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2015 Angus Armanasco Stakes Results: Sabatini Earns Possible Group 1 Target

2015 Angus Armanasco Stakes Results: Sabatini Earns Possible Group 1 Target

Co-trainer Shannon Hope named a couple of possible Group 1 autumn targets for the stable’s improving young filly Sabatini who again stepped up to the mark with a win in the Angus Armanasco Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse. The three-year-old daughter of Street Cry is on the up-and-up recording back-to-back Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival wins…

Sabatini Secures Impressive Quezette Stakes Win

Sabatini Secures Impressive Quezette Stakes Win

Offered little chance of success in markets prior to the Caulfield race for three-year-old fillies, exciting prospect Sabatini has displayed an impressive final straight sprint to pip resounding pre-post favourite Royal Snitzel on the line in the Group 3 Quezette Stakes (1100m) this afternoon. Jumping from the gates only fairly, Sabatini settled within the pack,…

Folding Gear Aiming For Second Straight Naturalism Stakes Win

Folding Gear Aiming For Second Straight Naturalism Stakes Win

Co-trainer Shannon Hope is hoping that history will repeat at Caulfield on Saturday, with Folding Gear aiming to qualify for the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) by winning the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) for the second year in a row. Folding Gear is currently 36th in the 2013 Caulfield Cup order of entry and will…

Can Folding Gear Score 2012 Caulfield Cup for Australia?

Can Folding Gear Score 2012 Caulfield Cup for Australia?

There has been plenty of talk about the international raiders heading into the 2012 Caulfield Cup (2400m) but there are still some strong local chances and one of those is Folding Gear. Trained at Seymour by Lee and Shannon Hope, the consistent five-year-old earned himself a Caulfield Cup ticket last month when winning the Group…

Folding Gear Earns Caulfield Cup Entry With 2012 Naturalism Stakes Win

Folding Gear Earns Caulfield Cup Entry With 2012 Naturalism Stakes Win

Folding Gear has gained ballot exemption into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup with a win in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse today. The Johar gelding won the race ahead of second place-getter Mr O’Ceirin and Exceptionally, who placed third in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes. Folding Gear has won four of his 14 race starts and…

Caulfield Cup 2011 Hope Gets into Gear at Flemington

Caulfield Cup 2011 Hope Gets into Gear at Flemington

Kilmore-based father and son training team Lee and Shannon Hope are eager for a good showing from their Group winning galloper Folding Gear in the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington this Saturday having nominated the horse for both the 2011 Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate 2011 on Tuesday. Johar four-year-old Folding Gear may be lightly-raced…

Folding Gear Wins The Yalumba 162 – Melbourne Race 4 Results

Folding Gear Wins The Yalumba 162 – Melbourne Race 4 Results

The 2011 The Yalumba 162 has been won by Folding Gear in Race 4 on Caulfield’s Blue Diamond Stakes Day. Folding Gear won the Group 2 The Yalumba 162, previously known as the Autumn Classic, by a head in front of Elusive King. The market mover before the race was Almindoro, who was one of…