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Kencella to show new style in Carlyon Stakes

Kencella to show new style in Carlyon Stakes

22 Aug, 2014

Former Sydney speedster Kencella is set to show his new racing style when he tackles the Listed $120,000 1Print Carlyon Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Kencella will make his Melbourne debut in the Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chris Waller’s new stable acquisition Kencella won six races while under …

Gregers needs a win to consider start in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

Gregers needs a win to consider start in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

15 Aug, 2014

Lindsay Park trainer David Hayes needs his smart mare Gregers to win at Caulfield on Saturday before he can consider her as a candidate for the Group 1 $400,000 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield in late September.

Gregers needs to win at Caulfield on Saturday to be considered to run in Sir Rupert …

Duric back in action at Caulfield

Duric back in action at Caulfield

22 Jul, 2014

Caulfield Cup winning jockey Vlad Duric will be back in action at Caulfield on Wednesday after recovering from a thumb injury.

Vlad Duric steers Driefontein to a Group 1 win in the Sportingbet Classic at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Duric, who won the 2007 Group 1 $2.5m Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on Master …

Melham looking for G1 comeback win in the Goodwood

Melham looking for G1 comeback win in the Goodwood

7 May, 2014

A win in the Group 1 $500,000 The Tapestry Wines Goodwood (1200m) on Smokin’ Joey would be a dream result for jockey Ben Melham who is resuming from an enforced six months layoff at Morphettville on Saturday.

Ben Melham will be riding Smokin' Joey, above, in the Goodwood, Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Melham …

Goodwood Barrier draw good for Driefontein

Goodwood Barrier draw good for Driefontein

6 May, 2014

Gai Waterhouse’s smart mare Driefontein gets her chance to win a Morphettville hat trick after coming up with a favourable barrier draw in the Group 1 $500,000 The Tapestry Wines Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Driefontein has drawn a favourable barrier in the Goodwood. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Driefontein has been marked the new …

Miracles Of LIfe to back up in Goodwood

Miracles Of LIfe to back up in Goodwood

5 May, 2014

Trainer Daniel Clarken looks set to get one more run out of his stable star Miracles Of Life when she backs up in the Group 1 $500,000 The Tapestry Wines Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Miracles Of Life back in the winner's stall after taking out the Sportingbet Stakes. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Miracles …

Duric new rider for Order Of The Sun in South Australian Derby

Duric new rider for Order Of The Sun in South Australian Derby

28 Apr, 2014

Vlad Duric is the new rider for Order Of The Sun in the Group 1 $500,000 Sportingbet South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Vlad Duric is the new rider for Order Of The Sun in the South Australian Derby. Photo by Steve Hart.

Duric replaces the suspended Chad Schofield who partnered the Gai …

Driefontein to chase Morphettville G1 double in the Goodwood

Driefontein to chase Morphettville G1 double in the Goodwood

28 Apr, 2014

Last Saturday’s Sportingbet Classic winner Driefontein is likely to to return to Morphettville in search of Group 1 winning double in the $500,000 The Tapestry Wines Goodwood (1200m) in two weeks.

Driefontein likely to return to Morphettville in search of a G1 double in the Goodwood. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The Gai Waterhouse trained Driefontein …

Colic forces Miracles Of Life out of Sportingbet Classic

Colic forces Miracles Of Life out of Sportingbet Classic

26 Apr, 2014

Trainer Daniel Clarken is hoping that his stable star Miracles Of Life will get a chance to make a farewell racetrack appearance next week after being scratched from the Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet Classic (1200m) at Morphettville today because of a bout of colic.

Miracles Of LIfe to miss the Sportingbet Classic because of a …

Waterhouse has Driefontein primed for Sportingbet Classic

Waterhouse has Driefontein primed for Sportingbet Classic

24 Apr, 2014

The ever confident Gai Waterhouse is expecting Driefontein to win again at Morphettville on Saturday and chalk up her first Group 1 victory in the $400,000 Sportingbet Classic (1200m).

Driefontein is ready to win the Sportingbet Classic after taking out the R N Irwin Stakes, above. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The 2012 Gold Coast Magic …