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2017 Epsom Handicap Aim for Foxplay

2017 Epsom Handicap Aim for Foxplay

Chris Waller’s Queen Of The Turf Stakes winning filly Foxplay is back in work and tracking well towards a spring return where the Epsom Handicap 2017 will see her back in Group 1 company. A winner of five of her 13 career starts to date, the rising four-year-old daughter of Foxwedge lived up to her…

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. Previously held in early April at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, the $3.5 million Group 1 Tooheys New Golden…

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. On Tuesday the Australian Turf Club (ATC) closed first nominations for the 59th edition of the world’s richest handicap, the $3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) running at Rosehill Gardens…

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 drifted in 2014 Magic Millions Guineas betting markets after drawing barrier fifteen at the barrier draw for the $1 million event on…

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. Driefontein was one of the best of her age getting around in the summer of 2011 winning her opening four…

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. The Star Thoroughbreds-owned Fastnet Rock filly kicked off her career in sensational style winning her opening four career starts…

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. The daughter of Not A Single Doubt, purchased for $80,000 from the 2011 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale, hasn’t put a foot wrong so far. She trialled for…

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. The Gai Waterhouse-trained daughter of Fastnet Rock was easily the most…

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. The Fastnet Rock five-year-old’s most recent win was a three length romp over 1800m at Randwick back in May. Following two runs at Rosehill…

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. The Star Thoroughbreds-owned Al Maher six-year-old scored their sixth career success on November 25 when they carried a hefty 59kg to a second-up…