Categories Archives: Thoroughbred

APPRENTICE STARS AT WINGATUI

Local apprentice rider Corey Campbell was the star of the show at Wingatui on Tuesday where he bagged four winners and a pair of minor placings from his nine rides on the day. Based out of the Brian and Shane Anderton stable, Campbell made good use of his

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BIG WET CLOSES IN ON FLEMINGTON

Flash flooding warnings have been  issued  for Melbourne, but Flemington track manager Liam O’Keeffe says Melbourne Cup day will probably start on a track rated soft at worst. The weather bureau has warned Melburnians that up to 30mm of rain could fal

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MAJOR TOM SHORTENS FOR NZ CUP

Major Tom’s $12 price for the New Zealand Cup is under siege after his fabulous win in the Banks Peninsula Cup today. Within an hour of his impressive win, it had been cut already from $12 to $10. Carrying a whopping 62.5kg, he edged roughie Taxihom

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OCEAN EMPEROR RETURNS TO TOP FORM

The price was staggering, so was the run. Ocean Emperor returned to his top form when winning the open sprint at Awapuni today. How he paid $10 is anyone’s guess. Rosie Myers, who  landed a winning treble, produced an inch-perfect ride, darting the

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SLEEPING BEAUTY WIDE AWAKE

Talented mare Sleeping Beauty, pictured, proved too slick for her rivals when she led all the way to take out the day’s open sprint contest over 1300m at Tauranga. The lightly raced six-year-old was registering her eighth victory from just 17 career sta

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FEILDING SELECTIONS

Feilding Selections (by Phillip Quay) Roll The Gold, Mars Bars, Secret Allure. Portland Jimmy, One Prize One Goal, Lady Style. Pinot Grey, Elettra, Satin Belt. Detentore, Break My Stride, King Cougar. Darscape Princess, Ocean Emperor, Heni. Centre Attenti

TAURANGA SELECTIONS

Tauranga selections (by Phillip Quay) Cavallo Veloce, Superstatic, Simply Sacred. Our Craftsman, Marija, Yamuna. Raspberry Secret, El Coolio, Matuzalem Uabasso, Charli Rose, Prodigal Son. Meteoric Lass, Le Castile, Aileen Grace. Embellish, Sleeping Beauty

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MELBOURNE CUP PICTURE UNCLEAR

The Melbourne Cup picture just got a lot murkier with Racing Victoria vets to re-examine four hopefuls on Saturday morning before they are permitted to accept for Tuesday’s big race. The four horses under the RV microscope are Prize Money (Saeed bin Sur