Archive for July, 2013

Second Effort keeps on winning

Second Effort keeps on winning

| July 31, 2013

A horse who has already established one notable winning pattern will be out to create another after scoring the fourth stakes win of his career at Caulfield on Saturday. Second Effort, already a multiple winner of Victoria’s biggest country sprint, will attempt a second successive success in the Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes at […]

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Easy for Octavia

Easy for Octavia

| July 31, 2013

Trainer Mike Moroney’s decision to pull Caulfield specialist Octavia out of the Group Three Bletchingly Stakes paid off handsomely on Saturday. Octavia jumped to the front in the Daniel McMillian Handicap and the $1.95 favourite scored by 3-1/2 lengths from Draw Forward ($15) with Means A Lot ($13) third. Moroney will now target Octavia at […]

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Widden mourn the loss of Northern Meteor

Widden mourn the loss of Northern Meteor

| July 31, 2013

The highs and lows of racing and breeding were shockingly brought into focus at Widden Stud earlier tonight when Northern Meteor died suddenly from a swift and fatal attack of colic. Set to be crowned Australia’s Champion First Season Sire, Northern Meteor was bred and raced by Gooree Stud and retired to Widden in 2009. […]

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