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Benedetta to chase Group 1 triumph

Benedetta, the talented four-year-old mare trained by Jason Warren, is poised to make her mark in the upcoming Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 24, with her sights potentially set on the prestigious Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 9. Warren, speaking with about Benedetta's prospects, revealed, “I[...]
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Magic Time closing in on autumn return

Magic Time, the talented four-year-old trained by Grahame Begg, showcased her form in her first public outing since her impressive victory in November's Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) during a trial at Cranbourne on Monday morning. Despite finishing fifth over 800 metres, 2.75 lengths behind the winner Grand Impact, rider Michael Dee expressed[...]
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Sghirripa a class above in Standish Handicap

In the aftermath of Sghirripa's impressive victory in the Standish Handicap (1200m) at Flemington, jockey Craig Newitt presented a straightforward solution for the connections of the South Australian sprinter. The horse, under Newitt's guidance, delivered a dominating performance, prompting discussions about potential targets like the Oakleigh Plate or Newmarket Handicap. Newitt, however, suggested a simple[...]
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Long-time friends still celebrating

An enduring association is riding the crest of a wave with a four-year-old who continues to exceed all expectations. Waikato Stud principal Mark Chittick and multiple Group One-winning trainer Peter Moody have mixed business with pleasure for decades and their latest success story is one from left field. A Golden Eagle (1500m) winner I Wish[...]
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Newmarket tilt for Imperatriz

After a dazzling performance in winning Saturday's Group 1 BCD Group Sprint (1400m) at Te Rapa, connections of star four-year-old Imperatriz have decided to raise the bar. The Mark Walker-trained mare will now contest the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 11, aiming to emulate compatriot Roch ‘N' Horse, who won the[...]
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Moroney dreaming of Royal Ascot

New Zealand-bred sprinter Roch ‘N' Horse has made waves in Australia since transferring to trainer Michael Moroney's Flemington barn earlier this year, and he is now itching to test her talents further afield. The daughter of Per Incanto carried breeder-owner Little Avondale Stud's silks to victory in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington[...]
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