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2015 Villiers Stakes Mission for Just A Blur

2015 Villiers Stakes Mission for Just A Blur

A nice win in Sunday’s Goulburn Cup could see the Barbara Joseph & Paul Jones-trained Just A Blur head to Royal Randwick next month for a shot at Sydney’s Villiers Stakes 2015 in mid-December. The five-year-old Dane Shadow mare enjoyed her fifth win at start number 27 over the weekend when overcoming barrier 13 of…

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads 2015 Bagot Handicap Nominations & Weights

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads 2015 Bagot Handicap Nominations & Weights

Darren Weir’s veteran stayer Hurdy Gurdy Man is the top-rated and weighted of 18 gallopers nominated for the major support race at Flemington on Thursday, the Bagot Handicap 2015. The distance feature of New Year’s Day in Melbourne, this summer’s $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) is shaping up as a top showdown in which Street…

2015 Mornington Cup Long Term Goal for Mujadale

2015 Mornington Cup Long Term Goal for Mujadale

Stawell trainer Paul Jones has nominated the Mornington Cup 2015 next April as the long term autumn aim for his Ballarat Cup winner Mujadale. Seven-year-old Mujahid gelding Mujadale has been in top form over the past month winning a provincial cups double thanks to victories in the Ararat Gold Cup (2000m) and then the Listed…

Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

In a thrilling front-rolling effort the Paul Jones-trained stayer Mujadale led all the way today to secure his second provincial cup win in as many starts taking out the Ballarat Cup 2014 in Victoria. The Stawell-based Mujahid seven-year-old backed up from an Ararat Gold Cup victory over 2000m from November 9, local Ballarat jockey Kevin…

2014 Ballarat Cup Assignment for Mujadale

2014 Ballarat Cup Assignment for Mujadale

Stawell horseman Paul Jones has confirmed plans to target the Ballarat Cup 2014 on Saturday week with Sunday’s Ararat Gold Cup winner Mujadale. The Mujahid seven-year-old improved on some lacklustre form this season when carrying 55kg to a smart one and a quarter length win over At First Sight in the $50,000 Ararat Gold Cup…

2013 Sandown Cup Test for Mujadale

2013 Sandown Cup Test for Mujadale

In a wide open field that lost its draw card contenders at final acceptance stage, Paul Jones’ Melbourne Cup Day winner Mujadale is in with a strong chance of taking out some black type in the Sandown Cup 2013this Saturday. Scheduled to run as Race 2 at 12:50pm (AEST), this year’s $150,000 Listed Sandown Cup…

Onthelookout for TJ Smith Stakes 2013 Second Behind Black Caviar

Onthelookout for TJ Smith Stakes 2013 Second Behind Black Caviar

There may be six individual Group 1 champions accepted in the 2013 TJ Smith Stakes at Royal Randwick this Saturday but one less-known hopeful in the mix taking on super mare Black Caviar is Canberra raider Onthelookout. An 11-horse field of sprinters boasting plenty of talent among the ranks will face off in the last…

2012 Inglis Nursery Nominations – Warwick Farm Saturday Racing

2012 Inglis Nursery Nominations – Warwick Farm Saturday Racing

One of the feature races at Warwick Farm’s Villiers Stakes Day program this Saturday is the Inglis Nursery 2012 which attracted 15 nominations this year. The $250,000 Inglis Nursery (1000m), open exclusively to juvenile Inglis graduates, is shaping up as a wide-open affair with only five of the 15 entered having had a previous race…

Epona Stakes 2012 Nominations – Rosehill Guineas Day

Epona Stakes 2012 Nominations – Rosehill Guineas Day

This Saturday as part of the Rosehill Guineas Day action in Sydney a field of talented stayers will face off in the 2012 Epona Stakes, nominations for which have now been released. The top-rated of the early entries for the $125,000 Group 3 Epona Stakes (1900m) this year is Gai Waterhouse’s five-year-old mare Once Were…

Fill The Page Wins 2012 Canberra Cup – Results

Fill The Page Wins 2012 Canberra Cup – Results

Saluting for the locals on Sunday, mother and son training team Barbara Joseph and Paul Jones’ smart four-year-old mare Fill The Page saluted in the Canberra Cup 2012 in a tight upset. After the opening two black-types of the day were won by Sydneysiders, Anthony Cummings’ She Goes To Rio taking out the Canberra Guineas…