Saturday Spotlight


TRAINER: Will Clarken and Niki O’Shea RACE: H C Nitschke Stakes (Listed, 1400m) The Will Clarken and Niki O’Shea-trained Boognish (Sooboog) will bid to take the step up to stakes company in her stride today as she tackles the H C Nitschke Stakes (Listed, 1400m) at Morphettville. Having finished an eight-length seventh in a 1000-metre... Read More

Apache Song

RACE: The Showdown (1200m) TRAINER: Michael Trotter   Apache Song will attempt to hand her sire Sioux Nation (Scat Daddy) a second southern hemisphere-bred winner when she lines up in today’s $1 million The Showdown (1200m) at Sandown. Victory for the filly would earn her Cranbourne-based handler Michael Trotter, who also saddles his only other... Read More


TRAINER: John Sargent RACE: Australian Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) Having sent out Gust Of Wind (Darci Brahma) to an upset victory over star mare Winx (Street Cry) in the 2015 Australian Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m), Randwick-based trainer John Sargent is hoping he can repeat the trick in this year’s renewal with promising filly Jolted (Deep... Read More

Butch Cassidy

TRAINER: Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott RACE: Inglis Sires’ (Gr 1, 1400m) Having made short work of six rivals in a 1200-metre maiden at Mornington on his last start following a debut runner-up effort in the Furphy Trophy (Listed, 1000m), Butch Cassidy will now take aim at today’s Inglis Sires’ Produce Stakes (Gr 1, 1400m)... Read More

Red Resistance

TRAINER: Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott RACE: UNSW Todman Stakes (Gr 2, 1200m) Gai Waterhouse will be hoping that her unbeaten colt Red Resistance (Russian Revolution) can become another horse to win both the Todman Stakes (Gr 2, 1200m) and Golden Slipper Stakes (Gr 1, 1200m) when he tackles the first part of that feature-race... Read More

Cigar Flick

RACE: Blue Diamond Prelude (Gr 2, 1100m) TRAINER: Chris Waller Chris Waller will aim to win today’s Inglis Millennium (RL, 1100m) for the first time in its fifth year of staging when he sends the twice-raced filly Cigar Flick (Churchill) to the Randwick feature. The juvenile daughter of Churchill (Galileo) was an impressive debut winner... Read More