News About 2012 Scone Cup

Star Of Octagonal Ready for Weighty 2012 Scone Cup

Star Of Octagonal Ready for Weighty 2012 Scone Cup

Todd Howlett-trained gelding Star Of Octagonal heads into today’s Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (1600m) in sensational form after winning the Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury last start.

The Octagonal five-year-old has won twice and placed four times from six starts in 2012 with one highlight coming in the form of a runner-up finish to Niagara in the Group 2 ...

Scone Cup 2012 – Tipping Guide

Scone Cup 2012 – Tipping Guide

A bumper two-day Scone Carnival kicks off tomorrow and the major highlight is the Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup that will take place as the opening day feature race.

Current favourite is John O’Shea-trained gelding Lightinthenite ($2.90) who is coming off a first-up win at Randwick and will carry the minimum weight of 54.5kg.

Next best in the betting ...

Scone Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Scone Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A bumper two-day carnival of racing kicks off at Scone on Friday and one of the highlight races is the Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (2000m).

Thirteen horses were today named in the final field to contest the event including last-start winner Star Of Octagonal who will carry the top weight of 58kg.

The Todd Howlett-trained gelding is fresh ...

Brisbane Could Follow 2012 Scone Cup for Lightinthenite

Brisbane Could Follow 2012 Scone Cup for Lightinthenite

Promising gelding Lightinthenite could be headed to the Brisbane Winter Carnival following Friday’s Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (1600m).

The John O’Shea-trained four-year-old has been particularly impressive as he has gradually raced at longer distances, boasting a record of five wins from nine starts.

His trainer believes he will only get better as the distances increase even more and ...

Scone Cup 2012 – Nominations

Scone Cup 2012 – Nominations

A huge weekend of racing will take place at Scone this weekend and one of the highlights of the bumper two day carnival takes place on Friday with the Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (1600m).

Fast Clip is one of the top nominations for the Scone Cup

The lucrative prize pool has enticed trainers to bring plenty of quality horses ...

Star Of Octagonal Eyes Stradbroke Handicap 2012

Star Of Octagonal Eyes Stradbroke Handicap 2012

Cessnock horseman Todd Howlett is considering a 2012 Stradbroke Handicap start for his weekend winner Star Of Octagonal, the in-form five-year-old having scored a nice win in the Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury.

Racing for the first time since their distant second to Niagara in the Group 2 Ajax Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill back on March 31, Octagonal gelding Star ...