Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra will be the new rider for Scenic Blast when the Australian Horse of the Year tackles next monthâ€™s Group I Sprinters Stakes in Japan.
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Doubts have surfaced overnight about pre-post Melbourne Cup favourite Profound Beauty starting in Saturdayâ€™s Group I Irish St Leger at the Curragh.
The 2006 Group 2 J.J. Liston Stakes winner Pompeii Ruler will miss another spring in Melbourne after a front fetlock injury refused to settle down for the now seven-year-old Genuine gelding, forcing trainer Mick Price to send the horse for a spell.
SCARPA FLOW showed promise in placing in his first three runs but it was after a rest that he won his maiden under newly-crowned SA Champion jockey Andrew Fortune.
Wily Irish trainer Dermot Weld has started the mind games with Racing Victoriaâ€™s handicapper after the Melbourne Cup favourite Profound Beauty made it three wins on end in the Group III Ballyroan Stakes at Leopardstown in Ireland on Friday morning.
Race 1 LADY AMEERA made a decent enough debut when staying on well in second and can make amends as the 1200m trip should be right up her alley. KIMBERLY CRUISE should have won her maiden by now and if ready after a rest could finally open her account. MONIZ… Read More »
The career of Australia‘s globetrotting sprint champion Takeover Target is over with the veteran to spend several months in the UK recuperating from the injuries he suffered at Newmarket on Friday.
Thanks John has been beaten when sent off as favourite in no less than four of his five runs since winning his maiden for which he also topped the boards.
New Zealand stallion succumbs to colitis and renal failure.
Buoyed by its breakthrough Australian Group 1 success in last year?s BMW Caulfield Cup with All The Good, the world’s biggest racing operation, Godolphin, has nominated seven of its best gallopers for this year’s Spring Racing Carnival feature races.
Warrnambool races cancelled