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Jorda Wins Gimcrack Stakes on Debut

Jorda Wins Gimcrack Stakes on Debut

1 Oct, 2016

Godolphin have potentially unearthed a star filly in the form of Jorda, who justified her clear favouritism to win the Listed Gimcrack Stakes (1000m) on debt at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Jorda won the Listed Gimcrack Stakes on debut at Randwick this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

All nine fillies confirmed in the Gimcrack Stakes field …

Flight Stakes favourite Omei Sword out with respiratory infection

Flight Stakes favourite Omei Sword out with respiratory infection

29 Sep, 2016

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has been forced to scratch the short priced favourite Omei Sword from the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday because of a respiratory infection.

Favourite Omei Sword, above, has been scratched from the Flight Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Omei Sword was …

Yankee Rose to take cover in Flight Stakes

Yankee Rose to take cover in Flight Stakes

29 Sep, 2016

Sunshine Coast trainer David Vandyke has elected to remove the blinkers from Yankee Rose to give her a chance to settle with cover in the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Yankee Rose, above, will race without the blinkers in the Flight Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Omei Sword draws barrier 7 in small Flight Stakes field

Omei Sword draws barrier 7 in small Flight Stakes field

28 Sep, 2016

Outstanding filly Omei Sword has drawn barrier seven in the eight horse field for the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Omei Sword, above, will start the odds on favourite in the G1 Flight Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Omei Sword is one of three fillies that …

Leotie to round off Thousand Guineas prep at Bendigo

Leotie to round off Thousand Guineas prep at Bendigo

27 Sep, 2016

Lightly raced filly Leotie will round off her preparation for the Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 8 at Bendigo on Thursday.

Chris Parnham, above, will ride the Henry Dwyer trained Leotie at Bendigo. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Trainer Henry Dwyer was forced to scratch Leotie from the Group 2 …

Foxplay & Omei Sword Nominated for Flight Stakes

Foxplay & Omei Sword Nominated for Flight Stakes

26 Sep, 2016

Despite heading the futures Thousand Guineas betting markets for Saturday week in Melbourne the Chris Waller-trained Foxplay and Omei Sword are the headline nominations taken by Racing NSW for the Flight Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Waller’s flying filly Foxplay chases the Furious Stakes – Tea Rose Stakes – Flight Stakes 2016 treble …

Astern not among Caulfield Guineas second acceptances

Astern not among Caulfield Guineas second acceptances

21 Sep, 2016

One time favourite Astern is officially out for the Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 8 with trainer John O’Shea not including him among the stable’s list of second acceptances.

Astern, above, is not among the second acceptances for the Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

O’Shea has …

Astern’s Caulfield Guineas campaign in dissaray

Astern’s Caulfield Guineas campaign in dissaray

19 Sep, 2016

Golden Rose winner Astern’s Caulfield Guineas campaign is in disarray after the colt has been forced to miss Saturday’s Group 3 $175,000 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield after developing a high temperature.

Astern, above, will miss the Caulfield Guineas Prelude at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer John O’Shea had to medicate Astern to …

Golden Rose winner Astern for Caulfield Guineas

Golden Rose winner Astern for Caulfield Guineas

12 Sep, 2016

The Godolphin Team has confirmed that Golden Rose winner Astern will head to Melbourne to contest the Group 1 $1m Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 8.

Astern, above, will head to Melbourne for the Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer John O’Shea gave Astern the all clear to step up …

Astern scores brilliant win in the Golden Rose

Astern scores brilliant win in the Golden Rose

10 Sep, 2016

The John O’Shea trained Astern unleashed an electrifying finish to score a brilliant win in the Group 1 $1m De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose (1400m) at Rosehill today.

Astern scores a brilliant win in the Golden Rose at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Winning jockey James McDonald made light of a wide barrier and had …