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Doyle to Partner Brazen Beau in July Cup

Doyle to Partner Brazen Beau in July Cup

1 Jul, 2015

Having been partnered by leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams in the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1207m) at his most recent start, boom colt Brazen Beau has been confirmed to be ridden by talented Godolphin mainstay James Doyle in the Group 1 July Cup (1207m) later this month.

Godolphin mainstay James Doyle will take the …

New Jockey for Brazen Beau in July Cup

New Jockey for Brazen Beau in July Cup

29 Jun, 2015

Craig Williams partnered boom colt Brazen Beau to a close second in the featured Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) on the final day of the 2015 Royal Ascot Carnival, but has revealed he has not been retained for the ride on the three-year-old for next month’s Group 1 July Cup (1207m) at Newmarket.

Brazen …

Guelph Set To Be Retired

Guelph Set To Be Retired

24 Mar, 2014

Darley Australia Managing Director Henry Plumptre has revealed that champion filly Guelph is likely to be retired after finishing third behind Traitor in the Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens on March 22.

Guelph is set to finishing her racing career with four victories at Group 1 level. Photo by: Race Horse …

Decision On New Darley Head Trainer To Be Made Soon

Decision On New Darley Head Trainer To Be Made Soon

12 Dec, 2013

A decision on who will replace Peter Snowden as the Australian head trainer for the Darley operation will be made in the coming days; with Darley Australia’s general manager Henry Plumptre confirming that he had put in his recommendation to the operations headquarters in Dubai.

Peter Snowden's replacement as Darley head trainer is expected to …

Walter Favourite to Snare Snowden’s Old Job

Walter Favourite to Snare Snowden’s Old Job

21 Nov, 2013

Following the news Peter Snowden would stand down from his position as head trainer for Australia’s Darley operation at the end of next autumn, local horseman Guy Walter is being tipped as the man to replace his esteemed colleague.

Peter Snowden will be replaced as Darley Australia's head trainer at the end of next autumn. …

Snowden And Darley To Part Ways

Snowden And Darley To Part Ways

20 Nov, 2013

Leading trainer Peter Snowden and the Darley Racing operation will part ways at the end of the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival; with Snowden set to begin a training partnership with his son Paul Snowden in Sydney.

Peter Snowden will set up a stable with his son Paul after the conclusion of the 2014 Sydney …

Appearance to take her place in Doncaster Mile

Appearance to take her place in Doncaster Mile

16 Apr, 2013

Guy Walter’s stable star Appearance will be chasing her third Group 1 success on the trot when she lines up in the Group 1 $2m BMW Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Appearance winning the Queen Of The Turf Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Appearance is one of twenty-one final acceptors for …

Dettori to face drug charges in France

Dettori to face drug charges in France

14 Nov, 2012

High profile international jockey Frankie Dettori is facing disciplinary action after testing positive to a banned substance at Longchamp, France in September.

Dettori had four mounts at the Longchamp meeting on September 16 in a lead up to the Group 1 €4m QATAR Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe (1 mile 4 furlongs) at Longchamp on …

Snowden looking for first Perth Group 1

Snowden looking for first Perth Group 1

12 Nov, 2012

Fresh from a Group 1 win on the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Darley trainer Peter Snowden is sending a small team to Perth for the Summer Carnival in search of his first Group 1 success in Western Australia.

Pinwheel will target the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Even though …

The weather to decide if Sepoy runs in July Cup

The weather to decide if Sepoy runs in July Cup

11 Jul, 2012

The fickle English weather will decide if Golden Slipper winner Sepoy takes his place in the Group 1 £400,000 Darley July Cup (1200m) at Newmarket on Saturday.

The English weather will determine if Sepoy runs in the July Cup at Newmarket - photo © Taron Clarke

Sepoy was to have his swansong at Newmarket before …