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Fontelina to Box the Fox in San Domenico Stakes 2011

Fontelina to Box the Fox in San Domenico Stakes 2011

John O’Shea’s resuming Fastnet Rock colt Foxwedge may be the raging favourite to take out the 2011 San Domenico Stakes on Saturday, but rival trainer Anthony Cummings is confident his contender Fontelina stands a nice chance of an upset.

Foxwedge is the short-priced favourite in 2011 San Domenico Stakes betting

Also racing first-up for the season in the $125,000 ...

NSW Horse of the Year More Joyous Eyes Myer Classic 2011

NSW Horse of the Year More Joyous Eyes Myer Classic 2011

Renowned businessman and thoroughbred owner John Singleton has indicated that his recently crowned NSW Horse of the Year More Joyous is close to resuming and will target the 2011 Myer Classic during the Melbourne Cup Carnival this spring.

More Joyous is set to target the 2011 Myer Classic on Victoria Derby Day

Sydney’s star mare, the Gai Waterhouse-trained More ...

More Joy for Waller at NSW Horse of the Year Awards 2011

More Joy for Waller at NSW Horse of the Year Awards 2011

An outstanding 2010-11 Racing Season was capped off on Thursday night at the ‘Racing’s Night of Champions’ award evening at Royal Randwick, the big winners from the season being NSW Champion Horse of the Year More Joyous and premiership winning trainer Chris Waller who was honoured with the NSW Bart Cummings Medal.

More Joyous has been awarded ...

Pinker Pinker Pondering 2011 Caulfield Cup

Pinker Pinker Pondering 2011 Caulfield Cup

Pinker Pinker will be first up in the Group 3 Cockram Stakes

There are plenty of horses putting their hands up as contenders for the 2011 Caulfield Cup and Pinker Pinker has a resume fitting to be among them.

She will run first up for the spring this Saturday in the Group 3 Cockram Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse.

Greg Eurell ...

Begg’s 2011 Cox Plate Hopes Pass 1st Trial

Begg’s 2011 Cox Plate Hopes Pass 1st Trial

Ilovethiscity successfully completing their final trial at Warwick Farm today

Grahame Begg has successfully completed his first couple of steps towards a 2011 Cox Plate title with both his main threats completing their final trials at Warwick Farm today.

Both Ilovethiscity and Secret Admirer ran in the opening two heats and their performance no doubt pleased the Begg stable.

Both ...

Mosheen To Shimmer In Quezette Stakes

Mosheen To Shimmer In Quezette Stakes

She was only one place away from causing one of the biggest upset in Australian racing history so there will be no surprises if Mosheen gets up to win the Quezette Stakes at Caulfield this Saturday.

Only Sepoy was better than her in the 2011 Golden Slipper, a big shock given her triple figure odds.

Trainer Robert Smerdon will be ...

Heathcote To Judge Availability Of Spring Spot

Heathcote To Judge Availability Of Spring Spot

Availability is racing for far more than just the prize money in this Saturday’s Programmed Maintenance Services Handicap at Eagle Farm, he’s also racing for a spot on the plane to Melbourne.

The Robert Heathcote trainer runner needs to prove himself a genuine thoroughbred if he’s to get his chance during Australia’s premiere racing carnival.

He takes on this weekend’s ...

Helmet Off in Spring Trial

Helmet Off in Spring Trial

One of last season’s boom juveniles and Darley’s stable stars, the Peter Snowden-trained Helmet will take the first step towards their Group One spring assignments with a barrier trial at Warwick Farm on Friday.

Helmet will kick-off their spring prep with a hit-out at Warwick Farm on Friday

There are 13 heats scheduled for Warwick Farm on Friday, with ...

Parables Starts Spring Story in Cockram Stakes

Parables Starts Spring Story in Cockram Stakes

Peter Snowden’s well-bred Lonhro mare Parables will shed light on her spring carnival aspirations when she resumes in the $125,000 Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Parables may target the 2011 Myer Classic on Victoria Derby Day this spring

Snowden has a number of Darley’s stable frontrunners racing first-up at the PB Lawrence Stakes Day meeting, ...

Whobegotyou and Lights Of Heaven Dominate Lawrence Field

Whobegotyou and Lights Of Heaven Dominate Lawrence Field

If betting is anything to go by Saturday’s PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield is set to be a two horse war between Mark Kavanagh’s Whobegotyou and the undefeated Peter Moody mare Lights of Heaven.

Whobegotyou is an odds on favourite for the PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield

Whobegotyou has not started since winning the Blamey Stakes at Flemington during the ...