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Tuscan Fire To Make History In The Caulfield Cup

Tuscan Fire To Make History In The Caulfield Cup

16 Oct, 2013

Former hurdler Tuscan Fire will make history on Saturday when he becomes the first Mornington Cup winner to run in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) since the Listed event became a ballot-exempt race for the Caulfield Cup in 2011.

Trainer Dan O'Sullivan is confident that Tuscan Fire is ticking along nicely heading into the …

McShane scores biggest win with Norsqui in Adelaide Cup

McShane scores biggest win with Norsqui in Adelaide Cup

11 Mar, 2013

Trainer Walter McShane saw a twelve plan come to fruition to score his biggest win with Norsqui taking out the Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville today.

Norsqui (above) gaves trainer Walter McShane his biggest thrill in racing. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

McShane set his sights on this year’s …

Hurdy Gurdy Man to Chase Tasmanian Cups Double

Hurdy Gurdy Man to Chase Tasmanian Cups Double

26 Feb, 2013

Hobart Cup winner Hurdy Gurdy Man will chase his second Tasmanian feature race on Wednesday after trainer Darren Weir chose to make a return trip to Australia’s southern most state for the Group 3 $225,000 Launceston Cup (2400m).

The five-year-old bolted home to win by more than a length when favourite in the Hobart Cup …

Moody and Nolen to team up in Adelaide Cup

Moody and Nolen to team up in Adelaide Cup

7 Mar, 2012

The all-conquering team of trainer Peter Moody and jockey Luke Nolen will move to Adelaide on Monday with the in form Hanks in the Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup at Morphettville.

Hanks is lining up for a hat trick of wins after being successful at his last two run at Moonee Valley in …

Group Test In Store For Norsqui In Adelaide Cup

Group Test In Store For Norsqui In Adelaide Cup

29 Feb, 2012

Norsqui will have to step up in grade if he plans to win the Group 2 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville on Monday March 12.

The five-year-old gelding will be looking to recreate the events of his last start, when he won the Listed Mornington Cup by two and a half lengths.

The win earned him …

Local Boy Chris Symons takes out Mornington Cup on Norsqui

Local Boy Chris Symons takes out Mornington Cup on Norsqui

15 Feb, 2012

Local boy Chris Symons rated today’s Mornington Cup win aboard outsider Norsqui as one of the highlights of his riding career.

Symons combined with Tasmanian trainer Walter McShane to cause a boilover in taking out the Listed $300,000 Centrebet Mornington Cup (2400m) at Mornington in convincing style.

Norsqui, starting at the lucrative odds of $26 …

Golden Olympic Win in 2011 Sandown Cup

Golden Olympic Win in 2011 Sandown Cup

12 Nov, 2011

The Robert Smerdon trained Olympic Win only had a head to spare when leading throughout in the Sandown Cup (3200m).

Taken to the front by jockey Mark Zahra, the Montjeu gelding opened up a break mid-race thus making the Cup a true staying test.

The tactics were employed on the six-year-old as his staying prowess …

Niwot Is Early Melbourne Cup Qualifier

Niwot Is Early Melbourne Cup Qualifier

21 May, 2011

Niwot has already secured himself automatic entry into the 2011 Melbourne Cup field by winning the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes at Flemington today.

The six-year-old gelding has made a brilliant comeback from a knee injury that almost cost him his career, which he sustained after winning the Listed Winter Cup in 2009.

The Hawkes family-trained …