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Omei Sword Deadly In The Silver Shadow Stakes

Big, strong, good looking and possessed of a pedigree etched in purple on both sides, Omei Sword is the product of a dual Derby-winning sire and a Classic-winning dam, both by champion sires. The late scratching of the Godolphin-owned Calliope (Exceed and Excel) from the Silver Shadow Stakes after once again playing up in the... Read More

Star Turn Proves That In San Domenico Stakes

Second favourite was Star Turn (Star Witness), another colt last seen when sixth behind Capitalist in the Golden Slipper in mid-March. Parading before the race, Capitalist looked fit but seemed not to have developed much during his spell while Star Turn looked a bigger, even stronger version of the powerful colt we last saw on... Read More

Sooboog And Thronum Give Snitzel A Stakes Double

At Flemington the sometimes disappointing four-year-old stallion Sooboog (Snitzel) put it together for trainer Darren Weir to win the Aurie’s Star Handicap (Gr 3, 1200m) in good style in 1:10.06, covering the last 600 metres in 33.82. Elsewhere, on a heavy track at Randwick, three-year-old colt Thronum (Snitzel) showed an abundance of speed and courage... Read More

Lord Of The Sky Too Speedy In The Bletchingly Stakes

Allowed a soft lead throughout, the six-year-old entire won by a length and a half from the strong finishing Fast ‘N’ Rocking (Fastnet Rock), with Mahuta (Flying Spur), looking big in condition for this first-up assignment, a further length and a quarter behind in third place. Lord Of The Sky, a horse with a few... Read More