Pantera Nera (pictured), Victoria’s lone invitee for Thursday night’s Group 1 Dapto Megastar, first came to Gavin Burke’s attention during the Puppy Auction Classic at the same venue last November. It was after Pantera Nera ran third in Dapto’s Classic that he was purchased by Burke and while he “wasn’t cheap” it’s proven to be […]
Glenn Rounds knows what it takes to win the South Australian Oaks, teaming with his late partner Judy Hayley to claim back-to-back Oaks victories courtesy of Melbourne Cup heroine Classic Capri (pictured) and El Paso in 2000 and 2001 respectively. Rounds will travel to Angle Park for Thursday night’s heats of the Group 3 female feature […]
Steve White is hoping classy youngster Paua To Avoid can achieve something his former champion Paua To Burn (pictured after 2005 Group One Sapphire Crown victory) wasn’t able to do in Friday night’s Group 3 Ram Locksmith Cranbourne Classic Final.
Dennis and Bronwyn Pulis (pictured) are hoping to celebrate a homebred feature race success on Friday night when their consistent sprinter Coalville Tiger takes aim at a Traralgon hat-trick in the New Track Anniversary Final (525m). The husband and wife training team, who are based at Moe South, have exceeded their own expectations with the success […]
Dave Condon is confident his mother and training partner Joyce will celebrate her 79th birthday in style at Healesville on Sunday afternoon with victory in the lucrative GRV Vic Bred Maiden Series Final. The Condon’s boast strength in numbers in the $7,500 to-the-winner straight track feature, with three finalists, the unbeaten Juno Away, Superior Shane […]
Michael Chilcott says a stint in Tasmania has been the making of emerging staying talent Zero Knockin’, impressive winner of the GRV Vic Bred Distance Final (570m) at Horsham on Tuesday. Chilcott followed a proven formula when he sent Zero Knockin’ to the Apple Isle after just a handful of starts, having adopted the same […]