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D'Beak sets sights on Wagga Cup

D'Beak sets sights on Wagga Cup

Apr 17, 2018

D'Beak has booked himself a ticket into the Wagga Cup after toughing it out to score in the traditional lead-up (Murrumbidgee Cup) over the 1800m at Wagga on Sunday. Benefiting from a solid return at Rosehill two weeks prior, the big fellow meant business and was aided by ...

Mookareena gives Shamus Award first winner as a Sire.

Mookareena gives Shamus Award first winner as a Sire.

Apr 03, 2018

Mookareena has her sights set on the Wagga Carnival after a dazzling show of speed to win the maiden at Wagga yesterday. The win was the first as a Sire for Shamus Award, the horse who famously won a Cox Plate as a 3YO maiden back in 2013. Winning her only trial ...

Almost Court wins Canberra Cup

Almost Court wins Canberra Cup

Mar 15, 2018

Almost Court has lived up to his name and led from start to finish to win the $130,000 Canberra Cup (2000 metres), sparking wild scenes from the local owners on Sunday.The lightly raced New Zealand import produced a bold front-running performance and sent many big guns ...

Bank On Henry salutes at Orange

Bank On Henry salutes at Orange

Mar 09, 2018

Stable favourite Bank On Henry has made a successful trek to Orange, taking out the Banjo Patterson Cup under a cool ride from Bobby El-Issa. Second-up after twelves months off due to a throat operation, Bank On Henry put the writing on the wall fresh at Wagga rattling home ...

Almost Court dead heats at Royal Randwick

Almost Court dead heats at Royal Randwick

Feb 23, 2018

A spectacular dead heat finish saw Almost Court share the spoils with the eventual favourite Emperor's Way in the $100,000 Fairfax & Roberts Jewellers Handicap over the 2000m. Setting the speed for the entire, Almost Court showed tremendous courage and further stamped ...

Almost Court blitzes them in Narooma Cup

Almost Court blitzes them in Narooma Cup

Jan 09, 2018

Almost Court has once again given his rivals a procession in the Narooma Cup at Moruya yesterday. Racing first-up from a spell, the highly promising ex-kiwi was up against open company for the first time but that couldn't stop the five year old as he streaked clear in front ...

Croix De Vie sails home to win the inaugural Federal at Canberra

Croix De Vie sails home to win the inaugural Federal at Canberra

Jan 08, 2018

Croix De Vie has given his rivals a galloping lesson in the first running of the Ferderal. Racing first-up from a spell, the son of Beneteau was sent out a $21 chance over the 1300m distance. Patrick Scorse rode the horse quiet from the wide draw, speed was sharp ...

Mercurial Lad wins Ted Ryder Cup

Mercurial Lad wins Ted Ryder Cup

Dec 22, 2017

Mercurial Lad has captured his second Southern District feature in as many months with victory in the $30,000 Ted Ryder Cup (1660m) at Murrumbidgee Turf Club on Friday.After saluting in the $70,000 Snake Gully Cup a month prior, The Lad again proved his dominance under ...

Girls Own romps in the Cooma Cup

Girls Own romps in the Cooma Cup

Dec 17, 2017

Girls Own has given a mediocre Cup field a galloping lesson in the time-honoured Cooma Cup for 2017.With just four to face the starter, the popular Girls "Larry" Own was freshened up and carried the topweight of 59kg after Pat Scorse's claim. He settled in a stalking ...

Kiss In The Dark leads throughout

Kiss In The Dark leads throughout

Dec 17, 2017

Kiss In The Dark has led all of the way at Queanbeyan continuing her good record at that track. Senior rider back on and a soft lead meant the daughter of Dane Shadow was always going to take some running down over the mile. Jumping from the good draw, Brodie Loy had ...

Silky Mover runs them into the ground

Silky Mover runs them into the ground

Dec 13, 2017

Silky Mover has led throughout to get the cash at the Sapphire Coast under a well judged ride from Rachel Hunt. Sent around the roughest horse in the six horse field at $18, the daughter of Testa Rossa didn't let that bother her as she bounced back to her best ...

Inch Perfect is exactly that second-up

Inch Perfect is exactly that second-up

Dec 12, 2017

Inch Perfect has gained superiority of her rivals under torrential rainfall at the Sapphire Coast Racing a month between runs given a few washouts, she showed tremendous toughness in what appeared to be a two horse war from the furlong onwards. Jumping straight on the ...

