Miller Eyes Kalgoorlie Cup

Prying Tom has bounded into contention for a Goldfields double after continuing his hot winning streak at Belmont on Saturday. The Sharon Miller-trained six-year-old, ridden by Alan Kennedy, posted his fourth straight win in the Magic Millions Handicap (2200m). Starting the $2.60 second favourite, Prying Tom sat fifth and ran on strongly to snatch the…

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Altrenogest

Dear Member, Trainers nationally are aware from heavy media reporting over recent months of the current problem with altrenogest-based products, with laboratory testing at two sites carried out by Racing Victoria (RVL) identifying the presence of the anabolic steroid, trenbolone &/or trendione. Altrenogest based commercial products – which includes those trading under brand names Readyserve, Regumate and Ovu-mate,…

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Pushin For Kalgoorlie Redemption

Pushin’ Shapes is poised to make amends and launch the first leg of a feature country race double in the $100,000 Coolgardie Cup (1760m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Co-trainer Ben Pearce says Pushin’ Shapes can gain redemption after a slashing fourth in last year’s Coolgardie Cup when he stormed home from the back of the…

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Miller Carnival Stocks Soar

Simon Miller’s Ascot carnival stocks were boosted when Free Mover and Dance Music scored comfortable all the way wins at Belmont on Wednesday. Free Mover, narrowly beaten when on debut last-start, bounced back strongly to launch the first leg of a double for Miller in the Fifth Leg Maiden (1200m). Ridden by Ben Paterson, the…

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Apprentice Launches Successful Comeback

Apprentice Jessica Gray was determined to get back in the saddle and continue her racing career after sustaining a serious neck injury last year. If anything the setback only stiffened Gray’s resole and any thoughts of giving up on being a jockey and changing sports was never entertained. Gray underwent months of intensive rehabilitation after she…

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Rebel King Survives Protest

The Darren Mc Auliffe-trained Rebel King has survived a controversial protest in the aftermath of the Listed Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m), to record his third Listed win. Jockey William Pike, who rode the Daniel Morton-trained Man Booker to second placing  in the race, launched a protest against Rebel King on the basis of the winner…

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Man Booker On Target For Return

Dan Morton is delighted to have Man Booker back racing and remains optimistic he can win first-up in the Listed Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m) at Belmont on Saturday. The Ascot trainer believes Man Booker is back on track and showing no signs of a mystery hoof injury that derailed his Ascot carnival campaign last October.…

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Nobelium Scores Suprising Win

Trainer Rod Lewis admitted Nobelium’s stunning last to first victory in the Iron Jack Handicap (1000m) at Belmont on Wednesday caught him by complete surprise. Sent out a $36 chance in the field of six starters, Nobelium settled a long last for jockey Julien Kokotajlo and stood his rivals a big margin at the top…

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