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  • Last chance for Weir to reach 300

    Australian Horse Racing News July 31, 2015 8:30 am

    Trainer Darren Weir goes to Pakenham needing a double to reach 300 winners for the season. Weir has seven runners engaged in six races at the Pakenham meeting on Friday, the final meeting for 2014/15. The Weir stable has been successful in 298 races throughout Australia this season, a personal […]

  • Ryan renews quest for riding milestone

    Australian Horse Racing News July 31, 2015 8:09 am

    In a week when jockeys’ premierships across the country have been decided, Greg Ryan will bid for a milestone of his own at Tamworth. The bush jockey is on 3319 career winners, three short of the late Jack Thompson’s mark. Robert Thompson, no relation to Jack Thompson, is the only […]

  • Big Orange on target for Melbourne Cup

    Australian Horse Racing News July 31, 2015 6:42 am

    Big Orange has teed himself up for a crack at the Melbourne Cup as he continued his improvement with a gutsy win in a three-way finish to the Goodwood Cup. The Michael Bell-trained four-year-old had won a Group Two over a mile-and-a-half (2400m) at Newmarket last time out, a performance […]

  • Japanese stayer Fame Game aimed at Cups

    Australian Horse Racing News July 30, 2015 6:21 pm

    Star jockey Zac Purton will get the chance to win back-to-back Caulfield Cups with his booking for Japanese horse Fame Game. The Caulfield and Melbourne Cups have been confirmed as targets for Fame Game who finished second in the Grade One Tenno Sho (3200m) at his most recent start. Fame […]

  • Cobalt show cause rulings set for Monday

    Australian Horse Racing News July 30, 2015 6:03 pm

    The five Victorian-based trainers facing cobalt charges will learn whether they can continue training into the spring carnival on Monday. Peter Moody, Danny O’Brien, Mark Kavanagh and the partnership of Lee and Shannon Hope appeared before Racing Victoria stewards on Wednesday to show cause why they should be allowed to […]

  • Stanaway seven finish in reverse order

    Australian Horse Racing News July 30, 2015 5:54 pm

    There were no celebrations for trainer Bryce Stanaway after the running of the second last race at Sale on Thursday. Stanaway saddled up seven horses, more than half the field, in the Benchmark 70 Handicap (2200m). But his seven runners filled the last seven positions in the race. Sugar Bush, […]

  • Brother to G1 placegetter stars at Gosford

    Australian Horse Racing News July 30, 2015 5:42 pm

    His Majesty, a full brother to multiple Group One placegetter Puissance De Lune, has kicked off his campaign with an emphatic win at the final provincial meeting of the season. The Kim Waugh-trained horse settled midfield for Blake Shinn and unleashed a powerful finishing sprint to burst through the pack […]

  • Old friends still hold Snowden in Esteem

    Australian Horse Racing News July 30, 2015 5:39 pm

    Peter and Paul Snowden will head to Rosehill on Saturday looking to build on a season that has exceeded their expectations. And they hope to do it with a horse who is proof loyalty in racing isn’t dead. In their first full term as a partnership, the Snowdens finished sixth […]

  • Trinder expects Valley to suit Warrior

    Australian Horse Racing News July 30, 2015 4:36 pm

    Tasmanian trainer Adam Trinder has taken enough positives out of Valiant Warrior’s introduction to Melbourne racing to be confident the sprinter can make a bold showing at Moonee Valley. Valiant Warrior travelled to Melbourne for a late-season sprint for three-year-olds at Flemington on July 18 and finished sixth behind Supido, […]

  • Valley flat run to sharpen up Thubiaan

    Australian Horse Racing News July 30, 2015 3:33 pm

    The rescheduling of the Grand National Steeplechase has prompted trainer Eric Musgrove to give Thubiaan a run on the flat at Moonee Valley. Thubiaan contests the William Hill Handicap (2500m) on Saturday and will be ridden by Jye McNeil. The heavy ground at Ballarat last week forced the transfer of […]