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2016 The BMW Back-Up Considered for Montaigne

2016 The BMW Back-Up Considered for Montaigne

Randwick-based trainer Anthony Cummings is seriously considering a quick seven day back-up from a Rosehill Guineas second from Montaigne last weekend into The BMW 2016 at weight-for-age this weekend at Rosehill Gardens. A winner of two of his six starts to date, smart Road To Rock gelding Montaigne improved on his fifth to Le Romain…

Fiveandahalfstar Primed for Competitive Spring Carnival Campaign

Fiveandahalfstar Primed for Competitive Spring Carnival Campaign

Two-time Group 1 champion Fiveandahalfstar was unable to make much of a competitive impact through a four start autumn campaign, but trainer Anthony Cummings has revealed the horse has taken huge benefit from his time away from racing and is primed for a stand 2015 Spring Carnival campaign. Having spent close to two years in…

Fiveandahalfstar Looking to Reclaim The BMW Title

Fiveandahalfstar Looking to Reclaim The BMW Title

After winning the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) in April 2013, Fiveandahalfstar will return to defend his title in the $1.5 million race this Saturday. Fiveandahalfstar is nominated for both The BMW and Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill this Saturday but following an impressive workout at the Kensington track this morning (Tuesday),…

Waller Dominates 2015 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations

Waller Dominates 2015 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations

The Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes (2000m) is one of nine races running at Rosehill this Saturday, highlighted by two Group One races, attracting 23 middle-distance runners in its nominations. Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller could hold the monopoly on the race after nominating seven of his stable stars – Beaten Up, Black Jag, Foreteller,…

Protectionist Included In 2015 The BMW Nominations

Protectionist Included In 2015 The BMW Nominations

2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist has been included in the nominations for the 2015 The BMW and is on track to contest the Group 1 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Protectionist stamped himself as one of the most talented stayers in the world when he recorded a dominant four lengths victory in the Group…

Hartnell Makes Easy Work of 2015 Sky High Stakes

Hartnell Makes Easy Work of 2015 Sky High Stakes

It was a matter of men racing against the boys in the Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill this afternoon with Hartnell making easy work of what was essentially an exhibition gallop for the British import. Anthony Cummings’ Fiveandahalfstar jumped fast and took the lead, which he managed to hold onto until the…

2015 Sky High Stakes Betting & Tips

2015 Sky High Stakes Betting & Tips

One of the eight support races on a stellar Coolmore Classic Day race card in Sydney this weekend is the Sky High Stakes 2015, betting odds and tips for the staying showdown detailed below. A final field of 10 gallopers is set to face off in Rosehill Race 6 at 3:30pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon…

Who Shot Thebarman Included in 2015 Sky High Stakes Field

Who Shot Thebarman Included in 2015 Sky High Stakes Field

Chris Waller’s Melbourne Cup placegetter Who Shot Thebarman continues his Sydney Cup campaign this weekend racing second-up in the Sky High Stakes 2015 at Rosehill Gardens. The Kiwi import is a proven two-miler having won the Group 1 Auckland Cup (3200m) back home in New Zealand last autumn. He travelled down under and make his…

Hartnell No Guarantee for 2015 Australian Cup

Hartnell No Guarantee for 2015 Australian Cup

Hartnell may be the $5 favourite in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) betting at but the four-year-old gelding is by no means a guaranteed runner in the Flemington feature race. The Godolphin British import is nominated for both the Australian Cup and Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill this Saturday and will…

2015 Sky High Stakes Nominations Feature Hartnell

2015 Sky High Stakes Nominations Feature Hartnell

The promising John O’Shea-trained import Hartnell is a dual nominee across two states for this Saturday’s racing including in the Sky High Stakes 2015 at Rosehill Gardens. One of the six Group-rated support races on the Coolmore Classic Day program in Sydney this weekend, the $150,000 Group 3 McGrath Estate Agents Sky High Stakes (2000m)…