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2017 McEwen Stakes First-Up for Everest Hope Houtzen

2017 McEwen Stakes First-Up for Everest Hope Houtzen

Toby Edmonds’ gun Gold Coast-trained filly Houtzen kicks off her spring campaign in Melbourne this Saturday heading the McEwen Stakes 2017 field ahead of her run in Sydney’s The Everest next month.   The three-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible had a testing gallop at the notoriously tight Moonee Valley circuit on Tuesday morning ahead of her first-up assignment in the Group 2 $200,000 Mitty’s McEwen…

Redzel Great Chance for The Everest 2017

Redzel Great Chance for The Everest 2017

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy enjoyed a career best at Royal Randwick on Saturday riding five winners including Redzel who is a horse he has subsequently described as a “great chance” for the 2017 The Everest. Also inducted into the South Australian Racing Hall of Fame over the weekend, the former Adelaide-based hoop is keen to keep…

She Will Reign Trials Ahead of Moir Stakes 2017

She Will Reign Trials Ahead of Moir Stakes 2017

Gary Portelli’s Golden Slipper winning filly She Will Reign is engaged to take on super sprinter Chautauqua in a star-studded Warwick Farm trial on Friday morning ahead of her resuming run in Melbourne’s 2017 Moir Stakes. The brilliant young daughter of Manhattan Rain reunites with her regular rider Ben Melham in the Group & Listed…

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Trainer Gary Portelli has confirmed that leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams will ride champion filly She Will Reign when she resumes in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 29th. Partnered by Ben Melham in four of her five career starts so far, She Will Reign returned the paddock after mustering…

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds is confident his gun filly Houtzen won’t let him or connections down when she takes on the world’s best sprinters this spring in the 2017 The Everest race. The $10 million The Everest (1200m) is a new weight-for-age feature running on October 14 at Royal Randwick, the Restricted feature introduced…

2017 Moir Stakes First-Up for She Will Reign

2017 Moir Stakes First-Up for She Will Reign

Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign is set to kick off her spring campaign with a Melbourne run in the Moir Stakes 2017 before heading to Sydney for the inaugural edition of the $10 million The Everest. Gary Portelli’s daughter of Manhattan Rain is one of the confirmed runners in the 12-starter field for The…

2017 Doomben Cup Bid on the Line for Testashadow

2017 Doomben Cup Bid on the Line for Testashadow

A trip north for the Doomben Cup 2017 could be next-up on the cards for the Gary Portelli-trained Testashadow if the honest galloper performs well in the Scone Cup this Friday. A capacity field is engaged for the $200,000 Listed Darley Scone Cup (1600m) this season including Portelli’s in-form five-year-old Testashadow. The son of Testa…

Capacity Scone Cup Field 2017 Released

Capacity Scone Cup Field 2017 Released

A full field of milers will face off in the 2017 Scone Cup on Friday including the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Hawkesbury Cup winner Fabrizio. Set to run as Scone Race 7 at 3:57pm (AEST) on Friday afternoon, this season’s $200,000 Listed Darley Scone Cup (1600m) has attracted the capacity 16 runners plus four…

Fabrizio Heads 2017 Scone Cup Nominations & Weights

Fabrizio Heads 2017 Scone Cup Nominations & Weights

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Hawkesbury Cup winner Fabrizio is out to continue his success this campaign heading the Scone Cup 2017 nominations and weights for Friday’s feature race. A bumper 24 stayers are nominated for this year’s $200,000 Listed Scone Cup (1600m) with handicaps on the early entries topped by Fabrizio and the…

2017 Golden Slipper Results: She Will Reign Records Dominant Win

2017 Golden Slipper Results: She Will Reign Records Dominant Win

She Will Reign is the 2017 Golden Slipper winner after producing a big turn of foot in the final straight at Rosehill Gardens to win the feature race by close to three lengths. Punters all but abandoned She Will Reign in 2017 Golden Slipper betting markets after she drew barrier 11, but the filly did…