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2017 Kingston Town Classic Bid Pending Flights for Payroll

2017 Kingston Town Classic Bid Pending Flights for Payroll

Cranbourne horseman Richard Laming is hoping to gain a late flight to W.A. for his Eclipse Stakes winning mare Payroll to contest the Kingston Town Classic 2017 in Perth on December 9. A host of eastern-state raiders made the trip from Melbourne to W.A. on Sunday evening, including nine contesting this Saturday’s Group 1 $1…

2017 Doomben Cup Bid on the Line for Testashadow

2017 Doomben Cup Bid on the Line for Testashadow

A trip north for the Doomben Cup 2017 could be next-up on the cards for the Gary Portelli-trained Testashadow if the honest galloper performs well in the Scone Cup this Friday. A capacity field is engaged for the $200,000 Listed Darley Scone Cup (1600m) this season including Portelli’s in-form five-year-old Testashadow. The son of Testa…

Mediterranean to Make Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Cut

Mediterranean to Make Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Cut

Peter & Paul Snowden’s progressive youngster Mediterranean is starting to really try on the track as the recently gelded galloper heads towards the 2017 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas at the Gold Coast in January. As a colt the son of Smart Missile won just one of his seven opening career starts when breaking taking out…

Billy The Kid Targets 2017 Magic Millions Guineas

Billy The Kid Targets 2017 Magic Millions Guineas

The John & Chris Meagher-trained Billy The Kid put himself in Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2017 contention with a nice Eagle Farm win over the weekend. A three-year-old son of Savabeel, the in-form gelding posted his second career win and enjoyed back-to-back victories at the track in a handicap over 1400m. Taking on a field…

Miss Cover Girl Returns in 2016 George Moore Stakes

Miss Cover Girl Returns in 2016 George Moore Stakes

The Kelly Schweida-trained mare Miss Cover Girl will return to racing on the weekend at home in Brisbane’s George Moore Stakes 2016 after bypassing the spring. Schweida made the call not to send his Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara winner to Melbourne over the spring after she failed to really impress in a September barrier trial…

2016 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Results: Lucky Hussler Beats Favourite

2016 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Results: Lucky Hussler Beats Favourite

The Darren Weir-trained proven Group 1 winner Lucky Hussler looked back in form ahead of his Magic Millions bid in January holding off the fit favourite Illustrious Lad to win the Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2016 at Ladbrokes Park. A $100,000 yearling buy from the Magic Millions sales back in 2011, the now seven-year-old son of…

Magic Millions Calls 2016 Doveton Stakes Winner Husson Eagle

Magic Millions Calls 2016 Doveton Stakes Winner Husson Eagle

The 2017 Magic Millions Sprint is next on the agenda for Patrick Payne’s smart first-up flyer Husson Eagle who won the Doveton Stakes at Ladbrokes Park in fine fashion on Zipping Classic Day. It was a real family affair for this springs edition of the $120,000 Listed OTI Racing Doveton Stakes (1000m), Melbourne Cup winning…

Magic Millions Long Term Goal for Perfect Dare

Magic Millions Long Term Goal for Perfect Dare

Murwillumbah trainer Matthew Dunn has named next summer’s 2016 Magic Millions Carnival on the Gold Coast as the long-term goal for his Sunshine Coast Guineas runner on Saturday Perfect Dare. The three-year-old son of Fastnet Rock is one of 14 remaining youngsters facing off in the $125,000 Group 3 Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) on Caloundra…

Claudia Jean Heads to 2015 Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Claudia Jean Heads to 2015 Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Just five two-year-olds lined up in the Christmas Season Plate (1000m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Despite the relatively easy race, the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Claudia Jean impressed with a three and a half length victory over favourite Bosnia, which has earned her a trip to the Gold Coast for the 2015 Magic…

Zoutenant Wins 2014 Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic

Zoutenant Wins 2014 Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic

The Kevin Moses-trained colt Zoutenant will make the journey to the Gold Coast on January 10 for the 2015 Magic Millions after a hard-fought victory in the $200,000 Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1100m) on Thursday afternoon. As one of just six of twelve runners with a previous start heading into the race, Zoutenant was…