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King Mufhasa and Guiseppina to clash in Challenge stakes

King Mufhasa and Guiseppina to clash in Challenge stakes

31 Aug, 2012

Top New Zealand Group 1 perfomers King Mufhasa and Guiseppina are set to clash on their home turf in the Group 1 NZ$200,000 Makfi Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Hawke’s Bay, Hastings tomorrow before heading over to Australia for the remainder of the Spring.

King Mufhasa will clash with fellow NZ Group 1 perfomer Guiseppina in …

Williams to ride Atomic Force at Moonee Valley

Williams to ride Atomic Force at Moonee Valley

21 Aug, 2012

Craig Williams will be the new jockey aboard Atomic Force when the Group 1 winner steps out for the first time this Spring Carnival at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Williams will partner Atomic Force (pictured) in the Listed Carlyon Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Williams will replace regular rider Nash Rawiller in the …

Manikato Stakes Spring target for Atomic Force

Manikato Stakes Spring target for Atomic Force

19 Jul, 2012

The Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley in the Spring will again attract the attention of Newcastle trainer Darren Smith for his Group 1 winner Atomic Force.

Atomic Force's target for the spring will be the Manikato Stakes - photo © Taron Clarke

Smith said that Atomic Force is highly likely to follow last year’s Melbourne …

Miss Artistic on track for second oaks

Miss Artistic on track for second oaks

18 May, 2012

Kiwi filly Miss Artistic is on track for her second Oaks success and trainer Shaune Ritchie is expecting a very forward showing in the Group 3 $175,000 Hidden Dragon The Roses (2000m) at Doomben tomorrow.

Miss Artistic’s main Winter gaol in the Group 1 $400,000 Treasury Casino Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June …

Lloyd to make his return to Australia at Doomben on Saturday

Lloyd to make his return to Australia at Doomben on Saturday

16 May, 2012

Jockey Jeff Lloyd will make his return to Australian racing at Doomben on Saturday, setting up his new base at the Gold Coast.

The South African jockey leaves Hong Kong after a three year stint and has ridden twenty-six winners this season in a tough competitive riding environment.

Lloyd, who has ridden over 4,500 winners …

Red Typhoon heading to queensland for the oaks

Red Typhoon heading to queensland for the oaks

14 May, 2012

Sportingbet Fillies Classic winner Red Typhoon has booked herself a Queensland Oaks start after scoring an easy win at Morhphettville on Saturday.

Lucky jockey Luke Nolen picked up the winning ride on Red Typhoon in the 2500m Group 3 race for fillies when regular rider Glen Boss was held up getting to the course because …

Munce to test Poste Restante for Queensland Oaks

Munce to test Poste Restante for Queensland Oaks

8 May, 2012

Premier jockey Chris Munce has been called upon to assess the Queensland Oaks chances of Kiwi filly Poste Restante when he rides her in the Group 3 $125,000 Mittys Rough Habit Plate (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Chris Munce will asses the Queensland Oaks chances of Poste Restante in the Rough Habit Plate - photo …

Angel Of Mercy scratched from Gold Coast Bracelet

Angel Of Mercy scratched from Gold Coast Bracelet

5 May, 2012

Angel Of Mercy’s Queensland Oaks plans are still intact even though she was scratched from today’s Listed $125,000 H Harvey Prestige Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m) at the Gold Coast.

Trainer Gerald Ryan withdrew Angel Of Mercy when the track rating remained at a heavy 8 this morning and will send her around at Doomben next …

Miss Artistic starts Qld Oaks campaign in GC Bracelet

Miss Artistic starts Qld Oaks campaign in GC Bracelet

4 May, 2012

New Zealand trainer Shaune Ritchie has his sights set on a second Oaks victory with Miss Artistic when she kicks off her Winter Carnival campaign at the Gold Coast tomorrow.

Miss Artistic was sent for a short break after winning the Group 1 NZ$300,000  Wellfield New Zealand Oaks (2400m) at Trentham on March 17 and …

Mufhasa vs Atomic Force In New Zealand Blockbuster

Mufhasa vs Atomic Force In New Zealand Blockbuster

5 Jan, 2012

Atomic Force claimed his second Group 1 title in what some have perhaps correctly called a ‘modest’ Railway Stakes in New Zealand.

Take nothing away from the performance of Atomic Force given he received no favours in the run but it’s fair to say the field lacked a genuine superstar rival.

If he’s to continue …