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Kapour Not Confirmed for Winter Cup 2015 Run

Kapour Not Confirmed for Winter Cup 2015 Run

Ciaron Maher’s Irish-bred Kapour is confirmed to run this weekend but may go to Melbourne instead of racing in Sydney’s 2015 Winter Cup at Rosehill Gardens. The Toylsome five-year-old has won three of his 11 career starts to date, but is yet to win down under having been imported over in September last year. His…

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

History suggests it can’t be done but connections of Australia’s best hurdler have indicated they will target the 2011 Melbourne Cup with champion jumper Black and Bent. Just one horse in the history of Australian racing has managed to win both the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup. That was Malua, who in 1884…

Black and Bent Back Over The Fences

Black and Bent Back Over The Fences

Black and Bent will step out over the jumps for the first time in over a year on Saturday, and to make matters worse he will be forced to carry a whopping 73.5 kg. Trainer Robert Smerdon confirmed that Black and Bent would be entered in the Leslie Short Hurdle at Morphetville on Saturday before…

Dubleanny Shoots for Hat-Trick in Straight Six

Dubleanny Shoots for Hat-Trick in Straight Six

Mick Price’s in-form mare Dubleanny is seeking her third win on the trot when she lines up against a classy field down the Flemington straight this Saturday. Dubelo four-year-old Dubleanny is one of 12 acceptors for the $125,000 Listed Henry Bucks Straight Six (1200m) this year, one of three feature races marking the return of…

Flemington Finals Day Preview

Flemington Finals Day Preview

Victorian metropolitan racing turns to Flemington this Saturday for Finals Day. In its second year, Flemington Finals Day features the finals of five separate race series including the VRC-CRV Winter Championship, the Banjo Patterson Series, the All Victorian Sprint Series, the Silver Bowl Series and the Rivette Series Final. The Flemington track has been the…