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RACING NEWS
Menari draws barrier 11 of 14 in Golden Rose
Golden Rose favourite Menari has drawn awkwardly in barrier 11 of 14 for the $1 million race at Rosehill.
Happy Clapper favourite for Epsom

Happy Clapper will be the topweight for the Epom Handicap with those weighted above him unlikely to run in the $1 million race.

Improving Stampede Set For Naturalism
The progressive Stampede will attempt to gain ballot exemption for the Caulfield Cup when he lines up in the Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Menari In Peak Condition For Golden Rose
Trainer Gerald Ryan is pleased with Menari (Snitzel) ahead of the Golden Rose Stakes (Gr 1,1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.
Kerrin McEvoy to ride She Will Reign

Kerrin McEvoy will be aboard Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign when she resumes in the Moir Stakes, replacing Craig Williams' who has been sidelined by suspension.

Damien Oliver confirms Almandin booking for Melbourne Cup

Damien Oliver's chance to win a record-equalling fourth Melbourne Cup has soared after the jockey confirmed his booking for defending champion Almandin.
Godolphin's Kementari arrives in Melbourne
Godolphin colt Kementari has already been sent to Melbourne, ruling out the $1 million Golden Rose in Sydney
Royal Symphony To Run Again Before Guineas
The Tony McEvoy-trained Royal Symphony will run in either the Stutt Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m) at Moonee Valley on 29 September or the Caulfield Guineas Prelude (Gr 3, 1400m) on 1 October as the lead up for the Caulfield Guineas (Gr 1, 1600m) on 14 October
Merchant Navy Set For Golden Rose

Unbeaten three-year-old colt Merchant Navy has arrived in Sydney ahead of Saturday’s $1,000,000 Golden Rose Stakes(Gr 1, 1400m), where he will bid to maintain his perfect record.
BREEDING NEWS
Alizee in breakthrough win for Sepoy

Alizee stormed to a resounding victory in the G2 Tea Rose Stakes at Randwick on September 16 to give her sire Sepoy his first Australian Stakes winner and underline the versatility of a stallion who was regarded as one of the dominant sprinters of his time.

Humidor continues Teofilo’s Australian success at Flemington

There is no doubting the popularity of Teofilo in Australia, but just to make sure, the classy five-year-old Humidor put away the best field to be assembled there this season in the G1 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington on September 16.

Star Fastnet Filly Beats the Colts

A brilliant winner of the Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes at two, powerhouse filly Catchy (3f Fastnet Rock x Cats Whisker, by Fusaichi Pegasus) is no stranger to beating up on the colts and she did it again at Flemington on Saturday when surging clear to win the Group II VRC Danehill Stakes.

Group One Goal for Fastnet Stallion

Now heading straight into the Group I ATC Epsom Handicap in two weeks time is royally bred stallion Comin’ Through (4h Fastnet Rock  x Mica’s Pride, by Bite the Bullet), a half-brother to $7million earner Criterion.