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Douglas Whyte the key to Boban’s success in C.F Orr Stakes

Douglas Whyte the key to Boban’s success in C.F Orr Stakes

11 Feb, 2016

Legendary Hong Kong based jockey Douglas Whyte will be the key to Boban’s success in the Group 1 $500,000 Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Hong Kong jockey Douglas Whyte will ride Boban, above, in the C.F. Orr Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Five times Group 1 winner Boban has …

Blinkers on Lucia Valentina in Epsom

Blinkers on Lucia Valentina in Epsom

28 Sep, 2015

Top fancy Lucia Valentina will wear blinkers for the first time when she lines up in the Group 1 $1m The Star Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Lucia Valentina will wear the blinkers for the first time in the Star Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Lucia Valentina will be contesting …

Purton to boost Lucia Valentina’s Epsom hopes

Purton to boost Lucia Valentina’s Epsom hopes

28 Sep, 2015

International rider Zac Purton has been booked to boost the chances of Lucia Valentina in the Group 1 $1m The Star Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Zac Purton will ride Lucia Valentina, above, in the Star Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Hong Kong based Purton has had plenty of …

Boss takes over on Petits Filous in Moir Stakes

Boss takes over on Petits Filous in Moir Stakes

28 Sep, 2015

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Glen Boss will team up with unbeaten filly Petits Filous in the Group 1 $450,000 City Jeep Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Friday Night.

Glen Boss will ride Petits Filous, above, in the Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Petits Filous is undefeated from four …

Shannon Stakes fancy Akavoroun could be surprsie Epsom runner

Shannon Stakes fancy Akavoroun could be surprsie Epsom runner

25 Sep, 2015

Trainer Ciaron Maher will consider the option of running Akavoroun in The Star Epsom if he were to win the Group 2 $175,000 Leonay Plumbing Shannon Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Akavoroun could be a surprise Epsom runner if he wins the Shannon Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Akavoroun is …

Sadler’s Lake into The Epsom on the minimum

Sadler’s Lake into The Epsom on the minimum

21 Sep, 2015

In-form gelding Sadler’s Lake has become a genuine lightweight chance in the Group 1 $1m The Star Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on October 3 after winning at Randwick last Saturday.

Sadler’s Lake is into the Star Epsom on the minimum 52kg. Photo by Steve Hart.

Sadler’s Lake will carry the minimum 52kg in the Star …

Randwick ‘Mile’ to suit Kirramosa in George Main Stakes

Randwick ‘Mile’ to suit Kirramosa in George Main Stakes

17 Sep, 2015

Randwick based Kiwi trainer John Sargent is certain that the Randwick ‘Mile’ will suit his Crown Oaks winner Kirramosa when she takes on her rivals in the Group 1 $500,000 Colgate Optic White George Main Stakes (1600m) on Saturday.

Kirramosa will be suited over the Randwick Mile in the George Main Stakes. Photo by Race …

2015 Star Epsom weights has Boban the topweight

2015 Star Epsom weights has Boban the topweight

14 Sep, 2015

Chris Waller’s multiple Group 1 winner Boban has been allocated the topweight for the 2015 Group 1 $1m The Star Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on October 3.

Boban has been allocated the topweight of 58kg for The Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Boban has been handicapped with 58kg and is third in the …

Hayes has high Spring Carnival hopes for Velox

Hayes has high Spring Carnival hopes for Velox

26 Aug, 2015

Trainer David Hayes has high Spring Carnival hopes for English import Velox who is making a low key campaign opener in the $40,000 Bushnell Outdoor Products BenchMark 90 Handicap (1400m) at Sandown Lakeside today.

Trainer David Hayes is hoping English import Velox will develop into a similar horse as Australian Cup winner Spillway. Photo by …

First Seal back on track for Tramway Stakes return

First Seal back on track for Tramway Stakes return

25 Aug, 2015

Warwick Stakes casualty First Seal is back at the track and will make her belated Spring Carnival appearance in the Group 2 $175,000 Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on September 5.

First Seal is back on track to resume in the Tramway Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

First Seal was due to step …