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22
Jul

MILLER HUNTING FOR RECORD-EQUALING BOLTON SPRINT

Ascot trainer Simon Miller has identified race tempo as being pivotal to the winning chances of Amasenus in the Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Amasenus settled back and ran third to Nerodio in last Saturday week’s Beaufine Stakes (1000m), a race that was set up early by noted front-runner Mervyn. With the …

21
Jul

ALLAN HOLDS HOPES ON STABLE DEBUTANT

Ascot trainer Martin Allan has high hopes new stable addition Takemehometonight can get off to a flying start in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Maiden (1000m) at Belmont Park on Wednesday. The I’m All The Talk filly makes her debut for Allan after six starts for previous trainer Justin Warwick and is bursting to break through …

20
Jul

RED CAN MAN OUT TO REPLICATE MELBOURNE SUCCESS

After scoring a fighting win last time out at Caulfield, Mornington trainer David Brideoake can see no reason why Red Can Man can’t replicate his winning ways again on the weekend. After his first-up loss on debut in Melbourne, the Western Australian-owned four-year-old bounced back and atoned by winning the Group 3 Monash Stakes (1100m) …

20
Jul

HISTORY OF THE BOLTON SPRINT

Feature racing for the 2020-21 season draws to a close this Saturday with the running of the Listed Bolton Sprint at Belmont Park. Below is a snapshot of the races’ history. BOLTON SPRINT OVERVIEW The H.G.Bolton Sprint, a 1200m Listed race, was named in honour of Harry Bolton, who was considered the foremost administrator of racing …

18
Jul

THE TOP 7 FROM BELMONT PARK

1-DRUMMOND GOLF BELMONT CLASSIC. The lead-up to the Listed event might have been a little underwhelming with just six starters to contest, but it delivered on the day with an exciting three-way finish and just a length and a half separating the field. A short head and short half-head the margin between Baronova, Truly Reliable …

16
Jul

TENA KOUTOU: A DURRANT CLASSIC

The way Tena Koutou came through his Aquanita Stakes (2000m) victory has trainer Adam Durrant upbeat about his chances of taking out a feature race double at Belmont Park. Tena Koutou dominated the Aquanita Stakes a fortnight back and enhanced his staying credentials when he surged clear over the final stages to defeat Crescent City …

15
Jul

VINCENT IS TRULY RELIABLE

Trainer Ray Vincent is optimistic he can claim his first stakes victory at Belmont Park on Saturday. Vincent will saddle up Truly Reliable in the Listed Drummond Golf Belmont Classic (2200m). Vincent believes his confidence in Truly Reliable measuring up is warranted following his encouraging third in last fortnight’s Aquanita Stakes. The three-year-old son of …

13
Jul

FROM JOCKEY TO STEWARD: ELLIE ASPHAR’S CAREER TRANSITION

Former jockey Ellie Asphar is appreciating her new position as cadet harness steward. Asphar swapped codes after her riding career ended abruptly and all too soon. The only clue to Asphar’s previous role is the riding bag and jockey silks she has stashed away at home. Reluctantly, Asphar couldn’t plan her own exit from racing, …

8
Jul

RED CAN MAN TO IMPROVE IN MELBOURNE

Mornington trainer David Brideoake is forgiving of Red Can Man’s Melbourne debut and anticipates an improved performance from the former West Australian galloper at Caulfield on Saturday. Having his first start in Victoria, Red Can Man finished seventh to The Astrologist when he started favourite in the Jack Styring OAM Sprint (1100m) at Flemington three …

8
Jul

HARRISON RATES GEMMA’S SON HIGHLY IN BEAUFINE

David Harrison admits Gemma’s Son can’t afford another slow start, but if the cards fall his way, he’s confident the classy colt is the horse to beat in Saturday’s Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m). Harrison was thrilled with Gemma’s Son’s last run and says if he didn’t lose a length when the field jumped, he would …

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