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Francis Of Assisi Gaps His Rivals In Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Francis Of Assisi Gaps His Rivals In Queen Elizabeth Stakes

5 Nov, 2016

Francis Of Assisi ran away from his rivals to record a dominant victory in the 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Francis Of Assisi was nothing short of outstanding in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Francis Of Assisi was a big drifter in the lead-up to the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, …

Caulfield Cup likely target for Scottish

Caulfield Cup likely target for Scottish

23 Aug, 2016

A spot in the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield during the upcoming Melbourne Spring Carnival is now in the sights of Godolphin’s English trainer Charlie Appleby for his consistent middle distant galloper Scottish.

Victoria Derby winner Tarzino heads the market order for the Caulfield Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Appleby was …

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

Hawkbill the best of Godolphin’s 3 in Tercentenary Stakes

16 Jun, 2016

Three year old Hawkbill is the best of Godolphin’s three runners in the Group 3 £90,000 Tercentenary Stakes (1 mile, 2 furlongs) at Royal Ascot in England today.

Hawkbill will carry the royal blue colours of Godolphin in the Tercentenary Stakes at Royal Ascot. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Charlie Appleby will saddle …

Sky Hunter the best backed roughie in Melbourne Cup Betting

Sky Hunter the best backed roughie in Melbourne Cup Betting

3 Nov, 2015

The Godolphin owned Sky Hunter is the best backed roughie in the betting for today’s Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington.

Sky Hunter is the best backed roughie in the betting for the Melbourne Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Sky Hunter’s Melbourne Cup price has been virtually halved at Ladbrokes.com.au and …

Criterion Still On Cox Plate Path After Tough Juddmonte International Run

Criterion Still On Cox Plate Path After Tough Juddmonte International Run

20 Aug, 2015

Criterion will return to Australia for the 2015 Cox Plate after he finished an unlucky sixth in the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes (2012m) at York overnight.

Criterion will return to Australia for the 2015 Caulfield Stakes and the 2015 Cox Plate. Photo by: Steve Hart

Jockey William Buick was able to settle Criterion in …

Pago Pago Stakes Winner Tarquin To Sires Produce Stakes

Pago Pago Stakes Winner Tarquin To Sires Produce Stakes

14 Mar, 2015

Promising colt Tarquin will head to the 2015 Sires Produce Stakes at Royal Randwick on April 4 after he took out the Pago Pago Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Tarquin was settled towards the tail of the field in the early stages of the race and he had plenty of work to do in …

McDonald To Ride Exosphere In Golden Slipper

McDonald To Ride Exosphere In Golden Slipper

10 Mar, 2015

Trainer John O’Shea has confirmed that in-form hoop James McDonald will retain the plumb ride on Exosphere in the 2015 Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens next weekend.

James McDonald will have the chance to win a second straight Golden Slipper when he partners Exosphere. Photo by: Steve Hart

Exosphere made his racing debut with a …

Hartnell To Improve From Chipping Norton Stakes

Hartnell To Improve From Chipping Norton Stakes

27 Feb, 2015

Imported stayer Hartnell will make his Australian racing debut in the 2015 Chipping Norton Stakes at Warwick Farm tomorrow and trainer John O’Shea is confident that the talented galloper will take plenty of improvement from the run.

John O’Shea is happy with the condition of Hartnell heading into the 2015 Chipping Norton Stakes this weekend. …

Melbourne Cup 2014: Gatewood In Good Form

Melbourne Cup 2014: Gatewood In Good Form

3 Nov, 2014

Trainer John Gosden is happy with the 2014 Melbourne Cup lead-up form of Gatewood and is confident that the Galileo gelding can measure up in ‘the race that stops a nation’ at Flemington tomorrow.

Gatewood is considered an outsider in 2014 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Gatewood was sent back …

Melbourne Cup 2014: Gatewood Has The Right Form

Melbourne Cup 2014: Gatewood Has The Right Form

29 Oct, 2014

William Buick has been booked to ride Gatewood in the 2014 Melbourne Cup and he believes that the talented stayer has the right form to take out the Group 1 event at Flemington next Tuesday.

Jockey William Buick is delighted with the form of Gatewood heading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Race Horse …