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Seabrook swoops to give Damien Oliver his 110th Group 1 win

Seabrook swoops to give Damien Oliver his 110th Group 1 win

Apr 21, 2018

HALL of Fame jockey Damien Oliver could have commanded a full book of mounts at Caulfield but when he was told Seabrook was racing again at Royal Randwick he wasn’t going to ride anywhere else on Saturday.“I’ve got a lot of time for Seabrook and once I knew she was running ...

Seabrook sound for Champagne bid

Seabrook sound for Champagne bid

Apr 17, 2018

Classy filly Seabrook may have cost herself a prominent placing in the Group 1 Sires' Produce Stakes at Randwick earlier this month with her curiosity, but her trainer Mick Price believes the filly can make amends in Saturday's Group 1 Champagne Stakes.Seabrook was expected to ...

Hiyaam and Dee chase another G1

Hiyaam and Dee chase another G1

Apr 13, 2018

As impressive as Hiyaam was in her front-running Vinery Stud Stakes win, it was what happened after the finish line which has buoyed jockey Michael Dee’s hopes the filly can also win the Australian Oaks.Hiyaam, who was third in the VRC Oaks in Melbourne last spring, stamped ...

Price's classic season continues

Price's classic season continues

Apr 02, 2018

Mick Price has revealed a different approach when training three-year-old Hiyaam has put the Caulfield trainer in line for a third Group 1 classic win this season.Price confirmed on Sunday that his Vinery Stud Stakes winner would progress to the $1 million ATC Oaks at Randwick ...

Hiyaam runs away with Group One Vinery

Hiyaam runs away with Group One Vinery

Mar 31, 2018

High Chaparral filly Hiyaam is on course to improve on her debut Oaks mission in the spring after running clear to thrash fellow staying fillies in Saturday’s group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes over 2000 metres at Rosehill.Last spring, Hiyaam finished third in the VRC Oaks at just her ...

Price aiming for first Golden Slipper win

Price aiming for first Golden Slipper win

Mar 23, 2018

Mick Price believes there is a sense of timing about Seabrook who gets her chance to deliver the Melbourne trainer a first Golden Slipper win.Price has had two horses finish third in the Golden Slipper in the past six years while another of his chances Ready For Victory was ...

 Guineas winner Grunt's big spring future

Guineas winner Grunt's big spring future

Mar 03, 2018

Mick Price on Saturday completed the rare double of the spring and autumn Guineas in Melbourne but the Caulfield trainer has eyes on an even bigger prize for the Australian Guineas winner Grunt.Grunt powered home under Damien Oliver at $5.50 to win Saturday's $1 million classic ...

Secret Agenda wins first up at Flemington

Secret Agenda wins first up at Flemington

Mar 03, 2018

A successful return from Group One-winning mare Secret Agenda in a Listed race at Flemington has added to a big day for trainer Mick Price and jockey Damien Oliver.Secret Agenda charged late to reel in Tasmanian sprinter I’m Wesley in the ATA/Bob Hoysted Handicap (1000m) on ...

Seabrook races into Golden Slipper

Seabrook races into Golden Slipper

Mar 03, 2018

Seabrook shrugged off a hectic schedule and a spate of poor luck to put herself right in the picture for the Golden Slipper Stakes in three weeks after a thrilling win in Saturday's Sweet Embrace Stakes at Randwick.For trainer Mick Price, the victory meant he and the owners ...

Price possesses Guineas Grunt

Price possesses Guineas Grunt

Feb 18, 2018

Caulfield trainer Mick Price goes into next month’s $1 million Australian Guineas with three genuine hopes after Grunt confirmed his high rating when he ran away with Saturday’s CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington.Last week, Price’s Fastnet Rock colt Holy Snow earned a shot at ...

Price's Prairie books Diamond date

Price's Prairie books Diamond date

Feb 17, 2018

Mick Price’s phone was ringing hot on Saturday afternoon with jockey managers keen to take a booking for the Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) after progressive colt Prairie Fire secured a start in the Group 1 feature with a strong win in the Asian Executive Stakes (1100m) at ...

