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Riley’s Brave Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 Bid

Riley’s Brave Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 Bid

Mornington’s Mark Riley has confirmed plans to target the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes next February with his progressive juvenile Of The Brave who is on the mend after a recent paddock accident.

Inglis Debutant Stakes winner Of The Brave is 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes bound next autumn. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The nicely-bred Starspangledbanner colt debuted at Caulfield Racecourse...

Aegean Sea is Conners’ 2015 Golden Slipper Hope

Aegean Sea is Conners’ 2015 Golden Slipper Hope

Two-year-old filly Aegean Sea won the controversial Surf Meets The Turf Plate (1000m) at Kensington on Saturday on her debut and is likely to run again in a fortnight.

Four-time Golden Slipper winning trainer Clarry Conners is set to focus Aegean Sea towards the 2015 edition of the race. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Clarry Conners has revealed Aegean ...

Lee Freedman Officially Returns to Racing

Lee Freedman Officially Returns to Racing

Legendary Australian trainer Lee Freedman is set to officially return to racing this Sunday in a partnership with his younger brother Anthony.

Lee Freedman (left) is set to return to full-time racing in a training partnership with his brother Anthony. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Anthony took over the family operation when Lee retired from full-time racing in 2011. Since then ...

Hampton Court Relation in 2015 Blue Diamond Mix

Hampton Court Relation in 2015 Blue Diamond Mix

Sydney’s Gai Waterhouse estimates she will be accepting for around 20 juveniles when Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 first declarations close on Tuesday including an exciting three-quarter sibling to her Spring Champion Stakes winner Hampton Court.

Gai Waterhouse’s best early 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes hopeful is Lucky Fish. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Back in July the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) took over ...

Snowden Sets 2015 Golden Slipper Pace

Snowden Sets 2015 Golden Slipper Pace

An impressive win on debut at Rosehill Gardens over the weekend has co-trainer Peter Snowden already talking Golden Slipper 2015 plans back at the track next year with young gun Paceman.

Peter Snowden is looking at a 2015 Golden Slipper bid with Paceman. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Duporth colt was getting all the pre-race hype following an eye-catching seven ...

Maribyrnong Plate winner Prompt Return on Magic Millions path

Maribyrnong Plate winner Prompt Return on Magic Millions path

The Group 3 $150,000 racing.com Maribyrnong Plate winner Prompt Return could be heading to the Magic Millions after producing a slick display of speed over the 1000m at Flemington today.

Prompt Return scores an impressive 2 lengths win in the Maribyrnong Plate at Flemington. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Danny O’Brien trained Prompt Return was coming off a debut win ...

2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

This week the Australian Turf Club (ATC) took first acceptances for the Golden Slipper 2015 with entries up more than 16 percent on last year for the world’s richest two-year-olds’ race that will run in March next year.

2014 Golden Slipper winner Mossfun became the second filly in as many years to win the autumn classic. Photo: Steve Hart.

Previously ...

2014 Gimcrack Stakes Quinella for Godolphin

2014 Gimcrack Stakes Quinella for Godolphin

Godolphin have kicked off Super Saturday on a high with a quinella for the stable and trainer John O’Shea in the first on Epsom Handicap Day, Calaverite defeating stablemate Igraine in the Gimcrack Stakes 2014.

Calaverite wins the Gimcrack Stakes 2014 on debut on Epsom Handicap Day. Photo: Steve Hart.

A race that has served as a springboard ...

Peggy Jean Ready for Furious Stakes Resumption

Peggy Jean Ready for Furious Stakes Resumption

A standout performer in major two-year-old races through the 2014 Autumn Carnival, trainer Gerald Ryan has revealed he is excited by the likely return of Group 1 champion filly Peggy Jean in this weekend’s Group 2 Furious Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick.

Peggy Jean is poised for a racing return in this weekend's Furious Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart...

12 nominated for 2014 McKenzie Stakes

12 nominated for 2014 McKenzie Stakes

A less-than capacity field of 12 colts and geldings has been confirmed for this weekend’s Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse, highlighted by several exciting Spring Carnival prospects.

John O'Shea and Godolphin will be represented by leading chance Orujo in the 2014 McKenzie Stakes. Photo: Daniel Costello

Yet to taste anything but success since debuting to racing in ...