Tag: 'Mark Zahra'

Punt Drunk: Potting jockeys never works

If the last week has taught the team at Punt Drunk anything, it is to never pot a jockey, and never back the Chris Waller-trained...

Bodyguard dominates the boys in Blue Diamond Prelude

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Bodyguard ($4.20) demolished his rivals in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday afternoon.

Snow Patrol gets the head down in Group 2 Autumn Stakes

Mark Zahra and the Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr team have combined with Snow Patrol to grind away to victory in the Group 2...

High Octane glides into Blue Diamond Stakes favouritism

Peter & Paul Snowden and Mark Zahra combined with High Octane to take out the Listed Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) at Caulfield on Friday.

Just Folk breaks winless drought with Eclipse Stakes victory

Gavin Bedggood and Mark Zahra have combined with Just Folk to take out the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes on Zipping Classic Day at Caulfield.

Prowess primed for Champions Stakes assignment

Roger James believes he has ticked all the boxes with his multiple Group One winner Prowess ahead of the Group 1 Champions Stakes (2000m) at...

Without A Fight creates history with dominant Melbourne Cup win

Anthony & Sam Freedman and Mark Zahra have combined with Without A Fight to claim the Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 7.
Willie Mullins Vauban has drifted in Melbourne Cup betting

Favourite Vauban draws perfect barrier for Melbourne Cup

The $8 million Melbourne Cup for 2023 will be run and won on Tuesday, November 7, where 24 runners will compete in the 3200m classic...
Mark Zahra after winning the Melbourne Cup on Gold Trip in 2022

Zahra says ditching Gold Trip for Melbourne Cup was tough call

Top jockey Mark Zahra says his decision to ditch defending Melbourne Cup winner Gold Trip, for Without A Fight, was an agonising one that had...

Archo Nacho gives Zahra four on Cox Plate Day

Matt Laurie and Mark Zahra have combined with Archo Nacho to take out the Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes on Cox Plate Day at Moonee...

Apulia stakes VRC Derby claim with strong Vase victory

Ben, Will & JD Hayes and Mark Zahra have combined with Apulia to take out the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase on Cox Plate Day...

Prowess returns to Australia with Crystal Mile victory

Roger James & Robert Wellwood and Mark Zahra have combined with Prowess to claim the Group 2 Crystal Mile on Cox Plate Day at Moonee...

Prowess set for Crystal Mile tilt

Pre-race indicators all point to another high-class performance from Prowess in her delayed introduction to the Melbourne spring carnival.
Without A Fight looms as a key Melbourne Cup chance

Without A Fight claims 2023 Caulfield Cup

Without A Fight ridden by Mark Zahra and trained by Anthony & Sam Freedman has won the 2023 Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Gold Trip headlines Caulfield Cup final field

2023 Melbourne Cup champion Gold Trip from the Ciaron Maher & David Eustace barn headlines a capacity 18 horse field for the 2023 Caulfield Cup...

Gold Trip blows away his Turnbull Stakes rivals

Ciaron Maher & David Eustace and Mark Zahra have combined with Gold Trip to claim the feature Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington.

Griff records back-to-back wins with Stutt Stakes victory

Ciaron Maher & David Eustace and Mark Zahra have combined with Griff to take out the Group 2 Stutt Stakes on Moir Stakes Night at...

Without A Fight signals spring intentions with big Q22 victory

Mark Zahra and Anthony & Sam Freedman have combined with Without A Fight to claim the Group 2 The Q22 on Stradbroke Handicap Day at...

Namesake gets the head down in Oxlade Stakes win

Namesake proved too good against the two-year-olds in the Listed Oxlade Stakes at Eagle Farm for Ciaron Maher & David Eustace, ridden by Mark Zahra.

2023 South Australian Derby preview & best bets | Saturday, May 13

The Group 1 SA Derby (2500m) headlines the action at Morphettville on Saturday. Check out James Herbert's preview and betting strategy here.

Unbeaten Globe heads trainers’ Kiwi-bred double

Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Jr celebrated a race-to-race double with New Zealand-breds at Sandown on Saturday afternoon, headed by the unbeaten Globe.

Prowess makes a mess of her rivals in Vinery Stud Stakes

Prowess has produced a dominant display in the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes going on to win by a staggering 3.3-lengths on the line.

Right You Are makes it five-straight in Australian Cup Prelude

Mark Zahra and Ciaron Maher & David Eustace have combined with Right You Are to take out the Australian Cup Prelude at Flemington on Super...

Revolutionary Miss records a much-deserved win in Kewney Stakes

Mark Zahra and Peter & Paul Snowden have combined with Revolutionary Miss to take out the Group 2 Kewney Stakes at Flemington on Super Saturday.
Gold Trip to return in Peter Young Stakes

Gold Trip on track for more riches in Peter Young Stakes

Gold Trip has already climbed racing’s stairway to heaven, which is why part-owner Noel Greenhalgh isn’t getting his hopes up for the Peter Young Stakes...