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Silverball Could Run In Epsom Handicap

Silverball Could Run In Epsom Handicap

21 Sep, 2015

Trainer Chris Waller has revealed that Silverball could run in the 2015 Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick next Saturday rather than the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m).

Silverball could make his Australian Group 1 debut in the 2015 Epsom Handicap. Photo by: Steve Hart

Waller indicated that Silverball would likely step-up to 2400 meters for …

Long John scores runaway win in UAE 2000 Guineas

Long John scores runaway win in UAE 2000 Guineas

14 Feb, 2014

Jockey Mickael Barzalona has some doubts if Long John will run the 1900m of the UAE Derby after scoring a runaway win in the Group 3 US$250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Meydan, in Dubai yesterday.

Long John took his Caulfield Guineas winning form, above, to Dubai to win the UAE 2000 Guineas at Meydan. …

Ortensia bound for Royal Ascot after Dubai win

Ortensia bound for Royal Ascot after Dubai win

2 Apr, 2012

Trainer Paul Messara has his sights firmly set on Royal Ascot for his top class mare after Ortensia took out the Group 1 US$1m Al Quoz Sprint at Dubai on Saturday night.

On Dubai World Cup night that saw other Australian representatives fail, Ortensia put in a superb performance to come from the tail of …

Snowden arrrives in Dubai for World Cup

Snowden arrrives in Dubai for World Cup

29 Mar, 2012

Trainer Peter Snowden was surprised at the massive media contingent at morning trackwork at Meydan Racecourse in the lead up to the World Cup and is hoping his two charges are the centre of attention come Saturday night.

Peter Snowden is in Dubai with Sepoy and Helmet for the World Cup meeting at Meydan - …

Snowden Duo On Track For Dubai Debut

Snowden Duo On Track For Dubai Debut

27 Mar, 2012

Trainer Peter Snowden has expressed his contentment with Australian gallopers Sepoy and Helmet ahead of their Dubai debuts this weekend.

Peter Snowden has arrived in Dubai to oversee the progress of Sepoy and Helmet - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Snowden arrived in Dubai yesterday to oversee the progress of the pair, who will compete at …

Sepoy and Helmet arrive safely in Dubai

Sepoy and Helmet arrive safely in Dubai

26 Mar, 2012

Sepoy (pictured) and Helmet have arrived safely in Dubai - photo (c) Taron Clarke

The Peter Snowden assault on Dubai with three year olds Sepoy and Helmet is going to plain with both horses arriving safely at Meydan racecourse.

Foreman Paul Snowden who is supervising the trip to Dubai said that both three year olds …

Schofield to ride in Dubai on World Cup Night

Schofield to ride in Dubai on World Cup Night

14 Mar, 2012

Top Sydney jockey Glyn Schofield is to link up with South African trainer Herman Brown at the Dubai World Cup meeting on March 31.

Schofield will miss the  Group 1 $500,000 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) at Rosehill on the same day to reunite with Brown for whom he won the Singapore International Cup on Gitano Hernando …

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

A brilliant ride by Danny Nikolic saw Mosheen take out the Guineas

3 Mar, 2012

A brilliant ride by jockey Danny Nikolic on Mosheen saw the filly take out the $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington today in devastating fashion.

For the second year in a row a filly was too good for the colts and geldings after the Danny O’Brien filly Shamrocker  won the Group 1 for three year …

Mosheen has job ahead from outside barrier

Mosheen has job ahead from outside barrier

1 Mar, 2012

Jockey Danny Nikolic will have to produce the ride of his life on Mosheen after the filly drew the outside barrier in the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The Robert Smerdon trained Mosheen is the only filly in the Guineas and will have to jump from the outside of the …

Helmet to bounce back in Australian Guineas

Helmet to bounce back in Australian Guineas

1 Mar, 2012

Trainer Peter Snowden is confident his three year old Helmet can bounce back and emulate the deeds of the great Mahogany in winning the Australian Guineas at Flemington on Saturday.

Mahogany was a prolific Group 1 winner, earning over $3.5m, who took out the Caulfield Guineas in 1993 then followed that up with a victory …