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Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed a bold plan for stable star Awesome Rock to run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf (1800m) at Meydan Racecourse, following a three-start Autumn Carnival preparation in 2017.

Awesome Rock will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has ...

Red Cadeaux’s Autumn Trip Down Under Decided This Week

Red Cadeaux’s Autumn Trip Down Under Decided This Week

A decision on whether triple Melbourne Cup winner Red Cadeaux will make the trip down under for his maiden autumn carnival appearance will be made by connections before the end of the week.

Red Cadeaux could be Melbourne and Sydney bound this autumn. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Ed Dunlop-trained Cadeaux Genereux gelding is prepared in Great Britain ...

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Stunning Deep Impact filly Gentildonna defied the history books on Sunday to score her second successive Japan Cup trophy at Fuschu Racecourse in Tokyo.

Twelve months ago she became the first three-year-old Japan Cup winning filly in history and was crowned the 2012 Japan Horse of the Year.

Since her victory as a 53kg lightweight in the classic last ...

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Winner Mental Wins in Dubai

2012 Patinack Farm Classic Winner Mental Wins in Dubai

Former Australian sprinter Mental has taken like a duck to water to international racing with a strong win in the Group 3 2013 Al Shindagha Sprint (1200m) in Dubai.

Patinack Farm Classic winner Mental was successful in his Dubai debut overnight. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Formerly part of the Darley operation headed by Peter Snowden, like many of ...

Ocean Park to kick of Dubai Campaign at Home

Ocean Park to kick of Dubai Campaign at Home

Quarantine complications have forced Ocean Park trainer Gary Hennessy to change autumn plans for the Cox Plate winner and he will now kick off his campaign in his home country of New Zealand.

Ocean Park will have a lead-up in New Zealand before chasing Group 1 glory in Dubai in March

Hennessy had originally planned to give the multiple Group ...

Dubai Winner Ortensia Off to Royal Ascot 2012

Dubai Winner Ortensia Off to Royal Ascot 2012

With the failures of both Helmet and Sepoy in their international debuts on Dubai World Cup Night over the weekend, the Aussie contingent did come good in one event with classy mare Ortensia earning a 2012 Royal Ascot bid with her smart Al Quoz Sprint win.

Al Quoz Sprint winner Ortensia will now head to Royal Ascot 2012

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Ortensia Ready for Al Quoz Sprint – 2012 Dubai World Cup Night

Ortensia Ready for Al Quoz Sprint – 2012 Dubai World Cup Night

The now Paul Messara-trained Ortensia is gearing up for her maiden overseas appearance this Sunday morning in the 2012 Al Quoz Sprint on Dubai World Cup Night, the world’s richest race meeting.

2Dual Winterbottom Stakes winner Ortensia makes her international debut in the 2012 Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai this weekend

Formerly prepared by Tony Noonan who guided ...

Helmet & Sepoy Set for Dubai World Cup Night 2012

Helmet & Sepoy Set for Dubai World Cup Night 2012

Ace Victorian trainer Peter Snowden is preparing to saddle up his star colts Helmet and Sepoy for a final time this Sunday morning Aussie time, the dynamic duo to race at Meydan on 2012 Dubai World Cup Night before embarking on a permanent international career for Sheikh’s Godolphin operation.

Four time Group 1 hero Sepoy is second favourite to win ...

2011 Dubai World Cup – England Lead Charge

2011 Dubai World Cup – England Lead Charge

Twice Over is the raging hot favourite for $10 million Emirates Dubai World Cup at Meydan tonight looking to deliver the 16th annual instalment of the world’s richest race to Great Britain.

A major threat may be launched from a familiar rival though with Cape Blanco representing the Emerald Isle.

Also obviously never to be dismissed is three-time champion Gio ...