2014 Stan Fox Stakes Nominations Feature Scissor Kick

September 22, 2014

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2014 Stan Fox Stakes Nominations Feature Scissor Kick

Paul Messara’s brave Golden Rose runner-up Scissor Kick is the headline nominee for the Stan Fox Stakes 2014 in Sydney this Saturday with the smart colt likely to accept into the field.

Scissor Kick (centre)

Scissor Kick (centre) backs up from a Golden Rose second in Saturday's Stan Fox Stakes 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

While no Group 1 races run in New South Wales this weekend there is still a bumper day’s racing scheduled for Rosehill Gardens on Saturday including the three-year-olds facing off in the $200,000 Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m).

Nominations for the set weights clash have been extended until 11am on Tuesday with only eight early entries for the race.

Of those eight the headline nomination is Redoute’s Choice colt Scissor Kick, a winner of three of his five starts to date.

He enjoyed back-to-back black type wins this time in including the Group 3 Up & Coming Stakes (1300m) in August before stepping up to Group 1 company last time out at Rosehill on September 13.

There he ran in the $1 million Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) and was brave in defeat when a luckless second behind the unbeaten Hallowed Crown.

Scone based trainer Messara then is keen to give him a chance to atone with another Group win and is leaning towards running in the Stan Fox Stakes leading up to a possible $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) run in Melbourne on October 11.

Scissor Kick currently pays $10 in the latest Caulfield Guineas odds at Ladbrokes.com.au, markets led by Mark Kavanagh’s Street Cry colt Chivalry ($4.60).

All seven of the other original Stan Fox Stakes nominations are also still in the Caulfield Guineas picture but none pay under $41 to win in the futures markets.

Also coming via the Golden Rose is the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Shooting To Win.

A son of the ill-fated Northern Meteor he improved on an eighth to Scissor Kick in the Up & Coming Stakes first-up to finish second behind Panzer Division in the Group 3 3 Ming Dynasty Quality (1400m) at Randwick before a Golden Rose third.

The lightly raced runner of the bunch is then the Tony McEvoy-trained Award For Merit having just his second career start if accepted.

The Medaglia D’Oro colt debuted at Balaklava back in May and enjoyed a win but will be right up in class here.

In promising form this time in meanwhile are the likes of Anthony Cummings’ $301 Caulfield Guineas roughie Volley Of Fire up in class after a fourth in a Class 1 at Newcastle and the Gai Waterhouse-trained Valentia.

Fastnet Rock colt Valentia won the Group 2 Skyline Stakes (1200m) at Randwick in March and was third to Scissor Kick in the Up & Coming Stakes first-up before a fifth in the Min Dynasty in the mud.

Newcastle’s Paul Perry then has two nominees with his Golden Rose ninth placed Haradasun gelding Modoc who was also ninth in the Golden Slipper in April and Group 1 runner-up Scratch Me Lucky out to improve on a Golden Rose 13th.

All American colt Bachman then rounds out the entries for Gerald Ryan, the Group 3 winner having run one better than Scratch Me Lucky in the Rose.

See below for the current Stan Fox Stakes 2014 nominations with the final field due out on Wednesday.

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2014 Stan Fox Stakes Nominations

Rosehill Gardens – 27/09/2014

Extended until 23/09/2014 @ 11:00am

# Horse Trainer Hcp. Rating
1 AWARD OF MERIT Tony McEvoy 55
2 BACHMAN Gerald Ryan 80
3 MODOC Paul Perry 74
4 SCISSOR KICK Paul Messara 96
5 SCRATCH ME LUCKY Paul Perry 80
6 SHOOTING TO WIN Peter & Paul Snowden 88
7 VALENTIA Gai Waterhouse 81
8 VOLLEY OF FIRE Anthony Cummings 60

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