From a Port Macquarie Cup to a national showjumping champion – Falklands has shown there is a post-racing life for racehorses.
Officials have deleted a benchmark 76 race for three-year-olds from the Rosehill program and will instead split a benchmark 78, also over 1500 metres.
The public will help determine the field for a new $5 million race to be run over 1600 metres in Melbourne with most of the field to be decided by popular vote.
If the best way to judge unraced two-year-olds is by barrier trials then trainer Gary Portell has much to look forward to with Spaceboy.
Joao Moreira has been given the green light to return to the Hong Kong riding ranks after officials approved an application by trainer John Size for the ‘Magic Man’ to be his stable jockey.
spelling paddock before he heads back to Grahame Begg’s stable to be prepared for a tilt at the Oakleigh Plate.