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22 for Caravaggio Former Coolmore shuttler Caravaggio (Scat Daddy) sired his 22nd individual winner when his son Inuit (2 c ex Prairie Blossom by Dalakhani) got off the mark in a conditions race over 1800 metres at Lyon La Soie yesterday. Sent off as favourite after finishing second on his debut last month, Inuit beat Bojak (Sea The Moon) by three lengths with Gemmyo (Shalaa) another neck away in third. He is the first foal out of Prairie Blossom (Dalakhani) who herself is a half-sister to th... Read More

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JPN: Stella Veloce looks to make hay in the Kikuka Sho Stella Veloce (Bago) will look to take advantage of the absence of both the Japanese Derby (Gr 1, 2400m) winner Shahryar (Deep Impact) and the Japanese 2,000 Guineas (Gr 1, 2000m) hero Efforia (Epiphaneia) when he takes on 16 rivals in the Kikua Sho (Gr 1, 3000m) at Hanshin tomorrow. The Naosuke Sugai-trained colt was third in each of those features before holding off the opposing Red Genesis (Deep Impact) to win the Asahi Hai St Lite Kin... Read More

Australia Latest

Gold Trip out of Cox Plate Gold Trip (Outstrip) was withdrawn from today’s Cox Plate (Gr 1, 2040m) at Moonee Valley yesterday after Racing Victoria (RV) vets determined the five-year-old was still showing signs of lameness. A panel of four RV vets re-inspected the French Group 2 winner at Werribee. The panel noted Gold Trip presented with the same level of lameness in his off-hind leg as he had done on Thursday, but the level of lameness in his off-foreleg had increased in the past 24 hours... Read More

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Aris Aris on Guineas trail The Stephen Autridge and Kris Shailer-trained Aris Aris (Contributer) will use the Soliloquy Stakes (Gr 3, 1400m) at Matamata today as a stepping stone towards the New Zealand 1,000 Guineas (Gr 1, 1600m). The filly has two starts under her belt, a good win at Taupo over 1100 metres and then a sound second over 1200 metres behind the highly-touted Pareanui Bay (Lonhro) at Te Rapa last start. “That form from Te Rapa seems to be stacking up pretty well. She is a real... Read More