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Demand Mounts for New Zealand Hoop

Demand Mounts for New Zealand Hoop

After being lured to make his Randwick riding debut on Saturday by top trainer John O’Shea, New Zealand’s gun apprentice jockey James McDonald has been called upon by a trio more trainers giving him nearly a full book of rides for the day.

McDonald, 19, recently became the first Kiwi jockey to ride 200 or more city winners for ...

2010 The Metropolitan Final Field, Barriers & Weights

2010 The Metropolitan Final Field, Barriers & Weights

A top class field of 13 gallopers will face off this Saturday in the $400,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) as part of the action of Randwick’s Epsom Handicap Day.

The 2010 The Metropolitan field features some of the spring’s best contenders, including last start winner of the Colin Stephen Quality Handicap No Wine No Song.

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No Wine No Song Claims Upset Win in 2010 Colin Stephen Quality Handicap

No Wine No Song Claims Upset Win in 2010 Colin Stephen Quality Handicap

In the upset race result of the weekend, Gai Waterhouse’s ‘unbeatable’ galloper Herculian Prince failed to place and was well beaten by No Wine No Song in the $125,000 Group 3 Colin Stephen Quality Handicap (2400m) at Randwick.

Backed into the hot $1.40 favourite, start five-year-old Herculian Prince jumped well and held the lead early but faded to finish dead ...

Get Up Jude Spelled Ahead of 2010 Melbourne Cup Campaign

Get Up Jude Spelled Ahead of 2010 Melbourne Cup Campaign

Six-year-old gelding Get Up Jude has been sent to the paddocks early to rest up before their spring campaign that connections are hoping will culminate with a start in the 150th Melbourne Cup on Tuesday November 2.

Trained by Diane Poidevin-Laine at Kembla Grange, Get Up Jude had five testing starts this season, his best performance an eye-catching fifth ...