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  • Newitt gives Seismos a test at Werribee

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 3:15 pm

    Craig Newitt has had the first feel of his Caulfield Cup mount Seismos in a light workout at Werribee. “He’s a lovely relaxed customer. He’s settled in really well,” Newitt said. “He’s going to run well in a Caulfield Cup but it’s the big one (Melbourne Cup) in November that’s […]

  • Estonian Princess on trial for Gr1 Myer

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 2:27 pm

    Estonian Princess’ spring has been timed to have her right for the Angst Stakes but plans for the mare could become even bolder if she runs to expectations in the Group Three race. “The Angst is the race we have set her for so she goes into Saturday’s race at […]

  • Wohler back for another spring assault

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 2:15 pm

    It has been 10 years since trainer Andreas Wohler was last in Melbourne for a spring carnival. A previous visitor for the Cox Plate, the German trainer has his eyes set on the Melbourne Cup this year. His smart galloper Protectionist makes his Australian debut in the Herbert Power Stakes […]

  • Cummings team building for Melb spring

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 2:06 pm

    The Melbourne spring carnival depth of trainer Anthony Cummings will be influenced by results at Randwick on Saturday. Cummings will saddle up one of his biggest metropolitan teams so far this season with five runners across the eight-race card, most notably a new-look Drago in the Xirrus Sprint. Like the […]

  • Panzer Division a forgotten horse: Messara

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 1:45 pm

    Trainer Paul Messara is certain Panzer Division has more to offer than being reduced to a mere support role in the Spring Champion Stakes. In a Group One finale to the Sydney spring at Randwick, Flight Stakes winner First Seal and the unbeaten Godolphin colt Sweynesse absorb most of the […]

  • Arnold banking on Indy’s class in Guineas

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 1:36 pm

    The Thousand Guineas will always hold special significance for Steven Arnold. And on Saturday the jockey has a golden opportunity to land a third success in the Group One fillies’ feature after picking up the ride on leading contender Go Indy Go. Arnold celebrated his first Group One win 14 […]

  • Wallace hopes Lady brings change of luck

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 12:09 pm

    Veteran trainer John Wallace will look to honest mare Shapin Lady to help put him back in the limelight after a tough 12 months. Wallace, best known as the trainer of Melbourne Cup placegetter Oompala and Australian Derby winner Shoot Out, watched his team of gallopers dwindle after he was […]

  • Girls set to make an impression in town

    Australian Horse Racing News October 9, 2014 11:42 am

    Girls Command was too small to go through the sales ring as a yearling but she is set to make a big impression at her Saturday metropolitan debut at Doomben. The filly caught the eye with her effort to finish second at Ipswich last start when she missed the jump […]

  • Fast Facts on the Thousand Guineas

    Australian Horse Racing News October 8, 2014 6:15 pm

    THE THOUSAND GUINEAS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW HISTORY: First run in 1946 when won by Sweet Chime who went on to win the VRC Oaks NOTABLE WINNERS: Atlantic Jewel (2011); Miss Finland (2006); Alinghi (2004); Whisked (1990); Tristanagh (1989); Shankhill Lass (1985); Toy Show (1975); Wenona Girl (1960) […]

  • Senta De Noche back in winning form

    Australian Horse Racing News October 8, 2014 5:57 pm

    The best of Senta De Noche is almost a distant memory for trainer Kris Lees but the injury-riddled sprinter showed he still has something to offer after winning at Warwick Farm. “He was going to be a very good horse 18 months ago but he’s had a lot of issues,” […]