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Maurus Wins 2016 Ipswich Cup for Vandyke

Maurus Wins 2016 Ipswich Cup for Vandyke

Newly located from Sydney to Caloundra, trainer David Vandyke celebrated a winning double at Ipswich Racecourse over the weekend led by his gutsy stayer Maurus in the Ipswich Cup 2016. After winning the first on Saturday with Blackjack Bella taking out the Ipswich Mile, the best was yet to come for Vandyke whose Medicean five-year-old…

Maurus Heads Browne’s Ipswich Cup Day Charge

Maurus Heads Browne’s Ipswich Cup Day Charge

After a successful treble last Ipswich Cup Day, Sunshine Coast-based hoop Damian Browne returns to the same meeting this weekend with Maurus heading his shot at more Black-Type glory at the track. Browne has a 30% winning strike rate across all tracks in the last 12 months, but rides at Ipswich Racecourse this Saturday for…

Sir John Hawkwood To Make Australian Debut At Caulfield

Sir John Hawkwood To Make Australian Debut At Caulfield

Imported stayer Sir John Hawkwood will make his Australian racing debut in the Programmed Property Services Handicap (2000m) at Caulfield on Sunday. Sir John Hawkwood was purchased by the Waratah Thoroughbreds operation, owned by prominent New South Wales businessmen John Fudge, and joined the stable of Craig Ritchie after he competed during the 2013 Royal Ascot…