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  • Happy connections as Trails takes Turnbull

    Media Releases October 5, 2013 6:09 pm

    Considered one of the most pivotal racedays of the season, Turnbull Stakes Day presented by Yellowglen did not disappoint with plenty of action both on and off the track for the 18,256 racegoers who enjoyed the glorious sunshine at Flemington on Saturday. Last year’s Emirates Stakes winner, Happy Trails, took out [...]

  • Sauver survives Edward Manifold thriller

    Australian Horse Racing October 5, 2013 6:06 pm

    A half-sister to South Australian Derby winner Escado lived up to her pedigree and won the Group Two Edward Manifold Stakes in a finish so close even the winning jockey thought he had lost at Flemington on Saturday. Se Sauver ($17) showed her grit to fight off a last-ditch challenge [...]

  • Escado wins the South Australian Derby 2013

    Australian Horse Racing May 4, 2013 5:48 pm

    Young Victorian trainer Matt Laurie was searching for words to describe his first Group One win after Escado outstayed his opposition in Saturday’s South Australian Derby at Morphettville. The gelding had support and was backed from $21 to $14 but it was fellow Victorians Shoreham ($4) and Hvasstan ($5) who [...]

  • Tigerland looking for city breakthrough

    Australian Horse Racing April 25, 2013 3:06 pm

    Any horse who can win four of his first five starts is clearly above average. But in the case of the talented gelding Tigerland, there are other reasons that make his trainer Matt Laurie think his horse is something special. Tigerland has shown plenty, winning his first two starts, finishing [...]

  • Se Sauver primed for $250,000 Gold Rush

    Australian Horse Racing March 15, 2013 4:42 pm

    The first person to console trainer Matt Laurie when his filly Se Sauver failed narrowly on debut at Sandown last week was winning trainer, John Sadler. Laurie was so impressed by the gesture, he will make a point of doing the same if Se Sauver does as he expects and [...]

  • Black Caviar relation on show at Bendigo

    Australian Horse Racing March 14, 2013 3:48 pm

    Family ties to the great Black Caviar will ensure Iconic is the focus of extra attention in Saturday’s feature two-year-old race at Bendigo. Iconic’s trainer Tony McEvoy insists the last-start winner shouldn’t be spoken of in the same breath as the unbeaten superstar but he is really pleased with the [...]

  • Two Sugars ready to repeat at Valley

    Australian Horse Racing November 23, 2012 4:30 pm

    Grave doubts at the halfway mark turned to relief and elation for trainer Matt Laurie the last time his smart mare Two Sugars raced. As he prepares for Two Sugars’ appearance at Moonee Valley on Saturday, he would be happy for a similar scenario to unfold. Two Sugars ran the [...]

  • Guineas aspirations for Dominant

    Australian Horse Racing August 23, 2012 3:42 pm

    Good looks and bad manners are usually reserved for the catwalk but trainer Matt Laurie has been getting a taste of both thanks to three-year-old Dominant. Fortunately for Laurie, while Dominant is retaining his model looks his temperament is mellowing. “He’s a magnificent horse this horse. A stunning horse,” Laurie [...]

  • The Travelling Man resumes at Caulfield

    Australian Horse Racing July 27, 2012 1:36 pm

    The Travelling Man will be racing to keep one step ahead of his main spring rivals when he returns at Caulfield on Saturday. Trainer Matt Laurie is eyeing off the Vain Stakes for The Travelling Man and the Natalie Hunter Handicap (1000m) promises to provide the rising three-year-old with an [...]

  • 2012 Karen Clements Handicap Field and Barriers

    Horse Racing Fields July 26, 2012 2:02 am

    Race 3 – 1:20PM Karen Clements Handicap (1000 METRES) Of $70,000.1st $42,700, 2nd $12,600, 3rd $6,300, 4th $3,150, 5th $1,750, 6th $700, 7th $700, 8th $700, 9th $700, 10th $700 Handicap, Minimum Weight 56kg, Two-Years-Old, Fillies, Apprentices can claim. This race carries a SUPER VOBIS Nominators Bonus of $7,000 and [...]

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