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Chautauqua at top of 2017 Canterbury Stakes nominations

Chautauqua at top of 2017 Canterbury Stakes nominations

27 Feb, 2017

Multiple Group 1 winning sprinter Chautauqua sits at the top of the nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Chautauqua, above, heads up the nominations for the 2017 Canterbury Stakes at Randwick, Photo by Steve Hart.

With only eleven horses nominated for the weight for age Autumn sprint, …

Fell Swoop to kick off 2017 Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

Fell Swoop to kick off 2017 Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

16 Feb, 2017

Smart sprinter Fell Swoop will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign in the Group 1 $500,000 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 25.

Fell Swoop, above, will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Fell Swoop was among the nominations for the Group 1 …

Chautauqua has 7 rivals to beat in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua has 7 rivals to beat in Rubiton Stakes

8 Feb, 2017

Brilliant sprinter Chautauqua has seven rivals to beat in the Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday before he finds his way back into the winner’s stall.

Chautauqua, above, resumes in the Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua has drawn barrier five in the Rubiton Stakes with Dwayne …

Chautauqua can regain top sprinting spot in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua can regain top sprinting spot in Rubiton Stakes

7 Feb, 2017

Melbourne jockey Dwayne Dunn is certain that Chautauqua can regain his spot as the number one sprinter in the world when he lines up in the Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Chautauqua, above, is set to resume in the Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Team …

2 times T J Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua among 2017 nominations

2 times T J Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua among 2017 nominations

6 Feb, 2017

The Team Hawkes trained Chautauqua will be chasing his third straight win in the 2017 Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on April 1 after being one of the seventy-five horses listed in the nominations.

Chautauqua, above, is among the nominations for the …

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern in great shape for Black Caviar Lightning

6 Feb, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern has come through a second barrier trial today in great style in preparation for his return in the Autumn in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, has come through a second barrier trial at Warwick Farm in great style in preparation for …

Star Turn impresses with Rosehill trial win

Star Turn impresses with Rosehill trial win

31 Jan, 2017

Brilliant colt Star Turn looks set for a big Autumn Carnival campaign on the back of an impressive barrier trial win at Rosehill today.

Star Turn, above, was an impressive winner at the Rosehill barrier trials. Photo by Steve Hart.

Star Turn was making his first public appearance since running third behind Flying Artie and …

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

Astern confirmed for Black Caviar Lightning

24 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign in the in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on February 18.

Astern, above, will kick off his 2017 Autumn Carnival in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern’s Lightning start was confirmed on the …

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

Astern had quiet trial before Autumn Carnival return

23 Jan, 2017

Golden Rose winner Astern had a quiet trial at Warwick Farm this morning in the lead up to his return to the race track for an Autumn Carnival campaign.

Astern, above winning the Golden Rose at Rosehill, pleased connections with an easy barrier trial at Warwick Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern claimed a Group …

Fell Swoop looking to go one better in 2017 T J Smith Stakes

Fell Swoop looking to go one better in 2017 T J Smith Stakes

18 Jan, 2017

Canberra trainer Matt Dale is looking forward to his smart sprinter Fell Swoop breaking through for his maiden Group 1 win during the Autumn Carnival and is hoping to go one better in this this year’s Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 1, the first day of ‘The …