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Rain Affair To Contest 2014 T.J. Smith Stakes

Rain Affair To Contest 2014 T.J. Smith Stakes

18 Dec, 2013

Speedy sprinter Rain Affair will have his third straight crack at the Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m) during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Rain Affair will be one of several horses Joseph Pride hopes can perform well at Group 1 level during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo by: Steve Hart

Rain …

Portelli secures Munce for Single Style

Portelli secures Munce for Single Style

24 Aug, 2012

An encouraging phone call by Warwick Farm trainer Gary Portelli was enough to entice Chris Munce to travel to Sydney for the weekend to ride promising filly Single Style.

Single Style will be ridden by Chris Munce in the Silver Shadow Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Single Style will line up in the Group 3 …

Munce to partner Bold Glance in Warwick Stakes

Munce to partner Bold Glance in Warwick Stakes

20 Aug, 2012

Toowoomba trainer Norm Hilton has called on the services of premiership winning jockey Chris Munce to partner Bold Glance when he steps out at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Bold Glance (pictured left) will be partnered by jockey Chris Munce in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Bold Glance will line up in …

Melbourne trip on the cards for Carry Me Bluey

Melbourne trip on the cards for Carry Me Bluey

17 Jul, 2012

A possible trip to Melbourne in the Spring is on the cards for Toowoomba galloper Carry Me Bluey if he can reproduce his winning form at Eagle Farm on Saturday which saw him back in the winner’s circle over the Grafton Cup Carnival last week.

Carry Me Bluey was back to his best when he …

Sacred Choice firms in Chipping Norton betting

Sacred Choice firms in Chipping Norton betting

8 Mar, 2012

Wet track specialist Sacred Choice has firmed dramatically in the betting for the Group 1 $350,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

The Joe Pride trained mare will get conditions to suit with parts of Warwick Farm under water this morning as a result of the continuous heavy downpours that Sydney and …

Brown is ready to bounce back at Rosehill

Brown is ready to bounce back at Rosehill

10 Feb, 2012

Top Sydney jockey Corey Brown bruised and battered from a hard day at the office yesterday is ready to take up his duties at Rosehill tomorrow.

Brown ended up with a cut lip and bruising from a tough day at Gosford but has declared himself fit to fulfil his ten rides in a massive program …

Hurtle Myrtle Proves Too Good For More Joyous In Myer Classic

Hurtle Myrtle Proves Too Good For More Joyous In Myer Classic

29 Oct, 2011

Hurtle Myrtle held off a fast finishing Sacred Choice to win the Myer Classic

Damien Oliver has executed a Derby Day winning double aboard Hurtle Myrtle in the $500,000 Myer Classic at Flemington.

The five-year-old mare took on a fast finishing Sacred Choice down the home straight after the two horses overtook race favourites More …

Nothing’s Sacred As Pride Prays For More Rain

Nothing’s Sacred As Pride Prays For More Rain

29 Sep, 2011

Sacred Choice has a strong record on heavy tracks

Plenty of trainers are lamenting the wet weather which is bashing the east coast at the moment with the line of ‘I’m sure most trainers will be hoping for a fair track on the weekend’ becoming a common occurrence.

When you’re talking about ‘most trainers’ though …

Pinwheel steps up at Warwick Farm

Pinwheel steps up at Warwick Farm

20 Aug, 2011

Pinwheel wins the Group 2 Warwick Stakes

The Peter Snowden trained Pinwheel has won the Group 2 Warwick Stakes today, an impressive run on the Heavy 9 Warwick Farm track over 1400m. Six year old gelding Pinwheel proved his ability to step up in distance having always been kept to sprint distances of 1200m or …

Pride Pins Neeson As New Stable Star

Pride Pins Neeson As New Stable Star

5 Jul, 2011

Neeson will begin his Spring Carnival preparation with a barrier trial today

Trainer Joe Pride has high hopes for his four-year-old gelding Neeson, who will begin his spring season preparation with a barrier trial today.

The trainer is waving goodbye to dual Group 1 winner Vision And Power, who will now go to live out …