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Bring Me The Maid the big firmer for the Golden Slipper

Bring Me The Maid the big firmer for the Golden Slipper

31 Mar, 2014

Last Saturday’s Rosehill winner Bring Me The Maid is the big firmer for the Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill after the weekend’s racing.

Bring Me The Maid and Chad Schofield will line up in the Golden Slipper. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Caulfield trainer Peter Moody has no worries …

Bring Me The Maid lifts spirits of Roy Higgins with win in Sports 1000

Bring Me The Maid lifts spirits of Roy Higgins with win in Sports 1000

1 Mar, 2014

The win of first starter Bring Me The Maid in the Listed $120,000 Sports 1000 (1000m) at Flemington today will lift the spirits of Australian racing icon and former champion jockey Roy Higgins.

Bring Me The Maid (blue and white silks) wins the Listed Sports 1000 at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia

Higgins …

Zoustar Gives Cassidy His 100th Group 1 Victory In 2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Zoustar Gives Cassidy His 100th Group 1 Victory In 2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes

2 Nov, 2013

Zoustar stamped himself as the best three-year-old in Australia and gave veteran jockey Jim Cassidy his 100th victory at Group 1 level with a strong win in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Zoustar recorded his second win at Group 1 level in the 2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes at …

Cassidy A Chance To Record Historic Century In George Main Stakes

Cassidy A Chance To Record Historic Century In George Main Stakes

19 Sep, 2013

Veteran jockey Jim Cassidy has the opportunity to win his 100th Group 1 race when he partners Hawkspur in the Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Jim Cassidy has the chance to record his 100th Group 1 victory in the George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Photo …

George Main Stakes could give Cassidy his 100th Group 1 winner

George Main Stakes could give Cassidy his 100th Group 1 winner

16 Sep, 2013

Evergreen jockey Jim Cassidy might not have to wait long to ride his one hundredth Group 1 winner if Chris Waller decides to run last start winner Hawkspur in the Group 1 $350,000 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jim Cassidy and Hawkspur combine to win the 2013 Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm. …

Pierro to stand at Coolmore Stud

Pierro to stand at Coolmore Stud

27 Apr, 2013

A first season stud fee will be announced early next week for recently retired super colt Pierro following a $30 million handshake which saw Coolmore strike a deal with owner Greg Kolivos.

Pierro winning the WFA Canterbury Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Pierro will stand his first season at the famous Coolmore Stud …

Nolen’s actions labelled “the Blunder from down under”

Nolen’s actions labelled “the Blunder from down under”

25 Jun, 2012

Jockey Luke Nolen’s actions have been labelled “The blunder from Down Under” after he eased down Black Caviar over the concluding stages of the Group 1 £500,000 The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6 furlongs) at Royal Ascot on Saturday.

Luke Nolen was apologetic to connections after Black Caviar's close finish in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at …

Black Caviar’s Brother Moshe Retired To Stud

Black Caviar’s Brother Moshe Retired To Stud

29 Nov, 2011

The full brother to Black Caviar, Moshe, has been retired after a career that spanned just five race starts.

The galloper displayed promising results during his short career, winning three of his five runs.

Moshe, who is just four-year-old, was retired after contracting a severe throat infection that was deemed to be career-ending.

The Bel …

Exceed excites happy syndicate

Exceed excites happy syndicate

25 Nov, 2011

This season’s leading Moonee Valley hoop Craig Newitt was seen at his desperate best when Exceed and Excite led throughout to win the Mazda 72 955m sprint at Moonee Valley tonight.

Newitt come into the meeting on eight wins, one ahead of both Dwayne Dunn and Luke Nolen.

Those two rode earlier winners Dunn (Anjea) …

Moshe To Join Sister At Moody Stables

Moshe To Join Sister At Moody Stables

18 May, 2011

Moshe is set to join his older sister Black Caviar’s stable, with the three-year-old now set to be trained by Peter Moody.

The owners of Moshe opted for a change of trainer after the horse failed to perform at Caulfield a fortnight ago.

Syndicate manager Roy Higgins said that Moshe would join Moody’s stable after …