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La Diosa Stars For Outstanding Family In New Zealand 1000 Guineas

Settled last of the 11 runners, La Diosa handled the dead surface well as she began a powerful surge out wide in the home straight to reach the front and to win going away by a length and a half from Bella Gioia (Swiss Ace), with Sweepstake (Per Incanto) three quarters of a length back... Read More

Almandin A Third Melbourne Cup Winner For His Sire Monsun

For 76-year-old part-owner Lloyd Williams, it was his fifth win in the world’s richest distance handicap as Williams had previously shared ownership of Just A Dash (Whiskey Road), successful in 1981, What A Nuisance (St Puckle), the 1985 winner, Efficient (Zabeel), popular grey winner in 2007, and most recently the import Green Moon (Montjeu) in... Read More

Flying Artie Stars In The Coolmore Stud Stakes

Which colt would emerge as the best of the best? The scratching of Capitalist (Written Tycoon) due to a stone bruise took out one of the stars but left to do battle were Extreme Choice (Not A Single Doubt), Astern (Medaglia d’Oro), labelled by trainer John O’Shea as his best ever horse, Star Turn (Star... Read More

Fastnet Rock’s Rivet Triumphs In The Racing Post Trophy

Winner by a decisive one and three quarter lengths was the well-bred colt Rivet (Fastnet Rock) who staged an outstanding performance to lead all the way to defeat the Aidan O’Brien-trained favourite Yucatan (Galileo) with Salouen (Canford Cliffs) a further neck back in third place. On good going, time for this important race was 1:37.08.... Read More

Jameka A Dominant Winner Of The Caulfield Cup

Jameka defeated Godolphin’s raider Scottish (Teofilo), with third placed Exospheric (Beat Hollow) another three quarters of a length away. Time was 2:28.88 with the last 600 metres covered in 35.72. The mare’s easy victory prompted the VRC’s handicapper to give Jameka a 1.5 kilogram penalty for 1 November’s $6,000,000 Melbourne Cup (Gr 1, 3200m) taking... Read More

Divine Prophet Brings Just Reward For Breeder In The Caulfield Guineas

At the line, the margin was only a head while third placed Hey Doc (Duporth) was another half length back in third place. Race time was 1:36.51 with a final 600 metre sectional time of 35.38. Significance of the win from the viewpoint of future stallion value is great and for breeder/owner Tony Falcone and... Read More