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Red Cadeaux Will Head Straight to 2015 Sydney Cup

Red Cadeaux Will Head Straight to 2015 Sydney Cup

The final field for the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) was released on Wednesday morning with 12 stayers set to tackle the $1.5 million race at Rosehill on Saturday.

Red Cadeaux will bypass the Group 1 The BMW so he’s at his peak fitness level for the Group 1 Sydney Cup on April 11. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia....

Fiveandahalfstar Looking to Reclaim The BMW Title

Fiveandahalfstar Looking to Reclaim The BMW Title

After winning the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) in April 2013, Fiveandahalfstar will return to defend his title in the $1.5 million race this Saturday.

Fiveandahalfstar will return to the stomping ground of The BMW, two years after he won it. Photo by Steve Hart.

Fiveandahalfstar is nominated for both The BMW and Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes (2000m) at ...

Price Confident in Lankan Rupee’s Fitness for 2015 TJ Smith Stakes

Price Confident in Lankan Rupee’s Fitness for 2015 TJ Smith Stakes

Five-year-old gelding Lankan Rupee suffered a torn off-front pectoral muscle and stifle inflammation during the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) on March 14 but should be able to bounce back and defend his title in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) on April 4.

Lankan Rupee will be fit to defend his title in the Group 1 TJ Smith ...

Mongolian Khan On Trial for 2015 Australian Derby

Mongolian Khan On Trial for 2015 Australian Derby

Three-year-old colt Mongolian Khan will get his first Australian start in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) on Saturday, against a small field of just six three-year-old rivals.

Mongolian Khan will run against Sweynesse (pictured) in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer Murray Baker is confident the colt will measure up against the small yet classy ...

Berry Excited by Tosen Stardom in 2015 Ranvet Stakes

Berry Excited by Tosen Stardom in 2015 Ranvet Stakes

Tommy Berry has had just two rides on Japanese horse Tosen Stardom during trackwork at Canterbury but already rates the four-year-old very highly and is confident he can figure in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill this Saturday.

Tommy Berry wowed by Group 1 Ranvet Stakes hopeful Tosen Stardom. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The trainer is set to ...

2015 Vinery Stud Stakes Next Start for First Seal

2015 Vinery Stud Stakes Next Start for First Seal

Three-year-old filly First Seal may hold a nomination for four of the eight Group One Championships races running at Randwick on April 4 and 11 but her main target at this stage is the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m).

First Seal will next run in the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart.

The $400,000 set-weights race ...

2015 Sydney Cup Hopeful Protectionist a “Genuine Two-Miler”

2015 Sydney Cup Hopeful Protectionist a “Genuine Two-Miler”

Five-year-old Protectionist had a quick three-week trip to Melbourne to contest both the Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) on February 28 and the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) on March 14.

Protectionist returns from his jaunt in Melbourne with a deeper understanding of his distance abilities. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The winner of the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup...

Adelaide Will Not Run in 2015 George Ryder Stakes

Adelaide Will Not Run in 2015 George Ryder Stakes

Four-year-old globetrotter Adelaide was the headliner of the 17-strong nominations taken for the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) on Monday morning, however it’s looking unlikely that the horse will take his place in the race field at Rosehill this Saturday.

Adelaide is unlikely to run in the George Ryder Stakes this Saturday. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

After ...

2015 Queen Of The Turf Possibility for Sabatini

2015 Queen Of The Turf Possibility for Sabatini

Three-year-old filly Sabatini is the headline act of Lee & Shannon Hope’s stable and the father and son training team will need to make some bid decisions where the filly is concerned soon.

Sabatini could target Group 1 races during the second half of the autumn carnival. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Sabatini has had a great autumn campaign already, ...

Lankan Rupee’s Disappointing 2015 Newmarket Handicap Run Due to Injury

Lankan Rupee’s Disappointing 2015 Newmarket Handicap Run Due to Injury

Lankan Rupee was the $3 favourite to win the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday, however the race didn’t go as planned for the defending champion, who dropped out of running and finished sixth (of nine).

Lankan Rupee’s disappointing Newmarket Handicap was due to a torn muscle in his chest. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Mick Price...