• Perth mare ready to produce a Ripper

    Australian Horse Racing June 6, 2014 2:00 pm

    Many mares her age are nearing retirement but Group Two Dane Ripper Stakes contender Platinum Rocker is a long way from the breeding barn. Platinum Rocker is rising seven but has only raced 15 times after a succession of issues delayed her debut until she was a four-year-old. “She always […]

  • Heathcote hoping Fifi can fire

    Australian Horse Racing June 6, 2014 12:54 pm

    Robert Heathcote’s stable star Buffering is in the paddock but the trainer is still looking to play a major role on Brisbane’s premier race day at Eagle Farm. Heathcote hopes Fire Up Fifi can take a big step towards winning the Group One Tatt’s Tiara in a fortnight when she […]

  • Triple Crown the hardest prize to win

    International Horse Racing June 6, 2014 12:18 pm

    Three races in a five-week span at varying distances on different tracks. It’s so tough only 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, and none in 36 years. It’s the longest span without a winner. Now it’s California Chrome’s turn to try. The striking chestnut colt appears to have rebounded […]

  • Australia the clear pick at Epsom

    International Horse Racing June 6, 2014 10:00 am

    Aidan O’Brien saddles up four runners in the Epsom Derby and his jockey son Joseph is in no doubt Australia is the one to beat. A year ago, Joseph O’Brien chose to partner Battle Of Marengo only to see Ryan Moore partner stablemate Ruler Of The World to victory. “I’m […]

  • Jason Warren chasing wins in two states

    Australian Horse Racing June 5, 2014 5:12 pm

    The prospect of rain-affected ground in both Melbourne and Sydney has trainer Jason Warren optimistic about his chances in two states on Saturday. Warren has French mare Suspicieuse and impressive last-start winner Longchamp Belle engaged at Moonee Valley while Loot `N’ Run is one of the leading chances in […]

  • Brisbane Cup ‘Plan B’ for Laing

    Australian Horse Racing June 5, 2014 4:54 pm

    A Group Two Brisbane Cup has rarely served as a consolation for a missed opportunity. But Melbourne trainer Robbie Laing says Saturday’s Eagle Farm 2400m race is the perfect back-up for the three-year-old Falamonte. Laing originally planned to run Falamonte in the Group One Queensland Oaks last Saturday but the […]

  • Commanding Jewel to have Valley workout

    Australian Horse Racing June 5, 2014 4:12 pm

    Group One winner Commanding Jewel will have an exhibition gallop at Moonee Valley on Saturday in an important stepping stone to a planned big race return in Brisbane. The Leon Corstens-trained mare is being aimed for a first-up tilt in the Group One Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm later […]

  • Forster declares Adebisi at Eagle Farm

    Australian Horse Racing June 5, 2014 4:06 pm

    Trainer Desleigh Forster added extra spice to Super Saturday by declaring her galloper Adebisi will regain his crown as Brisbane’s best short-course horse from usurper Cape Kidnappers. Adebisi and Cape Kidnappers are set to clash again in the Listed Lightning Hcp (1000m) at Eagle Farm which is generally considered the […]

  • What A Hoot beats the odds before Valley

    Australian Horse Racing June 5, 2014 3:36 pm

    The odds were against What A Hoot being foaled let alone making his debut at Saturday’s Moonee Valley meeting. What A Hoot is a son of former Hong Kong galloper Danfive, who won his first five starts in the Asian racing centre before injury ended his career prematurely. Danfive went […]

  • Kneeling hoping for good start to June

    Australian Horse Racing June 5, 2014 3:06 pm

    Peter Moody sent Kneeling to Scone with black-type aspirations but all the mare came away with was a kinked neck. Kneeling was declared a non-runner in the Ortensia Stakes after stewards ruled she was denied a fair start because she had her head in an adjoining stall when the field […]

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