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Pride Happy With Concorde Stakes Duo

Pride Happy With Concorde Stakes Duo

1 Sep, 2015

Joe Pride will have Ball Of Muscle and Craftiness in the 2015 Concorde Stakes field and the leading trainer is happy with both sprinters ahead of their return to racing in the Group 2 event this weekend.

Ball Of Muscle will start his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the 2015 Concorde Stakes at Royal …

Light Spring For Sense Of Occasion

Light Spring For Sense Of Occasion

23 Jun, 2015

Trainer Joe Pride plans on giving Sense Of Occasion a very light 2015 Spring Carnival campaign, but he believes that the progressive stayer could develop into a Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup contender in 12 months’ time.

Sense Of Occasion recorded the biggest win of his racing career to date in the 2015 McKell Cup. …

Craftiness Scratched From Hawkesbury Rush

Craftiness Scratched From Hawkesbury Rush

2 May, 2015

Outright favourite Craftiness has been scratched from the 2015 Hawkesbury Rush that will be held this afternoon after the track was downgraded to a heavy nine.

Craftiness will not contest the BTC Cup next weekend, but could still head North for the 2015 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Craftiness has previously shown …

Stradbroke Handicap A Possible Target For Craftiness

Stradbroke Handicap A Possible Target For Craftiness

5 Jan, 2015

Trainer Joe Pride has revealed that the 2015 Stradbroke Handicap could be a potential target for progressive gelding Craftiness after he recorded a third straight win in the Tab.Com.Au Handicap (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Joe Pride is eyeing a tilt at the 2015 Stradbroke Handicap with promising galloper Craftiness. Photo by: Daniel Costello…

Binary On Trial For Autumn Campaign At Rosehill Gardens

Binary On Trial For Autumn Campaign At Rosehill Gardens

5 Dec, 2014

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes has confirmed that Binary could be set for a 2015 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival campaign if he is able to win the Dissident At Newgate Farm Plate at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.

James McDonald has been booked to ride Binary in Dissident At Newgate Farm Plate at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. Photo by: …

Weight-For-Age Conditions Not Ideal For Starkiato

Weight-For-Age Conditions Not Ideal For Starkiato

22 May, 2014

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is happy with Starkiato heading into the 2014 Lord Mayor’s Cup at Doomben on Saturday, but admits that five-year-old is not suited by the weight-for-age conditions of the Group 3 event.

Starkiato will take on a strong field in the 2014 Lord Mayor's Cup at Doomben this weekend. Photo by: Jenny Barnes…

Messara Confident Havana Will Run Well In Mick Dittman Plate

Messara Confident Havana Will Run Well In Mick Dittman Plate

7 May, 2014

Trainer Paul Messara has revealed that he is confident Havana will run well when he contests the 2014 Mick Dittman Plate at Doomben on Saturday.

Havana finished a luckless sixth behind Sidestep in the 2014 Royal Sovereign Stakes at his last start. Photo by: Steve Hart

Havana raced well without winning as a two-year-old and …

Lunar Rise Wins Carbine Club Stakes

Lunar Rise Wins Carbine Club Stakes

3 Nov, 2012

A drop back in distance has proven just the tonic for Bart Cummings-trained Lunar Rise, who fought off the dogged Tatra to win the Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) at Flemington today.

Lunar Rise claims a tough win in the Carbine Club Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Cummings had the son of Starcraft on a Victoria …

Boss is looking for 4th Australian Derby

Boss is looking for 4th Australian Derby

12 Apr, 2012

Jockey Glen Boss is hoping to resurrect his big race career and capture his fourth Australian Derby as well at Randwick on Saturday.

Boss will partner Kiwi three year old Ocean Park for trainer Gary Hennessy in the Group 1 $1.5m David Jones Australian Derby over 2400m.

Champion jockey Glen Boss (pictured right) is aiming …

Sell In May win in December

Sell In May win in December

10 Dec, 2011

Connections of Sell In May went to Flemington with little expectation but came away with a debut win in the Spotless Plate (2YO, 1000m).

The John Sadler-trained filly was generally thought of as nice type who will be better at three.

Being a daughter of Starcraft and Savannah Rain (by Thunder Gulch) it is considered …