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Xtravagant given another chance in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

Xtravagant given another chance in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

21 Sep, 2016

Kiwi sprinter Xtravagant will be given another chance to prove himself on Australian soil when he lines up in the Group 1 $500,000 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Extravagant, above, will run in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards …

Straight Six Suits Durendal in Bobbie Lewis

Straight Six Suits Durendal in Bobbie Lewis

8 Sep, 2016

Co-trainer Simon Zahra is confident the return to Flemington’s famous straight six track will be key to Durendal winning first-up in the Bobbie Lewis Quality on Saturday.

Straight-six specialist Durendal returns in Saturday’s Bobbie Lewis Quality at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

For five-year-old son of Medaglia D’Oro is prepared locally by Zahra and …

No Chandler Macleod Stakes for Xtravagant

No Chandler Macleod Stakes for Xtravagant

30 Aug, 2016

Exciting Kiwi raider Xtravagant has been ruled out of a return in Saturday’s Listed Chandler Macleod Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley after returning an elevated temperature over the weekend.

Xtravagant will not return to racing in Saturday’s Listed Chandler Macleod Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Posting an impressive career total of six …

Sir Rupert Clarke Early Target for Xtravagant

Sir Rupert Clarke Early Target for Xtravagant

9 Aug, 2016

Co-trainer Stephen Autridge has named September’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes as an early Group 1 spring target for the stable’s visiting Kiwi galloper Xtravagant would could go all the way to Cox Plate Day.

2016 Cox Plate-nominated New Zealand galloper Xtravagant could run first-up at Moonee Valley on September 3. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Prepared …

2016 Australian Guineas Results: Palentino Wins

2016 Australian Guineas Results: Palentino Wins

5 Mar, 2016

Palentino flew home from the tail of the field to record a narrow win over Tarzino in a thrilling edition of the Australian Guineas at Flemington this afternoon.

Palentino and Tarzino fought out the finish in the 2016 Australian Guineas at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Palentino was settled at the tail …

2016 Australian Guineas Tips: Xtravagant The Horse To Beat

2016 Australian Guineas Tips: Xtravagant The Horse To Beat

4 Mar, 2016

Daniel O’Sullivan has Xtravagant on top of his 2016 Australian Guineas tips and he believes that the talented colt is clearly the best horse in the Group 1 event at Flemington this weekend.

Form expert Daniel O’Sullivan believes that Tarzino is one of the three leading chances in the Australian Guineas. Photo by: Ultimate Racing …

River Wild could be the ‘smoky’ in the Australian Guineas

River Wild could be the ‘smoky’ in the Australian Guineas

4 Mar, 2016

Ever confident trainer Gai Waterhouse is tipping River Wild as the smoky runner in the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

River Wild could be the smoky runner in the Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

River Wild is rated a $19 chance for the Group 1 race for …

Tulsa to run in Randwick Guineas

Tulsa to run in Randwick Guineas

3 Mar, 2016

Dual acceptor Tulsa will take his place in the Group 1 $1m Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Trainer Mike Moroney, above, will send Tulsa to Sydney to run in the the Randwick Guineas. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Tulsa was also included in the final field for the Group 1 $750,000 Australian …

Palentino has tough task from outisde Australian Guineas barrier

Palentino has tough task from outisde Australian Guineas barrier

3 Mar, 2016

Jockey Mark Zahra admits that Palentino is facing a tough task after drawing the outside barrier in the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Palentino, maroon colours, was first past the post in the C S Hayes Stakes before being relegated to second to Tivaci, green colours, on protest. Photo by …

Late arrival Xtravagant still on top of Australian Guineas betting

Late arrival Xtravagant still on top of Australian Guineas betting

3 Mar, 2016

A flight cancellation hasn’t dampened the confidence of Kiwi trainer Stephen Autridge about the chances of Xtravagant who remains at the top of the betting for the Group 1 $750,000 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Xtravagant will be up against Palentino, above, in the Australian Guineas at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…