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Hutchings To Ride Black Jag At Randwick

Hutchings To Ride Black Jag At Randwick

24 Jul, 2014

Young New Zealand jockey Rory Hutchings will be riding at just his second Australian metropolitan meeting in Sydney on Saturday and has been booked to partner the in-form Black Jag in the Sydney Spring Carnival On Sale Now Handicap (1800m) due to the suspension of Serg Lisnyy.

Black Jag will be partnered by leading New …

Carlyon Cup Win Within Unanimously’s Grasp

Carlyon Cup Win Within Unanimously’s Grasp

23 Aug, 2012

Unanimously will be given the chance to win his first Melbourne start in the Listed Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Unanimously placed second at Moonee Valley earlier this month. Photo by: Steve Hart

The five-year-old gelding has had three attempts at claiming victory in Victoria, however, has never been able to come through …

Karuta Queen to Return this Weekend

Karuta Queen to Return this Weekend

20 Mar, 2012

Lightning fast sprinter Karuta Queen will contest this Saturday’s Listed Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill in her first run since a disappointing ninth-place effort in the Lightning Fingers Stakes in February.

Queanbeyan based trainer Neville Layt had planned to give the 2011 Magic Millions winner a barrier trial two weekends ago but had to …

News Alert Debuts For Pride Stable

News Alert Debuts For Pride Stable

22 Nov, 2011

News Alert will have his first run for new trainer Joe Pride this Saturday since joining the stable three months ago.

The seven-year-old gelding was transferred to Pride after spending the majority of his racing career with Con Karakatsanis at Rosehill.

News Alert will have his debut run for Pride in the 1,100 metre Welter …

Black Piranha Circling Closer To Top Form

Black Piranha Circling Closer To Top Form

25 May, 2011

Black Piranha

With the dominance of Black Caviar in the BTC Cup not a lot was mentioned about Black Piranha or indeed any of the other back markers.

Obviously they’re well and truly outclassed by the great mare but with her out of the picture in this weekend’s Doomben 10,000 the door is well and …

It’s All Good News For Karakatsanis

It’s All Good News For Karakatsanis

6 May, 2011

News Alert

Watching his past five race starts you would never know that twelve months ago News Alert was fighting for his life after contracting a deadly stomach virus.

However, that was certainly the case.

The Sydney sprinter became couped up in a Brisbane veterinary clinic just days after competing in the Group 1 Doomben …

News Alert Win Would Be Out Of This Galaxy

News Alert Win Would Be Out Of This Galaxy

16 Apr, 2011

News Alert is no guarantee to win The Galaxy in such a strong Group 1 field but just to be back at this point is a testament to the toughness of this horse.

Con Karakatsanis says News Alert was struck down with a serious stomach virus in Queensland last Winter Carnival, an illness so bad …