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Winx Steps Up Ladbrokes Cox Plate Preparation With Smart Trial

Winx Steps Up Ladbrokes Cox Plate Preparation With Smart Trial

Champion mare Winx has stepped up her 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate preparation at Royal Randwick this morning, running a pleasing third in a 900m barrier trial. Regular rider Hugh Bowman allowed Winx to take a position towards the tail of the classy trial field as the Mark Newnham-trained Diamond Tathagata and fellow Chris Waller-trained Comin’…

2017 Memsie Stakes a Target for Le Romain

2017 Memsie Stakes a Target for Le Romain

Trainer Kris Lees has underlined the 2017 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield in September as the first major Group 1 target for stable star Le Romain during the forthcoming Spring Racing Carnival. A three-time Group 1 winner, Le Romain returned to racing in typically excellent form through the recent Autumn Carnival; winning the Group 3…

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is thrilled with the condition of champion sprinter Chautauqua ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign that is likely to kick-off in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on September 16th. A rising seven-year-old, Chautauqua appeared to have lost his trademark turn of foot when he worked to the line…

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based horseman David Vandyke is looking at the Memsie Stakes 2017 as a spring opener for his multiple Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who trialled in Brisbane on Tuesday morning. A rising four-year-old, the daughter of All American stepped out in the public eye at Doomben Racecourse for the first time since her…

2017 Caulfield Cup Over Winx Clash for Hartnell

2017 Caulfield Cup Over Winx Clash for Hartnell

Team Godolphin are considering a Caulfield Cup 2017 bid with their $4 million earner Hartnell over any more defeats at the hand of Hall of Famer Winx this coming spring. Now prepared by the stable’s new head trainer James Cummings, European import Hartnell has had seven runs against Chris Waller’s record breaking mare Winx for…

Bowman Calculates Future Cox Plate Contender

Bowman Calculates Future Cox Plate Contender

The world’s highest-ranked hoop Hugh Bowman gave Chris Waller’s Canterbury maiden winner on Wednesday a big wrap suggesting Calculated could be bound for future Cox Plate glory. Bowman has won the past two editions of Australasia’s weight-for-age championship aboard champion mare Winx. This season he’ll be back on the Hall of Famer as Winx looks…

Global Glamour Makes 2017 The Everest Appeal

Global Glamour Makes 2017 The Everest Appeal

As just one of four horses to take out more than one Group 1 title at a mile or less last season, connections of ace filly Global Glamour are making an early appeal to get her into The Everest 2017 field this spring. Only Chris Waller’s champion mare Winx, the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart,…

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 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose may have missed the autumn – winter racing carnivals due to injury issues but the dual Group 1 winning filly is back in work with connections keeping a run in the Cox Plate 2017 against Winx on the cards. Prepared by the now Sunshine Coast-based David Vandkye, the All American filly is majority…

Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Kiwi trainer Andrew Forsman has indicated the stable’s Group 1 autumn winning three-year-olds Bonneval and Jon Snow were both Caulfield Cup 2017 candidates this coming spring. Forsman trains out of Cambridge in partnership with Murray Baker who enjoyed a win in $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) two years ago with Mongolian Khan (2015)…