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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 will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has ...

2017 Australian Guineas Target for Kiwi Import Ugo Foscolo

2017 Australian Guineas Target for Kiwi Import Ugo Foscolo

The Australian Guineas 2017 is shaping up as a nice Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival target for former Kiwi-trained Ugo Foscolo with the Group 1 winning three-year-old transferring to the Sydney stables of Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott.

Gai Waterhouse could target her third Australian Guineas win in 2017 with Kiwi expat Ugo Foscolo. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Formerly prepared by ...

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

Victorian trainer Robbie Laing is looking at a New Year’s Day run in the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington Racecourse for his lightly raced colt Ridgway.

Ridgway could step up in class and take on horses including Illustrious Lad (pictured) in Flemington’s Standish Handicap 2017 on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The now three-year-old son of Gio Point ...

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

Casuarina-based trainer Lindsey Smith believes an Australian Cup 2017 run and subsequent move to Melbourne could be on the cards for his Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice.

Hong Kong hoop Douglas Whyte (pictured on Glorious Days) could stay on Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice for the 2016 Kingston Town Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Over the weekend the ...

2017 Newmarket Handicap Considered for Supido

2017 Newmarket Handicap Considered for Supido

One of the premier Victorian sprint races on the cards this coming autumn for the Michael Kent-trained Supido who is being aimed at Flemington’s Newmarket Handicap 2017.

Consistent sprinter Supido eyes the 2017 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington Racecourse this coming Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $1.25 Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is set ...

2017 The BMW Aim for Abbey Marie

2017 The BMW Aim for Abbey Marie

Undefeated and lightly-raced mare Abbey Marie is being aimed at big things during the upcoming autumn racing season including a possible shot at weight-for-age The BMW 2017.

Undefeated Group 1 winner Abbey Marie could head to Sydney for the 2017 The BMW this autumn racing carnival. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Her Cranbourne-based trainer Michael Kent spoke to Racing Victoria this ...

2017 CF Orr Stakes First-Up for Awesome Rock

2017 CF Orr Stakes First-Up for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has confirmed a first-up CF Orr Stakes 2017 run in February for the stable’s recent Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock.

Emirates Stakes winner Awesome Rock will resume racing in the 2017 CF Orr Stakes next February. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Awesome Rock is in the paddock spelling after posting his first official elite level win in ...

2016 Eclipse Stakes Winner Turnitaround Eyes Australian Cup

2016 Eclipse Stakes Winner Turnitaround Eyes Australian Cup

Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams is aiming high next autumn for his Eclipse Stakes 2016 winner Turnitaround with a possible Australian Cup target in order next time in.

The 2017 Australian Cup is a possible target for this year’s Eclipse Stakes winner Turnitaround. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The six-year-old son of Hard Spun had excuses on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington ...

2017 Australian Cup for Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

2017 Australian Cup for Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes believes next autumn’s 2017 Australian Cup looks the ideal race for the stable’s Sandown Stakes winning Hong Kong expat Redkirk Warrior.

Hong Kong expat Redkirk Warrior will target the 2017 Australian Cup after winning the Sandown Stakes on Zipping Classic Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The talented Notnowcato six-year-old started favourite in the Hong ...

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

The Quarterback pulled up sore following his unplaced effort in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Classic, and trainer Robbie Griffiths will face something of a task in having the talented gelding ready for the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington in early autumn.

Robbie Griffiths is hopeful The Quarterback will be ready to take his place in the Group ...