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2015 Apollo Stakes First-Up For Silent Achiever

2015 Apollo Stakes First-Up For Silent Achiever

New Zealand trainer Roger James has confirmed first-up plans in Sydney for his smart Kiwi mare Silent Achiever who is set to resume racing in the Apollo Stakes 2015 in a fortnight. Ambitious long-term plans this preparation are in motion for the O’Reilly six-year-old who will tackle a number of Group 1 targets during The…

Prix de l’Arc Target for Silent Achiever Post-The Championships

Prix de l’Arc Target for Silent Achiever Post-The Championships

Kiwi mare Silent Achiever is being prepared for an international assault in France’s coveted 2015 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe after her raid on Sydney’s The Championships in the autumn. The six-year-old daughter of O’Reilly is prepared in Cambridge by Roger James and has impressed her trainer with her work leading up to an autumn…

Forgotten Voice Chance for Melbourne Cup 2014

Forgotten Voice Chance for Melbourne Cup 2014

Lambourn-based trainer Nicky Henderson is considering a return trip to Oz for a 2014 Melbourne Cup raid with Forgotten Voice after their solid fourth at Royal Ascot over the weekend. The veteran stayer ran a distant fourth behind runaway winner Telescope, who scored by an impressive seven lengths, in the £213,300 Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes…

No Foreteller in 2013 Chelmsford Stakes Final Field

No Foreteller in 2013 Chelmsford Stakes Final Field

Leading trainer Chris Waller will saddle up six runners in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday but Group 1 winner Foreteller will not be one of them. Foreteller was included in the initials nominations for the Chelmsford Stakes but Waller has made the decision to send the imported galloper to Melbourne…

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

Retirement Awaits Prix de L’Arc Hope Dunaden

There will be no Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for the 2011 Melbourne Cup and 2012 Caulfield Cup champion Dunaden this year with connections leaning towards retirement for the rising eight-year-old following the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France this October. The Mikel Delzangles-trained Nicobar stallion has been one of the top earners for…

Prix de L’Arc Over Cox Plate 2013 For Ascot Winner Al Kazeem

Prix de L’Arc Over Cox Plate 2013 For Ascot Winner Al Kazeem

Connections of the Roger Charlton-trained European galloper Al Kazeem have all but ruled out a trip down under for the spring’s 2013 Cox Plate. Instead they are now leaning towards a shot at France’s iconic Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on the first Sunday of October following Al Kazeem’s impressive victory in the Group 1…

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Dunaden Connections Take Side Glance at Cox Plate 2013

Their former Melbourne Cup champion Dunaden may have been ruled out of a third trip down under for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival riches but Sheikh Fahad’s Pearl Bloodstock are still eying off the 2013 Cox Plate prize with their progressive galloper Side Glance. Two seasons ago Dunaden travelled to Australia and debuted with a…

Will Fiorente Win Gai Waterhouse Her Maiden Melbourne Cup?

Will Fiorente Win Gai Waterhouse Her Maiden Melbourne Cup?

Lightly-raced Fiorente will be attempting to turn around Gai Waterhouse’s disappointing Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival when he runs in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse tomorrow. The five -year-old has only recently joined the Waterhouse stable and will be having his first run in Australia in the Melbourne Cup. The son of Monsun…

Dunaden Confirmed for 2012 Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup Double

Dunaden Confirmed for 2012 Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup Double

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden has been confirmed as a title defender in the ‘race that stops a nation’ this spring with connections also stating the quality stayer would contest the other spring cup – the Caulfield Cup 2012. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Nicobar stallion Dunaden, trained by Mikel Delzangles, became the second straight…

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Australian-owned German Oaks winning mare Salomina is likely to stay in Europe and head towards the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France instead of a trip down under for the Melbourne Cup 2012 this spring according to her connections. Prepared by Peter Schiergen in Germany the four-year-old daughter of Lomitas is undefeated to date…