bart to take on best WFA horses in Cox Plate

Black Heart Bart to take on best WFA horses in Cox Plate

11 Jul, 2016

Melbourne’s premiership winning trainer Darren Weir will give Black Heart Bart the chance to take on the best weight for age horses during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley.

Black Heart Bart , above, will be set for the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in …

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

20 Jun, 2016

The Quarterback is set to clash again with the world’s highest rated sprinter Chautauqua during a short Melbourne Spring Carnival campaign.

The Quarterback, above, is set to clash again with Chautauqau in the Spring. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

In a close three way finish The Quarterback nosed out the Darren Weir trained Black Heat …

Lankan Rupee aiming for Spring Carnival comeback

Lankan Rupee aiming for Spring Carnival comeback

16 Jun, 2016

Trainer Mick Price is hoping for a light Spring campaign for his super sprinter Lankan Rupee who is recovering from a hock injury he suffered during the 2015 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Super sprinter Lankan Rupee could return to the race track during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Lankan Rupee had to undergo …