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Bashboy To Face Five Rivals In The Australian Steeplechase

Bashboy To Face Five Rivals In The Australian Steeplechase

Undefeated Australian jumps racing champion Bashboy will face five rivals when he aims to win his first Australian Steeplechase (3900m) title at Sandown tomorrow.

Bashboy is chasing his tenth straight victory over jumps in the Australian Steeplechase at Sandown tomorrow. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

The ten-year-old gelding has been flawless in steeplechase races this campaign, recording comfortable wins ...

2011 Melbourne Cup Nomination for Black And Bent

2011 Melbourne Cup Nomination for Black And Bent

Melbourne Cup 2011 nominations are out this Thursday, September 1, and after another brilliant jumps win from Australia’s ace hurdler Black And Bent, it is looking more likely that the world’s richest handicap this year will have a jumper among the field.

Black And Bent is a double-figure roughie to win the Melbourne Cup 2011

Black Hawk six-year-old Black ...

Grand National Hurdle Winner Bent on Melbourne Cup 2011

Grand National Hurdle Winner Bent on Melbourne Cup 2011

History and the odds on Australia’s champion hurdler Black And Bent to win the 2011 Melbourne Cup this November may be against them, but trainer Robert Smerdon believes the Flemington feature is more than just a pipe dream after the horse’s authoritative victory in the $200,000 Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Betfair Park, Sandown Lakeside on Sunday.

Black And Bent ...