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Jameka Competes In Caulfield Jump-Out

Caulfield Cup winner Jameka has taken the next step in her preparation by competing in a jump-out but a decision on whether the star mare will return to racing is yet to be made. Jameka had a solo gallop between races at Sandown last Wednesday and stepped out in an 800m jump-out at Caulfield on[...]
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Apprentices Title Comes Down To Wire

Jean Van Overmeire will head to Canterbury with five possible chances to close the gap on Rachel King in the Sydney apprentices’ premiership. King has three scheduled rides on Wednesday to hold her rival at bay as she tries to maintain a narrow lead. King, who has 38 metropolitan winners this season, has ridden for[...]
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Weight-For-Age Sprint Options For Sunlight

Trainer Tony McEvoy is seriously considering targeting Magic Millions winner Sunlight at feature sprints against older horses in the early spring. Sunlight is on track to kick off her campaign in Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) for two and three-year-olds at Morphettville where she is likely to clash with Nature Strip. “She’s just got to[...]
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Victor Espinoza Injured In Del Mar Fall

Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza has suffered a fractured vertebra in a fall during trackwork at Del Mar. Racetrack officials say Bobby Abu Dhabi suffered an apparent fatal heart attack during a work-out. Espinoza was thrown off the horse and lay motionless for several minutes before being fitted with a neck brace and taken[...]
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Buick To Ride Crystal Ocean In George

William Buick will ride the favourite Crystal Ocean in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. The four-year-old has been partnered by Ryan Moore in each of his three victories this campaign, including the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot at his most recent start. Moore is set to ride for trainer Aidan[...]
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Vega To Show Everest Magic In Bletchingly

Vega Magic will put his credentials on the line for a start in The Everest when he makes his return at Caulfield. The gelding is one of 13 entries in Saturday’s Group Three Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) with nominations extended until Tuesday. Of the 13, Darren Weir has five nominations including last year’s winner Ability. Senior[...]
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Trainer Tony Gollan To Chase Holy Grail

Premier trainer Tony Gollan believes he can reach the Holy Grail of Queensland racing and train 100 metropolitan winners next season. Gollan goes into the final week of 2017/18 season with 88 metropolitan winners and his fifth straight premiership trophy on the shelf. It has been a good season all round for Gollan who has[...]
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Bowman Set To Ride Hiflyer At Rosehill

New Zealand trainer Peter Lock is hoping to have some luck fall his way when Hiflyer runs in the Winter Challenge at Rosehill. The rising six-year-old is one of three horses to make the trip across the Tasman for a winter campaign. Hiflyer ran fourth in the Winter Stakes at Rosehill on July 14 while[...]
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Chautauqua Stays In Barriers At Rosehill

Senior part-owner Rupert Legh has not given up hope Chautauqua can run in the world’s richest turf race, The Everest. But Chautauqua has a few obstacles to clear after he again failed to jump in a Rosehill barrier trial under Tommy Berry on Monday. Racing NSW chief steward Mark Van Gestel has ruled Chautauqua needs[...]
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Orman To Ride More For Edmonds

Jockey James Orman has ensured he will get more rides for the powerful Toby Edmonds stable even if stable jockey Jeff Lloyd rides on until late this year. Orman continued his good run for Edmonds when he won on Winter Bride at Doomben on Saturday. Premier jockey Lloyd has been the No.1 rider for Edmonds[...]
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Melbourne Cup Likely Next Run For Withhold

Roger Charlton does not believe Withhold needs to run again before the Melbourne Cup in November. The lightly raced five-year-old has already won two major staying handicaps in the Cesarewitch and the Northumberland Plate. Now he is chasing the arguably biggest of them all, but it is unlikely he will run again before his bid[...]
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Winx Ready For Barrier Trial At Rosehill

Chris Waller admits he is like a proud father when it comes to Winx who he says is primed for another big campaign. The mare will make her first public appearance since her Queen Elizabeth Stakes triumph in April when she runs in a barrier trial at Rosehill on Monday. The Queen Elizabeth was Winx’s[...]
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Weir To Have Strong Hand In Bletchingly

Premier trainer Darren Weir is expected to have at least four runners in Melbourne’s final stakes race of the season, the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes, while connections of Nature Strip have options in two states. Nature Strip could head to Adelaide for Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) but Weir said a final decision had not[...]
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Familiar Path To The Everest For Redzel

A fresh and well Redzel is only a couple of weeks away from a barrier trial as trainers Peter and Paul Snowden plan a familiar path to The Everest with the star sprinter. Redzel won the inaugural Everest at Randwick last October and again has this year’s $13 million sprint as his main spring target[...]
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Matt Dunn Looks To Bright Future

Trainer Matt Dunn has trained his 100th winner for the season and is looking forward to an even brighter new racing season. Dunn reached the milestone for the second time when The Ridge won at Ipswich on Friday. He has trained 52-1/2 winners in Queensland and 48 in NSW. “We had 104-1/2 winners a couple[...]
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Four Winners For Damian Lane At Flemington

Jockey Damian Lane has kept alive faint hopes of claiming a first Melbourne jockeys’ premiership riding four winners at Flemington. Lane trails Craig Williams, chasing a seventh title, by six winners with the Sandown meeting on Wednesday and Caulfield next Saturday the two remaining meetings. He started Saturday’s meeting guiding Naantali to victory in the[...]
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Brave Song Scores First-Up At Flemington

Brave Song has made a winning return at Flemington but trainer Peter Snowden is adamant the gelding is even better than he has shown in the late-season race for three-year-olds. The stakes-placed Brave Song was resuming from a spell and having his first start in Melbourne in Saturday’s TAB/ATA Trainers’ Trust Handicap (1100m). To Snowden’s[...]
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