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Chetan salutes at Kempton

Lynward Park shuttler Alfred Nobel sired the 7th individual winner from his first northern crop when Chetan saluted at Kempton on Wednesday.

Chetan (2c Alfred Nobel – Island Music by Mujahid) chased the leaders and then took up the running at the furlong.  He was driven out by Franny Norton…

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Rails result for Regency

Regency is making up for last time after a delayed start to his career for Gold Front Thoroughbreds.

The good-looking gelding careered to a four length victory at Northam a fortnight before winning the Cup Day Nov 4 Hcp (1000m) at Ascot on Wednesday.  He benefited from a rails run…

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Regal Gleam shines at Belmont

Alfred Nobel filly Regal Gleam was an impressive trial winner at Belmont on Monday for trainer Simon Miller and businessman Michael Kailis.

Regal Gleam (2f Alfred Nobel – Darntime by Danetime) is a precocious August foal and won a 400m hit-out by three quarters of a length from Sweet Demi. …

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Classic calling Cuanzo

Cuanzo is the latest Oratorio to present his credentials for the G2 WA Guineas on November 22.

Trainer Eric Wake’s emerging three year-old took advantage of a rails run to defeat hot-favourite Shengmu in the Seacorp Hcp (1100m) at Ascot on Saturday.  He was backing up a week after a…

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Group 1 draws Son of Blackfriars

Son Of Something booked a berth in the G1 Kingston Town Classic after winning the LR Northam Cup on Sunday.

The son of Blackfriars dead-heated with Rebelson in the first split-decision since the race was launched in 1863.  Class mare Bippo No Bungus was less than a length away third.

Son…

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Silk Chardonnay sights New Zealand Cup

Lucky Unicorn stayer Silk Chardonnay is on the borderline to gain a start in the New Zealand Cup after a front-running victory in the South Auckland Cup (2400m) on Saturday.

Matamata couple Kevin and Karen Fursdon are keen to give the mare her chance over two miles.  “I think she’s…

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Lucky star for syndicate

Saturday’s sizzling Ascot winner Lucky Street races for a syndicate that have been strong supporters of his sire Oratorio.

Lucky Street sat outside Oratorio front-runner Peter Perfect in the Seacorp 2YO Plate (1000m) before sprinting to a four-length victory eased down by Paul Harvey.  “I’ve got a good opinion of…

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Talented Gems by Econsul

Econsul (NZ) has a talented tandem act with Precious Gem and her younger brother Happy Money.

Precious Gem was runner-up to Suavito in the G3 Tesio Stakes (1600m) that closed the Cox Plate card at Moonee Valley on Saturday.  “It was a huge run,” jockey Craig Williams said.  “She gave…

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Oratorio at Cross purposes in Perth

Harvey Crossman’s Lima Syndicate welcomed Castle Retreat back to winning form this week and they have another promising type by Mungrup Stud champion Oratorio ready to make his debut at Ascot this Saturday.

Castle Retreat (3g Oratorio – Clarecastle by Tribu) pounced on short-priced favourite The Chorister in the Caitlin…

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Trade Fair flag-bearer set for G1 BC Mile

Linman continued another successful week for Alwyn Park stallion Trade Fair by taking the Prix de Beneaville (1500m) at Deauville on Thursday.

Linman (4c Trade Fair – Lady Of The Inn by Hamas) scored by a half-length for trainer Mme Pia Brandt.  He had won the Prix de Buzenvac (1600m)…

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