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Leading Sire Commands Passes Away

Leading Sire Commands Passes Away

14 Jul, 2014

Leading Australian sire Commandspassed away unexpectedly in the early hours of Saturday morning after suffering what vets believe was a heart attack.

Appearance is one of nine Group 1 winners that was produced by champion stallion Commands. Photo by: Steve Hart

Commands had plenty of success on the racecourse, including a win in the 1999 …

Josh Parr looking for another Group 1 win

Josh Parr looking for another Group 1 win

30 Mar, 2012

Young jockey Josh Parr gets his chance to ride another Group 1 winner on Galah in the $500,000 Flinders Lane Rosehill Guineas (2000m) at Rosehill tomorrow.

Joshua Parr will ride Galah (pictured) in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Parr’s only Group 1 winner was Skilled in the 2010 $300,000 Moet …

Falino Wins Fred Best Classic On Way To QTC Cup Run

Falino Wins Fred Best Classic On Way To QTC Cup Run

21 May, 2011

Falino has held off his competitors at Doomben to win the Group 3 Fred Best Classic.

The Fusaichi Pegasus gelding won the race by a nose ahead of Spirit Of Boom in second and the race favourite Skilled, who finished in third.

This was Falino’s fourth win from just eight starts and the three-year old’s …

Divorce’s Leads Snowden’s Doomben Chances

Divorce’s Leads Snowden’s Doomben Chances

20 May, 2011

Divorces leads trainer Peter Snowden's chances for victory at Doomben

The 2011 racing year has been very kind to Peter Snowden and he’s looking to continue his Autumn Carnival success with a few well placed horses in Brisbane over the next few weeks.

Many consider his best chance to be Divorces which will jump as …