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Xtravagant Out to Atone in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2016

Xtravagant Out to Atone in Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2016

New Zealand-based co-trainer Stephen Autridge is hoping the stable’s multiple Group 1 winner Xtravagant can atone for his first-up last at Flemington with a better run in Caulfield’s 2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes this weekend.

Dual Group 1 winning Kiwi galloper Xtravagant won’t parade pre-race ahead of the 2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate ...

Straight Track Query for Xtravagant in Bobbie Lewis Quality

Straight Track Query for Xtravagant in Bobbie Lewis Quality

Co-trainer Stephen Autridge is unsure how the stable’s visiting Cox Plate-bound Kiwi Xtravagant will handle the famous Flemington straight for his first-up run of the spring in Melbourne’s Bobbie Lewis Quality on Saturday.

Dual Group 1 winning Kiwi Xtravagant runs first-up in Melbourne’s 2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality this weekend at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality First-Up for Xtravagant

2016 Bobbie Lewis Quality First-Up for Xtravagant

Despite holding a nomination for the Chandler Macleod Stakes at Moonee Valley this weekend the Jamie Richards & Stephen Autridge-trained Cox Plate hope Xtravagant won’t kick off his spring bid until the Bobbie Lewis Quality 2016.

2016 Cox Plate hope Xtravagant will kick off his spring in Flemington’s Bobbie Lewis Quality on September 10. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos....

Xtravagant Thriving Ahead of 2016 Cox Plate Campaign

Xtravagant Thriving Ahead of 2016 Cox Plate Campaign

Xtravagant is reportedly in excellent condition ahead of his flight to Australia next week for a Spring Carnival campaign, to be geared towards the 2016 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley in late October.

Xtravagant will target the 2016 Cox Plate upon returning to Australia in spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Xtravagant has been a strong and consistent performer for ...

2016 Myer Classic Bid for Shillelagh

2016 Myer Classic Bid for Shillelagh

The Myer Classic 2016 is shaping up as a nice target for Kiwi mare Shillelagh who is set to join stablemate Xtravagant down under for a spring bid in Melbourne this season.

Shillelagh is a stablemate of Xtravagant (pictured) who is Melbourne-bound this spring from New Zealand. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Jamie Richards & Stephen Autridge-trained Xtravagant is ...

2016 Stradbroke Handicap Aim for Kiwi Xtravagant

2016 Stradbroke Handicap Aim for Kiwi Xtravagant

A nice piece of work at home in New Zealand for Kiwi youngster Xtravagant has connections looking forward to a trip to Brisbane for a shot at Queensland’s richest race, the Stradbroke Handicap 2016, this winter.

Early 2016 Stradbroke Handicap odds are led by Malaguerra (pictured). Photo: Steve Hart.

Prepared by Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards, Pentire colt ...

2016 Australian Guineas Field & Odds: Xtravagant Draws 3

2016 Australian Guineas Field & Odds: Xtravagant Draws 3

Kiwi raider Xtravagant has drawn ideally in barrier three in the capacity Australian Guineas 2016 field and will start favourite in the Flemington feature on Saturday.

Tivaci (outside) and Palentino (inside) will face off again in the 2016 Australian Guineas field on Saturday after running the CS Hayes Stakes quinella last time out. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Xtravagant Brings His Game for Australian Guineas 2016 Bid

Xtravagant Brings His Game for Australian Guineas 2016 Bid

Co-trainer Stephen Autridge is confident the 2016 Australian Guineas favourite Xtravagant is “right on his game” ahead of the Kiwi galloper’s trip down under for the Flemington Group 1 this Saturday.

Palentino (pictured) is second favourite in 2016 Australian Guineas betting to beat the in-form New Zealand visitor Xtravagant on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Pentire colt travels across ...

Xtravagant Favourite in Pre-Field 2016 Australian Guineas Betting

Xtravagant Favourite in Pre-Field 2016 Australian Guineas Betting

New Zealand visitor Xtravagant leads the pre-field Australian Guineas 2016 betting markets ahead of the colt’s debut down under at Flemington Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne.

Mahuta scratched out of a Blue Diamond Stakes Day run last weekend in favour of a start in the 2016 Australian Guineas at Flemington on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $750,000 Group 1 ...

Xtravagant Leads 2016 Australian Guineas First Acceptances

Xtravagant Leads 2016 Australian Guineas First Acceptances

Boom New Zealand colt Xtravagant is the headline first acceptor taken for Saturday week’s Australian Guineas 2016 after first declarations for the Flemington feature closed on Tuesday.

Press Statement is one of the surprise 2016 Australian Guineas first acceptances after earlier plans to target the Randwick Guineas on the same day. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running on March 5, this year’s ...