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2013 Newmarket Handicap First-Up for Luckygray

2013 Newmarket Handicap First-Up for Luckygray

Ascot trainer Gino Poletti has confirmed his stable star Luckygray will be thrown in the deep end early on this campaign when the dual Group 1 winner resumes racing in the Newmarket Handicap 2013 during Melbourne’s Autumn Racing Carnival.

The striking grey Bradbury’s Luck gelding has been the picture of consistency over their 18 start career so far which ...

Shinn Not Looking Back on 2013 Magic Millions Guineas Mount

Shinn Not Looking Back on 2013 Magic Millions Guineas Mount

Blake Shinn is gearing up for a big Magic Millions Race Day on the Gold Coast this Saturday where the comeback hoop’s book of six rides is headed by No Looking Back in the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2013.

No Looking Back (outside) will be ridden by Blake Shinn for the first time in Saturday's 2013 Magic Millions Guineas...

Queensland Fillies Primed to Take On Southerners in 2013 Magic Millions Classic

Queensland Fillies Primed to Take On Southerners in 2013 Magic Millions Classic

The hype may be all about Sydney filly Assail and Melbourne gelding Clevadude in the lead-up to the 2013 Magic Millions Classic but there are two Queensland fillies who will be out to knock off the favourites.

Missy Longstocking is one of the main Magic Millions threats to favourites Assail and Clevadude

Apart from the fact that Missy Longstocking ($8) ...

Melbourne Cup Winner Americain to Stand at Swettenham Stud

Melbourne Cup Winner Americain to Stand at Swettenham Stud

Prestigious Victorian stud Swettenham Stud has been named as the new home for 2010 Melbourne Cup hero Americain as the $5.9 million earner begins their new breeding career as a stallion.

2010 Melbourne Cup winner Americain will stand at stud in Victoria this breeding season

A winner of 11 of their 34 starts as a racehorse the American-bred, Australian-owned and ...

Magic Millions Consolation Prize for Dream Forward in Sydney?

Magic Millions Consolation Prize for Dream Forward in Sydney?

Broadmeadow trainer Darren Smith is hoping his smart young filly Dream Forward can earn her connections a minor consolation prize when she runs at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday after failing to gain a start in the weekend’s major juvenile race – the 2013 Magic Millions 2YO Classic on the Gold Coast.

Having had just one run to date when a ...

Architect Gets 2013 Magic Millions Classic Opportunity

Architect Gets 2013 Magic Millions Classic Opportunity

Queensland gelding Architect has shown in recent performances that he has the ability to compete in the 2013 Magic Millions Classic (1200m), the only problem was gaining a start.

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But that opportunity came yesterday morning when ...

Fieldmaster Ready for Devonport Cup 2013 Raid

Fieldmaster Ready for Devonport Cup 2013 Raid

Patrick Payne’s Victorian visitor Fieldmaster is gearing up for a big run in today’s 2013 Devonport Cup, one of the first major lead-up races of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, the six-year-old resuming off a lengthy seven month spell.

Black Minnaloushe gelding Fieldmaster is one of 14 stayers making up the field for this year’s $100,000 Simons ...

Inside Not Ideal for Assail in 2013 Magic Millions Classic

Inside Not Ideal for Assail in 2013 Magic Millions Classic

She may have shortened in the 2013 Magic Millions Classic market following yesterday’s inside barrier draw but Assail trainer Clarry Conners thinks the position stands as one of the main obstacles to her achieving success in the $2 million feature.

Assail could be hampered by her inside barrier draw in the Magic Millions

“I’m scared of the barrier, that’s the ...

Is Magic Millions Classic 2013 A Race in Two?

Is Magic Millions Classic 2013 A Race in Two?

The market suggests that Saturday’s $2 million 2013 Magic Millions Classic (1200m) is a race in two and so does the jockey of one of the leading chances.

if everything goes right for the Victorian gelding”]Craig Newitt, who will ride second favourite Clevadude ($4.20), thinks only favourite Assail ($2.80) can beat his mount if he runs up to ...

Caliente 2013 Magic Millions Guineas Hope from Gate Eight – Hammersley

Caliente 2013 Magic Millions Guineas Hope from Gate Eight – Hammersley

Gold Coast hoop Paul Hammersley is confident his mount in Saturday’s Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2013 Caliente can be more competitive than her double figure odds suggest especially after the local drew off the rails in gate eight.

The Sequalo three-year-old, prepared by Hammersley’s father-in-law Bruce Hill, took her race record to two wins first-up at Eagle Farm on ...