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Australian Guineas 2017 on Agenda for Manolo Blahniq

Australian Guineas 2017 on Agenda for Manolo Blahniq

Mornington trainer Tony Noonan is looking towards the 2017 Australian Guineas in March for his nicely-bred colt Manolo Blahniq who chases just his second career win at Moonee Valley on Saturday. The son of former champion New Zealander and Australian Group 1 winner Jimmy Choux lines-up for his eight start on the weekend in a…

Aussie Debut in San Domenico for Manolo Blahniq

Aussie Debut in San Domenico for Manolo Blahniq

Tony Noonan’s Kiwi expat Manolo Blahniq debuts down under in the 2016 San Domenico Stakes on Saturday in Sydney with his performance in the Group 3 to determine where to next for the son of Jimmy Choux. New Zealand-trained champion Jimmy Choux enjoyed plenty of success in Australia as a three-year-old winning the 2011 Rosehill…

Noble Protector Tops 2016 Schweppervescence Trophy Field & Odds

Noble Protector Tops 2016 Schweppervescence Trophy Field & Odds

Robert Smerdon’s Sydney-bound mare Noble Protector is the headline final acceptor and early favourite to take out the Schweppervescence Trophy 2016 at Flemington Racecourse this weekend on ‘Super Saturday’. The penultimate event on the nine-race program, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy (1600m) runs as Flemington Race 8 at 5:10pm (AEDT) and features a…

Noonan Optimistic Over Run to the 2015 Golden Rose

Noonan Optimistic Over Run to the 2015 Golden Rose

His three-year-old may be rated a $101 outsider in Golden Rose 2015 betting for next month’s Group 1, but Mornington trainer Tony Noonan is hoping Mr Optimistic can run well in the lead-up to the classic this weekend. The Domesday colt is one of seven gallopers facing off in the $175,000 Group 2 The Run…

Press Statement Tops 2015 The Run To The Rose Field

Press Statement Tops 2015 The Run To The Rose Field

One of two livewire chances for Sydney’s best Chris Waller in the feature race at Rosehill Gardens this weekend, Group 1 winner Press Statement returns to racing in The Run To The Rose 2015 field. Running as Rosehill Race 5 at 3:05pm (AEST), this year’s $175,000 Group 2 MTA NSW Run To The Rose (1200m)…

Real Good Holds to Win 2015 Bruce McLachlan Memorial Classic

Real Good Holds to Win 2015 Bruce McLachlan Memorial Classic

After looking a sure thing 50m from the line Real Good only just held on by a nose to win the Bruce McLachlan Memorial Classic 2015 at the Sunshine Coast on Caloundra Cup Day. The local Trevor Miller-trained Real Saga gelding was first-up not having raced since January and was ridden by Michael Cahill for…

Anaphora On Way to 2015 Queensland Oaks

Anaphora On Way to 2015 Queensland Oaks

Mornington trainer Tony Noonan and connections could be tempted to make a late entry into the Queensland Oaks 2015 for smart filly Anaphora after her success at Caulfield in Melbourne over the weekend. While the daughter of Dylan Thomas is not among the official 85 original nominations taken last week for the $500,000 Group 1…

2013 McKenzie Stakes Start for So You Think Relation

2013 McKenzie Stakes Start for So You Think Relation

A nicely-bred Lonhro colt that shares a bloodline with retired superstar So You Think is in line for a start in this Saturday’s McKenzie Stakes 2013 at Moonee Valley. Unraced as a juvenile the Tony Noonan-trained Ready Again could be nearing their race debut having been nominated for the $120,000 Listed Essendon Nissan McKenzie Stakes…

2013 Brisbane Cup Goal for Zevada

2013 Brisbane Cup Goal for Zevada

The Group 2 2013 Brisbane Cup (2400m) is firmly in the sights of Tony Noonan-trained gelding Zevada after he returned to the winner’s circle at Sandown on Wednesday. It was the first win since June 2010 for the seven-year-old who has overcome a troublesome three years of injuries. Since winning a Class 6 race at Eagle…

Albrecht Heads Manfred Stakes 2013 Final Field

Albrecht Heads Manfred Stakes 2013 Final Field

Peter Snowden’s exciting Australian Guineas prospect Albrecht heads a select but impressive eight-horse field of three-year-olds that have been accepted for the 2013 Manfred Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. Running as Race 3 at 2:05pm (local time), this year’s $120,000 TROA Supports National Jockeys’ Trust Manfred Stakes (1200m) is shaping up as an intriguing…