Lonhro

Horseracing

Lonhro's reputation about to go under the hammer in Kentucky

John Holloway Darley’s decision to shuttle Australia’s favourite racehorse Lonhro to its Kentucky base in 2011 is just a few weeks away from being christened a success or failure.

Racing

Lonhro set to break record as most-prolific sire of winners

John Holloway, Bloodlines

John Holloway One of Australia’s most-loved racehorses, Lonhro, is poised to add another fabulous chapter to his great career by becoming the most-prolific sire of winners in one season.

Racing

Like Lonhro, the chase drives Pierro

SPORT the form , Horse racing at Rosehill 1.9.12
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winner Pierro
ridden by Nash Rawiller
SMH  Pic JENNY EVANS

Andrew Eddy Looks can be deceiving, as Darren Beadman discovered when he ventured to Randwick.

Horseracing

Frankel, my dear, I will give a dam: John Singleton punts on champion

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John Holloway John Singleton is again on the Frankel trail and has sent two of his better broodmares – Samantha Miss and Deedra – to Newmarket in England to be bred to southern hemisphere time by the...

Racing

Winter Stakes at Rosehill pits even stronger racing Goliath – Darley – against Chris Waller

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Max Presnell Even the massive Darley operation going blue label to Godolphin does not promise to break the Chris Waller monopoly in Sydney, again emphasised by his 17 acceptors at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Racing

Matthew Dale has two winners at Canberra with Karakuchi and Coco Miss

Jay Ford and Coca Miss win on Friday.

David Polkinghorne All roads lead to Sydney for Canberra trainer Matthew Dale's  three successful girls.

Trainer John O'Shea discovers key to Darley's improving sprinter Generalife

Lust for life: Jockey Kerrin McEvoy on Generalife takes out Saturday’s feature at Rosehill, the Winter Stakes.

Chris Roots When John O'Shea started at Darley, it was a case of finding out what was going to work for what horses, and Generalife has answered the call.

Racing

Pajaro just the entree to lucky owners' spring contenders

High promise: Co-owner Greg Kolivos hopes Pajaro will develop into a cups horse.

Chris Roots The next couple of months will take Greg Kolivos' racing experience to another level. He and his wife Donna will have runners during the spring, foals from his champion on the ground and then there...

Racing

Trainer Matthew Dale gets an early return from breeding prospect Coco Miss

Canberra trainer Matthew Dale.

David Polkinghorne It was Coco Miss' breeding that caught Canberra trainer Matthew Dale's eye.

Racing

Rawiller whips up reminders of enforcers Lake and Dittman

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Max Presnell Great rides produced by Hugh Bowman and Nash Rawiller, among others, featured at the Sydney autumn carnival.

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Horseracing

Shades of Galileo as Coolmore keeps mum on Fastnet Rock service fee

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John Holloway Fastnet Rock is once again Australia's costliest stallion, but his covering fee has not been declared by Coolmore Stud.

Racing

Randwick track needs better drainage, says Racing NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy

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Max Presnell A bulldozer is the only answer to the Randwick course proper, according to Ray Murrihy, the Racing NSW chief steward.

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Racing

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

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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...

Racing

Sun group throws weight behind new sire Fiorente at broodmare sales

John Holloway The Sun International group has taken a big punt on new sire Fiorente since its purchase of Victoria’s leading breeding nursery, Eliza Park, a year ago.

Horse Racing

Going the distance: 2000 metres the ideal stage for Fiorente and It's A Dundeel

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Chris Roots It can be beautiful and brutal. Tactical and technical. And more than often than not, it brings out and rewards the best performances from a horse and jockey as a unit.

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Racing

Messene timing run to perfection for crack at Doncaster Mile

Messene

Chris Roots The Doncaster Mile has been a year in the planning for Messene and now, a month out, he is favourite for Australia's most famous mile race at Randwick.

Racing

Team Hawkes' sweet run sours as Not Listenin'tome ruled out of autumn carnival

Sidelined: Not Listenin'tome has contracted a virus.

Chris Roots Team Hawkes had a week laced with the sweet scent of stakes victories soured by the fact emerging sprinter Not Listenin'tome will miss the remainder of the autumn after contracting a virus.

Racing

National Sprint winner Messene set for Doncaster Mile

SPORT: Black Opal day at Thoroughbred Park, Canberra. Jockey James McDonald winner of the National Sprint with horse Messene  . . 9th March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

David Polkinghorne Trainer Wayne Hawkes thinks Canberra might have witnessed this year's Doncaster Mile winner.

Racing

Subzero steals Hall of Fame show at National Gallery

SPORT: Subzero attends the Racing hall of fame presentation night at the National Gallery of Australia, .Canberra . 9th March 2014. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times.

David Polkinghorne On Canberra racing's biggest day, it was Subzero who stole the show.

Luck's a fortune: owners enjoy ride of a lifetime

Alpha Miss is a 2yr old filly who will be competing in the 
Richest 2yo race The Golden Slipper,this weekend.
Stabled at Gary Nickson stables Warwick Farm .
Photographed with stable
Doug lallambius - strapper
Dan Nickson - navy shirt  stable Forman,
Michael Bolton - owner
(blue jacket) Jacques Luxe  apprentice,and 
Anthony Hayes Stable hand.
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Chris Roots ''It all comes down to a four-letter word,'' Fiorente's part-owner John McDonnell reckons, pausing for effect. ''L-U-C-K, luck, that is what you need.''