News About Captain Sonador

2016 Gunsynd Classic Nominations Released

2016 Gunsynd Classic Nominations Released

Seventeen milers have been included in nominations for Saturday’s Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1630m) at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday; a race that is undoubtedly shaping as the most highly-anticipated on 2016 Victory Stakes Day. Desleigh Forster is spoiled for choice with the talented three-year-olds she currently has in work and has included all of Cylinder…

Heavy Heart in Epsom Handicap 2011 Weights

Heavy Heart in Epsom Handicap 2011 Weights

On Monday Racing NSW released the handicaps for two of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival’s richest events including those for the 2011 Epsom Handicap, the Mick Price-trained Heart Of Dreams allocated the top weight of the 121 entries with 58 kilograms. Six-year-old Show A Heart gelding Heart Of Dreams is a dual Group 1 winner…

Epsom Handicap 2011 Nominations Released

Epsom Handicap 2011 Nominations Released

Racing New South Wales have released the nominations for a number of this year’s Sydney Spring Carnival features including those for the highly-anticipated 2011 Epsom Handicap, to run at Royal Randwick on October 1. The $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) has attracted 121 nominations for 2011, a large rise from the 87 horses entered…

Brayroan Begins Epsom Handicap Prep

Brayroan Begins Epsom Handicap Prep

Promising Zabeel gelding Brayroan is being tipped by their Sydney Trainer’s Premiership-leading trainer Chris Waller as a genuine Sydney Spring Carnival contender and will this Saturday begin their campaign that will hopefully culminate with an Epsom Handicap start. Four-year-old Brayroan has started nine times to date for four wins and three minor placings, Waller giving…

Les’s Spring Carnival Larrikin

Les’s Spring Carnival Larrikin

The master trainer behind the late, great Hot Danish, Les Bridge is set to take over the preparation of Nothin’ Leica Dane gelding Leica Larrikin for their Spring Carnival campaign next season. Five-year-old Leica Larrikin has been under the training of his part-owner Richard Freyer in Corowa, but will be transferred to Bridge’s Randwick stables…

Buffering to Win Stradbroke Says McNair

Buffering to Win Stradbroke Says McNair

Trainer of courageous galloper Hay List, John McNair is backing a Queensland local for the richest Brisbane Winter Carnival showdown saying Buffering is the horse to beat in next month’s Stradbroke Handicap. With Hay List set to be let lose in Saturday week’s Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m) in the hopes of finally being able…

Coastal Swansong for Captain Sonador?

Coastal Swansong for Captain Sonador?

Saturday’s Gold Coast meeting could be the final career run for Roger Milne’s Group 1 winning Toowoomba galloper Captain Sonador who has been nominated for two of the day’s stakes races. Shamardal four-year-old Captain Sonador, who claimed an upset victory in the Epsom Handicap last year, has been entered for both the $300,000 Group 2…

71 Out to Stop Black Caviar from 10 Thousand

71 Out to Stop Black Caviar from 10 Thousand

Early nominations for all the Brisbane Winter Carnival Group 1 features have now been taken with Peter Moody’s magnificent Melbourne mare Black Caviar topping the list of entries for the Doomben 10,000. Four-year-old Black Caviar is the first horse in Australian racing to win their opening 12 starts consecutively on metro tracks and next month…

Rain Would Make Sacred Choice Rejoice Ahead of Doncaster

Rain Would Make Sacred Choice Rejoice Ahead of Doncaster

Joseph Pride, trainer of smart Choisir mare Sacred Choice, is praying that the heavens open up over Randwick ahead of Saturday’s $2 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m). Pride is convinced that with a bit of rain around and a track rated Slow or worse, five-year-old Sacred Choice can defeat raging Doncaster favourite More Joyous….

Queenslander’s Bold Move to Snare Randwick Mile

Queenslander’s Bold Move to Snare Randwick Mile

Toowoomba-based trainer Norm Hilton is hoping he can take the Doncaster Mile trophy home to Queensland as he prepares to saddle up his in-form five-year-old Bold Glance in the $2 million Randwick showdown. Sequalo gelding Bold Glance is one of 18 acceptors for this year’s Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m). Bold Glance is looking to…