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Gollan Gives Sprinter Easier Assignments

The influx of southern states sprinters into Queensland will see stakes-placed gelding Hi I’m Back drop in class this campaign. Hi I’m Back was far from disgraced in stakes class last campaign, running second in the Weetwood Handicap and Ascot Handicap before finishing unplaced at his last start in the Chief De Beers Handicap on[...]
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Tavirun Follows A Well-Worn Stable Path

The training partnership of Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young are looking to follow a proven spring path with one of their latest three-year-old Classic hopefuls Tavirun. It means the last-start Moonee Valley winner will head to Sydney to run in Saturday’s Group Three Gloaming Stakes (1800m) at Rosehill. The Gloaming leads into the Group One[...]
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Brenton Avdulla Chases A Group One Return

Fresh from a breakout season, Brenton Avdulla will be out to make an immediate spring carnival impact when he rides at a Sydney Saturday meeting for the first time since July. Avdulla enjoyed a stellar 2017-18 season winning his first Golden Slipper on Estijaab and his maiden Sydney jockeys’ title before heading to Japan on[...]
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Strong Hand For Godolphin In Rupert Clarke

Godolphin’s international visitor Jungle Cat will add interest and class to the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield. But it is two of the global operation’s Australian-trained sprinters who are holding sway at the top of early betting. Jungle Cat, the Charlie Appleby-trained last-start Dubai Group One winner, is set for his first[...]
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Price Trying To Beat Ballot In Naturalism

Mick Price is expecting a rise in distance to benefit two of his Caulfield Cup hopefuls when they clash in an important lead up race at Caulfield. The Naturalism Stakes on Saturday provides the winner with a ballot exemption into next month’s Caulfield Cup, drawing together drawn a field of 16 and four emergencies for[...]
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Murphy To Ring The Bel At Sunshine Coast

Former Victorian country Cups campaigner Bel Burgess is set to continue trainer David Murphy’s resurgence at the Sunshine Coast. Bel Burgess is looking for his second win over the Sunshine Coast 1400m in the Marcoola Surf Life Savig Club Handicap on Saturday. The gelding raced mainly in Victorian provincial and country areas for Geelong trainer[...]
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Flemington Jump-Out Chance For Chautauqua

Racing Victoria stewards will give Chautauqua a 24-hour reprieve to allow the popular racehorse a chance to reignite his career. The Hawkes Racing-trained sprinter could figure in jump-out at Flemington on Friday, one of two consecutive trials he needs to pass before he is cleared for a racetrack return. A ban was placed on Chautauqua[...]
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Doyle Answers Godolphin Call For Caulfield

Godolphin will bring James Doyle to Australia for an early spring carnival cameo when the retained jockey rides at the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes meeting. One of England’s premier jockeys, Doyle will ride Godolphin northern hemisphere stars Folkswood and Jungle Cat when they step out at Caulfield on Saturday. Doyle is no stranger[...]
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Carzoff Penalised For Group 1 Metropolitan

The Chris Waller-trained Carzoff has earned a penalty for the Group One Metropolitan after winning the Newcastle Gold Cup. Carzoff will now carry 52.5kg in the principal staying race of the Sydney spring carnival for which the import is on the second line of betting in a reshaped market caused by the defection of Godolphin’s[...]
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Seabrook Spot On For Golden Rose Assault

Seabrook has been given the tick of approval by race jockey Damien Oliver ahead the Golden Rose at Rosehill. The Mick Price-trained galloper is the only filly in Saturday’s 11-horse Group One race over 1400m for three-year-olds. Seabrook is also aiming to become the first filly to win since the race was elevated to Group[...]
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Avilius To Miss Metropolitan Handicap

Progressive imported stayer Avilius will not run in the Metropolitan Handicap at Randwick with Godolphin to instead aim him at the Melbourne Cup via the Bart Cummings. Avilius, who has won all three of his Australian starts including Saturday’s Group Three Kingston Town Stakes (2000m), was the 2.80 favourite for the Metropolitan (2400m) on September[...]
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