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Macdonald Looking To Finish Season With Black Type Win

Macdonald Looking To Finish Season With Black Type Win

Trainer Leon Macdonald is confident that he can finish the 2012/2013 racing season on a high by winning the Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) with Nearest To Pin at Morphettville on Saturday. The rising four-year-old made his city debut in the Sportingbet Handicap (1200m) at Morphettville on July 6 and scored an extremely impressive two and half…

‘Melbourne Cup in Shorts’ – 2012 Magic Millions Barrier Draw

‘Melbourne Cup in Shorts’ – 2012 Magic Millions Barrier Draw

For the first time in Australian racing history a major thoroughbred race’s barrier draw will be conducted on the sand when the Magic Millions Classic 2012 barriers are revealed on the beach at the Gold Coast’s Surfers Paradise next Tuesday, January 10, aptly being dubbed the ‘Melbourne Cup in Shorts’. The Gold Coast Turf Club’s…

Hidden Warrior to Chase 2012 Magic Millions Classic Double

Hidden Warrior to Chase 2012 Magic Millions Classic Double

After impressing connections with a winning hitout at Broadmeadow on Tuesday, Paul Perry’s up-and-coming two-year-old Hidden Warrior will look to emulate Karuta Queen in winning the Wyong – Gold Coast Magic Millions Classic double in 2012. Hidden Dragon gelding Hidden Warrior, prepared by Perry in Newcastle, was purchased for $105,000 at the 2011 Magic Millions…

Final Field & Preview for Saturday’s 2010 Robert Sangster Stakes

Final Field & Preview for Saturday’s 2010 Robert Sangster Stakes

One of Adelaide’s finest days of racing will take place this Saturday at South Australia’s premier racing venue, Alan Scott Park at Morphettville. The elite line-up of races will be headlined by the $300, 000 Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m). This year the Robert Sangster Stakes is known as the Sportingbet Classic, and as…