News About John Messara

2015 Golden Slipper Dream Begins for Stay With Me

2015 Golden Slipper Dream Begins for Stay With Me

Victorian trainer David Hayes has very fond memories of Miss Finland and hopes to win this year’s Golden Slipper 2015 with one of the mighty mare’s progeny Stay With Me who debuts this weekend. Owner-breeder John Messara sent Hayes Redoute’s Choice filly Miss Finland in 2005 with the superstar winning the Group 1 Golden Slipper…

Panzer Division No 2014 Golden Rose Certainty

Panzer Division No 2014 Golden Rose Certainty

Connections of the weekend’s Ming Dynasty Quality Handicap winner Panzer Division are keeping their cards close to their chests yet to confirm or deny the Paul Messara-trained colt’s acceptance into the 2014 Golden Rose field. The line-up for Sydney’s opening Group 1 race of the season is starting to take shape with final acceptances for…

Rekindled Alliance Chance for 2012 Rosehill Guineas Field

Rekindled Alliance Chance for 2012 Rosehill Guineas Field

After their solid performance third-up at Rosehill Gardens over the weekend the Paul Messara-trained Rekindled Alliance has been nominated for what could be their second Group 1 career run in the Rosehill Guineas 2012 this Saturday. The Redoute’s Choice colt showed nice improvement from their two opening runs, a fourth to Hot Snitzel in the…

Stud Hero Danzero Returns to Garden State

Stud Hero Danzero Returns to Garden State

One of Australian racing’s best performing stallions, Group 1 winner Danzero will return to Victoria to continue his career at stud in the state where he was trained during his time on the track. The first Group 1 winner for champion American sire Danehill, Danzero was a top class juvenile who won the 1994 Golden…