Price's Guineas hand has Grunt

Price's Guineas hand has Grunt

Feb 14, 2018

Mick Price will be out to build on his already strong hand in next month's Australian Guineas (1600m) when he saddles up a trio of runners in Saturday's Group 3 C.S. Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.The Caulfield horseman will be represented by last-start winners Grunt and Cao ...

Holy Snow impresses in Gr2 Autumn Stakes win

Holy Snow impresses in Gr2 Autumn Stakes win

Feb 10, 2018

The Mick Price-trained Holy Snow has enhanced his Australian Guineas credentials with a strong win in a key lead-up race at Caulfield.Holy Snow ($16) charged home down the outside from last in his return from a spell in Saturday's Group Two Autumn Stakes for three-year-olds to ...

High Ratio out to impress in 2YO Prelude

High Ratio out to impress in 2YO Prelude

Feb 07, 2018

Mick Price says he will be disappointed if High Ratio does not measure up when the colt makes his stakes racing debut in a key Blue Diamond lead-up at Caulfield.High Ratio won convincingly in his only start at Bendigo on December 6 and steps out on his home track on Saturday in ...

Ardrossan ready for Rubiton

Ardrossan ready for Rubiton

Feb 07, 2018

The money is certainly following the spruik for Mick Price's NZ import Ardrossan in Saturday's Group 2 Rubiton Stakes, but his trainer is confident he can live up to expectation.The Redoute's Choice colt was a Stakes winner at just his second start in New Zealand, and now his ...

Price was right for Noonan and Netherfield

Price was right for Noonan and Netherfield

Dec 27, 2017

Jake Noonan’s resurrection as a jockey continued at Caulfield on Boxing Day when the rider, who feared he was all washed up as a 22-year-old, rode a faultless race aboard Netherfield to begin the feature race day a winner.Noonan, now 24, explained after he had scored on the ...

Price looks for Guineas Grunt

Price looks for Guineas Grunt

Dec 26, 2017

Mick Price might get two chances to add next autumn’s Australian Guineas to this spring’s Caulfield Guineas with the emergence of O’Reilly colt Grunt.Price sent the three-year-old to Morphettville in Adelaide on Boxing Day for an effortless win as the dominant $1.45 ...

2016/2017 Season Wrap

2016/2017 Season Wrap

Nov 01, 2017

The 2016/2017 season was great racing for Mick Price Racing and saw us finish 4th on the Victorian Trainer Premiership table, with only the big guns with super size stables of Weir, Hayes and Maher ahead. With over 130 winners, we netted just under $5million in prize money. ...

A Mighty roar caps Price's Guineas

A Mighty roar caps Price's Guineas

Oct 14, 2017

Racing is a game of high emotions - and winning, especially when it's not expected, is about as good as it gets.Trainer Mick Price summed up his Caulfield Guineas win pretty well. Silent throughout the race for the most part as he watched from the weighing area, Price unleashed ...

Noonan makes most of Masculino

Noonan makes most of Masculino

Sep 09, 2017

For a rider not guaranteed too many opportunities during the spring, Jake Noonan knew he had to make the most of any metropolitan ride that comes his way. And that’s exactly what the popular jockey did at The Valley on Saturday when scoring a deserved victory aboard ...

Group One Win Is Ticked Off Secret's Agenda

Group One Win Is Ticked Off Secret's Agenda

May 08, 2017

Coming off a win in the Group Two TAB Sapphire Stakes at Randwick, Secret Agenda came back to Melbourne and had a mini freshen up on the water walker at Rockmount. With the Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphetville worth $1million this year, Mick Price thought the race ...

Flying Artie wins the Coolmore Stud Stakes

Flying Artie wins the Coolmore Stud Stakes

Nov 09, 2016

Flying Artie had to wait his turn but the colt is now a Group I winner after Saturday's Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington. Flying Artie played the support role to his stablemate Extreme Choice in the Blue Diamond Stakes in February while he chased home Capitalist in the ...