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Secret Agenda Leads 2016 Cape Grim Beef Steaks Field & Odds

Secret Agenda Leads 2016 Cape Grim Beef Steaks Field & Odds

Mick Price’s last start How Now Stakes winner Secret Agenda has opened early favourite to score back-to-back Caulfield Group 3 victories in the Cape Grim Beef Steaks 2016 this weekend. Due to run as Caulfield Guineas Day Race 5 at 2:40pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Cape Grim Beef Steaks (1200m)…

Race Change a Query for Jalan Jalan

Race Change a Query for Jalan Jalan

Trainer Colin Little is pleased with the condition of talented filly Jalan Jalan, but is understandably disappointed the conditions of a race she has been entered for on Saturday have changed noticeably. Jalan Jalan has been a strong and consistent performer for Little through her entire racing career so far; posting two wins and four…

Miss Gunpowder Still Firing for 2015 Thousand Guineas

Miss Gunpowder Still Firing for 2015 Thousand Guineas

Adelaide’s Phillip Stokes has confirmed plans to stay on the Thousand Guineas 2015 path with his progressive filly Miss Gunpowder this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival despite her loss over the weekend. The three-year-old daughter of Pendragon had her maiden run outside of South Australia on Saturday and suffered her first loss when third behind the…

Coolmore Target for 2015 Quezette Stakes Winner Petits Filous

Coolmore Target for 2015 Quezette Stakes Winner Petits Filous

Ciaron Maher is confident keeping his Quezette Stakes 2015 winner Petits Filous to sprint features this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is the key and will target the Coolmore Stud Stakes in October with the undefeated filly. A winner of her opening two career starts at Moonee Valley over 1000m, the progressive Street Boss three-year-old stepped…

Jalan Jalan Ready for Quezette Stakes Test

Jalan Jalan Ready for Quezette Stakes Test

Jalan Jalan will undoubtedly face the biggest test of her short racing career in Saturday’s Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield, but trainer Colin Little believes the filly has more than earned her shot at black type company and is confident of a competitive performance. Jalan Jalan debuted to racing for an impressive win…

2015 Quezette Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2015 Quezette Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A smart field of promising three-year-old fillies will face off on PB Lawrence Stakes Day in Melbourne this Saturday with the field and betting markets for the Quezette Stakes 2015 now out. Due to jump at 3:20pm (AEST) as Caulfield Race 6 this weekend, the $150,000 Group 3 Lister Quezette Stakes (1100m) has attracted a…

2015 Quezette Stakes Target for Jalan Jalan

2015 Quezette Stakes Target for Jalan Jalan

An early win at Flemington over the weekend has the Colin Little-trained filly Jalan Jalan on track for a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid in better class including the Quezette Stakes 2015 next month. The Caulfield-based daughter of Foreplay is a rising three-year-old and is likely to target the $150,000 Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m)…

Text’n Hurley Back on 2014 Caulfield Cup Path

Text’n Hurley Back on 2014 Caulfield Cup Path

Following a disappointing first-up defeat earlier in the month and an injury scare last weekend, Colin Little’s Caulfield Cup hope Text’n Hurley is looking to win back the love of the punters on Memsie Stakes Day. Last Saturday Little scratched the Hard Spun mare from a 1500m non-restricted handicap at Moonee Valley, subsequently won by…

Zanbagh Kicks off 2014 Caulfield Cup Campaign

Zanbagh Kicks off 2014 Caulfield Cup Campaign

The Caulfield Cup 2014 campaign of Patrick Payne’s recent stable edition Zanbagh begins at Moonee Valley on Saturday with the mare to race first-up in a 1500m handicap. It will be a low key return for the former Guy Walter-trained daughter of Bernardini who is in her first preparation for Plumpton-based Payne. The now four-year-old…

Schofield Rates His 2014 Aurie’s Star Ride

Schofield Rates His 2014 Aurie’s Star Ride

After returning from a neck injury at Sandown’s midweek meet on Wednesday Cox Plate winning jockey Chad Schofield is now looking forward to his Group 3 ride at Flemington on Saturday aboard Text’n Hurley. Schofield enjoyed a stellar Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival last season highlighted by his win aboard three-year-old Shamus Award who upset the…