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RACING NEWS
Rosehill trial the next step for Lanciato

One of the leading Epsom Handicap fancies, Lanciato, a son of Little Avondale Stud’s Per Incanto, will continue preparations towards his main spring target in a star-studded Rosehill barrier trial

McEvoy confirms Coolmore plans for Sunlight
Oohood’s stablemate Sunlight (Zoustar) will now be aimed at the Coolmore Stud Stakes (registered as Ascot Vale Stakes) (Gr 1, 1200m) at Flemington on November 3
Oohood remains on Flight path
Despite failing to make the frame in Saturday’s Silver Shadow Stakes (Gr 2, 1200m) for the first time in her career, Tony McEvoy has said Oohood (I Am Invincible) will still press on to the Flight Stakes (Gr 1, 1600m) 
Hey Doc set for Valley
One of Faatinah’s likely rivals in the Carlyon Stakes on Saturday will be the Tony McEvoy trained Hey Doc (Duporth), who will be looking to keep his unbeaten record at Moonee Valley intact
Carlyon return for Faatinah
Dual Group 2 winner Faatinah (Nicconi) will resume in Saturday’s Carlyon Stakes (Listed, 1000m) at Moonee Valley.
George Main likely next start for Winx
Winx (Street Cry) will look to land a third successive victory in the George Main Stakes (Gr 1, 1600m) at Randwick on September 15
BREEDING NEWS
Griffo's Alessandro another tick for Fiorente
Leading trainer, Robbie Griffiths, has always had a huge opinion of Sun Stud’s multiple Group One winning stallion, Fiorente
 
17th Stakes-Winner for Nicconi
Nature Strip might not be the only star sprinter for Widden Stud’s Nicconi this spring with progressive colt Tony Nicconi confirming his potential with a tenacious win in the Group III MRC Vain stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Egyptian Symbol Caps Amazing Day for Widden Sires
On the first serious day of spring carnival action for the new season, Widden Stud sires were in red hot form with Group winners for Sebring (Master Ash), Zoustar (Sunlight), Nicconi (Tony Nicconi) and the late Stratum, who sired classy mare Egyptian Symbol to win the Group III ATC Toy Show Quality at Randwick on Saturday.
So You Think Spring is in the Air

It was a good day at the office on Saturday for leading sire So You Think with a winning double at Caulfield and a slashing return for his Rosehill Guineas winner D’Argento

Tivaci First Foals

The first foals of Waikato Stud’s Tivaci (High Chaparral {IRE}) aren’t letting anyone down. The newcomers are meeting all expectations and a further endorsement of the Matamata farm’s stallion selection process.