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2014 Myer Classic Results – Bonaria Fires in Spring

2014 Myer Classic Results – Bonaria Fires in Spring

A mare usually better suited to autumn racing, today the spring was Bonaria’s time to shine with the Pat Hyland-trained six-year-old thrashing a field of classy rivals in the Myer Classic 2014 on Victoria Derby Day. The daughter of Redoute’s Choice had been well beaten in two luckless lead-up runs including a seventh behind Star…

River Lad Set For Emirates Stakes

River Lad Set For Emirates Stakes

Trainer Natalie McCall has revealed that Stradbroke Handicap winner River Lad will set for the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. River Lad was sent straight to the spelling paddock after his upset win in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 7 and has now…

Zoustar Confirmed for T.J. Smith Stakes Tilt

Zoustar Confirmed for T.J. Smith Stakes Tilt

Leading trainer Chris Waller has confirmed standout-out spring performer Zoustar will contest the Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m) in week one of The Championships on April 12th, despite a less-than-convincing first-up performance two weeks ago. Contesting and winning a Rosehill Gardens barrier trial this morning, albeit a light and easy run, Waller told TVN…

Appearance Retired After Injuring Fetlock Ligament

Appearance Retired After Injuring Fetlock Ligament

Winner of four Group 1 titles in an impressive career, talented mare Appearance has been retired from racing after suffering a ligament injury at Warwick Farm yesterday while preparing for a tilt at this weekend’s Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1100m). Having returned to the track in scintillating form this preparation, Appearance claimed the Group…

Appearance Leads 2014 George Ryder Stakes Nominations

Appearance Leads 2014 George Ryder Stakes Nominations

Guy Walter’s champion mare Appearance will shoot for her fifth Group 1 triumph this weekend, the last start Canterbury Stakes winner heading the George Ryder Stakes 2014 nominations in Sydney. The richest race on the Rosehill program on Saturday, this year’s $1 million Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) has attracted 18 nominations. Leading the…

Not Listenin’tome’s 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival Bid Silenced

Not Listenin’tome’s 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival Bid Silenced

The Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival 2014 campaign of top three-year-old Not Listenin’tome has been cut short, the Team Hawkes-trained galloper out with a virus. Hot favourite for the $2.5 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 12 after the son of Dylan Thomas’s excellent start to the season, Not Listenin’tome will…

Messene New 2014 Doncaster Mile Betting Favourite

Messene New 2014 Doncaster Mile Betting Favourite

The Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained Ajax Stakes winner from the weekend Messene has now shot to the top of the Doncaster Mile 2014 odds for the upcoming classic at Randwick on April 12. A super consistent son of Lonhro, five-year-old Messene ran off with their ninth career win at start number 12 on the…

2014 Canterbury Stakes Results – Appearance Scores Fourth Group 1 Win

2014 Canterbury Stakes Results – Appearance Scores Fourth Group 1 Win

Darley mare Appearance stamped herself as a genuine superstar with an impressive win in the 2014 Canterbury Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The Canterbury Stakes was expected to be dominated by three-year-old colts Zoustar and Not Listenin’tome, but Appearance finished over the top of the rest of the field, after Rain Affair set a quick…

Cassidy Confident in Zoustar First-up Today

Cassidy Confident in Zoustar First-up Today

Exciting colt Zoustar will return to the track for the first time in 2014 today, confirmed to line up for the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m), and jockey Jim Cassidy is confident of a strong first-up performance from the talented colt. Having partnered Zoustar in all but one race in his eight starts to date,…

Canterbury Stakes Tips 2014

Canterbury Stakes Tips 2014

Chris Waller’s dual Group 1 winning three-year-old Zoustar is clear favourite to make it a third elite level trophy in the cabinet with a victory in Saturday’s 2014 Canterbury Stakes, but are they really the one to beat in the Randwick Guineas Day feature? A 10-horse field is engaged for this year’s $500,000 Group 1…