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324 for Galileo The O’Brien family swept the podium in yesterday’s Hurry Harriet Stakes (Listed 1m1.5f) with Aidan securing victory through odds-on favourite Laburnum (Galileo), who returned to the winners’ enclosure for the first time since her debut win at Gowran in June, with the filly most recently finishing fourth in the Irish Oaks (Gr... Read More

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Hydro Star set for Vain shake Raw talent may be enough to see exciting colt Hydro Star (Headwater) play a big part in Saturday’s Vain Stakes (Gr 3, 1100m) with trainer John McArdle describing the three-year-old as a ‘big baby’. The son of Headwater (Exceed And Excel) caught the eye when charging home from the... Read More

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Sydney off for Jennifer Eccles New Zealand Oaks (Gr 1, 2400m) winner Jennifer Eccles (Rip Van Winkle) will not make the trip to Sydney to contest the upcoming spring features, but trainer Shaun Ritchie indicated he may still target the Cox Plate (Gr 1, 2040m) after looking to races closer to home. “We have elected... Read More

Excel colt Exceeds online weanling record in Great Southern Sale

Victorian vendors feel the brunt of lockdown with a limited buying bench for trademark auction Vendors at this year’s Inglis Great Southern Sale faced the brunt of Victoria’s lockdown restrictions which prevented buyers inspecting stock across the state, however a colt by leading sire Exceed And Excel (Danehill) still managed to pull a good price... Read More

The war-torn ride of Bernard ‘Brownie’ Carslake

– Jockey who must join our list of Incomparables – Bernard Grantham “Brownie” Carslake (1886 – 1941) lived a relatively short but remarkable life. It might well have been shorter but, as he often put it, for his “luck being in” but it could not have been any more extraordinary. The passage of time hides... Read More

Enviable line up of colts set to shine in spring for Aquis

McGrath hopeful new brigade can step up behind headliners Farnan and Prague Prague (Redoute’s Choice) and Farnan (Not A Single Doubt) are being touted as potential candidates to fill the Aquis Farm-owned slot for this year’s $15 million The Everest (1200m) but first the valuable duo and their extensive high-profile cohorts will be out to... Read More