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Standout Kiwi a Chance for 2015 Australian Derby

Standout Kiwi a Chance for 2015 Australian Derby

A standout performer over major New Zealand three-year-old events this time in, trainer Murray Baker has revealed he is eyeing a trip to Australia and berth in the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) with Mongolian Khan in April.

Trainer Murray Baker has revealed Mongolian Khan will be included in 2015 Australian Derby nominations. Photo: Steve Hart

Securing four impressive wins ...

Kiwi Star Sangster 2013 Melbourne Cup Bound

Kiwi Star Sangster 2013 Melbourne Cup Bound

Cambridge-based horseman Trent Busuttin has confirmed his former Victoria Derby winner Sangster will kick off their new season campaign at home in New Zealand before travelling across the Tasman once again this time for a shot at the Melbourne Cup 2013.

2011 Victoria Derby winner Sangster will target the Caulfield Cup - Melbourne Cup double this spring. Photo: Taron ...

Kiwi Cauthen In Caulfield Guineas 2013 Spotlight

Kiwi Cauthen In Caulfield Guineas 2013 Spotlight

Connections of young New Zealand galloper Cauthen are talking about a trip to Victoria for the 2013 Caulfield Guineas this spring after the juvenile’s blistering debut at Te Rapa on Wednesday.

Prepared by Andrew Campbell in Opaki, exciting Darci Brahma colt Cauthen annihilated their rivals in a 1200m two-year-olds’ sprint at the midweek meet winning by an impressive eight and ...

Shez Sinsational heads Hollindale Stakes Nominations for Saturday, May 5

Shez Sinsational heads Hollindale Stakes Nominations for Saturday, May 5

Auckland Cup winner Shez Sinsational heads the nominations for the Group 2 $300,000 Gold Coast Turf Club A D Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday, May 5.

The Hollindale Stakes has attracted twenty-one entries which include Brambles and the 2011 Schweppes Oaks winner Lights Of Heaven from the powerful Peter Moody stable and Foreteller for Sydney trainer ...

Melbourne Cup 2012 Aim for Sangster

Melbourne Cup 2012 Aim for Sangster

Boom Kiwi galloper Sangster is being prepared for a return trip down under, trainer Trent Busuttin hoping the son of Savabeel can reproduce their Victoria Derby winning form and take out the Australian Guineas 2012 at Flemington during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival before being bought back for the ambitious aim of the 2012 Melbourne Cup.

Victoria Derby winner ...