News About Joesph Pride

Hypurr Kicks off Down Under on Villiers Stakes Day 2012

Hypurr Kicks off Down Under on Villiers Stakes Day 2012

Former Hong Kong galloper Hypurr kicks off the final chapter of their career this Saturday when they make their down under debut for new trainer Joseph Pride in the 2012 Razor Sharp Handicap at Warwick Farm’s Villiers Stakes Day.

The Aussie-bred Fastnet Rock six-year-old is only lightly raced for their age having run 16 times for six wins, most notably…

2012 Missile Stakes Nominations

2012 Missile Stakes Nominations

Nominations for one of the 2012-13 Australian Racing season’s opening Group race features have now been released with 11 hopefuls currently entered for the Missile Stakes 2012 at Warwick Farm this Saturday.

Won 12 months ago by the subsequent Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes and All Aged Stakes runner-up Rain Affair, the $125,000 Group 3 Missile Stakes (1200m) has this…

Miss Keepsake Seeks Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara 2012

Miss Keepsake Seeks Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara 2012

The Joe Pride-trained Miss Keepsake will be out to add another Group 1 record to her title before retirment in the final elite level of the Australian thoroughbred racing season this Saturday when she lines up in the 2012 Tattersall’s Tiara at Eagle Farm.

The five-year-old Keeper mare was originally prepared in New Zealand by Andrew Scott before joining Pride’s…

Pride Taken by Neeson for 2012 BTC Cup

Pride Taken by Neeson for 2012 BTC Cup

Warwick Farm trainer Joe Pride is hoping Saturday will be the day his always honest galloper Neeson scores that elusive Group 1 victory when they take on a BTC Cup 2012 field absent of the likes of Black Caviar and Hay List.

This year’s $400,000 Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) has drawn 15 acceptors, and while there are a number…

Rain Affair Odds-On in Expressway Stakes 2012 Betting

Rain Affair Odds-On in Expressway Stakes 2012 Betting

Joe Pride’s superlative sprinter Rain Affair has opened the odds-on favourite to give jockey Corey Brown a successive hat-trick of wins in the 2012 Expressway Stakes at Rosehill this Saturday.

Brown has ridden the past two winners of the $200,000 Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m) and has high hopes that the ultra-consistent Commands four-year-old Rain Affair can make that three…

Sacred Choice Trials for 2012 Doncaster Mile

Sacred Choice Trials for 2012 Doncaster Mile

Joe Pride’s multiple Group 1 winner Sacred Choice is engaged in a Warwick Farm trial this Tuesday ahead of her autumn return, the smart Choisir mare preparing to defend her title in the Doncaster Mile 2012 later this season.

The $2.15 million earner was last seen running a brave second to Hurtle Myrtle in the Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington…

News Alert Tops 2012 Canterbury Classic Weights

News Alert Tops 2012 Canterbury Classic Weights

Joe Pride’s former champion News Alert has been allocated the topweight of the 10 Canterbury Classic 2012 entries, the seven-year-old to carry 60kg should they accept for this Friday night’s showdown.

Last seen holding on in a photo-finish victory over Rarefied in the Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) at Warwick Farm on December 17, Danehill Dancer seven-year-old News Alert is…

Rain Affair To Target 2012 Newmarket Handicap

Rain Affair To Target 2012 Newmarket Handicap

Warwick Farm trainer Joe Pride may have ruled out a clash with turf queen Black Caviar for his stable ace Rain Affair during the upcoming Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, but he still has Group 1 glory on the agenda for the impressive four-year-old with the Newmarket Handicap 2012 a possible target for Monday’s Carrington Stakes winner.

Commands gelding Rain Affair…

Razor Sharp Handicap 2011 Nominations

Razor Sharp Handicap 2011 Nominations

This Saturday Warwick Farm Racecourse will come to life with Villiers Stakes Day featuring a double shot of black type action, one of the meeting’s headline events being the 2011 Razor Sharp Handicap.

Supporting the Group 2 Villiers Stakes, the $100,000 Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) is shaping up as a limited-number showdown having attracted 12 horses at nomination stage…

Frank Underwood Cup 2011 Tips & Form Guide

Frank Underwood Cup 2011 Tips & Form Guide

While Sydney racing fans are sweating on whether the Canterbury racing program this Saturday will go ahead, heavy rainfall predicted to hit the already Heavy (9) track overnight, the Races.com.au team are optimistic the day will proceed as planned doing the form and providing our tips below on the meeting’s key event, the 2011 Frank Underwood Cup.

Scheduled to run…