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    Group One record obliterated

    Group One record obliterated

    October 31, 2021

    BASED on his performances, next month’s Breeders’ Crown is at Plymouth Chubb’s mercy. Stretching his winning streak to eight by securing the Group One Redwood Classic in Maryborough just moments ago, Plymouth Chubb will return to the popular country venue for a heat of the futurity on November 11.... Read more
    Outstanding mare aimed at Breeders’ Crown
    OUTSTANDING mare Amazing Dream will enjoy “a couple of light days” before embarking on her next feature campaign. Registering her 10th Group One victory by capturing last night’s Queen of the Pacific at Tabcorp Park Melton, Amazing Dream will be kept fresh ahead of the Breeders’ Crown. Trainer Nathan... Read more
    Well-earned break for rising star
    RISING star Justanextragrand has been sent for a well-earned break. Stretching his winning streak to five following a narrow but gutsy victory in last night’s St Leger at Globe Derby, Justanextragrand will spend the remainder of the season in a paddock. Pleased with the three-year-old’s progress, trainer Aaron Brown... Read more
    Anntonia breaks Australasian record with slashing Breeders Challenge win
     LEADING Menangle trainer David Thorn knew what his gun filly Anntonia could do. Leading reinsman Jack Trainor did too. So, when Trainor received a three-week suspension earlier this month, he quickly began to find drivers to replace him – immediately – so he would be free to resume driving... Read more
    Uncertain plans despite brilliant racing return
    PLANS remain uncertain with Honolua Bay despite his brilliant return to racing. Making his debut for premier trainer Emma Stewart, Honolua Bay captured the Four and Five-Year-Old Championship at Tabcorp Park Melton just moments ago in what was his first run since May. Although thrilled with her latest stable... Read more
    Madrid puts a smile back on Alchin’s dial
    MENANGLE Park trainer Jarrod Alchin admits he doesn’t have a lot of horses in his barn that can match it with his young star My Ultimate Byron. Luckily Madrid is one that can. And the classy youngster showed her true mettle tonight, scoring an all-the-way win in the $150,000... Read more
    Queenslander blows them away with a mighty finish
    ACE reinsman Robert Morris admitted he did a double-take when he saw that Queensland visitor Tims A Trooper was a 33-1 shot going into tonight’s $150,000 Breeders Challenge Two-Year-Old colts and geldings final. “He finished right at the wheels of My Ultimate Ronnie and Smaltese last start and he... Read more
    Peg-hugging drive makes Morris Prince for the night
    NO-ONE drives the pegs at Tabcorp Park Menangle any better than Robert Morris. And he gave his rivals a lesson in tonight’s $100,000 Len Smith Mile with a master class of reinsmanship to win the Group 1 with Newcastle pacer The Black Prince. Typical of Morris, he gave everyone... Read more
    When the chips were down, they couldn’t beat ‘The Banta’
     IT takes a brave punter to ever write off Luke McCarthy in a major race. And the premier reinsman showed why with a majestic effort to win the $150,000 Breeders Challenge for three-year-old colts and geldings with Bar Room Banta at Tabcorp Park Menangle tonight. When Bar Room Banta... Read more
    It seems that elementary!

    It seems that elementary!

    October 30, 2021

    ANOTHER Group One meeting, another sizeable Australian Pacing Gold presence…it seems that elementary! Club Menangle will host five top shelf events tonight, with APG purchases set to dominate each major. A fortnight ago APG graduates completed a clean sweep the New South Wales Breeders’ Challenge semi-finals for two-year-olds and... Read more