Hay List Weighting on The Galaxy 2013

March 25, 2013

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Hay List Weighting on The Galaxy 2013

The connections of many of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival’s top sprinters including the people behind the hulking Hay List are eagerly awaiting the release of the 2013 The Galaxy weights for this Saturday’s Rosehill Gardens clash before confirming their gallopers for the event.

Hay List

Champion sprinter Hay List may miss Saturday's The Galaxy 2013 due to their weight allocation. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

One of two Group 1 features on the Rosehill Guineas Day program this weekend the $350,000 Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m) has been named as a target by a number of exciting horses including the John McNair-trained Hay List.

The triple Group 1 winning son of Statue Of Liberty returned after an injury and sickness enforced year-long break from racing on March 16 when they finished fourth to Snitzerland in the Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m).

Last autumn Hay List enjoyed great success when winner of the Newmarket Handicap second-up and McNair is hoping that they will be at their peak two runs in again this season.

There is a chance the seven-year-old will be weighted out of The Galaxy contention however when the weights for the handicap clash are announced on Tuesday with Hay List looking at 60kg, a big weight two runs back for the injury-prone champ.

“I don’t understand why they have a handicap as the lead-in to the major sprint of the carnival,” McNair said.

“If he gets more than 60 kilos he won’t run.

“The Challenge Stakes used to be two weeks before the TJ.”

Hay List’s major autumn aim is the $1 million Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on April 13, which is also being considered for the undefeated turf queen Black Caviar who took her record to an incredible 14 Group 1 victories in last Friday night’s William Reid Stakes.

Following the 2013 TJ Smith Stakes McNair said a projected cash boost to the Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m), currently worth $400,000, on Sydney Cup Day a fortnight later then they would back the horse up there.

“We will look at all options including the Goodwood in Adelaide but if they get the million dollars for the All Aged then we can go there,” he said.

The $500,000 Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) meanwhile runs at Morphettville Racecourse on May 11.

2013 The Galaxy nominations close shortly and will be published right here at Races.com.au so stay tuned.

One horse confirmed for a The Galaxy start meanwhile is Challenge Stakes winner Snitzerland while Queensland trainer Desleigh Forster will also take Adebisi into the feature on the back of an Oakleigh Plate fifth back on February 23.

In the meantime why not get ready for the Easter long weekend’s ace racing and betting action by signing up with bookmaker.com.au today where all new depositing players are rewarded with a bonus bet valued up to $400!

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

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

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...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 Geo...

Snoopy Could Miss Wet 2017 George Moore Stakes

Heavy midweek rainfall in Brisbane has put the George Moore Stakes 2017 run of...

Horse Racing Today

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

Pierata chasing huge payday in...

Pierata chasing huge payday in 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The Greg Hickman trained three year old Pierata is in the running for a huge...

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