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Wodonga Cup 2011 Field & Preview

Wodonga Cup 2011 Field & Preview

It isn’t on a Saturday and it isn’t a black-type but the 2011 Wodonga Cup in country Victoria this Sunday is still a beauty of a race for the punters and one ace hoop Luke Nolen is keen to race in having been booked to ride top-weight of the field, the Brian Cox-trained He’s An Angel.

Luke Nolen, ...

Rothera reprieve after 2011 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown

Rothera reprieve after 2011 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown

Luxbet bolter Rothera may have earned a Melbourne reprieve after winning Saturday’s 2011 Eclipse Stakes (1800m) on the Sandown Hillside.

Trainer Peter Moody had all but given up on the former Queenslander believing he wasn’t measuring up to Melbourne racing.

The 2011 Eclipse Stakes was going to be horses’s final chance.

“I booked him on a truck back to Queensland ...

Glass Harmonium’s Melbourne Cup 2011 Jockey Wins Flemington Race 5

Glass Harmonium’s Melbourne Cup 2011 Jockey Wins Flemington Race 5

Karuta Queen Defeated by African Pulse in Melbourne Cup Day 2011 Race 5 Results

Neville Layt‘s exceptional filly Karuta Queen was defeated at Flemington’s Melbourne Cup Day 2011 today, the smart three-year-old not good enough to hang on when an up-and-coming sprinter from the stables of Michael Moroney, African Pulse, laid down the challenge in the $100,000 ...

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2011 – Americain Draws 15

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2011 – Americain Draws 15

On Saturday afternoon live from Flemington Racecourse the 2011 Melbourne Cup barrier draw was released with defending champion Americain drawing wide with barrier 15 in the 24-horse final field.

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Americain showed they were ready to go back-to-back in ...

Import Takes on God & Heaven Ahead of Cox Plate 2011

Import Takes on God & Heaven Ahead of Cox Plate 2011

Michael Moroney’s untapped import Glass Harmonium is out to show whether their Brisbane Winter Carnival form can hold up against the likes of Caulfield Cup favourite Lights Of Heaven and boom WA galloper Playing God when they resume at Flemington this Saturday, kicking off a 2011 Cox Plate campaign.

Verglas five-year-old Glass Harmonium proved to be one of Moroney’s ...

Moroney in the Park for Caulfield Cup 2011 Start

Moroney in the Park for Caulfield Cup 2011 Start

Michael Moroney believes he may have uncovered the potential 2011 Caulfield Cup winner, the former New Zealand horseman holding a high opinion of his in-form galloper Nobel Park.

Four-year-old Pins gelding Noble Park has raced four times to date for three wins and will get their chance at another turf triumph to kick-start a Melbourne Spring Carnival crusade this ...

Tiara Day Delays Kiwi Hoop’s 200 Home Runs

Tiara Day Delays Kiwi Hoop’s 200 Home Runs

Gun New Zealand jockey James McDonald has opted to put his attempt at riding 200 winners at home on hold to honour his four rides at Eagle Farm’s Tattersall’s Tiara meeting this Saturday.

McDonald, 19, is one of the best riders, young or old, from across the Tasman.

He has also caught the attention of Australian racing industry connections after ...

Leading Stables Chase James McDonald

Leading Stables Chase James McDonald

He is one of the hottest properties in racing but Kiwi jockey James McDonald says he won’t be rushed into making a decision on where his future lies.

McDonald rode his first Group One winner in Australia last week when he piloted talented filly Scarlett Lady to victory in the Queensland Oaks, before breaking Lisa Cropp’s record for most winners ...

Munce Shatters Glass with Fifth Brisbane Cup Win

Munce Shatters Glass with Fifth Brisbane Cup Win

Tullamore has given jockey Chris Munce his fifth Brisbane Cup win

Champion jockey Chris Munce bagged his fifth Brisbane Cup victory and his second in as many years at Eagle Farm today with emerging stayer Tullamore upsetting race favourite Glass Harmonium.

Prepared by Gai Waterhouse in Sydney, Savabeel four-year-old Tullamore was given a gun run from Munce in the ...

Conners Hoping For Fashionable Guineas

Conners Hoping For Fashionable Guineas

Heath Conners' improving filly Fashion will contest the Queensland 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 ...