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Magic Consol Chasing First Flemington Win

Having put a space on his rivals at his most recent start, Magic Consol will now try to break his Flemington duck in the Listed Winter Championship Final. The eight-year-old gelding turned in a career-best win in the Travis Harrison Cup (1600m) at Moonee Valley on June 16, scoring by seven lengths. Craig Williams retains[...]
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Plymouth Road To Return To Randwick

Trainer Matthew Smith has no regrets about missing a stakes opportunity with Plymouth Road believing the gelding has plenty of time to get to that level. After his dominant win over 2400 metres at Randwick on June 23, connections were tempted to back up in Saturday’s Listed Winter Cup at Rosehill. Smith believed Plymouth Road[...]
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Nature Strip Headlines Flemington Entries

All eyes will be on exciting sprinter Nature Strip when he heads to Flemington for the Listed A R Creswick Series Final. Nature Strip toyed with his rivals in a handicap for three-year-olds over 1100m at Flemington last Saturday week, in near course record time, at his first start since being transferred to Darren Weir’s[...]
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Big Bonus Scheme For The Mission

The Aquis organisation has announced a $1 million bonus scheme aimed at boosting the stud’s first season sire The Mission and the Queensland breeding industry. It is the first time an individual sire in Queensland will carry a bonus scheme and the first $1 million bonus scheme for a stud in the state. The bonus[...]
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Ace High Continues Cups Path

David Payne will set emerging stayer Toulouse on a path to emulate his elder stablemate Ace High, winner of the Spring Champion Stakes and Victoria Derby. Toulouse claimed his second win of the winter at Rosehill on Saturday when he dead-heated with Dio D’Oro in the two-year-old handicap. He will now have a short break[...]
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Dan Mccarthy Keen To Test Ashlor At 1400m

Trainer Dan McCarthy is keen to stretch Ashlor out to 1400 metres with a view to giving the talented sprinter a crack at Melbourne’s first Group One race of the upcoming season. Ashlor lumped 63kg to a convincing win in a 1200m benchmark-84 race at Caulfield on Saturday to register his eighth career win from[...]
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Brown In Contention For Melbourne Title

Less than three years after coming to Victoria from Alice Springs, teenage apprentice Ethan Brown finds himself challenging for the Melbourne jockeys’ premiership. Brown, 19, landed his 45th metropolitan winner for the season at Caulfield on Saturday to keep in touch with the leader Craig Williams. A six-time premier rider in Melbourne, Williams notched his[...]
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Toby Edmonds And Justin Stanley Reach 100

Trainer Toby Edmonds and jockey Justin Stanley have extra reason to celebrate their seasons with both joining the 100 winners club. Stanley rode a double at Mackay on Saturday to become the 18th jockey in Australia to ride 100 winners in 2017/18. He is third among Queensland riders behind Jeff Lloyd (136) and Jim Byrne[...]
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Irish Derby For O’Brien And Williams

The Melbourne Cup-winning combination of trainer Joseph O’Brian and Australian owners Lloyd and Nick Williams has celebrated another major success with Latrobe in the Irish Derby. The winner was ridden by the trainer’s brother Donnacha and fought hard to beat Rostropovich and Saxon Warrior, both prepared by their father Aidan O’Brien. Latrobe is a son[...]
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Alannah Fancourt Now A Senior Rider

Popular jockey Alannah Fancourt has finished her apprenticeship in style with a winner. Fancourt rode as an apprentice for the last time at the Gold Coast on Saturday and won on Academy Hill for trainer Stephen Lee. On Friday she rode a winner for her boss Tony Gollan when The Tinman scored at Ipswich. It[...]
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The Bostonian Wins Sunshine Coast Guineas

Promising New Zealand three-year-old The Bostonian showed the decision to stay in Queensland after some early setbacks was the right one when he won his second stakes race for the winter at the Sunshine Coast. Given the run of the race by jockey Michael Cahill, The Bostonian, the $2.60 favourite, scored by three-quarters of a[...]
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Weir Breaks Victorian Metro Winners Record

Darren Weir has broken his own training record for Victorian metropolitan winners in a season with a month to spare. Victory to imported stayer Pacodali in Saturday’s Keno Bonus Handicap (1800m) at Caulfield brought up the milestone for Weir – the trainer’s 138th metropolitan winner in Victoria for 2017-18 to eclipse the record he set[...]
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The Fire Trap Wins Bruce Mclachlan Classic

Two-year-old The Fire Trap confirmed his rating as a future top-line galloper at Caloundra but his biggest fan wasn’t there to see it. Driven forward from a wide barrier The Fire Trap ($6) shared the lead into the straight but came away for a strong win in the Bruce McLachlan Classic (1200m). Trainer Matt Dunn[...]
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Firsts For Trainer And Jockey At Rosehill

Gala Moshea has created everlasting memories for trainer Brett Conlon and apprentice Quayde Krogh with her win at Rosehill. The mare put an end to what has been a lean season for Cranbourne trainer Conlon who brought her to Sydney on a whim while Krogh celebrated his first metropolitan win since joining the Gai Waterhouse-Adrian[...]
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Plymouth Road Unlikely For Rosehill

Trainer Matt Smith will wait until the last moment to decide if Plymouth Road steps up to stakes company in the Winter Cup at Rosehill, concerned the promising stayer is badly weighted in the Listed race. While Smith believes Plymouth Road can eventually rise to Listed level, the last-start Randwick winner is getting just half[...]
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Eurell To Test 2yo Eugene’S Forest In Town

Encouraged after an eye-catching performance from Eugene’s Forest on debut, trainer Greg Eurell is looking forward to testing the two-year-old in town for the first time at Caulfield. Eugene’s Forest closed strongly for third in a 1000m-handicap for two-year-olds at Bendigo on a heavy track last Sunday week in his first race start. “He mucked[...]
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Matt Dunn Wants More Jim Byrne Magic

Trainer Matt Dunn is hoping jockey Jim Byrne can produce some magic for the second week in a row to give him another Queensland winter carnival Cup. Byrne produced a superb ride on Divine Unicorn for Dunn to win the Group Three Tattersall’s Cup last Saturday. A week later he rides the Dunn-trained Miss Dubois[...]
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