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Hay List Accepted for 2013 The Galaxy Field

Hay List Accepted for 2013 The Galaxy Field

Despite announcing Hay List as a likely non-acceptor with their 59.5kg topweight, trainer John McNair has accepted the ace sprinter for The Galaxy 2013 at Sydney’s Rosehill Guineas Day this Saturday. One of a capacity 14 starters plus four emergencies accepted for this year’s $350,000 Group 1 Canterbury BMW Galaxy (1100m), running as Rosehill Gardens…

Hay List Heads Strong 2013 Challenge Stakes Field

Hay List Heads Strong 2013 Challenge Stakes Field

Australia’s number two sprinter Hay List heads a classy 12-horse field for the Group 2 2013 Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday. The seven-year-old has drawn barrier two for what will be his first race since March due to injury. Despite living in Black Caviar’s shadow for much of his career, Hay List…

Fire Thunderbolt Worth 2012 Patinack Farm Classic Gamble

Fire Thunderbolt Worth 2012 Patinack Farm Classic Gamble

The bookies may have them at a juicy price but connections of young Adelaide galloper Fire Thunderbolt are hoping the horse can regain form and reward their decision to pay the hefty $55,000 late entry for them to run in Saturday’s Patinack Farm Classic 2012 at Flemington. Prepared by Phillip Stokes in Morphettville, three-year-old California…

Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds 2012 Update

Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds 2012 Update

The first of four Group 1 races headlining the Victoria Derby Day program at Flemington Racecourse today will be the $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) where John Thompson’s lightly-raced filly Nechita is the easing favourite. Due to jump as Flemington Race 4 at 1:20pm (AEST) the at bookmaker.com.au have been getting plenty of attention from…

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2012 – Betting Update and Tips

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2012 – Betting Update and Tips

The best three-year-old sprinters in Australia line up at Flemington on Saturday to compete for Group 1 glory and a share in $500,000 in the Group 1 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m). The punters have come for Patinack’s boom filly Nechita since an impressive jump-out down the straight on Tuesday and she is current favourite…

Quality 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field Named

Quality 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field Named

A classy group of three-year-old sprinters will be on show at Flemington on Saturday for the Group 1 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m). Heading the field is Gerald Ryan’s star sprinter Snitzerland who has been outstanding this spring with four consecutive victories. She returns to the track where she won the Danehill Stakes last month…

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2012 Could Lead to Patinack for Snitzerland

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2012 Could Lead to Patinack for Snitzerland

Outstanding sprinting filly Snitzerland can run her way into the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic with a strong performance in the Group 1 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) on Saturday. The exciting youngster is unbeaten from four starts this spring and will start as a deserving favourite this Saturday at Flemington. Trainer Gerald Ryan has kept…

Nechita Shines Ahead of 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Nechita Shines Ahead of 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Highly-rated Patinack filly Nechita has shown she is in good condition ahead of her first Melbourne test in the Group 1 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington this Saturday. The Fastnet Rock youngster won a jump-out down the famous Flemington straight this morning, beating home her three rivals over 800 metres in a time…

Fire Thunderbolt 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes Bound

Fire Thunderbolt 2012 Coolmore Stud Stakes Bound

In-form Morphettville trainer Phillip Stokes has no fears about a likely rematch between ace filly Snitzerland and his improving gelding Fire Thunderbolt in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2012 at Flemington Racecourse on Victoria Derby Day, Saturday November 3. The previously undefeated California Dane three-year-old Fire Thunderbolt, winner of the Listed Ice Cream Stakes (1000m) at…

Snitzerland The First Blue Sapphire 2012 Winner

Snitzerland The First Blue Sapphire 2012 Winner

The inaugural edition of the 2012 Blue Sapphire has been won by super filly Snitzerland this Caulfield Guineas Day, the odds-on favourite digging deep to get the job done in a thrilling finish that had everyone on the edge of their seats. Gerald Ryan’s impressive daughter of Snitzel secured her fourth straight win this time…