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Work to Decide the Future of Happy Trails

Work to Decide the Future of Happy Trails

28 Jun, 2016

Trainer Paul Beshara has revealed he will allow the work completed by popular gelding Happy Trails through the coming weeks dictate whether or not the horse will be set for a final racing campaign through the forthcoming 2016 Spring Carnival.

Paul Beshara will allow Happy Trails’ work to determine his future in racing. Photo: Race …

Turnbull Stakes 2015: Beshara Confident Happy Trails Will Win

Turnbull Stakes 2015: Beshara Confident Happy Trails Will Win

1 Oct, 2015

Happy Trails is set to contest the 2015 Turnbull Stakes and trainer Paul Beshara is extremely confident that his star galloper will win the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Trainer Paul Beshara is very confident that Happy Trails will win the 2015 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington on Sunday. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Happy …

Happy Trails heads the list of Spring Stakes Nominations

Happy Trails heads the list of Spring Stakes Nominations

4 Aug, 2015

Multiple Group 1 winner Happy Trails heads the list of nominations for the Group 3 $120,000 David Coles AM Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Spring Stakes headliner Happy Trails galloping with Go Indy Go at Morphettville last Saturday. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Happy Trails will kick off another Spring Carnival campaign with the …

Chad Schofield to have short Melbourne stint before Hong Kong

Chad Schofield to have short Melbourne stint before Hong Kong

16 Jul, 2015

Jockey Chad Schofield is back in action at Flemington on Saturday but the Melbourne stay will be short as he prepares to head to Hong Kong in September to start a six month riding contract.

Chad Schofield will return to riding in Melbourne at Flemington with four mounts. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The two time …

Chad Schofield granted Hong Kong Licence

Chad Schofield granted Hong Kong Licence

16 Jun, 2015

Talented young Australian jockey Chad Schofield will be hoping that Prince Of Wales’s Stakes contender Criterion will promote him onto the world stage before he takes up a six month riding contact in Hong Kong in September.

Jockey Chad Schofield will head to Hong Kong to take up a six months riding contract. Photo by …

2015 Australian Guineas Attracts 122 Nominations

2015 Australian Guineas Attracts 122 Nominations

27 Jan, 2015

A classy list of 122 runners have been nominated for the 2015 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), to be contested at Flemington Racecourse on March 7th.

Sweynesse is set to lead Godolphin’s charge in the 2015 Australian Guineas. Photo: Steve Hart

Charging home to secure a maiden victory at the highest level, over …

Puissance De Lune Progressing Well Ahead Of Autumn Campaign

Puissance De Lune Progressing Well Ahead Of Autumn Campaign

16 Jan, 2015

Darren Weir is yet to work out the exact path that Puissance De Lune will follow during the 2015 Melbourne Festival Of Racing, but he is happy with the progress that the talented grey is making ahead of his return to racing.

Darren Weir hopes that Puissance De Lune can return to winning form during …

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 …

Sargent to prepare Cauthen for the Autumn Carnival

Sargent to prepare Cauthen for the Autumn Carnival

25 Nov, 2014

Randwick based Kiwi trainer John Sargent will prepare New Zealand four year old Cauthen for the 2015 Autumn Carnival.

New Zealand four year old Cauthen will be prepared by trainer John Sargent for the Autumn Carnival. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Cauthen arrived in Australia during the Spring of 2013 under the care of  …

Hayes Pleased with Hong Kong Cup-Bound Criterion

Hayes Pleased with Hong Kong Cup-Bound Criterion

24 Nov, 2014

Returning to racing in typically competitive form through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, trainer David Hayes has been thrilled with the work completed by classy stallion Criterion in the lead-up to the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin on December 14th.

Criterion has completed a strong piece of work ahead …