Saturday Spotlight

Great Barrier Reef

Trainer: Chris Waller Race: Canonbury Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m), Rosehill Chris Waller will be seeking a second win in the Canonbury Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m) today when he sends three contenders to Rosehill in search of the feature prize for two-year-old colts and geldings. The once-raced Zambezi River (I Am Invincible), who was second in... Read More


 (2 c Supido – Bisutti by Northern Meteor) TRAINER: Danny O’Brien RACE: Aquis Gold Nugget (1100m) The final flurry to ensure a spot in next weekend’s $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (RL, 1200m) arrives today courtesy of the Aquis Gold Pearl (1100m) and its male equivalent, the Aquis Gold Nugget, in which the subject... Read More

Hercules Morse (2 c Caravaggio – Girluphigh by Unbridled’s Song)

Trainer: Ciaron Maher and David Eustace Race: Magic Millions Ballarat 2YO Classic (1000m) The powerful Ciaron Maher and David Eustace yard will unleash an interesting newcomer in the Magic Millions Ballarat 2YO Classic (1000m) today. Hercules Morse (Caravaggio) is yet to make his first racecourse appearance but finished a closing second in a jump-out over... Read More

Imperatriz (3 f I Am Invincible – Berimbau by Shamardal)

Trainer: Jamie Richards Race: New Zealand 1000 Guineas, Riccarton The ultra-talented Jamie Richards-trained Imperatriz (I Am Invincible) will bid for a first Group 1 win as she tackles the New Zealand 1000 Guineas (Gr 1, 1600m) at Riccarton today. Champion trainer in New Zealand, Richards is gunning for his 50th elite-level win in a career... Read More

Larkspur Run/Magic Carpet

Larkspur Run 3 f Shamardal – Aspen by Exceed And Excel Trainer: James Cummings Race: Thoroughbred Club Stakes (Gr 3, 1200m)   Magic Carpet 2 f Lonhro – Aspen by Exceed And Excel Trainer: James Cummings Race: Debutant Stakes (Listed, 1000m)   Sometimes you have to wait patiently for the stakes-winning bus and then two... Read More

Von Trapp

3 f Frankel – Chortle by Dubawi Trainer: Mark Newnham Race: Tea Rose Stakes (Gr 2, 1400m), Randwick   In a lineup of high class and stoutly-bred fillies in today’s Tea Rose Stakes (Gr 2, 1400m), the Mark Newnham-trained Von Trapp stands out as an intriguing runner.  By Juddmonte’s superstar Frankel (Galileo) and out of... Read More