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Knoydart Wins 2014 Canterbury Classic

Knoydart Wins 2014 Canterbury Classic

24 Jan, 2014

Darley gelding Knoydart received an ideal run up the inside rail to win the Listed Canterbury Classic (1100m) in Sydney tonight.

Knoydart was ridden off the pace by Kerrin McEvoy, with Queensland sprinter Adebisi setting a quick tempo at the front of the field, and the leading jockey bided his time before making his move …

Berry Expects Sookie To Be Hard To Beat In The Canterbury Classic

Berry Expects Sookie To Be Hard To Beat In The Canterbury Classic

24 Jan, 2014

Jockey Tommy Berry expects talented mare Sookie to be tough to beat when she returns to the races in the Listed Canterbury Classic (1100m) in Sydney tonight.

Sookie will be having his first start for new trainer Gai Waterhouse in the Canterbury Classic in Sydney tonight. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Sookie joined the stable of …

Sookie Defeats Stablemates In Barrier Trial

Sookie Defeats Stablemates In Barrier Trial

3 Jan, 2014

Talented mare Sookie upstaged a number of stablemates at Royal Randwick this morning to record her second barrier trial victory since returning from the spelling paddock.

Sookie defeated stablemates Under The Sun and Carlton in a barrier trial in Sydney this morning. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Sookie made her first public appearance since May when …

Diademe in Tattersall’s Tiara Lead-Up

Diademe in Tattersall’s Tiara Lead-Up

5 Jun, 2013

After being balloted out of the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) this weekend, Murray Baker’s smart mare Diademe will instead run in one of the Eagle Farm support races on Saturday leading up to her grand final in the Tattersall’s Tiara.

Murray Baker (pictured here with jockey James McDonald) has Group 1 …

Coolmore Buy Nechita for $1.55 Million

Coolmore Buy Nechita for $1.55 Million

29 May, 2013

Global breeding operation Coolmore has shelled out $1.55 million for star filly Nechita which is likely to mean the end of her racing career.

Nechita has been sold for $1.55 million to Coolmore. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The three-year-old went under the hammer as part of the reduction of Patinack Farm at the Magic Millions …

Tatt’s Tiara Awaits Sookie

Tatt’s Tiara Awaits Sookie

25 May, 2013

Progressive filly Sookie is likely to get a chance at Group 1 success in next month’s Tattersall’s Tiara after scoring her first black-type win in the Group 3 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) at Doomben today.

Sookie won the Glenlogan Park Stakes at Doomben. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

With Sydney hotpot Arinosa left a long way …

Snipzu and Sizzling to sort out for Magic Millions favourite

Snipzu and Sizzling to sort out for Magic Millions favourite

15 Dec, 2011

All eyes will be on the clock as much as the races when two Magic Millions Classic big guns Snipzu and Sizzling run in consecutive races at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

It is rare for Queenslanders to head the betting in the Classic but the two Snitzel youngsters have undoubtedly earned their place with impressive …

Star Two-Year-Olds Defeated at Doomben Trials

Star Two-Year-Olds Defeated at Doomben Trials

6 Dec, 2011

Magic Millions hopefuls Sizzling and Snipzu did not display the impressive performances everybody was expecting when they trialed at Doomben today.

The two-year-olds both finished second in their respective trials behind fillies that belonged to the Patinack Farm stable.

Sizzling was outdone by Nechita, a Fastnet Rock filly that was purchased for $130,000 at the …