News About 2013 Missile Stakes

Group 1 Top Priority for 2013 Missile Stakes Winner Rain Affair

Group 1 Top Priority for 2013 Missile Stakes Winner Rain Affair

Warwick Farm-based trainer Joe Pride is on a Group 1 mission this spring with his talented sprinter Rain Affair after the speedy champion secured a sizzling first-up win in the Missile Stakes 2013 over the weekend. After a disappointing last start in Brisbane back in May, the now six-year-old Commands gelding was flawless in their…

Missile Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Missile Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Group racing gets underway for another season in Sydney this Saturday with the 2013 Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick, the Races.com.au team’s tips and betting selections for which are detailed below. There may have been just eight acceptors for this year’s edition of the $125,000 Group 3 McGrath Real Estate Agents Missile Stakes (1200m) but…

Rain Affair Odds-On in 2013 Missile Stakes Betting

Rain Affair Odds-On in 2013 Missile Stakes Betting

Joe Pride’s classy six-year-old Rain Affair has opened in the red to win their opening spring assignment in the Missile Stakes 2013 at Royal Randwick this weekend. The Commands gelding has been making the new season headlines since blitzing their 800m Randwick trial on August 2 with a nine and a half length winning effort….

Hay List Leads Missile Stakes Field 2013

Hay List Leads Missile Stakes Field 2013

He’s the injury-prone champ that just doesn’t quit and now John McNair’s Gosford-based veteran Hay List could back for a spring campaign that will kick off in Saturday’s 2013 Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick. A triple Group 1 winner, Statue Of Liberty eight-year-old Hay List is one of just eight gallopers accepted to face off…

Mrs Onassis Shoots for 2013 Missile Stakes Win

Mrs Onassis Shoots for 2013 Missile Stakes Win

She’s one of three Group 1 winners engaged in the race with trainer Gerald Ryan hoping Saturday’s Missile Stakes 2013 can see the return to form of Mrs Onassis. A six-year-old daughter of General Nediym, Mrs Onassis hit the big time back in February first-up with her upset win as a $15 chance in the…

Rain Affair Ready to Fire in Missile Stakes 2013

Rain Affair Ready to Fire in Missile Stakes 2013

Joe Pride’s consistent Group 1 performer Rain Affair is ready to kick off their new season campaign in Sydney this Saturday in the 2013 Missile Stakes following an ace Randwick trial last Friday. The Commands six-year-old was an easy nine and a half length winner in an 800m hitout at Royal Randwick before the weekend…

2013 Missile Stakes Nominations Released

2013 Missile Stakes Nominations Released

A diminutive but classy collection of sprint stars, many resuming for the new season, have been nominated for the Missile Stakes 2013 at Royal Randwick in Sydney this Saturday. The opening Group race of the 2013-14 season, the $125,000 Group 3 Missile Stakes (1200m) is a nice starting point for gallopers heading towards some of…

Misfired Trial Rules out Hay List’s Return Mission

Misfired Trial Rules out Hay List’s Return Mission

Saturday week’s 2013 Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick has been ruled out as a first-up mission for the injury-prone Hay List after they finished midfield in a trial at the same track on Friday morning. Not having raced since breaking down to run 19 lengths away 10th to super mare Black Caviar in the TJ…

Hay List Shoots for Missile Stakes 2013 Return

Hay List Shoots for Missile Stakes 2013 Return

John McNair’s veteran galloper Hay List is one of the super stars set to trial at Royal Randwick this Friday before the injury-prone champ’s likely return in the 2013 Missile Stakes next month. Randwick will come to life for the trials with a host of spring heroes on display including Gai Waterhouse’s Melbourne Cup hopefuls…