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La Amistad Set For Another Spring Tilt

La Amistad Set For Another Spring Tilt

15 Jul, 2015

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes has confirmed that La Amistad will be given another opportunity to perform at the highest level of racing during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and she is set to be included in the nominations for both the Melbourne Cup and the Caulfield Cup.

La Amistad returned to winning form with a tough …

Ominous Displays Keen Turn of Foot to Claim 2014 Port Adelaide Cup

Ominous Displays Keen Turn of Foot to Claim 2014 Port Adelaide Cup

10 May, 2014

Outside chance Ominous has produced a keen turn of foot in the final straight to comfortably win the Listed Port Adelaide Cup (2500m) at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse this afternoon, ahead of well-trialled stallion Zabeelionaire and Vima.

Outside chance Ominous comfortably wins the Listed Port Adelaide Cup. Photo by Jenny Barnes

Jumping from the gates …

Le Roi Drops In Class For Port Adelaide Cup

Le Roi Drops In Class For Port Adelaide Cup

8 May, 2014

Imported galloper Le Roi will face a significantly weaker field when he drops back to Listed level for the 2014 Port Adelaide Cup at Morphettville this weekend.

Le Roi is well placed to return to winning form in the Port Adelaide Cup at Morphettville this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Le Roi was …

Moonee Valley Return Off The Cards For Injured Zabeelionaire

Moonee Valley Return Off The Cards For Injured Zabeelionaire

31 Jul, 2013

Trainer Leon Corstens is finding it hard to catch a break when it comes to his talented galloper Zabeelionaire.

The four-year-old is now headed back to the paddock after injuring himself days out from his proposed return to racing.

Zabeelionaire was due to run in a $100,000 over 2,040 metres at Moonee Valley this Saturday.…

Zabeelionaire looking for consolation win at Flemington

Zabeelionaire looking for consolation win at Flemington

15 Jul, 2013

Trainer Leon Corstens is hoping to get a consolation win after a fruitless Winter with his Group 1 winner Zabeelionaire when he lines up in the $100,000 Gala Supreme Handicap (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Zabeelionaire is searching for his first win in 14 months at Flemington. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Cortsens took Zabeelionaire to …

Capacity Field for Ipswich Cup

Capacity Field for Ipswich Cup

12 Jun, 2013

Peter Moody’s front-running import Voila Ici heads a capacity field for this Saturday’s Listed $200,000 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Voila Ici (right) heads the Ipswich Cup field. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The eight-year-old has been allocated the topweight of 60kg for his attempt to claim his first win for Victoria’s premier trainer.

In nine …

Ipswich Cup run in doubt for Zabeelionaire

Ipswich Cup run in doubt for Zabeelionaire

12 Jun, 2013

Clearing weather towards the end of the week may not be enough to convince trainer Leon Corstens to run his Derby winner Zabeelionaire in the Listed $200,000 Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Zabeelionaire looking for dry track for Ipswich Cup. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Corstens has defended the poor Winter Carnival …

Gondokoro a Queensland Derby chance

Gondokoro a Queensland Derby chance

3 Jun, 2013

Queensland Oaks victor Gondokoro is a strong chance to back up in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm.

Gondokoro winning the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Trainer Pat Carey has reported that Gondokoro has pulled up in fine fettle and will he will push ahead …

Rival trainers looking for good Doomben track

Rival trainers looking for good Doomben track

15 May, 2013

Rival trainers Leon Cortsens and David Vandyke are hoping for clear skies to ensure a good racing surface heading into Saturday’s Doomben Cup meeting.

Lamasery will need a good surface to be at his best in the Doomben Cup. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Corstens will saddle up Zabeelionaire and Vandyke will have Lamasery running in …

Winter Carnival plans for Zabeelionaire

Winter Carnival plans for Zabeelionaire

17 Apr, 2013

Trainer Leon Corstens has mapped out a Winter Carnival plan for Derby winner Zabeelionaire which will commence with the Listed $120,000 7-Eleven Pink Ribbon Cup (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Michael Walker (right) will ride Zabeelionaire at Caulfield. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Zabeelionaire has been unplaced at seven race starts since winning the Group 1 …