Niccolance (AUS)

O: Mrs J Moses, Mrs B Bennett, G Daley, D K Moses, Ms J R Laird, J R Makepeace, Mrs A Malesev, B A Noble, K Noble, P T Blair, C Merritt, Mrs S Merritt, P J Peters, N J Voigt, A R Lowe, Mrs G N Daley, R Odd & B Murphy B: Burnewang... Read More

Black Heart Bart Proves His Stamina With Impressive Underwood Stakes Win

Previously a winner from 1000 metres to 1400 metres, Black Heart Bart came off a strong mid-race tempo to win by two and a half lengths, going to the post in a manner to suggest he would even cope with longer distances than Saturday’s 1800 metre journey. The marvellous six-year-old gelding is now the winner... Read More

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