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Jon Snow into Australian Derby contention with Tulloch Stakes win

Jon Snow into Australian Derby contention with Tulloch Stakes win

A decision early next week will confirm if Jon Snow will take his place in the Australian Derby next week after the Kiwi colt won the Group 2 $200,000 Power Distribution Australia Tulloch Stakes (2000m) in a canter at Rosehill today.

Jon Snow, above, scores an impressive win in the Tulloch Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Murray ...

NZ Derby Horses Dominate 2017 Tulloch Stakes Nominations

NZ Derby Horses Dominate 2017 Tulloch Stakes Nominations

After the Rosehill Guineas win by NZ Derby winner Gingernuts last weekend the other two best over the line Kiwi race headline Tulloch Stakes 2017 nominations at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is out to return to form in the 2017 Tulloch Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Stephen Autridge & Jamie ...

Farson Leads 2017 Alister Clark Stakes Nominations

Farson Leads 2017 Alister Clark Stakes Nominations

The flying Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Farson is a standout among the Alister Clark Stakes 2017 nominations taken for the Moonee Valley feature running under the lights on Friday night.

ATC Derby-bound Farson is the standout 2017 Alister Clark Stakes nomination for Moonee Valley on Friday night. Photo: Steve Hart.

On Monday Racing Victoria received a bumper 23 ...

2017 Australian Derby the Target for Sacred Elixir

2017 Australian Derby the Target for Sacred Elixir

Trainer Tony Pike has confirmed that Sacred Elixir will be set for an appearance in the 2017 Australian Derby (2400m) on Day 1 of The Championships, following a credible performance in the New Zealand Derby over the weekend.

Sacred Elixir will target the 2017 Australian Derby. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jumping from the gates well in the Group 1 feature ...

2017 Randwick Guineas Results: Inference Wins From Invincible Gem

2017 Randwick Guineas Results: Inference Wins From Invincible Gem

Jockey Tommy Berry came home again right on the outside fence on the wet Sydney track on Saturday handing Team Hawkes a Group 1 win aboard ATC Derby-bound Inference in the Randwick Guineas 2017 over the sole filly in the field Invincible Gem.

Inference will target the Sydney 3YO Triple Crown this autumn after a win in the ...

2017 Sydney Cup Considered for Northwest Passage

2017 Sydney Cup Considered for Northwest Passage

The progressive Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Northwest Passage could be given the chance to be the first three-year winner in nearly 20 years to take out the Sydney Cup 2017 this autumn.

Katelyn Mallyon rides young 2017 Sydney Cup nominee Northwest Passage in the Torney Cup at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Prized Icon Tops 2017 Hobartville Stakes Field

Prized Icon Tops 2017 Hobartville Stakes Field

Returning Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is the headline final acceptor for the lucrative Hobartville Stakes 2017 at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday in Sydney.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon kicks off his autumn in Saturday’s 2017 Hobartville Stakes field at Rosehill. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The richest race on the card, this autumn’s edition of the $400,000 Group 2 Schweppes...

Kiwis Dominate 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

Kiwis Dominate 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

With three wins in the past four years the New Zealanders have dominated one of the key races held during Sydney’s The Championships and the Kiwis are out in force again in the Australian Derby 2017 nominations.

James Cummings’ Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is nominated for the 2017 Australian Derby in Sydney this April. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Australian Derby 2017 Target for Northwest Passage

Australian Derby 2017 Target for Northwest Passage

The progressive Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Northwest Passage could target the 2017 Australian Derby in Sydney during The Championships after his historical Tasmanian Derby win last Friday night.

Gai Waterhouse won her first Tasmanian Derby in 2017 with Australian Derby-bound three-year-old Northwest Passage. Photo: Daniel Costello.

All of the upcoming Derby races are being considered for the talented ...

2017 Australian Derby Aim for Prized Icon

2017 Australian Derby Aim for Prized Icon

Sydney horseman James Cummings has indicated his Victoria Derby winning colt Prized Icon would likely be aimed at the Australian Derby 2017 at Royal Randwick this April during ‘The Championships’.

2017 Australian Derby hope Prized Icon will resume racing in the Hobartville Stakes on February 18 at Rosehill. Photo: Steve Hart.

The son of More Than Ready has amassed just ...