News About 2011 Villiers Stakes

Monton 2011 Villiers Stakes winner

Monton 2011 Villiers Stakes winner

Punters who gambled late on Luxbet shortener Monton must had conceded defeat at the half way mark of the Group 2 $175,000 2011 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

While champion hoop Hugh Bowman had a stellar day with four winners, his win on Monton was more about the horse than the jockey.

Caught four wide without cover, ...

2011 Villiers Stakes Odds & Betting

2011 Villiers Stakes Odds & Betting

The premier event for punters happening this weekend is the Villiers Stakes 2011 running at Warwick Farm as part of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival, and bookies around the country have now opened markets on the handicap showdown.

Scheduled to run as Warwick Farm Race 6 at 4:25pm, the $175,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) features a ...

2011 Villiers Stakes Field & Barriers – Monton Draws Horror Gate 18

2011 Villiers Stakes Field & Barriers – Monton Draws Horror Gate 18

Randwick-based trainer Ron Quinton’s prayers for a favourable Villiers Stakes 2011 barrier draw for his hopeful Monton have not been answered, the last-start stakes winner coming up with the horror gate 18 of 19.

Monton has drawn the horror barrier 18 of 19 for the 2011 Villiers Stakes on Saturday

Last seen running away to win the Listed Festival ...

Straight Albert a Possible 2011 Villiers Stakes No Show

Straight Albert a Possible 2011 Villiers Stakes No Show

Local Warwick Farm trainer Guy Walter could be without representation in the Villiers Stakes 2011 at his home track this weekend with Straight Albert far from a confirmed starter in the Group 2 feature.

One of 20 horses currently nominated for the $175,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) on Saturday, Magic Albert four-year-old Straight Albert may be forced to bypass the race ...

Villiers Stakes – Summer Cup 2011 Back on for Solid Billing

Villiers Stakes – Summer Cup 2011 Back on for Solid Billing

After being scratched from last Saturday’s Christmas Cup, Craig Ritchie’s veteran seven-year-old Solid Billing is set to bounce back at Warwick Farm this weekend in the 2011 Villiers Stakes, setting up for the their bid to collect a second Summer Cup title later in the year.

Winner of the 2009 Summer Cup, Rock Of Gibraltar gelding Solid billing ran ...

2011 Villiers Stakes Weights Released

2011 Villiers Stakes Weights Released

Following Monday’s Warwick Farm nominations for the Villiers Stakes 2011 running this Saturday, weights for the Sydney summer feature have now been released with the Gai Waterhouse-trained King Lionheart and Montonsharing the 58kg topweight for the quality handicap showdown.

Festival Stakes winner Monton is equal topweight for the Villiers Stakes 2011 this Saturday

There were a total of ...

King Lionheart Features In Villiers Stakes 2011 Nominations

King Lionheart Features In Villiers Stakes 2011 Nominations

20 horses have been nominated for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes at Warwick Farm Racecourse this Saturday December 17, 2011.

Amongst the horses fighting for a place in the 16 horse field is Gai Waterhouse’s King Lionheart.

King Lionheart is one of 20 horses to feature in the nominations for the 2011 Villiers Stakes at Warwick Farm.

The ...

Scouting Wide Scratched from 2011 Christmas Cup Field

Scouting Wide Scratched from 2011 Christmas Cup Field

Tim Martin’s veteran Zabeel seven-year-old Scouting Wide has been scratched from the Christmas Cup 2011 field due to minor injury leaving 11 stayers to fight it out in the Rosehill Gardens feature this Saturday.

Winner of the 2009 Christmas Cup, Scouting Wide was out for their second win in the $100,000 Listed feature with their local Rosehill-based trainer Martin ...

Single Considered for 2011 Villiers Stakes Start

Single Considered for 2011 Villiers Stakes Start

Former hoop turned Randwick-based trainer Craig Carmody is seriously considering an eleventh hour run in the Villiers Stakes 2011 Saturday week for his improving High Chaparral four-year-old Single who caught the eye with an impressive first-up win at Rosehill over the weekend.

Single could be 2011 Villiers Stakes bound after a good win at Rosehill

Single showed plenty of promise ...

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 Luxbet $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 ride.

“Deep ...