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  • Bowman rapt to reunite with Streama in G1

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 4:48 pm

    There isn’t much room for sentiment in racing but Hugh Bowman is allowing himself just a little as he prepares to reunite with Streama in Saturday’s Group One Epsom Handicap. Horse and jockey were almost inseparable during the mare’s early career combining to win seven races, two at Group One […]

     
  • Thompson hopes Tremec returns to top form

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 4:42 pm

    John Thompson is at a loss to explain Tremec’s failure to beat a runner home so far this campaign. But the trainer is looking for the Group-winning stayer to turn his form around in Saturday’s Listed Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington. Tremec has finished last in the Warwick Stakes (1400m), […]

     
  • Metrop has genuine international flavour

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 4:30 pm

    Saturday’s Metropolitan at Randwick is shaping as Sydney’s version of the United Nations. In a reflection of just how much the make-up of the local staying ranks has changed, eight of the 14 runners are European imports while another two are from New Zealand. The Europeans hail from five different […]

     
  • Waller wary despite impressive Epsom hand

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 4:12 pm

    Chris Waller expects weight of numbers to serve him well in the Epsom Handicap but is cautious about his approach to the famous race being a readymade formula for success. Waller has three runners in the Epsom – a race that has eluded the premier trainer since his stunning rise […]

     
  • Maybe Discreet tipped to improve in Blazer

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 3:54 pm

    Maybe Discreet’s trainer Phillip Stokes is treating Saturday’s Group Two Blazer Stakes as a guide for her ultimate spring goal, the Group One Myer Classic. Impressed with her return to the racetrack, Stokes says the Group One Schweppes Oaks winner will be improved for a recent Adelaide run when she […]

     
  • Weights point Aeronautical towards Gilgai

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 3:18 pm

    Sydney trainer Lionel Cohen has opted to start Aeronautical in the Gilgai Stakes at Flemington on Saturday rather than the Premiere Stakes at Randwick. Both are races Group Two events run over 1200m but Cohen believes the Melbourne race, with its set weights and penalties, rather than weight-for-age event at […]

     
  • Anna Lizzie aiming for fifth-straight win

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 1:30 pm

    Gold Coast trainer Craig Tyrrell is confident he has kept Anna Lizzie fresh enough to extend her winning sequence at Doomben on Saturday. Anna Lizzie made it four wins in a row when she resumed from an 18-week spell to win in a 1350m fillies and mares Class Six Plate […]

     
  • Arc win would have double impact for Take

    Australian Horse Racing October 3, 2013 12:42 pm

    Should Kizuna fulfil a 44-year quest by Japan and win Europe’s most prestigious race the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday it would have an added emotional significance, says his jockey Yutaka Take. For Japan Derby winner Kizuna – one of two fancied Japanese Arc runners with last year’s […]

     
  • Snowden, Waller dominate at Canterbury

    Australian Horse Racing October 2, 2013 6:18 pm

    Two of Sydney’s biggest training operations have carved up Wednesday’s Canterbury meeting, winning six of the seven races between them. Peter Snowden and Chris Waller each trained a treble with Allan Denham the only other trainer to get on the board when he produced First Class Ticket to win the […]

     
  • Metropolitan distance suitable for Seville

    Australian Horse Racing October 2, 2013 6:00 pm

    Hugh Bowman is confident he is on the pick of owner Lloyd Williams’s two Metropolitan runners as he chases his first victory in the Sydney staying feature at Randwick on Saturday. Bowman has been the regular partner of Victorian Mourayan whenever he has come to Sydney and has combined with […]

     
 
 
 
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