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2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

Stable manager Manny Gelagotis has confirmed the Dubai World Cup Carnival’s Al Quoz Sprint 2017 could be on the cards this March for the team’s Group 1 winning sprinter Malaguerra. Speaking to Racenet this week, Gelagotis said organisers of the international Dubai World Cup Night had approached the stable in regards to nominating for Malaguerra…

Just 10 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2015 Nominations Taken

Just 10 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2015 Nominations Taken

Racing Victoria have extended the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes nominations for this weekend’s Flemington feature after receiving just 10 early entries for the second Group 1 event of the year. Connections now have until 10am (AEDT) on Tuesday to nominate their sprinters for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m), the famous…

Darley Sponsors 2014 VRC Sprint Classic

Darley Sponsors 2014 VRC Sprint Classic

Global racing powerhouse Darley will sponsor the 2014 edition of the VRC Sprint Classic this November during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Darley name will make up part of the race name for this year’s $1 million Darley Classic (1200m) then with the event formerly known as the Patinack Farm Classic to run at…

Price Considers Hong Kong Trip for Lankan Rupee

Price Considers Hong Kong Trip for Lankan Rupee

Best fancied to be crowned Champion Racehorse of the Year, Mick Price’s top rated sprint star Lankan Rupee could be Hong Kong bound at the end of their 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign at the end of the year. Caulfield-based Price has given the Redoute’s Choice four-year-old their early immunisation shots to keep Hong…

Jubilee Winner Powers into 2014 VRC Sprint Classic Contention

Jubilee Winner Powers into 2014 VRC Sprint Classic Contention

After taking out last Saturday’s Golden Jubilee at Royal Ascot, the Edward Lynam-trained Irish sprinter Slade Power is in the mix for the VRC Sprint Classic 2014 in Melbourne this spring. Connections of the flying Dutch Art stallion named the $1 million Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic (1200m), formerly the Patinack Farm Classic, as a…

French Force Must be Lethal Before Melbourne Spring 2013

French Force Must be Lethal Before Melbourne Spring 2013

Connections of English 2013 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival hope Lethal Force have announced the talented grey must put in a cracking next-up run in France before being confirmed for a trip down under. The Clive Cox-trained Dark Angel four-year-old entered calculations for the spring sprints following back-to-back wins in Britain this season. Second-up they broke…

King’s Stand Stakes Results 2012 – Ortensia Runs 9th

King’s Stand Stakes Results 2012 – Ortensia Runs 9th

Australia’s first hope of securing Group 1 success at this year’s Royal Ascot Carnival in England failed overnight with Paul Messara’s Al Quoz Sprint winner Ortensia finishing midfield behind upset winner Little Bridge. Ortensia started favourite in the £350,000 Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m), the fourth leg of the Global Sprint Challenge, but failed…

Black Caviar Next Race – Lightning Stakes 2012 Nominations

Black Caviar Next Race – Lightning Stakes 2012 Nominations

A crack line-up of 16 star sprinters make up the recently released 2012 Lightning Stakes nominations, Black Caviar the headline entry for the country’s sole Group 1 1000m sprint and rated a strong chance of backing up to defend her title in the race after securing the CF Orr Stakes win last Saturday. Peter Moody’s…

Dubai World Cup 2012 Date for Darley Duo Sepoy & Helmet

Dubai World Cup 2012 Date for Darley Duo Sepoy & Helmet

Following a swansong Australian race appearance during the autumn in Melbourne, the Peter Snowden-trained star duo Helmet and Sepoy both have a date with the 2012 Dubai World Cup meeting next March as the currently Darley-owned champions exit Oz and enter the international spotlight. Dubai World Cup Night is the racing world’s night of nights,…

Hong Kong International Races 2011

Hong Kong International Races 2011

The racing action in Oz may be slowing down for the year, but in Hong Kong the best is yet to come with punters and racing fans around the world eagerly counting down the days until the 2011 Hong Kong International Races light up Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday December 11. Recognised globally as one…