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Midsummer Sun Rises to Gosford Cup Glory Again

Midsummer Sun Rises to Gosford Cup Glory Again

10 Jan, 2015

In a historical feat not achieved since the early 1970s, the Sam Kavanagh-trained Midsummer Sun recorded an impressive Gosford Cup win on Friday afternoon on the New South Wales Central Coast going back-to-back in the race for the first time in over four decades.

Midsummer Sun (pictured here at Caulfield) is the first back-to-back Gosford …

Aeronautical in “Good Shape” for Standish Handicap

Aeronautical in “Good Shape” for Standish Handicap

29 Dec, 2014

After missing a Moonee Valley run earlier in the month Lionel Cohen’s Group 1 placed sprinter Aeronautical is back on track and in “good shape” ahead of Thursday’s Standish Handicap according to his trainer.

Group 1 placed Aeronautical is out to reproduce his best form in Thursday’s Standish Handicap at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.…

Waller Imposing Force in Villiers Stakes Nominations

Waller Imposing Force in Villiers Stakes Nominations

8 Dec, 2014

Fresh off his incredible 10th Group 1 win for the 2014-15 racing season, Sydney’s Chris Waller will again be well represented in the weekend’s feature race with a trio of nominees for the $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m).

Festival Stakes winner I’m Imposing is one of three 2014 Villiers Stakes entries for Chris …

Hawkesbury Gold Cup switched to August

Hawkesbury Gold Cup switched to August

17 Jul, 2013

Hawkesbury Race Club chief executive Brian Fletcher is hopeful owners and trainers will take advantage of the Hawkesbury Gold Cup being switched to August and use it as a lead up to the Sydney Spring Carnival.

Darci Be Good (yellow cap) went on to race well in the Sydney Summer Carnival after Hawkesbury Gold Cup …

Rawiller to miss Sydney Summer Carnival with broken ankle

Rawiller to miss Sydney Summer Carnival with broken ankle

18 Dec, 2012

Sydney’s leading jockey Nash Rawiller will miss the rest of the Sydney Summer Carnival and possibly the Jeep Magic Millions Carnival on the Gold Coast in January after sustaining a broken ankle in a barrier mishap at the Rosehill trials this morning.

Rawiller was aboard the unraced Recharging To Win in heat 6 when the …

Shout Out Loud for the Villiers

Shout Out Loud for the Villiers

18 Dec, 2012

A significant drop in weight has tempted leading Victorian trainer Peter Moody to send his last start Caulfield winner Shout Out Loud to Sydney for the Group 2 $175,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Shout Out Loud carried 57.5kg, with the help of Jake Duffy’s 2kg claim, to victory in the $100,000 …