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Haussmann Heads 2015 Winter Stakes Nominations

Haussmann Heads 2015 Winter Stakes Nominations

The John O’Shea-trained Civic Stakes winner Haussmann is nominated for a winter Black Type double attempt this weekend in the Winter Stakes 2015 at Rosehill Gardens. Nominations for this year’s $100,000 Listed Winter Stakes (1400m) are extended until 11am (AEST) on Tuesday morning after 15 early entries were taken for the sole Sydney Black Type…

Gypsy Diamond Headlines 2014 Eliza Park International Stakes Field

Gypsy Diamond Headlines 2014 Eliza Park International Stakes Field

12 mares will run over the mile in the Group 3 Eliza Parks International Stakes (1600m) this Saturday at Moonee Valley Racecourse, following Wednesday’s final field & barrier draw announcement. Continuing to headline the Cox Plate Day supporting race is the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Gypsy Diamond, who received a big boost in her winning…

Bigger Invest Returns in 2013 John Dillon Stakes

Bigger Invest Returns in 2013 John Dillon Stakes

Group 1 winner Invest is the biggest and strongest she’s ever been heading into her first-up test in the Listed 2013 John Dillion Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday. The Heath Conners-trained mare was a standout as a three-year-old but failed to fire in four starts against the older horses at the Spring Carnival. Rather…

British General Heads 2013 John Dillon Stakes Field

British General Heads 2013 John Dillon Stakes Field

Dan O’Sullivan’s in-form gelding British General heads a 10-horse field for the Listed 2013 John Dillion Stakes (1400m) which will take place at Caulfield on Saturday. The five-year-old is chasing a fourth consecutive win but will have to adapt to a new venue after being a dominant force at Flemington during the summer so far….

Invest Included in 2013 John Dillion Stakes Nominations

Invest Included in 2013 John Dillion Stakes Nominations

Group 1-winning mare Invest is one of 15 horses nominated for the Listed 2013 John Dillon Stakes (1400m) which will take place at Caulfield on Saturday. If trainer Heath Conners accepts for the race it will be the four-year-old’s first hit-out since a spring campaign where she struggled to rediscover the form she showed as…

2012 Doveton Stakes winner Chasm

2012 Doveton Stakes winner Chasm

Perhaps Chasm had one of the most profitable losing runs of any horse racing in Australia. Saturday’s Listed 2012 Doveton Stakes (1200m) winner at Caulfield had gone 33 months without winning a race. His previous win came in the Listed Auckland Stakes (1610m) at Flemington on April 25, 2009. But during that 23 run losing…

Moe Cup 2011 Nominations

Moe Cup 2011 Nominations

This Friday, December 16, the postponed 2011 Moe Cup is set to take place with nominations and weights for the feature now out. Cut back from its traditional 2500 metres to just a mile, the $40,000 Moe Cup (1600m) has drawn 27 early entries. Hefty 61kg topweight of the contenders is Jungle Ruler with 61kg,…

Conners Hoping For Fashionable Guineas

Conners Hoping For Fashionable Guineas

Victorian trainer Heath Conners is expecting big things from his improving filly Fashion in the Group Two Queensland Guineas on Saturday. Fashion has shown great improvement since moving from the Clarry Conners yard in March. The filly raced in some of the bigger juvenile races for Clarry, including the BRC Sires Produce Stakes and Champagne…