Le Sacre Blur fights hard to score

Le Sacre Blur fights hard to score

Dec 12, 2017

Le Sacre Blur has fended off all challengers in winning the Benchmark 56 Handicap over 1650m at Moruya. Adopting a forward position in running, the five year old bounced back to form and made it two wins from his past three. With Senior rider Bobby El-Issa aboard, he ...

Athonis continues good form

Athonis continues good form

Nov 20, 2017

Athonis has led throughout to win at Canberra continuing the hot form of JJR just prior to the halfway point of the season. The former kiwi took his Australian record to four starts for two wins and two minor placings. Ridden aggressively from wide out he eventually ...

Mercurial Lad claims victory in the 2017 Snake Gully Cup

Mercurial Lad claims victory in the 2017 Snake Gully Cup

Nov 20, 2017

Mercurial Lad has fought off the canvas to claim victory in the Snake Gully Cup at Gundagai. The two day Carnival began on Friday and despite the weather taking a turn for the worst it didn't affect "Dato" as he showed tremendous toughness to fight off a quality field in ...

Loyal Toast produces again

Loyal Toast produces again

Nov 16, 2017

Loyal Toast has bounced back into the winners stall (again) after coming up trumps in the CL3 Handicap at Canberra on Cup day. A large crowd gathered to Thoroughbred Park to witness the evergreen red-dog salute under his favourite girl Kayla Nisbet. Back to the mile ...

Token Of Love chalks up G2 placing at Flemington

Token Of Love chalks up G2 placing at Flemington

Nov 14, 2017

Token Of Love will be set for the 2018 Canberra Cup following her third in Saturday’s Group 2 $300,000 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) at Flemington.Token Of Love ($21) ran her best-ever race building off her brave second in the $120,000 Emerson Handicap at Moonee Valley; having won ...

Rock On Zariz wins Stan Sadleir at Wagga

Rock On Zariz wins Stan Sadleir at Wagga

Nov 04, 2017

Rock On Zariz has bounced back in a big way taking out the time honoured Stan Sadleir feature at Wagga yesterday. Returning to her favourite track with owners aplenty trackside, the homebred appreciated a drop back in class and a 10/10 ride by Carly ...

Athonis sheds maiden tag

Athonis sheds maiden tag

Oct 25, 2017

Athonis has led all to give the stable an early treble on the Moruya program. Sent out favourite at his first run on Australian shores, Athonis was relegated back to third after losing on protest (second past the line). Deriving good benefit from that he was sent straight ...

Tyres Are Crucial delivers at the short quote

Tyres Are Crucial delivers at the short quote

Oct 25, 2017

Tyres Are Crucial has paid the believers after saluting at Moruya second-up. With a few hairy moments in the run home, the 3YO Pendragon Gelding was able to dig deep and show his class under an aggressive ride from Brodie Loy. Beaten a head behind a smart type ...

Loyal Toast clings on to score

Loyal Toast clings on to score

Oct 25, 2017

Loyal Toast has chalked up another win giving JJR four winners on the program. Racing without luck the start prior when third, Toasty was out to make amends under a top ride from Bobby El-Issa. He settled back as per usual as the leaders clapped it on upfront. On ...

Duvet finally breaks drought

Duvet finally breaks drought

Oct 18, 2017

Duvet has finally cracked it for his second win as patient owners reaped the rewards. Second past the post, Duvet's rider Bobby El-Issa was confident in his appeal and was eventually correct as Barbara was there to yip yap their way out. Circumstances of the win was ...

D'Beak wins Queanbeyan Cup Prelude

D'Beak wins Queanbeyan Cup Prelude

Oct 16, 2017

D'Beak has recorded two straight wins after taking out the Queanbeyan Cup prelude over the 2000m. Measuring-up from his Canberra win a fortnight prior, he was put into the gun spot from Simon Miller stalking the leader. As the field of tired stayers bunched around ...

Melberra Stars at Kembla Grange

Melberra Stars at Kembla Grange

Oct 03, 2017

Melberra Star has maintained her brilliant fresh record when she surprised many with a blitzing performance at Kembla Grange on Saturday. Racing first-up off a lengthy spell, she was underestimated in the market (at $21), but she paid the believers under a ...