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Browne Excited For 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

Browne Excited For 2014 Hong Kong Sprint

10 Dec, 2014

Veteran jockey Damian Browne is excited to take on the world’s best hoops when he partners Buffering in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin on Sunday.

Browne is hoping to combine with Robert Heathcote and record another Group 1 victory with Buffering. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Browne has achieved plenty during …

Fair Draw For McEvoy In Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship

Fair Draw For McEvoy In Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship

9 Dec, 2014

Australian jockey Kerrin McEvoy is not without a chance of winning back-to-back Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship titles after he was allocated three fair rides for the series that will be held at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.

Kerrin McEvoy has the chance to win back-to-back Hong Kong International Jockeys’ Championship titles at Happy Valley …

McDonald To Represent Oceania In World Super Jockey’s Series

McDonald To Represent Oceania In World Super Jockey’s Series

18 Nov, 2014

Leading Sydney-based hoop James McDonald has been chosen to represent Oceania in the 2014 World Super Jockey’s Series at Tokyo on November 29.

James McDonald will ride against some of the best jockeys in the world in the World Super Jockey’s Series in Japan. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The World Super Jockey’s Series …

Pether’s Moon to head down under for Caulfield Cup

Pether’s Moon to head down under for Caulfield Cup

4 Aug, 2014

East Everleigh trainer Richard Hannon describes Pether’s Moon as a perfect candidate for the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 18 following the four year old’s win at Glorious Goodwood last Friday.

Pether's Moon likely to head to Melbourne for the Caulfield Cup. Fawkner, above, winning the 2013 Caulfield Cup. …

Melbourne Cup Betting Support Continues For Simenon

Melbourne Cup Betting Support Continues For Simenon

5 Nov, 2013

The 2013 Melbourne Cup betting support for Irish stayer Simenon has continued to flow and he is now on the fifth line of betting at odds of $15.

Simenon has been one of the best backed runners in 2013 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Simenon has been one of the …

Mickael Barzalona To Ride Shamexpress in July Cup

Mickael Barzalona To Ride Shamexpress in July Cup

9 Jul, 2013

Leading international hoop Mickael Barzalona will ride Australian sprinter Shamexpress in the Group 1  July Cup (1207m) at Newmarket Racecourse in England on Saturday.

Shamexpress will be ridden by Mickael Barzalona in the July Cup. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Regular jockey Craig Newitt partnered Shamexpress in the King’s Stand Stakes (1006m) during the Royal Ascot …

Canford Cliffs Retired To Stud In UK

Canford Cliffs Retired To Stud In UK

5 Aug, 2011

The racing career of English super star Canford Cliffs has come to an end with a serious leg injury discovered after the conclusion of the Sussex Stakes.

Canford Cliffs was involved in one of the most anticipated match races of the decade when he faced off with then unbeaten Frankel, but he couldn’t get near …

Frankel Remains Unbeaten After Sussex Stakes Triumph

Frankel Remains Unbeaten After Sussex Stakes Triumph

28 Jul, 2011

Three-year-old Frankel has beaten rival Canford Cliffs in superior style in the Group 1 Sussex Stakes at Goodwood in England yesterday.

The unbeaten colt has now won all of his eight race starts and has accumulated the equivalent of more than $A 1.35 million in prize money.

Trainer Sir Henry Cecil believes that Frankel is …

Frankel v Canford Cliffs – Sussex Stakes Arrives

Frankel v Canford Cliffs – Sussex Stakes Arrives

27 Jul, 2011

It’s been billed as the match race of the decade and while it may be happening half a world away there’s plenty of Australian interest in tonight’s Sussex Stakes.

The unbeaten Frankel goes one on one with Canford Cliffs at Goodwood in one of the most anticipated contests in history.

Both horses are considered by …