News About 2014 Starlight Stakes

Starlight Winner Our Boy Malachi Razor Sharp for Summer Sprint

Starlight Winner Our Boy Malachi Razor Sharp for Summer Sprint

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Our Boy Malachi is 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap-bound following a commanding win in the $100,000 Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) in Sydney over the weekend. Formerly prepared by John O’Sing in Queensland, the Top Echelon six-year-old has been with Team Hawkes since the start of the spring and has now…

2014 Starlight Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Starlight Stakes Betting Tips

Twelve classy sprinters will contest the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday after Anthony Cummings’ Holder Sunset was scratched from the race. The 2014 Starlight Stakes is one of three black-type races running in Sydney this weekend, offering a total of $100,000 in prize money. Just four of the twelve horses are…

2014 Starlight Stakes Odds: Our Boy Malachi Clear Favourite

2014 Starlight Stakes Odds: Our Boy Malachi Clear Favourite

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Top Echelon gelding Our Boy Malachi has opened clear favourite to win the Starlight Stakes 2014 at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday. Due to jump at 5:05pm as Rosehill Race 7, this year’s $100,000 Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) field is down to 12 sprinters following the early scratching of #13…

12 Left In Starlight Stakes 2014 Field

12 Left In Starlight Stakes 2014 Field

Final acceptances may have only closed this morning but already an early scratching from the 2014 Starlight Stakes field has left a dozen hopefuls for the Rosehill Gardens race this weekend. One of three early summer black types on the Sydney race card on Saturday, this year’s $100,000 Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) originally drew a…

Straturbo Out of 2014 Starlight Stakes

Straturbo Out of 2014 Starlight Stakes

Five-year-old gelding Straturbo was nominated in both the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) running at Rosehill Gardens and a 1000m Handicap at Moonee Valley this Saturday. The horse’s trainer Gary Portelli told Sky Racing on Monday afternoon he was opting for the softer race in Melbourne as Straturbo’s first start this campaign. The gelding has not…

Lilliburlero Will Run for Payne in 2014 Starlight Stakes

Lilliburlero Will Run for Payne in 2014 Starlight Stakes

Any lingering sadness David Payne feels over the loss of Group 1 Caulfield Stakes (2000m) runner-up Criterion from his stables will need to be pushed aside this weekend so he can focus on the future. Payne will have three horses running this Saturday, which needs his undivided attention. Lilliburlero, who won the Group 3 Triscay…

Dothraki Ready to Step Up in 2014 Starlight Stakes

Dothraki Ready to Step Up in 2014 Starlight Stakes

Nominations for the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) were taken on Monday morning, with 19 sprinters declaring for the race. Featured among the nominees is the Gerald Ryan-trained Dothraki. The five-year-old has run in his fair share of black-type races over the past two years as a colt but failed to show his true potential. After…

2014 Starlight Stakes Jockey Needed for Shamalia

2014 Starlight Stakes Jockey Needed for Shamalia

Co-trainer James Cummings is supremely confident his smart mare Shamalia can run a good race in Saturday’s Starlight Stakes 2014 so long as they can secure a hoop for the Rosehill Gardens showdown. Now in partnership with his renowned grandfather Bart, Cummings has his ears to the ground to see who is available to ride…

Classy Sprinters Make Up 2014 Starlight Stakes Nominations

Classy Sprinters Make Up 2014 Starlight Stakes Nominations

A top line-up of sprinters is nominated for this Saturday’s Starlight Stakes 2014 at Rosehill Gardens as the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival gets underway. Three black types highlight the card including the $100,000 Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) where 19 early entries make up the nominations, extended until 11am (AEDT) on Tuesday, for the opening leg…