The Guineas’ so far: The Appleby and Dubawi show

Charlie Appleby’s quest for an historic clean sweep of the English, French and Irish 2,000 Guineas looks as near to certain as anything can be in the capricious world of horseracing as his charge Native Trail is a likely odds-on favourite for the final leg at the Curragh this weekend. It’s similarly likely that if... Read More

Double for Harry Angel

New winners Harry Angel (pictured above)- Darley shuttler Harry Angel sired his first two winners this week, beginning with Vicious Harry’s (2 c ex Umneeyatee by Encosta De Lago) win in the Prix Du Coq Chantant (1000m) at Chantilly. Trained by Mauricio Delcher Sanchez, the colt beat Neversay (No Nay Never) by one and a... Read More

’Now they are living it, they are blown away by the success’ 

Triple Crown Syndications’ Michael and Chris Ward are as synonymous with horseracing’s Everest as Sir Edmund Hillary is with the real thing. They have made The Everest (1200m) their own since its inauguration in 2017 with their red and white colours carried by Redzel (Snitzel) in three runnings of the world’s richest sprint race resulting... Read More

The Real Thing (AUS)

The Real Thing 2 g Real Impact – Peristrophe by Your Song O: Ms V Samba, Mrs N L Hoolihan, Mrs J Lucchesi, Mr G J Nicol, Dr M J Maiden, Mr S O McKay, Mr G Colangeli, Ms C H Nash, Mr D C Fyffe, Miss C M Wargent, Mr M J Wilson, Mr... Read More

Silent Sovereign

Emotions ran high, amid remembrances of people and horses past, when Silent Sovereign (Dalakhani) stormed home to take Saturday’s Queen Of The South Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m) at Morphettville. And they’ll run even higher if she can win the Caulfield Cup (Gr 1, 2400m) this spring. The five-year-old mare owes her existence to a giant... Read More

First for Caravaggio

New winners Caravaggio – Powderfinger (2 f ex Count Your Fingers by General Nediym) provided Caravaggio (Scat Daddy) with a first Australian winner at Kembla Grange when she landed the Bailey Interiors Maiden Handicap (1200m). Trained by Gary Portelli, the two-year-old filly ran out a half-length victor over Latin Lyric (Wandjina) with a further head... Read More