Tag: 'AU'

Prince Leo

Prince Leo hangs tough to secure Trentham victory

Rugged stayer Prince Leo showed all his fighting qualities when he took out the Vernon & Vazey Truck Parts Parliamentary Handicap (2200m) at Trentham on...
Beauty Joy

Beauty Joy stuns with Group 3 Premier Cup victory

Steadily bridging the gap to Joao Moreira in the Hong Kong jockeys’ championship with a four-timer, Zac Purton was stunned by Beauty Joy’s incredible Group...
Tourbillon Diamond

Diamond shines for Badel with Group 3 Premier Plate success

Tourbillon Diamond (132lb) and Alexis Badel continued a rewarding partnership at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon (Sunday, June 19) with the duo nailing a stubborn win...
Prince Leo

Chance to press claims for Australian venture

Talented winter stayer Prince Leo will have an opportunity at Trentham on Saturday to prove himself worthy of joining his half-brother in Australia. The five-year-old...
2022 King's Stand Stakes

Nature Strip stuns the world with dominant Royal Ascot win

Australian sprinter Nature Strip has wowed the world with a 'scintillating' victory in the King's Stand Stakes (1000m) at Royal Ascot on Day 1 of...
Nature Strip Royal Ascot

Nature Strip ready to take on the world at Royal Ascot

While the 2022 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot might look to be a match race between Golden Pal and Australia's Nature Strip, Chris Waller...
Catalyst

Pike hoping Catalyst can find old zest

Comeback horse Alligator Blood’s Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) triumph has Cambridge trainer Tony Pike hoping that one of that horse’s most notable rivals can...
The Fearless One

Grylls adds another Brisbane trip to busy schedule

Leading jockey Craig Grylls has been collecting plenty of frequent-flyer points over the last few weeks, and he will return to Brisbane again on Saturday...
Big Mike

Red-letter day for Phelan

It was a red-letter day for Cambridge horseman Shaun Phelan at Hastings on Monday, with a four-win haul, including three in the saddle for local...
The Chosen One

Brisbane swansong for The Chosen One before stud duties

The Chosen One will have his final race in the AUD$1.2 million Group 2 The Q22 (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday, before retiring to...
Carolina Reaper

Easter Handicap winner to race in Dubai

Last start Group 3 Easter Handicap (1600m) winner Carolina Reaper will do her future racing in the Middle East. The four-year-old mare will join Dubai-bound...
Sam Weatherley

Weatherley riding crest of a wave

Sam Weatherley is enjoying a rewarding season in the saddle highlighted by stakes successes at home and across the Tasman, while a notable milestone has...
Tutukaka

Tony Pike after Derby spoils

Trainer Tony Pike is hoping the turnaround in weather can play into the hands of his Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) contender Tutukaka at Eagle...
Mazzolino

Stablemates signing off in juvenile feature

A pair of highly regarded fillies from Stephen Marsh’s stable will go head-to-head at Te Rapa on Saturday when they chase black type honours to...
Opie Bosson

Bosson in demand for Brisbane

Opie Bosson’s Brisbane dance card is filling up well with the champion rider already locked in for half a-dozen feature race mounts during the Queensland...
Murray Baker

Forsman ready for solo challenge as training legend steps down

Trainer Andrew Forsman woke up on Sunday morning with the realisation that whatever happens in his Cambridge stable from now on, the buck stops with...
Dark Destroyer

Dark Destroyer the bright spot in week of drama for O’Sullivan

A gallant run for second in Saturday’s Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1600m) by Dark Destroyer brought some welcome relief for co-trainer Lance O’Sullivan. O’Sullivan prepares...
Cote De Beaune

Big Walker contingent for Cambridge Breeders’

With two Group One wins in the four weeks since he has returned to the New Zealand trainers’ ranks, Mark Walker has well and truly...
Robert Dennis

Dennis moving in new direction

Southland trainer Robert Dennis is in the process of winding down his stable, but he won’t be completely lost to the industry and is hoping...
Enjoying

Enjoying steps up for Queen Mother Memorial Cup

Enjoying’s career in Hong Kong hasn’t been straightforward but trainer Chris So is optimistic the Dundeel gelding can expel stamina queries and requite his owners...
Babylon Berlin

Queensland campaign for Babylon Berlin

Class sprinter Babylon Berlin is joining Tony Pike’s team for the next couple of months in order to take on some of Australia’s best sprinters...
Two Illicit

Te Rapa swansong for Two Illicit

Top quality performer Two Illicit will be chasing the perfect end to a stellar racing career when she steps out in Saturday’s Group 2 Travis...
Rising Storm

Rising Storm provides tonic for Bishara

Despite feeling completely drained of energy after his day at the races at Pukekohe on Saturday, Nick Bishara had a broad smile on his face...
Pinarello

Pinarello dominant in Championship Stakes

Promising three-year-old stayer Pinarello shook off the disappointment of being late scratched at the barrier earlier this month with a stunning win in the Group...
Sharp ‘N’ Smart

Sharp performance snares stakes victory for smart juvenile

Two-year-old galloper Sharp ‘N’ Smart put his best foot forward at Pukekohe when he dashed home late in the piece to capture the Listed Staphanos...