Queensland conditioner Liam Birchley rekindled his love affair with New Zealand’s richest race when he produced exciting youngster Hardline to win the eighth running of the Listed Karaka Million at Ellerslie on Sunday night.
Peniaphobia maintained an upward trajectory with victory in the HK$6.6 million HKG1 Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup, the first leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series, at Sha Tin racecourse today, Sunday, 25 January.
Trainer Alwin Tan is still mum about the identity of War Affair’s new jockey when he resumes, simply because he has not made a decision yet, but one rider who has certainly not harmed his chances of getting the nod was Alan Munro.
Sunday’s Wyong race meeting produced two blueblood winners with autumn carnival potential.
Fastnet Rock; Statue Of Liberty; Snitzel
Jay Ford talks to the media after Takeover Target runs third in the Golden Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot,