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Zanbagh among 22 Festival Stakes nominations

Zanbagh among 22 Festival Stakes nominations

23 Nov, 2015

Dual Oaks placegetter Zanbagh is among the twenty-two nominations for the Listed $150,000 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Zanbagh, above, is among the nominations for the Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Zanbagh showed great staying potential as a three year old filly after being runner up in both the Group …

Heavy Randwick track to favour Rudy in Tramway Stakes

Heavy Randwick track to favour Rudy in Tramway Stakes

4 Sep, 2015

A heavy Randwick track will favour the chances of Queensland galloper Rudy in the Group 2 $175,000 Tattersalls Club Tramway Stakes (1400m) on Saturday.

Rudy will appreciate the heavy Randwick track in the Tramway Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Randwick was downgraded to a heavy 9 after almost 29mm of rain fell on the course …

Silk Stocking fancy Estonian Princess on trial for Tattersall’s Tiara

Silk Stocking fancy Estonian Princess on trial for Tattersall’s Tiara

24 Apr, 2015

The Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Club Tiara (1400m) at the Gold Coast on June 20 is the Winter Carnival goal for Estonian Princess who resumes for new trainer Gerald Ryan at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Estonian Princess will be having her first start for trainer Gerald Ryan in the Silk Stocking at …

Change of plans for Rudy: Doomben Cup on the agenda

Change of plans for Rudy: Doomben Cup on the agenda

13 Apr, 2015

The Group 1 $650,000 The Bundaberg Rum Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben during the Brisbane Winter Carnival is on the agenda for Rudy following a change of plans.

Rudy to target the Doomben Cup during the Brisbane Winter Carnival. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Gold Coast trainer Helen Page had sent Rudy to the spelling paddock …

Rudy has final Doncaster Mile hit out in Prelude

Rudy has final Doncaster Mile hit out in Prelude

25 Mar, 2015

Queensland miler Rudy will have his final hit out for the Doncaster Mile in the Group 3 $150,000 Hyland Race Colours Doncaster Prelude (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rudy will have his final Doncaster Mile hit out in the Doncaster Prelude at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

In a change of plans, Gold Coast trainer …

Magic Millions winner Luke Tarrant out for month for whip infringements

Magic Millions winner Luke Tarrant out for month for whip infringements

12 Jan, 2015

Magic Millions 2yo Classic winning jockey Luke Tarrant has vowed to change his ways after being hit with a one month ban for excessive whip use at the Gold Coast last Saturday.

Jockey Luke Tarrant steers Le Chef to a comfortable win in the Magic Millions 2yo Classic at the Gold Coast. Photo by Steve …

Bernborough Handicap next for Hopfgarten

Bernborough Handicap next for Hopfgarten

16 Dec, 2014

Brisbane Handicap victor Hopfgarten will chase another ‘mile’ win in the Listed $175,000 Bernborough Handicap (1625m) at Toowoomba on December 31.

Hopfgarten will head to the Bernborough Handicap after winning the Brisbane Handicap at Doomben, above. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Hopfgarten was back in the winner’s stall at Doomben last Saturday after what trainer Robert …

Rose Of Choice facing rain affected track for first time in Villiers

Rose Of Choice facing rain affected track for first time in Villiers

11 Dec, 2014

Former Western Australian mare Rose Of Choice will be facing a rain affected track for the first time in the Group 2 $175,000 Inglis Villiers (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy will be having his first ride on Rose Of Choice in the Villiers at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The …

Monton a longshot to win second Villiers

Monton a longshot to win second Villiers

10 Dec, 2014

Topweight Monton is rated a longshot to win his second Group 2 $175,000 Inglis Villiers (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Monton is a longshot to win his second Villiers at Randwick, Photo by Steve Hart.

Monton took out the 2011 Villiers with Hugh Bowman in the saddle and Saturday will be fourth appearance in the …

Schofield to be 1/2kg over on Multilateral in Villiers

Schofield to be 1/2kg over on Multilateral in Villiers

10 Dec, 2014

Top Sydney jockey Glyn Schofield has been granted permission to carry 1/2kg  over on the Chris Waller trained Multilateral in the Group 2 $175,000 Inglis Villiers (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Glyn Schofield will ride Multilateral, above, 1/2 kg over in the Villiers at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Multilateral was handicapped on the minimum …