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Brandenburg Trials In Preparation For Group 1

The first Group One race of the 2020-21 Australian racing season is the immediate target for trainer John Sargent with Brandenburg. The three-year-old colt continued preparations towards the Group One weight-for-age Winx Stakes with a barrier trial at Randwick on Tuesday. Brandenburg went around in a 1080m heat on the Polytrack, finishing fourth under jockey[...]
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Sargent Relief As Brandenburg Stays Put

Australian racing continues to stem the tide of promising horses heading offshore with the owners of Brandenburg knocking back lucrative international offers. While Randwick Guineas winner Shadow Hero has been sold to Hong Kong, the connections of Brandenburg join those of stakes winners Kinane and Front Page to turn down overseas buyers. The news Brandenburg[...]
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Big spring tipped for Brandenburg

Sydney trainer John Sargent is over the moon with the way Group 1 performer Brandenburg has returned to his Randwick barn and he is now eyeing some lofty spring targets with the son of Burgundy. Brandenburg had a quality three-year-old season, placing twice at Group level in spring before winning the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes[...]
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Elizabeel Chasing First Win At Randwick

Trainer John Sargent is convinced Elizabeel has a bright future and hopes the filly can secure a city win as a two-year-old before turning attention to her three-year-old season. Elizabeel is set for her third start in Saturday’s Central Coast Mariners 2YO Handicap (1200m) at Randwick having finished fifth on debut in a race at[...]
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John Sargent Gets Double At Wagga Wagga

Sydney trainer John Sargent has prepared the winners of the two feature races on the second day of the annual Wagga Wagga Gold Cup carnival. Sargent sent two runners to Friday’s meeting with Foxborough a dominant winner of the $72,000 MTC Guineas (1600m) for three-year-olds before House Of Cartier took out the Listed $160,000 Wagga[...]
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All Aged Stakes An Option For Brandenburg

Doncaster Mile placegetter Brandenburg could get another chance to win a Group One race this autumn with the All Aged Stakes a consideration. The John Sargent-trained three-year-old colt won the Group Two Hobartville Stakes in the first start of his current campaign before finishing third in the Group One Randwick Guineas. He stepped up to[...]
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