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Price saying G1 prayers for Pedrena

Price saying G1 prayers for Pedrena

Jun 19, 2018

Mick Price's chance of adding a fifth Group 1 win to his season's tally rest with classy mare Pedrena, and from all accounts she's on track for Saturday's $500,000 Tatts Tiara at Doomben.At Caulfield on Tuesday, Price said he was impressed with what he'd heard of the Stakes ...

Looking back: Secret Agenda

Looking back: Secret Agenda

May 31, 2018

All good things come to an end, and it was with mixed emotions this week that we saw the retirement of Group 1 winner Secret Agenda (23: 7-5-1), earner of over $1.5 million. Mick paid credit to the bonny mare and says she will be missed by everyone at the stable. “Secret ...

Pedrena caps record season of black type performances

Pedrena caps record season of black type performances

May 29, 2018

While the past few seasons have delivered outstanding colts such as Flying Artie, Tarzino, Extreme Choice and recent Group 1 winners Mighty Boss and Grunt, it is the fillies and mares that have really stood up this season.Pedrena (Mossman x Hansom Cab) took out the ...

She's So High adds Group Three Proud Miss Stakes to her resume

She's So High adds Group Three Proud Miss Stakes to her resume

May 20, 2018

A brilliant stakes-winner at Flemington in March, I am Invincible filly She’s So High was not beaten far in two subsequent runs in Group company and broke the ice at that level with a stylish victory in the Group III SAJC Proud Miss Stakes in Adelaide on Saturday.Prepared by ...

Oregon's Day 'hard to beat' in Doomben Cup

Oregon's Day 'hard to beat' in Doomben Cup

May 15, 2018

Mick Price is set to saddle a handful of stable stars across Australia this Saturday but is most bullish about Oregon's Day in the Group 1 Doomben Cup, labelling her 'hard to beat'.Price will be trackside at Morphettville with Darley Goodwood contender Secret Agenda, but says ...

Oregon’s Day steers clear of trouble to win Hollindale Stakes

Oregon’s Day steers clear of trouble to win Hollindale Stakes

May 05, 2018

IN a messy running of the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes, Oregon’s Day avoided the scrimmages and emerged a dominant winner to give Jim Byrne his second win in the race at the Gold Coast on Saturday.Byrne had been working Oregon’s Day for trainer Mick Price over the past ...

Code cracks it for ATB and Price

Code cracks it for ATB and Price

May 05, 2018

Prominent syndicator Darren Dance is a man of his word, as Crack The Code proved in the $100,000 Graham Salisbury Plate that launched Saturday's Living Legends Raceday at Flemington.The daughter of I Am Invincible is the first Mick Price-trained horse to carry Dance's ...

When he gets the right horse, Price is definitely right

When he gets the right horse, Price is definitely right

Apr 24, 2018

Trying to beat the big battalions of the Weir and Hayes camp might, for most Victorian trainers, feel like trying to take on a tank with a pea shooter.But that doesn't mean that when the chasing pack get a good horse they don't know how to prepare it to win big races, and none ...

Price lauds Rosehill after Seabrook win

Price lauds Rosehill after Seabrook win

Apr 23, 2018

Trainer Mick Price has credited the Rosehill training facilities for his successful Sydney Autumn Carnival, capped by Seabrook's Group 1 Champagne Stakes win on Saturday at Randwick.Three weeks after Hiyaam's G1 Vinery Stud Stakes win, Hinchinbrook filly Seabrook continued a ...

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 ...