Parnham Discovers Guineas Hope

Neville Parnham believes his hopes in Saturday week’s Listed Belmont Guineas (1600m) has been bolstered after Ouqba Jack confirmed his credentials at Belmont on Wednesday. Parnham intends to aim high and raise the bar with Ouqba Jack who bounced back to record his third career win in the J.J Richards & Sons Handicap (1400m). “I…

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Opportunities Drive Turner Home

Apprentice Jordan Turner will be a welcome addition to Perth riding ranks after he makes a permanent move back home from Victoria in a fortnight. Turner transferred to Melbourne two years ago and enjoyed a good run under Leon and Troy Corstens at Flemington, but was dogged by injuries. Two separate accidents kept him on…

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History Of The Hyperion Stakes

BACKGROUND The Hyperion Stakes was first run in 1972 and won by St Just. It has held Group 3 status since 1980. The 2005 Hyperion Stakes run at Belmont Park. Notable winners: Detonator (1976), Asian Beau (1979), Fimiston (1988), Heron Bridge (1984-1986), Jacks Or Better (1995), Luckygray (2012) & Scales Of Justice (2017). Multiple winners:…

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Mental Health Initiative

Racehorse trainers, not unlike farmers and other intensive small business operators find themselves at risk of ignoring or compromising their own health in order to keep working in their business or keep their businesses working. The person who coined the phrase, “work on your business rather than in it”, clearly didn’t have one or at…

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Roganella Issues Guineas Bid

Roganella underlined his credentials for the Listed Belmont Guineas (1600m) when he upset a strong field of three-year-olds in the Lavazza Plate (1400m) at Belmont yesterday. Having his first start in 28 days, the Dan Morton-trained gelding, starting at $26.10, proved too powerful after he launched a strong finishing burst from near last position at…

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