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27
Oct

THE ROCK IS BACK

After seven months away from racing, co-trainers Chris and Michael Gangemi are ready to unleash stable star Rock Magic at Ascot on Saturday. The Redoute’s Choice gelding is set to make his eagerly awaited appearance in the Group 3 Prince Of Wales Stakes (1000m), a race he won in 2016. Rock Magic has not been …

27
Oct

The Ahern Procedure: Vet hopes to educate on breathing issues

Over the past 30 years, long-serving equine veterinarian Dr Tom Ahern has been sought out world-wide for his innovative throat surgery that has literally breathed new life into racehorses across the globe, however he feels that the involvement of the pharynx in breathing issues is still quite confusing to many industry participants. The experienced surgeon …

26
Oct

DANCE MUSIC EARNS A SHOT AT RAILWAY STAKES

Dance Music will be given a Group 1 opportunity after posting an easy victory in the Listed Iron Jack Northam Cup (1600m) on Sunday. The Simon Miller-trained mare, given a gun rails hugging ride from Brad Parnham and starting at $8.90, scored by 2 ¾ lengths from Flow with another short-neck to Kalgoorlie Cup winner, …

26
Oct

WINTERBOTTOM STAKES ON RADAR FOR HEY DOC

Multiple Group 1 winner Hey Doc remains a strong chance of returning to Perth to defend his Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) crown at Ascot after a sizzling performance at Moonee Valley on Friday. The star gelding for Tony and Calvin McEvoy showed he still displayed plenty of zest in his seven-year-old legs after claiming his fourth …

23
Oct

FATALE FEMME TO VINDICATE FAVOURITE TAG

Co trainer Sean Casey expects Fatale Femme to show further improvement when she lines up for her second race start at Ascot on Saturday. The Shooting To Win filly will take her place against eight rivals in the Crown Perth Handicap (1000m) after a top win on debut two weeks ago. Franking excellent trial form …

22
Oct

SOLAIA’S STOCKS RISE AFTER ASCOT DEMOLITION

A promising Ascot carnival got even brighter for trainer Darren McAuliffe with the emergence of another feature race prospect at Ascot on Wednesday. With boom filly Clairvoyance, McAuliffe already boasts one of the hottest talents in Australia, but he looks to have unearthed another promising three-year-old in Solaia. The Toronado filly vindicated McAuliffe’s high rating …

22
Oct

TOP WEEK CONTINUES FOR BUDDING APPRENTICE

The stellar week for apprentice jockey Hannah Fitzgerald continued at Ascot on Wednesday when she recorded her maiden city success. In a positive hands and heels riding display, Fitzgerald partnered $31 outsider Requisition to victory in the Mr’s Mac Handicap (1000m). Fitzgerald’s first win at Ascot came just five days after she was named Trainee …

22
Oct

FERNIE SAYS NO DISTANCE QUERY FOR PYM’S ROYALE IN NORTHAM CUP

Trainer Luke Fernie holds strong faith that Pym’s Royale will be able to cope with a step up in distance at Northam on Sunday. The Husson six-year-old tackles the Listed Iron Jack Northam Cup (1600m) with jockey Kyra Yuill in the saddle. In 29 career starts, Pym’s Royale has not recorded a victory beyond 1400 …

20
Oct

ARCADIA QUEEN NEW COX PLATE FAVOURITE AFTER BARRIER DRAW.

Western Australia’s glamour mare Arcadia Queen has been elevated to favouritism after drawing favourably in Saturday’s Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley. Trained by Grant and Alana Williams, Arcadia Queen replaced Russian Camelot at the head of TAB betting after drawing barrier 8. The Pierro mare has tightened to $4.60 Russian Camelot, who …

20
Oct

GROUP 1 PLANS STILL ALIVE FOR FABERGINO

Trainer Tiarnna Robertson has not given up on Fabergino recording a Melbourne victory and ending a frustrating campaign on a winning high. Fabergino came to Melbourne to target the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley in September, but those plans went awry. The Maschino mare lacked her usual brilliance from the gates and …

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