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Astern not among Caulfield Guineas second acceptances

Astern not among Caulfield Guineas second acceptances

21 Sep, 2016

One time favourite Astern is officially out for the Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 8 with trainer John O’Shea not including him among the stable’s list of second acceptances.

Astern, above, is not among the second acceptances for the Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

O’Shea has …

Detective Holds On to Win Starlight Express Room Stakes

Detective Holds On to Win Starlight Express Room Stakes

10 Sep, 2016

Detective has stamped himself as a Caulfield Guineas prospect with a smart win in the Listed Starlight Express Room Stakes (1400m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Detective produced a strong kick to win the Starlight Express Room Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Detective was specked in Starlight Express Room Stakes betting markets …

O’Shea hoping to get Astern back on track for Golden Slipper

O’Shea hoping to get Astern back on track for Golden Slipper

5 Mar, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is hoping to get Astern back on track for the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 19 after he was forced to scratch him from his assignment at Randwick today.

Astern, above in the Godolphin blue, is out of the Todman Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve …

Undefeated Colts In Todman Stakes Field

Undefeated Colts In Todman Stakes Field

2 Mar, 2016

The 2016 Todman Stakes field has been released and four undefeated colts as well as two of the most promising juveniles in the country are set to do battle in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Capitalist is one of four undefeated horses that have been included in the 2016 Todman Stakes …

Golden Slipper Contenders among Silver Slipper Stakes nominations

Golden Slipper Contenders among Silver Slipper Stakes nominations

15 Feb, 2016

Several Golden Slipper Stakes contenders are among the nominations for the Group 2 $250,000 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Astern, above, is one of three John O’Shea trained two year olds entered for the Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

With only twelve two year olds entered, The Australian …

Defcon Out Of Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude

Defcon Out Of Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude

12 Feb, 2016

Defcon has been scratched from the 2016 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude and he is set to remain in Sydney for the remainder of his autumn campaign.

Defcon was beaten by Tessera when he made his racing debut in the 2016 Canonbury Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Defcon was set to make his Melbourne racing debut …

Zelady’s Night Out heads 2016 Golden Slipper Stakes order of entry

Zelady’s Night Out heads 2016 Golden Slipper Stakes order of entry

9 Feb, 2016

The Tony Gollan trained Zelady’s Night Out heads the order of entry for the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on March 19.

The Tony Gollan trained Zelady’s Night Out is at the top of the order of entry for the Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Zelady’s …

Blake Shinn new rider for Defcon in Blue Diamond Prelude

Blake Shinn new rider for Defcon in Blue Diamond Prelude

1 Feb, 2016

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Blake Shinn will be the new rider for boom colt Defcon when he lines up in the Group 3 $200,000 Blue Diamond Prelude (1100m) for the Colts and Geldings at Caulfield on February 13.

Blake Shinn, above, will be the new rider for Defcon in the Blue Diamond Prelude at Caulfield. …

Tessera In Golden Slipper Picture After Canonbury Stakes Win

Tessera In Golden Slipper Picture After Canonbury Stakes Win

1 Feb, 2016

Godolphin colt Tessera will head towards the 2016 Golden Slipper after he improved his record to two wins from as many starts with a fighting victory in the Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Tessera made it two wins from as many race starts with a tough victory in the Canonbury Stakes at Rosehill …

Defcon Clear Favourite In Canonbury Stakes Betting

Defcon Clear Favourite In Canonbury Stakes Betting

29 Jan, 2016

Defcon is currently available at 2016 Canonbury Stakes odds of $2 and the promising debutant is set to start the Group 3 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday as a dominant favourite.

James Harron is hopeful that Defcon can replicate the feat of Capitalist and record a race win on debut. Photo by: Steve Hart…