Tradewind causes upset in Eureka Stockade

Adelaide raider Tradewind has emulated his sire Trust In A Gust by winning the Eureka Stockade at Ballarat in a boilover. In taking out the 1400 metre race for three-year-olds, Tradewind, a member of Trust In A Gust’s first crop, gave the Swettenham Stud-based stallion his best winner from a handful of runners. His trainer […]

Shelby Cobra out to extend winning streak at Ballarat

Mike Moroney is hoping rising star Shelby Cobra can answer one burning question when he bids to extend his winning streak at Ballarat. Moroney is in two-minds about whether the three-year-old is purely a sprinter or if he will be even better extended to a mile. Shelby Cobra is a $1.40 favourite with TAB fixed […]

Butter Blonde on track for Magic Millions Clockwise Classic

Stakes-placed filly Butter Blonde will have a key gear change for the Magic Millions Clockwise Classic at Ballarat after struggling in her first serious gallop in the reverse direction. The filly competed in a right-handed jump out earlier this week, which is part of the qualification criteria for Saturday’s race, and co-trainer Adrian Bott admits […]

Kerrin McEvoy weighing up Hong Kong trip

Kerrin McEvoy is yet to commit to riding Classique Legend in the Hong Kong Sprint as he waits to see if there is any change to current quarantine requirements. As it stands, the top jockey would have to spend Christmas in isolation if he travelled to Hong Kong for the Group One ride on December […]

Allibor takes out the Sandown Guineas

Warrnambool trainer Symon Wilde took out his second Sandown Guineas when maiden Allibor held off Sydney filly Sweet Reply to win narrowly. Wilde decided to tackle the Sandown Guineas with Allibor only after he finished fourth at Flemington last Saturday over 1400 metres. Wilde won the race in 2011 with So Swift, who had only […]

Allibor on track for the Sandown Guineas

In-form trainer Symon Wilde has tasted success in a Sandown Guineas before and he’s hoping he can add a second win with Allibor. Training with his father Bill, Wilde claimed the 2012 Sandown Guineas with So Swift, who was having his fifth start, and Allibor is also lightly-raced having had only three starts. So Swift […]

Trumbull ready to tackle The Hunter at Newcastle

Kim Waugh has established a wonderful affinity with the Newcastle circuit and she hopes to continue it with Trumbull in the $1 million The Hunter. The trainer has been in outstanding form at the provincial track, saddling up six winners and five placegetters from her past 13 starters at Newcastle. Market 💰: View the Odds […]

Princess Jenni ready for Zipping Classic at Sandown

Although Princess Jenni burst onto the scene winning four of her first six starts, trainer David Brideoake knew even then that she needed time and was a long way from being the finished product. Her last victory in that early sequence came in the 2019 Group One Australasian Oaks at Morphettville but Brideoake suspected she […]

Lord Belvedere on track for the Zipping Classic at Sandown

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable is hoping to replicate its success of last year and take out the two major staying races at the closing meeting of the spring carnival at Sandown. On the corresponding program twelve months ago they were successful with Southern France winning the Group Two Zipping Classic (2400m) and […]

Phillip Stokes sets sights on Magic Millions Cup with Samson

Former leading apprentice Ben Allen took advantage of his best metropolitan opportunity for a long time with a polished all-the-way win on Sansom in the Chatham Stakes. It was Allen’s first victory at Flemington since March 2019 and Sansom’s trainer Phillip Stokes said it made the win even more special with the jockey on board. […]