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Cumani Eyes Early Spring With Creedence

Trainer Matt Cumani hopes to turn Creedence into a spring performer after the stable newcomer showed his credentials with a strong winter campaign. Creedence had three starts for Cumani after joining the Ballarat stable in early June, winning twice at Flemington, and now the trainer is hoping the gelding can be competitive against tougher spring[...]
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Jolly Sailor Impresses With Flemington Win

Lightly raced Jolly Sailor has continued his rise through the ranks with an impressive all-the-way victory at Flemington. The Henry Dwyer-trained three-year-old notched his third win from four career starts with his victory in the Bagot’s Cowshed Handicap on Saturday. Having earlier scored aboard Creedence for Matt Cumani, apprentice Michael Poy guided Jolly Sailor, the[...]
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Leading Tassie Rider Scores At Flemington

Trainer Matt Cumani’s hopes of an early Flemington double have been thwarted by jockey Craig Newitt and an impressive on-pace victory from Immortal Love. Sasko provided Cumani a long-shot victory and punters pinned their hopes in stablemate Khoekhoe, sending the two-year-old out the $2.50 favourite in the Tom Melbourne Trophy. After settling in the box-seat,[...]
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Sasko Spoils Betting Move On Moody Stayer

An expectation that Peter Moody would have his first metropolitan winner since a return to training has ended in disappointment. Moody sent out Shepard as a heavily supported favourite but the northern hemisphere-bred stayer couldn’t deliver on a rain-affected track at Flemington. Shepard carried $3.90 to $3.20 backing in the Rogan Josh Stayers Trophy (2500m)[...]
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Brisbane Plans Up In The Air For Khoekhoe

In a normal year, Matt Cumani would not hesitate to take two-year-old Khoekhoe to Brisbane for the winter carnival. But with COVID-19 making the movement of racing personnel between states impossible unless they undergo a two-week quarantine period, 2020 is anything but normal. That scenario has all but ruled out Khoekhoe heading to Brisbane for[...]
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Debut victory for Trench Warfare

Ballarat trainer Matt Cumani is looking forward to the future with promising three-year-old Trench Warfare after his debut win over 1312m at Geelong on Sunday. “It was fantastic to get the win,” Cumani said. “It has been a long time coming, but we have always liked him and we had been looking forward to his[...]
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Khoekhoe Lands Rich Prize In The Showdown

Matt Cumani made a conscious decision in establishing his stable after arriving from the United Kingdom that he wanted to show he could prepare two-year-olds. The Ballarat-based horseman did not want to be pigeon-holed as a trainer of distance horses and realised to be successful in Australia you needed winners with two-year-olds. While he has[...]
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Cumani Declares War On Gold Heath

Trainer Matt Cumani is convinced Declares War is in the right shape ahead of a target race at Caulfield. Declares War runs in Saturday’s Gold Heath (2000m) chasing a second win for Cumani and his first as a four-year-old. After a long three-year-old season culminating in a trip north for the Queensland Derby last winter,[...]
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