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Australian Cup redemption the Autumn agenda for Awesome Rock

Australian Cup redemption the Autumn agenda for Awesome Rock

7 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Troy Corstens will be looking for redemption in the 2017 Group 1 $1m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington in the Autumn with the stable’s new Group 1 winning star Awesome Rock.

Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock, above, will be set for the Australian Cup at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

2016 Emirates Stakes Results: Awesome Rock Wins

2016 Emirates Stakes Results: Awesome Rock Wins

5 Nov, 2016

Awesome Rock atoned for his Australian Cup nightmare to record a maiden Group 1 victory in the 2016 Emirates Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Awesome Rock recorded a well-deserved Group 1 victory in the 2016 Emirates Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock was the first horse across the line in the Australian Cup …

Secret Number To Surprise At Big Melbourne Cup Odds

Secret Number To Surprise At Big Melbourne Cup Odds

1 Nov, 2016

Secret Number is available at the juicy 2016 Melbourne Cup odds of $26, but jockey Stephen Baster is confident that the Godolphin galloper can run a big race.

Secret Number has been well-backed in 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Secret Number made the trip to Australia last year and finished …

No Interest for Awesome Rock in Cox Plate Betting

No Interest for Awesome Rock in Cox Plate Betting

22 Oct, 2016

Awesome Rock is yet to herald much interest in 2016 Cox Plate betting markets, but Team Corstens are thrilled with the condition of the talented galloper leading into this afternoon’s Moonee Valley feature

Awesome Rock has continued to drift in 2016 Cox Plate betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has been a strong …

Wait For No One Wins Inglis Debutant Stakes

Wait For No One Wins Inglis Debutant Stakes

8 Oct, 2016

Wait For No One has stamped himself as a colt to follow with a classy performance to win the Inglis Debutant Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon.

Wait For No One sustained a strong sprint to the line to win the Inglis Debutant Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Wait For No One …

Moir Stakes Next for McEwen Stakes Winner Wild Rain

Moir Stakes Next for McEwen Stakes Winner Wild Rain

3 Sep, 2016

Wild Rain has completed an impressive start-to-finish performance to take out the Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley this afternoon.

Wild Rain (inside) held off Furnaces and Heatherly to win the Group 2 McEwen Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Wild Rain carried winning form into the McEwen Stakes this afternoon, but …

Awesome Rock specked at long odds in P.B. Lawrence Stakes

Awesome Rock specked at long odds in P.B. Lawrence Stakes

12 Aug, 2016

The Team Corstens trained Awesome Rock has been specked at long odds to win the Group 2 $200,000 Back To Caulfield P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Awesome Rock, above, has been specked at long odds in the P.B. Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Awesome Rock opened at $34 …

2016 Adelaide Cup results: Purple Smile wins

2016 Adelaide Cup results: Purple Smile wins

14 Mar, 2016

Jockey Stephen Baster was quick to make amends for his Australian Cup protest defeat when he drove Purple Smile to a tough win in the Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville today.

Purple Smile scored a tough win in the Adelaide Cup[ at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Baster had Purple Smile in…
2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins On Protest

2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins On Protest

12 Mar, 2016

Awesome Rock led from start to finish and was the first horse across the line in the 2016 Australian Cup at Flemington this afternoon, but the race was awarded to Preferment on protest.

Preferment, yellow cap, was awarded the Australian Cup on protest. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The jockeys spent the first 200 metres …

Keen Array to carry Spring form into Oakleigh Plate

Keen Array to carry Spring form into Oakleigh Plate

25 Feb, 2016

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes is expecting three year old Keen Array’s good Spring form to carry over into the Autumn when he lines up in the Group 1 $500,000 Clamms Seafood Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Keen Array has good Spring form to carry him into the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo …