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2014 Tea Rose Stakes Results: First Seal Scores Upset Win

2014 Tea Rose Stakes Results: First Seal Scores Upset Win

John Thompson-trained First Seal scored an upset victory over Winx and Earthquake in the 2014 Tea Rose Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The lead-up to the race was dominated by talk about the rematch between Winx and Earthquake following the Furious Stakes, but First Seal showed an excellent turn-of-foot to stamp herself as a genuine…

Hooked Returns To Winning Form In 2014 Cameron Handicap

Hooked Returns To Winning Form In 2014 Cameron Handicap

The well-backed Hooked led from start to finish to return to winning form in the 2014 Cameron Handicap at Newcastle this afternoon. Hooked had not recorded a race win since he took out the Goulburn Valley Handicap (1350m) at Doomben, but was very well-backed in the lead-up to the Group 3 event. There was very little…

2014 Chairman’s Handicap Results – Berry Wins On The Offer

2014 Chairman’s Handicap Results – Berry Wins On The Offer

Leading jockey Tommy Berry recorded his first race win since the tragic passing of his twin brother Nathan Berry last Thursday; with the leading hoop piloting tough stayer The Offer to victory in the 2014 Chairman’s Handicap at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The Offer was well-backed in the lead-up to the 2014 Chairman’s Handicap, after…

Sacred Falls Headlines 2013 Crystal Mile Final Field

Sacred Falls Headlines 2013 Crystal Mile Final Field

Sacred Falls has been included in the 2013 Group 2 Crystal Mile (1600m) final field after trainer Chris Waller opted not to run the Group 1 winner in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m). The Group 2 Crystal Mile will be run at Moonee Valley at Saturday as race eight at 4.15pm (AEDT) with a field…

Catkins Headlines 2013 Blazer Stakes Final Field

Catkins Headlines 2013 Blazer Stakes Final Field

In-form mare Catkins will have the chance to record back-to-backs when she contests the Group 2 Blazer Stakes (1410m) at Flemington on Saturday. Catkins (barrier six) was one of seventeen quality mares included in the final acceptances for the $220,000 Group 2 Blazer Stakes that will be as the final race on the action-packed ten race…

2013 Champagne Stakes Results – Thump Leads All The Way To Upset Miracles Of Life

2013 Champagne Stakes Results – Thump Leads All The Way To Upset Miracles Of Life

Patinack Farm-owned filly Thump led from start to finish to win the Group 3 Champagne Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Thump jumped from the gates brilliantly and went straight to the lead; with jockey Craig Williams dictating the pace of the race before kicking clear coming around the final bend. Well backed favourite…

Baker Confident Fuerza Can Bounce Back In Gloaming Stakes

Baker Confident Fuerza Can Bounce Back In Gloaming Stakes

Trainer Bjorn Baker is confident that Fuerza can bounce back to winning form when he competes in the Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow. Fuerza broke through for his maiden victory in the Itwasntmyfault.com.au Handicap (1600m) at Newcastle on September 7 but finished a disappointing tenth behind Savvy Nature in the Group 3…

Furious Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Furious Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

The Furious Stakes(1200m) is one of two Group 2 races at Royal Randwick this Saturday and has drawn a strong field of classy fillies. Ten three-year-olds are set to contest the race tomorrow; with barriers set to open at 2.30 for what is the first race in the lucrative Princess Series. The clear standout in…

Champollion And Vilanova Top 2013 Ming Dynasty Quality Final Field

Champollion And Vilanova Top 2013 Ming Dynasty Quality Final Field

Promising colts Champollion and Vilanova will both carry the top weight of 58kg in the Group 3 Ming Dynasty Quality (1400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Vilanova (barrier eight) will be having his second start this preparation after resuming with a third place finish behind War and Drago in the Group 3 Up And Coming Stakes…

2013 Danehill Stakes Nominations Released

2013 Danehill Stakes Nominations Released

Gai Waterhouse-trained Romantic Touch will make his debut as a three-year-old in the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. Romantic Touch was one of twenty-one horses included in the nominations for the 2013 Danehill Stakes that is set to be  a key lead-up race for the Thousand Guineas (1600m), Caulfield Guineas (1600m) and…