GRAND BID FOR BABY PARIS KNOCKED BACK

Owner-breeder-Gary Bowen says Baby Paris is not for sale now-and not for sale in the future. The exciting three-year-old filly looks a real talent and although early into her career she is living up to the hype. That reputation can be further enhanced in Saturday’s Listed Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) against a quality batch of…

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AZTEC RULER IN DOUBT FOR PLACID ARK

Trainer Stefan Vahala has an anxious few days coming up with his unbeaten gelding Aztec Ruler suffering a minor setback, placing his return in Saturday week’s Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) in serious jeopardy. Initially scheduled to have a Lark Hill trial this morning (Monday), Aztec Ruler is racing the clock to be fit for the…

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A NEW ERA FOR LINDSEY SMITH

A new year will dawn a new era for Lindsey Smith as he plans to shut down his Olbury stables in WA. Smith left Perth several years ago to set up a satellite stable in Melbourne and will continue that operation at his Warrnambool base. The astute horseman had maintained a small team of horses…

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