The last thing Warren Lund needed was another horse, so when Liz Pollard...
Below is the Moonee Valley Racing Club’s wish list for the 2013 Cox Plate. Moonee Valley Racing Club Chief Executive, Michael Browell, believes that the Club has identified the leading horses from each of the major racing jurisdictions that are worthy of taking their place in the 2013 Cox Plate. “The Moonee Valley team has [...]
Jumps racing kicks off tomorrow at Wanganui with three jumps races on the nine race card. All three races are maiden events with the hurdle race (3000m) being split into two races due to large entries, followed by a steeplechase over 4100 metres. Local trainer Kevin Myers has a large team entered in each race [...]
What was your performance of the weekend? Jamo: Quintessential! I love seeing the Kiwis winning in Aus and she did it the hard way. Dragged the field up to the leader, hit the front, left a sitting duck for Manighar and fought of the big grey off. She grows a leg in Queensland and will [...]
The K.S Browne Open Hurdle (3350m) is one of two jumps features set for Ellerslie on Monday. The Strutter is my clear top pick in this, very unlucky when third in the Dunstan Feeds Waikato Hurdles (3200m) last start. Lost ground at a vital stage of the race but recovered well and hit the [...]
Looking forward to Waikato Steeplechase and Hurdle Day at Te Rapa on Saturday – always exciting jumping on show. I am a self-confessed jumping Guru and follow the jumpers and jumps racing all winter long. The Waikato Hurdle (3200m) is always a tricky race to find the winner and this years is no exception. [...]
Mourayan looking good and posing for the cameras after his Sydney Cup victory on Saturday. Massive day for jockey Hugh Bowman. Rumors continue to flow about the future of Mourayan. With co-owner Nick Williams confirming on Twitter that Mourayan has not been sold to stud in a $30m+ deal, but are in negotiations.
The connections of champion three-year-old Pierro have decided to retire the horse from racing. The decision comes the morning after Pierro’s brave second to Sacred Falls in the Doncaster Mile. Pierro lugged 57 kilograms on a heavy track and tasted defeat in Sydney for the first time. His owner Greg Kolivas spoke to trainer Gai [...]
History is no match for a rising star. We’d started to suspect Survived was one of those, and the hometown hope proved it beyond doubt on Saturday with an electric win in the Group 3 Hawke’s Bay Gold Cup that lit up a gloomy Hastings day. In a handful of powerful strides, Survived blew away both [...]
Danielle Johnson says she feels sick after a misjudged ride at Rotorua cost her horse a win and punters plenty. The Pukekohe jockey dropped her hands close to the line of today’s $7000 Rotorua Club Maiden aboard the Stephen Marsh-trained debutante Whitney Spice, allowing outsider Mistarox to get up on the outside for jockey Rory [...]
All the best to Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman and connections of It’s A Dundeel in the ATC Derby. He will lap them. Fly’s Best Bet Galaxy Star Jamo’s Best Bet Zurella Next Best Horse Warrior Quaddie value Postmans Daughter Needly