News About: Rocket Man
Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter, Australia’s representative on the World Thoroughbred Rankings Panel, has confirmed that Japanese sprinter Lord Kanaloa’s international rating figure will rise significantly after his dominant victory in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint(1200m) at Sha Tin last Sunday.
Melbourne trainer Tony Vasil has given international galloper Green Birdie one more chance to prove his worth when he lines up in the Listed $100,000 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
Vasil is not worried that Green Birdie has drawn the outside in the field of sixteen at his first start in …
Timeform has raised super mare Black Caviar’s rating from 135 to 136 as a result of Hay List winning the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington last Saturday.
Black Caviar had beaten Hay List by one and three quarter lengths in the Group 1 $750,000 Coolmore Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February …
The calls for Rocket Man ($4) to take on Black Caviar died quickly after the Singapore star lowered it colours in the Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama in Japan two starts back.
The winner of 18 of his 23 starts can redeem in the A$1.8m Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin today but it won’t …
Rocket Man is well on his way to winning the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin next month after posting a victory in the Kranji Stakes last Friday night.
The international sprinting star is out for revenge in Hong Kong after being beaten by a nose in last year’s edition by JJ The …
Permission has been granted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club for Australian Jockeys Tye Angland and Brett Prebble to be absent from Hong Kong in order to partner Green Birdie and Lucky Nine respectively in the Sprinters Stakes (G1) scheduled to be conducted at Nakayama Racecourse, Tokyo on Sunday, 2 October 2011.
The Sprinters Stakes …
He may not be journeying to Australia to take on Black Caviar in the Patinack Farm Classic in November, but Rocket Man has made a magnificent return to racing at his home track of Kranji last night.
The six-year-old gelding topped off two dominant barrier trials earlier this month with a five-length win over his …
Singapore sprint champion Rocket Man will bypass his sceduled Patinack Farm Classic run after it was established he would have to spend too much time in quarantine.
The long-awaited clash between super mare Black Caviar and Rocket Man is now off …
While Racing Victoria is concerned that a possible trip to Japan for Rocket Man in October would put an end to his Patinack Farm Classic appearance the next month, the horse’s trainer remains adamant the Australian race is their first priority.
The Singapore-based champion has had the $1 million race on his radar for some …
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