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Viridine Wins WFA Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes

A rails-hugging ride from champion jockey Damien Oliver has helped favourite Viridine to a determined victory in Melbourne’s final stakes race of the 2019-20 season at Caulfield. The James Cummings-trained Viridine was the $2.70 favourite in Saturday’s weight-for-age Group Three Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) and Oliver was able to position the sprinter midfield early before improving[...]
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Stokes To Test Sansom In WFA Bletchingly

Trainer Phillip Stokes believes the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes presents a late-season opportunity to test Sansom with a view the future in the gelding’s final week as a three-year-old. Sansom is set to race on a seven-day back-up in Saturday’s 1200m weight-for-age race at Caulfield, the feature event at Melbourne’s final metropolitan meeting of the[...]
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Jungle Edge Lands Sir John Monash Stakes

Trainer Mick Bell says he is in awe of stable star Jungle Edge after the sprinter revelled in the heavy conditions to win the Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield. In holding off the Godolphin-owned Viridine, Jungle Edge landed a sizeable betting move to run the $2.60 favourite in registering a three-quarter length victory. Saturday’s[...]
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Mystic Journey Readies For Spring Return

Travel restrictions could force trainer Adam Trinder to watch on from Tasmania when his Group One winner Mystic Journey next campaigns on the mainland. Mystic Journey is scheduled to commence her spring campaign in the Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield late next month. Under orders from owner Wayne Roser, Mystic Journey’s autumn campaign was aborted after[...]
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Winx’s Half-Sister Unplaced On Debut

Winx’s younger sibling Covent Garden has been upstaged on debut at Canterbury, finishing unplaced in heavy conditions in a race won stylishly by another well-bred two-year-old. Covent Garden, a half-sister to now-retired champion Winx, stepped out for her first start in Wednesday’s Harry Angel @ Darley Handicap (1100m). With Winx’s jockey Hugh Bowman aboard, the[...]
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Scales Of Justice Dominant In Bletchingly

Trainer Lindsey Smith admits he got a bit emotional watching his stable star Scales Of Justice return to racing in emphatic fashion in the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield. Having his first start since November, the 2016 Group One Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice strode clear over the final 200m in Saturday’s weight-for-age[...]
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Bletchingly Stakes Return For Cliff’s Edge

Trainer Ciaron Maher admits there are a number of potential spring paths for Cliff’s Edge depending on how well the multiple Group winner returns to racing. Cliff’s Edge, formerly trained by the now-disqualified Darren Weir, resumes for his first start since last spring, and first for his new stable, in Saturday’s Group Three Bletchingly Stakes[...]
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Sesar Favourite To Win Group 3 Bletchingly

With star filly Mystic Journey bypassing the Bletchingly Stakes because of the weather, dual Group-winning colt Sesar has assumed short-priced favouritism for the weight-for-age sprint at Caulfield. And while Sesar’s co-trainer Wayne Hawkes says the race will still not be a pushover for the three-year-old against older horses, he admits the race does look an[...]
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Mystic Journey To Miss Bletchingly

Cox Plate favourite Mystic Journey’s comeback to racing has been put on hold because of the weather. The filly had been entered for Saturday’s Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield but with rain in Melbourne and more forecast, trainer Adam Trinder says she will not run. Mystic Journey will instead have a barrier trial at home in[...]
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