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Baker pleased with Underwood hope

Quality stayer The Chosen One takes the next step in his build-up towards the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups, when he tackles the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Sandown on Saturday. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained entire is one of just five runners in the AUD$1 million feature, with the presence of emerging star[...]
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Black type goals for Francesca

Lightly raced four-year-old Francesca made a winning start to her spring campaign at Te Rapa on Saturday, as she sets out on a preparation aimed at securing some valuable black-type for a future breeding career. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained daughter of Iffraaj never looked in any danger of defeat as she sat outside[...]
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Rawiller Savours Underwood Win On Bart

Brad Rawiller has won bigger Group One races during his career but admits his victory on comeback galloper Black Heart Bart in the Underwood Stakes ranks among his most satisfying. Sunday’s Underwood at Caulfield was the jockey’s first Group One success since Black Heart Bart’s previous top-level victory in the Futurity Stakes more than 2-1/2-years[...]
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What You Need To Know About Group 1 Underwood

UNDERWOOD STAKES 1800m $750,000 weight-for-age at Caulfield HISTORY * First run in 1924 when won by Whittier NOTABLE WINNERS Whittier (1924-25) Phar Lap (1931) Ajax (1938-39-40) Tobin Bronze (1966) Rain Lover (1970) Bonecrusher (1986) Jeune (1994) Octagonal (1996) Northerly (2001-02) Weekend Hussler (2008) So You Think (2010) It’s A Dundeel (2013) Bonneval (2017) * Waitangirua[...]
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Hartnell On Song For Latest WFA Group 1 Race

Godolphin trainer James Cummings rates defending titleholder Homesman as the horse to beat in the Underwood Stakes but believes the race presents as a great opportunity for his stable’s “gladiator” Hartnell. The Lloyd Williams-owned, Liam Howley-trained Homesman is $2.80 favourite for Sunday’s Underwood (1800m) at Caulfield after making an impressive season return with victory in[...]
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