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Turn Me Loose Tuned Up for Futurity Stakes 2017

Turn Me Loose Tuned Up for Futurity Stakes 2017

The Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained Kiwi raider Turn Me Loose had the ideal 2017 Futurity Stakes tune-up on the weekend running an eye-catching second in the Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes.

Turn Me Loose looks on track for a Futurity Stakes 2017 title defence at Caulfield Racecourse on Blue Diamond Stakes Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A now five-year-old ...

Futurity Next for 2017 CF Orr Stakes Winner Black Heart Bart

Futurity Next for 2017 CF Orr Stakes Winner Black Heart Bart

Darren Weir’s incredible galloper Black Heart Bart continued to live up to his name ‘The King of Caulfield’ enjoying his third Group 1 success at the track in the Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes 2017.

2017 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes winner Black Heart Bart will return to his pet track and distance for the Futurity Stakes next up. Photo: ...

Kiwis Dominate 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

Kiwis Dominate 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

With three wins in the past four years the New Zealanders have dominated one of the key races held during Sydney’s The Championships and the Kiwis are out in force again in the Australian Derby 2017 nominations.

James Cummings’ Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is nominated for the 2017 Australian Derby in Sydney this April. Photo: Steve Hart.

Early entries ...

Black Heart Bart Tops 2017 Australia Stakes Field & Odds

Black Heart Bart Tops 2017 Australia Stakes Field & Odds

Australia Stakes 2017 betting markets are now open on the hopeful sprinters facing off at Moonee Valley on Friday night and current favourite to take out the Group 2 is the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart.

Black Heart Bart is favourite in 2017 Australia Stakes betting to post his first Moonee Valley win this Friday night. Photo: Jenny ...

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Godolphin hoop James Doyle will travel over from the UK at the end of the month to partner their returning galloper Chetwood in the Australia Stakes 2017 at Moonee Valley.

Peacock is one of two John O’Shea-trained runners heading into the 2017 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on January 27. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Twenty-eight-year-old Doyle is a regular ...

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed the booking of Kerrin McEvoy for the stable’s Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose when he returns for the autumn in the 2017 Australia Stakes this month.

Three-time Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose returns in the Australia Stakes 2017 with Kerrin McEvoy aboard this month at Moonee Valley. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Prepared ...

2017 Australia Stakes Return for Turn Me Loose

2017 Australia Stakes Return for Turn Me Loose

This month’s Australia Stakes 2017 at Moonee Valley is pencilled in as the first-up run back down under for Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose who won a Cambridge trial at home this week.

Turn Me Loose is set to resume in the 2017 Australia Stakes on January 27 this autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

On Tuesday morning co-trainer Andrew Forsman...

CF Orr Stakes 2017 Aim for Turn Me Loose

CF Orr Stakes 2017 Aim for Turn Me Loose

Turn Me Loose is gearing up for a second shot at the 2017 CF Orr Stakes and title defence in the Futurity Stakes in Melbourne next autumn after a return to racing at home in New Zealand.

Turn Me Loose chases the 2017 CF Orr Stakes – Futurity Stakes double at Caulfield next autumn after a first-up run at home ...

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed a Turnbull Stakes Day run Sunday week for his 2016 Victoria Derby-bound three-year-old Highlad.

Trainer Murray Baker (pictured with jockey James McDonald) races his 2016 VRC Derby hope Highlad Sunday week at Flemington in the UCI Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

The High Chaparral gelding is undefeated to date with back-to-back wins at ...

Saracino Improved for Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2016

Saracino Improved for Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2016

An improved Saracino is set for a step up in distance off his Danehill Stakes win down the Flemington straight according to co-trainer Murray Baker who is keen to get him to the races for this weekend’s 2016 Caulfield Guineas Prelude.

New Zealand galloper Saracino is set for a big run over 1400m in Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas Prelude in ...