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Siege Of Quebec Targets Golden Rose 2017

Siege Of Quebec Targets Golden Rose 2017

The 2017 Golden Rose Stakes is the early Sydney Spring Racing Carnival target for the Tulloch Lodge-trained Siege Of Quebec following the youngster’s impressive Rosehill win over the weekend. Prepared by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, the Fastnet Rock colt came off a debut win at Newcastle over 1250m when stepping up in distance on…

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

Sydney’s 2017 The Everest is still a definite possibility down under this spring for the Aidan O’Brien-trained European sprinter Caravaggio despite a loss at Newmarket over the weekend. Suffering his first career defeat, the Irish-trained son of Scat Daddy jumped the punters’ pick in the Group 1 Darley July Cup Stakes (1207m), but could only…

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…

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds is confident his gun filly Houtzen won’t let him or connections down when she takes on the world’s best sprinters this spring in the 2017 The Everest race. The $10 million The Everest (1200m) is a new weight-for-age feature running on October 14 at Royal Randwick, the Restricted feature introduced…

Chocante Out to Emulate Sire in Melbourne Cup 2017

Chocante Out to Emulate Sire in Melbourne Cup 2017

Progressive Kiwi stayer Chocante is on a 2017 Melbourne Cup mission down under this spring chasing a win in the world’s most famous two-mile handicap as his sire Shocking did back in 2009. Trained across the Tasman by the Cambridge-based Stephen Marsh, the rising five-year-old is set to race exclusively in Australia this coming prep….

Shinn Booked for 2017 The Everest Ride on English

Shinn Booked for 2017 The Everest Ride on English

Five horses have so far been confirmed for The Everest 2017 field this spring and now Blake Shinn has secured the first official mount in the $10 million feature on English. The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Group 1 winning mare was the fifth horse to earn a slot in the Restricted weight-for-age sprint that…

Invincible Gem to Shine in 2017 Golden Pendant

Invincible Gem to Shine in 2017 Golden Pendant

Hard luck story out of the Randwick Guineas during the autumn, Kris Lees’ smart filly Invincible Gem is set to target the Golden Pendant 2017 this coming Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. The three-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible trialled at Wyong on Wednesday, hoop Aaron Bullock guiding the Group 3 winner to a close fourth…

English Secures The Everest 2017 Slot

English Secures The Everest 2017 Slot

Tulloch Lodge-trained mare English has secured her spot in the 2017 The Everest field at Royal Randwick this October. Prepared by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, the Group 1 winning daughter of Encosta De Lago has been selected by a slot-holder to be their representative in the $10 million The Everest (1200m) on October 14….

Global Glamour Makes 2017 The Everest Appeal

Global Glamour Makes 2017 The Everest Appeal

As just one of four horses to take out more than one Group 1 title at a mile or less last season, connections of ace filly Global Glamour are making an early appeal to get her into The Everest 2017 field this spring. Only Chris Waller’s champion mare Winx, the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart,…

Le Romain Competitive The Everest 2017 Chance

Le Romain Competitive The Everest 2017 Chance

Kris Lees’ three-time Group 1 winner Le Romain is expected to kick off his spring in next month’s Missile Stakes as he compares to bring some competition to the world’s best sprinters in the 2017 The Everest. Newcastle trainer Lees is confident his rising five-year-old is deserving of a slot in the inaugural running of…