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Manawanui Wins Ideal Caulfield Guineas 2011 Trial

Manawanui Wins Ideal Caulfield Guineas 2011 Trial

Ron Leemon’s untapped three-year-old Manawanui unsurprisingly coasted to an imposing Stan Fox Stakes win at Rosehill on the weekend, the Group 2 race described as being more like a ‘barrier trial’ for the Golden Rose winner who heads to Melbourne today to prepare for the 2011 Caulfield Guineas.

Manawanui will seek their sixth straight win in the 2011 ...

2011 Stan Fox Stakes Odds-On Manawanui Firming

2011 Stan Fox Stakes Odds-On Manawanui Firming

Odds-on favourite for the Stan Fox Stakes 2011 at Rosehill this Saturday, Golden Rose winner Manawanui has further firmed in the markets to win their fifth race on the trot after the Group 2 field was cut to just five starters with the early scratching of Choice Words.

Manawanui looks all but unbeatable in the 2011 Stan Fox Stakes

Ron ...

Small Stan Fox Stakes 2011 Field Suits Manawanui

Small Stan Fox Stakes 2011 Field Suits Manawanui

A diminutive final field of just six three-year-olds have been accepted for Saturday’s 2011 Stan Fox Stakes at Rosehill, Ron Leemon’s talented galloper Manawanui to face the same small number of rivals they did last start when winning the Group 1 Golden Slipper.

Manawanui is odds-on favourite to win their fifth consecutive in the 2011 Stan Fox Stakes on ...

Golden Rose Winner Manawanui Heads 2011 Stan Fox Stakes Entries

Golden Rose Winner Manawanui Heads 2011 Stan Fox Stakes Entries

A fortnight ago Ron Leemon’s progressive three-year-old Manawanui claimed a massive upset when they defeated crack colt Smart Missile in the Golden Rose, and this Saturday they are back at the Rosehill track as the drawcard Stan Fox Stakes 2011 entry.

Golden Rose winner Manawanui returns to Rosehill for the 2011 Stan Fox Stakes this Saturday

There were just ...

Star Strikes Gloaming Stakes 2011 Field & Betting

Star Strikes Gloaming Stakes 2011 Field & Betting

The Anthony Cummings-trained Strike The Stars appears to be the only serious contender in one of the key support races at Saturday’s George Main Stakes Day if the 2011 Gloaming Stakes betting odds are to go buy.

Scheduled to run as Rosehill Race 3 on Saturday, the $200,000 Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) this year attracted a final field ...

Darci Looks Good in Ming Dynasty Quality 2011 Odds

Darci Looks Good in Ming Dynasty Quality 2011 Odds

Last-start Rosehill winner Darci Be Good continues to get support from the punters ahead of tomorrow’s Chelmsford Stakes Day meeting where the promising Bede Murray-trained colt will jump favourite in the $100,000 Listed Ming Dynasty Quality Handicap (1400m).

Last year's Ming Dynasty Qlty winner Lion Tamer went on to take out the Victoria Derby

While other black-types on Warwick ...

Brisbane Trip Coulod Snip Golden Rose Plans for Gai

Brisbane Trip Coulod Snip Golden Rose Plans for Gai

Top Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse faces a dilemma of a decision with her smart Snippetson gelding Nobby Snip on whether to head to Queensland to tackle the Group features at the Brisbane Carnival or spell the two-year-old ahead of the spring after they won at Rosehill on Saturday.

Nobby Snip showed great form, the $2.80 favourite coasting to an easy ...

Payne Ponders Sending Brisbane A Cocky Raider

Payne Ponders Sending Brisbane A Cocky Raider

David Payne hasn’t had the biggest of two-year-old season in 2011 but that could change in the upcoming months with a couple of good prospects on show at Rosehill today.

Cocky Raider has already enjoyed a bit of success this year and he’ll be joined by stablemate Bushcraft in the Masterton Homes Handicap over 1400m.

If they can perform well ...

Bart Hopes to Down Champagne With his Salade

Bart Hopes to Down Champagne With his Salade

Maestro veteran trainer Bart Cummings will re-serve his untapped colt Salade at Randwick on Easter Saturday in a final bid to secure a Group 1 win this autumn carnival.

Salade is Bart Cummings' sole chance of a Group 1 win on Sydney Cup Day

So far this Sydney carnival an elite level victory on the track has eluded Cummings, but ...

Victoria Derby a Good Call for Darci

Victoria Derby a Good Call for Darci

Kembla Grange trainer Bede Murray is looking towards the spring, specifically the Victoria Derby, after his lightly-raced colt Darci Be Good claimed a tidy win at Randwick on Saturday.

Two-year-old Darci Be Good broke their maiden status in the $100,000 Listed Fernhill Handicap (1600m), in-form hoop Luke Nolen overcoming a wide barrier 10 draw to ride the son of ...