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Midsummer Sun Included In Gosford Gold Cup Final Field

Midsummer Sun Included In Gosford Gold Cup Final Field

8 Jan, 2014

Imported stayer Midsummer Sun has been included in the 2014 Gosford Gold Cup final field and trainer Sam Kavanagh expects his star galloper to be tough to beat in the Listed event on Friday.

Midsummer Sun is chasing the first win of his preparation in the Gosford Gold Cup on Friday. Photo by: Race Horse …

Western Symbol To Return To Racing In The Villiers Stakes

Western Symbol To Return To Racing In The Villiers Stakes

10 Dec, 2013

Western Symbol is set to return to racing for the first time in over a year after being included in the nominations for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) that will be run on the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday.

Western Symbol has not been seen at the races since he finished third in the …

Apprentice Clipperton Rides Crafty Irna to Tattersalls Club Cup Win

Apprentice Clipperton Rides Crafty Irna to Tattersalls Club Cup Win

20 Oct, 2012

Crafty Irna trainer Ron Quinton was quick to praise apprentice jockey Sam Clipperton after he piloted the mare to victory from a wide gate in the Listed Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) at Randwick today.

Clipperton rode the five-year-old in positive fashion from the outset, positioning her just behind the lead as Herculian Prince went hard …

Mourayan heading back to Melbourne after Craven Plate win

Mourayan heading back to Melbourne after Craven Plate win

6 Oct, 2012

Craven Plate winner Mourayan will now head back to Melbourne for the major Spring Cups after producing a tough winning performance at Randwick today.

Mourayan (inside) holds off Western Symbol to win the Craven Plate at Royal Randwick. Photo by: Steve Hart

Leading jockey Hugh Bowman gave Mourayan a sweet run behind leader Herculian Prince …

More Waterhouse Stars to Step out Next Week

More Waterhouse Stars to Step out Next Week

24 Aug, 2012

The racing world will get a spring preview of a number of Gai Waterhouse-trained stars on Tuesday when a large contingent from the stable trial at Randwick.

More Joyous is one of 23 Gai Waterhouse-trained horses that will trial at Royal Randwick on Tursday morning. Photo by: Steve Hart

Waterhouse, an advocate for the use …

Sahara Sun – Bendigo Cup shortener

Sahara Sun – Bendigo Cup shortener

26 Oct, 2011

Sahara Sun has shortened to $10 for the Bendigo Cup

Sahara Sun could be the $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) sacrificial lamb if he doesn’t perform well in today’s Bendigo Cup.

The well-traveled Luca Cumani trained galloper has come in for some morning fixed price Bendigo Cup specking from $13 to $10 with Luxbet, …

Melbourne Cup hopefuls’ last chance in Bendigo Cup

Melbourne Cup hopefuls’ last chance in Bendigo Cup

24 Oct, 2011

Lamasery will be looking to make the Melbourne Cup field with a win in the Bendigo Cup

Sydney galloper Lamasery is one of eight horses in Wednesday’s $200,000 Listed Bendigo Cup (2400m) who are still eligible of making the $6million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 1.

The eight are At First Sight, Lamasery, …