News About: Northerly

Lite’n In My Veins could emulate Northerly in Railway Stakes

Lite’n In My Veins could emulate Northerly in Railway Stakes

18 Nov, 2016

Trainer Fred Kersley is hoping his up and coming galloper Lite’n In My Veins can emulate the deeds of the great Northerly in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Rageese, above, is one of the main chances in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by …

Guest Of Honour At Monster Cox Plate Odds

Guest Of Honour At Monster Cox Plate Odds

25 Oct, 2014

Guest Of Honour is available at the lengthy 2014 Cox Plate odds of $126 and has the opportunity to record the biggest upset in the history of the Australasian Weight-For-Age Championship.

Guest Of Honour has the chance to record the biggest upset in the history of the 2014 Cox Plate. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Ihtsahymn to head east after Kingston Town Classic win

Ihtsahymn to head east after Kingston Town Classic win

9 Dec, 2013

An eastern states campaign is on the cards for Ihtsahymn after the three year old took out the Group 1 $500,000 TAB Touch – Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Luckygray, above, was unable to run own down Ihtsahymn in the Kingston Town Classic. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Trainer Fred Kersley …

2013 Kingston Town Classic Final Field Confirmed

2013 Kingston Town Classic Final Field Confirmed

2 Dec, 2013

The 2013 Kingston Town Classic final field has been released; with just eleven horses set to contest the $500,000 Group 1 race at Ascot this Saturday.

Luckygray defeated Mr Moet to win the 2012 Kingston Town Classic and is the favourite to take out the 2013 edition of the race. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Ihtsahymn Storms Home Late To Win W.A. Guineas

Ihtsahymn Storms Home Late To Win W.A. Guineas

23 Nov, 2013

Ihtsahymn flew home from the back of the field to win the Group 2 Western Australian Guineas (1600m) in impressive fashion at Ascot this afternoon.

The Simon Miller-trained duo of Miss Rose De Lago and Saint Bro looked as though they were going to quinella the race but Ihtsahymn found clear running with 150 metres …

Michelle Payne to make complete recovery

Michelle Payne to make complete recovery

18 May, 2012

Michelle Payne is expected to make a complete recovery from injuries she received in a nasty fall at Donald last Sunday.

Victoria’s top female jockey was tossed into the turf when her mount El Divine stumbled out of the starting gates resulting in five fractured vertebrae and several broken ribs.

Payne said that her doctors …

Michelle Payne escapes life threatening injuries in race fall

Michelle Payne escapes life threatening injuries in race fall

14 May, 2012

Victoria’s top female jockey Michelle Payne has escaped life threatening injuries after being thrown from her mount coming out of the barriers in the first race at Donald yesterday.

But the Group 1 winning jockey is set to be on the sidelines for many months after suffering four fractured vertebrae and broken ribs.

Payne was …

Australian racing looses two of its legends

Australian racing looses two of its legends

10 May, 2012

Australian racing lost two of its great legends in the last couple of days with the deaths of Western Australian bulldog Northerly and the front running Vo Rogue.

Vo Rogue created a cult following with his front running style with jockey Cyril Small letting him set up ten to twelve lengths margins over his rivals …

So You Think for third Cox Plate

So You Think for third Cox Plate

21 Feb, 2012

The Moonee Valley Racing Club is set to start negotiations with Coolmore in an attempt to bring So You Think back to Australia for a third shot at the Cox Plate.

This year is thirty years since the mighty Kingston Town won his third Cox Plate beating Grosvenor and My Axeman and the Moonee Valley …

Grand Nirvana a chance for Melbourne in autumn

Grand Nirvana a chance for Melbourne in autumn

4 Dec, 2011

Perth trainer Fred Kersley has pencilled in a possible Melbourne campiagn for Saturday’s Group 3 A J Scahill Stakes (1400m) winner Grand Nirvana.

Kersley, the man who trained the great Northerly to a Caulfield Cup and two Cox Plate victories, says the ultra consistent son of Scenic is getting close to earning the right.

Grand …