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Wyong First Step for 2011 Melbourne Cup Horses

Wyong First Step for 2011 Melbourne Cup Horses

Today, Friday September 2, a field of quality stayers will face off in the $120,000 Listed Wyong Gold Cup (2100m), a number of which feature in the 2011 Melbourne Cup nominations that were released yesterday.

The 2011 Wyong Gold Cup, set to run as Wyong Race 7 at 4:05pm, originally attracted a final field of 16.

There are 14 ...

Crafty Bid to Earn Metropolitan Handicap 2011 Win

Crafty Bid to Earn Metropolitan Handicap 2011 Win

Promising mare Crafty Irna will resume racing at Royal Randwick this Saturday as her locally-based trainer Ron Quinton embarks on a campaign aimed at the 2011 The Metropolitan Handicap.

Four-year-old Crafty Irna is a dual winner from her 10 career starts to date, the daughter of Starcraft having broken her maiden status last March at Hawkesbury before becoming a ...

Viking’s Legendary Winter Stakes Venture

Viking’s Legendary Winter Stakes Venture

He may not have been in the winner’s circle since September 2009, but Viking Legend is back at Rosehill this Saturday attempting to break the drought in the $100,000 Listed Winter Stakes (1500m).

Now prepared by Ross Simpson and Tracey Barnes at Warwick Farm, Elvstroem four-year-old Viking Legend was originally trained by Gai Waterhouse before a tendon injury at the ...

Viking Raids Glasshouse Handicap

Viking Raids Glasshouse Handicap

Sydney raider Viking Legend is ready to take on a quality field of gallopers in this weekend’s Glasshouse Handicap at Caloundra, former Kiwi jockey Chris O’Brien engaged for the ride aboard the Ross Simpson and Tracey Barnes co-trained four-year-old.

Elvstroem gelding Viking Legend is one of 18 final acceptors for the $175,000 Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) on Caloundra Cup Day...

Saturday’s Randwick Guineas Won by Shoot Out

Saturday’s Randwick Guineas Won by Shoot Out

Brilliant three-year-old Shoot Out scored a magnificent and hard earned win at Randwick on Saturday when he overcame all odds and a quality field of rivals to score in the $350, 000 Group 1 Randwick Guineas.

Shoot Out went into the race as the $3 top elect but had favourite backers holding their breaths throughout the 1600m gallop after ...

Saturday’s 2010 Hobartville Stakes Final Field & Preview

Saturday’s 2010 Hobartville Stakes Final Field & Preview

Sydney’s Rosehill Racecourse is gearing up to host their next illustrious autumn carnival raceday this Saturday. The cracker meeting features three Group status events headlined by the $200, 000 Group 2 Schweppes Hobartville Stakes (1400m).

The 2010 Hobartville Stakes has drawn a top-class field of 13 three-year-olds with the Gai Waterhouse-trained Manhattan Rain installed as the warm favourite at ...

Shoot Out Wins Royal Sovereign Stakes

Shoot Out Wins Royal Sovereign Stakes

On Saturday Randwick hosted an elite day of racing with the John Wallace-trained Shoot Out claiming an upset win in the feature race of the day, the Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes (1200m).

Shoot Out ($8.50) beat home the David Payne-trained More Than Great ($5) with roughie Viking Legend ($21) in third after a dramatically close finish that originally saw ...

2010 Royal Sovereign Stakes Preview

2010 Royal Sovereign Stakes Preview

This Saturday February 13 the esteemed Randwick Racecourse in Sydney is the place to be for racing fans and punters as they host the Royal Sovereign Stakes Day.

The headline event of the anticipated meeting is the $150 000 Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes (1200m), which is accompanied by seven other terrific races including another three group status events.

Nine ...

2009 AAMI Victoria Derby Results – Monaco Consul Wins

2009 AAMI Victoria Derby Results – Monaco Consul Wins

Monaco Consul won today’s Flemington feature, the Group 1 $1.5million Victoria Derby, in just his sixth start.

The beautifully trained Kiwi colt had a lovely run on the inside, defeating runner-up Extra Zero ($8.50) by a length with the Gai Waterhouse-trained Viking Legend ($9) in third.

Monaco Consul took control of the field in the home straight after sitting ...