News About 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes

Todman Stakes Next for Silver Slipper Winner Astern

Todman Stakes Next for Silver Slipper Winner Astern

Godolphin runner Astern has stamped himself as a serious 2016 Golden Slipper contender at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon; justifying his clear race favouritism to win the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1200m). Leading Sydney hoop Hugh Bowman was given the ride on Astern when regular rider James McDonald was confirmed to ride in Melbourne today,…

2016 Silver Slipper Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Silver Slipper Day Scratchings & Track Report

The quality field confirmed for the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) arguably highlights a strong nine race card at Rosehill Gardens today; 2016 Silver Slipper Day. It is an overcast day in the Rosehill Gardens precinct today, however only 2mm of irrigation over the last 24 hours has meant the track has been rated a…

Silver Slipper Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Silver Slipper Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Seven two-year-old will line up for Saturday’s 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens; figuring as a particularly interesting race from a betting perspective and offering punters several opportunities to take advantage of value. Godolphin entrant Astern is a leading fancy for the 2016 Golden Slipper and remains clear $1.55 favourite in 2016 Silver…

2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Betting: Astern Odds-On

2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Betting: Astern Odds-On

The John O’Shea-trained Golden Slipper Stakes fancy for next month Astern is the firming odds-on favourite for his second career run this weekend in Rosehill’s Silver Slipper Stakes 2016. A field of seven two-year-olds is engaged for this season’s $250,000 Group 2 Uvex Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) including the Godolphin-raced Medaglia D’Oro colt Astern The…

Better Things to Come for Silver Slipper Fancy Astern

Better Things to Come for Silver Slipper Fancy Astern

He is odds-on favourite to win Saturday’s 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes, but trainer John O’Shea believes Astern will only improve on whatever he does at Rosehill Gardens at his second start. The son of Medaglia D’Oro won his debut at Randwick over 1000m by a tidy two and a half lengths in early December and…

Small 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Field Released

Small 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Field Released

A small but promising field of juveniles is engaged to face off in the namesake race on 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Day in Sydney at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this Saturday. Due to run as Rosehill Race 4 at 2:30pm (local), this season’s $250,000 Group 2 Uvex Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) has attracted a final field…

All in Order for Defcon’s Silver Slipper Stakes 2016 Bid

All in Order for Defcon’s Silver Slipper Stakes 2016 Bid

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is confident spruik colt Defcon can get his autumn campaign back on track with a good showing at Rosehill Gardens in this weekend’s 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes. On debut the Choisir colt finished a good second to Tessera in the Group 3 Canonbury Stakes (1100m) on a Heavy (8) Rosehill track on…

Pittsburgh Improving Ahead of 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes

Pittsburgh Improving Ahead of 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes

Trainer Anthony Cummings is pleased with the progress of his Silver Slipper Stakes 2016 contender in Sydney this Saturday Pittsburgh who impressed with a Hawkesbury trial win on Monday. The Fastnet Rock colt is starting to show the right stuff tactically on the track after putting nearly two lengths on his closest rival in a…

Astern Leads 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Nominations

Astern Leads 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Nominations

The John O’Shea-trained Astern leads the early entries for Saturday’s Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill Gardens, a traditional lead-up to next month’s 2016 Golden Slipper Stakes back at the track. Racing NSW has extended nominations for this weekend’s $250,000 Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) after a dozen two-year-olds were originally nominated for the set…