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Lynam Hoping Sole Power Can Go One Better In Hong Kong Sprint

Lynam Hoping Sole Power Can Go One Better In Hong Kong Sprint

12 Dec, 2014

Trainer Edward Lynam is hopeful that Sole Power can go one better in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint after he finished second behind talented Japanese sprinter Lord Kanaloa in the Group 1 event at Sha Tin last year.

Sole Power finished second behind Lord Kanaloa (pictured) in the 2013 edition of the Hong Kong Sprint. …

Slade Power To VRC Sprint Classic Following July Cup Win

Slade Power To VRC Sprint Classic Following July Cup Win

14 Jul, 2014

Trainer Edward Lynam has confirmed that talented sprinter Slade Power will contest the 2014 VRC Sprint Classic during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival after he scored a third straight win in the Group 1 July Cup(1207m) at Newmarket on Saturday.

Slade Power is set to meet champion Australian sprinter Lankan Rupee in the VRC Sprint …

T.J. Smith Stakes The Right Race For Gordon Lord Byron

T.J. Smith Stakes The Right Race For Gordon Lord Byron

8 Apr, 2014

Jockey Craig Williams believes that the 2014 T.J. Smith Stakes is the right race for Gordon Lord Byron and is confident that the Irish-trained galloper is a genuine winning chance in the $2.5 million Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Gordon Lord Byron is chasing his second straight win at Group 1 level …

Gordon Lord Byron Still A Chance For Doncaster Mile

Gordon Lord Byron Still A Chance For Doncaster Mile

31 Mar, 2014

Trainer Tom Hogan has revealed that Gordon Lord Byron is still a chance of contesting the 2014 Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Royal Randwick on April 12.

Gordon Lord Byron made his Australian racing debut with a narrow win over Speediness in the 2014 George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill Gardens last Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Williams Has First Ride On Gordon Lord Byron

Williams Has First Ride On Gordon Lord Byron

18 Mar, 2014

Craig Williams has been booked to ride Gordon Lord Byron during The Championships and the leading jockey got his first opportunity to partner the talented gelding in trackwork at the International Equine Centre in Werribee this morning.

Craig Williams will partner Gordon Lord Byron in either the T.J. Smith Stakes or the Doncaster Mile. Photo …

Gordon Lord Byron To Race During The Championships

Gordon Lord Byron To Race During The Championships

30 Jan, 2014

Ian McKay has confirmed that talented sprinter Gordon Lord Byron will make the trip to Australia for The Championships during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Gordon Lord Byron finished fourth behind Glorious Days in the 2013 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin in December. Photo by: Daniel Costello

McKay, CEO of The Championships, said …

Sour Finish to Ortenisia’s Campaign

Sour Finish to Ortenisia’s Campaign

10 Sep, 2012

Ortenisia’s overseas campaign ended in disappointing fashion at Haydock on Saturday as a cut to her right fetlock resulted in her beating only one horse home in the Group 1 Sprint Cup (1200m).

Ortenisia's overseas campaign is over after suffering a cut to her right fetlock in the Sprint Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke

The …

Buick in doubt for Ortensia ride at Haydock

Buick in doubt for Ortensia ride at Haydock

4 Sep, 2012

A forced change of rider for Ortensia would be very disruptive for the chances of the Group 1 winning mare in the Sprint Cup at Haydock this weekend if top English jockey William Buick became unavailable due to his commitment to the John Gosden stable.

Buick has developed a great association with Ortensia while she …