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Dual Group I winner Star Witness posted his eighth winner – six in Australia , two in South Africa – at Wagga on Monday when talented filly Nagging opened her account with a dominant victory. Trained by Mark Gee, Nagging overcame a wide gate to win the 1200 metre maiden running away by more than [...][ Read More ]
The Sha Tin meeting in Hong Kong on Sunday featured a winner for top class sire Stratum with the John Moore trained Smart Man saluting over 1200 metres. The four year-old did best in a tight finish to win the Class Two event by a neck, his fourth win from 37 starts with 11 placings. [...][ Read More ]
Nicconi keeps gaining momentum with a flow of winners in the back half of the season including the Gerald Ryan trained two year-old Backstab, who scored a tenacious win at Randwick on Saturday as favourite. With two placings and a win at Hawkesbury at his only three previous runs, Backstab was too fit and determined [...][ Read More ]
A talented daughter of Star Witness, classy Aussie bred juvenile Mella Maria saluted at Greyville in South Africa on Friday. Prepared by Mike Azzie, stakes-placed Mella Maria scored her second win when taking the 1300 metre contest by a length. Bred by Widden Stud in partnership, Mella Maria is the first foal of Group II [...][ Read More ]