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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 ...

2017 Sydney Cup Target for Tavago

2017 Sydney Cup Target for Tavago

Co-trainer Trent Busuttin confirmed the Sydney Cup 2017 during next April’s The Championships in Sydney was a likely autumn target for the stable’s ATC Derby winner Tavago.

ATC Derby winner Tavago will be aimed at the 2017 Sydney Cup during next autumn’s The Championships. Photo: Steve Hart.

Kiwi duo Busuttin and Natalie Young are now based at Cranbourne in ...

No 2016 Caulfield Cup for Antonio Giuseppe

No 2016 Caulfield Cup for Antonio Giuseppe

Chris Waller’s promising stayer Antonio Giuseppe will miss the 2016 Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday and will head to the paddock for a break.

Antonio Giuseppe, above, is out of the Caulfield Cup at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Antonio Giuseppe was chasing his fifth win on the trot when second to Sir ...

Black Heart Bart On Top Of Memsie Stakes Betting

Black Heart Bart On Top Of Memsie Stakes Betting

The 2016 Memsie Stakes odds of Black Heart Bart continue to shorten and the star galloper is set to start the Group 1 event at Caulfield this afternoon as a clear favourite.

Black Heart Bart will start the 2016 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday as a dominant favourite. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Black Heart Bart opened as a dominant ...

2016 Memsie Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Memsie Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The first Group 1 of the 2016/2017 racing season is finally here and we are set for an outstanding afternoon of action at Caulfield for Memsie Stakes Day.

Lord Of The Sky has been scratched from the 2016 Memsie Stakes due to a potential tendon injury. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

The weather in Melbourne has been absolutely perfect all ...

Four For Weir In 2016 Memsie Stakes Nominations

Four For Weir In 2016 Memsie Stakes Nominations

The 2016 Memsie Stakes nominations have been released and leading Victorian trainer Darren Weir has four horses in the initial entries for the Group 1 event.

Black Heart Bart is one of four Darren Weir-trained horses in the 2016 Memsie Stakes nominations. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

The Memsie Stakes has always been the major 2016 Spring Racing Carnival goal for ...