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Sebring Sun is Portelli’s 2015 Golden Slipper Hope

Sebring Sun is Portelli’s 2015 Golden Slipper Hope

Gary Portelli is hopeful that sixth time is the charm for him in the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) on March 21. The trainer has yet to finish in the first three in the prestigious $3.5 million race with any of his five runners but is this year pinning his hopes squarely on Sebring Sun’s shoulders.

Sebring Sun will ...

No Trial for 2015 Widden Stakes Hope Calaverite

No Trial for 2015 Widden Stakes Hope Calaverite

Sydney’s John O’Shea has opted not to trial his Group 1 autumn hope Calaverite before the young filly contests the Widden Stakes 2015 at Rosehill Gardens at the end of the month.

Gimcrack Stakes winner Calaverite races again in the 2015 Widden Stakes without an earlier Rosehill trial. Photo: Steve Hart.

He has the Godolphin-owned daughter of Lonhro scheduled ...

O’Shea Readies Juvenile Team for 2015 Autumn Carnival

O’Shea Readies Juvenile Team for 2015 Autumn Carnival

When John O’Shea took over the position of head trainer for Godolphin last May he was told to focus on the juvenile team. He now has an impressive team of juveniles that will all be aimed at the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on March 21.

Golden Slipper favourite Ottoman is part of a strong juvenile ...

Berry Keen to Ride Vancouver in Autumn Despite “Lazy” Trial

Berry Keen to Ride Vancouver in Autumn Despite “Lazy” Trial

Champion hoop Tommy Berry is still keen to ride two-year-old colt Vancouver during the 2015 autumn carnival despite a lackluster barrier trial on Thursday morning.

Vancouver is on the fifth line of betting for the Golden Slipper on March 21. Photo by Steve Hart.

Vancouver debuted to win the Listed Thoroughbred Breeders’ Plate (1000m) back in October. The colt was ...

Ottoman Tops Tight Early 2015 Golden Slipper Odds

Ottoman Tops Tight Early 2015 Golden Slipper Odds

As the first Group races of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival approach the futures odds on the features including the Golden Slipper 2015 start to become clearer with Ottoman early favourite for the two-year-old’s feature.

Ottoman is the early 2015 Golden Slipper favourite for March’s lucrative race for juveniles in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

The richest race for the age ...

Ambitious Waterhouse to Have “Up To Six” Starters in 2015 Golden Slipper

Ambitious Waterhouse to Have “Up To Six” Starters in 2015 Golden Slipper

Gai Waterhouse is looking to beat her own record of five runners in the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) on March 21 after announcing she could saddle “up to six” horses in the $3.5 million race.

Vancouver is one of six potential starts for Gai Waterhouse in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper on March 21. Photo by Steve Hart.

Flamboyant ...

No Blue Diamond for 2015 Golden Slipper-Bound Headwater

No Blue Diamond for 2015 Golden Slipper-Bound Headwater

After being the most notable omission from this week’s Blue Diamond Stakes second declarations the Hawkes Racing-trained Headwater will now focus solely on a Golden Slipper 2015 campaign in the autumn.

The 2015 Golden Slipper and not the Blue Diamond Stakes is now the autumn focus for the Team Hawkes-trained Headwater. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Close to 200 two-year-olds were ...

Furnaces Leads 2015 Golden Slipper Betting

Furnaces Leads 2015 Golden Slipper Betting

Godolphin’s impressive debut winner from October Furnaces now leads the futures Golden Slipper 2015 betting markets for next autumn’s classic following the withdrawal of the injured Aegean Sea from the markets.

Rosehill winner on debut Furnaces is the early 2015 Golden Slipper betting favourite. Photo: Steve Hart.

Clarry Conners’s very promising hope for the $3.5 million Group 1 ...

Voilier Spelled Ahead of 2015 Golden Slipper Preparation

Voilier Spelled Ahead of 2015 Golden Slipper Preparation

Voilier won the Sire Custodians 2YO Plate (1100m) on Saturday and trainer Gary Nickson has already sent the two-year-old to the spelling paddock ahead of a 2015 autumn campaign that will likely include the $3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) on March 21.

Sire Custodians Plate winner Voilier has been sent to the spelling paddock ahead of a dominate ...

Aegean Sea Out of 2015 Golden Slipper Due to Leg Injury

Aegean Sea Out of 2015 Golden Slipper Due to Leg Injury

Clarry Conners’ chances at winning the 2015 Golden Slipper have greatly diminished after Aegean Sea was sidelined for six months due to a leg injury.

Aegean Sea has been ruled out of the 2015 Golden Slipper after injuring her leg. Photo by Steve Hart.

Aegean Sea missed a scheduled run on Saturday due to the injury and the long ...