Tag: 'Bill Thurlow'

Glory Days

Cup dream stays alive

The Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream is still alive for Group 1-winning stayer Glory Days and her connections. The pride of Waverley will be...
Irish Excuse

Local assignment for Gore warhorse

Evergreen galloper Irish Excuse may be 10 years old but he is showing no signs of slowing down. The No Excuse Needed gelding has recently...
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Glory Days returns

Group 1-winning mare Glory Days returned from retirement at the Foxton trials on Tuesday where she finished fourth in her 1000m heat. The Bill Thurlow-trained...
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Glory Days retired

The racing career of Group 1 winner Glory Days has come to an end. The daughter of Red Giant won 10 of her 32 starts...
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Sydney goals for Glory Days

Group 1-winning stayer Glory Days will make her raceday return at Awapuni on Friday and trainer Bill Thurlow is hoping it is the start of...
Beyond The Fort

Waverley Cup to launch another Group 1 bid

Kiwi, Glory Days…Beyond The Fort? It may be too early to mention the latter in the same breath as the two Group 1-winning stayers, but...
Melbourne Cup

NZ mare Glory Days out of Melbourne Cup

Auckland Cup winner Glory Days has taken longer than hoped to recover from a slight injury and will miss the Melbourne Cup.
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Moonee Valley Gold Cup for Glory Days

Last season’s New Zealand champion stayer, Glory Days, will use the Group 2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500m) this Saturday as her final chance to...
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Glory Days pleases in Melbourne debut

It’s not often that a trainer leaves a racecourse with a smile on their face after finishing out of the money but that was the...
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Flemington test for Glory Days

Glory Days will step out onto Flemington for the first time on Saturday and her connections are hoping she can return to the Melbourne track...
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Glory Days to kick-off Melbourne Cup campaign

Most trainers dream of having a runner in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) and that dream could become a reality for Waverley trainer Bill...
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Thurlow aiming for Melbourne glory

Group 1-winning stayer Glory Days made a pleasing return to the track at the Foxton trials on Tuesday in preparation for a Group 1 Melbourne...

Thurlow chases Cup glory

Waverley trainer Bill Thurlow has his doubts that Glory Days can win Saturday’s Group 2 Coca-Cola Avondale Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie but he’s confident the...

Thurlows enjoying Glory Days

Waverley farmer and part-time horse trainer Bill Thurlow thinks Glory Days might be the best horse he’s trained. The six-year-old Red Giant mare earned favouritism...

More glory days ahead Waverley mare

Glory Days took a step toward a few northern features when making a successful staying debut on her home course on Sunday. Trained by Bill...