Blue Lorian

Bomber collects the ‘mainland metro set’ with Winter Cup heat win

WHEN Victorian speedster Blazin’ Bomber (Kinloch Brae x Absolute Stunna) took out his heat of the Group 1 Winter Cup over 520m at Albion Park...
Fabregas

Talking breeding: Could this litter be a gold earner?

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December 17, 2015 starts with two litters registered by Churchable...

2015 Group 1 Zoom Top tips & betting preview

ON SATURDAY night eight of Australia’s best stayers will be chasing a winner’s cheque of $75,000 and Group 1 glory in the Zoom Top. The...

This week in racing history

February 12 Champion local sprinter True Vintage notched her fourth consecutive win in taking out the 1988 final of the Launceston Cup by six lengths...

Background to the Sydney Cup

The Sydney Cup was the first of what became the ‘big four’ distance events on the Sydney city racing calendar. Starting in 1963, it was...

This Week In Racing History

AUGUST 27 Gay Banfort won the 1949 Lismore Cup, run over 500 yards on grass, by four lengths in 27.3. True Vintage broke the 457...

Xylia Allen Looking To Emulate Dashing Corsair

With her victory in the final of Victorian section of the National Distance Championship complete, champion all-distance bitch Xylia Allen will now take on the...

Background To The AWM Distance Title

In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen...

Background To The Albion Park Gold Cup

From the time of its inception, the Albion Park Gold Cup (originally the Gabba Gold Cup) has been a tough race. This is particularly so...

Background: Wentworth Park Gold Cup

This year marks the 48th running of the Wentworth Park Gold Cup, although the race has had a few different ‘official’ names down through the...