News About 2014 Festival Stakes

Mouro’s 2014 Villiers Stakes Plans On Hold

Mouro’s 2014 Villiers Stakes Plans On Hold

The Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) on Saturday seemed the ideal race for Mouro. He would carry just 59kg as he jumped from barrier three with champion hoop Kerrin McEvoy in the saddle. It was a more desirable race than the Listed Recognition Stakes (1600m) at Doomben, for which the horse had drawn barrier 13 with a weight allocation ...

Festival Stakes Winner Imposing Villiers Stakes 2014 Chance

Festival Stakes Winner Imposing Villiers Stakes 2014 Chance

Chris Waller’s revived veteran I’m Imposing will head into Saturday week’s 2014 Villiers Stakes after a narrow Rosehill win in the Festival Stakes over the weekend.

Festival Stakes winner I’m Imposing is now 2014 Villiers Stakes-bound. Photo: Steve Hart.

Formerly prepared and raced as a stayer in the longer distance features, Sydney’s premier trainer Waller says he has learnt ...

2014 Festival Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Festival Stakes Betting Tips

The Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) is one of three black-type races running at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. There are 14 talented middle distance runners taking the field, with betting tips set out below.

The John O’Shea-trained Generalife enjoyed three Group placings in the spring and is our tip to win the Festival Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart.

Five of those ...

Fourth Time’s the Charm for Monton in 2014 Festival Stakes

Fourth Time’s the Charm for Monton in 2014 Festival Stakes

Eight-year-old gelding Monton will run his fourth consecutive Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) this Saturday at Rosehill Gardens.

Monton will search for his second Festival Stakes win in four years this Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

He first ran the race in 2011, scoring the inside run from barrier one and winning by half a length, before finishing second the ...

I’m Imposing and Multilateral Go Head to Head in 2014 Festival Stakes

I’m Imposing and Multilateral Go Head to Head in 2014 Festival Stakes

Richard Callander will be stuck between a rock and a hard place this Saturday when two horses he part-owns go head to head in the Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens.

I’m Imposing is one of two horses running in the Fesrtival Stakes this Saturday for part-owner Richard Callander. Photo by Taron Clarke.

It will be the first ...

Mouro Will Run in 2014 Festival Stakes

Mouro Will Run in 2014 Festival Stakes

Mouro is a lightly raced five-year-old but the entire is set to get his chance to shine this summer. He will be aimed at a couple of feature races in Sydney with the possibility of running in Group One races during the autumn carnival.

Tony McEvoy has chosen the Festival Stakes over the Recognition Stakes for Mouro this Saturday. Photo ...

2014 Festival Stakes Test for Sir Moments

2014 Festival Stakes Test for Sir Moments

How Sir Moments stacks up in Sydney’s Festival Stakes 2014 this Saturday will give his Brisbane-based trainer Steven O’Dea a better idea of whether he’s good enough to continue onto the $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick next month.

Sir Moments is set for Saturday’s 2014 Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The December 13 Sydney Summer ...

Generalife Tops Festival Stakes 2014 Odds

Generalife Tops Festival Stakes 2014 Odds

After a number of close calls this time in the John O’Shea-trained Generalife has opened top of the 2014 Festival Stakes odds to win this weekend in Sydney.

General Life is narrow favourite to win the 2014 Festival Stakes at Rosehill this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Lonhro gelding is best fancied through Ladbrokes.com.au in the 14-horse field for ...

Monton Leads 2014 Festival Stakes Field

Monton Leads 2014 Festival Stakes Field

Veteran galloper Monton lines up for his 55th career start in Saturday’s Festival Stakes 2014 field looking to improve on an eighth to the then undefeated White Sage in the Rosehill Gardens showdown last season.

2011 Festival Stakes winner Monton returns for a fourth shot at the race this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Twelve months ago the Group 1 ...

Sir Takes Moment Ahead of 2014 Festival Stakes

Sir Takes Moment Ahead of 2014 Festival Stakes

A “perfect” piece of work on the steeple grass at Randwick from his Villiers Stakes-bound galloper Sir Moments has Queensland trainer Steven O’Dea confident going into Sydney’s Festival Stakes 2014 this weekend.

Queensland Guineas winner Sir Moments runs in Saturday’s Festival Stakes 2014 in Sydney. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Choisir gelding Sir Moments comes off a November 15 win at the ...