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Moroney To Welcome Back Spring Hopefuls

With clarity over the spring carnival programs, trainer Mike Moroney is getting his stable’s leading prospects back to work including Cups contender Aktau and Everest hopeful Tofane. The Melbourne spring carnival program was locked in last Friday, with Racing Victoria deciding to keep the traditional dates and not adopt a Melbourne Racing Club proposal to[...]
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Buffalo River Too Strong Again At Sandown

Imported galloper Buffalo River has graduated to open company with a strong on-pace victory at Sandown. The Mike Moroney-trained four-year-old has now won five of his six starts in Australia following his win in the Ladbrokes Money Back Odds Handicap (1400m) on Saturday. Sent off the $1.90 favourite under Damien Oliver, Buffalo River did not[...]
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Buffalo River Set For Next Test At Sandown

Mike Moroney hopes Buffalo River can be a contender in Group One spring handicaps but first the promising import will be out to add to the trainer’s tally of city winners this season. Four-year-old Buffalo River is one of the shortest-priced favourites on Saturday’s nine-race program at Sandown and Moroney has four other acceptors for[...]
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Golden Eagle Plans For Buffalo River

Promising import Buffalo River is having a short break before attention turns to a light spring campaign focusing on the inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle. Buffalo River is a northern hemisphere-bred three-year-old who is around six months younger than his southern hemisphere rivals in the same age group heading towards the Golden Eagle (1500m) for[...]
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Buffalo River Stays Unbeaten In Australia

The inaugural $7.5 million Golden Eagle in Sydney is on trainer Mike Moroney’s radar with promising import Buffalo River, who remains unbeaten from three Australian starts. After convincing wins at Ballarat and Sandown in his first two Australian starts since joining Moroney’s stable, Buffalo River was sent out odds-on favourite ($1.55) in Saturday’s Silver Bowl[...]
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Moroney Imports Impress In Sandown Wins

Trainer Mike Moroney admits Mr Marathon Man and Buffalo River are still works in progress but he has loftier ambitions for the pair after they raced to strong wins at Sandown. Five-year-old Mr Marathon Man, a Listed winner in France, notched his first Australian victory at his third local appearance in Saturday’s Ladbrokes Back Yourself[...]
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Sydney Cup Runner-Up To Miss The Spring

Sydney Cup runner-up Vengeur Masque will be missing from the spring carnival after suffering an injury in a paddock accident. The Mike Moroney-trained imported stayer won the Geelong Cup and Queen Elizabeth Stakes during the 2017 Victorian spring carnival while his spring preparation last year included unplaced runs in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups before[...]
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