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Behemoth Out To Go One Better In Goodwood

David Jolly is convinced last year’s runner-up Behemoth has had a better lead-up into his second attempt to win The Goodwood in Adelaide. But the trainer also believes the four-year-old gelding will be facing a stronger field than he did a year ago in South Australia’s premier sprint race at Morphettville on Saturday. Behemoth was[...]
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Richards Has Two Hopes In Hometown Sprint

Trainer Gordon Richard’s initial thought after the barrier draw for favourite Gytrash in The Goodwood at Morphettville was that it was not an ideal starting position. But on reflection gate 12 is not disastrous and will not deny Gytrash his chance of winning Adelaide’s time honoured Group One sprint on Saturday. Gytrash holds top position[...]
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All Aged Stakes to suit Super Seth

Quality three-year-old colt Super Seth will get an opportunity to add another elite-level victory to his resume when he contests Saturday’s Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick. The Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) winning son of Dundeel has been secured for stud duties by Waikato Stud, with a number of leading New Zealand[...]
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Star Studded Entries For All Aged

Santa Ana Lane and Pierata head a stellar list of nominations for the All Aged Stakes on the final Group One day of the Sydney autumn carnival. They are among eight Group One winners in the 22 entries for Saturday’s 1400m-feature at Randwick which has a field limit of 14. The Anthony Freedman-trained Santa Ana[...]
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Nature Strip Trounces TJ Smith Rivals

James McDonald admits his feelings about Nature Strip can oscillate between extremes but jubilation reigned after the sprinter’s TJ Smith Stakes demolition. Against a top-class field boasting nine individual Group One winners, $4.20 favourite Nature Strip did what he does best: rolling along in front and breaking the hearts of his rivals. He coasted to[...]
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Fast Facts About The TJ Smith Stakes

TJ SMITH STAKES 1200m, $1.25 million Group One weight-for-age at Randwick Prize money halved for this year because of coronavirus pandemic and reduced wagering income HISTORY Named in honour of Randwick’s most famous trainer whose daughter Gai Waterhouse has won the race with Phoenix Park in 2002, Shamekha in 2005 and Bentley Biscuit in 2007[...]
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