Tag: 'gai waterhouse'

Social Element

Kiwi jumper in his element ahead of Grand National

New Zealand-bred jumper Social Element is flying heading into the Australian Grand National Steeplechase (4500m) at Ballarat on Sunday. The eight-year-old son of Savabeel has...
Sportsbet crash

Punt Drunk: A Saturday to forget for Sportsbet

The Punt Drunk team has taken a deep dive into some of the major racing news from over the weekend, including Sportsbet going down on...

Punt Drunk: Stray roo stops the show at Bairnsdale

Punt Drunk kicks off another week with some of the more interesting news stories doing the rounds, including Sunday's events at Bairnsdale and Gai Waterhouse's...

Champagne back-up on the radar for Converge

Tulloch Lodge will give serious consideration to chasing a Group 1 target with Listed winner Converge.

Elusive Derby win in sight for Waterhouse and Bott

Tulloch Lodge is putting its faith in an inexperienced three-year-old to deliver Gai Waterhouse an overdue victory in one of the few Sydney G1 races...
Yao Dash

Yao Dash earns Doncaster Mile berth

Lightly-raced gelding Yao Dash has booked his spot in the Doncaster Mile with a dominant all-the-way win at Rosehill.

Patience paying off with Sacramento

Patience and precision have been the vital ingredients to Sacramento’s Sydney Cup campaign, which will finally ramp up a notch at Rosehill. Last year’s VRC...
Swift Witness

Swift Witness flying under the Slipper radar

Tulloch Lodge will rely on improving filly Swift Witness in its quest for successive Golden Slipper wins and co-trainer Adrian Bott is hoping her barrier...
Dawn Passage

Ryder the perfect Doncaster Passage

Dawn Passage made an underwhelming return to racing but his Tulloch Lodge trainers are confident he will rebound in the Group One George Ryder Stakes....

Golden Slipper winner retired to stud

Golden Slipper winner Farnan has been retired after suffering a training setback and will stand at Kia Ora Stud this spring. Trainers Gai Waterhouse and...
Shout The Bar

Shout The Bar to take her place in All Star Mile

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Shout The Bar has been given the all-clear to take her place in the $5 million All Star Mile...

Slipper Conundrum For Tilianam’s Owners

She boasts a pedigree more akin to an Oaks-type filly but juvenile Tilianam is showing herself to be a natural talent with two wins from...

Wolfe Set To Deliver Trainers Another Cup

Lightly-raced stayer Wolfe is favoured to give Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott consecutive wins in the Listed Australia Day Cup at Warwick Farm.

Sacramento Puts A Spring In Bott’s Step

Tulloch Lodge will take a long-term view with Sacramento, who has underlined his staying potential with a strong all-the-way victory at his home track.

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.

Gooree Gelding Primed To Rule On Return

Despite a lack of recent racing, expectations are high for Tulloch Lodge four-year-old Rule The World when he resumes at Kembla Grange.
Butter Blonde

Blinkers Go On Butter Blonde At Ballarat

Connections of Butter Blonde are hoping a preparatory gallop at Ballarat has schooled the filly sufficiently for her first race in the clockwise direction.
Dawn Passage

Gong Could Provide Perfect Autumn Passage

Golden Eagle placegetter Dawn Passage will extend to a mile for the first time at Kembla Grange and his trainers expect him to relish the...
Shout The Bar

Oliver Says Bott’s Blinker Idea Wins Race

Damien Oliver wasn't impressed by Shout The Bar's trackwork midweek but the addition of blinkers on race day has proven to be a masterstroke.

Riodini ready for lucrative feature

Former Kiwi Riodini will enter Saturday’s A$7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m) in good form for what has been the target race all preparation. The New...

Knights Order Too Strong In Tatts Cup

Winona Costin has celebrated a winning double at Randwick, adding a victory aboard Tulloch Lodge gelding Knights Order to her Highway Handicap triumph.

Dollar For Dollar Catapulted Into Everest

Connections of Golden Slipper winner Farnan have decided to bypass a start in The Everest with his spot filled by Gilgai Stakes placegetter Dollar For...

Nature Strip Gets Green Light From Vets

Multiple Group One winner Nature Strip has passed an endoscopic examination, clearing him to continue his preparation for The Everest.

Farnan Out Of Roman Consul With Foot Issue

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are facing a battle to get Farnan fit for The Everest after the colt was a notable omission from the...

Golden Eagle target ideal for Riodini

A gallant effort for third by Kiwi-bred galloper Riodini in Saturday’s Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) gave co-owner and breeder Alan Galbraith a massive thrill....