News About Danesiri

Catkins Included In 2015 Emancipation Stakes Nominations

Catkins Included In 2015 Emancipation Stakes Nominations

Consistent mare Catkins has been included in the 2015 Emancipation Stakes nominations and will have the chance to record a second straight win in the Group 2 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Catkins was sent to the spelling paddock after she finished a gallant third in the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington…

2015 Coolmore Classic Weight Challenge for First Seal

2015 Coolmore Classic Weight Challenge for First Seal

This Saturday John Thompson’s classy filly First Seal will jump favourite in the Coolmore Classic 2015, but the challenge is there after she was allocated 55.5kg for the handicap clash at Rosehill. If successful she will be carrying the second-highest weight ever by a Coolmore Classic winning filly. The field for this year’s $600,000 Group…

Danesiri Retired Due to Tendon Injury

Danesiri Retired Due to Tendon Injury

Six-year-old mare Danesiri has been retired after she bowed a tendon in track work this morning (Tuesday). The John Thompson-trained mare was preparing for the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill this Saturday when she suffered the injury. While it didn’t seem serious at the time, her connections realised all was not right in…

First Seal Leads 2015 Coolmore Classic Nominations

First Seal Leads 2015 Coolmore Classic Nominations

John Thompson’s Group 1 winning filly First Seal is one of the headline nominations taken for the Coolmore Classic 2015 at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. Winner of the Flight Stakes at Randwick during the spring, the three-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock is set to run back in elite level company on Saturday taking on the…

Thompson Looking to Seal Coolmore Classic 2015 Win

Thompson Looking to Seal Coolmore Classic 2015 Win

John Thompson is looking forward to Saturday’s 2015 Coolmore Classic in Sydney where his smart filly First Seal shoots for a Group 1 win over her older rivals at Rosehill Gardens. No three-year-old has won a Group 1 in open-age company as yet this season, Fastnet Rock filly First Seal looking to be the first…

Telepathic Tops 2015 Aspiration Quality Odds

Telepathic Tops 2015 Aspiration Quality Odds

Chris Waller’s nicely-drawn mare Telepathic has opened favourite to win her second Randwick race on the trot this weekend against her own kind in the Aspiration Quality 2015 in Sydney. The four-year-old daughter of Mossman is one of 12 fillies and mares making up the field for Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 Aspiration Quality (1600m), which…

2015 Aspiration Quality Field & Barriers: Danesiri Out Wide

2015 Aspiration Quality Field & Barriers: Danesiri Out Wide

John Thompson’s Group 3 winner from last weekend Danesiri has suffered a blow in her attempt at back-to-back Sydney wins coming up with the outside draw for Saturday’s Aspiration Quality 2015 at Royal Randwick. The Home On The Grange six-year-old is one of a dozen fillies and mares making up the final field for this…

2015 Aspiration Quality Nominations Feature Danesiri

2015 Aspiration Quality Nominations Feature Danesiri

Winner of the Guy Walter Stakes last weekend, the in-form Danesiri is nominated to back up this Saturday in the Aspiration Quality 2015 at Royal Randwick. On Chipping Norton Stakes Day at Warwick Farm John Thompson’s Home On The Grange six-year-old scored an upset win as a $26 outsider in the Group 3 Guy Walter…

Danesiri Scores Upset 2015 Guy Walter Stakes Victory

Danesiri Scores Upset 2015 Guy Walter Stakes Victory

The Group 3 Guy Walter Stakes (1400m), run in memory of the late trainer, delivered an upset result on Saturday afternoon with the John Thompson-trained Danesiri surging home to victory with a starting price of $21. It was perhaps an oversight by punters considering the six-year-old mare ran second in the Group 3 Triscay Stakes…

2015 Guy Walter Stakes Betting Update

2015 Guy Walter Stakes Betting Update

16 high-class mares are set to tackle the Group 3 Guy Walter Stakes (1400m) at Warwick Farm this Saturday after Thump was scratched due to drawing the outside gate. The betting market for the race remains fairly open at with just three runners offering single figure odds. One of two horses saddled by Gai Waterhouse…