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2016 Myer Classic Results: I Am A Star Wins

2016 Myer Classic Results: I Am A Star Wins

29 Oct, 2016

I Am A Star held-off her rivals to record a brave victory in the 2016 Myer Classic at Flemington this afternoon.

I Am A Star (pictured winning in Adelaide) became the first filly in history to win the Myer Classic. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Dean Yendall elected to stride forward on I Am A Star …

Thousand Guineas An Option For Quezette Stakes Winner I Am A Star

Thousand Guineas An Option For Quezette Stakes Winner I Am A Star

13 Aug, 2016

The 2016 Thousand Guineas could be on the agenda for I Am A Star after she recorded an impressive victory in 2016 Quezette Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.

I Am A Star stormed home late to take out the Quezette Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jockey Steven King was forced …

Quezette Kick-Off for Thousand Guineas Bound Star

Quezette Kick-Off for Thousand Guineas Bound Star

9 Aug, 2016

Shane Nichols’ promising Group 3 winning filly I Am A Star will kick off a spring campaign targeting the Thousand Guineas this weekend with a first-up run in Caulfield’s $150,000 Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m).

Group 3 winner I Am A Star kicks off her spring bid in Caulfield’s 2016 Quezette Stakes on Saturday. Photo: …

Marcado scores first up win in Talindert Stakes

Marcado scores first up win in Talindert Stakes

15 Feb, 2014

First starter Marcado provided plenty of joy for trainer Steve Richards when he led all of the way to win the Listed $100,000 Talindert Stakes (1100m) at Flemington today.

Marcado scores first up win in the Talindert Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The $90,000 New Zealand yearling purchase has provided Richards with a …

Kavanagh Happy With Former Bad Boy Oltre Finito

Kavanagh Happy With Former Bad Boy Oltre Finito

20 Dec, 2013

Talented gelding Oltre Finito has tested the patience of Mark Kavanagh but the leading trainer believes he has the behavior of the former bad boy under control ahead of the Fiesta Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Glen Boss will ride Oltre Finito in the Fiesta Star Handicap at Flemington tomorrow. Photo by: Taron …

King grabs surprise win on Flying Skipper

King grabs surprise win on Flying Skipper

8 Nov, 2012

Jockey Steven King was able to grab a surprise win on 40-1 outsider Flying Skipper in the Listed $150,000 Myer Spring Fashion Stakes (1800m) at Flemington today.

Trainer John Hichmott, father of Melbourne Cup winning trainer Robert Hichmott thought Flying Skipper had been going well enough to finish in the top five and was ecstatic …

Schofield clear to ride Hay List in Newmarket

Schofield clear to ride Hay List in Newmarket

5 Mar, 2012

Top Sydney jockey Glyn Schofield is clear to ride Hay List in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington this week end after being suspended at Rosehill on Saturday.

Schofield is considering an appeal against a nine meeting suspension which is not due to start until after the Flemington meeting on Saturday enabling him to ride Hay …

Sad End For Pinnacles In Emirates Stakes

Sad End For Pinnacles In Emirates Stakes

5 Nov, 2011

While the connections of Albert The Fat celebrate his Emirates Stakes win, it was a worrying ending for talented eight-year-old Pinnacles, who broke down badly in the final stages of the race.

Pinacles suffered a fractures sesamoid in the race and has been taken away for assessment.

The gelding looked a winning chance 200 metres …

Tanby searches for Melbourne Cup start after Bendigo Cup win

Tanby searches for Melbourne Cup start after Bendigo Cup win

26 Oct, 2011

Tanby has stacked a claim for the Melbourne Cup field with a win in the Bendigo Cup

The Lloyd William’s owned Tanby put its case for a 2011 Melbourne Cup (3200m) berth next Tuesday with a solid win in the 2011 Listed Bendigo Cup (2400m) today.

The Cup produced a perfect result for wealthy owner  …