Sectional Times Also Indicate D’Argento Is Set For A Bright Future

Leading jockey Hugh Bowman spoke confidently of unbeaten colt D’Argento (So You Think) despite the colt’s seemingly workmanlike win at Rosehill on Saturday. Visually, the Chris Waller-trained colt was under pressure in the straight before getting the upper hand on the leader Runaway (Manhattan Rain) to score by a neck in the Rydalmere Handicap (1500m)... Read More

Enable Destroys King George Rivals

Two-Year-Olds The Mark Johnston-trained Nyaleti (2 f Arch – American Nova by Verglas) ran out a wide-margin winner of the Princess Margaret Stakes (Gr 3, 6f) at Ascot on Saturday. The progressive filly had finished second to a pair of smart Aidan O’Brien-trained runners in both the Chesham Stakes (Listedtant, 7f) at Royal Ascot and... Read More

Snitzel Shatters Earnings Record To Be Champion Australian Sire

For the past four seasons Arrowfield Stud’s consistent Snitzel (Redoute’s Choice) has looked a champion Australian sire in waiting and in the 2016-17 season, which ended on Monday, he finally reached the coveted top spot on the list. Snitzel did not just win, he blitzed his rivals in all categories to be overall champion sire... Read More

Saturday’s Flemington Meeting Produces Exaggerated Fast Closing Sectional Times

The very fast closing sectional times at Saturday’s Flemington meeting may have suggested to some people it was a day that had produced a number of exceptional horses. But a more likely explanation was the fact that jockey’s tactics were tailored to adjust to the blustery winds that saw the early part of most races... Read More

Brave Song (AUS)

2 c Your Song – Brave Choice by Dr Fong T: Peter and Paul Snowden O: Triple Crown Syndications (Mgr: C H Ward), D L King, Mrs M L King, G R Bishop, T J West, A P Gavin, N L Chappell, M Marcellino, K Bissett, S Costanzo, A J Cluning, M Berry, A R... Read More

Magical Memory Back In Form

The Karl Burke-trained Unfortunately (2 c Society Rock – Unfortunate by Komaite) survived a stewards’ enquiry to cause an upset in the Prix Robert Papin (Gr 2, 1100m) at Maisons-Laffitte on Sunday. The colt, who had finished a close second in the Prix La Fleche (Listed, 1000m) at the same track in June, was ridden... Read More