Tag: 'Luke Currie'


Caulfield tune-up for Tagaloa

A gallop between races at Caulfield should have Tagaloa in top shape for his shot at the Group 1 All-Aged Stakes at Randwick. The Trent...

Mares gear up for Sangster Stakes at Caulfield

Anthony and Sam Freedman will have a couple of mares do battle in the Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield as the gear up for a...

Artorius has right credentials for Slipper success

Jockey Luke Currie believes Artorius is the right type to provide him with a victory in one of the majors on the Australian racing calendar....
Hey Doc

Hey Doc ready to light up The Valley

The Valley under lights and Hey Doc are a match made in heaven. The Tony and Calvin McEvoy-trained sprinter will be chasing a fourth Valley...
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Punt Drunk: Connections sweating on All Star Mile vet report

Punt Drunk brings you Friday's top tips and the hottest racing stories heading into the weekend, including the latest on some crucial vet checks ahead...

Artorius shines in crucial Slipper hitout

Blue Diamond Stakes winner Artorius will be paid up for the Golden Slipper on Monday following a sizzling barrier trial performance at Randwick. Having his...

Libertini to skip Randwick barrier trials

Libertini will bypass a scheduled barrier trial in favour of a race day excursion as she prepares for her autumn return in The Galaxy on...

Zoutori rises to challenge in Newmarket

Jockey Luke Currie has again proven a giant killer guiding outsider Zoutori to victory in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington. Currie was...

Sam Freedman Claims First Group One

Artorius has given trainer Anthony Freedman and jockey Luke Currie their second Blue Diamond Stakes in three years and Sam Freedman his first Group One...

Colt Can Sparkle Despite Unorthodox Prep

The Anthony and Sam Freedman camp are hoping for a high pressure Blue Diamond Stakes for Artorius, who will bid to emulate the feat of...

‘Tags’ Back And Australian Guineas-Bound

Former star two-year-old Tagaloa has rebounded back to his best form with a strong win in the C S Hayes Stakes in a great Australian...

Tagaloa Poised To Rebound At Flemington

Natalie Young believes the combination of barrier one, Flemington and a distance rise will help her star colt Tagaloa return to the winner's circle.
Portland Sky

Portland Sky Leaves Stars In His Wake

The Matt Laurie trained Portland Sky added his second Group Three victory to his resume when he led throughout to win the Manfred Stakes at...
Mystic Journey

Mystical’s All-Star Mile Campaign Begins

Champion Tasmanian mare Mystical Journey will begin her 2021 autumn assault at Launceston on Wednesday, with Adam Trinder setting her for The All-Star Mile.
Punt Drunk horse racing news & views

Punt Drunk: Racing Victoria pushing for eight-month Melham ban

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major stories floating around the traps today, including Ben Melham's impending sentence after pleading guilty to...

Wayward Mutt Stripped, Jocks Blocked & Stipes Baffle | Punt Drunk

Saturday how we love you! You are a punters favourite day of the week, even more so this weekend with a whopping 15(!) local gallops...
Arcadia Queen

Arcadia Queen Farewells Victoria In Style

Star mare Arcadia Queen showed she was one of the best in the land when she took out her second spring Group One with an...
Hey Doc

Giving His All Is Hey Doc’s Prescription

Tony McEvoy knows the VRC Sprint Classic is a tough challenge but he also knows his sprinter Hey Doc has the talent and the application...
Sin To Win

Sandown Cup aim for Sin To Win

Former New Zealand-trained galloper Sin To Win was back in the winner’s circle for the first time in 900 days, when successful in The Macca’s...
Hey Doc

Doc Chasing Second Manikato Stakes Crown

Calvin McEvoy believes Hey Doc is on track for a fourth Group One win in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley, saying the sprinter is...
Pretty Brazen

McEvoy In Pretty Brazen Chase For Dollars

Tony McEvoy is happy with the strength of his two-pronged attack on the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield where he runs Pretty Brazen and...
Luke Currie

Luke Currie has surgery after Valley fall

Luke Currie has had surgery for an injury to his C7 vertebra suffered when he fell from a horse past the post in a race...
Luke Currie

Tim Clark to ride Diamond favourite

Tim Clark will replace the injured Luke Currie aboard Blue Diamond Stakes favourite Hanseatic for Godolphin and trainer Anthony Freedman.

Hanseatic eases for Diamond following draw

Hanseatic remains the prominent favourite for the Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield, but has eased slightly after drawing the inside gate in the 16-horse field.
Luke Currie

Currie chasing back-to-back Blue Diamonds

Luke Currie is confident unbeaten Hanseatic is the horse to beat in the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes as the jockey strives for back-to-back wins...