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24
Jun

MCAULIFFE EXPECTS ROYAL COMEBACK FROM THE VELVET KING

Top trainer Darren McAuliffe is unfazed by The Velvet King’s defeat two weeks ago and has cast aside any bad memories from the feature race at Belmont Park. Following a brilliant return win in the Belmont Sprint (1400m) in May, The Velvet King went into the Hyperion Stakes (1600m) as favourite, but the race didn’t …

24
Jun

DANCE MUSIC IN THE GROOVE FOR STRICKLAND STAKES SAYS MILLER

Consistency and versatility have been the hallmarks of Dance Music’s career to date. Those qualities help explain why trainer Simon Miller can’t hide his admiration for the mare. The daughter of War Chant is giving Miller and owners a great ride, to this point winning 11 races and close to one million dollars in earnings. …

22
Jun

MILLER’S NAUGHTY CONNECTION TO STRICKLAND STAKES

ason Miller will take a trip down memory lane and draw on fond memories when he saddles up Naughty By Nature in the Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont. The Strickland Stakes has sentimental value for Miller who will look to strengthen that association when he strives to complete a unique achievement on the …

21
Jun

LOOK FOR KAY CEE TO BOUNCE BACK IN STRICKLAND

Trainer Neville Parnham insists his classy mare Kay Cee can return to her winning ways in the Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Ascot on Saturday. A dual winner of the Strickland Stakes, Parnham is unfazed by Kay Cee’s two runs this time in and believes she is poised to bounce back. Kay Cee ran …

18
Jun

PUNTERS ANTICIPATE A TIMELY MILLER OUTBURST

There is a fair amount of belief that trainer Stephen Miller can go back to back and hold sway with two of his charges at Belmont on Saturday. Punters have pinned their faith and identified Timely Outburst and Agent Jay getting the result in races three and four respectively. Timely Outburst has not missed a …

18
Jun

TIME FOR ALBUKHTURI TO STEP UP IN GUINEAS

He’s promised a lot, but so far has under delivered. For Albukhturi, the time has come to make a stand and turn potential into performance in the Listed WAROA-Belmont Guineas (1600m) on Saturday. Michael Gangemi, who trains in partnership with his brother Chris, is optimistic the Iffraaj gelding can make an impact, despite his market …

18
Jun

AN ALL OUT ASSAULT FOR ROGERS IN BELMONT GUINEAS

Roy Rogers is confident Dark Assault can make an impact in the WAROA-Belmont Guineas (1600m) and cannot be underestimated. Dark Assault is priced as an $11 chance with the bulk of pre-race attention focused on Colin Webster’s in-form gelding, Billy Ain’t Silly. The son of I’m All The Talk has won four races this campaign …

16
Jun

TANGAROA SWAPS ROLES FOR MILESTONE VICTORY

She’s normally seen in red jacket and white breeches as Clerk of the Course, but Jade Tangaroa played a different role at Belmont on Wednesday. Tangaroa swapped clerking duties for her other position as a trainer when she saddled up Choose Freedom in the Schweppes Handicap (2100m). And the change of responsibilities paid off in …

16
Jun

ABEL’S BELLE REDISCOVERS HER SPARK

Bradley Abel loves being involved in the racing game. It’s more than just a passing interest, it’s a genuine passion. In the past decade or so, Abel has part-owned a number of horses in Perth and across the eastern seaboard. They’ve all enjoyed varying success, but none have gone on to be stars or won …

14
Jun

HISTORY OF THE BELMONT GUINEAS

It’s the turn of three-year-olds to take centre stage at Belmont on Saturday with the running of of the Listed Belmont Guineas, run over 1600m. Below is an overview of the race’s history. BACKGROUND The Belmont Guineas was first staged in 1980 and won by Queen Inca, ridden by Mark Grisby and trained by Colin …

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