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Lion ready to Roar at Randwick

Local trainer John O’Shea is looking forward to last season’s Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) winner Lion’s Roar resuming at Randwick on Saturday. The son of Contributer is set to tackle the Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) after pleasing in a couple of lead-in trials. “He looks to have made good improvement,” O’Shea told SENTrack.[...]
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Contributer headlines Mapperley Stud roster

Group One-producing stallion Contributer will headline Mapperley Stud’s stallion roster for the upcoming breeding season where he will stand at their Matamata property for a fee of $22,000 +GST. His first crop of three-year-olds have experienced a strong season on the track, headlined by the John O’Shea trained Lion’s Roar who was victorious in the[...]
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Lion continues to roar at Randwick

Group One winner Lion’s Roar will continue his autumn preparation at Randwick on Saturday. The son of Contributer has continued to please trainer John O’Shea after his third placing in the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at the Sydney track earlier this month, and he has elected to press on to the Group 3 Frank[...]
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Change of autumn plans for Peltzer

Trainers Gerald Ryan and Sterling Alexiou will turn their attention to races at the back-end of the autumn carnival for Peltzer after he disappointed in the Randwick Guineas. The three-year-old had been undefeated in five prior starts at the track but after drawing wide and sitting on the speed, he wilted to finish ninth to[...]
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Nothing “Soft” about Aegon

Australian punters pouring over the New Zealand form of Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) favourite Aegon could easily be led down the garden path believing the talented three-year-old is a rain-affected galloper as he prepares to face a Good 4 Randwick surface. While, for all intents and purposes, the two neighbouring countries share similar rules[...]
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Aegon thriving ahead of Guineas

Cambridge trainer Andrew Forsman will have a rare afternoon off on Saturday, but his eyes will be firmly fixed on high-class three-year-old Aegon, who will start a warm favourite in the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) in Sydney. Forsman, who trains in partnership with Murray Baker, part-owns the undefeated son of Sacred Falls and, courtesy[...]
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O’Shea not scared of unbeaten Kiwi raider

New Zealand raider Aegon dominated at his Australian debut but rival trainer John O’Shea believes the locals won’t be such easy pickings in the first leg of Sydney’s three-year-old triple crown. Prepared by master horseman Murray Baker and training partner Andrew Forsman, Aegon showed sparkling acceleration to stretch his unbeaten record to five when he[...]
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Guineas tilt for Mo’unga

Warwick Farm trainer Annabel Neesham is looking forward to lining up New Zealand-bred colt Mo’unga in the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) on Saturday. The Savabeel three-year-old has just had the one start for Neesham, running third behind Tagaloa and Aysar in the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington last month. Mo’unga was[...]
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Aegon to cope with rainy Rosehill

Undefeated Kiwi three-year-old Aegon will make his Australian debut on Saturday when he contests the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained son of Sacred Falls has impressed in his four career victories which include the Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) and Karaka Million 3YO Classic (1600m).[...]
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Shadow Hero On Target For Another Guineas

Trainer Mark Newnham is planning to run dual Group One-winning three-year-old Shadow Hero in the Rosehill Guineas despite also nominating him for the weight-for-age Ranvet Stakes. Shadow Hero has already taken out the first leg of the Sydney autumn triple crown for three-year-olds, the Group One Randwick Guineas (1600m). Shadow Hero was the $3.50 favourite[...]
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