News About Colin Alderson

Oliver Shoots for Seventh Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Win

Oliver Shoots for Seventh Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Win

Hall of Fame hoop Damien Oliver will shoot for his incredible seventh victory in Victoria’s only 1400m Group 1 handicap when they partner with 58kg topweight Glass Harmonium in the 2012 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this Sunday. Michael Moroney’s Group 1 winning import Glass Harmonium is one of 15 smart gallopers engaged…

Sea Galleon in 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude Field

Sea Galleon in 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude Field

Classy Cranbourne galloper Sea Galleon will look to add a fourth straight win to their name at Caulfield on Saturday when they wear the No. 1 saddlecloth in the 2012 Mornington Cup Prelude, known this year as the Reaan Plate. Running as the fourth and final stakes race at the meeting, the $100,000 Reaan Plate…

Sea Galleon Leads 2011 Christmas Cup Rosehill Odds

Sea Galleon Leads 2011 Christmas Cup Rosehill Odds

The festive season gets into full swing at Rosehill Racecourse this Saturday with the running of the Christmas Cup 2011, in-form Melbourne raider Sea Galleon opening favourite in the markets for the Sydney summer showdown. An 11-horse field remains engaged for the $100,000 Listed Christmas Cup (2400m), scheduled as Rosehill Race 6 at 4:25pm (local…

Christmas Cup Rosehill 2011 Nominations Extended

Christmas Cup Rosehill 2011 Nominations Extended

One of the most popular festive season showdowns, the 2011 Christmas Cup is set to light up Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, Racing NSW extending nominations for the summer staying feature until Tuesday December 6. There were 15 early entries for the $100,000 Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) taken on Monday, but nominations will stay open until…

2011 Zipping Classic Field & Weights Update

2011 Zipping Classic Field & Weights Update

The headline event running in Melbourne this weekend is Saturday’s 2011 Zipping Classic at Sandown, and after Racing Victoria extended nominations for the staying showdown until today, one additional galloper has been entered. On Monday there were nine horses nominated for the $350,000 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m), the pack lead by last year’s Melbourne…

Cranbourne Cup 2011 Field & Betting Preview

Cranbourne Cup 2011 Field & Betting Preview

Following the elite racing action of Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas Day, the black-type features continue in Melbourne on Sunday with the 2011 Cranbourne Cup. Set to light up Cranbourne Racecourse as Race 8 on Sunday at 4:12pm (EDT), the $200,000 Listed Cranbourne Cup (2025m) currently features a quality field of 15 stayers following the early scratching…

Running Tall Wins in 2011 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Barrier Draw

Running Tall Wins in 2011 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Barrier Draw

The Danny O’Brien-trained roughie Running Tall has secured the inside running from barrier one when they take on a crack field in Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2011 at Caulfield, the colt to face off against the likes of dual Group 1 winner Helmet and the Peter Moody-trained Golden Archer. One of the key support races…

That’s The One for the Caulfield Guineas 2011

That’s The One for the Caulfield Guineas 2011

Cranbourne-based training team Colin and Cindy Alderson look to have uncovered a genuine contender for the 2011 Caulfield Guineas this spring in That’s The One who maintained their undefeated record with a narrow win at Flemington last Saturday. The smart Snippetson gelding was impressive on debut back on July 20 at a bog Sandown track,…

Victorian Sprint Star to Hit Turbo Again at Flemington

Victorian Sprint Star to Hit Turbo Again at Flemington

Last start winner of the All Victorian Sprint Final, the Colin and Cindy Alderson-trained Perturbo is back at the celebrated Flemington track this Saturday vying for their third win on the trot in the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m). Jugah gelding Perturbo is the early $3.10 favourite in the markets for Flemington Race…

Racing Remembers Caulfield Cup Winner Sky Heights

Racing Remembers Caulfield Cup Winner Sky Heights

The racing world was in mourning on Wednesday after four-time Group 1 winning champion Sky Heights had to be put down. Most famous for his 1999 win in the Caulfield Cup, Zabeel gelding Sky Heights was prepared by Cranbourne-based trainer Colin Alderson and will always be remembered as a special horse. “He won four Group…