Tag: 'Billy Egan'

Billy Egan, Barry The Baptist

Friday News Briefs: Egan banned for flogging not-yet-dead horse

It has been a big week in racing, and punters are sure to be up and about for another jam-packed weekend of Group 1 racing....
Cherry Tortoni

Payne Looking Forward To Clear Guineas Run

Patrick Payne is hoping that Cherry Tortoni can put his hand up as a legitimate Australian Derby chance with a flashing run in the Australian...

Payne Has Big Opinion Of Shocking Stayer

Patrick Payne has big plans for lightly raced former New Zealand stayer Defibrillate who he is aiming at the Adelaide Cup. He's in action at...
Cherry Tortoni

Cherry Tortoni Ripe For Victoria Derby

Patrick Payne was relieved to see Cherry Tortoni return to his best form to win the Moonee Valley Vase in style, ahead of a Victoria...
Cherry Tortoni

Cherry Tortoni Ready For Guineas Clash

Trainer Patrick Payne couldn't be happier with Cherry Tortoni going into the Caulfield Guineas but he rates rival Glenfiddich as the horse to beat.

Warning Kicks Off Melbourne Cup Mission

Victoria Derby winner Warning is pleasing his trainers ahead of his return in the Makybe Diva Stakes but his main target is the Melbourne Cup.

Efflorescence scores narrow Caulfield win

After breaking his maiden at his third attempt, two-year-old colt Efflorescence has made it back-to-back victories with his first city success at Caulfield.
Cherry Tortoni

Cherry Tortoni makes it three from three

Cherry Tortoni has remained unbeaten from three starts in the Listed Taj Rossi Series Final while Denis Pagan's first runner as a trainer finished third.
Danny O'Brien

Plein Ciel in form for Winter Championships Final

Plein Ciel has performed well in two Winter Championship Series heats and trainer Danny O'Brien believes he is poised to do likewise in the Final...
Cherry Tortoni

Cherry Tortoni in strong Flemington win

The Patrick Payne-trained two-year-old gelding Cherry Tortoni has made it two wins from as many starts with a strong victory over 1420m at Flemington.

Whip rules scrutinised after Cup dead-heat

A breach of the whip rule from Billy Egan on Plein Ciel was not found until after correct weight when the galloper dead-heated with Shot...
Plein Ciel

Shot Of Irish, Plein Ciel share Cup spoils

Shot Of Irish and Plein Ciel have finished in a dead-heat for first in the Travis Harrison Cup over 1600m at The Valley.

Josh Julius after Cup start for Super Girl

Victory in The Andrew Ramsden at Flemington will come with the bonus of a ballot exemption into the Melbourne Cup.
Craig Williams

Jockeys get charter flight to Group 1 meeting

A group of Victorian jockeys will be joined by two of their NSW counterparts on a charter flight to Sydney to ride at the Golden...
Five To Midnight

Pratt’s star stayer shines in Tasmania

Seven months on from an accident that could have claimed his life, prominent owner and sponsor Kevin Pratt is back doing what he loves –...

Egan grabs rich win amid busy schedule

Jockey Billy Egan has been rewarded for keeping a hectic schedule, plundering a $1 million race in Sydney just hours before he is due to...
Mr Cashman

Mr Cashman shows class with Valley victory

The decision by owner Joe O'Neill to purchase Mr Cashman as a weanling has been vindicated with the colt scoring a debut win at The...
Bravo Tango

Bravo Tango delivers Freedman Cup day win

Mitch Freedman admits Bravo Tango has been a frustrating horse but the gelding has delivered the trainer a satisfying win on Melbourne Cup day at...
Billy Egan, Barry The Baptist

Jockey Billy Egan banned for four months

Victorian jockey Billy Egan has been outed for four months after a positive result to a banned substance in a race day urine sample.

RAD Board dismisses charge against Egan

Jockey Billy Egan has had a charge over a ride at Mornington dismissed by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board.

Stewards charge Egan over Mornington ride

Jockey Billy Egan faces a charge from Racing Victoria stewards over his ride on beaten favourite Zizzis at Mornington.

Drawing wide no barrier for Widgee Turf

Widgee Turf has overcome the widest draw in the Group Three Victoria Handicap to storm home to an impressive win at Caulfield.