Massimo Leads Durrant’s Belmont Charge

Adam Durrant is confident Massimo can follow on from his impressive debut and be hard to beat in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Plate (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday. A son of Sessions, Massimo made the perfect start to his racing career when he worked home strongly to overhaul At War and win by a half-length…

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Faithfull Eyes Comeback

Jockey Natasha Faithfull has set her sights on a November return, hoping to ride and compete again, nearly a year since a shocking accident nearly killed her. In January Faithfull was left with multiple fractures, collapsed lungs and a lacerated liver after a horse she was working on the beach at Albany rolled back on…

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Star Perth Duo Ramp Up Everest Bid

Perth-owned mare Enticing Star made a big impression at Rosehill this morning (Tuesday) when she posted an impressive barrier trial win. With jockey Hugh Bowman aboard, Enticing Star sat off the speed before sprinting clear in the straight and cruised to the line untouched. In her first official outing in Sydney for champion trainer, Chris…

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Cup Night On Track To Return

Bernie Miller’s top four-year-old Cup Night signaled he was on target for his season return with an impressive barrier trial win at Lark Hill on Monday. With Pat Carbery in the saddle, Cup Night cruised to the line untouched in a 950m heat and is ready to commence his campaign in three weeks. Showing a…

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Swift Platinum To Chase More Cup Success

Peter Bamford says Swift Platinum will continue to chase feature provincial and country staying races after scoring a fighting Broome Cup (2200m) victory on Saturday. “I’m heading back on Thursday and stopping off at Newman,” Bamford told Tabradio. “I wasn’t going to nominate him, but I might just to see what weight he gets for…

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Rocky Path Proves Her Worth

Trainer Vaughn Sigley is hoping Rocky Path’s upset maiden victory in the Singapore Turf Club Trophy (1200m) can be the launching pad to bigger races at Ascot later this year. After four placings from her opening seven starts, Rocky Path, bought for $500 as weanling, broke through and proved too good for her more favoured…

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Crispin Backs In Multiverse For Belmont Newmarket

Trainer Gary Crispin has unwavering confidence that Multiverse can roll the fancied runners in Saturday’s Belmont Newmarket (1200m) at Belmont. Facing his first test in Listed company, Multiverse is the $11 outsider in the field of seven runners, but Crispin has backed his gelding to get the job done. Multiverse showed an impressive turn of…

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Reykjavik Up For Another Test Says Smith

Perth-owned galloper Reykjavik has reached his campaign goal, but a sterner test at Flemington will determine if there are bigger races in line for the five-year-old. Last year’s Hannans Handicap (1400m) winner was one of several Perth horses that Smith took east after setting up a satellite stable at Warrnambool in the winter. The son…

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Fernie Stablemates Clash In Hannans Preview

Goldfield stablemates Moschard and Little Fish can take important steps towards the Hannans Handicap (1400m) when they lock horns at Belmont on Saturday. In what could be a mini preview of Kalgoorlie’s feature sprint in October, Moschard and Little Fish line-up in the Prive Fashion Platform Handicap (1200m). Moschard has been experiencing a terrific run…

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Windstorm Sails Home

Windstorm showed he has some talent when he made an impressive winning debut at Belmont on Wednesday. The Redoute’s Choice gelding, bred and owned by Bob Peters and trained by Grant and Alana Williams, finished too well for his rivals in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (1200m). Sent out a $4.60 chance, Windstorm was near…

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