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Panzer Division to attack the Autumn Sprints

Panzer Division to attack the Autumn Sprints

15 Jan, 2015

Trainer Paul Messara will attack the sprint distances with his smart three year old Panzer Division during the upcoming rich Autumn Carnival.

Panzer Division will be trained as a sprinter during the Autumn Carnival, Photo by Steve Hart.

Messara admits that it was probably the wrong move to stretch Panzer Division out to 2000m during …

Panzer Division 50-50 chance for Golden Rose Stakes

Panzer Division 50-50 chance for Golden Rose Stakes

8 Sep, 2014

A start in the Group 1 $1m Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday for last weekend’s Randwick winner Panzer Division is only a 50 – 50 chance according to Arrowfield Stud boss John Messara.

Panzer Division is a 50-50 chance of running in the Golden Rose Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart.

Panzer Division, …

Almalad still in contention for Golden Rose Stakes

Almalad still in contention for Golden Rose Stakes

1 Aug, 2014

Unbeaten colt Almalad is still in contention for the Group 1 $1m Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on September 13 as trainer Gai Waterhouse increases his workload following a short Winter break.

Almalad, green and white, is a top contender for the Golden Rose Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Almalad was sent to the …

Cluster heads towards Epsom Handicap

Cluster heads towards Epsom Handicap

21 Jul, 2014

Peter Snowden has pencilled in the Group 1 $500,000 The Star Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on October 4 as the main Spring target for Cluster after the three year old maintained his unbeaten record for the stable at Rosehill last Saturday.

Cluster will head towards The Star Epsom in the Spring after winning at Rosehill. …

Warwick Stakes to be run at Randwick in the Spring

Warwick Stakes to be run at Randwick in the Spring

15 Jul, 2014

The early Sydney Spring Carnival meeting on August 23 featuring the Group 2 WFA $175,000 Warwick Stakes (1400m) has been transferred from Warwick Farm to the recently renovated Randwick racecourse.

Veyron wins the 2013 Warwick Stakes at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

The future of Group racing at the western suburbs major track now …

Boban on a Cox Plate path after Emirates Stakes win

Boban on a Cox Plate path after Emirates Stakes win

9 Nov, 2013

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller is already mapping out a Cox Plate path for next year for Boban after the four year old took out the Group 1 $1m Emirates Stakes(1600m) at Flemington today.

Boban returning to the Flemington mounting yard after winning the Emirates Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Boban kept his …

Arabian Gold wins Ethereal Stakes

Arabian Gold wins Ethereal Stakes

19 Oct, 2013

Trainer David Vandyke’s decision to dodge classy filly Guelph paid dividends when Arabian Gold was able to win the Listed $120,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Ethereal Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Arabian Gold wins Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Arabian Gold has finished behind Guelph at her last two starts at …

Arabian Gold has tough task taking on Guelph in Flight Stakes

Arabian Gold has tough task taking on Guelph in Flight Stakes

30 Sep, 2013

Trainer David Vandyke can see why the Group 1 $400,000 Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday has only attracted a handful of runners to take on dual Group one winner Guelph.

Guelph had a comfortable win over Arabian Gold in the Tea Rose Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Australian Turf Club …

Prince is Cheri ripe for The Metropolitan

Prince is Cheri ripe for The Metropolitan

30 Sep, 2013

A three week break in between runs hasn’t deterred trainer David Vandyke, declaring that  Prince Cheri will be spot on for Group 1 $400,000 McGrath Estate Agents The Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Prince Cheri will be spot on for The Metropolitan at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Prince Cheri shares favouritism with the …

Kingdoms to undergo vet test before Hills Stakes

Kingdoms to undergo vet test before Hills Stakes

20 Sep, 2013

Trainer John O’Shea expects his Metropolitan aspirant Kingdoms to be passed fit to run in the Group 2 $200,000 Bacardi Hill Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Kingdoms finished 10th to Prince Cheri, above, at Rosehill first up. Photo by Steve Hart.

New South Wales racing stewards will get their vet, Dr Craig Suann to …