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Waterhouse and Waller match numbers in 2016 J J Atkins nominations

Waterhouse and Waller match numbers in 2016 J J Atkins nominations

5 May, 2016

Gai Waterhouse and Chris Waller have matched numbers with ten nominations each for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) to be run at Eagle Farm on June 11.

The Kelso Wood trained Nikitas is among the nominations for the J.J. Atkins at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Waller is looking for back …

Danehill Stakes 2015: Raphael’s Cat To Be Effective

Danehill Stakes 2015: Raphael’s Cat To Be Effective

11 Sep, 2015

Raphael’s Cat is set to contest the 2015 Danehill Stakes at Flemington tomorrow and trainer Gai Waterhouse is typically bullish about the chances of the promising colt in the Group 2 event at Flemington tomorrow.

Blake Shinn has been booked to ride Raphael’s Cat in the 2015 Danehill Stakes at Flemington this weekend. Photo by: …

Almalad Scores Fighting Victory in 2014 J.J. Atkins

Almalad Scores Fighting Victory in 2014 J.J. Atkins

7 Jun, 2014

Lightly-raced gelding Almalad has given trainer Gai Waterhouse her second straight victory in the J.J. Atkins at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

Almalad fought off Brazen Beau and the fast-finishing Looks Like The Cat to win the 2014 J.J. Atkins at Eagle Farm. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Almalad did plenty wrong throughout the race and pre-race …

2014 J.J. Atkins Tips: Time For War The Value

2014 J.J. Atkins Tips: Time For War The Value

6 Jun, 2014

Brazen Beau is on top of the 2014 J.J. Atkins tips for Adam Blencowe, but the leading form analyst believes that Time For War is the value runner in the Group 1 event at Eagle Farm tomorrow.

Time For War is the J.J. Atkins tip of Raicng And Sports Senior Handicapper Adam Blencowe. Photo by: …

Almalad to head north for J.J. Atkins

Almalad to head north for J.J. Atkins

26 May, 2014

Trainer Gai Waterhouse will be aiming to win back to back Group 1 $500,000 J.J. Atkins (1600m) with last Saturday’s Randwick winner Almalad.

Almalad with Winona Costin wins at Randwick to earn a trip north to Queensland for the G1 JJ Atkins. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waterhouse won last year’s version with Northern Meteor youngster …

Firmer Track To Help Romantic Touch In Randwick Guineas

Firmer Track To Help Romantic Touch In Randwick Guineas

15 Mar, 2014

Mark Newnham, the stable foreman for Gai Waterhouse, believes that Romantic Touch will be helped by a return to firm ground when he contests the 2014 Randwick Guineas in Sydney this afternoon.

Romantic Touch will be racing over a mile for the first time since he took out the J.J. Atkins during the 2013 Brisbane …

El Roca to wait for all clear to start in Hobartville Stakes

El Roca to wait for all clear to start in Hobartville Stakes

1 Mar, 2014

Connections and punters will have to wait until Racing New South Wales stewards give the all clear for favourite El Roca to take his place in the Group 2 $200,000 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill today.

El Roca has to get the all clear from the stewards before being allowed to start in the Hobartville …

Vilanova unlikely Australian Guineas runner

Vilanova unlikely Australian Guineas runner

24 Feb, 2014

Last Saturday’s Caulfield winner Vilanova is unlikely to back up in the Group 1 $500,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington this weekend.

Vilanova is unlikely Australian Guineas runner. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Chris Waller trained three year old scored his first victory for the leading Sydney stable with a last to first …

Charlie Boy Included In Caulfield Guineas Prelude Final Field

Charlie Boy Included In Caulfield Guineas Prelude Final Field

25 Sep, 2013

Gerald Ryan-trained Charlie Boy will run in the Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield on Sunday rather than the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m).

Charlie Boy has been included in the final field for the Caulfield Guineas Prelude. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Charlie Boy stamped himself as a leading …

Northern Meteor Dies After Suffering Colic Attack

Northern Meteor Dies After Suffering Colic Attack

31 Jul, 2013

Emerging stallion Northern Meteor passed away at Widden Stud last night after suffering a sudden attack of colic.

Romantic Touch was the first of Northern Meteor's progeny to achieve Group 1 success. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Northern Meteor took the breeding world by storm this season and was just a day away from being named …