AMELIA’S JEWEL SHOWS POSITIVE IMPROVEMENT

  Amelia’s Jewel’s interstate campaign remains alive with the gun Perth mare showing significant improvement following her shock defeat at Caulfield on Saturday. Amelia’s Jewel finished ninth of 16 in the Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m), a run totally out of character and the worst performance of her outstanding career. There were genuine concerns for…

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TESTS ALL CLEAR FOR AMELIA’S JEWEL

The spring campaign of boom mare Amelia’s Jewel remains unclear, despite been given a clean bill of health after blood tests were taken on Monday. Veterinary tests have cleared the four-year-old of injury following her shock performance in the G1 Toorak at Caulfield on Saturday when unplaced. Amelia’s Jewel, unbeaten in Melbourne after the Let’s…

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FERNIE TO LET STARS RIP ON OPENING DAY

Fresh from his Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) triumph on Saturday, trainer Luke Fernie will be eyeing more success on Ascot’s opening day card this week. Headlining Fernie’s team on the card will be Perth Stakes (1100m) winner Ripcord, who finished second to Generosity when first-up at Belmont last month. Fernie indicated the three-year-old would be nominated…

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STAR APPRENTICE TO RESUME RIDING

Rising star apprentice jockey Luke Campbell is ready to return to riding after successfully completing a set of trials at Belmont on Monday. Campbell was back in the saddle for the first time in any capacity since injuring his knee in a fall at Sandown in early August. On a three-month loan to leading trainers…

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