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Group 1 first for Myboycharlie

Group 1 first for Myboycharlie

| June 9, 2014

Myboycharlie joined the elite team at Vinery when his filly Peggy Jean won the G1 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Randwick. Peggy Jean (2f Myboycharlie – Lady Of Love by Lago Delight) banked $670,000 for her connections with a half-length victory over Scratch Me Lucky (Snitzel) and Cornrow (Duporth).  “We bypassed the Golden Slipper […]

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Australia triumphs in the Epsom Derby

Australia triumphs in the Epsom Derby

| June 9, 2014

AIDAN O’BRIEN claimed a record third straight Derby success after Australia, described by the master trainer as the best horse he has trained, lived up to the billing with a show-stopping success in Britain’s premier Flat race. Out of Oaks winner Ouija Board by Derby hero Galileo, Australia, sent off a well-backed 11-8 favourite, fulfilled […]

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Villagebet punters off to a flyer

Villagebet punters off to a flyer

| June 9, 2014

Our punters got off to a flying start at Eagle Farm on Saturday with the @Villagebet selection Sports Edition saluting at the delicious odds of $8.50. Punters who follow our FREE selections each week certainly reap the rewards. Our selections are posted each Friday night at the Villagebet Racing Tips Page. A promising Northern Meteor […]

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Championships Preview

Championships Preview

| April 12, 2014

The Championships have arrived and thoroughbred racing’s ‘Grand Finals’ are set to produce some exhilarating racing. Four Group Ones will be the highlight on the first of two days of The Championships with the main attraction being the The Star Doncaster Mile. Premier trainer Chris Waller will line up an incredible six runners in the […]

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Snitzerland blisters in Lightning

Snitzerland blisters in Lightning

| February 20, 2014

Four-year-old mare Snitzerland showed sustained speed to hold off Shamexpress and Samaready in Saturday’s Black Caviar Lightning (1,000m) at Flemington, the first leg of the Global Sprint Challenge. Snitzerland ($5) has raced at the highest level throughout her career, and trainer Gerald Ryan sent her into the Lightning on the back of a record-breaking trial […]

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Moment Of Change breaks G1 duck

Moment Of Change breaks G1 duck

| February 20, 2014

Black Caviar’s former trainer and rider combined with perennial bridesmaid Moment Of Change to win the Group 1 Orr Stakes at Caulfield. They scored again with A Time For Julia in the Group 3 Bellmaine Stakes. Moody also added the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes with Spirits Dance, with Vlad Duric in the saddle. Moment […]

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Overseas campaign for Paximadia

Overseas campaign for Paximadia

| November 18, 2013

PAXIMADIA may have farewelled Australian racing in the best way possible with a fighting victory in the Sandown Guineas (1600m). Trainer Peter Snowden said he would speak to Darley representatives in Dubai in the next couple of days to find out whether he is required to join the Godolphin team. “I’ll know more tomorrow. At […]

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Classic Sertorius

Classic Sertorius

| November 18, 2013

Jamie Edwards, the Geelong trainer of Sertorius, was holding back tears of joy after Sertorius won the last staying race of the spring carnival – the Group Two Zipping Classic at Caulfield. The Trainer suffered three broken vertebrae in the fall in February but he was only looking ahead after the biggest win of his […]

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Boban the brave in Emirates

Boban the brave in Emirates

| November 14, 2013

Boban is a star! CHRIS Waller made this official after Boban’s victory in the Group 1 Emirates Stakes. Boban took out the final Group One race of the Spring Carnival, winning the Emirates Stakes at Flemington, holding off a fast-finishing Smokin’ Joey. The victory was Boban’s fifth successive race win. Trainer Chris Waller was full of […]

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Buffering dominates G1 sprint

Buffering dominates G1 sprint

| November 14, 2013

IT took war horse Buffering 36 starts to chalk up his first Group 1 but his second G1 win at Flemington yesterday was far more dominant. Black Caviar made the Patinack Farm Classic her own, winning it twice in the last three years, but a new race name and a new era has emerged since […]

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