Regimental Pride Paying His Way

Regimental Pride enjoyed a modest record and was purchased relatively cheaply but he is proving to be an astute pick-up for trainer, Mark Bairstow and prominent Bunbury owner, Mark Bayliss. Regimental Pride won two races in Sydney for David Payne but it was a Melbourne run when under the guidance of Stephen Brown that captured…

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ATA Industrial Update Public Holidays

Members are advised of upcoming Public Holidays in NOVEMBER and DECEMBER 2014, listed as follows  –  Tuesday 4 November  –  MELBOURNE CUP VIC  –  All of Victoria is entitled to Melbourne Cup public holiday unless a different local holiday has been declared for non-metropolitan areas.  Friday 14 November  –  G20 SUMMIT HOLIDAY Brisbane Area only …

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Lucky Street Streets Rivals

The Trevor Andrews-trained Lucky Street defied a betting drift to score an imposing maiden victory in the Seacorp 2YO Plate (1000m) at Belmont yesterday. The Oratorio colt was settled outside of the lead by jockey Paul Harvey before putting his rivals to the sword with devastating sprint inside the final 200m. At the line Lucky…

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Barakey The One Says Miller

Simon Miller is a trainer who on most occasions will display an air of confidence and optimism about his horses. However, leading into the Group 3 Prince Of Wales Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday there is a hint of resignation. Miller launches Platinum Rocker’s campaign as the glamour mare strives for Group 1 glory in…

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Delayed Shengmu Returns

Promising filly Shengmu was a notable absentee from last Saturday’s cracking edition of the Listed Belgravia Stakes (1200m) at Ascot’s season-opening meeting. Trainer Fred Kersley opted for a patient approach and held Shengmu back a week after he expressed concerns over her wide barrier against top opposition. The daughter of Fath is in the midst…

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