Australian Horse Racing

  • Trust In A Gust resumes with Valley win

    Australian Horse Racing August 23, 2014 2:42 pm

    Four-year-old Trust In A Gust has shown he is on track for another good preparation with a hard-fought first-up win at Moonee Valley. The Darren Weir-trained Trust In A Gust went past $500,000 in prize money when he defied a three-wide run to claim a half-neck win in Saturday’s Jeep […]

  • Rock Sturdy earns Tramway Handicap start

    Australian Horse Racing August 23, 2014 1:36 pm

    A horse labelled as lazy by his trainer has emerged as an Epsom Handicap wildcard with a victory in the mud at Randwick. Rock Sturdy, the $2.50 favourite, turned in a no-nonsense performance to down Foreign Prince ($6) by three quarters of a length in the TAB Early Quaddie Handicap […]

  • Afleet Espirt put on Thousand Guineas path

    Australian Horse Racing August 23, 2014 1:18 pm

    David Hayes is hoping Afleet Esprit can follow in the hoofsteps of Gregers and Commanding Jewel by figuring in the feature fillies’ races during the spring after a fast-finishing win at Moonee Valley. Afleet Esprit finished strongly on the outside after being awkwardly placed approaching the turn to win Saturday’s […]

  • Gun Case makes winning transition to city

    Australian Horse Racing August 23, 2014 1:12 pm

    Punters waiting for boom galloper Gun Case to make his metropolitan debut weren’t disappointed when he scored an easy win at Doomben on Saturday. The gelding has been rated among the most promising horses in Brisbane on the strength of two trial wins and Coffs Harbour maiden victory. Gun Case, […]

  • The Offer has pleasing hit-out at Randwick

    Australian Horse Racing August 23, 2014 1:00 pm

    Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer has had a pleasing hit-out in a barrier trial at Randwick. Three barrier trials for Group and Listed horses were held on the Kensington track before racing on Saturday after heavy rain forced the majority of the heats on to the Warwick Farm Pro-Ride track […]

  • Avdulla put on notice over Rosehill ride

    Australian Horse Racing August 23, 2014 12:42 pm

    Brenton Avdulla has been put on notice with stewards describing his ride in a race at Rosehill as uncompetitive. Avdulla was grilled at length last Saturday over giving up his position on outsider Celtic Prince to the favourite and eventual winner, Entirely Platinum, ridden by James McDonald, halfway through a […]

  • Ignore wet failure for Terravista: Pride

    Australian Horse Racing August 22, 2014 4:48 pm

    Joe Pride insists it would wrong to consider Terravista a risk on a rain-affected track. But just in case he has any reason to doubt himself ahead of Terravista’s return in the Show County Quality at Randwick, Pride need only to check out a neighbouring horse stall for reassurance. Terravista […]

  • Shamal Wind ready to fly at Moonee Valley

    Australian Horse Racing August 22, 2014 4:42 pm

    First-up specialist Shamal Wind is primed to give her new owners an immediate return on their investment in the Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley. The mare kicks off her final racing season in the Listed Carlyon Stakes with trainer Robert Smerdon confident she is going every bit as well as […]

  • Gollan hopes luck goes Hi Son’s way

    Australian Horse Racing August 22, 2014 3:30 pm

    Tony Gollan admits he is still learning about Hi Son but says there will be no excuses if he is beaten at Doomben at his third start for Brisbane’s premier trainer. The five-year-old, who tackles Saturday’s Bell Plumbing Open (2100m), has a reputation for being unlucky in his races and […]

  • Messene, Earthquake in doubt for Randwick

    Australian Horse Racing August 22, 2014 3:12 pm

    Co-trainer Michael Hawkes remains firm about a conviction not to run Warwick Stakes favourite Messene if the Randwick track doesn’t improve before Saturday’s important meeting. Messene and the Godolphin poster filly Earthquake are expected to be two high-profile withdrawals if overnight rain keeps Randwick in the heavy range. “At the […]

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