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Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed a bold plan for stable star Awesome Rock to run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf (1800m) at Meydan Racecourse, following a three-start Autumn Carnival preparation in 2017.

Awesome Rock will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has ...

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

Casuarina-based trainer Lindsey Smith believes an Australian Cup 2017 run and subsequent move to Melbourne could be on the cards for his Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice.

Hong Kong hoop Douglas Whyte (pictured on Glorious Days) could stay on Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice for the 2016 Kingston Town Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Over the weekend the ...

2017 The BMW Aim for Abbey Marie

2017 The BMW Aim for Abbey Marie

Undefeated and lightly-raced mare Abbey Marie is being aimed at big things during the upcoming autumn racing season including a possible shot at weight-for-age The BMW 2017.

Undefeated Group 1 winner Abbey Marie could head to Sydney for the 2017 The BMW this autumn racing carnival. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Her Cranbourne-based trainer Michael Kent spoke to Racing Victoria this ...

2017 CF Orr Stakes First-Up for Awesome Rock

2017 CF Orr Stakes First-Up for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has confirmed a first-up CF Orr Stakes 2017 run in February for the stable’s recent Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock.

Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock will resume racing in the 2017 CF Orr Stakes next February. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Awesome Rock is in the paddock spelling after posting his first official elite level win in ...

2016 Eclipse Stakes Winner Turnitaround Eyes Australian Cup

2016 Eclipse Stakes Winner Turnitaround Eyes Australian Cup

Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams is aiming high next autumn for his Eclipse Stakes 2016 winner Turnitaround with a possible Australian Cup target in order next time in.

The 2017 Australian Cup is a possible target for this year’s Eclipse Stakes winner Turnitaround. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The six-year-old son of Hard Spun had excuses on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington ...

2017 Australian Cup for Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

2017 Australian Cup for Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes believes next autumn’s 2017 Australian Cup looks the ideal race for the stable’s Sandown Stakes winning Hong Kong expat Redkirk Warrior.

Hong Kong expat Redkirk Warrior will target the 2017 Australian Cup after winning the Sandown Stakes on Zipping Classic Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The talented Notnowcato six-year-old started favourite in the Hong ...

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has confirmed that Awesome Rock will target the 2017 Australian Cup (2000m) during the Autumn Carnival, following his maiden Group 1 win in the Emirates Stakes over the weekend.

Group 1 winner Awesome Rock will be set for the Australian Cup upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock ran on for a gallant fifth ...

Awesome Rock claims G1 victory with Emirates Stakes win

Awesome Rock claims G1 victory with Emirates Stakes win

The Leon and Troy Corstens trained Awesome Rock has finally won a Group 1 race when he took out the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington today.

Awesome Rock powers to the line to win the G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Awesome Rock was first past the post in the Group 1 $1m ...

The BMW results: Preferment wins in 2016

The BMW results: Preferment wins in 2016

A brilliant ride by Hugh Bowman saw Preferment win the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill today.

Preferment, gold cap, holds off stablemate Who Shot Thebarman to win The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

A lightning like move approaching the home turn saw Bowman send Preferment ($4.40) to the front to set up a winning break ...

2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins in Protest

2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins in Protest

A protest by jockey Hugh Bowman has been upheld and Preferment has been crowned the 2016 Australian Cup winner after passing the post second behind the Team Corstens-trained Awesome Rock.

Preferment jumped from the barriers well and took a position just off the pace of Awesome Rock who set only a fair tempo for the talent-rich field from ...