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Cascadian primed for Flemington Group 1 tilt

In preparation for his bid to secure consecutive triumphs in the prestigious 2000m Group 1 Australian Cup at Flemington this Saturday, Cascadian, who clinched victory in last year's edition after a swift turnaround from the All-Star Mile, enjoys an extended interval between the two marquee events, a strategy endorsed by his handler, James Cummings. Reflecting[...]
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Pride Of Jenni smashes rivals in All-Star Mile

Pride Of Jenni showcased her brilliance by clinching the $3.75 million All-Star Mile (1600m) in a captivating display, setting a blistering pace from the outset and maintaining a comfortable lead down the Caulfield straight, guided flawlessly by Declan Bates. Executing her trademark front-running style, the two-time Group 1 winner surged ahead, leading Buffalo River into[...]
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Makram looking for All-Star Mile berth

Co-trainer Ben Hayes is optimistic about Makram's chances in the upcoming lucrative autumn races. The Irish gelding, imported to Australia, secured a surprising victory in Saturday's Listed Elms Handicap (1400m) at Flemington, triumphing over the highly favoured Jimmysstar. “He's been threatening to do it for a long time. He's been a very interesting horse to[...]
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“Gutted” Walker puts faith in Imperatriz

Mark Walker's disappointment at Group One performer Campionessa missing a start in Saturday's Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington was palpable on Wednesday. The Matamata trainer admitted he was struggling to process news that Campionessa was left stranded as the second ballot for the weight-for-age feature, having spoken to Racing Victoria officials earlier in[...]
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