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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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All Too Hard standing at Vinery

All Too Hard standing at Vinery

| August 18, 2013

After consultation with the colt’s shareholders and his trainers Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes, it was decided that All Too Hard had nothing left to prove, he had beaten the best, over the ideal distances and against all ages. All Too Hard retires after winning three consecutive Weight For Age, Group 1 races for his […]

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Pierro hits the right note

Pierro hits the right note

| August 18, 2013

PIERRO’S world class athletic excellence on the Australian racecourses, a 14 start career over 19 months that added up to 11 wins, five Group1s and over $4.5million, suggests what happened before in his breeding is of little consequence, but the history is so rich, that it embellishes further his potential to be a giant among […]

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