Golden Slipper 2012 Favourite Raceway Tops Canonbury Stakes Field

February 15, 2012

deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit '

Golden Slipper 2012 Favourite Raceway Tops Canonbury Stakes Field

Current favourite to take out the iconic 2012 Golden Slipper Stakes in April, the Gai Waterhouse-trained Raceway will look to secure his place at the top of the markets for the world’s richest two-year-olds’ race when he lines up in the Canonbury Stakes at Warwick Farm this Saturday.


2012 Golden Slipper favourite Raceway leads the Canonbury Stakes field at Warwick Farm on Saturday

One event after Waterhouse saddles up her Magic Millions winning filly Driefontein in the Widden Stakes, Raceway will take centre stage in Warwick Farm Race 3 – the $100,000 Listed Sharp Canonbury Stakes (1200m) at 2:30pm.

It looks easy pickings for the unbeaten son of More Than Ready, Raceway one of just two colts and geldings in the eight-horse 2012 Canonbury Stakes field with a previous race start to their name.

On debut the $150,000 yearling blew their competition out of the park when they flew home to win the Warwick Farm 100 Club Plate (1000m) by an impressive four lengths at Warwick Farm on January 7.

The return to the Farm this Saturday looking to go two-from-two to keep the dream alive for the $3.5 million Group 1 AAMI Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on April 7 when they jump from barrier five with Hugh Bowman aboard.

In the latest 2012 Golden Slipper odds at Luxbet, Raceway is the clear $6 favourite ahead of Mick Price’s unbeaten filly Samaready ($9).

The only other Canonbury Stakes hopeful not making their debut on Saturday is the Gary Portelli-trained Rise To The Top in barrier one.

From their three career starts to date the Shaft gelding’s best result was a second on debut at Rosehill in October.

Their resuming run at Canterbury on February 3 was hampered by a Heavy (8) track, Rise To The Top unable to come within 13 lengths of Waterhouse’s up-and-comer Later Gator.

Of the debutants set to race in the Canonbury on Saturday, the best of the bunch include the Peter Snowden-trained Exceed And Excel colt Narcissus, John O’Shea’s Redoute’s Choice two-year-old Shelford who has had two good trials and the well-bred General Nediym colt Nediym’s Quest from the local stables of David Pfieffer.

Now is the time to get behind Raceway in the futures Golden Slipper betting markets at Luxbet before them win on Saturday and shorten in their favouritism.

Head to Luxbet now and open your new account with the country’s best bookie and you will also enjoy up to $400 as a bonus bet when you make your first deposit and enter the exclusive code BONUSBET!

2012 Canonbury Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

Warwick Farm Race 3 – 2:30pm – 18/02/2012

# Form Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 1 RACEWAY Gai Waterhouse Hugh Bowman 5 54kg
2 24X5 RISE TO THE TOP Gary Portelli 1 54kg
3 LANSDOWNE ROAD (NZ) Joseph Pride 8 54kg
4 NARCISSUS Peter Snowden 3 54kg
5 NEDIYM’S QUEST David Pfieffer Peter Robl 4 54kg
6 PERDICARIS Peter Snowden 7 54kg
7 SHELFORD John O’Shea Blake Shinn 6 54kg
8 STYLISH LAD Clarry Conners Jim Cassidy 2 54kg

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Horse Racing Today

2018 The Galaxy Final Field: J...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms listed in 2018 Coolmore Classic nominations

Stablemates Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms are listed among the nominations...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fan...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fanatic wins for Walker and Lindsay Park

The Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup over 3200m will be run at Morphettville in...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018 Adelaide Cup betting

The Lindsay Park trained Fanatic is a firm favourite in the betting for...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Re...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Results at Flemington: Harlem scores upset win in Australian Cup

The Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Group 1 $1.5m...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field