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Magic Millions 2012 Race Day Fields & Schedule

Magic Millions 2012 Race Day Fields & Schedule

Everyone in the industry from the big-name buyers to the small-time punters are gearing up for the 2012 BMW Magic Millions Race Day on the glamorous Gold Coast this Saturday, the full nine-race program and race fields for which can be found below. The richest and most prestigious of the Australian summer racing carnivals, the…

News Alert Tops 2012 Canterbury Classic Weights

News Alert Tops 2012 Canterbury Classic Weights

Joe Pride’s former champion News Alert has been allocated the topweight of the 10 Canterbury Classic 2012 entries, the seven-year-old to carry 60kg should they accept for this Friday night’s showdown. Last seen holding on in a photo-finish victory over Rarefied in the Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) at Warwick Farm on December 17, Danehill…

Friday’s Canterbury Classic 2012 First-Up for Aeronautical

Friday’s Canterbury Classic 2012 First-Up for Aeronautical

Lionel Cohen’s one-time Golden Rose favourite Aeronautical is nominated to resume racing at Canterbury this Friday, the gun three-year-old among the early entries for the 2012 Canterbury Classic. This year the $100,000 Listed Canterbury BMW Classic (1100m) attracted 10 nominations led by Encosta De Lago gelding Aeronautical. One of the spruik youngsters last season in…

Galaxy of Stars to Light up Rosehill

Galaxy of Stars to Light up Rosehill

A field of exciting gallopers are set to lay their spring claims on the line in the Starlight Stakes at Rosehill this Saturday including The Galaxy champion Atomic Force and fellow Group 1 winners Gold Trail and Pressday. Darren Smith’s Danehill Dancer six-year-old Atomic Force headlines the early entries for the $100,000 Listed Starlight Stakes…

Second Effort Vies for Quintet of Wins

Second Effort Vies for Quintet of Wins

Clinton McDonald’s local Mossman four-year-old Second Effort is back at Caulfield this Saturday shooting for their fifth win on the trot, connections wary that the track conditions won’t be ideal for their horse to score Bletchingly Stakes victory. The final black-type race of the 2010/11 racing season, the $125,000 Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) attracted…

Uxorious Can Overcome Wide Bletchingly Barrier

Uxorious Can Overcome Wide Bletchingly Barrier

Warrnambool horseman Matthew Williams has said the wide barrier draw for his talented galloper Uxorious in the Bletchingly Stakes will be a non-issue at Caulfield on Saturday. One of 10 horses accepted for the $125,000 Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m), Choisir five-year-old Uxorious came up with barrier nine as they look to bounce back from…

Moody Dancing to Music of Caulfield Win

Moody Dancing to Music of Caulfield Win

Back-to-back Melbourne Trainers Premiership winner Peter Moody chose to accept his in-form mare Mid Summer Music in the feature race at Caulfield this Saturday, believing she will be a competitive force in the $125,000 Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m). The 2011 Bletchingly Stakes final field attracted 10 gallopers at acceptance stage on Wednesday, Mid Summer…

Spring Carnival Wheels Start to Turn at Caulfield

Spring Carnival Wheels Start to Turn at Caulfield

Preparatory races leading up to the coveted Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival kick off at Caulfield this weekend, and one of the country’s leading horseman Peter Snowden is considering a Bletchingly Stakes run for Pinwheel. Winner of the Group 3 WJ Healy Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on June 25, Lonhro gelding Pinwheel has been in…

Rodd Back on Portelli’s Trail

Rodd Back on Portelli’s Trail

The combination that landed trainer Gary Portelli the Group One Railway Stakes in New Zealand last year will be reunited in this Saturday’s Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield. Michael Rodd will team up with Gold Trail in Saturday’s feature event for the first time since he partnered the horse in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal…

Secret Flyer Scores Upset Monash Stakes Result

Secret Flyer Scores Upset Monash Stakes Result

Mark Young’s rising eight-year-old warhorse Secret Flyer showed they still had plenty of speed in their arthritic old legs last Saturday with an upset win in Caulfield’s Sir John Monash Stakes. Beating home a small but quality field of younger rivals Secret Flyer ($5.50) was ridden expertly by Luke Nolen, regular jockey to the world’s…