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Buddy begins a winning week for Snippetson

Buddy Honest was the catalyst for another winning week for Scenic Lodge sire Snippetson at Rosehill last Saturday.

The Aleacia Bennett-trained sprinter produced a bold, front-running performance to score a two-length victory in the TAB Highway Hcp (1100m). It was his third win in 10 starts following victories at Wellington…

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D Mac Rules by Decree

Impressive Racing trainer Darren Mcauliffe knows how to prepare a Universal Ruler winner and he’s found the key to By Decree.

The comeback mare was being set for last year’s Belmont Oaks when she fractured her back and had to be nursed back to health by Mcauliffe. She’s as good…

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Arising Knight promotes Proart

A Knight Of Pro is winning races on raw ability this season and that augurs well for his future with trainers Rob & Todd Harvey.

The big-striding son of Proart took the field up to tearaway leader More Aces at Belmont on Saturday and then kept up a strong gallop…

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Knowledge sprinter nails Beaufine Stakes

The Sharon Miller trained It’s It broke through for his initial black type success in the LR Beaufine Stakes (1000m) at Belmont Park on Saturday.

Leading throughout, It’s It held on gamely despite the close attention from favourite First Among Equals. It was his 8th win overall and he’s now…

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Golden Horse from Mungrup

Mungrup Stud-bred 2yo Charger has earned an $80,000 bonus for his connections after accumulating most prizemoney throughout the 2017 Aushorse Golden Horse series in Singapore.

Charger (Dick Turpin) won the first leg – Kranji Nursery Stakes – on debut and was runner-up in the G2 Aushorse Golden Horse Final (1200m)…

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Survey into feeding practices in Australia

A landmark survey by a Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Science (Honours) student aims to shed light on the eating habits of Australian horses.

CSU student Ms Claudia Macleay, who is doing her second degree after her 2015 graduation from the University’s equine science program, is conducting the survey into…

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Third title for War Chant

Yarradale Stud stallion War Chant (USA) has clinched a hat-trick of premierships in his third season at stud in Western Australia.

War Chant (Danzig) was WA First & Second-season champion before Variation stretched his lead for WA Third-season honours in the LR Aquanita Stakes (2000m) at Belmont on Saturday.

He has…

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No Hannans without Flying Time

Trainer Lindsey Smith reckons the Hannans Hcp wouldn’t be the same without Flying Time.

The Heritage warhorse is a Yarradale Stud product through & through and will be set for another crack at Kalgoorlie’s feature sprint after winning the Lucky Street Hcp (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday.

It will be the…

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Entries open for 2018 Perth Magic Millions

Magic Millions has announced entries are now open for its 2018 Yearling Sales Series.

The Southern Hemisphere’s leading thoroughbred sales company is coming off a record 2017 series when over $196 million was grossed, an increased return to breeders of almost $54 million in just two years.

“The impressive growth of…

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Lynward Park lands Belmont Oaks

As far as days go, West Australian owner-breeder Troy van Heemst reckons they don’t come much better.

On Saturday morning, the Lynward Park Stud manager opened the gates for the exciting stallion prospect Mahuta, while in the afternoon, van Heemst cheered on with the rest of his family as homebred…

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