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Lights of heaven gaining ground on Manighar in Doomben cup

Lights of heaven gaining ground on Manighar in Doomben cup

14 May, 2012

Oaks winner Lights Of Heaven is slowly gaining ground on stable mate Manighar in the lead up to their clash in the Group 1 $500,000 Kirks Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

The Peter Moody trained Manighar emerged as the top weight for age performer over the Autumn with three consecutive Group 1 wins …

Heathcote leaving tactics up to Rawiller in BTC Cup

Heathcote leaving tactics up to Rawiller in BTC Cup

9 May, 2012

Brisbane’s leading trainer Robert Heathcote will leave the riding tactics up to top Sydney jockey Nash Rawiller after BTC Cup favourite Buffering draw one from the outside at Doomben on Saturday.

Buffering gets his best chance to win at Group 1 level for the first time in the $400,000 Bundaberg Distilling Co. BTC Cup (1200m) …

Black Caviar in comfort zone for Adelaide

Black Caviar in comfort zone for Adelaide

9 May, 2012

Trainer Peter Moody feels Black Caviar is in her complete comfort zone after the great mare completed her final work out at Caulfield before heading off to Adelaide.

Black Caviar completed her final work out ahead of The Goodwood - photo (c) Taron Clarke

“She never ceases to amaze me,” Moody said after the five-year-old …

James McDonald to ride in Brisbane after Hong Kong win

James McDonald to ride in Brisbane after Hong Kong win

8 May, 2012

Brisbane racegoers will get a chance to see talented New Zealand jockey James McDonald ride in Queensland again after the young rider showed off his outstanding ability on the world stage in Hong Kong on the weekend.

Prominent Hong Kong trainer John Moore was full of praise for McDonald after steering Xtension to back to …

King’s Rose to test Sydney form in Hong Kong

King’s Rose to test Sydney form in Hong Kong

3 May, 2012

Sydney’s Autumn Carnival form will be tested in Hong Kong on Sunday when King’s Rose takes on some of the best milers in South East Asia.

Trainer Peter Moody scratched King’s Rose from the Group 1 $2m BMW Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on April 21 in preference to starting her in the Group 1 …