Australian Guineas

Horse Racing

Solicit may tackle Australian Guineas against the colts

Patrick Bartley Leading owner David Moodie will decide on Tuesday whether Solicit starts in Saturday's Guineas.

Racing

Australian Guineas: James Cummings dreams of first group 1 glory with rising colt Eurozone

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Chris Roots The partnership of Bart and James Cummings has had its moments on and off the track but Eurozone is set to give them a group 1 win in Saturday's Australian Guineas (1600 metres) at Flemington.

Horse Racing

Thunder Fantasy headed for Australian Guineas after winning Autumn Classic

Michael Lynch Victoria Derby form stands up in the group 2 Autumn Classic at Caulfield.

Racing

David Payne-trained pair on song for Australian Guineas

David Payne

Chris Roots David Payne takes a couple of colts at different ends of the experience spectrum to Saturday's Australian Guineas at Flemington hoping they can prove themselves at the top level.

Horse Racing

Shamus Award in great shape for Australian Guineas

Shamus Award

Mathew Toogood Colt was considered unlucky not to win the Caulfield Guineas in the spring.

Flemington preview: Thunder Fantasy's Australian Guineas price amazes Anthony Cummings

VRC Derby Day Flemington , Spring Racing Carnival 
Race 6 The VRC Derby won by Damien Oliver on Fiveandahalfstar , trained by Anthony Cummings
Photo Pat Scala The Age 
Saturday the 3rd of November 2012

Chris Roots Anthony Cummings cannot believe the $12 available for Victoria Derby placegetter and first-up winner Thunder Fantasy in Saturday's Australian Guineas at Flemington.

Australian Guineas will be the one to watch

Kyle Mackey-Laws The group 1 Australian Guineas looks a cracker on a very good Saturday of racing.

Trainer Danny O'Brien has Shamus Award spot-on for Australian Guineas

Chris Roots Danny O'Brien has aimed Cox Plate winner Shamus Award at the Australian Guineas since the spring and believes he is spot on heading to Flemington on Saturday.

Horse racing

Shamus Award takes out Australian Guineas

Craig Williams riding Shamus Award.

Michael Lynch Form is temporary, class is permanent. It's an old sporting adage that often is the case.

Golden Slipper fits for Sydney racing program after date change

Chris Roots Golden Slipper day will shine again and include five group 1s on a new March date after the Australian Pattern Committee approved the move of The Championships to the first two weeks in April.

Autumn racing clashes need national program approach

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Chris Roots Planned changes to the autumn to accommodate a move of The Championships into the first two weeks of April have once again caused dramas between power states NSW and Victoria.

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Interstate racing clashes cause headaches

Chris Roots Racing NSW and Racing Victoria officials will continue discussions about the clashes of the Australian Guineas and Randwick Guineas and Ranvet Stakes and Australian Cup next March because of the move...

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Trainer David Payne's road to Melbourne Cup starts with trip to Europe and visit to Terrubi

David Payne.

Adam Pengilly Rosehill trainer David Payne will soon fly to Europe to help prepare one of his spring stars for the trip to Australia – but first comes a less taxing trip to Randwick, where two of his less...

Racing

Trainer Anthony Cummings wants firm track for Derby hope Thunder Fantasy

Chris Roots Like many trainers Anthong Cummings has been priming a team for the  opening day of the Championships at Randwick on Saturday, but like many he has an eye on the weather.

Racing

Hugh Bowman scores Criterion ride in Australian Derby

Booked for Criterion: Proven performer Hugh Bowman will ride the favourite in the Australian Derby.

Chris Roots David Payne only confirmed Hugh Bowman as the rider for Australian Derby favourite Criterion earlier in the week but he was never concerned about finding a jockey.

Racing

Trainer Bruce Hill steps out of the shadows to chase Australian Derby dream with Teronado

Channel Seven Brisbane racing carnival. The Carlton Mid Doomben 10 000, Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, QLD, May 25, 2013. Trainer Bruce Hill after Glen Boss riding on My Shabella won during race 2, the Ambassador Travel QTIS.
Photo: Tertius Pickard.

Chris Roots Bruce Hill has been there for the exploits of greats Grosvenor, Sovereign Red and Gurner's Lane in the Melbourne Cup, and several of Gerald Ryan's group 1 successes, but Teronado could crack new...

John Bary aiming at The Championships double with Recite, Miss Selby

Trainer John Bary on the track at Flemmington. He has Jimmy Choux running in the Cox Plate.October 15, 2011, THE AGE. Picture by Mal Fairclough

Chris Roots Experience has shaped John Bary’s trans-Tasman raid on The Championships and it is cool and calculated.

Horseracing

Trainer hopes Bring Something has keys to SA Derby

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 Cranbourne trainer Ken Keys with his Derby hope Kilkea

Mathew Toogood Ken Keys has come close to winning the South Australian Derby and the Cranbourne trainer returns on Saturday with a horse he rates his best chance yet.

Horseracing

Trainer Danny O'Brien becoming the go-to man for owners of colts

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John Holloway Melbourne trainer Danny O’Brien is fast being recognised as a super stallion maker after his latest retiree, Shamexpress, headed to Windsor Park Stud in the Cambridge district of New Zealand.

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Teeley Asset's thoroughbred sale rings up a massive $23 million

John Holloway It was probably the most extraordinary day in Australian thoroughbred sales at the Gold Coast on Wednesday when Teeley Asset’s reduction sale hit the headlines thanks to a massive $23 million...