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2015 Chairman’s Handicap Nominations Feature Tremec

2015 Chairman’s Handicap Nominations Feature Tremec

John Thompson’s last start winning Sydney raider Tremec will shoot for a Chairman’s Handicap 2015 double when he backs off from a victory in the ATC edition this weekend on the Gold Coast. The Zabeel six-year-old was last seen winning the Group 2 ATC Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) on a Heavy (8) Randwick track on April…

2015 NE Manion Cup Nominations Released

2015 NE Manion Cup Nominations Released

The Group 3 NE Manion Cup (2400m) is one of nine black-type races running at Rosehill this Saturday, five of which are at the highest level of racing. A small yet classy field of just 10 stayers has been nominated for the 2015 NE Manion Cup, headlined by Bagman. The Chris Waller-trained eight-year-old has placed…

Maximum Capacity Field for 2015 Parramatta Cup

Maximum Capacity Field for 2015 Parramatta Cup

All 15 horses nominated for the Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m) were acceptors in the final field released on Wednesday, which means the race is not only at capacity there’s also two emergency runners. The Parramatta Cup is one of four black-type races running at Rosehill this Saturday but the only one for potential stayers. David…

Honorius Tops 2015 Parramatta Cup Nominations

Honorius Tops 2015 Parramatta Cup Nominations

15 potential stayers are nominated for the Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m) at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, headlined by the David Payne-trained Honorius. The five-year-old horse is searching for his first win since the Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m) back in October 2013. He has enjoyed nine starts since then but has run unplaced in all…

Honorius Works Well Ahead of Emirates Stakes 2014

Honorius Works Well Ahead of Emirates Stakes 2014

David Payne’s in-form stallion Honorius has been just off them this campaign but worked well on Melbourne Cup Day morning ahead of his run in Saturday’s 2014 Emirates Stakes. The Holy Roman Emperor stallion is one of a capacity field facing off in the $1 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse on…

Mackinnon Stakes an Option for David Jones Cup Winner Contributer

Mackinnon Stakes an Option for David Jones Cup Winner Contributer

Classy stayer Contributer has completed a perfectly-timed run at Caulfield this afternoon, displaying a keen turn of foot in the final straight to comfortably win the Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m) by more than a length. Jumping from the gates well, the High Chaparral entire settled in prime position on the heels of early…

Brambles Leads 2014 David Jones Cup Field

Brambles Leads 2014 David Jones Cup Field

Sweating on a scratching from Saturday’s Caulfield Cup field to gain a start as the first emergency, the Peter Moody-trained Brambles has also been accepted as a back-up in the David Jones Cup 2014 on the weekend. Winner of the 2012 Queensland Derby, the now six-year-old son of Savabeel spent nearly two years sidelined after…

Costin Confident of Mile for Press Report in Flight Stakes 2014

Costin Confident of Mile for Press Report in Flight Stakes 2014

This weekend a small but classy field of three-year-old fillies will face off in the 2014 Flight Stakes in Sydney, a mile classic apprentice jockey Winona Costin is confident her contender Press Report can be competitive in. Only eight fillies were nominated for this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) which runs as one…

No Excuses for Criterion in Hill Stakes

No Excuses for Criterion in Hill Stakes

A standout performer over the Autumn Carnival, trainer David Payne has confirmed Group 1 winner Criterion will have no excuses when lining up for this afternoon’s Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick. Appearing to have returned to racing in typically smart form this season when running on for third in the Group 2…

Lucia Valentina Charges Home to Win Tramway Stakes

Lucia Valentina Charges Home to Win Tramway Stakes

Classy mare Lucia Valentina has completed an exceptional run at Royal Randwick this afternoon, displaying an incredible turn of foot to win the Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) by more than a length. Jumping from the gates well, the Savabeel mare settled well within the pack off the pace of early leaders Tiger Tees, Pheidon…