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Winx Steps Up Ladbrokes Cox Plate Preparation With Smart Trial

Winx Steps Up Ladbrokes Cox Plate Preparation With Smart Trial

Champion mare Winx has stepped up her 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate preparation at Royal Randwick this morning, running a pleasing third in a 900m barrier trial. Regular rider Hugh Bowman allowed Winx to take a position towards the tail of the classy trial field as the Mark Newnham-trained Diamond Tathagata and fellow Chris Waller-trained Comin’…

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based horseman David Vandyke is looking at the Memsie Stakes 2017 as a spring opener for his multiple Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who trialled in Brisbane on Tuesday morning. A rising four-year-old, the daughter of All American stepped out in the public eye at Doomben Racecourse for the first time since her…

2017 Caulfield Cup Over Winx Clash for Hartnell

2017 Caulfield Cup Over Winx Clash for Hartnell

Team Godolphin are considering a Caulfield Cup 2017 bid with their $4 million earner Hartnell over any more defeats at the hand of Hall of Famer Winx this coming spring. Now prepared by the stable’s new head trainer James Cummings, European import Hartnell has had seven runs against Chris Waller’s record breaking mare Winx for…

Bowman Calculates Future Cox Plate Contender

Bowman Calculates Future Cox Plate Contender

The world’s highest-ranked hoop Hugh Bowman gave Chris Waller’s Canterbury maiden winner on Wednesday a big wrap suggesting Calculated could be bound for future Cox Plate glory. Bowman has won the past two editions of Australasia’s weight-for-age championship aboard champion mare Winx. This season he’ll be back on the Hall of Famer as Winx looks…

Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice is more likely to target the 2017 Toorak Handicap – Emirates Stakes double in Victoria this spring on way to the Perth summer features over a clash with Winx in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Lindsey Smith’s four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt enjoyed his second win on the trot over the…

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose may have missed the autumn – winter racing carnivals due to injury issues but the dual Group 1 winning filly is back in work with connections keeping a run in the Cox Plate 2017 against Winx on the cards. Prepared by the now Sunshine Coast-based David Vandkye, the All American filly is majority…

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Aidan O’Brien’s gun Irish galloper Highland Reel shapes up as a genuine 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate rival for mighty mare Winx after his dominant Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win at Royal Ascot. The talented Coolmore-raced Galileo stallion enjoyed his second win on the trot for the month with Melbourne Cup winning hoop Ryan Moore guiding…

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

One of the international Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 invitees Ribchester put the writing on the wall for a possible clash with Winx in Australia this spring winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight (AEST) in a track record. The opening day of Royal Ascot was full of possible Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival-bound contenders…

Winx in fine shape for third Cox Plate campaign

Winx in fine shape for third Cox Plate campaign

Trainer Chris Waller is ready to start mapping out a plan to win a third Group 1 $3m Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) with super star Winx following her return to his Rosehill stables in fine order. Waller is happy with the way Winx has arrived back after a break and will confirm a Spring Carnival…

Cox Plate 2017 On Cards for Scales Of Justice

Cox Plate 2017 On Cards for Scales Of Justice

W.A. horseman Lindsey Smith has his sights set high this spring with his weekend winner Scales Of Justice possibly Melbourne bound to take on Winx in the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate. The Railway Stakes winning four-year-old enjoyed his third mile win from as many starts over the distance at Belmont on Saturday, scoring an easy…