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Foxwedge Upsets Hay List To Win William Reid Stakes

Foxwedge Upsets Hay List To Win William Reid Stakes

23 Mar, 2012

While many had thought the William Reid Stakes would be a one horse race, Foxwedge proved them wrong with a surprise win over Hay List at Moonee Valley tonight.

The three-year-old colt proved too good for Hay List in the final stages of the race, running the six-year-old star down over the last furlong.

The …

Smart Missile To Miss Melbourne Autumn Carnival

Smart Missile To Miss Melbourne Autumn Carnival

4 Jan, 2012

Anthony Cummings has ruled three-year-old colt Smart Missile out of the Melbourne autumn racing carnival due to an injury on his hind leg.

Smart Missile is currently spelling at Gooree Stud in New South Wales after recently sustaining the injury and is expected to be back in work within the next month.

While the Fastnet …

Manawanui’s Connections Reject $2 Million Offer

Manawanui’s Connections Reject $2 Million Offer

20 Dec, 2011

Connections of Manawanui have once again declined a large offer to buy their prized three-year-old.

Despite not being a stallion prospect, the offers keep rolling in from people who are willing to lay down massive amounts of money to purchase the gelding.

Trainer Ron Leemon said the latest bid came in at well over $2 …

Manawanui Back In Work Ahead Of Doncaster Tilt

Manawanui Back In Work Ahead Of Doncaster Tilt

6 Dec, 2011

Star three-year-old Manawanui is back in work after a short spell following his Victoria Derby run in October.

The Oratorio gelding finished sixth in the $1.5 million Derby, after an otherwise incredibly successful spring racing campaign.

Manawanui first made a name for himself when winning the Group 3 Up & Coming Stakes by an incredible …

Missile to sprint without Caviar

Missile to sprint without Caviar

16 Nov, 2011

Smart Missile will target sprint races during the autumn, but will bypass Black Caviar

Top three-year-old Smart Missile will be kept to sprint distances and will avoid champion mare Black Caviar this autumn.

The boom on the Anthony Cummings-trained colt turned to minor yelp after two failures during Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival in the Group …

Distance Tests Dumped For Smart Missile

Distance Tests Dumped For Smart Missile

8 Nov, 2011

Smart Missile is set to return to racing the the 2012 Lightning Stakes

Smart Missile looked to be one of the stars of the spring at the beginning of his last preparation but once again it turned out to be a frustrating time for trainer Anthony Cummings and connections.

He ran first up in the …

Listen To The Boss: Smart Missile Will Win Guineas

Listen To The Boss: Smart Missile Will Win Guineas

7 Oct, 2011

Glen Boss is tipping Smart Missile (pictured) to win the Caulfield Guineas

A horribly timed accident means Glen Boss won’t be able to ride Smart Missile in the Caulfield Guineas tomorrow but that doesn’t mean he won’t be following the race with keen interest.

Boss broke his shoulder after Crystal Lily collapsed and died during …

Helmet’s Cox Plate Charge Rests On Guineas Performance

Helmet’s Cox Plate Charge Rests On Guineas Performance

7 Oct, 2011

Helmet's Cox Plate campaign will depend on his performance in the Caulfield Guineas

Top three-year-old Helmet will look to continue his success at Caulfield tomorrow when he runs in the $1 million Caulfield Guineas.

The Exceed And Excel colt has struggled with maturity issues throughout his short career, however, is said to be a changed …

General Offer Faces Toughest Career Test In Caulfield Guineas

General Offer Faces Toughest Career Test In Caulfield Guineas

5 Oct, 2011

Mt Macedon trainer John Symons has elected to run his three-year-old colt General Offer in the $1 million Caulfield Guineas this Saturday, where he currently sits as the rank outsider.

General Offer has won just one of his eight career starts, with his latest result being a third behind Umadeeus and Ezyaz Oscar in the …

Barriers No Issue For Caulfield Guineas Big Boys

Barriers No Issue For Caulfield Guineas Big Boys

5 Oct, 2011

Helmet has drawn the widest barrier (8) for the Caulfield Guineas

The connections of all three main contenders in this weekend’s Caulfield Guineas say they are unfazed by the barrier draw despite all coming up with very different marbles.

In fact if the markets suggest confidence it appears as if each of them has been …