News About James Harron

2017 Inglis Sires’ Stakes Betting: Frolic Favourite

2017 Inglis Sires’ Stakes Betting: Frolic Favourite

Michael Freedman’s Golden Slipper Stakes second placed filly Frolic is current favourite to continue her gun autumn with a win in Saturday’s Inglis Sires’ Stakes 2017 at Royal Randwick. The daughter of Husson has finished top two in all five of her career starts to date leading up to a possible run on Day 1…

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Target for Defcon

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Target for Defcon

James Harron has confirmed the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Defcon would be kept to the spring sprints this season including a likely shot at Flemington’s Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 for the stable on Victoria Derby Day. Harron’s Bloodstock syndicate has enjoyed a stellar season around Sydney including the Golden Slipper success of Team Snowden’s superstar…

2016 Golden Slipper Favourite Capitalist Ready to Trial

2016 Golden Slipper Favourite Capitalist Ready to Trial

Two-year-old Capitalist more than stamped his claims as one to watch when debuting for a resounding black type victory in October, and has been confirmed to partake in a Rosehill Gardens barrier trial on Tuesday morning. Jumping from the gates well in the Listed Breeders’ Plate (1000m), jockey Blake Shinn allowed the colt to stride…

Shamal Wind Fails to Fire in 2015 King’s Stand Stakes

Shamal Wind Fails to Fire in 2015 King’s Stand Stakes

Talented mare Shamal Wind was unable to produce her impressive Autumn Carnival form when fading late for a disappointing in last night’s Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) at the Royal Ascot Carnival. Shamal Wind was installed as outright second favourite for success in the hours leading up to jump in the 2015 King’s Stand…

2015 Royal Ascot Plans for Wandjina

2015 Royal Ascot Plans for Wandjina

The always optimistic Gai Waterhouse was quick to announce plans to send her exciting three-year-old Wandjina to Royal Ascot this season for a shot at the 2015 Diamond Jubilee Stakes before his retirement to stud in the spring. The Snitzel colt set a new benchmark for his sire when James Harron Bloodstock paid $1 million…

Waterhouse Wins 2015 Australian Guineas with Wandjina

Waterhouse Wins 2015 Australian Guineas with Wandjina

Adding to a massive day of racing for Sydney’s Gai Waterhouse, million dollar colt Wandjina lived up to his breeding and his hefty price tag with a gutsy all-the-way win in the Australian Guineas 2015 at Flemington Racecourse. Waterhouse only moments earlier won the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes in Sydney with her Doncaster Mile-bound mare…

Shamal Wind Leads Smerdon’s 2015 Oakleigh Plate Quinella

Shamal Wind Leads Smerdon’s 2015 Oakleigh Plate Quinella

Shamal Wind led a Robert Smerdon-trained quinella in the Oakleigh Plate 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse this Blue Diamond Stakes Day, the smart mare defeating stablemate Under The Louvre in the Group 1. A bumper field of 16 lined up in this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) and on the line Smerdon had the…

Golden Slipper 2012 Odds & Field Update

Golden Slipper 2012 Odds & Field Update

Following the weekend racing action there has been a number of notable updates to the field and early odds for Easter Saturday’s much awaited 2012 Golden Slipper showdown. The richest two-year-olds’ race in the world, the $3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) is set to highlight a bumper day’s racing at Rosehill Gardens…