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Alligator Blood

Alligator set to trial for summer return

Caulfield Guineas runner-up Alligator Blood will trial at the Sunshine Coast before returning for the Queensland summer carnival.
Baccarat Baby

Baccarat Baby earns Group 1 Melbourne campaign

Baccarat Baby will join stablemate Alligator Blood on a Group One mission in Melbourne after the mare scored a first-up win at Eagle Farm.
Alligator Blood

Alligator tastes Blood in Guineas Prelude

Queensland-trained Alligator Blood has maintained his perfect race record with a strong win in the Caulfield Guineas Prelude.
Constant Flight

No easy options for Flight in Brisbane

In-form sprinter Constant Flight will face his acid test when he clashes with Jonker at Doomben.
Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood gets early Caulfield look

Alligator Blood has been afforded an opportunity to get to know Caulfield ahead of his Melbourne debut in the Guineas Prelude.

Eminent returns to pet track and distance

A return to his favourite track and distance could spark a return to form for Eminent at Doomben.
Alligator Blood

Plan B in action for Alligator Blood

Trainer David Vandyke has switched plans for unbeaten Alligator Blood after having to abort a Sydney start.
Alligator Blood

Alligator Blood stakes claim for spring

Trainer David Vandyke has warned his spring carnival rivals there is plenty of improvement in Doomben winner Alligator Blood.

Xanthus ready to shed maiden status

The promising Xanthus has won a trial as he prepares to shed his maiden status at Doomben.

Upgrade push for Sunshine Coast Guineas

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club believes its Guineas deserves to be upgraded to a Group Two level.

Baccarat Baby too tough in Guineas

Filly Baccarat Baby has overcome a tough run in the middle stages to win the Group Three Sunshine Guineas on Saturday.

Michael Hellyer after another Guineas win

Jockey Michael Hellyer is set to deliver another local win on Baccarat Baby in the Group Three Sunshine Coast Guineas.

Hellyer excited about Guineas ride

A suspension has not dampened jockey Michael Hellyer's enthusiasm for his ride on Baccarat Baby in the Queensland Guineas.

Fillies set to dominate Fred Best Classic

Fillies again look to have a strong chance of dominating the Group Three Fred Best Classic at Eagle Farm.

David Vandyke preparing autumn team

Queensland trainer David Vandyke's team for the Sydney autumn is starting to take shape with strong trials by Alligator Blood and Baccarat Baby.

David Vandyke to separate 2YO stablemates

Trainer David Vandyke has elected to keep his Golden Slipper hopefuls apart and will run only Alligator Blood at the Sunshine Coast.

Hold The Line wins after pre-race scare

Flighty filly Hold The Line will be aimed at the Magic Millions Guineas after maintaining her unbeaten record with a narrow win at the Sunshine...

Vandyke to exploit home track advantage

Trainer David Vandyke will have local knowledge on his side when he heads to the Sunshine Coast with a team of promising horses.

Viddora shows she’s on target for G1 Moir

Viddora has continued preparations for a first-up tilt in the Group One Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley with a pleasing barrier trial win at Cranbourne.

Qld spring hopes to trial at Cranbourne

Two of Queensland's best spring carnival aspirants, Asharani and Savanna Amour, are expected to trial at Cranbourne.

Baccarat Baby for Group One Flight Stakes

Baccarat Baby made it five wins in a row and earned a crack at the Flight Stakes in Sydney with her Doomben win.
Jeff Lloyd

Lloyd patience pays off on The Mechanic

Top jockey Jeff Lloyd has again showed his cool to win on odds-on favourite The Mechanic at Ipswich.

Hold The Line stays put, chases Qld riches

Promising filly Hold The Line will chase further QTIS bonus money in Queensland rather than joining some stablemates in Melbourne.

Baby gets valuable education at Caloundra

Baccarat Baby could join talented stablemate Asharani on a float to Melbourne after winning at Caloundra.

Vandyke targets Oaks with Miss Quaintly

Trainer David Vandyke is hoping it will be third time lucky in the VRC Oaks after Miss Quaintly won at Doomben on Saturday.