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2015 Myer Classic Winner Politeness Gets Group 1

2015 Myer Classic Winner Politeness Gets Group 1

Robert Smerdon’s in-form mare Politeness finally broke through with her maiden Group 1 win at start number 26 and gave her trainer his first ever Victoria Derby Day winner with a strong performance in the Myer Classic 2015 at Flemington. A winner of $600,000 before her victory in this spring’s $500,000 Group 1 Myer Classic…

2015 Victoria Derby Winner Tarzino Salutes for Punters

2015 Victoria Derby Winner Tarzino Salutes for Punters

Breaking the hoodoo of favourites in the time-honoured staying classic for three-year-olds, Mick Price’s bred-to-stay colt Tarzino became just the second top fancy in 10 years to salute for the punters with a runaway win in the Victoria Derby 2015. Easing favourite out from $2.40 to $2.90, the son of Tavistock put the writing on…

Lexus Winner Excess Knowledge into Melbourne Cup 2015

Lexus Winner Excess Knowledge into Melbourne Cup 2015

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse now has two hopes in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday searching for her second win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the Lexus Stakes victory of her gallant stayer Excess Knowledge who survived a nervous protest to keep bragging rights. On Wednesday Waterhouse’s former…

Japonisme Scores Upset 2015 Coolmore Stud Stakes Result

Japonisme Scores Upset 2015 Coolmore Stud Stakes Result

The in-form trainer of the season Chris Waller scored his third consecutive win in the three-year-olds’ sprint feature of VRC Derby Day with his 21/1 roughie Japonisme scoring a boilover in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2015. Odds-on favourite in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) was the John O’Shea-trained Golden Rose winner…

2015 Crown Oaks Next for Wakeful Stakes Winner Ambience

2015 Crown Oaks Next for Wakeful Stakes Winner Ambience

The Godolphin blue was flashing home to win early on Derby Day at Flemington with the nicely-bred John O’Shea-trained filly Ambience earning a Crown Oaks bid next Thursday back at the track with a runaway win in the Wakeful Stakes 2015. A daughter of Street Cry out of Miss Right Note, the three-year-old atoned for…

2015 Melbourne Cup Bid Begins for Mongolian Khan

2015 Melbourne Cup Bid Begins for Mongolian Khan

Murray Baker’s New Zealand colt Mongolian Khan is about to begin preparations to target the ‘race that stops a nation’ with the Melbourne Cup 2015 calling the Australian Derby winner this spring down under. Baker has scheduled his Holy Roman Emperor three-year-old to get back into work next week with an eye on a grand…

2014 Quezette Stakes Nominations Feature London Lolly

2014 Quezette Stakes Nominations Feature London Lolly

A smart Golden Rose bound filly from the stables of Team Hawkes, London Lolly is one of the topline nominees for the Quezette Stakes 2014 at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. The daughter of Charge Forward is one of 19 three-year-old fillies nominated for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m) running on PB Lawrence…

Price Considers Hong Kong Trip for Lankan Rupee

Price Considers Hong Kong Trip for Lankan Rupee

Best fancied to be crowned Champion Racehorse of the Year, Mick Price’s top rated sprint star Lankan Rupee could be Hong Kong bound at the end of their 2014 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign at the end of the year. Caulfield-based Price has given the Redoute’s Choice four-year-old their early immunisation shots to keep Hong…

Chivalry Back in Work Ahead of Caulfield Guineas 2014

Chivalry Back in Work Ahead of Caulfield Guineas 2014

Melbourne Cup winning trainer Mark Kavanagh has welcomed back into work his lightly raced colt Chivalry ahead of their 2014 Caulfield Guineas campaign this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Street Cry two-year-old Chivalry has had four starts to date for one win at Moonee Valley back in December, and is back in work at Flemington after…

Epaulette on Caulfield Guineas 2012 Path

Epaulette on Caulfield Guineas 2012 Path

Golden Slipper failure Epaulette may not be classed in the same category as his former star stablemates Sepoy and Helmet but trainer Peter Snowden still has high hopes they can develop into a Group 1 winner this spring with the 2012 Caulfield Guineas on the agenda. Snowden and his employers Darley Australia enjoyed a faultless…