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Moody is eyeing off first Melbourne Cup

Moody is eyeing off first Melbourne Cup

4 Sep, 2012

Australia’s premier trainer Peter Moody is searching new ground in an attempt to win his first Melbourne Cup with Oaks winner Lights Of Heaven heading his nine nominations in a total of  151 when entries closed today for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 6.

Moody has risen to …

Shane Scriven announces his retirement from the saddle

Shane Scriven announces his retirement from the saddle

3 Sep, 2012

Top Queensland jockey Shane Scriven has announced his retirement from riding after many years of winning the long running battle against his weight.

The premiership and Group one winning jockey has had a long history of overcoming adverse weight problems to get his career back on track but has finally decided to call it a …

Scenic Shot chases Rough Habit’s Doomben Cup record

Scenic Shot chases Rough Habit’s Doomben Cup record

18 May, 2012

Western Australian warhorse Scenic Shot gets his chance to emulate New Zealand legend Rough Habit if he can take out his third Doomben Cup tomorrow.

Scenic Shot and Shane Scriven are two time winners of the Group 1 $500,000 WFA Kirks Doomben Cup (2000m) having won last year and back in 2009 while Rough Habit …

Moody pleased with Manighar heading to Doomben Cup

Moody pleased with Manighar heading to Doomben Cup

16 May, 2012

Doomben Cup favourite Manighar  pleased trainer Peter Moody with a solid workout yesterday morning, rounding off his preparation for the Group 1 $500,000 Kirks Doomben Cup  (2000m) at Doomben.

Moody was on hand at Doomben to watch the multiple Group 1 winning Manighar go through his paces and he worked strongly to the line at …

Freedman hoping for clear skies for mawingo in Doomben cup

Freedman hoping for clear skies for mawingo in Doomben cup

16 May, 2012

Anthony Freedman is hoping for clear skies leading up to Doomben on Saturday to give his German import  Mawingo every chance to produce his best in the Group 1 $500,000 WFA Kirks Doomben Cup  (2000m).

Freedman was more than happy with Mawingo’s run in the Group 2 $300,000 Gold Coast Turf Club A D Hollindale …

Third Doomben Cup Tough Ask for Scenic Shot

Third Doomben Cup Tough Ask for Scenic Shot

15 May, 2012

Veteran gelding Scenic Shot will have to overcome some stiff opposition this Saturday when he attempts to add a third Doomben Cup title to his impressive resume.

Two-time Doomben Cup winner Scenic Shot - photo © Taron Clarke

The experienced nine-year-old has not tasted success since his 2011 Doomben Cup win ahead of My Kingdom …

Phelan Ready looking for overdue win in Prime Minister’s Cup

Phelan Ready looking for overdue win in Prime Minister’s Cup

4 May, 2012

Phelan Ready gets his best chance to return to the winner’s list since taking out the 2009 Golden Slipper when he lines up in the Listed $175,000 Carlton Draught Prime Minister’s Cup (1300m) at the Gold Coast tomorrow.

A drop in class, a wet track and Shane Scriven to ride are the three ingredients that …

Victory Stakes to develop into great tactical race

Victory Stakes to develop into great tactical race

27 Apr, 2012

Even though the Group 2 $175,000 Coca-Cola Amatil Victory Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm tomorrow has attracted a small field, it will develop into a great tactical race.

Speedsters Adebisi and Buffering have shown in the past they both like to lead and the chance of them eye balling each other could set the race …

Scriven to return on Scenic Shot

Scriven to return on Scenic Shot

18 Apr, 2012

Dual Doomben Cup winner Scenic Shot could be the boost jockey Shane Scriven needs to restart his illustrious career in the saddle.

Scriven will be having his first race ride in almost ten months when he is legged up onto Scenic Shot in the Listed Spotless Members’ Handicap (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday, a …

Perth filly Bliss Street is ready for Melbourne

Perth filly Bliss Street is ready for Melbourne

10 Feb, 2012

Perth filly Bliss Street is off to Melbourne for the Autumn Carnival win or lose in tomorrow’s Magic Millions Trophy at Ascot.

Trainer Daniel Morton is keen to get his filly to Melbourne but conceded that she might be a little bit underdone when she steps out in the $96,000 R.M. Williams Magic Millions Perth …