Lady Aurelia Lands Prix Morny

The Wesley Ward-trained filly, who was a hugely impressive winner of the Queen Mary Stakes (Gr 2, 5f) at Royal Ascot on her previous start, was sharp out of the gates under Frankie Dettori and set a solid gallop from the outset. Dettori asked her to stretch 400 metres out and, while it turned out... Read More

Omei Sword Deadly In The Silver Shadow Stakes

Big, strong, good looking and possessed of a pedigree etched in purple on both sides, Omei Sword is the product of a dual Derby-winning sire and a Classic-winning dam, both by champion sires. The late scratching of the Godolphin-owned Calliope (Exceed and Excel) from the Silver Shadow Stakes after once again playing up in the... Read More

Star Turn Runs Outstanding Sectional Times In Winning San Domenico Stakes

Following a fast beginning from his outside barrier in the small but select six-horse field, Star Turn soon crossed to race outside the leader Tango Rain (Manhattan Rain). He easily went past the previously unbeaten colt at the 200 metre mark and raced clear to score comfortably by a length and quarter from Tango Rain.... Read More


O: First Light Racing Pty Ltd, Mrs S A Moody, W R Olver, Mrs L J Olver, E J Lucas, A J Galea, M D Amos, D & L Alford, Ms C U Wilson, W C Gatt, Mrs J E Van Steenis, D R Langton, Ms L E. B: Orpheo Pty Ltd T: Ciaron Maher... Read More

Escobar Preserves Unbeaten Record

The colt, who won impressively over the same course and distance on his debut on 15 July, sat off the early pace set by Frankuus (Frankel) in the hands of Frankie Dettori. He cruised into contention just over a furlong and a half out and quickened impressively to beat the stakes-placed Mr Scaramanga (Sir Percy)... Read More

Star Turn Proves That In San Domenico Stakes

Second favourite was Star Turn (Star Witness), another colt last seen when sixth behind Capitalist in the Golden Slipper in mid-March. Parading before the race, Capitalist looked fit but seemed not to have developed much during his spell while Star Turn looked a bigger, even stronger version of the powerful colt we last saw on... Read More