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Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

Freedman pair battle for Ballarat Cup favouritism

18 Nov, 2016

The Lee and Anthony Freedman trained Nozomi and Cool Chap are fighting for favouritism for the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Cool Chap, above, will have no trouble running the 2200m of the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cool Chap has always been hovering near the top …

O’Shea giving both his South Australia Derby runners strong chances

O’Shea giving both his South Australia Derby runners strong chances

10 May, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is giving both his runners, Tarquin and Etymology, strong chances in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Tarquin, above, is one of two runners trainer John O’Shea will saddle up in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Tarquin has drawn well …

Cool Chap draws outside barrier in South Australian Derby

Cool Chap draws outside barrier in South Australian Derby

10 May, 2016

The Lee and Anthony Freedman trained Cool Chap has drawn the extreme outside barrier in the 2016 Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Cool Chap has drawn the outside barrier in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cool Chap will need plenty of luck in …

Stackhouse suspended, Cool Chap needs new rider for South Australian Derby

Stackhouse suspended, Cool Chap needs new rider for South Australian Derby

10 May, 2016

The Freedman Brothers are searching for a new rider for Cool Chap in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday after Daniel Stackhouse was suspended at Ballarat on Sunday.

Cool Chap, above, will need a new jockey to replace the suspended Daniel Stackhouse in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. …

Oliver to miss the ride on Fell Swoop in Victory Stakes

Oliver to miss the ride on Fell Swoop in Victory Stakes

26 Apr, 2016

Champion Melbourne jockey Damien Oliver will miss the ride on the in-form Fell Swoop in the Group 2 $200,000 Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday because of suspension.

Fell Swoop is one of six horses nominated for the Victory Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver pleaded guilty to a charge of …

South Australian Derby 2015: Carey Fancies All I Survey’s Chances

South Australian Derby 2015: Carey Fancies All I Survey’s Chances

8 May, 2015

All I Survey will face the toughest test of his racing career to date in the 2015 South Australian Derby tomorrow, but trainer Pat Carey is confident that the progressive stayer will run well in the Group 1 event at Morphettville tomorrow.

Rhys McLeod has been booked to ride All I Survey in the 2015 …

Huge nominations for the Queensland Derby

Huge nominations for the Queensland Derby

29 Apr, 2015

The Brisbane Racing Club has received huge nominations today for the Group 1 $600,000 Channel 7 Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben on June 6.

Sunshine Coast three year old Worthy Cause is among the nominations for the Queensland Derby. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The one hundred and twenty three-year-olds nominated for the Queensland Derby include …

Authoritarian Included In 2015 South Australian Derby Nominations

Authoritarian Included In 2015 South Australian Derby Nominations

28 Apr, 2015

Authoritarian recorded the biggest win of his racing career in the Listed VRC St Leger (2800m) at Flemington on Saturday and the tough stayer could be given the chance to record a maiden win at Group 1 level after he was included in the nominations for the 2015 South Australian Derby at Morphettville on Saturday.…

Freedman Pair on Track for SA Derby

Freedman Pair on Track for SA Derby

27 Apr, 2015

Trainer Lee Freedman has confirmed classy stable mates Authoritarian and Berserk remain live chances of running in the Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) on Saturday week, particularly if the Morphettville track experiences notable rain.

VRC St Leger winner Authoritarian looks likely to contest the 2015 SA Derby. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Authoritarian has found exceptional …

Authoritarian relished wet track to win VRC St Leger

Authoritarian relished wet track to win VRC St Leger

25 Apr, 2015

Authoritarian relished the wet track conditions at Flemington today to lead all of the way to win the Listed $150,000 VRC St Leger (2800m).

Authoritarian relishes the wet conditions to win the VRC St Leger at Flemington. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Flemington track was downgraded to a soft 6 when the rain arrived during …