News About 2016 Golden Pendant

2016 Golden Pendant Results: Tycoon Tara Wins Again

2016 Golden Pendant Results: Tycoon Tara Wins Again

A trip to the breeding barn is set to stay on hold for the rejuvenated Peter & Paul Snowden-trained mare Tycoon Tara who posted her third Group win in four starts this spring in the weekend’s Golden Pendant 2016. Snowden has turned the form of the Written Tycoon mare around tremendously this Sydney Spring Racing…

2016 Golden Pendant Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Golden Pendant Day Scratchings & Track Report

Golden Pendant Day 2016 lights up Rosehill Gardens Racecourse today, Saturday September 24, the full Sydney race scratchings and track report detailed below. It is mostly sunny in Sydney today and with zero chance of rain until the evening, the current Good (4) track rating at Rosehill is set to stay suiting the gallopers whose…

2016 Golden Pendant Tips & Odds Update

2016 Golden Pendant Tips & Odds Update

The feature race on the Rosehill Gardens program on Saturday is the Golden Pendant 2016, betting tips and the latest odds for the fillies-and-mares’ clash detailed below. Set to steal the show in Sydney as Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST), this weekend’s $400,000 Group 2 Golden Pendant (1400m) features 10 runners with First Seal the…

Right Draw for 2016 Golden Pendant Fancy First Seal

Right Draw for 2016 Golden Pendant Fancy First Seal

Saturday’s Golden Pendant 2016 favourite First Seal has the right barrier to return to winning form according to her hoop Blake Shinn. Shinn has partnered the John Thompson-trained mare for three of her four runs this year, including the first-up victory in February’s Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m). He also rode the now five-year-old…

No Pain for First Seal in Golden Pendant 2016

No Pain for First Seal in Golden Pendant 2016

John Thompson is confident the punters will see the best of First Seal when she kicks off her spring “pain free” in the 2016 Golden Pendant this weekend in Sydney. Injuries and setbacks have marred the top mare over the past season, but her trainer Thompson is hoping all that is behind her as she…

2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Update: Under The Louvre Out

2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Update: Under The Louvre Out

Top weight Under The Louvre is set to scratch out of Saturday’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2016 field in favour of a trip to Sydney on Epsom Handicap Day next weekend. The Robert Smerdon-trained stallion will be the second early withdrawal from this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Yulong Park Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m). On…

2016 Golden Pendant Field & Betting: First Seal Favourite

2016 Golden Pendant Field & Betting: First Seal Favourite

A final field of 10 fillies and mares is engaged to face off in the Golden Pendant 2016 at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday including the early favourite in betting First Seal. John Thompson saddles-up his now five-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock from barrier three with Blake Shinn booked for the ride in the $400,000 Group…

First Seal Leads 2016 Golden Pendant Nominations & Odds

First Seal Leads 2016 Golden Pendant Nominations & Odds

John Thompson’s returning Group 1 winning mare First Seal is the top-rated and shortest-priced of the Golden Pendant 2016 nominations taken for the feature race in Sydney this weekend. Early all-in markets are now open at for Saturday’s $400,000 Group 2 Ronald McDonald House Westmead Golden Pendant (1400m), the Rosehill Gardens’ showdown attracting 15 fillies…

Golden Pendant Next for 2016 Sheraco Stakes Winner Heavens Above

Golden Pendant Next for 2016 Sheraco Stakes Winner Heavens Above

Tim Martin’s class mare Heavens Above will head towards an Epsom Handicap run via the Golden Pendant after winning the Sheraco Stakes 2016 second-up at Rosehill on Golden Rose Day. An ultra-consistent daughter of Street Cry, the five-year-old relished getting the room at the Gardens two runs into her Sydney Spring Racing Carnival campaign in…

First Seal Targets Myer Classic 2016

First Seal Targets Myer Classic 2016

John Thompson’s former Flight Stakes winner First Seal is on track for a 2016 Myer Classic bid in Melbourne this spring after an impressive trail performance in the wet in Sydney on Monday morning. The now five-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock lined-up in the morning’s opening heat on the course proper at Royal Randwick over…