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Star Of Giselle going for 4 straight in Eclipse Stakes

Star Of Giselle going for 4 straight in Eclipse Stakes

16 Nov, 2012

Front running mare Star Of Giselle is looking for her fourth straight win when she lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Snowhite Maintenance Eclipse Stakes (1800m) at Sportingbet Sandown Park tomorrow.

Star Of Giselle will start in the Eclipse Stakes, looking for her 4th straight win. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Tatra Poised To Claim Sandown Guineas Glory

Tatra Poised To Claim Sandown Guineas Glory

13 Nov, 2012

Trainer Peter Snowden is confident that Tatra will have the edge necessary to win this Saturday’s Group 2 Sandown Guineas in Victoria.

Trainer Peter Snowden is confident Tatra can win the Sandown Guineas. Photo by: Steve Hart

Tatra finished a close second to Lunar Rise in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes last start and …

Yosei Out To Break Flemington Curse In Let’s Elope Stakes

Yosei Out To Break Flemington Curse In Let’s Elope Stakes

4 Sep, 2012

Yosei will attempt to overcome her aversion to Flemington Racecourse when she lines up for the Let’s Elope Stakes at the track this Saturday.

Yosei has never won at Flemington. Photo by: Taron Clarke

The five-year-old has never managed to win a race at Flemington, with her best result being a third placing in the …

Shamexpress Faces First-Up Victoria Derby Test

Shamexpress Faces First-Up Victoria Derby Test

30 Aug, 2012

Trainer Danny O’Brien will be looking at Shamexpress’ performance at Caulfield this weekend to assess his suitability for the Group 1 Victoria Derby in November.

Shamexpress will run in the HDF McNeil Stakes in Melbourne on Saturday, where he will face the likes of Elite Elle and Kabayan.

The O’Reilly colt began his race career …

Tough Times Ahead For Colic-Ridden Bauer

Tough Times Ahead For Colic-Ridden Bauer

30 Aug, 2012

Bauer is currently fighting for his life after complications arose following stomach surgery last week.

The loveable stayer was rushed to the vet over a week ago when he developed a temperature and went off his feed.

Melbourne Cup runner-up turned Clerk of the Course horse Bauer is fighting for his life after suffering colic …

Ironstein Begins Melbourne Cup Campaign At Rosehill

Ironstein Begins Melbourne Cup Campaign At Rosehill

29 Aug, 2012

Ironstein will resume his spring campaign in the Allan Barnes Coaches Handicap at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday.

The seven-year-old gelding was in contention for a place in last year’s Melbourne Cup and will be looking towards making the field this year.

Ironstein will resume in the Allan Barnes Coaches Handicap at Rosehill. Photo by: Taron …

Maluckyday Not Ready For Winner’s Circle Just Yet

Maluckyday Not Ready For Winner’s Circle Just Yet

28 Aug, 2012

Trainer Wayne Hawkes is being realistic about Maluckyday’s chances this Saturday when he returns from a year-long spell.

The six-year-old was ruled out of last year’s spring racing carnival after suffering a bout of pneumonia following his only start in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes at Warwick Farm.

Maluckyday will return to racing in the …

Rain Dampens Luckygray’s Memsie Stakes Chances

Rain Dampens Luckygray’s Memsie Stakes Chances

27 Aug, 2012

Rain could again hinder Western Australian talent Luckygray as he attempts to break his Melbourne maiden.

Luckygray placed fourth in the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield last Saturday on a track that was rated a Heavy-10.

With the Bradbury’s Luck gelding not suited to rain-affected ground, his effort was deeply appreciated by trainer …

Carlyon Cup Win Within Unanimously’s Grasp

Carlyon Cup Win Within Unanimously’s Grasp

23 Aug, 2012

Unanimously will be given the chance to win his first Melbourne start in the Listed Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Unanimously placed second at Moonee Valley earlier this month. Photo by: Steve Hart

The five-year-old gelding has had three attempts at claiming victory in Victoria, however, has never been able to come through …

Caulfield Cup Attracts 25 International Nominations

Caulfield Cup Attracts 25 International Nominations

7 Aug, 2012

A total of 25 international horses have nominated for a run in the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup this October.

This number, which is up from 22 in 2011, has thrilled the Melbourne Racing Club’s chief executive officer Alasdair Robertson.

Defending champion Southern Speed has been nominated for the Caulfield Cup - photo © Taron Clarke…