News About: Shocking

Antonio Giuseppe a 2016 The Metropolitan Hope

Antonio Giuseppe a 2016 The Metropolitan Hope

13 Sep, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller is hopeful that talented stayer Antonio Giuseppe will only continue to improve as he eyes a start in the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) for the four-year-old on October 1st.

Trainer Chris Waller is hopeful that Antonio Giuseppe (inside) will make the grade for The Metropolitan 2016. Photo: Steve Hart…

Forward Melbourne Cup Field Position For Signoff

Forward Melbourne Cup Field Position For Signoff

3 Nov, 2014

Signoff has snuck into the 2014 Melbourne Cup field with just 51 kilograms and trainer Darren Weir expects that jockey Joao Moreira will attempt to take advantage of the light weight by pressing forward on the progressing stayer in the early stages of the Group 1 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Signoff secured a place …

Melbourne Cup 2014: Willing Foe Can Deliver Maiden Godolphin Win

Melbourne Cup 2014: Willing Foe Can Deliver Maiden Godolphin Win

2 Nov, 2014

The 2014 Melbourne Cup will be the 13th edition of the race with a Godolphin-owned runner and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is hoping that Willing Foe can deliver him a maiden win in ‘the race that stops nation’.

James McDonald will be chasing his first win in the Melbourne Cup when he partners Willing …

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 …

Playing God surprise packet for Railway Stakes

Playing God surprise packet for Railway Stakes

21 Nov, 2013

Prominent Perth trainer Neville Parnham wouldn’t be surprised if his stable favourite Playing God returns to the Group 1 winner’s stall in the $1m Carlton Draught – Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Playing God could be the surprise packet in the Railway Stakes. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Playing God became Parnham’s stable star …

Melbourne Cup Form: Brown Delighted With Super Cool’s Preparation

Melbourne Cup Form: Brown Delighted With Super Cool’s Preparation

5 Nov, 2013

The 2013 Melbourne Cup lead-up form of Super Cool has been inconclusive but jockey Corey Brown believes that the Australian Cupwinner has had the ideal preparation for the $6 million Group 1 event.

Jockey Corey Brown is happy with the form of Super Cool heading into the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington this afternoon. Photo …

2013 Melbourne Cup Field: Kavanagh Happy To Have Runner

2013 Melbourne Cup Field: Kavanagh Happy To Have Runner

3 Nov, 2013

Super Cool will take his place in the 2013 Melbourne Cup field and trainer Mark Kavanagh admitted that he is happy to have his first runner in the race since Shocking’s luckless run in the 2010.

Super Cool is chasing his first win since his memorable victory in the Australian Cup earlier this year. Photo …

Cox Plate Form Ideal For Super Cool

Cox Plate Form Ideal For Super Cool

25 Oct, 2013

The Cox Plate form of Super Cool may not look that impressive on paper but, based on the recent history of the race, the four-year-old has every possible chance to give trainer Mark Kavanagh his second victory in the Australasian Weight-For-Age Championship.

Super Cool will get trainer Mark Kavanagh smiling again if he is successful …

December Draw Ready For Third Spring Campaign

December Draw Ready For Third Spring Campaign

3 Sep, 2013

Imported stayer December Draw will begin his third Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

December Draw will return to the races in the Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. Photo: Taron Clarke

December Draw was one of the stories of the 2011 Spring Racing …

Corey Brown begins French tour

Corey Brown begins French tour

19 Jul, 2013

Sydney jockey Corey Brown kicked off his French tour when he rode at the Hippodrome de Dieppe race meeting yesterday.

Jockey Corey Brown winning the 2012 Toorak Handicap on Solzhenitsyn at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Brown partnered three year old filly Delantrea for French trainer David Smaga but failed to be a …