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20
May

Gun Sprinter Set For Return After Top Trial

Top mare Misty Metal warmed up for a series of Belmont feature sprints with a strong barrier trial win at Lark Hill on Monday. The daughter of Oratorio, trained by Todd and Rob Harvey, came of age last preparation when she claimed a hat trick of Listed victories. In a brilliant Ascot carnival the speedster …

20
May

McAuliffe Aims High With Gatting

Trainer Darren McAuliffe has mapped out an ambitious spring campaign for his star gelding Gatting. The Hard Spun five-year-old is on track for his winter return after a dashing trial hit out at Lark Hill on Monday. Gatting strided to the front after getting away to a slow start in heat seven and extended clear …

19
May

Kirby Starts Final Ascot Day With A Bang

In-form jockey Brodie Kirby has kept his outstanding run of form going, taking out the Lanciano Plate (1100m) at Ascot this afternoon aboard the Adam Durrant-trained Miss Ellmya. Kirby, who rode four winners at Ascot last Saturday and a treble at the same venue on Wednesday, settled the Alfred Nobel filly outside race leader We’ve …

17
May

Light To Shine On Durrant In Roma Cup

Saturday’s Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) has been touted as a race in two. TAB markets leans that way with Galaxy Star at $2.60 and Rock Magic $3.10. On the third line of betting is Electric Light ($6) from leading trainer Adam Durant’s-team. The talented mare has won eight of 13 races and last Sunday …

17
May

Star Up For Magic Challenge

Owner-breeder Bob Peters has declared Group 1 winning mare Galaxy Star “fit and ready” for tomorrow’s Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot. Galaxy Star recorded wins in the Asian Beau Stakes, Railway Stakes and Ted Van Heemst Stakes, as well as a third placing in the Kingston Town Classic last campaign. The Redoute’s Choice …

17
May

Miller Confident Of Adelaide Success

Ascot trainer Simon Miller is adamant his stable will exert a powerful influence when two of its top liners take on Group racing in Adelaide on Saturday. Miller believes Valour Road and Lady Cosmology are definite winning hopes in the Goodwood (1200m) and Proud Miss Stakes (1200m) respectively. Miller says both his horses had thrived …

16
May

Rock Magic To Overcome Roma Cup Hoodoo

There are several big obstacles going against Rock Magic in Saturday’s Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot. No horse has won the race as a nine-year-old and no horse has won it on three occasions. Seven horses have gone close by winning it twice, including Rock Magic, but no thoroughbred has completed an historic …

16
May

Parnham Eager For Final Ascot Meeting To Come Around

Jockey Steven Parnham is confident he can end the Ascot racing season on a high when he takes a quality book of rides on Saturday. Fresh from riding War Saint to victory at Ascot yesterday, Parnham will now turn his attention to some in-form gallopers he rides on Saturday, headlined by Coming Around in the Australian …

16
May

Crucial Preparation Beckons For Black Sabbath

Promising three-year-old Black Sabbath is primed to make a strong return to racing in the Australian Racing Hall Of Fame Handicap (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday, according to co-trainer Todd Harvey. The Blackfriars gelding endured wretched luck with barrier draws last campaign, where he managed three placings from five starts. Since then, Black Sabbath produced …

15
May

Malibu In Fine Style For Goodwood Says Parnham

Trainer Neville Parnham says Malibu Style’s consistency will take him a long way in his bid for a maiden Group 1 victory in the $750,000 Goodwood Handicap (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday. Malibu Style is coming out of a strong second to I Am Someone in last fortnight’s Listed Wangoom Handicap (1200m) at Warrnambool and …

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