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Champion Horses Celebrate Milestone Birthdays

Champion Horses Celebrate Milestone Birthdays

1 Aug, 2014

Every thoroughbred in Australia turns one year older today and some of the most popular horses in the history of Australian racing are celebrating milestone birthdays.

Veteran gelding Ollie Vollie, who continues to race, is celebrating his 12th birthday.

Horse racing fans will remember Might And Power’s memorable victory in the 1997 Melbourne Cup like …

Wide Randwick Guineas Barrier No Concern For Woodbine

Wide Randwick Guineas Barrier No Concern For Woodbine

14 Mar, 2014

Woodbine will jump from barrier 11 in the Randwick Guineas and jockey Tommy Berry believes that the wide gate will help the impressive colt in the Group 1 event this weekend.

Woodbine will join his dam Miss Finland as a Group 1 winner if he is victorious in the 2014 Randwick Guineas this weekend. Photo …

2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips: Price Pair Tough To Beat

2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips: Price Pair Tough To Beat

7 Mar, 2014

Samaready and Lankan Rupee are the 2014 Newmarket Handicap tips of Dominic Beirne; with Australia’s leading form analyst revealing that he believes the Mick Price-trained duo will prove very tough to beat if they produce their best form in the Group 1 event at Flemington tomorrow.

Dominic Beirne rates Samaready and stablemate Lankan Rupee the …

Fontelina Ready For Newmarket Handicap

Fontelina Ready For Newmarket Handicap

5 Mar, 2014

Trainer Anthony Cummings believes that Fontelina is in excellent shape heading into the 2014 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Fontelina is chasing his maiden Group 1 victory in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Fontelina has not been seen at the races since he finished an impressive fourth …

Emirates Stakes Betting Favourite Continues To Improve

Emirates Stakes Betting Favourite Continues To Improve

8 Nov, 2013

Boban is the clear favourite in 2013 Emirates Stakes betting markets and is expected to continue to find support after jockey Glyn Schofield claimed that the classy gelding has continued to improve during his dominant 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign.

Boban has been well-backed in 2013 Emirates Stakes betting markets.

Boban started his preparation with …

Shamus Award Spot On Heading Into The Caulfield Guineas

Shamus Award Spot On Heading Into The Caulfield Guineas

9 Oct, 2013

Trainer Danny O’Brien believes that Shamus Award has had the perfect preparation heading into the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Shamus Award finished a narrow second behind Divine Calling in the Stutt Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Shamus Award is yet to record his maiden race win but has …

Atlantic Jewel A Chance To Contest The Underwood Stakes

Atlantic Jewel A Chance To Contest The Underwood Stakes

13 Sep, 2013

Trainer Mark Kavanagh has revealed that he is considering running glamour mare Atlantic Jewel in the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield on September 21.

Atlantic Jewel is a chance to back-up in the Underwood Stakes next weekend after competing in the Stocks Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Second Effort To Memsie After Bletchingly Victory

Second Effort To Memsie After Bletchingly Victory

29 Jul, 2013

Trainer Clinton McDonald is looking ahead to Group 1 glory in the Memsie Stakes (1400m) after Second Effort’s impressive victory in the Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Second Effort is set to contest the Group 1 Memsie Stakes after his win in the Bletchingly Stakes on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse …

Boss rides first winner of Melbourne Cup Carnival

Boss rides first winner of Melbourne Cup Carnival

8 Nov, 2012

Big Race jockey Glen Boss had to wait until Crown Oaks day before riding his first winner of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on Honey Flower in the Listed $150,000 G.H. Mumm Stakes (1100m) at Flemington today.

But Boss was at his best slotting Honey Flower just in behind the pace and doing enough on the …