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  • Gatewood returns for Melbourne Cup tilt

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 2:39 pm

    Two years after missing out on the Melbourne Cup, English stayer Gatewood is back for another shot. Part-owned by Australia’s OTI Racing, Gatewood won the 2012 Geelong Cup but his 1kg penalty was not enough to promote him into the Melbourne Cup. Gatewood stayed in Australia where he was trained […]

  • Lees pleased with Lucia’s Cup preparations

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 2:15 pm

    Trainer Kris Lees believes Lucia Valentina has come on from her Caulfield Cup placing as the mare prepares to tackle uncharted territory in the Melbourne Cup. The four-year-old started favourite in the Caulfield Cup but was beaten by Japanese stayer Admire Rakti and New Zealand mare Rising Romance, charging home […]

  • Price chasing elusive Victoria Derby win

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 1:48 pm

    Mick Price expects his chances of a coveted Victoria Derby win will be decided soon after the start of the $1.5 million race. Price is yet to land a Victoria Derby but the trainer has Moonee Valley Vase winner Moonovermanhattan as one of the genuine chances in the first genuine […]

  • Murtagh puts Cup faith in Oliver, Arnold

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 1:06 pm

    Fortune deserted Johnny Murtagh in two Melbourne Cup rides but he is counting on two of Australia’s best jockeys to win the race with his first runners as a trainer. Murtagh has booked last year’s winning jockey Damien Oliver for Mutual Regard and Steven Arnold to ride Royal Diamond at […]

  • Wakeful key to Smerdon VRC Oaks numbers

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 12:36 pm

    Fillies from the Robert Smerdon stable could dominate the make-up of the VRC Oaks field, depending on the outcome of the Wakeful Stakes. Smerdon has the two market leaders for the Oaks in Crafty and Lumosty, who both go to next Thursday’s Classic without running in the traditional lead-up on […]

  • Our Boy set to make the grade in Sydney

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 12:21 pm

    North Queensland is a popular destination for horses struggling in Sydney but Our Boy Malachi will reverse the trend when he heads to Rosehill. The winner of 13 of his 15 starts, the six-year-old from Rockhampton comes to Sydney with a record few horses can boast. He is a $2.10 […]

  • Flying Riddle sets out on ambitious path

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 11:51 am

    Speedy galloper Flying Riddle can add another chapter to his story as a bargain buy when he resumes at Doomben. Flying Riddle cost a meagre $1500 as a weanling but has already returned his connections $108,000 in prize money. Cassandra Schmidt will be aboard Flying Riddle when he resumes in […]

  • The Wildman to reward son of Dansili punt

    Australian Horse Racing October 31, 2014 11:36 am

    At a time when Australian staying talent is being scrutinised amid an imposing overseas presence in the Melbourne Cup, breeding buffs are sure to take interest in the effort of The Wildman at Doomben. The Wildman, who ran second at his only start when his inexperience was obvious, will tackle […]

  • Rich Tapestry to make history for HK

    International Horse Racing October 31, 2014 7:03 am

    Rich Tapestry is set to make history as Hong Kong’s first Breeders’ Cup runner. Trainer Michael Chang Chun-wai took Rich Tapestry to the United States in September to acclimatise and he showed how well he had settled in with a Grade One win on October 4 at Santa Anita, the […]

  • Politeness ready for mile in G1 debut

    Australian Horse Racing October 30, 2014 6:54 pm

    The Myer Classic distance is the only query trainer Robert Smerdon has with Politeness ahead of her spring grand final. Smerdon has targeted Politeness at Saturday’s 1600m feature for fillies and mares at Flemington. Winner of the Group Three PJ Bell Stakes (1200m) for fillies in the autumn, Politeness will […]