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Bondeiger On Track For CS Hayes Resumption

Bondeiger On Track For CS Hayes Resumption

12 Jan, 2015

Trainer Danny O’Brien has revealed that 2014 Victoria Derby runner-up Bondeiger will return to racing in the 2015 CS Hayes Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on February 21.

Bondeiger finished a close second behind Preferment in the 2014 edition of the Victoria Derby. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

O’Brien revealed at the end of last year that …

Australian Guineas to Figure for Bondeiger in Autumn

Australian Guineas to Figure for Bondeiger in Autumn

10 Nov, 2014

Stamping his claims as a serious racing prospect when finishing a close second in the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington last time out on November 1st, trainer Danny O’Brien has revealed he will set classy three-year-old Bondeiger for a tilt at the featured Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) through the 2015 …

2014 Melbourne Cup: O’Brien Relying On Lexus Stakes Win

2014 Melbourne Cup: O’Brien Relying On Lexus Stakes Win

29 Oct, 2014

Caravan Rolls On is currently 27th in the 2014 Melbourne Cup order of entry, but trainer Danny O’Brien will not be relying on attrition to get the imported stayer into ‘the race that stops a nation’ and the Geelong Cup winner is set to run in the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington …

Shamexpress Faces First-Up Victoria Derby Test

Shamexpress Faces First-Up Victoria Derby Test

30 Aug, 2012

Trainer Danny O’Brien will be looking at Shamexpress’ performance at Caulfield this weekend to assess his suitability for the Group 1 Victoria Derby in November.

Shamexpress will run in the HDF McNeil Stakes in Melbourne on Saturday, where he will face the likes of Elite Elle and Kabayan.

The O’Reilly colt began his race career …

Boss is looking for 4th Australian Derby

Boss is looking for 4th Australian Derby

12 Apr, 2012

Jockey Glen Boss is hoping to resurrect his big race career and capture his fourth Australian Derby as well at Randwick on Saturday.

Boss will partner Kiwi three year old Ocean Park for trainer Gary Hennessy in the Group 1 $1.5m David Jones Australian Derby over 2400m.

Champion jockey Glen Boss (pictured right) is aiming …

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

3 Mar, 2012

A brilliant ride by jockey Danny Nikolic on Mosheen saw the filly take out the $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington today in devastating fashion.

For the second year in a row a filly was too good for the colts and geldings after the Danny O’Brien filly Shamrocker  won the Group 1 for three year …

The Melbourne Cup final field

The Melbourne Cup final field

29 Oct, 2011

Defending champ Americian tops the final field for the Melbourne Cup

The final field of 24 horses has been announced for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup.

2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup Field – Final Acceptances

# Horse Trainer Weight
1 AMERICAIN (USA) (15) Alain de Royer Dupre G Mosse 58kg
2 JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) (6) Mark …

Shamrocker The Cox Plate Sleeping Giant

Shamrocker The Cox Plate Sleeping Giant

20 Oct, 2011

Shamrocker

Shamrocker is another of the forgotten horses to a degree in the 2011 Cox Plate with the dual Group 1 winning mare perhaps overlooked on the back of her recent form.

So far this spring she ran 8th in the Memsie Stakes before a complete bomb out in the Underwood Stakes where she tailed …

Caulfield Cup Field Falls Away As Weight Increases

Caulfield Cup Field Falls Away As Weight Increases

10 Oct, 2011

Green Moon (left, in front) will be the sole runner for Lloyd Williams in the Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup field is dropping away rapidly with a mixture of injury and poor form combining with the fact many see the Cox Plate as a better option.

Prolific owner Lloyd Williams best highlights the current theme …

Americain Ruled Out Of Caulfield Cup After Third Declarations

Americain Ruled Out Of Caulfield Cup After Third Declarations

4 Oct, 2011

Melbourne Cup champion Americain will not run in this year's Caulfield Cup

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Americain has not accepted for this year’s $2.5 million Caulfield Cup.

The third declarations, which were released earlier today, revealed that the six-year-old will give up a run in the Caulfield Cup in favour of a possible run …