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Miss Promiscuity Tops 2016 Cockram Stakes Nominations

Miss Promiscuity Tops 2016 Cockram Stakes Nominations

The Lindsay Park-trained Miss Promiscuity is the highest-rated of the Cockram Stakes 2016 nominations taken for the Caulfield Racecourse sprint this weekend.

Miss Promiscuity is the highest-rated Cockram Stakes nominee for the 2016 edition at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

On Monday Racing Victoria took a bumper 25 entries for the $150,000 Group 3 W.W. Cockram Stakes...

2016 Frances Tressady Stakes Nominations Feature Nautical

2016 Frances Tressady Stakes Nominations Feature Nautical

The Nikki Burke-trained Group 3 winner in Tasmania last time out Nautical is one of the key nominees for the Frances Tressady Stakes 2016 at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Group 3 winner Nautical returns to Melbourne for Saturday’s 2016 Frances Tressady Stakes after a successful visit to Tasmania this summer. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Lankan Rupee Faces Eight Rivals in 2014 McEwen Stakes Field

Lankan Rupee Faces Eight Rivals in 2014 McEwen Stakes Field

The world’s current highest rated sprinter Lankan Rupee will face off against eight brave rivals on Saturday at Moonee Valley when the triple Group 1 champion resumes racing in the McEwen Stakes 2014.

Lankan Rupee is the horse to beat first-up in the 2014 McEwen Stakes this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

This year’s $200,000 Group 2 Mitty’s McEwen ...

Unpretentious Ready for Lankan Rupee Rematch

Unpretentious Ready for Lankan Rupee Rematch

Cranbourne’s Nikki Burke is confident she’s got her Group 1 performing sprinter Unpretentious in career best condition ahead of a first-up rematch with the hugely talented Lankan Rupee in Saturday’s McEwen Stakes at Moonee Valley.

Unpretentious resumes in Saturday's McEwen Stakes ahead of a possible 2014 Winterbottom Stakes bid. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Stratum gelding Unpretentious, whose career ...

Shellscrape Scratched from 2013 The Goodwood – Market Update

Shellscrape Scratched from 2013 The Goodwood – Market Update

In a blow for Cranbourne-based trainer Nikki Burke her recent stable acquisition Shellscrape has been withdrawn from Saturday’s The Goodwood 2013 field and markets due to a foot abscess.

Horse Racing Tip Moment Of Change remains the clear The Goodwood favourite after the early withdrawal of Shellscrape
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Shellscrape Among 2013 DC McKay Stakes Nominations

Shellscrape Among 2013 DC McKay Stakes Nominations

After a failed career at stud former Group 1 winner Shellscrape returns to the track this weekend having been nominated for the DC McKay Stakes 2013 at Adelaide’s Robert Sangster Stakes Day at Morphettville.

Avoid Lightning has been dually nominated for Robert Sangster Stakes Day at Morphettville on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Winner of the 2010 The ...

Unpretentious Unlikely for The Goodwood 2013

Unpretentious Unlikely for The Goodwood 2013

Time is running out for Cranbourne trainer Nikki Burke to get her stable star Unpretentious back to full fitness for a shot at the 2013 The Goodwood in Adelaide next month after the injury-prone galloper suffered another setback earlier this autumn.

Unpretentious is fighting to recover from injury in time for The Goodwood 2013 next month. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Unpretentious Out of Lightning Stakes 2013 & Autumn Carnival

Unpretentious Out of Lightning Stakes 2013 & Autumn Carnival

Nikki Burke’s progressive Cranbourne galloper Unpretentious has suffered a serious career setback having been ruled out of the autumn racing season including what was to be their first-up run, the 2013 Lightning Stakes, due to a throat infection.

Unpretentious has been ruled out of the Melbourne Festival of Racing. Photo: Steve Hart

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Unpretentious Could Have 2013 Black Caviar Lightning Tilt

Unpretentious Could Have 2013 Black Caviar Lightning Tilt

Lightly-raced sprinter Unpretentious could contest the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1200m) on the way to his ultimate autumn goal of the 2013 Newmarket Handicap.

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Trainer Nikki Burke has always had the Newmarket on March 9 pencilled in as ...

Gauci Hurt In Mornington Race Fall

Gauci Hurt In Mornington Race Fall

Jockey Darren Gauci is in hospital this morning after a nasty fall at Mornington yesterday.

Gauci was aboard the Nikki Burke trained Gothic Armageddon, who veered sharply as the horses approached the winning post for the first time in the 2444m event. The horse then crashed through the plastic running rail, dislodging Gauci in the process.

Gauci was taken ...