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2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

This week the Australian Turf Club (ATC) took first acceptances for the Golden Slipper 2015 with entries up more than 16 percent on last year for the world’s richest two-year-olds’ race that will run in March next year.

2014 Golden Slipper winner Mossfun became the second filly in as many years to win the autumn classic. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2015 Golden Slipper Nominations – Darley Dominates with 174

2015 Golden Slipper Nominations – Darley Dominates with 174

Darley Australia will have a stranglehold on next year’s Golden Slipper 2015 numbers-wise after nominating an incredible 174 juveniles for the autumn classic.

John O'Shea will be in charge of Darley's huge 174 Golden Slipper 2015 nominations this season. Photo: Daniel Costello.

On Tuesday the Australian Turf Club (ATC) closed first nominations for the 59th edition of the world’s ...

2014 Magic Millions Guineas Results – Sweet Idea Wins

2014 Magic Millions Guineas Results – Sweet Idea Wins

Sweet Idea showed her impressive sustained speed to record a strong victory in the Magic Millions Guineas and give trainer Gai Waterhouse her third straight victory at the Gold Coast this afternoon.

Sweet Idea continued the stellar day for Gai Waterhouse with a tough victory in the Magic Millions Guineas at the Gold Coast. Photo by: Daniel Costello

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Gai Echoes Stablemate with 2014 Magic Millions Gal

Gai Echoes Stablemate with 2014 Magic Millions Gal

In 2011 Gai Waterhouse celebrated a Magic Millions 2YO Classic win on the Gold Coast, albeit on protest, with Driefontein and this summer is out to emulate their prep with another promising filly Echo Gal.

2012 Magic Millions Classic winner Driefontein (pictured) won the BJ McLachlan Stakes in the lead-up. Photo: Steve Hart.

Driefontein was one of the ...

Driefontein On Song for Wyong Magic Millions Stakes 2012

Driefontein On Song for Wyong Magic Millions Stakes 2012

After a lengthy spell and having been absent from the spring carnival, Gai Waterhouse’s $1.45 million earner Driefontein is spot on for her return to racing this Thursday in the 2012 Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Stakes.

Driefontein is the odds-on favourite for the 2012 Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Stakes

The Star Thoroughbreds-owned Fastnet Rock filly kicked off ...

Waterhouse Presents Certitude in 2012 Wyong Magic Millions Classic

Waterhouse Presents Certitude in 2012 Wyong Magic Millions Classic

Sydney’s Lady of Racing Gai Waterhouse is brimming with confidence heading into Thursday’s Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic where she will saddle-up her talented young filly Certitude.

Gai Waterhouse will saddle up Certitude in Thursday's Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic

The daughter of Not A Single Doubt, purchased for $80,000 from the 2011 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale, hasn’t ...

Driefontein Romps Trial Rivals Ahead of Magic Millions 2013 Return

Driefontein Romps Trial Rivals Ahead of Magic Millions 2013 Return

2013 Magic Millions-bound filly Driefontein showed she was right on track for a summer return blowing her rivals away with a smart three length trial win at Royal Randwick on Monday moving one step closer to proving she was not just a gun juvenile.

Driefontein will return seeking successive Magic Millions Gold Coast Race Day victories next January

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Cross Ready to Char Festival Stakes 2012 Rivals

Cross Ready to Char Festival Stakes 2012 Rivals

They may be seven months without a win but on Saturday the Gai Waterhouse-trained Charing Cross will look to break the drought with an upset win in Sydney’s 2012 Festival Stakes.

Horse Racing Tip The Festival Stakes 2012 is the biggest race in Sydney this weekend so make sure you enjoy a bet on the classic to heat...

2012 Villiers Stakes Mission for Kinnersley

2012 Villiers Stakes Mission for Kinnersley

Gai Waterhouse’s last start Goulburn Cup winner Kinnersley is set for their next mission in the Villiers Stakes 2012 in Sydney before a trip to Brisbane is on the cards this summer.

Goulburn Cup winner Kinnersley will race next up in the Villiers Stakes 2012

The Star Thoroughbreds-owned Al Maher six-year-old scored their sixth career success on November ...

Big Summer Carnival for Goulburn Cup Winner 2012 Kinnersley

Big Summer Carnival for Goulburn Cup Winner 2012 Kinnersley

Top Sydney Gai Waterhouse is eyeing off the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival riches for her smart six-year-old Kinnersley after their much improved effort to win the 2012 Goulburn Cup over the weekend.

Goulburn Cup winner Kinnersley will likely target the Sydney Summer Carnival features over the coming weeks

The Al Maher gelding, runner-up in the Ipswich Cup during the winter, ...