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Didntcostalot Leads Gollan Trifecta in George Moore Stakes

Didntcostalot Leads Gollan Trifecta in George Moore Stakes

30 Nov, 2015

Talented sprinters Didntcostalot has led an impressive Tony Gollan-trained trifecta in Doomben’s feature race on Saturday; beating stable mates Gundy Spirit and Fontelina to the line in the Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m).

Didntcostalot led from start to finish to win the George Moore Stakes at Doomben on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello

One of …

2015 Ramornie Handicap Results: Rock Royalty Too Good

2015 Ramornie Handicap Results: Rock Royalty Too Good

8 Jul, 2015

Rock Royalty produced the best performance of his racing career to date to take out the 2015 Ramornie Handicap in impressive fashion at Grafton this afternoon.

Rock Royalty (pictured winning the Ipswich Dash) was far too good for his rivals in the 2015 Ramornie Handicap. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Rock Royalty was having his first …

Takeover Target dies at Fifteen

Takeover Target dies at Fifteen

20 Jun, 2015

The ‘People’s Champion’ Takeover Target has been put down following an accident at his Coffs Harbour retirement paddock.

Jockey Jay Ford rode champion sprinter Takeover Target in twenty of his twenty-one wins. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The fifteen year old Takeover Target was enjoying his later years after collecting eight Group 1 victories all around …

Carpenter Fancies Shamal Wind’s King’s Stand Stakes Chances

Carpenter Fancies Shamal Wind’s King’s Stand Stakes Chances

16 Jun, 2015

Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter fancies the 2015 King’s Stand Stakes chances of Shamal Wind and he revealed that he would be disappointed if the talented mare finished outside the top five in the Group 1 event at Royal Ascot this evening.

Shamal Wind has the chance to record a second win at Group …

Whiteley To Ride Mishani Honcho In Silver Slipper Stakes

Whiteley To Ride Mishani Honcho In Silver Slipper Stakes

18 Feb, 2015

Gold Coast-based hoop Chris Whiteley has been booked to ride experienced juvenile Mishani Honcho in the 2015 Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Mishani Honcho will face the toughest test of his racing career to date in the 2015 Silver Slipper Stakes. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Mishani Honcho made his racing debut in …

No Venue Change For Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

No Venue Change For Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

5 Dec, 2014

The 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes will take place at Flemington on February 21 next year, despite fears that the event would have to be rescheduled due to a double booking of the venue.

Snitzerland scored her maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2014 edition of the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes. Photo by: …

Darley New Sponsor Of The Goodwood

Darley New Sponsor Of The Goodwood

19 Nov, 2014

The Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) that is held at Morphettville during the Adelaide Racing Carnival will now be known as the Darley Goodwood after the leading breeding operation agreed to a three year deal with the South Australian Jockey Club.

Equine superstar Black Caviar is one of a number of leading sprinters that have …

Bernabeu On Track For Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

Bernabeu On Track For Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

7 Feb, 2014

Bernabeu is set to make his Group 1 debut in the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington next Saturday after winning a jump out in impressive fashion this morning.

Bernabeu defeated a strong field in a jump out over 800 metres at Flemington this morning. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The talented gelding …

Northern Meteor Dies After Suffering Colic Attack

Northern Meteor Dies After Suffering Colic Attack

31 Jul, 2013

Emerging stallion Northern Meteor passed away at Widden Stud last night after suffering a sudden attack of colic.

Romantic Touch was the first of Northern Meteor's progeny to achieve Group 1 success. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Northern Meteor took the breeding world by storm this season and was just a day away from being named …

Shea Shea hardest to beat in King’s Stand Stakes

Shea Shea hardest to beat in King’s Stand Stakes

17 Jun, 2013

Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien agrees with market framers that South African gallop Shea Shea is the hardest for Shamexpress to beat in the Group 1 £350,000 The King’s Stand Stakes (5 furlongs) at Royal Ascot tomorrow.

Shamexpress winning the 2013 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Shamexpress with Craig Newitt to ride again, …