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Foreteller over the moon

Foreteller over the moon

| September 8, 2013

Foreteller has edged out Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune to win the Group One Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington. In a driving finish to the weight-for-age 1,600m race, Foreteller wore down Puissance De Lune after they singled out from their rivals in the final the 200m. It was Foreteller’s second Group One win since […]

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Atlantic Jewel in devastating return

Atlantic Jewel in devastating return

| September 8, 2013

Atlantic Jewel made a scintillating return to the track winning the G1 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. The devastating return to racing sent many of the mare’s future opposition looking for alternative races to avoid the five-year-old. After 17 months in the paddock through injury, Atlantic Jewel came to Caulfield on Saturday and after sitting wide […]

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Fast ‘N’ Rocking proves superior in McNeil clash

Fast ‘N’ Rocking proves superior in McNeil clash

| August 31, 2013

Fast ‘N’ Rocking proved the superior colt in an action-packed $150 000, Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield. Last season’s Blue Diamond heroine Miracles Of Life (Lauren Stojakovic) was sent to post the market elect, but giving weight to a handful of quality colts proved too much for the speedy filly first time out. […]

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Talent affirmed

Talent affirmed

| August 26, 2013

Star Kiwi galloper Cauthen showed he was right on the Caulfield Guineas trail with a convincing win in the listed Essendon Nissan McKenzie Stakes at Moonee Valley. The lightly raced three year old (who started at $2.60) scored by a length and a half under top NZ jockey James McDonald, who is now based in […]

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Electric Elle

Electric Elle

| August 26, 2013

Shamardal mare Elite Elle electrified the Moonee Valley circuit under Craig Williams in the $80000 Dr. Sheahan Open Plate (1200m) on Saturday. Justifying her $4.20 favouritism, Elite Elle streaked away to win by two lengths from Sensational Report ($101) with Twilighting ($19) a half-head away third. Trainer Tony Vasil’s decision to opt for the experience […]

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One giant leap for Puissance De Lune

One giant leap for Puissance De Lune

| August 18, 2013

Puissance De Lune made a stunning return to the track, outclassing his rivals to win the PD Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield. Ridden cold and seven lengths off the lead before the turn, Glen Boss picked his way through the field on the big grey to claim the 1,400-metre Group Two feature by a three-quarters of […]

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All Too Hard, what a horse!

All Too Hard, what a horse!

| August 18, 2013

CHAMPION 3YO All Too Hard sent out a global warning to his rivals planning to contest the prestigious Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Ascot on June 18 with a swashbuckling win in the All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick. All Too Hard was chasing his fourth Group 1 win in his […]

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AP Indy double in Kentucky

AP Indy double in Kentucky

| August 18, 2013

THAT you do not have to be an outstanding racehorse to be a top sire has been demonstrated again by the very successful career to date in America of the Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky located A.P. Indy sire Malibu Moon, the source this month of the Kentucky Derby winner Orb. A product of a Group1 winner […]

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Anabaa colt takes French classic

Anabaa colt takes French classic

| August 18, 2013

STYLE VENDOME gave his sire Anabaa Group One success with a narrow victory in the Poule D’Essai Des Poulains (1m) at Longchamp. Style Vendome, trained by Nicholas Clement and ridden by Thierry Thulliez, continued his ascent towards the top of the mile division in France with victory in the 3YO Classic. In a typically close […]

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Sensational Sequalo

Sensational Sequalo

| August 18, 2013

Saturday is the main day as far as racing is concerned at the latest one was a beauty for the always in-form Sequalo who was represented by five winners on five different tracks! Headlining his great day was the in-form Seeking More who recorded a determined victory over 1110m at Doomben – his second gutsy […]

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