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Manawanui Upsets Missile in 2011 Golden Rose Results

Manawanui Upsets Missile in 2011 Golden Rose Results

A $50,000 late entry fee gamble with improving three-year-old Manawanui paid off for trainer Ron Leemon on Saturday who celebrated his maiden Group 1 win as a trainer after his galloper claimed a massive boilover when beating short-priced favourite Smart Missile in the Golden Rose 2011. In a thrillingly close and controversial finish to the…

Two-Word Golden Rose 2011 Form Guide

Two-Word Golden Rose 2011 Form Guide

Racing fans it’s back, the famous Races.com.au two-word Group One race form guide that has been tipped as the best concise racing analysis for punters has returned in time for the opening elite level of the spring, the 2011 Golden Rose this Saturday. Only six three-year-olds are set to face off in the $1 million…

2011 Golden Rose Tips – Smart Missile to Fire

2011 Golden Rose Tips – Smart Missile to Fire

Tomorrow Group 1 racing for the spring season commences with Rosehill hosting the $1 million Golden Rose, and the two contenders that continue to come up in the Golden Rose 2011 tips are unsurprisingly Smart Missile and Helmet. Since Golden Rose betting opened at Australia’s No. 1 online bookmaker , the money has flowed in…

2011 Golden Rose Odds Take Flight

2011 Golden Rose Odds Take Flight

The roughie of the classic Golden Rose field this year is Scott Aspery’s able three-year-old Flight Of Pegasus, and despite connections being confident the horse deserves their chance on Saturday, 2011 Golden Rose odds continue to drift on the Fusaichi Pegasus gelding. One of six final acceptors for the $1 million Golden Rose (1400m) this…

Courage over Firepower in 2011 Golden Rose Stakes

Courage over Firepower in 2011 Golden Rose Stakes

Jockey Glyn Schofield is confident that a $50,000 venture by connections of his Golden Rose 2011 ride will pay off on Saturday, labelling Manawanui – brave or courageous in Maori – a genuine chance to defeat race favourite Smart Missile. Trainer Ron Leemon paid a hefty late entry to get progressive Oratorio gelding Manawanui into…

McDonald’s For Value in Golden Rose 2011 Odds

McDonald’s For Value in Golden Rose 2011 Odds

Record-breaking New Zealand apprentice hoop James McDonald can’t believe the generous odds on his 2011 Golden Rose mount Foxwedge, and is tipping an upset in the opening Group One showdown of the season this Saturday. The $1 million Golden Rose field this year features just six hopefuls, but the quality of contenders is second to…

2011 Golden Rose Betting a Two-Horse Race

2011 Golden Rose Betting a Two-Horse Race

After the announcement of the Golden Rose 2011 six-horse field on Tuesday, betting on the $1 million feature is dominated by odds-on favourite Smart Missile and the only galloper rated a chance of upsetting them, Helmet. The hype building up to the Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) at Rosehill this Saturday is nearing fever-pitch and…

Smart Missile Faces Five Rivals in Golden Rose 2011 Field

Smart Missile Faces Five Rivals in Golden Rose 2011 Field

A diminutive but high-class field of just six three-year-olds have been accepted for the 2011 Golden Rose, Anthony Cummings’ boom colt Smart Missile drawing barrier five for the $1 million Rosehill Gardens showdown on Saturday. Kicking off Group One racing for the season, this year’s Golden Rose field and barrier draw was released today by…

Golden Rose Nominations 2011 Cut to 10

Golden Rose Nominations 2011 Cut to 10

The list of hopeful three-year-olds heading towards a start in the opening Group 1 race of the season at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday has been reduced to 10 with Smart Missile to start the short-priced favourite in the 2011 Golden Rose. Anthony Cummings’ unbeaten Fastnet Rock colt Smart Missile headlines the 10 remaining nominees for…

Manawanui To Miss Spring Champion Stakes 2011

Manawanui To Miss Spring Champion Stakes 2011

Ron Leemon’s gun Oratorio gelding Manawanui is the most notable omission from the 2011 Spring Champion Stakes nominations, early entries for the Epsom Handicap Day feature taken this week by Racing NSW. Manawanui took his record to three wins from four starts last Saturday, the three-year-old the impressive four and a half length winner of…