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First for Justify Statuette (2 f ex Immortal Verse by Pivotal) provided Coolmore’s first season sire Justify (Scat Daddy) with his first individual stakes winner when she stayed on well to win the Airlie Stud Stakes (Gr 2, 6f) at the Curragh. Trained by Aidan O’Brien, the two-year-old filly was sent off as the odds-on... Read More

Asia Latest

JPN: Titleholder breaks track record in Grade 1 win Titleholder (4 c Duramente – Mowen by Motivator) produced a scintillating performance in the Takarazuka Kinen (Gr 1, 2200m) when he broke the track record to earn back-to-back wins in Grade 1 contests, and the third elite-level win of his career. The four-year-old powered clear under... Read More

Australia Latest

Lofty Strike back in work Promising colt Lofty Strike (Snitzel) is back in work and trainer Julius Sandhu is planning a lucrative spring three-year-old campaign. But Sandhu and connections will have a nervous wait before Lofty Strike can race again, as he must first be cleared by Racing Victoria vets after the unbeaten colt was... Read More

New Zealand Latest

She’s A Maneater all class first up Wet track specialist She’s A Maneater (Reliable Man) revelled in the wet conditions to produce a powerful performance to win first-up over 1200 metres at Tauranga on Saturday. Trainer Peter Lock had been struggling to get a gauge on just how fit he had his charge in the... Read More

Vale Cobby the lead Pony – a guide to many of racing’s greats

At 27 years old, the big bay gelding wakes in a barn full of high-energy racehorses each morning. After his breakfast, he’s tacked up in his heavy work saddle and suddenly he feels less than half his age.  With a spring in his step and not an ear pinned back or a tooth bared he... Read More

Pinnace

2 f Astern – Shatters by Lonhro TRAINER: James Cummings RACE: Neds Punters Toolbox Handicap (1100m) The once-raced winner Pinnace (Astern) will take a step up in grade today when she contests the Neds Punters Toolbox Handicap (1100m) at Caulfield. Trained by James Cummings, the Godolphin-bred filly looked useful when making a successful debut at... Read More