Tag: 'Funstar'

Verry Elleegant

Trainer Wary As Mare Resumes Off Cup Prep

Star mare Verry Elleegant has not raced since the Melbourne Cup but trainer Chris Waller believes she has the class to make a first-up impact.

Thompson Hoping For Dream Start In Apollo

Twelve months after Dreamforce was narrowly beaten in the Apollo Stakes, the frontrunner will return to Randwick for another bite at the cherry.
Verry Elleegant

Elleegant Heads Up Waller’s Apollo Mission

Champion trainer Chris Waller is looking forward to seeing what multiple Group One winner Verry Elleegant can achieve now she has finally matured.
Nature Strip

Stars Edge Closer To Lightning Return

Two of the country's fastest horses, Bivouac and Nature Strip, have continued their autumn build up in a barrier trial at Rosehill.
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.

Favourite Draws Wide In Golden Eagle

Funstar will have to overcome the outside barrier if she is to deliver trainer Chris Waller a second victory in the rich Golden Eagle at...

Probabeel provides Richards with Group 1 double

Star Kiwi mare Probabeel capped another stellar day for outstanding young trainer Jamie Richards when winning the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) under a positive...

Rivals Out To Break Epsom Hoodoo For Mares

Arch rivals Funstar and Probabeel will be looking to improve on the surprisingly poor strike rate of mares in the Group One Epsom Handicap at...
Glen Boss

Wide Draw No Barrier For Funstar In Epsom

Shooting for back-to-back wins in the Group One Epsom Handicap, Glen Boss is bullish about getting the job done on Funstar despite her outside draw.

Wild Planet Earns Top Marks At Rosehill

The first two horses across the line in the Theo Marks Stakes, Wild Planet and Funstar, are set for a rematch in next month's Group...

McDonald in Sweet position at Randwick

The first Group One meeting of the season is shaping to be a happy hunting ground for top jockey James McDonald if early markets have...
Nature Strip

Waller’s biggest stars prepare to trial

Nature Strip will be the headline act at a star-studded barrier trial session at Rosehill, which also includes Caulfield Cup fancy Master Of Wine.
Shout The Bar

No Bar too high for Hyeronimus in Group 1

Tulloch Lodge has continued its golden Sydney autumn carnival run, winning its third Group One in successive weeks with Shout The Bar in the Vinery...

Vinery Stud Stakes: What you need to know

A look at the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes over 2000m for three-year-old fillies at Rosehill.

Top fillies to do battle in Vinery

The Chris Waller-trained Funstar is tracking to become the dominant filly of the autumn if she can add the Vinery to her record.
Kris Lees

Lees filly could be a Thorn in the side

Rising to a middle distance could prove an advantage for untapped talent Game Of Thorns when she takes on two benchmark fillies at Rosehill.

Field of 13 for Vinery, nine in Tancred

Funstar and Probabeel headline a field of 13 for the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill while none stayers have been declared for the...
John Sargent

Aspect Ratio heads to Vinery on Oaks path

Aspect Ratio will step up to 2000m for the first time in the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes on a path to the ATC Australian...

Next round for Funstar and Probabeel

Star fillies Funstar and Probabeel will meet in a Group One race for third time with the score at one-all.
Positive Peace

High five for James McDonald at Rosehill

James McDonald has enjoyed a day out at Rosehill riding five of the nine winners highlighted by top filly Funstar in the Phar Lap Stakes.

Funstar a shining light in Rosehill mud

Top filly Funstar has turned the tables on Probabeel, leading most of the way to win the Phar Lap Stakes at Rosehill.

Star fillies don’t scare Hawkes’ Spend

The Phar Lap Stakes could be reduced to six runners with four horses in doubt to line up in the Group Two race at Rosehill.

Probabeel out to spoil the Fun in Surround

New Zealand raider Probabeel returns to Sydney on a mission to exact revenge on Funstar in the Surround Stakes after a narrow spring defeat.

Bowman backs Flit in Surround face-off

Two of the most exciting fillies in the country, Flit and Funstar, go head to head for the first time in the Group One Surround...

Group Two Light Fingers likely for Funstar

Flight Stakes winner Funstar is likely to resume in the Light Fingers Stakes ahead of a Group One clash with New Zealand filly Probabeel.