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Yendall rapt with Yankee Rose

Monday, 24 October 2016 - Yankee Rose has firmed into a $2.10 favourite for the G1 VRC Oaks (2500m) on Thursday week after her heroics at Moonee Valley on Saturday. The All American 3yo was placed, albeit by a space, in the G1 Cox Plate (2040m) behind wonder mare Winx and trainer David Vandyke couldn't have been prouder of his filly. Her last 200 metre sectional was only bettered by the winner.

WA connection primed for Cox Plate

Friday, 21 October 2016 - Western Australia has its best chance to win a Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) since the west’s all-time great Northerly completed a running double in 2001 and 2002. The Sunspeed connection will be led All American filly Yankee Rose and Blackfriars gelding Black Heart Bart. They are both in the market behind Winx who is an odds-on favourite to make it back-to-back victories at Moonee Valley this Saturday.

Showgirl centre stage in Cox Plate

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 - Trainer David Vandyke says Group 1 Cox Plate contender Yankee Rose is a bit of a showgirl. And AAP reports the filly gets her chance to shine on the big stage when she takes on the older horses for the first time in the weight-for-age contest at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Retirement on hold for Decision Time

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - Foreplay’s veteran gelding Decision Time shows no signs he’s had enough and that’s good enough for trainer Clarry Conners. Decision Time was runner-up in the 2010 Golden Slipper and has had his share of highs and lows in the years since but he’s fit, healthy and competitive as evidenced by a last-start fourth at Warwick Farm behind Mr Manhattan.