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2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

This week the Australian Turf Club (ATC) took first acceptances for the Golden Slipper 2015 with entries up more than 16 percent on last year for the world’s richest two-year-olds’ race that will run in March next year.

2014 Golden Slipper winner Mossfun became the second filly in as many years to win the autumn classic. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Darley Purchase VRC Sprint Classic 2014 Hope

Darley Purchase VRC Sprint Classic 2014 Hope

Sheikh Mohammed’s global racing powerhouse Darley have added another potential stud star to their arsenal after purchasing the 2014 VRC Sprint Classic hope Slade Power.

The Dutch Art stallion is set to head down under this coming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival looking to add to their potential stud value ahead of them standing at Kildangan Stud in Ireland ...

Updated Golden Slipper 2015 Nominations & Date

Updated Golden Slipper 2015 Nominations & Date

The Australian Turf Club (ATC) is looking at bringing forward date for the 2015 Golden Slipper next Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, nominations for the world’s richest two-year-olds race taken this week.

On Tuesday when the early entries were first listed Races.com.au reported there were 1217 juveniles heading towards next year’s edition of the $3.5 million Group 1 Tooheys New ...

Early 2015 Blue Diamond Dreams for Binaisse

Early 2015 Blue Diamond Dreams for Binaisse

Mornington Peninsula-based trainer Dean Binaisse is already dreaming of a Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 win next autumn after nominating for a singular colt when early nominations for the Caulfield classic were taken this week.

The most successful Blue Diamond winning trainer David Hayes has 66 chances for the 2015 edition. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations Taken

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations Taken

Nominations for the Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 next Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival were taken by the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) on Tuesday with 1205 yearlings nominated for the two-year-olds’ classic.

The Darley-owned Earthquake winning the 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

With nominations up 17 from last season, next year’s $1 million Group 1 Sportingbet Blue Diamond ...

2015 Golden Slipper Nominations – Darley Dominates with 174

2015 Golden Slipper Nominations – Darley Dominates with 174

Darley Australia will have a stranglehold on next year’s Golden Slipper 2015 numbers-wise after nominating an incredible 174 juveniles for the autumn classic.

John O'Shea will be in charge of Darley's huge 174 Golden Slipper 2015 nominations this season. Photo: Daniel Costello.

On Tuesday the Australian Turf Club (ATC) closed first nominations for the 59th edition of the world’s ...

Earthquake Resumes Work Ahead of Spring Racing Campaign

Earthquake Resumes Work Ahead of Spring Racing Campaign

Trainer John O’Shea has confirmed standout two-year-old Earthquake has resumed light work in preparation for busy 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, likely to be geared towards the Group 1 Coolmore Flight Stakes (1600m) in October.

Earthquake will target the Group 1 Flight Stakes through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Ghibellines Chasing Caulfield Guineas in Spring

Ghibellines Chasing Caulfield Guineas in Spring

A noted performer in two-year-old events in the 2014 Autumn Racing Carnival, trainer John O’Shea has confirmed Ghibellines will be set towards the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) in October.

Ghibellines will be geared towards the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart

A half-brother to now retired filly Guelph, O’Shea is ...

O’Shea Hoping to Sidestep Local For 2014 BTC Cup Win

O’Shea Hoping to Sidestep Local For 2014 BTC Cup Win

Darley Australia’s new private trainer John O’Shea is hoping to kick things off with his maiden Group 1 win for the racing enterprise this weekend with top Sydney colt Sidestep challenging local hero Buffering for BTC Cup 2014 favouritism.

Sydney youngster Sidestep is a top chance for Saturday's BTC Cup 2014 in Brisbane. Photo: Steve Hart.

O’Shea swapped stables ...

Steps In Time Transferred To Pride’s Stables For Autumn Campaign

Steps In Time Transferred To Pride’s Stables For Autumn Campaign

Steps In Time has begun a new partnership with trainer Joe Pride after spending her career with John O’Shea.

O’Shea has been named as the new trainer for Darley Australia, leading Steps In Time to be transferred to Pride’s stables.

Steps In Time has been transferred to Joe Pride's stables ahead of her autumn campaign. Photo by Steve ...