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FEATURE ARTICLES: Ecuador kept fresh for Carrington Stakes- Randwick
While a stayer racing over 1400 metres second-up would often be discounted as a winning chance, Ecuador's record at the trip is imposing.The horse is on a path back to races over 2000m and above, distances at which he has won stakes races, but boasts three victories and two runner-up finishes from five starts at 1400m.The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained gelding who was sold from Esker Lodge's 2011 NZB draft is set to have another tilt at the distance in Saturday's Listed Carrington Stakes at Randwick. Read More
Hard Call on target for Valley assignment

Caulfield trainer John Salanitri is confident Hard Call has held the form that gave him a last-start city win and will be right in the mix in the VOBIS Gold Star.

Birchley hoping to add to NZ record
Liam Birchley has enjoyed major overseas success with younger members of his Eagle Farm stable and now he's looking to an older representative of the team to follow suit.
Laming happy with Wellington Cup hope
The Gr.3 Wallaceville Estate Wellington Cup has always been on the radar for Richard Laming's Sly Romance, a last-start winner over 3000m at Moonee Valley
Dunn Cares to Think ahead to Australian Derby
Matthew Dunn will take a chance with Care To Think this Saturday when he lines up in the Class 2 TAB Highway Handicap (1200m) at Royal Randwick after just one race.
Gauguin on road to G1 after midweek maiden
Trainer James Cummings is aiming high with Gauguin after the colt's convincing maiden win at Warwick Farm.
Beer looks to Sydney with Jacqui's Joy
Greater prize money in Sydney and a lack of numbers has made the decision to take Jacqui's Joy to Randwick
Odyssey Moon turning heads in Nz
The connections of Australian sprinter Odyssey Moon are hoping their four-year-old can win over local studmasters at Trentham on Saturday
Macau stages International Jockey's Challenge
The Macau Jockey Club is staging a unique International Mixed Doubles Jockey’s Challenge on Saturday with jockeys from around the globe coming together to form six Doubles Teams
Winx a pleasing third in barrier trial

Winx has passed the first test in what shapes as another record-breaking preparation

Gold Symphony tuned up for Carrington tilt

The Peter and Paul Snowden training partnership plans to accept with Gold Symphony and Princefamous for Saturday's Listed Carrington Stakes

McEvoy booked for star Kiwi turn
Kerrin McEvoy will be reunited with the champion New Zealand sprinter-miler Turn Me Loose in the Gr.2 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on January 27
All systems go for Ameridon to NZ

All American colt Ameridon is on track for the Karaka Million at Ellerslie after winning a barrier trial at Deagon on Tuesday morning.

Outstanding Adelaide Yearling Catalogue Online
Comprising 469 lots from leading breeders across the country, the Morphettville based auction will be held over three days from March 13 to 15.
Dundeel sibling breaks through
In the same week Dundeel's first progeny made an impact in the yearling sale ring at the Gold Coast, his younger sibling has opened her winning account in country NSW
Failed stallion ready for racetrack return
Richly-bred speedster Il Cavallo is being prepared for a return to racing after a disastrous spring at Chequers Stud.
Frankel to challenge Galileo for classic supremacy

Frankel showed signs with his first crop of 2-year-olds in 2016 that he could challenge his sire for classic supremacy this year.

Cornerstone hosting trio of eminent Irish visitors

Cornerstone Stud will have available for southern hemisphere use in 2017 three of Ireland’s most prestigious young sires, Zebedee, Free Eagle and newcomer Sir Prancelot
Glenlogan sires big input in Magic Millions race
Including emergencies, there were 24 of the offspring of sires who got their runners at Queensland’s prestigious Glenlogan Park Stud in the racebook covering Saturday’s $10million Magic Millions Gold Coast meeting
Gold Coast the playground of Scone’s Yarraman Park
Yarraman Park Stud plundered much of the glory at the $10million Gold Coast Magic Millions race day and over the first four sessions, Book One, of the Magic Millions Gold Coast sale sold yearlings up to $600,000
Invincible Colt Tops Day Five on Gold Coast
Consigned by Sutton's Mane Lodge as Lot 891, the colt from Yields of Gold sold to Ontrack Thoroughbreds and Toby Edmonds for a day high price of $260,000.
Dazzling Conclusion to Book One on Gold Coast
A close relation to former outstanding race filly Miracles of Life has sold for $1.2 million and helped the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale boast new records for Book One.
Redoute's Choice Colt Stars on Day Three
A cracking colt by champion sire Redoute's Choice topped Day Three, he was sold for $1.3 million.
Sebring's Brother Tops Day Two on Gold Coast
Presented at the auction by Corumbene Stud, the stunning More Than Ready colt was the subject of fierce competition before selling to the bid of champion trainer Gai Waterhouse at $1.3 million.
Miss Finland's Colt Stars on Day One
A colt by freshman sire Dundeel and from a former star racemare topped a buoyant Day One