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324 for Galileo The O’Brien family swept the podium in yesterday’s Hurry Harriet Stakes (Listed 1m1.5f) with Aidan securing victory through odds-on favourite Laburnum (Galileo), who returned to the winners’ enclosure for the first time since her debut win at Gowran in June, with the filly most recently finishing fourth in the Irish Oaks (Gr... Read More

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Hydro Star set for Vain shake Raw talent may be enough to see exciting colt Hydro Star (Headwater) play a big part in Saturday’s Vain Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m) with trainer John McArdle describing the three-year-old as a ‘big baby’. The son of Headwater (Exceed And Excel) caught the eye when charging home from the... Read More

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Sydney off for Jennifer Eccles New Zealand Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) winner Jennifer Eccles (Rip Van Winkle) will not make the trip to Sydney to contest the upcoming spring features, but trainer Shaun Ritchie indicated he may still target the Cox Plate (Gr 1, 2040m) after looking to races closer to home. “We have elected... Read More

The war-torn ride of Bernard ‘Brownie’ Carslake

– Jockey who must join our list of Incomparables – Bernard Grantham “Brownie” Carslake (1886 – 1941) lived a relatively short but remarkable life. It might well have been shorter but, as he often put it, for his “luck being in” but it could not have been any more extraordinary. The passage of time hides... Read More

Treble for Maurice

New winners Treble for Maurice – It was a breakout weekend for former Arrowfield shuttler Maurice (Screen Hero), who sired three new first-crop winners in Japan. On Saturday, Stutti (2 f ex Lilavati by Zenno Rob Roy) was the first of winners as she broke her maiden over 1600 metres on debut at Niigata, followed... Read More

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Treble for Maurice It was a breakout weekend for former Arrowfield shuttler Maurice (Screen Hero), who sired three new first-crop winners in Japan. On Saturday, Stutti (2 f ex Lilavati by Zenno Rob Roy) was the first of winners as she broke her maiden over 1600 metres on debut at Niigata, followed by T O... Read More