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Jimmy Orman called up to ride Messene in Doomben Cup

Jimmy Orman called up to ride Messene in Doomben Cup

16 May, 2016

Brisbane’s leading apprentice Jimmy Orman has been called up to ride Messene in the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Apprentice Jimmy Orman will ride Messene in the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Orman will take over from Blake Shinn who rode the Team Hawkes trained …

Sir John Hawkwood draws inside barrier in JRA Cup

Sir John Hawkwood draws inside barrier in JRA Cup

11 May, 2016

The David Vandyke trained stayer Sir John Hawkwood has drawn the inside barrier for the Group 3 $125,000 JRA Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Sir John Hawkwood, above, has drawn barrier one in the JRA Cup at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Blake Spriggs is set to continue his association with Sir John Hawkwood …

Preferment one of 4 Waller runners in The 2016 BMW field

Preferment one of 4 Waller runners in The 2016 BMW field

23 Mar, 2016

Last start Australian Cup winner Preferment is one of four horses from the Chris Waller stable in the final field for the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Preferment is one of 4 runners for trainer Chris Waller in The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Waller will also saddle …

Hartnell ruled out of the Autumn Carnival

Hartnell ruled out of the Autumn Carnival

16 Mar, 2016

Imported five year old Hartnell has been ruled out of the remainder of the rich Sydney Autumn Carnival, including ‘The Championships’, after succumbing to a hind leg injury.

Hartnell has been ruled of the 2016 Sydney Autumn Carnival. Photo by Steve Hart.

Godolphin trainer John O’Shea had to scratch Hartnell from last Saturday’s Group 3 …

Sir John Hawkwood On Sydney Cup Path After Sky High Stakes Win

Sir John Hawkwood On Sydney Cup Path After Sky High Stakes Win

12 Mar, 2016

Imported stayer Sir John Hawkwood will head towards the 2016 Sydney Cup after he returned to the races with a win in the 2016 Sky High Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Sir John Hawkwood finished over the top of Messene to win the Sky High Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Messene took up the …

O’Shea Cautious About Hartnell’s 2015 Chelmsford Stakes Chances

O’Shea Cautious About Hartnell’s 2015 Chelmsford Stakes Chances

4 Sep, 2015

Hartnell remains on top of 2015 Chelmsford Stakes betting markets, but trainer John O’Shea is cautious about the chances of the imported galloper in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick tomorrow.

Hartnell will start his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the 2015 Chelmsford Stakes this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell made his …

Melbourne Cup Hopeful Hartnell Super Impressive In Barrier Trial

Melbourne Cup Hopeful Hartnell Super Impressive In Barrier Trial

10 Aug, 2015

Godolphin stayer Hartnell made the first public appearance of his 2015 Melbourne Cup campaign with a strong performance in a barrier trial at Royal Randwick this morning.

Hartnell could hardly have been more impressive in a barrier trial at Royal Randwick this morning. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell was included in the acceptances for the …

Melbourne Cup The Target For Hartnell

Melbourne Cup The Target For Hartnell

16 Jul, 2015

Trainer John O’Shea has confirmed that the 2015 Melbourne Cup will be the major Spring Racing Carnival for imported stayer Hartnell.

Hartnell will have the chance to deliver Godolphin their maiden victory in the Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell was purchased by Godolphin after he finished seventh behind Kingston Hill in the Group …

Hartnell’s Sydney Cup Odds Continue To Shorten

Hartnell’s Sydney Cup Odds Continue To Shorten

10 Apr, 2015

Hartnell has been backed into 2015 Sydney Cup odds of $2.20 and has easily been the market mover in betting markets for the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick tomorrow.

Hartnell has the chance to record a second straight win at Group 1 level in the 2015 Sydney Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell opened …

Sydney Cup 2015: Waller Not Happy With Who Shot Thebarman Jockey Change

Sydney Cup 2015: Waller Not Happy With Who Shot Thebarman Jockey Change

10 Apr, 2015

Blake Shinn has been booked to ride Who Shot Thebarman in the 2015 Sydney Cup and trainer Chris Waller has revealed that it is not ideal that regular jockey Glen Boss has been replaced on the talented stayer in the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick tomorrow.

Who Shot Thebarman is currently on the second …