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Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 Second Declarations

Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 Second Declarations

Earlier this week the Melbourne Racing Club released the list of 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes second declarations, the list of hopeful two-year-olds heading towards the $1 million showdown in February cut from 536 to 165. One of Australia’s premier juvenile races, the Group 1 Patinack Farm Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) is scheduled to run at…

Dubai World Cup 2012 Date for Darley Duo Sepoy & Helmet

Dubai World Cup 2012 Date for Darley Duo Sepoy & Helmet

Following a swansong Australian race appearance during the autumn in Melbourne, the Peter Snowden-trained star duo Helmet and Sepoy both have a date with the 2012 Dubai World Cup meeting next March as the currently Darley-owned champions exit Oz and enter the international spotlight. Dubai World Cup Night is the racing world’s night of nights,…

Free Caulfield Guineas Day Entry for 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Free Caulfield Guineas Day Entry for 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

The 500 plus Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 first acceptors have all received an automatic entry into Victoria’s newest race, a $250,000 feature to have its inauguration on 2012 Caulfield Guineas Day during next year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. One of the premier juvenile races of the year, the next edition of the $1 million Group…

Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 First Declarations Released

Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 First Declarations Released

The Melbourne Racing Club has today revealed the list of 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes first declarations, the $1 million two-year-olds feature to run as one of the major attractions of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Blue Diamond Stakes nominations of yearlings were first taken in July with a 1279 entries. At first acceptance stage, which…

Helmet Off in Spring Trial

Helmet Off in Spring Trial

One of last season’s boom juveniles and Darley’s stable stars, the Peter Snowden-trained Helmet will take the first step towards their Group One spring assignments with a barrier trial at Warwick Farm on Friday. There are 13 heats scheduled for Warwick Farm on Friday, with a plethora of Group performers being put through their paces…

Sepoy Resumes in Vain Ahead of Coolmore Stud Stakes 2011

Sepoy Resumes in Vain Ahead of Coolmore Stud Stakes 2011

Superstar colt Sepoy is set for his highly-spruiked return to racing this Saturday in Caulfield’s Vain Stakes, trainer Peter Snowden naming the 2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes as the main spring aim for his Blue Diamond Stakes – Golden Slipper double winner. Elusive Quality three-year-old Sepoy will be the headline runner in the $100,000 Listed Vain…

Spring Carnival Wheels Start to Turn at Caulfield

Spring Carnival Wheels Start to Turn at Caulfield

Preparatory races leading up to the coveted Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival kick off at Caulfield this weekend, and one of the country’s leading horseman Peter Snowden is considering a Bletchingly Stakes run for Pinwheel. Winner of the Group 3 WJ Healy Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on June 25, Lonhro gelding Pinwheel has been in…

Snowden Uncovers Another Golden Rose 2011 Contender

Snowden Uncovers Another Golden Rose 2011 Contender

Premier Sydney trainer Peter Snowden may have uncovered yet another spring star and 2011 Golden Rose hopeful after Pied A Terre maintained their unbeaten record with a big win at Flemington on the weekend. Last Saturday Ad Valorem gelding Pied A Terre saluted as the odds-on favourite in the ACG Security Handicap (1400m) to beat…

Sepoy Tops Golden Rose 2011 Odds

Sepoy Tops Golden Rose 2011 Odds

Peter Snowden’s star colt Sepoy has opened the favourite for the upcoming 2011 Golden Rose, the racing world backing the dual Group 1 winner to continue his juvenile dominance as a three-year-old. A son of Elusive Quality from Danehill mare Watchful, Sepoy played a massive part in the Snowden-Darley two-year-old juggernaut last season winning five…

Scarf Wins Winter Stakes for Snowden

Scarf Wins Winter Stakes for Snowden

Ace horseman Peter Snowden celebrated another stakes win for the season with his well-bred Lonhro gelding Scarf taking out the Winter Stakes at Rosehill on the weekend. The Darley Racing operation has enjoyed an unparalleled 12 months, highlighted by their five-from-five whitewash in the two-year-old Group 1 features, and their No. 1 trainer Snowden has…