On The Watch

Black Heart Bart Proves His Stamina With Impressive Underwood Stakes Win

Previously a winner from 1000 metres to 1400 metres, Black Heart Bart came off a strong mid-race tempo to win by two and a half lengths, going to the post in a manner to suggest he would even cope with longer distances than Saturday’s 1800 metre journey. The marvellous six-year-old gelding is now the winner... Read More

Lightly Raced Gelding Fabrizio A Surprize Sectional Times Star At Randwick

Having only his eighth race start, the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained five-year-old gelding worked in the early stages before crossing to the lead from the Irish-bred import Signposted (Rock Of Gibraltar), a winner of his prior four starts. Fabrizio then ran along at a strong tempo under Tim Clark, increased his advantage nearing the... Read More

Palentino Produces Surprisingly Fast Sprint In Winning Makybe Diva Stakes

The Australian Guineas (Gr 1, 1600m) winner over the same course in March, Palentino is not noted for high finishing speed but the Darren Weir-trained four-year-old showed a marvellous turn of foot to defeat his more favoured stablemate Black Heart Bart (Blackfriars) by a length. Having his third run this preparation, Palentino started a $9.00... Read More

The Cleaner’s Influence Already Being Noticed As He Heads Towards Another Cox Plate

Now a nine-year-old in the Peter Gelagotis stable at Moe, The Cleaner had his second run this preparation for his new trainer in Saturday’s Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m) at his favoured Moonee Valley track. And despite his rising years, The Cleaner showed he is far from a spent force by injecting... Read More

Redzel Produces Dazzling Display Of Speed In First Stakes Victory

After a brilliant beginning from his outside barrier (12), Redzel immediately crossed to the lead and he then continued to set a fast tempo, producing some of the fastest sectional times of the day. Clocked from the 1000 metre point, Redzel ran 200 metre sections of 10.98, 10.84 (400m in 21.82), 11.33 (600m in 33.13),... Read More

Brilliant Sectional Times Highlight Winx’s Stunning Return To Racing

Ridden forward by leading jockey Hugh Bowman, due to the likelihood of a moderate early tempo, Winx settled comfortably in second place before producing a dazzling final 600 metre sprint that saw her take out the Warwick Stakes (Gr 2, 1400m) and record her tenth successive win. Having her first start since taking out the... Read More