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Good barrier to help Unpretentious in Goodwood

Good barrier to help Unpretentious in Goodwood

7 May, 2014

A good barrier draw for Unpretentious in the $500,000 The Tapestry Wines Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday gives the five year old an excellent chance to win his maiden Group 1 race.

Unpretentious has good chance to win maiden Group 1 in The Goodwood. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Nikki Burke trained …

Samaready Headlines William Reid Stakes Field

Samaready Headlines William Reid Stakes Field

19 Mar, 2014

The 2014 William Reid Stakes final field has been released; with ten talented sprinters set to contest the Group 1 event that will take place at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Samaready produced the best performance of her career when she won the Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley during the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo …

Polanski To Return In The Orr Stakes

Polanski To Return In The Orr Stakes

30 Jan, 2014

Trainer Robbie Laing has confirmed that Polanski will return to racing in the Group 1 Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield next Saturday following a strong barrier trial performance at Cranbourne this morning.

Polanski will have the opportunity to race at weight-for-age level during the 2014 Melbourne Festival Of Racing. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Unpretentious To Make Group 1 Debut In 2013 VRC Sprint Classic

Unpretentious To Make Group 1 Debut In 2013 VRC Sprint Classic

8 Nov, 2013

Lightly-raced sprinter Unpretentious will make his Group 1 debut in the 2013 VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday and trainer Nikki Burke is confident that the Schillaci Stakes winner is going into the race at peak fitness.

Trainer Nikki Burke is hopeful that Unpretentious can give her a maiden Group 1 victory in the …

Olive produces dashing ride to take out Schillaci Stakes

Olive produces dashing ride to take out Schillaci Stakes

12 Oct, 2013

Another dashing ride by Damien Oliver on Unpretentious saw the in-form jockey win back to races with a win in the Group 2 $220,000 Schweppes Schillaci Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield today.

Unpretentious, green colours, burst through the pack to win the Schillaci Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Oliver produced a carbon copy ride …

Fast Finishing Bel Sprinter Takes Out The Galaxy

Fast Finishing Bel Sprinter Takes Out The Galaxy

30 Mar, 2013

Bel Sprinter has put a bad start behind him to take out the $350,000 The Galaxyat Rosehill Gardens Racecourse today.

Bel Sprinter was too good for his competitors in today's Group 1 The Galaxy at Rosehill. Photo: Steve Hart.

The five-year-old missed the start after the horses were left in the barriers for a prolonged …

Newmarket Handicap start hinges on Unpretentious’ Sandown performance

Newmarket Handicap start hinges on Unpretentious’ Sandown performance

17 Nov, 2012

A Newmarket Handicap campaign in the Autumn for Unpretentious hinges on the four year old’s performance in the Listed $120,000 TMB Printing Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sportingbet Sandown Park today.

A Newmarket Handicap campaign for Unpretentious will depend on their performance at Sandown. Photo by: Steve Hart

Cranbourne trainer Nikki Burke has taken the …

Nikki Burke In Box Seat To Lead Sale Onslaught

Nikki Burke In Box Seat To Lead Sale Onslaught

25 Aug, 2011

Cranbourne trainer Nikki Burke will descend on Sale Racecourse today with an army of four horses.

Amongst her talented group of runners is Unpretentious, who will be having his debut run in the Iplex Pipelines SV 3YO Handicap.

Unpretentious has shown promising talent in his recent trials.

“He’s trialled nicely,” Burke said.

“I couldn’t be …