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Desert Lord steals the show in the 2021 Goldmarket Handicap

The 2021 Goldmarket Handicap was run and won at the Sunshine Coast on Friday, August 27. David Vandyke managed to steal the show away from...
David Vandyke

Startled returns in Sunshine Coast trials

Having missed nearly two years of racing through injury, Startled made his return to the track on Tuesday morning in a 1200m trial at the...
Weona Smartone

Vandyke delighted with Weona Smartone after Gold Coast win

There may not be a more aptly named racehorse in Australia than David Vandyke’s Weona Smartone, who lined up in just his fifth career start...
Punt Drunk racing news

Punt Drunk: Vandyke says no, Sam McClueless out of his depth

Punt Drunk casts an eye over the biggest horse racing stories to come out of the Australia Day holiday, including David Vandyke's big call on...

Tulloch Lodge Snaps Up Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood has found a new home in Sydney after his former trainer David Vandyke split with the horse's owners.
Alligator Blood

Crunch Time For Alligator Blood In Eagle

Alligator Blood's trainer David Vandyke admits the horse would probably be in Melbourne if not for the lure of the rich Golden Eagle at Rosehill.
Alligator Blood

Crunch Time Looms For Alligator Blood

Trainer David Vandyke will have a clearer picture of how well Alligator Blood's spring campaign is tracking when he tackles the Silver Eagle at Randwick.

Ipswich Races Friday Best Bets & Horse Betting Tips – 2nd October 2020

Eight races will be run and won at Ipswich on Friday and we believe that there is one clear standout on the card. The rail...

Vandyke Recruit Set To Lord It Over Rivals

Trainer David Vandyke is confident his recent acquisition Desert Lord can cope with a class rise in the Lexus Spring Cup at Eagle Farm.
Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood Odds-On For Comeback Race

Trainer David Vandyke isn't buying into the hype surrounding the much-anticipated return to racing of Group One winner Alligator Blood at Doomben.

Rothfire misses gallop after stable mishap

Trainer Rob Heathcote is not hitting the panic button with Rothfire after a minor injury ruled him out of a jump out at Doomben.

Epsom-bound Tyzone shines in barrier trial

Group One winner Tyzone indicated he was on target for an Epsom Handicap campaign with a solid placing in a Gold Coast barrier trial.
Alligator Blood

Stewards release Alligator Blood findings

Stewards have released their report into the Alligator Blood prohibited substance case after the gelding was stripped of his Magic Millions Guineas win.
Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood stripped of Guineas win

Alligator Blood was disqualified and trainer David Vandyke has been fined $20,000 after the horse returned a positive swab after the Magic Millions Guineas.

Media barred from Alligator Blood inquiry

Media outlets cannot attend an inquiry into Magic Million Guineas' winner Alligator Blood returning a positive swab after the $2 million race in January.

Hellyer suspended after Eagle Farm ride

Jockey Michael Hellyer has been suspended for 21 days for failing to ride short-priced favourite Amiche to the line at Eagle Farm.

Alligator Blood positive inquiry date set

Stewards have set a date for the inquiry into an irregularity in a swab taken from Alligator Blood after winning the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas.

Acrobatic lives up to breeding at Doomben

Smart two-year-old Acrobatic lived up to his strong breeding with an easy midweek win at Doomben.
Baccarat Baby

Maloney answers SOS for Sapphire Stakes

Top jockey Ryan Maloney has been booked to ride Baccarat Baby as the mare chases her first win this campaign in the Sapphire Stakes.
Baccarat Baby

Stradbroke reject to chase consolation

Tough mare Baccarat Baby can make up for missing the Stradbroke Handicap by winning the Group Two Dane Ripper Stakes at Eagle Farm.

Home track an advantage for Baccarat Baby

Honest Baccarat Baby will have a home track advantage in her final lead-up race to the Group One Stradbroke Handicap.

Dissolution scores first win in two years

Dissolution has rediscovered his best form when winning for the first time in two years at Doomben
Alligator Blood

Alligator’s Millions B sample positive

The B sample taken from Alligator Blood's Magic Millions win has also shown an irregularity to altrenogest meaning connections now face an inquiry.
Baccarat Baby

Vandyke looks to future with Baccarat Baby

Trainer David Vandyke is looking to the future with optimism as Baccarat Baby prepares to return to racing at Doomben.
Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood swab in irregularity probe

David Vandyke has denied administering the prohibited substance altrenogest to stable star Alligator Blood who has returned a swab irregularity.