News About Turfane

Turfane Hoping to Win Maiden in 2015 Abell Stakes

Turfane Hoping to Win Maiden in 2015 Abell Stakes

After eight career starts, Turfane is still searching for his maiden win. Trainer Saab Hasan is hoping the three-year-old colt can finally nab his first victory in the Listed Abell Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Turfane is one of eight sprinters set to tackle the Moonee Valley circuit and while there were…

2015 Abell Stakes – It Is Written in Barrier 1

2015 Abell Stakes – It Is Written in Barrier 1

It Is Written has boosted his chances of winning back-to-back Listed Abell Stakes (1200m) after drawing the sought after inside jump from barrier one. The 2015 Abell Stakes, which was run on March 14 last year, has attracted a small field of eight sprinters on the eve of the autumn carnival. The race will run…

Fast ‘N’ Rocking to Resume in 2015 Abell Stakes

Fast ‘N’ Rocking to Resume in 2015 Abell Stakes

A small yet classy field of eight sprinters has been nominated for the Listed Abell Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Friday. Fast ‘N’ Rocking and It Is Written lead the nominations with one resuming after a two and a half month spell and the other nearing the end of his summer campaign. The…

Payne Draws Bold Circle Around Golden Rose 2014

Payne Draws Bold Circle Around Golden Rose 2014

Sydney horseman David Payne has begun mapping the spring campaigns of his gallopers in earnest naming the 2014 Golden Rose Stakes in September for his promising colt Bold Circle. Having welcomed back into work a month ago his Cox Plate-bound ATC Derby winner Criterion, Payne is also looking forward to the new season return of…

Turfane Races for Group 1 Spring Mission

Turfane Races for Group 1 Spring Mission

Owner Josh Bloom is looking for a maiden win from his promising colt Turfane at Flemington this Saturday to set him a Group 1 spring mission this coming carnival either in the Golden Rose Stakes or Caulfield Guineas 2014. The Saab Hasan-trained Turffontein two-year-old was the last horse Bloom’s father Maurice bred before he passed…