Tag: 'Mark Du Plessis'

South African jockey Mark Du Plessis

Du Plessis hoping Adelase can turn tables on Baanone

Mark Du Plessis will be hoping to reverse the result when Adelase comes up against Baanone again in race three at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Platinum Invador

Queensland raid for Platinum Invador

Group One performed stayer Platinum Invador has crossed the Tasman for a three-start Queensland campaign. The five-year-old gelding has joined Barry Lockwood’s Eagle Farm stable...
Full Metal Jacket

Punt Drunk: Heathcote contesting fine over foul-mouthed rant

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major stories in racing at the moment, including the fallout from Robert Heathcote's recent altercation with...
Chapter And Verse

Chapter And Verse Returns To Defend Title

Desleigh Forster has reverted to a tried and true method with Chapter And Verse as he aims for consecutive wins in the George Moore Stakes...
Taylor Marshall

Forster weighs up jockey options for filly

A rib injury to Taylor Marshall has forced trainer Desleigh Forster to seek a replacement rider for talented filly Eelloh at Doomben.

Weight concern for resuming Kisukano

Trainer Michael Nolan is worried about the big weight allocated to top filly Kisukano when she returns to racing on the Sunshine Coast.
Mark du Plessis

Du Plessis eyes Group 1 prize

Fresh from recording his first Group 2 victory since relocating to Queensland, jockey Mark du Plessis is now turning his attention to the Group 1...
Jim Byrne

Trainers scrambling for Stradbroke jockeys

Coronavirus restrictions on travel have led to a scramble to get jockeys for the Group One Stradbroke Handicap on June 6.
Love You Lucy

Lucy repays Squair with Silk Stocking win

Love You Lucy has made amends for ending trainer Barry Squair's days as a trackwork rider with her win in the Listed Silk Stocking.
Mishani Hustler

Ross opts for stakes race with Mishani

Trainer Les Ross has opted to miss a Gold Coast race to tackle stakes company with Doomben specialist Mishani Hustler.

Etana ready to open winter campaign

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained mare Etana has arrived in Queensland to begin her winter campaign at the Sunshine Coast.

Kisukano shines brightest in Jewel victory

Toowoomba filly Kisukano has caused one of the biggest feature race upsets in Queensland history when she won The Jewel 2YO at the Gold Coast

Twilighter set for bright staying future

Talented mare Twilighter showed she was on the road to being a top stayer with her strong win at Eagle Farm.
Barry Lockwood

Lockwood on the attack at Eagle Farm

Handy stayer Art Attack has been sold to a client of trainer Barry Lockwood and will take the first step to a northern Cups campaign.
Desleigh Forster

Boom Spender stays home for first win

Trainer Desleigh Forster's unwillingness to risk a weekend traffic jam has paid off with promising two-year-old Boom Spender's win at Doomben.
Desleigh Forster

Red Chase escapes injury in unusual mishap

Promising Red Chase has escaped injury after running off the track when field-shy in the last race at Eagle Farm.
South African jockey Mark Du Plessis

Another first looms for emerging Fogden

Trainer Kacy Fogden has had some career firsts of late and Happy Two Thousand can give her a metropolitan breakthrough at Doomben.

Kiwi jockey enjoys Cup success

Mark Du Plessis has made a significant breakthrough on his current Australian riding stint. The New Zealand jockey celebrated his first black type winner there...

Mark Du Plessis to ride Most Important

Mark Du Plessis will ride the Tony Gollan-trained Most Important in the Group One Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben.
Caprikosa winning at Ellerslie

Caprikosa to target Westbury Classic or Rich Hill Mile

Peter and Dawn Williams are weighing up their black type options with Caprikosa. The Byerley Park trainers completed a rewarding weekend when she was successful...

Progressive stayer Symphonic presents problems for Williams

Progressive mare Symphonic lived up to the pre-race confidence of co-trainer Peter Williams when she provided a polished display to land her fourth career victory...