Australian Horse Racing

  • David Payne says Criterion fits the bill

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 5:00 pm

    David Payne’s stable is outnumbered in the Chelmsford Stakes by that of his Rosehill neighbour Chris Waller, but not outclassed. Waller has six of the nine runners in Saturday’s Group Two feature at Randwick while Payne relies on Criterion to join his previous winners Unearthly (2004), Nevis (2005) and Gallant […]

  • Costin lands biggest win in Mona Lisa

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 4:54 pm

    Luke Griffith has joined a fast-growing list of trainers to predict a bright future in the saddle for Winona Costin after bush mare Bouzy Rouge won the Mona Lisa Stakes at Wyong. Costin produced a riding display well beyond her years as Bouzy Rouge came from the back of the […]

  • The Offer begins Cups campaign in Dato Tan

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 4:42 pm

    Recent history tells Gai Waterhouse the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes is the right race for The Offer to begin his Melbourne Cup campaign. The trainer won the Group Two weight-for-age race with Fiorente last year while the Lloyd Williams-owned Green Moon was narrowly beaten the year before, with both […]

  • Messara colt still in contention for Rose

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 4:06 pm

    New Arrowfield stud master Paul Messara will put on his trainer’s hat when Panzer Division attempts to qualify for a Golden Rose start at Randwick on Saturday. Messara recently announced he would scale back his training operation to take up the role at his family’s stud. It’s a situation he […]

  • Gun Case in dress rehearsal for Sydney

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 2:12 pm

    Boom galloper Gun Case will set himself up for a leap in class if he continues on his winning way at Doomben on Saturday. Trainer Liam Birchley is toying with the idea of starting Gun Case at Group Two level in The Shorts (1100m) at Randwick on September 20. Gun […]

  • Ryan rues scheduling changes for fillies

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 2:00 pm

    The reshuffled spring timetable has prompted Gerald Ryan to focus on the Sydney carnival with top filly Peggy Jean. The juvenile Group One winner will make her first appearance as a three-year-old in the Furious Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday as she follows the Princess Series trail. Ryan is […]

  • Winks and Prince reunite at Valley

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 1:54 pm

    James Winks is out to maintain his unbeaten record on Our Voodoo Prince when the pair reunite at Moonee Valley and expects the gelding’s ability to offset his big weight. Winks won all three races on Our Voodoo Prince in the import’s first Australian campaign, culminating in an impressive Easter […]

  • Gollan stacks Doomben open sprint field

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 12:18 pm

    The rise of premier trainer Tony Gollan has never been better demonstrated with weight of numbers on his side in Saturday’s open sprint at Doomben. Gollan has accepted with Rocket To Glory, Gundy Son, Theft and The Storeman in the the Barry Nilsson Lawyers Hcp (1110m). It is not unusual […]

  • Neil Werrett buys Kool Kompany

    Australian Horse Racing September 5, 2014 8:30 am

    Neil Werrett, the part-owner of Black Caviar, has bought European Group Two winning juvenile Kool Kompany in a deal struck after the colt failed to sell in the ring. Kool Kompany was passed in at STG730,000 ($A1.33 million) at the Doncaster Bloodstock Sale on Thursday. The Racing Post reported he […]

  • Star Rolling in line for more WFA success

    Australian Horse Racing September 4, 2014 3:42 pm

    Cox Plate ambitions for Star Rolling will become clearer when a fitter specimen of the PB Lawrence Stakes winner takes aim in the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes. The five-year-old mixed it with the weight-for-age horses in the autumn and after a gritty first-up Lawrence Stakes victory, trainer Peter Morgan […]

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