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  • Waller pair poised to continue 2YO streak

    Australian Horse Racing July 18, 2014 4:18 pm

    Chris Waller’s rising two-year-olds are finishing their education as the leading trainer revealed he is working with same number of young horses as last year. As he tries to continue a late-season surge of juvenile winners on Saturday amid calls for racing officials to put a cap on stable runners […]

     
  • Cheapie to tackle blue blood at Flemington

    Australian Horse Racing July 18, 2014 3:48 pm

    Chris Hyland has no qualms pitting cheap buy Gloop against the impeccably bred Beluga Caviar in Saturday’s Hong Kong Jockey Club Handicap at Flemington. Beluga Caviar is closely related to Black Caviar through her Group Two-winning dam Scandinavia, which is the grand-dam of the unbeaten champion. Beluga Caviar fetched $1.2 […]

     
  • Little Brown Horse to take leap of faith

    Australian Horse Racing July 18, 2014 2:12 pm

    Tiny mare Little Brown Horse is on course to maintain her record as a punters’ pal when she tackles a metropolitan open company sprint for the first time on Saturday. Little Brown Horse, a last-start Caloundra winner in fillies’ and mares’ grade, will contest the Netball Disney Classic Handicap (1300m) […]

     
  • Oliver stablemates to light up Flemington

    Australian Horse Racing July 18, 2014 2:00 pm

    Cosmic Lights made his own piece of history before he raced but will attempt to remain unbeaten in Saturday’s Bruce Gadsden Handicap at Flemington. Cosmic Lights was the first of the late sire Northern Meteor’s progeny to pass through the sales ring when he appeared at an Inglis weanling sale […]

     
  • Reith out to make most of working holiday

    Australian Horse Racing July 18, 2014 2:00 pm

    Christian Reith has clicked with Hong Kong racing but he is keeping a wait-and-see attitude on an extended stay as a jockey in one of the world’s most glamorous thoroughbred centres. Acclaimed as one of Sydney’s best riders, Reith says he enjoyed his time during an end-of-season Hong Kong stint […]

     
  • Bruce Hill looking to southern spring

    Australian Horse Racing July 18, 2014 1:00 pm

    Group One placegetter Teronado is back in work at the Gold Coast and trainer Bruce Hill is hoping some of his stablemates can measure up and join him on a southern spring campaign. Hill believes rising three-year-old Eljetem, who tackles the BMAG Hcp (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday, has […]

     
  • South African Khumalo to ride at Ascot

    International Horse Racing July 18, 2014 9:24 am

    South African jockey S’manga Khumalo has been announced as one of the international jockeys taking part in the Shergar Cup at Ascot next month. The 28-year-old, who is nicknamed ‘Bling’ after he dyed his hair blond, last year became the first black South African to ride the winner of the […]

     
  • Taghrooda causes King George shake-up

    International Horse Racing July 18, 2014 9:00 am

    Taghrooda is close to disputing second-favouritism behind Telescope for the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot after her unexpected withdrawal from this weekend’s Irish Oaks. The John Gosden-trained filly was odds-on to make it a Classic double after her victory in the English Oaks, but owner Sheikh […]

     
  • No Grand National Steeple for Sea King

    Australian Horse Racing July 17, 2014 5:36 pm

    A shot at a rare Grand National double for jumper Sea King has been ruled out. Sea King won last Sunday’s Grand National Hurdle and trainer Patrick Payne was considering giving the gelding his chance to add Sunday week’s Grand National Steeplechase as well. Sea King was nominated for a […]

     
  • Belle to bear big weight at Flemington

    Australian Horse Racing July 17, 2014 5:36 pm

    Trainer Luke Oliver is banking on class being a more significant factor than weight when Jessy Belle bids for her second straight win at Saturday’s Flemington meeting. The filly will carry 60kg in the Vintage Crop and the Curragh Racecourse Handicap (1400m) after Oliver decided against engaging a claiming apprentice. […]

     
 
 
 
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