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Price Thrilled with Flying Artie Ahead of Lightning Stakes 2017

Price Thrilled with Flying Artie Ahead of Lightning Stakes 2017

Mick Price is thrilled with the benefit taken by star three-year-old Flying Artie during his time away from racing, as he prepares to saddle the Group 1 winner amongst open company for the first time in Saturday’s 2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington.

Flying Artie will resume in Saturday’s Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate ...

Malaguerra to Freshen Up Ahead of TJ Smith Stakes

Malaguerra to Freshen Up Ahead of TJ Smith Stakes

Trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed that star sprinter Malaguerra will be freshened-up for the 2017 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) on April 1st after finishing midfield in the Group 1 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes at Caulfield over the weekend.

Malaguerra will freshen-up ahead of the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes on Day 1 of The Championships

Malaguerra started the Ladbrokes ...

Super Cash to Contest Newmarket Handicap Fresh

Super Cash to Contest Newmarket Handicap Fresh

Trainer Andrew Noblett has confirmed that first-up winner Super Cash will contest the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) as a second point of call this season, owing to her outstanding fresh form.

Super Cash will contest the 2017 Newmarket Handicap second-up. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Super Cash was rated little chance of success in the classy Group 2 Rubiton Stakes...

Faatinah to Wear Blinkers in Lightning Stakes

Faatinah to Wear Blinkers in Lightning Stakes

Lindsay Park have confirmed that talented sprinter Faatinah will sport blinkers when he lines up in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday.

Multiple stakes winner Faatinah will wear blinkers for the first time in the Lightning Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Faatinah was a standout performer for David and Ben Hayes ...

Williams to Ride Catchy in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

Williams to Ride Catchy in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

Leading hoop Craig Williams has confirmed that he will ride exciting filly Catchy in the 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday week.

Craig Williams will ride Catchy in the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Catchy is yet to taste anything but success through an impressive three race career so far, however Williams ...

She Will Reign Ready for Silver Slipper Stakes

She Will Reign Ready for Silver Slipper Stakes

Trainer Gary Portelli is confident that She Will Reign can continue her unbeaten career when she returns to racing in Saturday’s 2017 Silver Slipper (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens.

She Will Reign will return to racing in Saturday’s Group 2 Silver Slipper. Photo: Steve Hart

She Will Reign has more than stamped herself as a filly to follow through her ...

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Darren Weir has revealed that star gelding Black Heart Bart is likely to be kept to distances of a mile or less when he returns to racing during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Black Heart Bart will return to racing in the Group 2 Australia Stakes on January 27th. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A former Perth galloper, Black Heart ...

Distance to Suit Shiraz in Carrington Stakes

Distance to Suit Shiraz in Carrington Stakes

Trainer Kim Waugh is confident that veteran gelding Shiraz will relish a step up in distance when he steps out for the Listed Carrington Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Shiraz will enjoy a step up to 1400m on Saturday’s Carrington Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

Shiraz has been a strong and largely consistent performer throughout his entire ...

Group 1 Targets for Fell Swoop During 2017 Autumn Carnival

Group 1 Targets for Fell Swoop During 2017 Autumn Carnival

Trainer Matt Dale has revealed that star sprinter Fell Swoop is likely follow the same path through the 2017 Autumn Carnival as that which delivered several outstanding results this year.

Matt Dale will set Fell Swoop for Group 1 targets during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Fell Swoop has been the stable star for the Canberra-based ...

Lord Stakes an Option for Hell Or Highwater

Lord Stakes an Option for Hell Or Highwater

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig has revealed that the Listed Lord Stakes (1700m) is likely-to-figure as the next competitive point of call for in-form mare Hell Or Highwater.

Hell Or Highwater is a likely 2016 Lord Stakes contestant. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Plenty of hype followed Hell Or Highwater through the early stages of her racing career, but the mare was ...