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Warrior Beats The Mud

Courtesy of www.lesrossracing.com.au

The Les Ross trained Mishani Warrior battled through the heavy conditions to win the YALUMBA WINES Colts, Geldings and Entires Class 6 Handicap over 1300mt on 29/06/13.

The Show A Heart gelding who is trained for loyal owners Mike and Patty Crooks was able to run down the favourite Bymonashee who started at $3.70 to score by 0.2 lengths, with Mr Orient filling the 3rd placing.

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Macarena Has The Moves On Debut

Courtesy of www.petergelagotisracing.com.au

Leading Gippsland Trainer Peter Gelagotis produced a very promising filly at Mornington in Miss Macarena a daughter of champion sire More Than Ready from a Danehill mare Dancesteps which persuaded the owners to have the dance song Macarena in the naming of this promising horse. From the awkward barrier on debut Craig Newitt was positive out of the gates and basically dictated the race and kicked powerfully on the corner to win easily by 2 lengths and indicate better things to come for this promising young horse who was bred by Gerry Harvey's Baramul Stud and passed in at the Adelaide Magic Yearlings Sales in 2011 for $70,000.

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Mossale Set For Final

Courtesy of www.petergelagotisracing.com.au

Consistent Mossman gelding Mossale continued his purple patch of form with a great win at Sale in the heat of the Gippsland Middle Distance Series over 1700m . Perfectly ridden by Chad Schofield Mossale settled off the pace and circled the field on the home turn to storm to the front and hold off all challenges with a most impressive win on heavy ground.

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Wells Wins Kevin Lafferty Hurdle

Courtesy of www.durdenracing.com.au

30th June 13  - Wells made up for his unlucky defeat at Bendigo his previous start and won convincingly at Warrnambool  in the 3600m Kevin Lafferty feature Hurdle. He was given a great ride by Brad McLean to draw away to win by just over two lengths. He will now head to The Grand National Hurdle at Sandown on 15th July.

Moulin Bleu Wins BM72 at Geelong

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5th July 13 – Moulin Bleu won the country showcase  BM 72 over 2100m at Geelong Synthetic, given a lovely ride by apprentice Kayla Nisbett he sat behind the leader to join it on straightening and then held on to win by a neck on the line.

Doubtfilly Gutsy Win in Listed Ascot Handicap

Courtesy of www.kendrickracingstables.com.au

HORSE and jockey pulled up like they'd been in a world title fight after Doubtfilly's gusty win in the listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday (July 6).
"The win was even tougher than I first thought,'' Kendrick said a day after the triumph.
"She pulled up with a black eye and a swollen front leg,'' he said.
"I think she got hit by another horses, maybe (runner-up) Griffon when it came through."
Jockey Damian Browne was also a little worse for wear after the race.

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Baby Bobs Up At Canberra

Courtesy of www.singletonracing.com.au

The Scott Singleton trained Millionaire's Baby was placed to perfection to score a nice win taking out the ACT TAB BENCHMARK 60 HANDICAP over 1080 METRES at Canberra on 21st June 2013.

Millionaire's Baby affectionately known around the stable as 'Candy' had to deal with the widest gate but showed plenty of speed to cross the field before taking up the lead and was never headed winning by a comfortable 1 length over 2nd - You're Kidding Me and 3rd - Gorgeous Amelia in the very slick time of 1.01.90 for the 1080mt journey.

This now takes her record to 2 Wins and 3 Placings from her last 5 starts showing that the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor is a model of consistency.

Scott will now see how she pulls up before making a decision on where to place her next to extend her winning record.

Journey Looks Bright Stayer

Courtesy of www.petergelagotisracing.com.au

Lightly raced NZ bred Darci Brahma 4yo About The Journey put the writing on the wall this campaign with some great runs leading up to his staying races and it was great over the Queen's Birthday weekend that he saluted at Mornington which was the city meeting for the weekend. Ridden perfectly by Craig Newitt the horse settled just off the pace and swooped on the bend to power away through the wet going to win softly by 2 lengths.

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Doubtfilly To Back Up In Group One Tatts Tiara

Courtesy of www.kendrickracingstables.com.au

THREE-YEAR-OLD Doubtfilly will back up in the Group 1 Tatts Tiara at Eagle Farm after an eye-catching third behind boom filly Peron in the Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich.
"Her run from a bad gate was enormous,'' trainer Stuart Kendrick said after Doubtfilly ($11) flashed home for her first placing in listed company.
Trapped wide and forced to go back to near last, jockey Ric McMahon brought Doubtfilly to the centre of the track as she straightened and unleashed a massive finish.
She finished just two lengths from winner Peron and a half-length behind runner-up Skating On Ice ($21) in the 1350m race.

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Kendrick Racing City Double

Courtesy of www.kendrickracingstables.com.au

TWO of Kendrick Racing's former top two-year-olds handed the stable a gutsy city double on a heavy track at Eagle Farm on Wednesday, June 12.

Massuri, now a four-year-old, is Rockhampton Cup bound after kicking off the double in a Fillies and Mares Benchmark 80 (1500m).

Ridden by Adrian Coome, Massuri ($4.60) ran down favourite Danyme ($3.60) to win by a half-neck.

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