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The Quarterback has best track record for Black Caviar Lightning

The Quarterback has best track record for Black Caviar Lightning

17 Feb, 2017

The Quarterback has the best track record over the 1000m down the Flemington straight but is still listed as one of the outsiders in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning on Saturday.

The Quarterback, above, has the best track record for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Robbie …

Fell Swoop to kick off 2017 Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

Fell Swoop to kick off 2017 Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

16 Feb, 2017

Smart sprinter Fell Swoop will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign in the Group 1 $500,000 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 25.

Fell Swoop, above, will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Fell Swoop was among the nominations for the Group 1 …

Newmarket Handicap the Target for Rubiton Stakes Winner Super Cash

Newmarket Handicap the Target for Rubiton Stakes Winner Super Cash

11 Feb, 2017

Four-year-old Super Cash has produced a career-best effort to win the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) first-up at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon.

Super Cash beat a talented field to record a smart in in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Punters all but abandoned the Star Witness mare in betting …

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

6 Feb, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern has come through a second barrier trial today in great style in preparation for his return in the Autumn in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, has come through a second barrier trial at Warwick Farm in great style in preparation for …

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

1 Feb, 2017

Owner Rupert Legh has revealed that champion sprinter Chautauqua is likely to return to racing in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse on February 11th.

Chautauqua will return to racing in the 2017 Rubiton Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua failed to make anything of an impression through two starts …

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes First-Up for Illustrious Lad

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes First-Up for Illustrious Lad

30 Jan, 2017

Trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed that the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on February 18th will figure as the Autumn Carnival launch pad for talented sprinter Illustrious Lad.

Illustrious Lad will be set for Group 1 targets during the 2017 Autumn Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Illustrious Lad had his …

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

24 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign in the in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern’s Lightning start was confirmed on the …

3yos headline 2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations

3yos headline 2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations

24 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winning three year olds Astern, Extreme Choice and Flying Artie headline the nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 11.

Group 1 winning 3yo Extreme Choice, above, is among the nominations for the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Astern is one …

Al Quoz Sprint an Option for The Quarterback

Al Quoz Sprint an Option for The Quarterback

23 Jan, 2017

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has revealed that stable star The Quarterback could make the long journey abroad to contest the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint (1000m) in Dubai during his forthcoming Autumn Carnival campaign.

The Quarterback could travel to Dubai to contest the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in late March. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The …

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 …