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Oliver missed celebrating his 100th Group 1 win

Oliver missed celebrating his 100th Group 1 win

7 Mar, 2014

Just as former champion jockey Shane Dye is inducted into the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame, Damien Oliver has discovered that he has missed celebrating his one hundredth Group 1 winner.

Oliver thought he was still searching for that elusive Group 1 winner with two excellent chances at Flemington on Saturday with Shamexpress in the …

Berry Rates Fighting Sun A Golden Slipper Contender

Berry Rates Fighting Sun A Golden Slipper Contender

31 Jan, 2014

Tommy Berry believes that Fighting Sun is a genuine contender for the Group 1 2014 Golden Slipper (1200m) following a comfortable barrier trial win on the debut winner at Royal Randwick this morning.

FIghting Sun beat Boomwaa to win the ATC Membership On Sale Plate (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens on debut. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Hayes has Gracious Prospect for Magic Millions

Hayes has Gracious Prospect for Magic Millions

11 Jan, 2013

Top Victorian trainer David Hayes is quietly confident his two year old Gracious Prospect can turn the tables on the short priced favourite Assail in the $2m Jeep Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast tomorrow.

Hayes said that Gracious Prospect was out of luck on the tight turning Wyong track when sixth …

Shane Dye’s return to riding unspectacular

Shane Dye’s return to riding unspectacular

9 Nov, 2012

Shane Dye’s low key return to race riding was unspectacular with his mount Goyescas finishing in seventh position in a Maiden at Matamata in New Zealand today.

Dye was having his first ride for almost two years since fading out of the jockey ranks after riding successfully in Mauritius following a lucrative stint in Hong …