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Sacred Star Shines in Stradbroke Handicap 2014 Trial

Sacred Star Shines in Stradbroke Handicap 2014 Trial

Tony Pike’s visiting New Zealand-trained galloper Sacred Star has won their first Brisbane trial today in scintillating style ahead of a possible shot at the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap next month. The Flying Spur four-year-old blitzed their 840m hitout this morning with their regular rider Leith Innes guiding them to a tidy victory over local speedster…

11 Filly Australian Oaks 2013 Field Released

11 Filly Australian Oaks 2013 Field Released

An exciting line-up of local, interstate and internationally-trained fillies have been accepted for this Saturday’s 2013 Australian Oaks field, the classic to run at Royal Randwick as part of the elite Doncaster Mile Day action. Due to run as Randwick Race 7 at 3:35pm (AEST) this year’s $550,000 Group 1 Patinack Farm Australian Oaks (2400m)…

More Than Sacred To Feature In Australian Oaks Field 2013

More Than Sacred To Feature In Australian Oaks Field 2013

Exciting Kiwi filly More Than Sacred will this Saturday attempt a trans-Tasman Oaks double, the New Zealand Oaks winner to have her down under debut in the 2013 Australian Oaks at Royal Randwick’s Doncaster Mile Day. Prepared in Cambridge by Tony Pike & Mark Donoghue the daughter of More Than Ready has won her pat…

Sacred Falls Leads Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 Nominations

Sacred Falls Leads Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 Nominations

Undefeated Kiwi raider Sacred Falls is the top-line nominee for the 2013 Royal Sovereign Stakes which is one of three Group races running at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this Saturday. The Tony Pike & Mark Donoghue-trained O’Reilly colt boasts a flawless six from six record to date having broken into the big time last spring…