Tag: 'Michael Costa'


Costa having a crack at Missile Stakes with Phobetor

Gold Coast trainer Michael Costa will send his lightly raced gelding Phobetor to Randwick on Saturday for a “throw at the stumps” in the Group...

Tuesday Horse Racing ….. Shoulda Stayed In Bed

Ah Tuesday, you come around each and every week and you manage to let us down successfully each and every week. We only have two...

Costa Hoping For Purrfect Deal In Cup

In-form Queensland trainer Michael Costa is chasing black-type for progressive mare Purrfect Deal and regards the Christmas Cup as an ideal target.

Magic Millions Contenders Descend On Farm

Trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace have made a key gear change with Fake Love, who can underline her Magic Millions Classic claims at Eagle...
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Olympic Class Earns Metropolitan Crack

The rapid rate of improvement by Olympic Class in his first racing campaign has earned the three-year-old a step up to city grade at Doomben.

Hoof Problems End Supergiant’s Campaign

Michael Costa has sent Supergiant to the spelling paddock after persistent hoof problems ruled him out of an interstate campaign.

First-Up Strike Rate Points To Malahide

Comeback jockey Matt McGillivray believes Malahide can enhance her reputation as a first-up specialist at Doomben. The Michael Costa-trained mare has a formidable record when...
La Pulga

La Pulga out to confirm staying prowess

Gold Coast galloper La Pulga has a sprinter's pedigree but he can confirm his rating as a stayer of the future in the Premiers Cup...
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Costa taking giant strides to Rough Habit

Emerging staying talent Supergiant is on target for his second Queensland winter carnival win in the Rough Habit Plate at Eagle Farm.
Ballistic Boy

Ballistic Boy to tackle Rough Habit Plate

Ballistic Boy will be trainer Chris Anderson's only runner in the Rough Habit Plate after stablemate Profit was sent for a spell.
Allan Chau

Costa loyalty pays off in Gunsynd Classic

Trainer Michael Costa's loyalty to jockey Allan Chau has given them their first Group wins after Supergiant took out the Gunsynd Classic.
Michael Costa

Costa takes giant steps to Gunsynd Classic

Trainer Michael Costa is looking forward to his lightly raced gelding Supergiant taking on quality three-year-olds in the Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm.
Michael Costa

Miss Gem gets chance at black-type

Gold Coast trainer Michael Costa has grabbed one of the few chances for filly Miss Gem to chase black-type at Doomben.
Michael Costa

Cahill and Costa looking for Gold

Trainer Michael Costa has called on comeback jockey Michael Cahill to ride Malahide on the Listed Goldmarket at the Gold Coast.

Manaya aims for more stakes success

Talented mare Manaya will chase another stakes victory before a stud career following her tough win at Doomben on Saturday.

Manaya searching for more stakes success

Gold Coast mare Manaya will be given a chance to earn more black-type if she races well at Eagle Farm.

Phobetor proves Costa, Stewart good judges

Trainer Michael Costa's prediction Phobetor was ready to improve sharply was proved correct when the gelding won the $250,000 Rising Stars at the Gold Coast.
Michael Costa

Malahide to chase Rising Stars

Trainer Michael Costa believes the new $250,000 Rising Stars at the Gold Coast is the perfect race for Malahide.

Sukwhinder set for stakes debut in Mode

Promising filly Sukwhinder will have a big cheer squad in India when she makes her stakes race debut in the Mode Plate at Doomben.
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Manaya set to trial at the Gold Coast

Smart mare Manaya's immediate campaign will be decided after she runs in a barrier trial at the Gold Coast.

Sukwhinder continues deluxe run for Costa

Trainer Michael Costa is a big fan of Delago Deluxe and with good reason after the sire gave him his second impressive winner for the...

Costa hopes Manaya can extend racing days

Trainer Michael Costa hopes smart mare Manaya can earn another year of racing by winning at Eagle Farm.

Manaya still for sale despite Brisbane win

Well-related Manaya is still for sale as a broodmare despite her impressive win at Eagle Farm.

Gold Ambition chasing belated stakes win

Gold Ambition, who was once placed in a Group One race, gets another chance at stakes company at Eagle Farm.

Costa eyes stakes move for Gold Ambition

Trainer Michael Costa hopes Gold Ambition can step up to stakes company after winning at Doomben.