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A fit Kuro to take on Music Magnate in Expressway Stakes

A fit Kuro to take on Music Magnate in Expressway Stakes

27 Jan, 2017

Jockey Josh Parr is banking on race fitness giving Kuro a distinct advantage over Group 1 winner Music Magnate when they face off in the Group 2 $200,000 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Kuro, above, has race fitness over the favourite Music Magnate in the Expressway Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Music Magnate draws in close for Expressway Stakes

Music Magnate draws in close for Expressway Stakes

25 Jan, 2017

Doomben 10000 winner Music Magnate has drawn in close in a small field for the Group 2 $200,000 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Music Magnate, above, is set to resume in the Expressway Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Bjorn Baker trained Music Magnate steps out for the first time for …

Music Magnate to resume in Expressway Stakes

Music Magnate to resume in Expressway Stakes

17 Jan, 2017

Trainer Bjorn Baker is expecting his Group 1 winning sprinter Music Magnate to repeat his barrier trial winning performance when he resumes in the Group 2 $200,000 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on January 28.

Music Magnate, above blue and gold colours, is being set for the Expressway Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Music Magnate tuning up for the T J Smith Stakes

Music Magnate tuning up for the T J Smith Stakes

5 Dec, 2016

Warwick Farm trainer Bjorn Baker will be tuning up his Doomben 10,000 winner Music Magnate for the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1, the first day of the 2017 ‘The Championships’.

Music Magnate, above, winning the Doomben 10000 at Doomben during the Brisbane Winter Carniva. Photo by …

Stratum Star wins Kingston Town Classic in controversial finish

Stratum Star wins Kingston Town Classic in controversial finish

5 Dec, 2016

Five year old stallion Stratum Star was able give leading Victorian trainer Darren Weir his first win in Perth last Saturday by taking out the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in a controversial finish.

Stratum Star, above winning the David Jones Cup at Caulfield, won the Kingston Town Classic at …

Big Money can get the money in George Moore Stakes

Big Money can get the money in George Moore Stakes

2 Dec, 2016

Trainer Rodney Northam is confident that Big Money can get amongst the prizemoney again in the Group 3 $200,000 IPG Connect George Moore Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Big Money, above, is one of the main chances in the George Moore Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Big Money is the …

Faatinah tested at 1300m in Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Faatinah tested at 1300m in Kevin Heffernan Stakes

11 Nov, 2016

The Lindsay Park trained Faatinah will be tested at 1300m for the first time when he lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

Faatinah, above, will be tested at 1300m for the first time in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Co-trainer David …

Kevin Heffernan Stakes distance right for Under The Louvre

Kevin Heffernan Stakes distance right for Under The Louvre

9 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robert Smerdon considers the 1300m of the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday is the right distance for his Group 1 winning sprinter Under The Louvre.

The 1300m of the Kevin Heffernan Stakes will suit Under The Louvre, above. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Smerdon deliberately bypassed the sprints down the …

Kevin Heffernan Stakes nominations attract several G1 winners

Kevin Heffernan Stakes nominations attract several G1 winners

8 Nov, 2016

Group 1 winners Under The Louvre, Lucky Hussler and Famous Seamus are among the fifteen nominations for the Group 3 $150,000 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Famous Seamus, above, is chasing back to back wins in the Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Noel Mayfield-Smith trained Famous …

WA Guineas An Option For Hilton Stakes Winner Souchez

WA Guineas An Option For Hilton Stakes Winner Souchez

5 Nov, 2016

Souchez could make the trip to Perth for the 2016 Western Australian Guineas after he returned to winning form with a strong effort in the Hilton Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Souchez showed an impressive turn-of-foot to get the job done in the Hilton Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Souchez did not have a great …