News About James Harron

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.

Defcon is set to target the 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for James Harron Bloodstock. ...

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.

2016 Golden Slipper favourite Capitalist will trial at Rosehill on Tuesday morning. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well in the Listed Breeders’ ...

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 finished 13th in the 2015 King’s Stand Stakes. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

Shamal Wind was installed as outright second favourite for success in the hours ...

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.

Australian Guineas winner Wandjina is Royal Ascot-bound this June for a shot at the 2015 Diamond Jubilee Stakes before retiring to stud. ...

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.

Gai Waterhouse won her second Australian Guineas with Wandjina (2015) taking it out a decade after her first Al Maher ...

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.

Shamal Wind came from nowhere to win the 2015 Oakleigh Plate over her stablemate for Robert Smerdon-trained Group 1 quinella. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

A bumper field ...

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.

Raceway has eased in the 2012 Golden Slipper betting markets after losing the Skyline Stakes

The richest two-year-olds’ race in the world, the $3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) is ...