News About Ciaron Maher

Golden Rose 2017 Betting Moves: Champagne Cuddles Firms

Golden Rose 2017 Betting Moves: Champagne Cuddles Firms

There has been some early money at Rosehill Gardens for the in-form Bjorn Baker-trained filly Champagne Cuddles to steal the show with an upset in the 2017 Golden Rose Stakes over the boys. Just two fillies are in the mix for this afternoon’s Group 1 $1 million Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) with the Lindsay Park-trained…

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

The lead-up to the Caulfield Cup heats up this afternoon with the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival action of 2017 Naturalism Stakes Day and the full Caulfield racing results will be available right here as each race unfolds. A bumper nine-race card is slated for Caulfield Racecourse for Naturalism Stakes Day including two Group 3 events….

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Trainer Ciaron Maher has a third Crown Oaks win in four years in sight this spring targeting the 2017 edition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature with Kiwi expat Aloisia who returns to racing on the weekend. Maher enjoyed back-to-back Crown Oaks victories in 2014-15 with Set Square and Jameka respectively, the latter going on…

Golden Rose Stakes 2017 Betting Update: Menari $2

Golden Rose Stakes 2017 Betting Update: Menari $2

Gerald Ryan’s in-form colt Menari dominates the updated 2017 Golden Rose Stakes odds after Tuesday’s final acceptances and barrier draw despite a wide gate 11 allocation for the favourite. A line-up featuring 14 of the season’s best three-year-olds take to the Rosehill Gardens track on Saturday in Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST) for the Group…

2017 Golden Rose Stakes Final Field: No Godolphin Horses

2017 Golden Rose Stakes Final Field: No Godolphin Horses

Godolphin are without representation in Saturday’s Golden Rose Stakes 2017 field following final acceptances for the Rosehill Gardens feature. Originally Kementari looked bound for a run in the Group 1 $1 million Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) for the powerhouse stable who won the past two editions with the John O’Shea-trained Exosphere (2015) and Astern (2016)….

Smooth Sailing into 2017 Golden Rose for Merchant Navy

Smooth Sailing into 2017 Golden Rose for Merchant Navy

Trainer Ciaron Maher has described his Golden Rose Stakes 2017 hopeful Merchant Navy as “smooth” heading into the undefeated colt’s first Group 1 test in Sydney on Saturday. To date the Fastnet Rock three-year-old has won all four of his career starts in Victoria including the narrow first-up victory at Caulfield on September 2 in…

2017 Danehill Stakes Tips & Betting Update

2017 Danehill Stakes Tips & Betting Update

An ace field of three-year-old sprinters race down the famous Flemington straight on Makybe Diva Stakes Day on Saturday in the Danehill Stakes 2017 – betting tips and the latest odds for the Group 2 found below. There are 11 hopefuls in the mix for this year’s Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m), which is…

Danehill Stakes 2017 Field & Odds: Catchy Tipped to Beat the Boys

Danehill Stakes 2017 Field & Odds: Catchy Tipped to Beat the Boys

She narrowly missed out on a win first-up but the bookmakers are willing to forgive and forget, installing Blue Diamond winning filly Catchy as the favourite in the 2017 Danehill Stakes field and betting at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday. A key feature of Makybe Diva Stakes Day on the weekend, this season’s Group 2 $200,000…

Winx Leads 79 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 First Acceptances

Winx Leads 79 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 First Acceptances

Chris Waller’s dual defending champion Winx is the headline first acceptor for the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate, entries for the weight-for-age classic down to 79 hopefuls. Cut from the 141 nominations taken back in early August, first acceptances for the Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) along with those for the Caulfield Guineas…

Improvement ahead for 2017 Golden Rose Bound Merchant Navy

Improvement ahead for 2017 Golden Rose Bound Merchant Navy

Jockey Mark Zahra said that despite retaining a flawless career record with a Group 3 win over the weekend, the Ciaron Maher-trained colt Merchant Navy still had improvement heading into Sydney’s Golden Rose Stakes 2017. The Fastnet Rock three-year-old made it four wins from as many starts on Memsie Stakes Day, holding off Booker (2nd)…