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Jameka Plans Still To Be Determined

A decision is pending whether star mare Jameka will make a return to racing in the P B Lawrence Stakes. Jameka has not raced since winning the Group One BMW (2400m) in Sydney in March last year, after which she suffered life threatening travel sickness, but the six-year-old has been nominated for Saturday’s Group Two[...]
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Annunciate To Keep Run Going At Sandown

Co-trainer Chris Hyland hopes to make use of a fitness edge with Annunciate as some higher profile horses kick off their campaigns in a restricted race at Sandown. Annunciate runs in Wednesday’s Ladbrokes Back Yourself Handicap (1800m) and since winning a trial at Cranbourne in March has had 10 runs, finishing unplaced only once. “Last[...]
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Blake Shinn Fractures Vertebrae In Fall

High profile jockey Blake Shinn has suffered fractures to his C1 and C3 vertebrae in a fall at the Randwick barrier trials. Shinn was taken to hospital after the fall on Monday complaining of a sore neck and with suspected concussion. After he was assessed at the Prince Of Wales hospital, Racing NSW doctor David[...]
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Prince In The Big League In Winx Stakes

Trainer Matthew Smith expects the closest Invictus Prince will get to Winx in the race named after her will be in the Randwick mounting yard but he needs to start his spring campaign somewhere. The 1400m Group One race at Randwick on Saturday is a starting point for the import who he hopes can contest[...]
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Williams Lands Plum Caulfield Cup Mount

Dual Caulfield Cup-winning jockey Craig Williams has secured the ride on Kings Will Dream, the early favourite for this year’s $5 million handicap. But Williams won’t ride the stayer in his first few lead-up races. The lightly raced Darren Weir-trained import is unbeaten in Australia from five starts. He has strolled through the grades this[...]
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Alizee Out For The Spring After Bleeding

Dual Group One winner Alizee will miss the spring after bleeding from both nostrils, incurring a mandatory three-month ban. Godolphin trainer James Cummings said they had noticed blood in the mare’s nostrils after she galloped at Osborne Park on Tuesday morning and he had reported it to Racing NSW stewards. “It’s a great shame, she’s[...]
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Savanna Amour To Chase Perth Group One

Multiple stakes winning mare Savanna Amour is back in work with a trip to Western Australia chasing Group One glory on the cards. Savanna Amour is among the favourites for Queensland Horse of the Year following a big 2017/18 when she won the Group Three Cockram Stakes, Group Three How Now Stakes, and Listed Hinkler[...]
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Walker Looking To Be The Boss In Lawrence

Injury-free Michael Walker is looking forward to the spring which commences aboard Mighty Boss in the Group Two PB Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield. Walker and Mighty Boss are old mates, teaming last spring to win the Caulfield Guineas, the first time Walker can remember being injury free. “I think I’ve shown everybody that I’m back[...]
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Caulfield Returns Planned For Stanley Duo

Brent Stanley is excited about his stable’s spring prospects as he prepares a couple of his main carnival hopefuls for their scheduled returns in stakes races at Caulfield. Stanley has unbeaten colt The August resuming in Saturday’s Group Three Vain Stakes (1100m) while Casadiva is scheduled to return in the Group Three Quezette Stakes (1100m)[...]
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James Mcdonald To Ride Outback Barbie

Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan has been quick to book James McDonald to replace the injured Blake Shinn on Outback Barbie in the Silver Shadow Stakes at Randwick. Outback Barbie was a stakes winner in the Brisbane summer and finished third in both the Magic Millions 2YO Classic at the Gold Coast in January and Percy[...]
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Thrillster To Make Quezette Stakes Return

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has Thousand Guineas hopes for the promising Thrillster but expects to get a much better guide on those ambitions when the filly faces an early season test in the Quezette Stakes. Saturday’s Group Three Quezette (1100m) for three-year-old fillies has 25 nominations headlined by Magic Millions winner and Golden Slipper placegetter Sunlight.[...]
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Race Options In Two States For Inn Keeper

Trainer Symon Wilde will weigh up options before deciding whether Inn Keeper runs in the Regal Roller Stakes at Caulfield or the Spring Stakes at Morphettville. Inn Keeper is one of 22 nominations for Saturday’s Listed Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) while he is among 11 initial entries for the Group Three Spring Stakes (1200m) in[...]
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Thirteen Entries For The Winx Stakes

Winx has had a solid work-out at Rosehill ahead of her much anticipated return to the track in the race named in her honour. Race jockey Hugh Bowman accompanied the mare in her final piece of fast work on Monday morning ahead of Saturday’s Group One Winx Stakes (1400m) at Randwick. Previously known as the[...]
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Widgee Turf On Track For Wfa Test

The biggest test of Widgee Turf’s career looms in the weight-for-age Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield against a star-studded line-up. Trainer Patrick Payne has had Saturday’s Lawrence Stakes (1400m) in mind for Widgee Turf for a couple of months and is hoping the bargain buy can strike rain-affected ground. Widgee Turf, who[...]
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Fourth G1 Win For Alpha Centauri

Alpha Centauri has won a fourth consecutive Group One race, claiming an impressive victory in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville. The Jessica Harrington-trained filly has arguably been the star of the season so far, following her Irish 1000 Guineas triumph with scintillating displays in the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Falmouth[...]
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