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Lady Selkirk Primed for Silver Bowl Series Final

Lady Selkirk Primed for Silver Bowl Series Final

7 Jul, 2016

Trainer Matthew Williams is confident classy three-year-old Lady Selkirk is a genuine chance of winning the Silver Bowl Series Final (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday.

Matthew Williams is thrilled with Lady Selkirk ahead of Saturday’s Silver Bowl Series Final. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Lady Selkirk has been a standout performer for Warrnambool-based Williams throughout …

Maher Pleased With Girl Guide Ahead of Return

Maher Pleased With Girl Guide Ahead of Return

19 Apr, 2016

Ciaron Maher is pleased with the condition of latest stable acquisition Girl Guide ahead of her likely return to racing in Saturday’s Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.

Girl Guide is poised to have her first start for Ciaron Maher in Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Girl Guide …

Weir to Saddle Three in VRC-CRV Winter Championship Heat

Weir to Saddle Three in VRC-CRV Winter Championship Heat

25 Jun, 2015

Leading Victorian trainer Darren Weir is set to launch a three-pronged attack on Saturday’s VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Heat 6 (1400m) at Flemington, and is hopeful above anything his runners will take valuable condition from the competitive hit-out.

Lord Of Brazil is one of three runners for Darren Weir Saturday’s VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Heat …

Tall Ship Sails Towards Warrnambool Cup

Tall Ship Sails Towards Warrnambool Cup

20 Apr, 2015

Darren Weir’s exciting import Tall Ship has next month’s Warrnambool Cup in his sights after the four-year-old scored a classy win in the Terang Cup on Sunday.

Brad Rawiller will likely shoot for back-to-back Warrnambool Cup wins in May when he rides Sunday’s Terang Cup winner Tall Ship in the lucrative country classic. Photo: Adrienne …

Bashboy Out To Continue Flawless Warrnambool Record

Bashboy Out To Continue Flawless Warrnambool Record

18 Jun, 2013

Current Jumper of the Year, Bashboy, will take his place in the $100,000 Thackeray Steeplechase at Warrnambool racecourse next Sunday.

Trainer Ciaron Maher was spurred on by the nine-year-old’s last start 12 length win in the $100,000 Mosstrooper Steeplechase at Bendigo on June 16.

Bashboy’s last excursion to Warrnambool resulted in 20.5 length win in …

Banca Mo Takes Out Warrnambool Cup

Banca Mo Takes Out Warrnambool Cup

2 May, 2013

Tasmanian gelding Banca Mo continued his strong run of form and signalled the potential for bigger things to come with a convincing win in the Listed $200,000 Warrnambool Cup (2350m) today.

Banca Mo continued his excellent form in the Warrnambool Cup today. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

After saluting in his two previous starts, …

Second Effort Shines Again At Warrnambool

Second Effort Shines Again At Warrnambool

1 May, 2013

Clinton McDonald-trained gelding Second Effort reaffirmed his loved for Warrnambool by taking out his second consecutive Wangoom Handicap (1200m) today.

Second Effort (pictured) claimed a second straight Wangoom Handicap at Warrnambool. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The six-year-old beat just one horse home in two starts at Sydney’s autumn carnival and at $11 had …

Injury plagued Wealth Princess to line up at Doomben

Injury plagued Wealth Princess to line up at Doomben

17 May, 2012

Injury plagued Wealth Princess will line up at Doomben on Saturday for only the second time in almost two years after suffering a serious tendon injury.

The former New Zealand trained mare is now prepared by Darren Weir and the Group 3 $150,000 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) (F&M) will be her second start for the …

Koroit Cup – Warrnambool today – preview, comment, ratings, price, tips

Koroit Cup – Warrnambool today – preview, comment, ratings, price, tips

8 Jan, 2012

Seven-year-old Bocuse has opened the $4.20 TAB Sportsbet favourite for today’s $30,000 Koroit Cup (1700m) but the aging horse will need to overcome obstacles to win.

The Kelvin Bourke-trained galloper not only needs to carry 60kg but needs to handle the step up to 1700m for the first time.

Bocuse has been predominantly kept to …

European Solution Crosses Codes

European Solution Crosses Codes

21 Dec, 2011

It’s been all the rage for trainers looking for a spring carnival cup’s horse but now the method of buying stayers from Europe has jumped ship.

Aaron Purcell trains out of Warrnambool and he has looked abroad for a horse to win a feature race too, his target being the Grand Annual Steeplechase.

The wheels …