Lion Roars In Middle Park Stakes

The consistent colt, who has finished in the first three in each of his ten career starts, adopted his customary front-running role under Joe Fanning, with the short-priced, Godolphin-owned favourite Blue Point (Shamardal), who had beaten The Last Lion by four and three quarter lengths in the Gimcrack Stakes (Gr 2, 6f) on 20 August... Read More

MORAN’S MUSE: This week we open with a Who Am I?

I’m a metropolitan premiership winner; I’ve won a Scobie Breasley medal and I’ve ridden Group One winners in England and Europe. Got me yet? I rode three winners at the Royal Ascot meeting including the 2005 St James’s Palace Stakes (Gr 1, 1m) on Shamardal (Giant’s Causeway). A year earlier, I rode the UAE Derby... Read More

Bon Aurum Emulates His Sire By Winning The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

This was Bon Aurum’s most important win, as it was for his father, successful in the same race nine years earlier in 2007 when he defeated Niconero (Danzero) and Wonderful World (Agnes World). To add to the similarities, both stallions are chestnuts, raced for syndicates formed by Ken King and carried the same colours in... Read More

Lightly Raced Gelding Fabrizio A Surprize Sectional Times Star At Randwick

Having only his eighth race start, the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained five-year-old gelding worked in the early stages before crossing to the lead from the Irish-bred import Signposted (Rock Of Gibraltar), a winner of his prior four starts. Fabrizio then ran along at a strong tempo under Tim Clark, increased his advantage nearing the... Read More

Positive Carry (NZ)

O: M J Wyborn, Mrs C Wyborn, P W Tatham, A K Burr & J G Beatson B: G D Wallace T: Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young W: Laurels Function Centre Maiden, 1738m, Sale, 21 September S: NZ$150,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Yearling Sale V: Mapperley Stud P: Ohukai Lodge Psd NZ$200,000 New Zealand Bloodstock... Read More

Harry Angel Displayed Willing Attitude To Win Mill Reef

The colt, who was a maiden going into the six furlong contest having finished second on his only previous start at Ascot in May, was well supported in the betting and took the step up in class in his stride. Despite taking a keen early hold under Adam Kirby, Harry Angel moved strongly into contention... Read More