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Pride Full Of Confidence Before 2014 Coolmore Classic

Pride Full Of Confidence Before 2014 Coolmore Classic

20 Mar, 2014

The 2014 Coolmore Classic field is packed full of quality fillies and mares, but trainer Joseph Pride is full of confidence that Steps In Time can return to winning form in the Group 1 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Steps In Time will be having her first start in five weeks in the Coolmore …

Red Tracer Still A Chance For Coolmore Classic

Red Tracer Still A Chance For Coolmore Classic

18 Mar, 2014

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller will wait until tomorrow morning before he decides whether Red Tracer will contest the 2014 Coolmore Classic at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Red Tracer finished second behind Appearance in the Coolmore Classic last year and remains a chance to contest the 2014 edition of the race. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Pride to run Steps In Time in Coolmore Classic

Pride to run Steps In Time in Coolmore Classic

13 Jan, 2014

Group 2 winning mare Steps In Time will be set for the Group 1 $600,000 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill on March 22 under new trainer Joe Pride.

Steps In Time, gold and brown colours, winning the 2013 Thoroughbred Breeders Classic.

Steps In Time will be prepared for her Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign by the …

Quinton Pair Have Big Spring Targets

Quinton Pair Have Big Spring Targets

1 Aug, 2012

While Ron Quinton‘s stable star Ofcourseican appears almost certain to begin a stud career this spring, two other horses will fly the flag at the elite level for the Sydney trainer.

Monton has returned to work and will be target the Group 1 Epsom Handicap - photo by Steve Hart

Ofcourseican provided Quinton with a …

Secret Admirer to target Caulfield Cup

Secret Admirer to target Caulfield Cup

30 Jul, 2012

Epsom Handicap winner Secret Admirer will head to Melbourne for her second Spring campaign with the Group 1 $2.5 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 20 her main target.

Secret Admirer's main spring target will be the Caulfield Cup - photo © Steve Hart

Secret Admirer was having her first serious hit out …

Houston Benefactor Debuts For New Trainer

Houston Benefactor Debuts For New Trainer

26 Jun, 2012

Houston Benefactor will have her first start for new trainer Ron Quinton when she lines up at Canterbury tomorrow.

It will be the second change of trainer for the three-year-old filly, who spent her first eight runs with Anthony Cummings before being moved to John Sadler for five starts.

The owners of the Encosta De …

Thankgodyou’rehere out to go one better in Galaxy

Thankgodyou’rehere out to go one better in Galaxy

17 Apr, 2012

Last year’s Galaxy runner-up Thankgodyou’rehere will be out to avenge his 2011 defeat this Saturday when he lines up the in $350,000 Group 1 Galaxy (1100m) at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse.

The Patrick and Wayne Webster-trained gelding will be returning from a spell after a promising spring campaign that saw him score two placings and …

Brenton Avdulla free to ride Secret Admirer in Doncaster

Brenton Avdulla free to ride Secret Admirer in Doncaster

2 Apr, 2012

Jockey Brenton Avdulla will be free to ride favourite Secret Admirer in the Doncaster at Randwick on April 21 after being suspended at Rosehill last Saturday.

Secret Admirer is the reigning favourite at $7.50 for the Group 1 $2m Doncaster Mile (1600m) and Avdulla is confident the four year old can win another Group 1 …

No rider to blame for Kristy Banks fall

No rider to blame for Kristy Banks fall

26 Mar, 2012

Racing Queensland Stewards have cleared all riders of any blame for the fall at Toowoomba on New Year’s Eve that ended jockey Kristy Bank’s riding career.

Stewards reconvened the inquiry last Friday into the fall in the Brisbane Riverview Hotel QTIS three year old Handicap (1200m) and took further evidence from jockeys Gary Geran and …

Kathy O’Hara wins first Group 1 on Ofcourseican

Kathy O’Hara wins first Group 1 on Ofcourseican

24 Mar, 2012

Popular jockey Kathy O’Hara produced the ride of her life to win her first Group One on Ofcourseican at Rosehill today.

Ofcourseican fought hard with Secret Admirer to win the Group 1 Coolmore Classic - photo (c) Steve Hart

O’Hara bought the Ron Quinton trained mare from well back in the field to come down …