Splintex to target The Galaxy

The Group One Galaxy will be the autumn goal for talented sprinter Splintex, who was among the standouts when a host of stars stepped out at the Randwick barrier trials. The Mark Newnham-trained entire comfortably took out the opening 900m heat, defeating Group One Empire Rose Stakes winner Shout The Bar by almost three lengths. […]

Streets Of Avalon on track for Australia Stakes at The Valley

Trainer Shane Nichols will be taking his brother and sister combination to The Valley on Friday night of Streets Of Avalon and Orlando Grove chasing the feature races. Nichols’s stable star six-year-old gelding Streets Of Avalon will run in the Group 2 $200,000 Australia Stakes and his younger three-year-old sister Orlando Grove will run in […]

Mystic Journey to begin All-Star Mile campaign at Launceston

Star Tasmanian mare Mystic Journey will begin her 2021 All-Star Mile campaign at Launceston tomorrow night and according to betting markets a win is close to a formality. TAB fixed odds has Mystic Journey at $1.10 to win the 1200 metres, weight-for-age sprint. Her trainer Adam Trinder is setting Mystic Journey for The All-Star Mile […]

Shaquero gives Chris Waller first Magic Millions Classic win

Champion trainer Chris Waller broke new ground in his magnificent career when he claimed his first Magic Millions 2YO Classic with Shaquero at the Gold Coast. Ridden by Hugh Bowman, Shaquero ($13) settled just off the speed before hitting the lead soon after straightening and holding a late challenge from Alpine Edge ($8.50) to win […]

Prezado and Sword Of Mercy on track for Kensington Stakes

The Mat Ellerton and Simon Zahra stable have been Melbourne’s most in-form trainers over summer and they hope to continue on their winning way at Flemington on Saturday. The Flemington stable has four runners entered with two of their stable stars Prezado and Sword Of Mercy facing off against each other in the feature event, […]

Inglis Sprint back on the agenda for Malkovich

Malkovich has put next month’s $1 million Inglis Sprint back on his agenda after he bounced back from a flop on a heavy track for the Bjorn Baker stable to take out the opening race at Randwick. Stable representative Stephen McLean said Malkovich was back to his best on the drier Soft 6 surface to […]

Never Again to contest Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington

Clinton McDonald is hoping to be rewarded for targeting summer racing with Never Again who will contest the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington. McDonald believes the last start Benchmark 78 winner at Caulfield over 1400 metres is in with a great chance despite rising to stakes grade. The Caulfield trainer isn’t overly concerned about […]

Melbourne Cup 2021 goal for Persan

After being the first locally trained horse home in the 2020 Melbourne Cup, Australia’s most improved stayer Persan’s sole focus for this year will be another tilt at Australia’s most famous race. Co-trainer David Eustace said with this in mind they don’t intend to tackle weight-for-age races, or set him for a race like the […]

Fine Dane ready to produce best at Caulfield

John Moloney is usually assured that his reliable sprinter Fine Dane will race consistently each preparation. Last spring though that didn’t happen and after three runs which he described as disappointing Moloney pulled the plug on the campaign. On Saturday at Caulfield, Moloney said all the signs with Fine Dane are that he has returned […]

Mick Price sets sights on Inglis Millenium with Profiteer

Caulfield trainer Mick Price has decided to target the Inglis Millenium first-up in February in Sydney with brilliant two-year-old colt Profiteer. And Price has also decided to miss the autumn carnival with his exciting three-year-old gelding Ayrton. Price said on RSN radio on Monday morning that they had devised an ambitious plan with Profiteer to […]