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Dawn Wall Aimed at Toorak Handicap 2017

Dawn Wall Aimed at Toorak Handicap 2017

Star Sydney trainer Chris Waller is hoping for a positive performance at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday from Dawn Wall who he has tipped as a possible 2017 Toorak Handicap contender down south next month. Waller has two runners in the mix for the Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Shannon Stakes (1500m) on Golden Rose Stakes Day…

Smerdon Open to Toorak Handicap Target for Oak Door

Smerdon Open to Toorak Handicap Target for Oak Door

Victorian horseman Robert Smerdon is plotting a path to next month’s 2017 Toorak Handicap with his smart entire Oak Door, but that probably won’t include a Moonee Valley run this weekend.   Commands four-year-old Oak Door holds an acceptance for Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day on Saturday, but could bypass the meeting to avoid a clash with star Japanese import Brave Smash.   Now prepared by the…

2017 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes First-Up for Scales Of Justice

2017 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes First-Up for Scales Of Justice

Lindsey Smith’s Railway Stakes winning Perth galloper Scales Of Justice is in Melbourne and working well ahead of his scheduled first-up run in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2017. The five-year-old Not A Single Doubt gelding is down to kick off his Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid on October 1 at Caulfield Racecourse in the…

So Si Bon to Miss 2017 Memsie Stakes Start

So Si Bon to Miss 2017 Memsie Stakes Start

Untapped young stayer So Si Bon may be earmarked for a 2017 Caulfield Cup bid this spring but trainer Robbie Laing has been told the gun stallion won’t make the cut for the Memsie Stakes field Saturday week. Cranbourne-based Laing admitted he would have liked to line-up his son of So You Think at Caulfield…

2017 Toorak Handicap Target for Savile Row

2017 Toorak Handicap Target for Savile Row

The Toorak Handicap 2017 could be on the cards for the Michael Moroney-trained Savile Row, the Kiwi import set to join his new Victorian stable this week. Moroney is keen to welcome the rising Makfi four-year-old into his care on Wednesday, looking to kick the stallion’s campaign off in the $200,000 Group 2 Bobbie Lewis…

Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice Tipped for Toorak Handicap 2017

Scales Of Justice is more likely to target the 2017 Toorak Handicap – Emirates Stakes double in Victoria this spring on way to the Perth summer features over a clash with Winx in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Lindsey Smith’s four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt enjoyed his second win on the trot over the…

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

2017 Memsie Stakes Target for I Am A Star

Mornington trainer Shane Nichols had identified the Memsie Stakes 2017 as the likely first Group 1 target this spring for his Myer Classic winning filly I Am A Star. The rising four-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible has amassed over $1 million in prize money over her 15 start career to date that has resulted…

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Talented entire Awesome Rock will been given another look at the Moonee Valley track before taking his place in Saturday’s featured 2016 Cox Plate (2040m). Awesome Rock secured ballot-free entry into the Cox Plate 2016 with dominant performance for success in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at the Valley on September…

Seaburge to back up in 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic

Seaburge to back up in 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic

Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas runner up Seaburge is set to back up in the Group 3 $500,000 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes indicated that if Seaburge pulled up okay after being beaten a nose by Divine Prophet in the Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield …

Flying Artie on top of 2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes field

Flying Artie on top of 2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes field

Golden Slipper placegetter Flying Artie is on top of the thirteen horse field for the Group 3 $350,000 Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Wednesday. The Mick Price trained Flying Artie has drawn barrier four with Damien Oliver riding again after partnering the Artie Schiller colt into third place behind Capitalist in…