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Nicconi keeps gaining momentum with a flow of recent winners including the Gerald Ryan trained two year-old Backstab, who beat older rivals to win at Hawkesbury on Thursday. Third on debut at Rosehill earlier this month, Backstab was sent out a hot favourite for the 1100 metre maiden and led throughout to win by a [...][ Read More ]
Leading country trainer Brett Cavanough was on cloud nine after his star Nicconi filly Loved Up captured the $400,000 Inglis Scone Guineas on Saturday. The progressive filly was a last start second against older horses in the Wagga Town Plate and produced a whirlwind finish up the fence to come from near last and win [...][ Read More ]
Sebring’s champion son Dissident took the top prize at the annual HTBA Awards night in Scone on Wednesday when crowned HTBA Horse of the Year. Bred and offered for sale by Widden, Dissident fetched $210,000 at Magic Millions when secured by Peter Moody, who transformed the precocious juvenile stakes-winner into a Classic winner at three [...][ Read More ]
Australian bred two year-old Lineker became a new winner for promising young sire Star Witness when he saluted on debut at Scottsville in South Africa on Wednesday. Trained by Justin Snaith, Lineker cruised clear to win the 1200 metre maiden by three parts of a length. A $50,000 Magic Millions purchase for Paul Lafferty from [...][ Read More ]