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McNair Thrilled With Hay List’s First-Up Effort

McNair Thrilled With Hay List’s First-Up Effort

10 Sep, 2013

Trainer John McNair said that he was thrilled with the first-up effort of champion sprinter Hay List in the Group 3 Concorde Stakes (1000m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Hay List is expected to have his next race start in The Shorts at Royal Randwick on September 21. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hay List, who …

McNair Forced To Back Down In Hay List’s Newmarket Handicap Saga

McNair Forced To Back Down In Hay List’s Newmarket Handicap Saga

29 Feb, 2012

Just 24 hours after trainer John McNair swore he would do everything to keep Hay List away from the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap next month, managing owner Terry Davenport has insisted he will run in the race.

McNair was appalled at the handicapper’s decision to allocate Hay List with a top weight of 58.5 kilograms, …

58.5kg Weight Puts Hay List’s Newmarket Handicap Run in Doubt

58.5kg Weight Puts Hay List’s Newmarket Handicap Run in Doubt

28 Feb, 2012

Hay List will most likely bypass the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington next month after being allocated 58.5 kilograms for the race.

Trainer John McNair has voiced his disgust at the weight, which would see him attempt to be the first horse to carry 58.5 or more kilograms to victory since 1959.

The handicapper’s …

New trainer for Hay List likely

New trainer for Hay List likely

23 Nov, 2011

Hay List is likely to join a Melbourne stable for the Autumn Carnival

Connections of star sprinter Hay List are considering removing the horse from Gosford trainer John McNair.

The balky six-year-old gelding who hasn’t raced since May is currently in pre-training at Muskoka Farm (near Gosford) and ready to resume fast work.

Hay List,  …