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2016 Golden Rose Target for Tango Rain

2016 Golden Rose Target for Tango Rain

Gerald Ryan’s undefeated colt Tango Rain is back on show at Canterbury Park on Saturday working towards a Golden Rose Stakes 2016 assignment this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.

Trainer Gerald Ryan has 2016 Golden Rose ambitions for his Canterbury runner on Saturday Tango Rain. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The talented Manhattan Rain two-year-old won at the track over 1100m ...

Golden Rose Hope Thronum to Convince Berry

Golden Rose Hope Thronum to Convince Berry

Ace Sydney-based hoop Tommy Berry needs convincing his mount at Canterbury Park on Saturday Thronum has what it takes to line-up in the 2016 Golden Rose Stakes this September.

2016 Golden Rose Stakes hope Thronum looks for a third win from as many career starts this Saturday at Canterbury Park. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse-trained Snitzel colt is ...

2016 Golden Rose Hope Mediterranean Has “X-Factor”

2016 Golden Rose Hope Mediterranean Has “X-Factor”

Co-trainer Paul Snowden has said the stable’s progressive youngster Mediterranean has “X-factor” and is looking forward to the colt’s return to the track for a possible Golden Rose 2016 campaign.

Paul Snowden believes Mediterranean is a rising three-year-old to follow in this year’s Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Snowden’s father Peter, who he now trains in ...

Midweek Win for 2015 The Metropolitan Hope Maurus

Midweek Win for 2015 The Metropolitan Hope Maurus

The Metropolitan 2015 is still on the agenda this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival for the up-and-coming Maurus after the David Vandyke-trained stayer saluted at Canterbury’s midweek meet on Wednesday.

David Vandyke (pictured with Arabian Gold) plans to run his 2015 The Metropolitan-nominated Maurus in the Kingston Town Stakes next start after a midweek Canterbury win. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The ...

Canterbury Deploys 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prep

Canterbury Deploys 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prep

A Canterbury debut this Wednesday will kick off a possible Caulfield Guineas 2015 campaign for Gerald Ryan’s promising three-year-old Deploy.

Trainer Gerald Ryan hopes Deploy can overcome the outside barrier at Canterbury in his debut on Wednesday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The unraced Fastnet Rock colt is accepted to run in the second race on the midweek Canterbury card ...

Canterbury Start for Thousand Guineas Hope Racy

Canterbury Start for Thousand Guineas Hope Racy

This Wednesday at Canterbury’s midweek meeting the Gary Portelli-trained filly Racy will shoot for a win to earn a Melbourne trip this spring targeting the 2015 Thousand Guineas in October.

Sebring Sun runs in Sydney’s Up And Coming Stakes 2015 for trainer Gary Portelli this weekend at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

A three-year-old daughter of Exceed And Excel, ...

Brook Road Posts Dominant July Sprint Win

Brook Road Posts Dominant July Sprint Win

Classy mare Brook Road has delivered trainer Kris Lees another feature success at Canterbury over the weekend; producing an impressive performance to beat a very handy field of short distance specialists to the line in the July Sprint (1100m).

Brook Road produced an impressive turn of foot to take out Saturday’s July Sprint at Canterbury. Photo: Steve Hart

Brook Road ...

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

Seven talented sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s July Sprint (1100m) at Canterbury Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Kencella is worth consideration at current odds in 2015 July Sprint markets. Photo:n Steve Hart

Brook Road ($2.60) is yet to find much of a ...

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Sydney-based trainer Bjorn Baker will use a run at Canterbury Racecourse on Saturday as an early guide as to the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival campaign of possible Epsom Handicap 2015 hope Burbero.

Burbero could be 2015 Epsom Handicap bound this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart.

Baker has two nominees for the $85,000 The July Sprint (1100m) this ...

Goldman Hellbent on 2015 Golden Rose Bid

Goldman Hellbent on 2015 Golden Rose Bid

Goulburn’s Kurt Goldman is seriously considering a Golden Rose 2015 bid this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival with his promising colt Hellbent after the rising three-year-old saluted in the first at Canterbury on Wednesday.

Hugh Bowman believes Hellbent is a genuine Group 1 hope in the making after riding him to victory on debut at Canterbury. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The previously ...