News About: Secret Admirer

Avdulla On Track To Make George Main Stakes Weight

Avdulla On Track To Make George Main Stakes Weight

16 Sep, 2014

Jockey Brenton Avdulla believes that he is on track to get down to the 50.5 kilograms required to ride talented three-year-old Panzer Division in the 2014 George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Brenton Avdulla is stripping the weight in order to ride Panzer Division in the 2014 George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick …

Newitt to ride Better Than Ready in Stradbroke Handicap

Newitt to ride Better Than Ready in Stradbroke Handicap

28 May, 2013

Top Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt has picked up the ride on local fancy Better Than Ready in the Group 1 $1.36m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 8.

Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt to ride Better Than Ready in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Eagle Farm trainer Kelly Schweida was forced …

Waller and Begg not worried about a wet Rosehill track

Waller and Begg not worried about a wet Rosehill track

5 Apr, 2013

Two trainers who won’t be worried about the wet track conditions at Rosehill tomorrow are Chris Waller and Grahame Begg, both with a runner in the Group 1 $400,000 Inglis Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1500m).

Wet track specialist Red Tracer winning the Millie Fox Stakes on a heavy track. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waller …

McDonald Appeal Dismissed, Avdulla Picks Up Ride on Secret Admirer

McDonald Appeal Dismissed, Avdulla Picks Up Ride on Secret Admirer

9 Nov, 2012

An appeal by James McDonald against a 14-meeting suspension for his Melbourne Cup ride on Fiorente has been dismissed meaning the New Zealand jockey will be unable to ride in Saturday’s Emirates Stakes meeting at Flemington.

James McDonald (pictured) will not be riding on Emirates Stakes Day. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

McDonald was found guilty …

Strong Field for Emirates

Strong Field for Emirates

7 Nov, 2012

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is set to finish with a bang at Flemington on Saturday with a classy field of 16 horses plus four emergencies named to contest the Group 1 Emirates Stakes(1600m).

Epsom winner Fat Al will carry 58kg in the Emirates Stakes on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Heading the field is Epsom …

Appearance Wins Myer Classic in Blanket Finish

Appearance Wins Myer Classic in Blanket Finish

3 Nov, 2012

Guy Walter-trained Appearance has upset fancied stablemate Streama to win the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) in another boil over at Flemington today.

Leading chances Streama and Red Tracer battled for the lead early, with the Stratum four-year-old having to work extremely hard to take up the running on the rail while Appearance was switched …

Myer Over Mackinnon for Secret Admirer

Myer Over Mackinnon for Secret Admirer

30 Oct, 2012

Grahame Begg has opted to race Secret Admirer in the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington this Saturday instead of taking on Cox Plate winner Ocean Park in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m).

Secret Admirer heads to the Group 1 Myer Classic at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The five-year-old mare …

Ironstein to bypass Caulfield for Melbourne cup

Ironstein to bypass Caulfield for Melbourne cup

15 Oct, 2012

Trainer Gerald Ryan will bypass Saturday’s Caulfield Cup with his tough stayer Ironstein in preference to a start in the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 6.

Ironstein will bypass the Caulfield Cup and aim for the Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Ironstein ran a solid fourth to Shahwardi …

Avdulla back on Secret Admirer for Caulfield Cup

Avdulla back on Secret Admirer for Caulfield Cup

15 Oct, 2012

Sydney jockey Brenton Avdulla has been appointed to ride Secret Admirer in the Caulfield Cup (2400m) in what will be his first time aboard the dual Group 1 winner this spring.

Brenton Avdulla has been appointed to ride Secret Admirer in the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Avdulla has ridden the Grahame Begg-trained mare …

Secret Admirer going for the Caulfield Cup

Secret Admirer going for the Caulfield Cup

8 Oct, 2012

Trainer Grahame Begg will send Group 1 winning mare Secret Admirer to Melbourne this week with the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 20 firmly on the agenda.

Secret Admirer will go to Melbourne next and target the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

Begg was more than pleased with …