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  1. Oughton targets Global Challenge for Cape

    Posted Jan 04th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... runner-up for the third time to Silent Witness in the Hong Kong Sprint on December 12 and his next assignment will be the A$500,000 Lightning Stakes (1,000 metres) on February 5, a Group One event ... extent, depending on how he runs in the Lightning Stakes, but the plan at the moment is that he will also run in the Newmarket Handicap over the straight 1,200 metres at Flemington. Now that race ...

  2. Cape takes trip to Australia in stride

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... worries him. He's done all this before.' Cape Of Good Hope is being aimed towards the Lightning Stakes, a Group One race over 1,000 metres at Flemington on February 5. The Lightning Stakes is the first leg of the Global Sprint Challenge, a new series involving Australia, Japan and England but not Hong Kong. After the Lightning Stakes- a race won two years ago ...

  3. Cape in doubt for Australia Stakes defence

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... victory at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Cape Of Good Hope suffered bruising to his left knee when third in the Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February 4, but Oughton had not believed it would affect his sprinter's start in the second leg of the Global Sprint Challenge this weekend. 'He suffered some interference in the Lightning which caused a bit of inflammation but we ...

  4. Hope set another Aussie test before Witness rematch

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Australian debut 11 days ago and ran a marvellous third to glamour three-year-olds Fastnet Rock and Alinghi in the Group One Lightning Stakes (1,000m). But the list of possibilities was reduced ... was the Newmarket Handicap, but it is a handicap and he wouldn't be quite so well suited.' He said Cape Of Good Hope had done 'really well' in Melbourne since his Lightning Stakes run ...

  5. Cape out for two months

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Trainer David Oughton has ruled out Dubai or any other race in the immediate future for Global Sprint Challenge champion Cape Of Good Hope after scans have revealed his knee injury to be more significant than previously thought. Cape Of Good Hope suffered buffeting when a brave third in the opening leg of the Global Sprint Challenge (GSC), the Lightning Stakes ...

  6. Oughton wary of Hope's key rivals

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... will be on hand to supervise his final piece of work on Thursday. Oughton has been preparing Cape of Good Hope for Saturday's Group One Lightning Stakes by remote control from Hong Kong over the past ... Lightning is shaping up as a cracking race and I'm particularly concerned about the three-year-old filly Alinghi,' he said. 'Damien Oliver is wasting to ride her at 52 kilos ...

  7. Silent Witness ready to rumble again

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... sprinter in Hong Kong, has tired of chasing the champion home at a respectful distance and has gone instead to Melbourne, where he is aimed at the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington ...

  8. Witness holds key to Cape's travel plans- Oughton

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... this year, with the connections of Lightning Stakes winner, Takeover Target, and high class three-year-old Stratum already stating that Royal Ascot is on the agenda with their horses and their plans ...

  9. Club deny Cape ordered home

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... in Australia. The chestnut sprinter did Hong Kong proud at Flemington yesterday with his slashing third in the Lightning Stakes, the first leg of the newly-established Global Sprint Challenge ...

  10. Not-so-impressive Cape Of Good Hope to miss England trip

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Target in the Group One Lightning Stakes at Flemington in February. The injury meant abandoning a crack at a repeat Australia Stakes (Gr 1 win) at Moonee Valley and, instead, a period of rest ...




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