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Star Rolling Primed for Lord Stakes

Star Rolling Primed for Lord Stakes

22 Dec, 2015

Star Rolling ran on for a credible fourth in his second start this campaign a fortnight ago, and co-trainer Craig Widdison is confident the notable gelding is primed for another competitive performance in Saturday’s Listed Lord Stakes (1700m) at Caulfield.

Co-trainer Craig Widdison is confident Saturday’s Lord Stakes at Caulfield is the right race for …

Memsie Stakes Return For Trevieres

Memsie Stakes Return For Trevieres

25 Aug, 2015

Trevieres will make his long awaited return to the races in the 2015 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday and co-trainer Craig Widdison is hopeful that the imported galloper can run well fresh in the Group 1 event.

Trevieres has not been seen at the races since he finished a close second behind Solzhenitsyn in …

Shamal Wind On Track For King’s Stand Stakes Trip

Shamal Wind On Track For King’s Stand Stakes Trip

17 Apr, 2015

Shamal Wind will make the trip to England for the 2015 King’s Stand Stakes during the Royal Ascot meeting and trainer Robert Smerdon is happy with the progress that the mare is making ahead of what will be the final race start of her career.

Shamal Wind will represent Australia in the 2015 King’s Stand …

Eloping on trial for Robert Sangster Stakes

Eloping on trial for Robert Sangster Stakes

14 Apr, 2015

Speedy filly Eloping is on trial for a shot at Group 1 glory in the $400,000 William Hill Classic (Registered as Robert Sangster Stakes) (1200m) at Morphettville on May 2 when she resumes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Eloping will earn a trip to Adelaide with a good performance when she resumes at Caulfield on the …

Morgan Hoping Star Rolling Can Improve In Peter Young Stakes

Morgan Hoping Star Rolling Can Improve In Peter Young Stakes

25 Feb, 2015

Co-trainer Peter Morgan is hopeful that Star Rolling can produce an improved performance when he contests the 2015 Peter Young Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Star Rolling has the chance to return to winning form in the 2015 Peter Young Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Star Rolling was sent to the spelling paddock …

Orr Stakes Rather Than Carlyon For Star Rolling

Orr Stakes Rather Than Carlyon For Star Rolling

10 Feb, 2015

Co-trainer Peter Morgan has confirmed that Star Rolling will return to racing in the 2015 Orr Stakes at Caulfield this weekend rather than the Group 3 Carlyon Cup (1600m) at the same venue.

Star Rolling will start his 2015 Melbourne Festival Of Racing campaign in the Orr Stakes at Caulfield this weekend. Photo by: Race …

Eloping To Contest Rubiton Stakes

Eloping To Contest Rubiton Stakes

10 Feb, 2015

Co-trainer Peter Morgan has confirmed that Eloping will take on the older horses in the 2015 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield this weekend.

Eloping will return to the races in the 2015 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Eloping was included in the nominations for both the Group 2 Rubiton …

Australian Cup the Target for Star Rolling

Australian Cup the Target for Star Rolling

29 Jan, 2015

Unable to make much of an impact over four starts following an impressive first-up win the Group 2 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) over spring, trainer Peter Morgan is confident Star Rolling has returned to full fitness ahead of an autumn campaign geared towards the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m).

Star Rolling will target the Group …

Averau Begins Adelaide Cup Preparation

Averau Begins Adelaide Cup Preparation

29 Jan, 2015

While Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison lament the fact that the Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) is not run in January, the trainers have opted to run Averau in the Doriemus Handicap (2000) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday to keep the mare fresh.

Renew is one of 11 rivals Averau will face in the Doriemus …

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

2 Jan, 2015

A trip to the Apple Isle next month to target the Hobart Cup – Launceston Cup double could be on the cards for the Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison-trained mare Averau after her barnstorming Bagot Handicap win on New Year’s Day.

Jockey Linda Meech boasts four wins from seven recent rides aboard Thursday’s Bagot Handicap …