Keyword: Rising Romance

  • Black Heart Bart wins the 2016 Memsie Stakes.

    'Bart' Wins Australia's First GI of Season

    Black Heart Bart signaled the start of Australia's group I for the 2016-17 season in fine style when easily capturing the Memsie Stakes (Aus-I) Aug. 27 at Caulfield.

  • Fawkner fights for the win in the Makybe Diva Stakes.

    Fawkner Roars Back to Win Makybe Diva

    Starting for the first time in 10 months, Fawkner fought out a spirited finish in the Makybe Diva Stakes (Aus-I) with Rising Romance to win by a short head Sept. 12 at Flemington.

  • Admire Rakti Wins Caulfield Cup for Japan

    Japanese raider Admire Rakti made a storming seven-wide run in the final 150 meters and snatched a half-length victory in the Aus$3 million Caulfield Cup (Aus-I) Oct. 18.

  • It's a Dundeel Wins at Aussie Championships

    It's a Dundeel collared pacesetter Carlton House less than 200 meters out but had to dig in late to repel rapidly closing Sacred Falls to win the AUS$4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Aus-I) April 19 at Royal Randwick.

  • Puccini Turns Sour Note into NZ Derby Win

    Although racing strategy fell apart at the start, favorite Puccini still pulled off a convincing win for an injured jockey in the New Zealand Derby (NZ-I) March 1 at Ellerslie.