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Private Secretary Flashes Home to Win Magic Millions Fillies & Mares

Private Secretary Flashes Home to Win Magic Millions Fillies & Mares

Private Secretary has produced a huge turn of foot in the final straight at the Gold Coast to post a career-best win in the Magic Millions Fillies & Mares (1300m) this afternoon.

The start Magic Millions Plate was delayed briefly as Private Secretary was re-shoed and the mare appeared to be up against in from the outset when only fair ...

Queen Tara Leads 2017 Magic Millions Country Cup Field & Odds

Queen Tara Leads 2017 Magic Millions Country Cup Field & Odds

Toby Edmonds’ locally-trained mare Queen Tara is the early market mover in Magic Millions QTIS Open 2017 betting to post a home track win at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Jeff Lloyd rides the 2017 Magic Millions Country Cup betting favourite Queen Tara at the Gold Coast on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The second of nine Magic Millions races...

She Will Reign Heads 2017 Golden Slipper Odds

She Will Reign Heads 2017 Golden Slipper Odds

Gary Portelli’s impressive Inglis Nursery winning filly She Will Reign has skyrocketed to the top of early Golden Slipper 2017 odds for the $3.5 million clash next March.

Undefeated filly She Will Reign is early favourite to win next year’s Golden Slipper Stakes 2017 in March. Photo: Steve Hart.

After a tearaway 8.3 length win on debut at Kembla ...

Sense Of Occasion Scores Upset Villiers Stakes 2016 Result

Sense Of Occasion Scores Upset Villiers Stakes 2016 Result

The Kris Lees-trained Sense Of Occasion secured a 2017 Doncaster Mile ballot exemption after his last-to-first upset at Royal Randwick in the Villiers Stakes over the weekend.

Sense Of Occasion scored a last-to-first upset 2016 Villiers Stakes result at Royal Randwick with Melbourne’s Ben Melham aboard. Photo: Steve Hart.

A six-year-old son of Street Sense, the gelding went out ...

Single Bullet Shoots for Magic Millions Classic Qualification

Single Bullet Shoots for Magic Millions Classic Qualification

Promising juvenile Single Bullet debuts under the lights at Canterbury Park on Friday night as the Gary Portelli-trained colt looks to qualify for a 2017 Magic Millions 2YO Classic start at the Gold Coast next month.

Ben Melham rides 2017 Magic Millions 2YO Classic hope Single Bullet on debut at Canterbury Park on Friday night. Photo: Daniel Costello....

She Will Reign Out to Measure Up for Golden Slipper 2017

She Will Reign Out to Measure Up for Golden Slipper 2017

Gary Portelli isn’t planning too far ahead with his 2017 Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign who needs to measure up in Randwick’s Inglis Nursery this weekend to continue towards the world’s richest race for two-year-olds in the autumn.

Gary Portelli trains early 2017 Golden Slipper betting favourite She Will Reign who races in the Inglis Nursery at Randwick on ...

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Top local sprinter Lucky Bubbles heads the betting for the 2016 Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Jockey Brett Prebble, above, will ride the favourite Lucky Bubbles in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Lucky Bubbles began his career in Australia with a win in ...

Reflection draws Perfect at 2 in Kingston Town Classic

Reflection draws Perfect at 2 in Kingston Town Classic

Top local mare Perfect Reflection has drawn perfectly at barrier two in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Good Project, above, has drawn barrier 5 in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Perfect Reflection won last year’s version of the weight for age Kingston Town Classic ...

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller launches a three-pronged attack on Saturday’s 2016 Kingston Town Classic field at Ascot Racecourse in Perth.

Chris Waller has three runners in the 2016 Kingston Town Classic field at Ascot in Perth this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Waller won the race two years ago with Moriarty (2014) and also took out last summer’s Railway Stakes ...

2016 Kingston Town Classic Confirmed for Good Project

2016 Kingston Town Classic Confirmed for Good Project

Last summer’s Railway Stakes winner Good Project is a confirmed runner in the Kingston Town Classic 2016 for Chris Waller in the last Group 1 of the year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday.

Good Project will look to improve on a second in this year’s Railway Stakes in the 2016 Kingston Town Classic on the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart....