Australia

Former Korean Jockey Fujii Earns JRA License On Fifth Try

It’s always nice to see various alumni of Korean racing around the world doing well, and this week began with the news that Kanichiro (Joe) Fujii, who rode full-time at Busan from 2012 to 2014 and has been a frequent return visitor since, has achieved his long-standing ambition of passing the JRA Jockey’s License exams […]

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Farewell Tour: Winx Kicks Off Final Season With 30th Consecutive Victory

Australia supermare Winx broke a new record on Saturday, becoming the first Australian horse to win 30 consecutive races. The 7-year-old daughter of Street Cry captured the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Randwick for a third time, extending her unbeaten streak and kicking off what is expected to be her final season of racing under […]

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Champion Winx Returns To Racing In Saturday’s Apollo Stakes At Randwick

Putting her win streak on the line, Australian wondermare Winx will be chasing a 30th consecutive victory in Saturday’s Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick, reports The Daily Telegraph. The Chris Waller-trained daughter of Street Cry is expected to make four more starts before her retirement, culminating in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes […]

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Trainer Weir Charged By Racing Victoria, All Entrants Scratched Through Monday

The Victoria Police’s Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit found four electrical shocking devices in early morning raids Wednesday on the stables of leading Australian trainer Darren Weir, and on Friday the trainer and two of his assistants were charged by Racing Victoria stewards. Weir is best known as conditioner of 2015 Melbourne Cup winner Prince of […]

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Old Friends: 28-Year-Old Australian Champion Bint Marscay Euthanized

1993 Golden Slipper winner Bint Marscay has died. The 28-year-old mare, who resided at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY, was euthanized Monday evening due to complications of chronic arthritis. Michael Blowen, founder and president of Old Friends, made the announcement Tuesday morning. Bred and campaigned in Australia, the daughter of Marscay […]

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Winx Shows Steady Pace In First Barrier Trial Of 2019

On Tuesday morning at Rosehill, Australian superstar Winx cruised through her first barrier trial of the 2019 season. In true Winx-ian form, reports sportingnews.com, the mare coasted around the course to finish the 900-meter trial in seventh, as usual not asked to display any of her talent by jockey Hugh Bowman. It was the 12th consecutive […]

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Twice Second, Frankie Dettori In Search Of Melbourne Cup Glory

The 30-year career of internationally-renowned jockey Frankie Dettori has allowed him to compile an impressive resume with very few glaring holes in it. According to sportinglife.com, one of the holes Dettori is keen to fill in is the “Race That Stops A Nation,” Australia’s Melbourne Cup. The Italian native has finished second in the event twice, […]

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Winx ‘In Excellent Condition,’ Prepares For Final Campaign In 2019

Australian superstar mare Winx will race in 2019, trainer Chris Waller told channelnewsasia.com on Friday. The 7-year-old daughter of Street Cry will look to extend her 29-race win streak with a return to the track in February’s G2 Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick, and could make her final start in April’s G1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. “We […]

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‘He’s Left More Winners Than Any Other Stallion’: More Than Ready Says Goodbye To Australia

Few, if any, stallions have had the kind of impact as a dual-hemisphere shuttler seen by More Than Ready, who recently completed his final Southern Hemisphere breeding season in Australia before shipping back north to WinStar Farm in Kentucky for the rest of his stud career. A feature by TDN Australia/New Zealand reviewed More Than […]

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‘In Great Form’: American Pharoah Showing Off Down Under

Coolmore’s John Magnier posted a video of Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah on Saturday, depicting the stallion’s antics when being turned out in his paddock at Coolmore Australia. The 6-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile has been in Australia for the Southern Hemisphere’s breeding season, and is approaching his time to return to the United […]

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