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Blademeister Eyes 2015 Singapore Derby Tilt

Blademeister Eyes 2015 Singapore Derby Tilt

Next year’s Singapore Derby 2015 is the long term mission for Peter Snowden’s promising colt Blademeister following their maiden win in Sydney over the weekend. Snowden, who now trains in partnership with his son Paul, has long been eager to celebrate a Group 1 international victory. He hopes that could come next June with ambitious…

Singapore’s 2013 KrisFlyer Sprint Next for Bel Sprinter

Singapore’s 2013 KrisFlyer Sprint Next for Bel Sprinter

Jason Warren’s consistent sprinter Bel Sprinter is off to Singapore for a shot at the coveted KrisFlyer International Sprint 2013 later this month following two nice runs in Sydney this campaign. The seven-time winning five-year-old, who shares the sire Bel Esprit with the recently retired superstar Black Caviar, broke through at elite level first up…

Power Princess Chance for Singapore Sprint 2013

Power Princess Chance for Singapore Sprint 2013

The famed KrisFlyer International Sprint in Singapore next year could be on the agenda for Simon Miller’s classy Perth mare Power Princess after her excellent second to the undefeated Barakey in the Winterbottom Stakes over the weekend. Six-year-old Marwina mare Power Princess, first-up winner of the Group 3 Prince of Wales Stakes (1200m) at Ascot…

McDonald to Open in Singapore Next Week

McDonald to Open in Singapore Next Week

Boom apprentice New Zealand jockey James McDonald will embark on a northern-hemisphere riding raid in Singapore next week, but first he is set to make his mark at Randwick this Saturday. In response to a growing senior jockey shortage in Sydney this month, 19-year-old McDonald has been booked for rides in seven of the eight…

Brown Back for Another Melbourne Cup Bid with Singapore Winner

Brown Back for Another Melbourne Cup Bid with Singapore Winner

South African thoroughbred trainer Herman Brown travelled down under and enjoyed a third place finish with Mourilyan in the world’s richest handicap back in 2009, but this year he is hoping to win the whole kit n’ caboodle and take home the Melbourne Cup trophy with Singapore Cup winner Gitano Hernando. Hernando stallion Gitano Hernando,…

Black Caviar v Rocket Man in Sprint Showdown of the Century

Black Caviar v Rocket Man in Sprint Showdown of the Century

A scintillating once-in-a-lifetime sprint showdown between two of the world’s fastest horses could be on the cards this Melbourne Spring Carnival with Patrick Shaw boldly declaring his Krisflyer Sprint winner Rocket Man can bring down Australia’s queen of the turf Black Caviar. “Any time – I’ve been wanting it,” Shaw said of a mouth-watering clash…

Schofield Back in the Saddle

Schofield Back in the Saddle

Regular jockey of boom sprinter Hay List, Glyn Schofield makes his return to riding this Saturday at Rosehill after a three week injury-enforced break. Schofield badly injured his collarbone when falling from favourite Hawk Island in the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Royal Randwick on April 23. The fall saw Schofield miss the winning…

Boss Gets Sacred Mount in Singapore Sprint

Boss Gets Sacred Mount in Singapore Sprint

Champion Aussie hoop Glen Boss has secured the mount aboard star Hong Kong sprinter Sacred Kingdom in this month’s KrisFlyer International Sprint, replacing fellow Australian jockey Brett Prebble. Set to run at Singapore’s Kranji Racecourse on May 22, the prestigious Group 1 KrisFlyer International Sprint (1200m) is the ninth leg of the annual Global Sprint…