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Rod Craig Stable Mourns Passing Of Circle Of Power

Rod Craig Stable Mourns Passing Of Circle Of Power

Successful galloper Circle Of Power passed away last Saturday on what was a sad day of racing for trainer Ron Craig. The five-year-old collapsed and died during the final race at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney. Circle Of Power was at the top of the straight when apprentice jockey Blake Spriggs sensed something was very…

Monton Heads 2012 Villiers Stakes Nominations

Monton Heads 2012 Villiers Stakes Nominations

Ron Quinton’s defending champion Monton tops the Villiers Stakes 2012 nominations and weights for the Sydney Summer Carnival feature taking place at Warwick Farm Racecourse this Saturday. Twelve months ago Catbird gelding Monton took out the $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) on the back of a win in the Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) two…

Circle Of Power 2012 Villiers Stakes Chance After Protest Win

Circle Of Power 2012 Villiers Stakes Chance After Protest Win

Connections of Arena gelding Circle Of Power are looking at the Villiers Stakes 2012 as their next major target after the five-year-old scored a nice win over the Warwick Farm mile at their home track on the weekend. Breaking a winning drought of over 16 months, on Saturday Circle Of Power ($16) was able to…

2011 Festival Stakes winner Monton a first for Clipperton

2011 Festival Stakes winner Monton a first for Clipperton

Sydney apprentice Sam Clipperton  piloted his first stakes winner when Monton $16 won the Listed 2011 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The 17-year-old gave the Ron Quinton-trained gelding a ride beyond his years. Clipperton replaced senior rider Chris O’Brien (indisposed) on the morning of the race and Quinton, his master, engaged him for the…

Form Guide & Tips – Festival Stakes 2011

Form Guide & Tips – Festival Stakes 2011

The countdown until Christmas is on and Sydney’s Rosehill Racecourse gets into the festive spirit on Saturday with the running of the 2011 Festival Stakes, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form guide analysis and tips for which can be found below. Due to jump at 4:35pm (local time) as Rosehill Race 6, the $100,000 Listed Festival…

King Lionheart Leads Festival Stakes 2011 Odds & Betting

King Lionheart Leads Festival Stakes 2011 Odds & Betting

The biggest race running in Sydney this weekend is Saturday’s 2011 Festival Stakes at Rosehill Gardens, and it is the topweight of the 16-horse field King Lionheart that has opened favourite in the Festival Stakes betting. One of two entries for Gai Waterhouse along with her last-start Warwick Farm winner Kontiki Park, five-year-old King Lionheart…

Festival Stakes Field 2011 – Sydney Summer Racing

Festival Stakes Field 2011 – Sydney Summer Racing

The latest Sydney Summer Racing feature, the 2011 Festival Stakes, is scheduled to run at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday with the final field of acceptances released this morning. Scheduled to run as Rosehill Race 6 at 4:35pm (local time), the $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) has drawn a final field of 16 gallopers with the…

2011 Villiers Stakes on the Cards for My Destiny

2011 Villiers Stakes on the Cards for My Destiny

Con Karakatsanis’ progressive four-year-old My Destiny will be out at Rosehill’s Festival Stakes Day this Saturday seeking their third win on the trot and looking to further stake their claims for a Villiers Stakes 2011 assignment next month. Stratum gelding My Destiny boosted their impressive career record to three wins from eight starts this month…