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RS Crawford Stakes nominations – 2014

Race 1 – R.S. CRAWFORD STAKES (1000 METRES) Of $100,000.1st $64,000, 2nd $20,000, 3rd $9,000, 4th $4,000, 5th $2,000, 6th $1,000 LISTED Quality, Minimum Weight 54kg, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Apprentices cannot claim.Field Limit:...

Brazen Moss bound for Magic Millions 2015

Trainer Gerald Ryan has a Magic Millions contingency plan in place if Brazen Moss fails to break his maiden at Canterbury. The three-year-old, who is closely related to four-time Group One winning sprinter Buffering, has six minor placings from his...

Eurell-trained filly ready for Mornington

Greg Eurell has seen enough from unraced filly Dabbleoncoomoora to believe she is capable of making an impact on debut at Mornington. The three-year-old daughter of Volitant steps out in Wednesday’s Birrell Motors Group Plate (1000m) at the...

Ross McDonald remembered as a character

Ross McDonald is being remembered as one of racing’s great characters and a master horseman. The much respected multiple Group One winning trainer died on Tuesday morning after a battle with illness following heart surgery earlier this...

Tributes to trainer Ross McDonald

RACING INDUSTRY FIGURES PAY TRIBUTE TO ROSS McDONALD * Clinton McDonald on Twitter “Sad to say my father/mentor/mate passed away this morning at 6.00am. At peace now fought so hard so proud of him. We will (miss) u big man.” * Melbourne...

Payne looking for Silver at Rosehill

The form from a race in France almost 18 months ago gives trainer David Payne hope he has a future star on his hands in It’s A Silver Trail. In June last year, the then-named Silver Trail beat Flintshire by a length in a three-year-old race at...

Weight a concern for Ellerton

A return to his home track of Flemington would normally be expected to suit last-start Moonee Valley winner Kaiser Sun. Mathew Ellerton, who prepares the gelding with his cousin Simon Zahra, has however issued a warning. Kaiser Sun will lump 61kg in...

Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field – 2014

Race 6 – 4:40PM WYONG MAGIC MILLIONS 2YO CLASSIC (1100 METRES) Of $200,000.1st $122,000, 2nd $36,000, 3rd $18,000, 4th $9,000, 5th $5,000, 6th $2,000, 7th $2,000, 8th $2,000, 9th $2,000, 10th $2,000, Starter Subsidy $200 Set Weights,...

Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Stakes Field – 2014

Race 4 – 3:23PM WYONG MAGIC MILLIONS 3YO STAKES (1200 METRES) Of $100,000.1st $60,000, 2nd $18,000, 3rd $9,000, 4th $4,500, 5th $2,500, 6th $1,200, 7th $1,200, 8th $1,200, 9th $1,200, 10th $1,200, Starter Subsidy $200 Set Weights,...

Red Excitement ready for Rosehill return

Tendon injuries can be career-threatening but Red Excitement has responded to treatment and is ready to make his comeback at Rosehill. Trainer Gerald Ryan had originally intended to bring him back in Saturday’s Razor Sharp Stakes at Randwick...

Beasley back to Sydney in the new year

Danny Beasley will rejoin the Sydney riding ranks in the new year fresh from his most successful season in Singapore. With 83 winners, Beasley finished second to Manoel Nunes (108) in the premiership but received the shock news last month his...

Agent lone Hawkes runner at Flemington

The Melbourne arm of the Hawkes Racing partnership has been going through a quiet spell in recent weeks and it seems set to continue. Wayne Hawkes is in charge in Melbourne while his father John and brother Michael are based in Sydney where the...