Mungrup Stud Sprint-What History Says

MUNGRUP STUD SPRINT The $100,000 Mungrup Stud Sprint, Mount Barker’s premier short-course race, was first staged in 1985 and won by Red Dragon, a son of Stylish Century. With the scratching of Flytego a field of 11 will contest Sunday’s feature race, headed by top weight and last year’s champion, Dream Lifter. TRAINER. Darren McAuliffe,…

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Questions Remain Over Cartwright

South Australian hoop Josh Cartwright has been stood down from all riding with immediate effect and charged with reckless riding after appearing to make a beeline for other horses in the final race at Morphettville on Saturday. A jockey is in hot water over a reckless ride at Morphettville. Photo: Darryl Sherer Cartwright was aboard…

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Suspension For Victorian Trainer

An early guilty plea has saved trainer Neil Dyer from a longer suspension over a race day treatment infraction last year. Dyer pleaded guilty to the race day treatment of Short Changed before its race at Kyneton on December 8 last year, admitting to administering diurex by intravenous drip on the morning of race day.…

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Flying Jess Stuns Punters

Punters were left reeling when Flying Jess swept home at $101 to land Saturday’s $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) at the Gold Coast with the odds-on favourite Winning Rupert missing a place. Flying Jess came late to win the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas. Photo: Darryl Sherer Caulfield-based trainer John Moloney was one person…

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Death Of Matriarch

he death has been announced of Valmae Cummings, wife of the late Bart Cummings. Bart Cummings with son Anthony (centre) and grandson James (left) at Flemington. Valmae had been in poor health in recent months and was being cared for at the family farm west of Sydney. Anthony Cummings confirmed his mothers passing on Thursday.…

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TV Cobalt Announcement

Victoria’s latest cobalt case came into the public domain in unusual circumstances on Thursday. Normal Racing Victoria procedure is to advise the media of swab irregularities via a press release but Kane Harris decided to get on the front foot and announce the latest stewards’ investigation on Racing Victoria’s television channel. Harris was asked about…

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Magic Millions Day One

A colt by Dundeel out of champion Miss Finland topped the first day of trade at the Magic Millions yearling sale at the Gold Coast when selling for $900,000. The Dundeel colt out of Miss Finland topped the opening day of the 2017 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale. Photo: Steve Hart Bloodstock agent Craig…

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Turn Me Loose Wins Barrier Trial

Turn Me Loose prepared for his forthcoming trip to Australia by edging out Xtravagant to win a barrier trial at Cambridge on Tuesday. Turn Me Loose edged out Xtravagant in a barrier trial at Cambridge on Tuesday. Photo: Trish Dunell The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman-trained Group I winner won his open 935m heat in…

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