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Byrne to Ride Perfect Dare in Eye Liner Stakes

Byrne to Ride Perfect Dare in Eye Liner Stakes

In-form hoop Jim Byrne has been confirmed to take the ride on leading contender Perfect Dare, when he takes his position in Saturday’s Listed Eye Liner Stakes field at Ipswich Racecourse. Byrne has been in outstanding form in 2017 and has won two Group 1 races through the Brisbane Winter Carnival; the Doomben 10,000 (1200m)…

Interstate Raiders Included in Lough Neagh Stakes Nominations

Interstate Raiders Included in Lough Neagh Stakes Nominations

Eleven runners have been included in nominations for the featured 2016 Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday. Interstate raider Big Money was unable to match the late pace when seventh in the Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) first-up a fortnight ago, but has reportedly taken plenty of benefit from the run…

Doyle to Partner Ninth Legion in Festival Stakes

Doyle to Partner Ninth Legion in Festival Stakes

Trainer Peter Robl is confident that James Doyle could be the difference in success, when the British hoop partners Ninth Legion in Saturday’s Group 3 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens. Ninth Legion has undoubtedly been the stable star for Robl since he began training full-time earlier this year, and the seven-year-old was back to…

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed a bold plan for stable star Awesome Rock to run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf (1800m) at Meydan Racecourse, following a three-start Autumn Carnival preparation in 2017. Awesome Rock has been a strong and consistent performer for Team Corstens throughout his entire racing career so far, but has undoubtedly…

2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Nominations

2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Nominations

Fifteen runners have been included in 2016 Sandown Guineas nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the season’s best three-year-olds at Ladbrokes Park (Sandown) on Saturday. Godolphin colt Morton’s Fork has produced a number of smart efforts through three spring starts so far, and has been included in 2016 Sandown Guineas nominations. Posting…

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has confirmed that Awesome Rock will target the 2017 Australian Cup (2000m) during the Autumn Carnival, following his maiden Group 1 win in the Emirates Stakes over the weekend. Awesome Rock ran on for a gallant fifth in the major Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 22nd, but…

Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity field of sixteen plus four emergencies has been confirmed for Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m); highlighted by the inclusion of several three-year-olds targeting this year’s Victoria Derby and Crown Oaks. Godolphin will launch a multipronged attack in the race after trainer John O’Shea confirmed both Nemrud and Resort in the 2016…

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Talented entire Awesome Rock will been given another look at the Moonee Valley track before taking his place in Saturday’s featured 2016 Cox Plate (2040m). Awesome Rock secured ballot-free entry into the Cox Plate 2016 with dominant performance for success in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at the Valley on September…

Azkadellia Removed From Tristarc Stakes Nominations

Azkadellia Removed From Tristarc Stakes Nominations

Azkadellia has been removed from the 2016 Tristarc Stakes nominations as investigation continues into the ownership of the star mare. Azkadellia went to another level during her autumn campaign and she recorded a maiden Group 1 victory in the Queen Of The Turf Stakes, but her career is now at a crossroads due to a…

2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Late Mail

2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Late Mail

Fourteen runners remain in contention for this afternoon’s Group 2 PB Lawrence (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse, and the race is understandably continuing to herald major interest in betting markets in the hours leading up to jump. The Darren Weir-trained Mahuta opened as an outright $4.40 favourite in 2016 PB Lawrence Stakes betting markets with leading…