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Quintessential to return to Sydney for BMW

Quintessential to return to Sydney for BMW

29 Jan, 2013

Mudlark Quintessential will be back in Sydney for the Autumn Carnival with the Group 1 $2.25m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on April 6 her main target.

Quintessential will target The BMW. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Quintessential handled the muddy conditions the best in taking out the last year’s Group 1 $400,000 Treasury Casino Queensland …

Our Famous Eve looking for Spring success

Our Famous Eve looking for Spring success

17 Jul, 2012

Flemington training partnership Matthew Ellerton and Simon Zahra will be looking to Spring Carnival success with new stable acquisition Kiwi filly Our Famous Eve.

The three year old filly will arrive at their Melbourne stables in time to prepare for the Spring and part owner and breeder Phillip Brown will be looking for more black …

Red Shift to give James first Queensland Derby

Red Shift to give James first Queensland Derby

8 Jun, 2012

New stable acquisition Red Shift could be the horse to give New Zealand trainer Roger James his first Group 1 $500,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm tomorrow.

James has been a long time visitor to Queensland for the Winter Carnival with lots of success but is yet to take home the Derby …

Bosson to return to Queensland to ride Shez Sinsational

Bosson to return to Queensland to ride Shez Sinsational

16 May, 2012

International jockey Opie Bosson will make the return trip to Queensland this weekend to partner Shez Sinsational in the Group 1 $500,000 Kirks Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Bosson flew in from Singapore two weeks ago to steer Shez Sinsational to a narrow win over Lights Of Heaven in the Group 2 $300,000 …

Oppie Bosson to fly in from Singapore to ride Shez Sinsational

Oppie Bosson to fly in from Singapore to ride Shez Sinsational

2 May, 2012

Top New Zealand jockey Oppie Bosson will fly in from Singapore to partner Auckland Cup winner Shez Sinsational at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

The top class Kiwi mare will line up in Saturday’s Group 2 $300,000 Gold Coast Turf Club A D Hollindale Stakes (1800m) looking to record her first win in Australia after …

New Zealand 3yo Rock ‘N’ Pop is ready for Guineas

New Zealand 3yo Rock ‘N’ Pop is ready for Guineas

28 Mar, 2012

New Zealand three year old Rock ’N’ Pop will take his place in the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday after a strong gallop at Matamatta on Tuesday.

Trainer Jason Bridgman will load Rock ‘N’ Pop on a plane to Sydney on Wednesday after pleasing him in his final gallop before the Group 1 $500,000 Flinders Lane …

Ocean Park brings the sunshine to Sydney

Ocean Park brings the sunshine to Sydney

15 Mar, 2012

Matamata trainer Gary Hennessy was very pleased to see the sun shining when he arrived in Sydney with Australian Derby hopeful Ocean Park.

Hennessy took a huge gamble when he scratched Ocean Park from the Group 1 NZ$750,000 Telecom New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on March 3 because of the rain affected track and …

King Mufhasa aiming for ninth Group 1 in Futurity

King Mufhasa aiming for ninth Group 1 in Futurity

24 Feb, 2012

New Zealand galloper King Mufhasa’s chances of winning his ninth Group 1 at Caulfield on Saturday escalated when it was announced that super mare Black Caviar was being sent to the spelling paddock.

Trainer Peter Moody made the Group 1 $500,000 Futurity Stakes (1400m) more achievable for  everybody when he decided to give Black Caviar …

Travino – the Kiwi challenge in the Magic Millions Classic

Travino – the Kiwi challenge in the Magic Millions Classic

15 Dec, 2011

Emerging New Zealand two-year-old Travino may be the surprise runner in the $2m Magic Millions Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on January 14.

The son of General Nediym has won his past three races including last start in a Listed Westwood Grange Stakes at Te Rapa (1100m) on December 10.

Matamata trainer Peter McKay …