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Canterbury Deploys 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prep

Canterbury Deploys 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prep

A Canterbury debut this Wednesday will kick off a possible Caulfield Guineas 2015 campaign for Gerald Ryan’s promising three-year-old Deploy.

Trainer Gerald Ryan hopes Deploy can overcome the outside barrier at Canterbury in his debut on Wednesday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The unraced Fastnet Rock colt is accepted to run in the second race on the midweek Canterbury card ...

Canterbury Start for Thousand Guineas Hope Racy

Canterbury Start for Thousand Guineas Hope Racy

This Wednesday at Canterbury’s midweek meeting the Gary Portelli-trained filly Racy will shoot for a win to earn a Melbourne trip this spring targeting the 2015 Thousand Guineas in October.

Sebring Sun runs in Sydney’s Up And Coming Stakes 2015 for trainer Gary Portelli this weekend at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

A three-year-old daughter of Exceed And Excel, ...

Brook Road Posts Dominant July Sprint Win

Brook Road Posts Dominant July Sprint Win

Classy mare Brook Road has delivered trainer Kris Lees another feature success at Canterbury over the weekend; producing an impressive performance to beat a very handy field of short distance specialists to the line in the July Sprint (1100m).

Brook Road produced an impressive turn of foot to take out Saturday’s July Sprint at Canterbury. Photo: Steve Hart

Brook Road ...

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

Seven talented sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s July Sprint (1100m) at Canterbury Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Kencella is worth consideration at current odds in 2015 July Sprint markets. Photo:n Steve Hart

Brook Road ($2.60) is yet to find much of a ...

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Sydney-based trainer Bjorn Baker will use a run at Canterbury Racecourse on Saturday as an early guide as to the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival campaign of possible Epsom Handicap 2015 hope Burbero.

Burbero could be 2015 Epsom Handicap bound this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart.

Baker has two nominees for the $85,000 The July Sprint (1100m) this ...

Goldman Hellbent on 2015 Golden Rose Bid

Goldman Hellbent on 2015 Golden Rose Bid

Goulburn’s Kurt Goldman is seriously considering a Golden Rose 2015 bid this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival with his promising colt Hellbent after the rising three-year-old saluted in the first at Canterbury on Wednesday.

Hugh Bowman believes Hellbent is a genuine Group 1 hope in the making after riding him to victory on debut at Canterbury. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The previously ...

Mr Darcy Possible Victoria Derby 2015 Type

Mr Darcy Possible Victoria Derby 2015 Type

Impressive Canterbury winner on debut this Wednesday Mr Darcy is already being spruiked by connections as a possible 2015 Victoria Derby horse this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Glyn Schofield rode possible 2015 Victoria Derby contender Mr Darcy to victory on debut at Canterbury this week. Photo: Taron Clarke

The Chris Waller-trained Sydney-based Authorized colt stepped out for the ...

Berry Excited by Tosen Stardom in 2015 Ranvet Stakes

Berry Excited by Tosen Stardom in 2015 Ranvet Stakes

Tommy Berry has had just two rides on Japanese horse Tosen Stardom during trackwork at Canterbury but already rates the four-year-old very highly and is confident he can figure in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill this Saturday.

Tommy Berry wowed by Group 1 Ranvet Stakes hopeful Tosen Stardom. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The trainer is set to ...

Lees Scores Winning Double at Canterbury

Lees Scores Winning Double at Canterbury

Kris Lees’ stable is looking better than ever ahead of the autumn after scoring a double victory at the Canterbury meeting on Wednesday.

Olympic Academy and Gold Seventy Seven earned a double victory for trainer Kris Lees, who has taken over the training of Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist (pictured). Photo by Steve Hart.

The trainer will prepare both Group ...

Barbed Hooks 2014 Canterbury Classic Assignment

Barbed Hooks 2014 Canterbury Classic Assignment

Sydney’s John O’Shea has named the Canterbury Classic 2014 as the likely first-up aim for his progressive four-year-old sprinter Barbed following a smashing barrier trial win at Randwick on Monday.

Barbed (inside) will resume in the Canterbury Classic on December 27 in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Canny Lad gelding blew his rivals away in the 1050m hit out run ...