News About Christmas Cup 2012

Cantonese Could Contest 2013 Auckland Cup

Cantonese Could Contest 2013 Auckland Cup

Former New Zealand trainer Bjorn Baker may take consistent stayer Cantonese to his homeland in March to contest the Group 1 2013 Auckland Cup (3200m). Cantonese, who will start as favourite in today’s 2012 Christmas Cup at Rosehill, has been in career best form since being transferred to Baker from John O’Shea in August. The…

Christmas Cup Day 2012 – Rosehill Scratchings

Christmas Cup Day 2012 – Rosehill Scratchings

Race fans will have their eyes on Rosehill today when an exciting card takes place that is highlighted by the Listed $100,000 2012 Christmas Cup (2400m). The staying race will feature a mixture of youth and experience as well as a combination of in-form horses and those out to improve. Key runners include Bjorn Baker’s…

Punters Speak Cantonese – Christmas Cup 2012 Odds

Punters Speak Cantonese – Christmas Cup 2012 Odds

Bjorn Baker’s consistent stayer Cantonese has opened top of the odds for the 2012 Christmas Cup at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, the five-year-old looking to atone for their last start loss at the track a fortnight ago. A final field of 10 gallopers were accepted for in this year’s $100,000 Listed Uncle Tony’s Christmas Cup…

King Utah to Turn Tables in 2012 Christmas Cup

King Utah to Turn Tables in 2012 Christmas Cup

This Saturday Port Maquarie trainer Wayne Wilkes will saddle-up his progressive galloper King Utah who is set for a rematch with their last start conqueror Fiumicino in the Christmas Cup 2012 at Rosehill Racecourse. Nine-year-old Zabeel gelding Fiumicino, a dual Group 1 winner, got the better of Bradbury’s Luck five-year-old King Utah last time out…

Fiumicino Heads Christmas Cup 2012 Field

Fiumicino Heads Christmas Cup 2012 Field

Evergreen Hawkes-trained veteran Fiumicino heads a 10-horse 2012 Christmas Cup field for the feature race in Sydney this weekend, the nine-year-old Zabeel gelding after back-to-back stakes wins. Fiumicino improved on their third to early 2013 Melbourne Cup betting fancy Puissance De Lune in the Bendigo Cup over the mile and a half when they went…

Moriarty on Track for 2012 Christmas Cup

Moriarty on Track for 2012 Christmas Cup

Chris Waller’s consistent European import Moriarty is set to step up in distance this Saturday when the in-form five-year-old races over the mile and a half for the first time here in Australia for the Christmas Cup 2012 at Rosehill Gardens. The Clodovil gelding has been racing down under with Waller since the start of…

Christmas Cup 2012 Target for Trajet

Christmas Cup 2012 Target for Trajet

Liam Birchely’s evergreen Brisbane galloper Trajet will get his chance to match it against stakes class in Sydney this Saturday having been nominated for Rosehill’s 2012 Christmas Cup. The Good Journey seven-year-old was one of 11 nominees for this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Christmas Cup (2400m), the mile and a half handicap used…

Classy 2012 Christmas Cup Nominations Released

Classy 2012 Christmas Cup Nominations Released

A classy list of end-of-season stayers make up the Christmas Cup 2012 nominations for the popular Sydney Summer Racing Carnival clash running at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday. The top-rated horse among the 11 nominated for this year’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) is the Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained Fiumicino who comes…