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McShane scores biggest win with Norsqui in Adelaide Cup

McShane scores biggest win with Norsqui in Adelaide Cup

11 Mar, 2013

Trainer Walter McShane saw a twelve plan come to fruition to score his biggest win with Norsqui taking out the Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville today.

Norsqui (above) gaves trainer Walter McShane his biggest thrill in racing. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

McShane set his sights on this year’s …

Group Test In Store For Norsqui In Adelaide Cup

Group Test In Store For Norsqui In Adelaide Cup

29 Feb, 2012

Norsqui will have to step up in grade if he plans to win the Group 2 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville on Monday March 12.

The five-year-old gelding will be looking to recreate the events of his last start, when he won the Listed Mornington Cup by two and a half lengths.

The win earned him …

Local Boy Chris Symons takes out Mornington Cup on Norsqui

Local Boy Chris Symons takes out Mornington Cup on Norsqui

15 Feb, 2012

Local boy Chris Symons rated today’s Mornington Cup win aboard outsider Norsqui as one of the highlights of his riding career.

Symons combined with Tasmanian trainer Walter McShane to cause a boilover in taking out the Listed $300,000 Centrebet Mornington Cup (2400m) at Mornington in convincing style.

Norsqui, starting at the lucrative odds of $26 …

Norsqui franks Niwot’s form for 2011 Melbourne Cup

Norsqui franks Niwot’s form for 2011 Melbourne Cup

1 Nov, 2011

Norsqui wins the Lavazza Long Black on Melbourne Cup Day

Those who have taken the big odd about Niwot in today’s Melbourne Cup received a form fillip when Norsqui won the Lavazza Long Black (2800m) at Flemington today. Just hour out from the big race, Norsqui, who finished third to Niwot in the Andrew Ramsden…
Geejayhaitch Braves Sandown After Injury Bout

Geejayhaitch Braves Sandown After Injury Bout

17 May, 2011

Seven-year-old Tasmanian race horse Geejayhaitch will return to Sandown Racecourse for his first race since he broke down at the track in August last year.

The gelding fractured one of his pasterns as he won on a heavy track last year, while in 2007 Geejayhaitch fractured both his front legs during a different race at …