News About 2011 Festival Stakes

2011 Festival Stakes winner Monton a first for Clipperton

2011 Festival Stakes winner Monton a first for Clipperton

Sydney apprentice Sam Clipperton  piloted his first stakes winner when Monton $16 won the Listed 2011 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The 17-year-old gave the Ron Quinton-trained gelding a ride beyond his years. Clipperton replaced senior rider Chris O’Brien (indisposed) on the morning of the race and Quinton, his master, engaged him for the…

Form Guide & Tips – Festival Stakes 2011

Form Guide & Tips – Festival Stakes 2011

The countdown until Christmas is on and Sydney’s Rosehill Racecourse gets into the festive spirit on Saturday with the running of the 2011 Festival Stakes, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form guide analysis and tips for which can be found below. Due to jump at 4:35pm (local time) as Rosehill Race 6, the $100,000 Listed Festival…

King Lionheart Leads Festival Stakes 2011 Odds & Betting

King Lionheart Leads Festival Stakes 2011 Odds & Betting

The biggest race running in Sydney this weekend is Saturday’s 2011 Festival Stakes at Rosehill Gardens, and it is the topweight of the 16-horse field King Lionheart that has opened favourite in the Festival Stakes betting. One of two entries for Gai Waterhouse along with her last-start Warwick Farm winner Kontiki Park, five-year-old King Lionheart…

Festival Stakes Field 2011 – Sydney Summer Racing

Festival Stakes Field 2011 – Sydney Summer Racing

The latest Sydney Summer Racing feature, the 2011 Festival Stakes, is scheduled to run at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday with the final field of acceptances released this morning. Scheduled to run as Rosehill Race 6 at 4:35pm (local time), the $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) has drawn a final field of 16 gallopers with the…

2011 Villiers Stakes on the Cards for My Destiny

2011 Villiers Stakes on the Cards for My Destiny

Con Karakatsanis’ progressive four-year-old My Destiny will be out at Rosehill’s Festival Stakes Day this Saturday seeking their third win on the trot and looking to further stake their claims for a Villiers Stakes 2011 assignment next month. Stratum gelding My Destiny boosted their impressive career record to three wins from eight starts this month…

2011 Festival Stakes Nominations – Rosehill Summer Racing

2011 Festival Stakes Nominations – Rosehill Summer Racing

One of the key races on the Sydney Summer Racing program, the Festival Stakes 2011 is set to take place at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday with 19 gallopers nominated for the middle-distance sprint. Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has a strong hand in this year’s $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) having nominated a trio from…