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Prince Has His First Look Around Caulfield

Matt Laurie has taken the opportunity to give the promising Prince Of Sussex a familiarisation gallop at Caulfield ahead of the two-year-old’s bid to win the inaugural The Showdown. And the Mornington trainer is glad he did. While thrilled with the condition of the gelding and confident in the two-year-old’s ability after a stunning last-start[...]
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Agassi To Miss Hawkesbury Guineas

In the cold light of day, trainer Anthony Cummings has decided not to run Agassi in the Hawkesbury Guineas with stablemate Glamour Cat his likely representative. Agassi won at Randwick on Monday and Cummings’ immediate reaction was to consider the six-day back-up into Saturday’s Group Three race over 1400 metres. Although Agassi won by a[...]
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The Autumn Sun To Stand For $77,000

Recently retired colt The Autumn Sun will stand his first season at Arrowfield Stud for $77,000. Arrowfield announced its 2019 fees on Tuesday with Dundeel more than doubling his price on the back of his son Castelvecchio’s Group One win in the Champagne Stakes on Saturday. The stud’s champion sire Snitzel remains at $220,000 while[...]
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Santa Ana Lane Arrives In Hong Kong

Star Australian sprinter Santa Ana Lane has travelled well to Hong Kong in preparation for his first international start in the Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin. The Anthony Freedman-trained five-time Group One winner flew out of Melbourne on Monday and the stable said on Twitter the gelding had handled the trip well ahead of[...]
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First Irish Grand National For Mullins

Champion trainer Willie Mullins has broken his Irish Grand National Steeplechase hoodoo as Burrows Saint led home a one-two-three for the stable at Fairyhouse. The well-backed 6-1 favourite was given a confident ride by Ruby Walsh to lift the first prize from Isleofhopendreams and Acapella Bourgeois. Mullins, who also landed his first Cheltenham Gold Cup[...]
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Ben Currie-Trained Horse Disqualified

Problems continue to dog trainer Ben Currie after stewards disqualified the last winner at Toowoomba, Pieridae, when his jockey weighed in light. The Currie trained Pieridae led all the way to win Monday’s Class Three Handicap (1210m) which was also the last leg of the quadrella and treble. However, jockey Beau Appo was 0.8 kg[...]
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Strong Entries For Hawesbury Meeting

Group One winner Aloisia is among the 15 high quality entries for the Hawkesbury Gold Cup, one of four black-type races on the program at the picturesque track on Sydney’s north-western outskirts. Saturday’s annual stand-alone meeting at the track features the Group Three Cup (1600m), Group Three Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m), Group Three Killahy Equine Crown[...]
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Stradbroke Handicap Hopefuls Set To Clash

The Eagle Farm meeting features three stakes races but a restricted class event will command attention from a winter carnival perspective. Promising sprinters Chapter And Verse and Cadogan are set to resume from spells in Saturday’s Class Six Plate (1200m). They are being tipped as possible lightweight Stradbroke Handicap chances if they can progress through[...]
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Key Doomben Barrier Trials Abandoned

The Brisbane Racing Club hopes to hold jump-outs later in the week to help trainers after key barrier trials at Doomben were abandoned. Tuesday’s trials were to feature several top-line horses heading to the Brisbane winter carnival including the Stradbroke Handicap second favourite Zoustyle. The unbeaten Zoustyle is set to run in the Group Three[...]
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