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Exemplar Earns Melbourne Cup Shot With Win

For the second successive time at Flemington, emerging stayer Exemplar has left his more highly-fancied stablemate South Pacific in his wake, leading throughout to win the TAB Handicap. The 2530m victory has prompted co-trainer David Eustace to aim the seven-year-old son of Galileo at the feature spring staying races. Eustace said now Exemplar had won[...]
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Derby Prospect Alcyone Wins Byerley Handicap

Well-bred colt Alcyone has broken his maiden and secured a ballot exemption into this year’s Victoria Derby with victory in the Byerley Handicap at Flemington. By stallion Teofilo out of 2009 Queensland Oaks winner Purple, Alcyone was sent out the $1.95 favourite in Saturday’s 1800m race which provided a staying test for late-season two-year-olds. Alycone[...]
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Mirimar Lands Double For Moroney Stable

Mirimar has responded in the best possible way to a course of dressage and an intelligent ride to give trainer Mike Moroney a winning double at Caulfield. Mirimar took out Saturday’s Neds Money Back Handicap under apprentice Lewis German after the victory of stablemate She’s A Thief. While the Moroney stable was celebrating their success,[...]
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Harbour Views Set For First Stakes Test

The Group Three RA Lee Stakes in Adelaide shapes as an important race for import Harbour Views who will be striving to enhance his spring credentials with a first stakes victory. Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams has sent Harbour Views to Adelaide for Saturday’s 1600m race at Morphettville which will be the second start of his[...]
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Russian Camelot Beats Dalasan In SA Derby

The youngest horse in the field has shown stamina and staying prowess beyond his years with Russian Camelot claiming the South Australian Derby. Bred to northern hemisphere time, Russian Camelot was giving away six months to most of his rivals in Saturday’s 2500m-Classic at Morphettville. Ridden by John Allen, the Danny O’Brien-trained Russian Camelot assumed[...]
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Russian Camelot On Target For Derby Tilt

Trainer Danny O’Brien says exciting colt Russian Camelot could not be better going into the Group One South Australian Derby and is adamant missing a planned lead-up race will be no excuse. The 2500m-Classic for three-year-olds will be Russian Camelot’s biggest test but it has been a long-range target for the colt who is northern[...]
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Hareeba Stakes To Suit In-Form Runson

Having fought off a serious lung infection and possible retirement, Runson will attempt a second successive stakes race win when he runs at Mornington. Runson returned to form winning the Listed Matrice Stakes at Morphettville on March 9 and backs up on Saturday in the Listed Hareeba Stakes (1200m). Once Runson strikes form he invariably[...]
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