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Cup Attracts a Stayer’s Dozen

Cup Attracts a Stayer’s Dozen

Despite its potential to unveil a genuine Melbourne Cup contender, being run over the same testing two-mile distance as its famous Flemington counterpart, this year’s Stayer’s Cup at Rosehill has attracted just 12 entries.

The feature event running at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, the $100,000 Listed Stayer’s Cup (3200m) originally only drew five horses when nominations closed on Tuesday.

After ...

Horse Races In January

Horse Races In January

With everybody gearing up for the Group Two Perth Cup, there will be little rest for trainers over the Christmas period as they prepare for a new month and a new year of racing.

January kicks off with the Perth Cup on New Year?s Day and worth $400,000 in prize money, the event is attracting Paul Perry and his AJC ...

C’est La Guerre Training For Auckland Cup Win

C’est La Guerre Training For Auckland Cup Win

Melbourne Cup contender C’est La Guerre will head to New Zealand to prepare for the $NZ 1 million Auckland Cup.

With the help of local trainers Graeme and Deb Rogerson, the five year old is hoping to redeem himself after a disappointing spring campaign which saw him finish eight in this year’s Melbourne Cup.

Purchased by Lloyd Williams after ...

Newport Has Sights On Perth Cup

Newport Has Sights On Perth Cup

East coast local Newport may be the next horse to join the Perth Racing Carnival entrants with trainer Paul Perry contemplating the New Year?s Day Perth Cup.

If the seven year old makes the journey to Western Australia, he will join All American, Ortensia, Sniper?s Bullet, Largo Lad and Gold Salute which are already in Perth for the Railway ...

Zipping Falls In Gates Before Mackinnon

Zipping Falls In Gates Before Mackinnon

Zipping has fallen in the starting barriers seconds before the start of the Mackinnon Stakes, jamming himself under the gate unable to get out.

The rest of the field were removed from the gates stalling the start of the race.

The eight-year-old Zipping was extremely distressed, crawling from Gate 5 through to Gate 2, injuring himself, removing the $6.50 chance ...