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Cup dream stays alive

The Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream is still alive for Group 1-winning stayer Glory Days and her connections. The pride of Waverley will be at odds greater than the Taranaki township’s favourite son, 1983 Melbourne Cup winner Kiwi, of making the race, but trainer Bill Thurlow has taken the ‘you have got to be[...]
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Roger back on the job

Tauranga horseman Antony Fuller has Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) winner Roger That back ticking over but he isn’t getting ahead of himself as he looks to place his stable star this spring. The farmer turned horse trainer prepares the rising eight-year-old from his Bay Of Plenty property. “We’re just working him quietly and not[...]
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Hot streak continues for Raise The Flag

The progeny of regally-bred stallion Raise The Flag continue to make an impact on staying and jumping features in Australia. The White Robe Lodge stallion is the sire of Tuesday’s dominant Warrnambool Grand Annual Steeplechase (5500m) winner Ablaze. The win comes less than a month after Raise The Flag’s daughter Etah James took out the[...]
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Sydney Cup Runneth Over For Syndicators

Australian Bloodstock’s Jamie Lovett has serious doubts over the international participation in this year’s Melbourne Cup and says the clock is ticking for Europe’s stayers. Overseas horses have increasingly made up a large part of the Cup field and invariably make their presence felt. But with the coronavirus shutting down racing in Europe, Lovett has[...]
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Sydney Cup Facts And Figures

SYDNEY CUP 3200m, $2 million, handicap at Randwick HISTORY Sydney’s premier staying event first run in 1866 when won by Yattendon Honour roll includes: The Barb (1868-69), Carbine (1889-90), Wakeful (1902), Eurythmic (1921), Rogilla (1933), Sailor’s Guide (1956), Sharply (1961), Galilee (1967), Reckless (1977), Double Century (1979), Kingston Town (1980), Our Paddy Boy (1981), Tie[...]
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Etah James thriving ahead of Sydney Cup

Kiwi mare Etah James is in fine fettle heading into Saturday’s Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) and has thrived since joining the Sydney stable of Ciaron Maher and David Eustace according to the seven-year-old mare’s former trainer and part-owner Mark Lupton. The Matamata horseman receives regular updates from Annabel Neasham, the Warwick Farm stable foreperson[...]
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