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Warwick Farm track drying out for Chipping Norton Stakes day

Warwick Farm track drying out for Chipping Norton Stakes day

9 Mar, 2012

A Warwick Farm track inspection today by New South Wales racing officials has given the green light for the Chipping Norton Stakes day to go ahead.

A sunny day in Sydney is the catalyst rain soaked Warwick Farm needed to guarantee the meeting goes ahead albeit on a heavy surface.

Track manager James Cataldo inspected …

Faustus good chance to run in Black Opal

Faustus good chance to run in Black Opal

8 Mar, 2012

Randwick trainer John O’Shea has taken a safety first approach with his two year old Faustus and accepted in the Black Opal at Canberra in a bid to escape the wet tracks of Sydney.

Saturday’s Warwick Farm meeting will be on a high range heavy surface after early morning track work was postponed after parts …

Pinker Pinker is primed for her return to Sydney

Pinker Pinker is primed for her return to Sydney

7 Mar, 2012

Cox Plate winner Pinker Pinker is primed for her return to Sydney in Saturday’s Group 1 $350,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm.

Trainer Greg Eurell will send Pinker Pinker to Sydney on Friday after giving her final workout for the week at Cranbourne this morning.

The four year old mare who has a …

Pride taking gamble with Rain Affair in Newmarket

Pride taking gamble with Rain Affair in Newmarket

5 Mar, 2012

Sydney trainer Joe Pride is taking a huge gamble by sending his sprinting sensation Rain Affair into the Newmarket Handicap on Saturday without a look at the Flemington straight.

Pride did an about face after stating that he would like Rain Affair to have a gallop down the straight, he will now go into Group …

NZ Derby winner Silent Achiever heading to Sydney

NZ Derby winner Silent Achiever heading to Sydney

5 Mar, 2012

New Zealand Derby winner Silent Achiever is set to campaign in Sydney over the Autumn Carnival after chalking up her fourth successive win at Ellerslie last Saturday.

Leading New Zealand jockey James McDonald secured his first Telecom New Zealand Derby (2400m) when he steered Silent Achiever to a two and a half length win in …

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

3 Mar, 2012

A brilliant ride by jockey Danny Nikolic on Mosheen saw the filly take out the $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington today in devastating fashion.

For the second year in a row a filly was too good for the colts and geldings after the Danny O’Brien filly Shamrocker  won the Group 1 for three year …

Heathcote to consider Sydney trip for Tomboy

Heathcote to consider Sydney trip for Tomboy

16 Feb, 2012

Trainer Robert Heathcote is contemplating a trip to Sydney with his smart mare Tomboy if she can continue on her winning way when she resumes at Doomben on Saturday.

Tomboy is facing open company for the first in the Remondis & Energywatch Open Handicap (1350m) and Heathcote is confident that the four year old has …

No Autumn Carnival For Sizzling

No Autumn Carnival For Sizzling

16 Jan, 2012

Sizzling won’t be a part of the Sydney autumn carnival with the colt to miss a shot at the Golden Slipper.

Trainer Kelso Wood will resist the temptation to tackle the world’s richest juvenile race after Sizzling finished fourth in the Magic Millions Classic on Saturday.

He said he’s content to miss the autumn riches …