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Derby Aim For Valley Winner Power Scheme

Stakes winner Power Scheme has kicked off his Victoria Derby campaign on a winning note at The Valley in his first start since being gelded. Beginning his spring campaign over 1500m in Saturday’s Ladbrokes Odds Boost Exotics Handicap, last season’s Listed Fernhill Handicap winner settled midfield under jockey Mark Zahra before edging past stablemate Conqueror[...]
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Black Heart Bart Wins Cranbourne Trial

Black Heart Bart is a step closer to making a racetrack return after winning a Cranbourne barrier trial. The former Darren Weir-trained gelding, who won five Group One races during 2016/17, was officially retired after finishing unplaced in the Toorak Handicap in October. Lindsay Smith has been tasked with resurrecting his career but first the[...]
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Lindsay Park Pair Set For Regal Roller Bid

Fundamentalist launches a spring campaign at Caulfield that the Lindsay Park operation hopes can lead to an elusive Group One victory. A two-time winner from 18 starts with seven minor placings, Fundamentalist returns in Saturday’s Listed Regal Roller Stakes with Mark Zahra riding for the first time. Among Fundamentalist’s seven placings are five at Group[...]
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Well-Bred Tides Dominant In Sandown Win

The addition of blinkers and a step up in distance has aided Tides at Sandown, with the sister to multiple Group One winner Shoals racing to a convincing frontrunning victory in heavy ground. The Anthony Freedman-trained three-year-old was having her fifth start in Wednesday’s Clanbrooke Racing Handicap and stepped up to 1600m for the first[...]
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Williams Focused On Another Premiership

Leading jockey Craig Williams will continue pushing to the end of the season chasing an eighth Melbourne jockeys’ premiership. A treble at Mornington on Monday has Williams on 70 winners for the season, a healthy 15-win advantage over 10-time champion Damien Oliver. Mark Zahra is third on 41 just ahead of Dwayne Dunn. Oliver and[...]
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Zahra Back In Business After Suspension

Jockey Mark Zahra says he will benefit from his race riding return at Sandown following a long suspension. Zahra was suspended for 25 meetings on a careless riding charge during The Championships at Randwick. Riding for the first time since April 22, Zahra guided Cedar Grande to victory in Wednesday’s Ladbrokes Back Yourself Handicap, the[...]
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