Archive for September, 2013

Rebel Dane’s overdue Group One

Rebel Dane’s overdue Group One

| September 30, 2013

The highly talented Rebel Dane has thrown the Group One monkey off his back with a narrow victory in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield. There was no time for a winning salute by Glen Boss as he passed the line in a hectic finish, with Rebel Dane holding only a short-half-head margin from […]

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Samaready outstanding in Moir

Samaready outstanding in Moir

| September 30, 2013

SAMAREADY put forward a compelling case to suggest she is Australia’s best sprinter with a stunning performance to win the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1200m) easily leaving a number of stars in her wake. Her jockey Craig Newitt summed up the performance at Moonee Valley last night with a simple “wow” before expanding to say […]

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It’s A Dundeel upsets Atlantic Jewel

It’s A Dundeel upsets Atlantic Jewel

| September 24, 2013

It’s A Dundeel brought the unbeaten run of star mare Atlantic Jewel to an end, winning a thrilling renewal of the Underwood Stakes in Melbourne. The race had been marketed as the #raceofthemillennium, and the spectacle which brought an end to the day’s racing at Caulfield failed to disappoint. With no natural leader in the […]

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Popular win by Zoustar in Golden Rose

Popular win by Zoustar in Golden Rose

| September 16, 2013

Zoustar notched Group One win 99 for champion jockey Jim Cassidy when the two teamed up to win Saturday’s $1 million Golden Rose (1200m) at Rosehill and emerged as a leading contender for next month’s Caulfield Guineas in Melbourne. Trainer Chris Waller has always held the colt in high regard and he was glad to see […]

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Zoustar triumphant in Golden Rose

Zoustar triumphant in Golden Rose

| September 16, 2013

Champion trainer Chris Waller labelled Zoustar a special horse after he trounced a field of top-class rivals to win the $1 million Golden Rose (1,400m) at Rosehill in Sydney. The confidence of Zoustar’s connections was dented when the horse drew the outside gate in the 16-horse field, but Jim Cassidy rode him patiently before unleashing […]

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Atlantic Jewel stunning again

Atlantic Jewel stunning again

| September 16, 2013

Champion mare Atlantic Jewel showed she was on track for Australasia’s weight for age championship with another stunning win this time at Moonee Valley in the Group Two Stocks Stakes. In another incredibly soft and arrogant victory, Atlantic Jewel cruised home to beat Oasis Bloom to extend her unbeaten run to nine. So easy was […]

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Weekend stakes winners herald exciting spring

Weekend stakes winners herald exciting spring

| September 8, 2013

Interesting Stakes winners at Flemington and Randwick herald an exciting Spring. Charlie Boy emerged as a Caulfield Guineas contender with an impressive win against a crack field in the Group Two Danehill Stakes at Flemington. One of last season’s most promising juveniles, Charlie Boy showed he’d come back stronger as a three-year-old by winning the […]

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Commanding Jewel back to winning form

Commanding Jewel back to winning form

| September 8, 2013

Commanding Jewel returned to winning form with a convincing performance to take out the Let’s Elope Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. Having taken benefit out of her first-up run from an injury-enforced spell, Commanding Jewel ($9) settled midfield in the 1400m Group Two event for mares before sprinting to the front in the straight. She […]

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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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