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Criterion Victoria Derby Field Position Up To Williams

Criterion Victoria Derby Field Position Up To Williams

1 Nov, 2013

Trainer David Payne has revealed that he will be leaving the 2013 Victoria Derby field position up to leading jockey Craig Williams but admits that his promising three-year-old will need a bit of luck to record this maiden Group 1 victory.

Criterion is one of several leading chances that has drawn towards the outside of …

David Feels The Payne Of Lost Horses

David Feels The Payne Of Lost Horses

30 Nov, 2011

David Payne has lost two of his key players and will be relying on a new look team to bring him success throughout 2012.

Both Masquerader and Defiant Dame will no longer be seen racing in Australia creating a big hole in the trainers squad.

Masquerader had plenty of promise but throughout 2011 he struggled …

Praecido Primed To Find Winning Gear

Praecido Primed To Find Winning Gear

9 Sep, 2011

David Payne is just one of dozens of trainers keeping an anxious eye skyward throughout today and tomorrow as Sydney plays the waiting game with lingering wet weather.

While the downpours haven’t been at the levels felt a few weeks ago, they have been enough to strip Rosehill of a good rating and too much …

Victoria Derby Winner Lion Tamer Plans Spring Onslaught

Victoria Derby Winner Lion Tamer Plans Spring Onslaught

7 Jul, 2011

Lion Tamer was last year's Victoria Derby winner

Last year’s Victoria Derby winner Lion Tamer has been aimed at another Spring Carnival campaign in Melbourne this year by trainer Bjorn Baker.

Baker, who trains the horse with his father, will travel Lion Tamer to Australia after having a long spell in his home country of …