Category: Racing News

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Riverbank Farm Offer Value and Fertility

The reputation of renowned South Australian breeder Harry Perks has been in the spotlight this spring with a new flurry of stakes performers headed by Group I MRC Toorak Handicap winner Attrition and stakes-winning three year-olds Air Assault and Arctic Glamour, who both hold Group I aspirations. A breeder who plans matings for the racetrack […]

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Winx’s sister wins on debut

Regally bred filly City Of Lights has made a perfect start to her racing career, winning on debut at Geelong on Sunday afternoon. The half sister to Winx, being by Deep Impact from the mare Vegas Showgirl, City Of Lights was backed into favouritism at $3 and settled off the pace from the inside barrier […]

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Dalasan Settling in at Victoria’s Riverbank Farm

Riverbank Farm’s Russell Osborne and Dr Caroline Duddy are pleased with the industry’s response to their new stallion group winner Dalasan (Dalakhani-Khandallah, by Kitten’s Joy). “There has been lots of interest already and the bookings are steadily coming in,” Osborne said. “He has settled in really well and he is a beautiful horse with a […]

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Osborne joins training ranks

Olivia Osborne didn’t have much time to prepare for her first runners as a trainer at Benalla last week with her license only coming through four days before her first official day on the job. The 24-year-old daughter of Benalla trainer Russell almost had a dream start to her career when Zooming Zebra was beaten […]

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Boulder City on the Rise

The burgeoning career of immaculately bred Boulder City has received a major boost with the recent Moonee Valley win from Pat Carey’s exciting 3YO Cobblestone Way. Cobblestone Way is a metro winner for Boulder City – image Racing Photos The first crop son of Riverbank Farm’s Boulder City ran a blinder at the Valley – […]

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Plenty to Like About Boulder City’s Cobblestone Way

Winx’s half-brother Boulder City has a progressive type in the three-year-old gelding Cobblestone Way, who broke his maiden over 1200m at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Ridden by Blaike McDougall for Pat Carey, Cobblestone Way was obliged to race three wide without cover the trip. Showing a deal of courage, the 3yo son of Boulder […]

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Invincible Caviar storms to victory

Luke Nolen is keen to proceed slowly with Invincible Caviar, with the jockey predicting the mare could next year be challenging for black type. The daughter of the unbeaten superstar Black Caviar bounced back to the winner’s stall at Pakenham on Saturday to make it three wins from five starts after a soft win in […]

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Dalasan Captures Leon Macdonald Stakes

Dalasan was back in the winner’s circle for the first time in over two years when triumphant in the race named in honour of his co-trainer, the Listed Leon Macdonald Stakes (1400m) at Morphettville, but needed to hold the result in the steward’s room. Ridden by Jason Holder for Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas, the […]

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100 In The (River)Bank

Riverbank Farm’s Russell Osborne has been running his boutique property – a stone’s throw from Victoria’s Benalla Racecourse – for much of his adult life and, aside from developing said property, he stands seven stallions, agists a whole bunch of broodmares and racehorses, foals down, trains a small team at yonder track and, along with […]

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Fennessy’s Homebred: A First for Boulder

But like an astronaut dreaming of space, Fennessy sometimes lets his mind wander to potential stardom for one of the many racehorses he’s bred as a hobby during his decades in the sport. On Saturday, Fennessy’s latest homebred will take to the track for the first time and with him, a new chapter in one […]