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2012 Royal Ascot-Bound Foxwedge Impresses In Trial

2012 Royal Ascot-Bound Foxwedge Impresses In Trial

Randwick trainer John O’Shea is pleased with the with the trial performance of his Royal Ascot 2012 hopeful Foxwedge despite the crack youngster going down to unknown filly Jester’s Girl. Fastnet Rock colt Foxwedge is preparing to head off overseas to England for their esteemed Royal Ascot Carnival, and had their final run down under…

Portelli on the Trail for Melbourne Gold

Portelli on the Trail for Melbourne Gold

Sydney trainer Gary Portelli has confirmed that his progressive sprinter Gold Trail will be given a two-start Melbourne crusade to see out this racing season, the rising seven-year-old looking to return to their former Group 1 winning form. An internationally-tried son of Hussonet, Gold Trail has won seven of their 28 career starts to date…

Aussies Set to Collide at Ascot

Aussies Set to Collide at Ascot

After suffering an upset defeat in the King’s Stands Stakes, the Danny O’Brien-trained Star Witness will get a final chance to salute in an international Group 1 when the son of Starcraft takes on a quality field including the fellow Australian-trained hopeful Hinchinbrook in Saturday’s Group 1 Golden Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot. After…

Black Caviar Crew Confirm 2012 Royal Ascot Campaign

Black Caviar Crew Confirm 2012 Royal Ascot Campaign

Connections of the world’s highest-rated horse, Black Caviar, have confirmed this week that the brilliant mare will head overseas to target the 2012 Royal Ascot Carnival in England. Currently enjoying a well-deserved break following her stunning autumn – winter campaign that included five elite level wins, Black Caviar has amassed over $3.4 million in prize…