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Richards in Luck with Grey Ghost

Ice Ghost has won the first 2yo trial of the season in Adelaide for Yarradale Stud sire Bradbury’s Luck.

The Gordon Richards-trained gelding dominated in an 800m hit-out on a Heavy 8 at Morphettville.  He scored by a length over Sassy Raider (Rebel Raider) and Crockett (All American).

Richards relies on…

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Terrific week for Taunton Vale

Local mare Penalty Point put the finishing touch on a terrific week for Taunton Vale sire Demerit at Kalgoorlie on Sunday.

Penalty Point (5m Demerit – Never’s Kid by Tribu) was partnered by Willie Pike to win the Tom Sayers Memorial (1100m) in the Goldfields.  She is trained by Rob…

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International highlights at Geisel Park

All American completed a successful week for Geisel Park with a winning double in Hong Kong on Saturday.

His Aussie expats Invisible and Green Card both saluted at Sha Tin following a run of mixed emotions for his Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose.

Shortly after being named Queensland Horse of…

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Front-runners firing for Oratorio

Mungrup Stud champion Oratorio sired a pair of pace-setting winners in Singapore and Perth on the weekend.

A wide barrier was no obstacle to his bold front-runner Crazy Dreams over 1000m at Kranji on Friday and Scuffy also gave them something to catch in the James Boag’s Premium Maiden (1200m)…

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Chetan double at Kempton Park

Alfred Nobel 5yo Chetan made it two in a row when easily winning the Kempton Hcp (1600m) at Kempton Park on Wednesday.

Chetan, the 5/1 favourite, led and then sprinted clear to score by over a length for jockey Joshua Bryan and trainer Charlie Wallis.  He was on a seven-day…

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Royalty ready to arise in Hannans

Dark Royalty can emerge from the shadow of his older half-sister for a feature victory in next week’s LR Hannans Hcp (1400m) in Kalgoorlie.

The Joanne Forrest-trained sprinter is exempt from a ballot in the Hannans on September 20 after winning the Kambalda Cup (1400m) on Sunday.  He’s on a…

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Miki makes King the Queen at Belmont

Lark Hill trainer Annie King doesn’t have many in work – six or so – and that’s just the way she likes it.

However, King was thrown into the spotlight on Saturday when her 8yo galloper Miki Two Toes won the biggest race of his – and her – career…

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Samovare upgrades foal by Snippetson

Moonee Valley’s Saturday meeting started with the latest WA-bred winner in Melbourne when Samovare was on her best behaviour in the Ladbrokes Odds Boost Hcp (1600m).

Samovare won the G3 WA Champion Fillies Stakes for Amelia Park owner-breeder Peter Walsh and Brian Bradley before transferring to Lindsay Park earlier this…

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First winner by Ouqba

Front-runner Vigneto gave his sire Ouqba (GB) a successful start to the season at Northam on Thursday.

The Trevor Andrews-trained 3yo is the first winner by Ouqba who was imported to stand at Heytesbury Stud by Paul Holmes a Court in 2013.

Vigneto started a $2.80 favourite for the National Ballooning…

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Perth 2yo trial winners by Playing God

Mungrup Stud freshman Playing God jumped the gun when the first 2yo trials of the season were conducted at Belmont on Monday morning.

His colts Wakan Tanka and Platoon sprinted straight to the lead and were both held together for impressive wins over 400m.  The stablemates are trained by Neville…

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