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Daytona Grey Ready for Bletchingly Stakes

Daytona Grey Ready for Bletchingly Stakes

Trainer Leon Macdonald is confident that talented sprinter Daytona Grey will again perform out of his skin in Saturday’s featured Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse. Daytona Grey has only made two appearances at the races in 2017 so far, but has performed to a typically high standard; running fifth in the Holdfast…

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

Kiwi stayer Fanatic has reportedly taken well to her time in Australia so far and is nearing her first trial for the Lindsay Park operation, ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign which will be geared towards Group 1 targets. Fanatic has been an outstanding performer through the early stages of her racing career and has…

Black Caviar Progeny Ready to Step Up Spring Preparation

Black Caviar Progeny Ready to Step Up Spring Preparation

The first foal of equine superstar Black Caviar, Oscietra is ready to complete an unofficial jump out at Geelong ahead of her 2017 Spring Carnival campaign. Plenty of hype has understandably surrounded the racing career of Oscietra so far, but the rising three-year-old has only made one competitive appearance at the races so far; a…

Keen Array to Take Benefit from Bletchingly Stakes

Keen Array to Take Benefit from Bletchingly Stakes

Trainer David Hayes is pleased with the condition of Keen Array ahead of his return in Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m), but believes that the horse will take plenty of benefit from whatever he manages in the feature race. Keen Array has been a strong and largely consistent performer for Lindsay Park throughout his…

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Trainer John Sargent is confident that he has unearthed a potential VRC Oaks winner in Luvaluva, who stormed home to post a dominant win on debut at Goulburn on Monday. Jumping from the gates well in the Wedding Event Specialist Maiden (1300m), jockey Jeff Penza allowed Luvaluva to stride forward and take a position on…

Lord Of The Sky Fitter for Bletchingly Stakes

Lord Of The Sky Fitter for Bletchingly Stakes

Trainer Robbie Laing is confident that Lord Of The Sky will be far better for his first-up run when he takes his position in Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield; a race he convincingly won in 2016. Lord Of The Sky jumped well in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) a…

Golden Pendant an Option for Omei Sword

Golden Pendant an Option for Omei Sword

Chris Waller has underlined the Group 2 Golden Pendant (1400m) as a target for Omei Sword, but concedes that he is unsure how the rising four-year-old will perform during the forthcoming Spring Carnival. Omei Sword has shown outstanding ability through her short racing career so far, but has also been plagued by injury; experiencing respiratory…

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Egg Tart

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Egg Tart

Trainer Chris Waller has underlined the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) as the likely major target for Egg Tart, who has returned to the Rosehill horseman’s stables following a short break. Egg Tart has been a standout for Waller in 2017 and will is amidst an impressive winning streak which now spans six; highlighted by…

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’…

Bletchingly Stakes First-Up for Savanna Amour

Bletchingly Stakes First-Up for Savanna Amour

Queensland-based trainer John Meagher has revealed that stable star Savanna Amour will begin her Melbourne spring campaign in Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse. A multiple black type winner already, Savanna Amour produced several outstanding performances and result for Meagher through the recent Autumn Carnival; running third in the Group 3 Kevin…