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Safeguard To Contest Starlight Stakes

Safeguard To Contest Starlight Stakes

27 Nov, 2013

Enigmatic colt Safeguard will run in the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday; with trainer Peter Snowden keen to get more racing into the legs of the inconsistent three-year-old.

Safeguard will have two starts during the Sydney Summer Sprint Series before heading to the spelling paddock. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Straight Albert Suffers Career-Threatening Tendon Injury

Straight Albert Suffers Career-Threatening Tendon Injury

3 Apr, 2012

Up and coming galloper Straight Albert has suffered what could be a career-ending tendon injury in the midst of his autumn Doncaster Mile campaign.

The four-year-old gelding became well known after his impressive winning streak last summer, which saw him remain unbeaten across four runs.

Straight Albert's racing career could be over after suffering a …

Straight Albert Begins Doncaster Mile Bid In Newcastle Newmarket

Straight Albert Begins Doncaster Mile Bid In Newcastle Newmarket

19 Mar, 2012

Straight Albert will begin his run towards the Group 1 Doncaster Mile at Royal Randwick on April 21 when he resumes at the Newcastle this Wednesday.

The four-year-old gelding will line up for the Group 3 Newmarket at the track before running in the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes in preparation for his Doncaster test.…

Straight To The Summer Cup For Albert

Straight To The Summer Cup For Albert

24 Nov, 2011

Straight Albert will be sent to the Summer Cup on Boxing Day after suitably impressing trainer Guy Walter on the weekend.

Straight Albert won the Goulburn Cup in a gutsy performance after looking gone with about 200m to go.

He rallied though and it was that late race fight that leads Walter to believe the …