News About 2016 Missile Stakes

Tycoon Tara Wins 2016 Missile Stakes for Team Snowden

Tycoon Tara Wins 2016 Missile Stakes for Team Snowden

Peter & Paul Snowden may have scratched from the field their star three-year-old Capitalist but the stable still enjoyed a Missile Stakes 2016 win at Randwick on the weekend with smart mare Tycoon Tara. Golden Slipper winning colt Capitalist was scratched from his first-up assignment in Saturday’s $175,000 Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) due to…

2016 The Shorts in Sight for Hidden Pearl

2016 The Shorts in Sight for Hidden Pearl

A trip south to Sydney next month for a shot at The Shorts 2016 could be on the spring agenda for Barry Lockwood’s mare Hidden Pearl who makes a return from injury in Brisbane on Saturday. A winner of five of her 12 career starts to date, the lightly-raced daughter of Hidden Dragon debuts as…

Capitalist Could Miss Wet Missile Stakes 2016

Capitalist Could Miss Wet Missile Stakes 2016

Odds-on favourite Capitalist could be scratched from Saturday’s 2016 Missile Stakes if the Randwick meeting even continues with heavy and continuing rainfall in Sydney. The entire south coast of New South Wales has been hit with a deluge of rain this week forcing the abandonment of Thursday’s Coffs Harbour Cup day meeting. Racing NSW and…

Capitalist Dominates 2016 Missile Stakes Odds

Capitalist Dominates 2016 Missile Stakes Odds

Unsurprisingly Peter & Paul Snowden’s returning Golden Slipper winner Capitalist has opened odds-on favourite to kick off his three-year-old season with a win in the Missile Stakes 2016 on the weekend. A diminutive field of just seven sprinters face off in this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Mark Moran Missile Stakes (1200m), the weight-for-age Sydney clash…

2016 Missile Stakes Field: Six Rivals for Capitalist

2016 Missile Stakes Field: Six Rivals for Capitalist

Peter & Paul Snowden’s returning Golden Slipper winner Capitalist will have just six rivals as he looks to make history as the first three-year-old Missile Stakes 2016 winner in over a decade. The $3.5 million earner has suffered just one loss in his five-start career to date and on Saturday will jump odds-on favourite to…

Second Trial to Decide if Yankee Rose Golden

Second Trial to Decide if Yankee Rose Golden

David Vandyke was left complexed after the first new season trial of his Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who will be set for a second hit-out before plans to run first-up in the 2016 Golden Rose next month are confirmed. The exciting young daughter of All American was one of the star juveniles last…

Big Money on Capitalist in Missile Stakes 2016 Betting

Big Money on Capitalist in Missile Stakes 2016 Betting

Early betting for Saturday’s 2016 Missile Stakes in Sydney is dominated by the returning young star Capitalist who rival trainer Rodney Northam knows his horse Big Money could have a hard time running down. All-in markets at for the $175,000 Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) have the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Golden Slipper winner Capitalist…

2016 Missile Stakes Nominations Feature Just 7 Entries

2016 Missile Stakes Nominations Feature Just 7 Entries

Sydney’s first Group race of the new season is the Missile Stakes 2016 this Saturday at Randwick Racecourse that has attracted just seven early entries. Despite being the opening feature race of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, this season’s $175,000 Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) will run well under its capacity 18-starter field with the…

McEvoy Happy With Capitalist Ahead of Missile Stakes

McEvoy Happy With Capitalist Ahead of Missile Stakes

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy is happy with the fitness of his mount in Saturday’s 2016 Missile Stakes Capitalist who will be out to make history with a first-up win in the Randwick feature. No three-year-old has been entered in the race since Dance Hero and Snippetson ran one-two in the 2005 Missile Stakes quinella over a…

Rebel Dane to Resume in Missile Stakes 2016

Rebel Dane to Resume in Missile Stakes 2016

Next month’s 2016 Missile Stakes is scheduled for the first-up spring run of Gary Portelli’s Group 1 winner Rebel Dane. The rising seven-year-old son of California Dane is best known for his 2013 victory in the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield. He went two years between that and his next win,…