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Tivici Targets Mile Group 1 Spring Races

Tivici Targets Mile Group 1 Spring Races

Michael Moroney’s Sunshine Coast winner Tivaci is making good progress towards his spring return where the youngster will be restricted to no further than a mile targeting a Group 1 win.

Tivaci (outside) will target the Group 1 races over 1400m – 1600m in Melbourne this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The High Chaparral colt has won four of ...

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

Hong Kong But No Japan for Chautauqua in 2016

A trip to Japan this spring has been ruled out for superstar sprinter Chautauqua who will race exclusively in Australia until a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December.

Chautauqua will bypass Japan’s Sprinters Stakes in October for an all-Melbourne spring ahead of the 2016 Hong Kong Sprint in December. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained five-time ...

Caloundra Cup Likely for Araldo Junior

Caloundra Cup Likely for Araldo Junior

Popular runner Araldo Junior appears set for a run in the 2016 Caloundra Cup (2400m) on July 2nd following a gutsy four length win in the Young Members’ Ball Handicap (2500m) at Flemington over the weekend.

Araldo Junior will be set for a run in the 2016 Caloundra Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Araldo Junior was sent off a ...

2016 Moir Stakes First-Up for Chautauqua

2016 Moir Stakes First-Up for Chautauqua

Connections of five-time Group 1 winning international performer Chautauqua have ruled out a bid in Japan this year for the star sprinter who is set to resume racing down under in September’s Moir Stakes 2016.

Superstar sprinter Chautauqua is set to resume racing in the 2016 Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley on September 30. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Michael, ...

Araldo Junior Going Forward in Bendigo Cup 2015

Araldo Junior Going Forward in Bendigo Cup 2015

Michael Moroney confirmed plans to instruct jockey Craig Newitt to go forward in the 2015 Bendigo Cup aboard the progressive Araldo Junior this afternoon, but said they could sneak into a spot just off the pace if need be.

Craig Newitt rides Michael Moroney’s German import Araldo Junior for the first time in today’s 2015 Bendigo Cup. Photo: Sarah Ebbett....

Chautauqua Overcomes Classy Field in Bobbie Lewis Quality

Chautauqua Overcomes Classy Field in Bobbie Lewis Quality

Classy sprinter Chautauqua has claimed arguably his most impressive result to date at Flemington this afternoon, displaying a keen turn of foot to beat a classy field to the line in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m).

Chautauqua has secured an impressive victory in the 2014 Bobbie Lewis Quality. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Jumping from the gates well, ...