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Tamerlane firms in Civic Stakes betting

A black-type winter Wednesday at Warwick Farm is unusual for punters, but the rescheduling of the feature race from last Saturday's washed-out meeting at Randwick presents a prime opportunity for favourite backers. James Cummings is aiming to clinch the Listed Civic Stakes (1400m) with the well-backed favourite Tamerlane. Despite carrying a topweight of 59.5 kilograms,[...]
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Vilana primed for Stradbroke tilt

James Cummings is confident that Vilana's recent victory in the Group 2 Moreton Cup (1200m) sets him up perfectly for Saturday's Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm. The five-year-old drew gate 14 in the barrier draw, firming into outright favouritism at with horse racing bookmakers as of Thursday morning. This will be Vilana's[...]
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Cascadian’s racing career is over

Cascadian, who won the hearts of his handlers and racing fans alike with his versatility, bold spirit and tenacity on the racetrack has retired and will begin a new role as a flagbearer for the Godolphin Lifetime Care program. Cascadian will join other Godolphin greats Kementari, Hartnell, Osborne Bulls, Hauraki, It's Somewhat, Avilius, Best of[...]
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Zardozi looking to rewrite history in ATC Derby

In anticipation of Saturday's Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick, Zardozi's connections exhibit unwavering confidence despite the swift turnaround. The high-calibre filly, hailing from the renowned Godolphin stables, boasts a commendable track record of bouncing back swiftly. Despite a lacklustre performance over 1400 metres at Sandown, Zardozi rallied to clinch the Group 2 Edward[...]
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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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Zapateo victorious in The Galaxy

Zapateo () has launched late to secure victory in the Group 1 Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday, giving the James Cummings-trained mare her first Group 1 success. She was friendless in the market despite a solid runner-up effort in the Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) a fortnight ago and was able to continue her[...]
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Traffic Warden primed for Blue Diamond tilt

James Cummings expressed confidence in Godolphin's Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) contender, Traffic Warden, stating that the colt is set to deliver his best performance in Saturday's race at Caulfield. Cummings highlighted the strategic decision to bring Traffic Warden to Melbourne last year for a two-year-old handicap, emphasising the value of his prior Caulfield[...]
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