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2017 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat Back-to-Back

2017 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat Back-to-Back

Godolphin stable stalwart It’s Somewhat celebrated a successful Ajax Stakes 2017 title defence winning the Coolmore Classic Day Group 2 first-up on way to possible Doncaster Mile bid this autumn. Last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival the John O’Shea-trained son of Dynaformer took out the $200,000 Group 2 Ajax Stakes (1500m) and on Saturday he went…

2017 Coolmore Classic Results: Heavens Above In Upset

2017 Coolmore Classic Results: Heavens Above In Upset

Tim Martin’s underrated mare Heavens Above enjoyed an upset win in the Coolmore Classic 2017 breaking a nine-year Group 1 winning drought for her trainer. Typhoon Zed winning The Galaxy in 2008 was Martin’s last Group 1 victory and at Rosehill Gardens this weekend his Street Cry mare Heavens Above was only rated a $20…

2017 Sky High Stakes Winner Tavago Targets Sydney Cup

2017 Sky High Stakes Winner Tavago Targets Sydney Cup

Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young’s reigning Australian Derby winner Tavago was back in the winners’ stall at Rosehill on Coolmore Classic Day running an ideal early Sydney Cup lead-up with success in the Sky High Stakes 2017. The now four-year-old son of Tavistock proved his staying ability last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival when scoring an…

Pago Pago Stakes Winner Single Bullet Into Golden Slipper

Pago Pago Stakes Winner Single Bullet Into Golden Slipper

Trainer Gary Portelli is into next week’s 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes field with two top hopes, the favourite She Will Reign to be joined by her Pago Pago Stakes winning stablemate Single Bullet. An honest Not A Single Doubt colt, Single Bullet was given a final chance to make the world’s richest race for two-years-old…

2017 Maurice McCarten Stakes Results: Artistry Wins First-Up

2017 Maurice McCarten Stakes Results: Artistry Wins First-Up

Team Snowden prepared the winning Maurice McCarten Stakes 2017 quinella at Rosehill Racecourse on Saturday but in reverse order to betting with class mare Artistry defeating stablemate Dothraki first-up. The five-year-old daughter of Shamardal kicked off her autumn on Coolmore Classic Day in the $150,000 Group 3 Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m), which attracted just the…

Queen Elizabeth Option for 2016 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

Queen Elizabeth Option for 2016 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

Trainer John O’Shea will give serious consideration to a 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes bid next month with It’s Somewhat after the import won the Ajax Stakes on Coolmore Classic Day. In the third win for Godolphin at Rosehill Gardens at the meeting, Dynaformer gelding It’s Somewhat enjoyed a notable weight relief from his lead-up runs…

2016 Coolmore Classic Winner Peeping for Clipperton

2016 Coolmore Classic Winner Peeping for Clipperton

Young jockey Sam Clipperton celebrated his maiden Group 1 winning ride in the feature race at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday in the Coolmore Classic 2016 aboard the Ron Quinton-trained Peeping. It was a fairytale result in the $600,000 Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) for Clipperton to ride the winning four-year-old for the Randwick-based Quinton, a…

2016 Phar Lap Stakes Winner Hattori Hanzo onto Tulloch Stakes

2016 Phar Lap Stakes Winner Hattori Hanzo onto Tulloch Stakes

Cranbourne’s Michael Kent took the risk of taking young Victorian galloper Hattori Hanzo to Sydney on Coolmore Classic Day and came out with a big hope for the Tulloch Stakes after the three-year-old won the Phar Lap Stakes 2016. The son of Sebring had won his past two on the trot firstly over 1413m at…

2016 Maurice McCarten Stakes Results: Alberto Magic Wins First-Up

2016 Maurice McCarten Stakes Results: Alberto Magic Wins First-Up

In a wonderful training performance from the Wyong-based Allan Denham, five-year-old Alberto Magic came back off 294 days out to win the Maurice McCarten Stakes 2016 at Rosehill Gardens on Coolmore Classic Day. Last time out the Magic Albert gelding won over 1100m at Randwick on a Heavy (9) track back in May of last…

2016 Pago Pago Stakes Winner Souchez Into Golden Slipper

2016 Pago Pago Stakes Winner Souchez Into Golden Slipper

The mighty Godolphin stable may have uncovered another 2016 Golden Slipper Stakes contender for Saturday’s week’s feature back at Rosehill Gardens after the all-the-way Pago Pago Stakes win by Souchez. The well-backed favourite and market mover for the $175,000 Group 2 Pago Pago Stakes (1200m), the still-green Lonhro colt Souchez did a lot right to…