Waller Unfazed By Pressure

Champion trainer Chris Waller says there won’t be the same level of anxiety experienced before Winx’s return to racing when presenting two Group I-winning colts and a crowd favourite at Rosehill this Saturday. Chris Waller will roll out several of his big guns at Rosehill this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart Waller admitted to being more…

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Magic Millions Wash Up

Perth vendors emerged from the doldrums to deliver a positive outcome at the Perth Magic Millions yearling sale on Monday and Tuesday. After a disappointing sale twelve months ago, the local industry got right behind this year’s auction and welcomed turnover of $10.42 million which was up $1.20 million with 50 less lots catalogued. The…

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Andrews Kick Starts Sales

Ascot trainer Trevor Andrews kick-started the Perth Magic Millions yearling sale on Monday with a $135,000 bid for the Your Song half-brother to The River. Catalogued as Lot 3 from the draft of Western Breeders Alliance, the colt topped the first session with a Snitzel colt offered by Amelia Park. “We’ve got The River and…

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Winks Wins Again

It is only a matter of opinion whether 2015 Cox Plate winner Winx can be labelled a champion but she is certainly a star and proved that with a determined first-up win in the Group II Optus Business Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday. Star mare Winx drives through to extend her winning sequence…

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Boss Suspended Twice

Glen Boss endured a luckless ride aboard Lucky Hussler in the feature race of the day and left Caulfield with two suspensions. Glen Boss was suspended twice at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo: Darryl Sherer The day did not start well for Boss who was found guilty of careless riding on Cana in the Group III…

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Flying Artie Gives Oliver Headaches

Flying Artie powered home to win Saturday’s Group III Blue Diamond (C&G) Prelude (1100m) at Caulfield and gives trainer Mick Price a strong hand in the Blue Diamond stakes in a fortnight. Flying Artie came from well back to win the male version of the Blue Diamond Prelude. Photo: Darryl Sherer Flying Artie ($2.70) sustained…

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Weir Lands Four

Darren Weir narrowly missed the major prize but Tuscan Sling capped a big day for the trainer when she claimed the Group III Bellmaine Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield. Tuscan Sling gave trainer Darren Weir his fourth win for the day at Caulfield. Photo: Darryl Sherer Lucky Hussler went down by three-quarters of a length to…

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Apprentice Cops Ban

Apprentice Jake Bayliss became the latest rider suspended for a whip offence at Tuesday’s Stony Creek meeting. Bayliss received a seven-meeting suspension for over-use of the whip on the winner Our Delinquent in the Foster Exchange Hotel Maiden Plate (1600m). Stewards deemed Bayliss used the whip seven times before the 100m, two more than allowed,…

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