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Ball Of Muscle Tops 2017 Takeover Target Stakes Field

Ball Of Muscle Tops 2017 Takeover Target Stakes Field

Joe Pride’s Group 2 winning sprinter Ball Of Muscle heads a smart line-up of short-distance specialists in the Takeover Target Stakes 2017 field on Friday at Gosford Racecourse. One of three black-types on the Gosford Gold Cup Day card, this year’s $125,000 Listed De Bortoli Wines Takeover Target Stakes (1200m) runs as Race 6 at…

2017 Takeover Target Stakes Nominations Feature Kuro

2017 Takeover Target Stakes Nominations Feature Kuro

Joe Pride’s highly-rated sprinter Kuro is among the top-rated entries taken for the Takeover Target Stakes 2017 this Friday at Gosford Racecourse. A key support act on the Gosford Cup Day card, this season’s $125,000 Listed Takeover Target Stakes (1200m) has attracted a bumper 20 nominations. Among the early headliners is Pride’s Denman five-year-old Kuro,…

Japonisme Tops 2016 Concorde Stakes Nominations

Japonisme Tops 2016 Concorde Stakes Nominations

Chris Waller’s Group 1 winner Japonisme is the headline nomination for his return to racing in the Concorde Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse this weekend in Sydney. Last spring the son of Choisir rounded out his campaign with a win in Flemington’s Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) and he has been first past the…

2016 Missile Stakes Field: Six Rivals for Capitalist

2016 Missile Stakes Field: Six Rivals for Capitalist

Peter & Paul Snowden’s returning Golden Slipper winner Capitalist will have just six rivals as he looks to make history as the first three-year-old Missile Stakes 2016 winner in over a decade. The $3.5 million earner has suffered just one loss in his five-start career to date and on Saturday will jump odds-on favourite to…

2016 Missile Stakes Nominations Feature Just 7 Entries

2016 Missile Stakes Nominations Feature Just 7 Entries

Sydney’s first Group race of the new season is the Missile Stakes 2016 this Saturday at Randwick Racecourse that has attracted just seven early entries. Despite being the opening feature race of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, this season’s $175,000 Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) will run well under its capacity 18-starter field with the…

Quiet Winter Stakes Ride for Wouldnt It Be Nice

Quiet Winter Stakes Ride for Wouldnt It Be Nice

Jockey Christian Reith has learnt his lesson after a last start loss aboard Wouldnt It Be Nice who he partners again for an atoning run in the 2016 Winter Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. A fortnight back at the same track Reith rode the Paul Perry-trained Choisir five-year-old Wouldnt It Be Nice in the…

Ninth Legion Leads 2016 Civic Stakes Field

Ninth Legion Leads 2016 Civic Stakes Field

Peter Robl’s last start Eye Liner Stakes winner Ninth Legion leads Sydney’s Civic Stakes 2016 field on Saturday but is a dual acceptor across two states on the weekend. A six-year-old son of Fastnet Rock, Ninth Legion is in the final fields for both the $100,000 Listed Civic Stakes (1350m) at Rosehill Gardens as well…

2015 Shannon Stakes Nominations: Messene Top Rated Entry

2015 Shannon Stakes Nominations: Messene Top Rated Entry

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Messene is the top rated of the Shannon Stakes 2015 nominations taken for the Rosehill Racecourse showdown in Sydney on Saturday. There are currently 13 nominees for the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m), entries for the Golden Pendant Day support act extended until 11am (AEST) on Tuesday. Of…

Forget Posts Upset Win in Cameron Handicap

Forget Posts Upset Win in Cameron Handicap

Kim Waugh has continued her impressive run of form through the 2015 Spring Carnival in Newcastle this afternoon; saddling stable star Forget to success in the Group 3 Cameron Handicap (1500m) with complete ease. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Kerrin McEvoy allowed Forget to stride forward and settle in prime position on the heels…

Wouldnt It Be Nice Tested in 2015 Winter Challenge

Wouldnt It Be Nice Tested in 2015 Winter Challenge

A step up in distance and weight are the two tests the Paul Perry-trained Wouldnt It Be Nice faces when looking to turn the tables on his last start conqueror in Saturday’s Winter Challenge 2015 at Rosehill Gardens. There are 10 gallopers contesting this weekend’s sole black-type, the $100,000 Listed The Paslode Winter Challenge (1500m)…