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Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra in Winterbottom Stakes

22 Nov, 2016

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham expects improvement from Malaguerra and can see him winning back to back Group 1 races when he steps out in the $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Ben Melham, above, rides Malaguerra in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Peter Gelagotis trained …

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

7 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths will have a race against time to have The Quarterback fit to run in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington in February.

The Quarterback, above, has a race against time to be fit for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

2016 Manikato Stakes Betting: Money for Fell Swoop

2016 Manikato Stakes Betting: Money for Fell Swoop

21 Oct, 2016

Canberra trained sprinter Fell Swoop has continued to attract plenty of money and is now at single figure odds for the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Fell Swoop, above, has been well supported in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Matt Dale trained Fell Swoop …

Lankee Rupee to improve on Caulfield Sprint performance

Lankee Rupee to improve on Caulfield Sprint performance

12 Oct, 2016

Five times Group 1 winner Lankan Rupee might have plenty of class on his side but will benefit greatly fitness wise from his first race start in twelve months when he lines up in the Group 2 $200,000 Dilmah For Lovers Of Tea Caulfield Sprint (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Lankan Rupee, above, will resume …

Schillaci Stakes winner Star Turn to Coolmore Stud Stakes

Schillaci Stakes winner Star Turn to Coolmore Stud Stakes

8 Oct, 2016

Today’s brilliant Schillaci Stakes winner Star Turn will now take on the cream of the crop three year olds in the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on October 29.

Star Turn, above winning the San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill, beat the older horses in the Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by …

Furnaces Primed for Schillaci Stakes

Furnaces Primed for Schillaci Stakes

7 Oct, 2016

Godolphin’s number one hoop James McDonald is confident that Furnaces will prove extremely hard to beat when he lines up for the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Furnaces will contest the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart

Furnaces has been a strong and consistent performer throughout …

Lankan Rupee Eyes Caulfield Sprint Return

Lankan Rupee Eyes Caulfield Sprint Return

7 Sep, 2016

Next month’s Caulfield Sprint could mark the much-awaited return of Mick Price’s five-time winning sprint star Lankan Rupee.

Mick Price’s $4 million earner Lankan Rupee could resume in the 2016 Caulfield Sprint on October 15. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

A winner of over $4 million in prize money to date, Redoute’s Choice gelding Lankan Rupee hasn’t …

Capitalist will miss Golden Rose Stakes

Capitalist will miss Golden Rose Stakes

16 Aug, 2016

Plans to run Capitalist in the Group 1 $1m Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on September 10 have been scrapped following the Golden Slipper winner’s failed return to racing last weekend.

Golden Slipper winner Capitalist, above, will miss the Golden Rose Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Capitalist had been the ruling favourite …

Light Spring on the Cards for Fell Swoop

Light Spring on the Cards for Fell Swoop

28 Jun, 2016

Trainer Matt Dale has revealed his stable star Fell Swoop will be set for a light 2016 Spring Carnival campaign, after a long and arduous autumn and winter preparation.

Fell Swoop will be kept to a light 2016 Spring Carnival campaign. Photo: Daniel Costello

Fell Swoop stamped himself as an exciting prospect for Canberra-based Dale …

Heatherly to chase Group 1 sprints in the Spring

Heatherly to chase Group 1 sprints in the Spring

27 Jun, 2016

Brilliant speedster Heatherly will be restricted to the short course sprints over the 2016 Spring Carnival as she chases her first Group 1 victory.

Heatherly will be chasing Group 1 success during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Heathery showed that she was a potential Group 1 winner with a five and …