Sea Siren Sweating on The Galaxy Weights 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

Sea Siren Sweating on The Galaxy Weights 2013

Local Sydney horseman John O’Shea is sweating over the release of the 2013 The Galaxy weights this week as he waits to see what allocation his triple Group 1 winning mare Sea Siren is allocated.

Sea Siren

Triple Group 1 winning mare Sea Siren resumes in The Galaxy this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Winner of the BTC Cup – Doomben 10,000 double in Brisbane last winter the Fastnet Rock four-year-old hasn’t raced since her failed international effort when ninth to Lord Kanaloa in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in early December.

That came on the back of two excellent spring runs, Sea Siren having won her third elite level first-up in the Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley before finishing second to Mental in the Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic at Flemington during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

This autumn she’s had two Sydney trials over 800m finishing fourth in both and is ready to get back to race conditions in Saturday’s $350,000 Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill Racecourse – so long as the weight is right that is.

O’Shea learnt a valuable lesson last Saturday at Rosehill having to watch his quality Danehill Dancer mare Steps In Time suffer her first defeat this time in when a hefty 57.5kg weight got the better of her when fourth to Appearance in the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m).

“I had a Group 1 taken from me because of the weights,” O’Shea said of the Coolmore result.

“I couldn’t understand the weight Steps In Time got in that race, and if you look at it, a Group 1 winner (Appearance) that we gave 2½ kilos to won the race.

“You look at it now and you would say it was weighted a certainty. I don’t want to run another in a handicap where we are not in it with a reasonable chance because of weight.”

Among Sea Siren’s possible The Galaxy nominations are impressive first-up Challenge Stakes champion Snitzerland, the Desleigh Forster-trained Adebisi and John McNair’s great galloper Hay List who will bypass the race should they receive 59.5kg or more from the handicapper.

Official The Galaxy nominations 2013 are out shortly followed by the release of the odds at our preferred online bookie bookmaker.com.au who offer the country’s premier range of Fixed Win horse racing odds!

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

Dubai-Bound Hey Doc Resumes in...

Waller Gears Up 2018 Australia...

Waller Gears Up 2018 Australian Guineas Contingent

Sydney-based Chris Waller is stepping-up the autumn lead-up work for his...

Memes Vies for 2018 Expressway...

Memes Vies for 2018 Expressway Stakes Shot

A good run fresh in Saturday’s Summer Sprint at Royal Randwick could earn the...

2018 Robert Sangster Stakes Ta...

2018 Robert Sangster Stakes Target for Houtzen

The Robert Sangster Stakes 2018 in Adelaide this May could be calling for Toby...

Mr Sneaky Cheeky Chance for La...

Mr Sneaky Cheeky Chance for Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes 2018

Group 1 placed Mr Sneaky could target the 2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes...

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