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Hartnell is the 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Winner

Hartnell is the 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Winner

Hartnell has announced his Spring Carnival intentions at Caulfield this afternoon; easily beating a talented field in Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m). Jumping from the gates well, jockey Craig Williams allowed Hartnell to stride forward and settle just behind the pace of early leader Charmed Harmony, who flew the gates and ensured that the…

McDonald Back On Contributer in Underwood Stakes 2015

McDonald Back On Contributer in Underwood Stakes 2015

Ace Sydney-based hoop James McDonald will reunite with star Godolphin galloper Contributer when the John O’Shea-trained stallion runs in the 2015 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. McDonald has ridden the High Chaparral six-year-old five previous times, missing just one of the import’s six runs down under since arriving in Australia back in the…

Berry to Ride Earthquake in 2015 William Reid Stakes

Berry to Ride Earthquake in 2015 William Reid Stakes

Three-year-old Godolphin filly Earthquake is set to make her debut at Moonee Valley this Friday night in the Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m). Earthquake is one of 23 sprinters nominated for the Friday night feature race and trainer John O’Shea has booked Tommy Berry as hoop. The leading Sydney-based jockey will travel to Melbourne…

Earthquake On Track for 2015 Oakleigh Plate Tilt

Earthquake On Track for 2015 Oakleigh Plate Tilt

Three-year-old filly Earthquake looks ready for an impressive autumn after winning a barrier trial at Cranbourne on Thursday morning. The John O’Shea-trained filly recorded a narrow victory over Cristalina Lago in the 800 metre heat, crossing the line at 45.82 seconds. Chad Schofield partnered Earthquake in the trial and was impressed with the performance. He…

Moonee Valley Winner Bantam Targets 2015 Blue Diamond

Moonee Valley Winner Bantam Targets 2015 Blue Diamond

Two-year-old colt Bantam won his maiden on Saturday in the ADAPT Australia Handicap (1000m) at Moonee Valley and will now be aimed towards the $1 million Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 28. The colt did well to win Saturday’s race, which was ultimately a three-way photo finish, ahead of Miss…