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  • Schmidt lands win at only Ipswich ride

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 3:18 pm

    Apprentice Cassie Schmidt again showed her liking for Ipswich racetrack when she won at her only ride there on Wednesday. Schmidt took out the Ipswich apprentices’ title last season and from just five rides at the circuit this term she has notched three victories. Many of her 175 career-wins have […]

     
  • Fast facts on the George Main Stakes

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 3:06 pm

    GEORGE MAIN STAKES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW HISTORY: A weight-for-age race over the famous Randwick mile course, it was first run in 1945. An important lead-up race to next month’s Epsom Handicap NOTABLE WINNERS: Shannon (1946-47), Kingston Town (1981-82), Emancipation (1983), Vo Rogue (1989), Lonhro (2003) and More […]

     
  • Rare footage of Phar Lap unearthed

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 2:54 pm

    Historians believe a nitrate film unearthed in Sydney could be the original version of the only documentary of Phar Lap filmed while the horse was still alive. The rare footage of the champion racehorse was recently given to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) by the Australian […]

     
  • Shinn chasing successive George Main wins

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 1:42 pm

    Four months after the death of Guy Walter, Blake Shinn is rebuilding himself and his riding career. Shinn regarded Walter as a father figure and was deeply affected when the popular trainer died suddenly from a heart attack in May. As Walter’s stable jockey, Shinn also found himself having to […]

     
  • Adebisi not a certain Doomben starter

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 1:36 pm

    Adebisi’s affinity for Doomben racetrack prompted connections to bypass the chance to tackle Group company in Sydney on Saturday. However, the horse is no certainty to run in Brisbane either after drawing the outside barrier in the Powerade Handicap (1200m). Trainer Desleigh Forster has declared apprentice Luke Dittman for Adebisi […]

     
  • Field of 10 for Group One Underwood Stakes

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 11:18 am

    Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer is among six Group One winners in the field of 10 for the Underwood Stakes at Caulfield. The Gai Waterhouse-trained The Offer has drawn barrier eight for Saturday’s weight-for-age Group One race which also features top New Zealand mare Silent Achiever who will jump from […]

     
  • Field of 10 to tackle George Main Stakes

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 10:42 am

    Zac Purton will reunite with Sacred Falls in a bid to claim another feature mile win at Randwick in Saturday’s Group One George Main Stakes. Purton combined with Sacred Falls to win the Doncaster Mile in the autumn and again returns from Hong Kong to partner the five-year-old. Sacred Falls, […]

     
  • Target In Sight to bypass The Shorts 2014

    Australian Horse Racing September 17, 2014 9:29 am

    Target In Sight will not run in the 2014 The Shorts Field at Randwick this weekend and will likely go to the Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield next Sunday. Source: Target In Sight will bypass The Shorts and head to the Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield Sunday week. @PrideRacing — […]

     
  • James surprised by mare’s Melb Cup weight

    Australian Horse Racing September 16, 2014 5:54 pm

    New Zealand trainer Roger James has expressed surprise at the weight top mare Silent Achiever has to carry in the Melbourne Cup. Silent Achiever, who has her next start in Saturday’s Group One Underwood Stakes, has 56.5kg in the Flemington 3200-metre race. Makybe Diva, when successful in her third successive […]

     
  • Dissident expected to bypass Underwood

    Australian Horse Racing September 16, 2014 5:12 pm

    Dissident looks unlikely to back up in the Underwood Stakes as trainer Peter Moody plots a Cox Plate path. A start in Saturday’s 1800-metre Group One at Caulfield was undecided on Tuesday morning but later Moody’s racing manager Jeff O’Connor said on social media that Dissident would bypass the race. […]

     
 
 
 
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