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Steeplechase Options For King Of Dudes Following Grand National Hurdle

Steeplechase Options For King Of Dudes Following Grand National Hurdle

13 Jul, 2015

Trainer Aaron Purcell has revealed both the Grand National Steeplechase and the JJ Houlahan Hurdle are both on the agenda for King Of Dudes following his victory in the 2015 Grand National Hurdle at Warrnambool yesterday afternoon.

King Of Dudes (inside at Flemington on June 28) recorded the biggest win of his racing career to …

Stand To Gain Records Brave Galleywood Hurdle Victory

Stand To Gain Records Brave Galleywood Hurdle Victory

6 May, 2015

2011 Sydney Cup winner Stand To Gain fought back after being headed by Zuhayr to record an extremely brave victory in the 2015 Galleywood Hurdle at Warrnambool this afternoon.

Stand To Gain (pictured at Sandown in 2013) returned to winning form with a brave performance in the Galleywood Hurdle. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Gotta Take Care Wins Third Brendan Drechsler Hurdle

Gotta Take Care Wins Third Brendan Drechsler Hurdle

16 Jun, 2014

Evergreen gelding Gotta Take Care maintained his stellar form over the jumps to score a dominant victory in the Brendan Drechsler Hurdle (3200m) at Bendigo on Sunday.

Gotta Take Care was perfect over the jumps in the 2014 Brendan Drechsler Hurdle at Bendigo on Sunday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Gotta Take Care was …

Payne Pleased With Fieldmaster Heading Into The Australian Hurdle

Payne Pleased With Fieldmaster Heading Into The Australian Hurdle

29 May, 2014

Talented jumper Fieldmaster stamped himself as a leading contender for the 2014 Australian Hurdle with a dominant 20 lengths victory at Sandown on May 11 and trainer Patrick Payne believes that the gelding has taken a huge confidence boost from the emphatic win.

Fieldmaster was flawless over the jumps at her last start in the …

Waller Pleased with Brigantin Ahead of Sydney Cup

Waller Pleased with Brigantin Ahead of Sydney Cup

18 Apr, 2014

While fielding five classy runners in the final field of the featured Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this weekend, leading trainer Chris Waller will be represented by only two entrants in the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) for 2014; Opinion (barrier 14) and Brigantin (barrier …

Former Sydney Cup Winner Stands In Winners’ Stall Again

Former Sydney Cup Winner Stands In Winners’ Stall Again

19 Jun, 2013

Breaking a lengthy winning drought that had spanned over two years, the now Bob Challis-trained 2011 Sydney Cup winner Stand To Gain proved they have genuine potential as a jumper with a hurdle win at Sandown Lake’s Sportingbet Park on Wednesday.

Formerly prepared by ace Sydney horseman Chris Waller, this season’s leading Group 1 winning …

McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

24 Apr, 2012

Kerrin McEvoy has been awarded the Sydney Cup ride on favourite Permit after the British gelding was allocated 53.5kg when the final field was announced this morning.

Permit will be ridden by Kerrin McEvoy in the Sydney Cup - photo (c) Steve Hart

It will be the first time McEvoy has ridden the Chris Waller-trained …

Waller eyeing off Sydney Cup with Permit

Waller eyeing off Sydney Cup with Permit

14 Apr, 2012

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller is eyeing off back to Sydney Cups with today’s Chairman’s Quality winner Permit.

Permit has cemented himself at the top of Sydney Cup betting with a decisive win in the 2600m Group 2 lead up to the Group 1 $500,000 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick in two weeks.

Waller in …

Waterhouse Declares Melbourne Cup Chances With English Stayers

Waterhouse Declares Melbourne Cup Chances With English Stayers

6 Mar, 2012

Gai Waterhouse has opted in to the race to win this year’s Melbourne Cup with a handful of well-bred overseas stayers.

The trainer, who is known for her success with two-year-olds, purchased four English horses to add to her already talented stables.

Waterhouse believes that the well-bred four-year-olds will be her best chance ever to …

Waller Import Sucess Born Of Humble Beginnings

Waller Import Sucess Born Of Humble Beginnings

16 Sep, 2011

Hawk Island is Chris Waller's best chance for success in the Hill Stakes

Rosehill trainer Chris Waller has revealed that his successful business of importing overseas stayers began after he was unable to afford to purchase yearlings at the Australian sales.

“I just couldn’t afford to buy yearlings at the sales,” Waller said.

Waller marketed …