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Quackerjack Will Not Duck Villiers Task

A long-range plan with Quackerjack comes to fruition in the Villiers Stakes although trainer Mark Newnham admits the four-year-old will carry more weight then he envisaged. The favourite for Saturday’s Group Two summer showpiece over the famous Randwick mile, Quackerjack has 56kg. Newnham thought he would get about 2kg less and booked Rachel King with[...]
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Spectroscope To Stay In Qld For Summer

Caloundra trainer Natalie McCall has cancelled plans to take veteran Spectroscope to Sydney to concentrate on the Brisbane summer. McCall had planned to take Spectroscope south for the Group Two Villiers (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday week but instead will target Saturday’s Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben. The former Godolphin gelding is now seven[...]
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Villiers Stakes Plan For House Of Cartier

Group One placegetter House Of Cartier has stamped her class with a resounding win at Newcastle, prompting connections to entertain a Villiers Stakes bid. Third behind Princess Jenni in the Schweppes Oaks in Adelaide last May, House Of Cartier relished a distance rise to 1850 metres in Saturday’s Australian Bloodstock Handicap, sweeping down the outside[...]
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