News About 2012 Festival Stakes

Malavio On Track for 2012 Villiers Stakes

Malavio On Track for 2012 Villiers Stakes

Sydney gelding Malavio is in fine form heading into Saturday week’s Group 2 2012 Villiers Stakes (1600m) after a tough win in the Listed 2012 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The four-year-old held off a game effort from the experienced Monton to claim the second stakes win of his career by a half-length….

Festival Stakes 2012 Betting Tips & Selections

Festival Stakes 2012 Betting Tips & Selections

This Saturday the key race in Sydney will be the 2012 Festival Stakes at Rosehill Gardens, the Races.com.au team’s insider tips and betting selections for which are detailed below. Scheduled to jump at 4:30pm (AEST) as Rosehill Race 6 the $100,000 Listed Blackwoods Stanley Dewalt Festival Stakes (1500m) is at capacity this year with 17…

Cabernet A Winning 2012 Festival Stakes Chance

Cabernet A Winning 2012 Festival Stakes Chance

Matthew Smith will saddle-up one of the top fancies in Saturday’s Festival Stakes 2012 at Rosehill Gardens, the Warwick Farm-based trainer confident classy mare Cabernet has what it takes to secure back-to-back black types this campaign. Al Maher six-year-old Cabernet posted her sixth career win from 21 starts on November 17, her first at stakes…

All Legal All Ready for Festival Stakes 2012

All Legal All Ready for Festival Stakes 2012

Former Sydney jockey turned trainer Kevin Moses is ready to get in the festive spirit this Saturday confident about the chances of his galloper All Legal in Rosehill’s 2012 Festival Stakes. The six-year-old Al Maher gelding is one of a capacity field of gallopers engaged for this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes…

2012 Festival Stakes Odds – Galah & Cabernet Hard to Split

2012 Festival Stakes Odds – Galah & Cabernet Hard to Split

Two horses are currently battling for favouritism in the Festival Stakes 2012 betting markets for this Saturday’s Rosehill feature with Galah and Cabernet installed at the top of the odds. Running as Rosehill Race 6 at 4:30pm (AEST) the $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) drew a capacity field this year and the bookies cannot decide…

O’Hara on Standby for Festival Stakes Ride 2012

O’Hara on Standby for Festival Stakes Ride 2012

Kathy O’Hara is on standby for a ride in the feature Sydney Summer Carnival clash this weekend with trainer Bede Murray sweating on the availability of top hoop Hugh Bowman to ride their Hawkesbury Cup winner Darci Be Good in the 2012 Festival Stakes. O’Hara has been aboard Murray’s Darci Brahma four-year-old Darci Be Good…

Quinton Happy With 2012 Festival Stakes Barrier for Monton

Quinton Happy With 2012 Festival Stakes Barrier for Monton

Randwick horseman Ron Quinton remains confident that his defending Festival Stakes winner Monton can get the job done in the Sydney Summer Racing classic again on Saturday after they drew better than mid-field for the handicap feature. Twelve months ago Catbird gelding Monton enjoyed a sizzling summer campaign taking out the Festival Stakes – Villiers…

Galah Set to Fly in Festival Stakes 2012

Galah Set to Fly in Festival Stakes 2012

Plans to head to WA for the Group 1 race this weekend may have been abandoned but connections of smart four-year-old galloper Galah are hopeful they can still bag some black type this weekend when they kick off a Sydney Summer Carnival campaign in the 2012 Festival Stakes at Rosehill. The Peter Snowden-trained Redoute’s Choice…

2012 Festival Stakes Field & Barriers Released

2012 Festival Stakes Field & Barriers Released

A capacity field of gallopers has been accepted for the Festival Stakes 2012 at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, the handicap feature the latest black type race of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival. Due to jump as Rosehill Race 6 at 4:30pm (AEST) the $100,000 Blackwoods Stanley Dewalt Festival Stakes (1500m) this year drew a field…

2013 Stradbroke Handicap Possibility for Festival Stakes Defector

2013 Stradbroke Handicap Possibility for Festival Stakes Defector

Scone trainer Paul Messara has named the Stradbroke Handicap 2013 next Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival as a possible target for his Sandown Stakes winner Mahisara who won’t be accepted for the Festival Stakes in Sydney this weekend. One of 26 original nominees for Rosehill’s $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) this Saturday, in-form More Than Ready…