All Americans on G1 Express

The All Americans have shown they can sprint and now they’re getting over ground like Victorian 3yo Gee One Express.

He made a one-act affair of a Geelong maiden on Tuesday and was still travelling strongly for Craig Newitt at the end of 2200 metres.  “He’s pretty genuine and was…

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Equine Herpes Virus Vaccine

As many of you have no doubt been aware (and concerned about) there has been a shortage of Duvaxyn EHV1,4 in Australia in the past year.  TBA is pleased to announce that the first batch of the vaccine is likely to arrive in August this year, a full 12…

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Great Shot spotlights Scenic Lodge

Blackfriars regularly takes centre stage when there’s any black-type about in Perth but the team behind his success were in the spotlight after the LR Belmont Guineas (1600m) on Saturday.

Scenic Lodge graduate Great Shot simply blew the field away with a front-running 4 length victory at Belmont.  “Removing the…

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Respondent leads Perth Winter Sale

Group 2 WATC Derby winner Respondent starred on a solid day’s selling at the Magic Millions Perth Winter Sales on Sunday.

A close-up fourth a day earlier in the G3 Strickland Stakes, Respondent sold to local agent Damien Wyer for $57,500.  Offered by Peters Investments, Respondent is one the Perth’s…

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Black Bess rises up ratings in England

Progressive Dick Turpin filly Black Bess saluted the judge for a second time this month at Windsor on Sunday.

Under regular rider Pat Cosgrave, she was driven out in the final furlong for a convincing victory over recent Haydock winner Wayward Hoof (Equiano).  Sunday’s race was a qualifier for the…

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Ihtsahymn returns to form in G3 Strickland Stakes

Neville Duncan can’t quite recall how long his Oakland Park has been associated with trainer Fred Kersley.

“20, maybe 25 years,” Duncan muses.  “Pretty successful partnership though.”

The racing world, at large, can probably attach a ‘date’ to it however … Saturday 27 October 2001.

That was the day the Oakland Park…

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Swimming shapes spring for Yankee Rose

Rising star Yankee Rose will target a four-start spring campaign starting with G1 Golden Rose Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on September 10.

Yankee Rose demolished her rivals in the G1 Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Randwick in April but a foot abscess denied her a shot at the…

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Supplementary lots for Perth Winter Sale

A quality line up of supplementary lots have boosted the Perth Magic Millions Winter Sale on Sunday.

The original catalogue has been enhanced with 25 additional lots headed the Belmont Park sales complex.  The supplementaries comprise 6 yearling fillies, 4 foals and 15 racehorses.

The yearlings are by Trade Fair, Onemorenomore,…

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Carbutt’s Ridge continues winning run for Alfie

Alfred Nobel’s success continued when 3yo Carbutt’s Ridge easily won over 1700m at Nottingham on Thursday.

Carbutt’s Ridge, a 7/2 chance who was also successful at Southwell for trainer Karl Burke earlier this year.  He sat off the pace and sprinted clear to win by three lengths from Bit Of…

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Research levy for breeders

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) President Basil Nolan has welcomed the announcement by Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce that, if re-elected, he would grant a Research and Development Levy for the thoroughbred industry.

The Levy will see the Department of Agriculture match funds raised by the thoroughbred industry in a dollar…

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