News About: The Shorts

Takedown arrives safely in Hong Kong for International Sprint

Takedown arrives safely in Hong Kong for International Sprint

1 Dec, 2016

Australia’s latest Group 1 winner Takedown has arrived safely in Hong Kong ahead of the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin on December 11.

Takedown, above, has arrived safely in Hong Kong ahead of the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Takedown flew out of Melbourne …

Takedown secures early flight for Hong Kong

Takedown secures early flight for Hong Kong

29 Nov, 2016

Takedown is due to fly out to Hong Kong from Melbourne tonight after pulling up in great order following his win in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday.

Takedown will fly out from Melbourne to run in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Steve …

Winterbottom Stakes winner Takedown off to Hong Kong

Winterbottom Stakes winner Takedown off to Hong Kong

28 Nov, 2016

Sydney trainer Gary Moore will now prepare Takedown for a trip to Hong Kong after the gelding scored a decisive win in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday.

Takedown, above, will now head to Hong Kong after winning the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot in Perth. Photo by …

Takedown invited for Hong Kong Sprint

Takedown invited for Hong Kong Sprint

25 Nov, 2016

The Gary Moore trained Takedown looks likely to join Rebel Dane as the two Australian representatives to contest the Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint 1200m at Sha Tin on December 11.

Takedown, above, has been invited to run in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

2016 Manikato Stakes Form: Japonisme has to find best form

2016 Manikato Stakes Form: Japonisme has to find best form

21 Oct, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller admits that Japonisme has to find his winning Autumn Carnival form if he is to be competitive in the Group 1 $1m Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley tonight.

Japonisme, above, is one of the outsiders of the Manikato Stakes field at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Japonisme is a …

Clearly Innocent Ready for Caulfield Village Stakes

Clearly Innocent Ready for Caulfield Village Stakes

11 Oct, 2016

Trainer Greg Bennett is confident that stable star Clearly Innocent will have no problems performing at the opposite way of going when he makes his Victorian debut in Wednesday’s Listed Caulfield Village Stakes (1200m).

Clearly Innocent will make his Victorian debut in Wednesday’s Listed Caulfield Village Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Clearly Innocent has been a …

Chautauqua has 8 opponents in Moir Stakes

Chautauqua has 8 opponents in Moir Stakes

28 Sep, 2016

The world’s highest rated sprinter Chautauqua will face eight opponents when he kicks off his Spring Carnival campaign in the Group 1 $500,000 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Chautauqua, above, is resuming in the Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua will be having his …

Takedown Delights Moore With The Shorts Win

Takedown Delights Moore With The Shorts Win

17 Sep, 2016

Takedown returned to the races with a narrow victory in the 2016 The Shorts at Royal Randwick this afternoon – much to the delight of trainer Gary Moore.

Ball Of Muscle took up the running from Dothraki and that pair looked as though they were going to fight out the finish, but Kaepernick and Takedown …

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

Japonisme can improve on better track in The Shorts

16 Sep, 2016

Premiership winning trainer Chris Waller is expecting vast improvement from Japonisme back on a better track in the Group 2 $200,000 The Bowermans Office Furniture The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Trainer Chris Waller is expecting an improved performance from Japonisme, above, in The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Japonisme got …

English installed as favourite for The Shorts

English installed as favourite for The Shorts

15 Sep, 2016

First up specialist English has been installed as the early favourite for the Group 2 $200,000 Bowermans Office Furniture Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday.

English, above, has been installed the favourite for the The Shorts at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ladbrokes.com.au have English marked at $2.40 for her first appearance since winning the …