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Sons Of John to Take Benefit from Tramway Stakes

Sons Of John to Take Benefit from Tramway Stakes

31 Aug, 2016

Trainer Jason Attard is confident that stable star Sons Of John will strip fitter for his first-up run in Saturday’s Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick.

Sons Of John finished a close second to Winx in last year’s Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes (pictured) most notably. Photo: Steve Hart

Sons Of John has …

Mourinho on the Comeback Trail

Mourinho on the Comeback Trail

31 May, 2016

Mourinho’s racing career appeared in doubt when he suffered a near fore tendon injury in early autumn, but trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed the Group 1 winner is taking particularly well to his recovery and may even make a competitive appearance in spring.

Group 1 winner Mourinho has taken well to his recovery from a …

Mourinho May Not Defend Australia Stakes Title

Mourinho May Not Defend Australia Stakes Title

19 Jan, 2016

Trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed that he would be happy to scratch Mourinho from the 2016 Australia Stakes if last year’s winner does not draw an inside gate when the final field is released tomorrow afternoon.

Mourinho upstaged a number of more fancied rivals to take out the 2015 edition of the Australia Stakes. Photo …

2016 Australian Cup the Target for Mourinho

2016 Australian Cup the Target for Mourinho

23 Nov, 2015

Trainer Peter Gelagotis was understandably thrilled with the results posted by Mourinho through his 2015 preparations and has revealed he will set his stable star for a second-consecutive appearance in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) during the 2016 Autumn Carnival.

Mourinho will be set for the Group 1 Australian Cup upon resuming in autumn. …

2015 Cox Plate Betting: Mourinho on the Drift

2015 Cox Plate Betting: Mourinho on the Drift

24 Oct, 2015

Consistent gelding Mourinho has arguably returned to racing in career-best form this season, but has interestingly continued to drift in 2015 Cox Plate betting markets for success in the feature race at Moonee Valley this afternoon.

Mourinho continues to drift in 2015 Cox Plate betting markets. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Undoubtedly the stable star …

Mourinho Impresses In Trackwork Ahead Of Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes

Mourinho Impresses In Trackwork Ahead Of Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes

1 Sep, 2015

Mourinho was one of a number of talented gallopers that galloped at Moonee Valley this morning and he impressed trainer Darryl Blackshaw with his final piece of work ahead of the 2015 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes.

Mourinho will have the chance to earn a place in the Cox Plate field if he wins the …

Cox Plate The Long-Term Goal For Spelling Mourinho

Cox Plate The Long-Term Goal For Spelling Mourinho

17 Mar, 2015

Trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed that the 2015 Cox Plate will be the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival goal for Mourinho, who was sent to the spelling paddock following his luckless run in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Mourinho will be set for the Cox Plate during the 2015 Spring Racing …

Australian Cup The Autumn Target For Australia Stakes Winner Mourinho

Australian Cup The Autumn Target For Australia Stakes Winner Mourinho

27 Jan, 2015

Trainer Peter Gelagotis has confirmed that the 2015 Australian Cup will be the major autumn target for Australia Stakes winner Mourinho.

Mourinho upset the likes of Dissident to win the 2015 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on Sunday. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Gelagotis elected to include Mourinho in the Australia Stakes at the urging of …

Moonee Valley the Key to Success for Mourinho

Moonee Valley the Key to Success for Mourinho

22 Jan, 2015

Trainer Peter Gelagotis was thrilled with the results secured by veteran Mourinho over his five race spring preparation and is confident his runner is more than capable of figuring in contention in Saturday’s featured Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.

Peter Gelagotis is confident the Mourinho will perform on the Moonee Valley track …

Mourinho an Australia Stakes Late Nomination

Mourinho an Australia Stakes Late Nomination

20 Jan, 2015

Arguably finding career-best form over an impressive 2014 spring campaign, Team Gelagotis have included Mourinho as a late nomination for Saturday’s featured Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.

Mourinho has been included as a late nomination for the 2015 Australia Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Finishing outside the places just once over …