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Crispin Backs In Multiverse For Belmont Newmarket

Trainer Gary Crispin has unwavering confidence that Multiverse can roll the fancied runners in Saturday’s Belmont Newmarket (1200m) at Belmont. Facing his first test in Listed company, Multiverse is the $11 outsider in the field of seven runners, but Crispin has backed his gelding to get the job done. Multiverse showed an impressive turn...

Reykjavik Up For Another Test Says Smith

Perth-owned galloper Reykjavik has reached his campaign goal, but a sterner test at Flemington will determine if there are bigger races in line for the five-year-old. Last year’s Hannans Handicap (1400m) winner was one of several Perth horses that Smith took east after setting up a satellite stable at Warrnambool in the winter. The...

Fernie Stablemates Clash In Hannans Preview

Goldfield stablemates Moschard and Little Fish can take important steps towards the Hannans Handicap (1400m) when they lock horns at Belmont on Saturday. In what could be a mini preview of Kalgoorlie’s feature sprint in October, Moschard and Little Fish line-up in the Prive Fashion Platform Handicap (1200m). Moschard has been experiencing a terrific...

Windstorm Sails Home

Windstorm showed he has some talent when he made an impressive winning debut at Belmont on Wednesday. The Redoute’s Choice gelding, bred and owned by Bob Peters and trained by Grant and Alana Williams, finished too well for his rivals in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (1200m). Sent out a $4.60 chance, Windstorm was...