News About John Singleton

Kiss And Make Up Primed for Golden Slipper 2016

Kiss And Make Up Primed for Golden Slipper 2016

Trainer Gai Waterhouse has been thrilled with the form displayed by two-year-old Kiss And Make Up and is confident the colt has the class to win Saturday’s featured Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens. Kiss And Make Up is yet to taste anything but success through his short racing career so far, but…

Crown Oaks 2015 Odds Update: Dawnie Perfect Scratched

Crown Oaks 2015 Odds Update: Dawnie Perfect Scratched

Only 11 fillies remain in the 2015 Crown Oaks field and betting markets for the big one at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon after the scratching of Clarry Conners’ chance at a fourth success Dawnie Perfect. Conners’ three previous VRC Crown Oaks winners were Research (1988), Arborea (1993) and Dear Demi (2012). He looked to have…

No All Aged Stakes for Dear Demi

No All Aged Stakes for Dear Demi

Talented Group 1 winner Dear Demi has been sold to Japanese interests and retired from Australian racing effective immediately, ruling out a previously-outlined tilt at Saturdays’ Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick. Dear Demi has been a standout performer for veteran trainer Clarry Conners since first appearing on track competitively in late 2011…

Dear Demi Takes Out 2014 Stocks Stakes

Dear Demi Takes Out 2014 Stocks Stakes

The Caulfield Cup odds of talented mare Dear Demi have been slashed after she upset Commanding Jewel to win the 2014 Stocks Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight. Dear Demi was positioned just behind the leaders Solicit and Commanding Jewel in the early stages of the Stocks Stakes and tracked into the race beautifully coming around the…

2014 TAB Rewards Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2014 TAB Rewards Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

The final field for the 2014 Group 3 TAB Rewards Stakes (1400m) has outlined a classy field of 10, with several runners poised to make their first-up appearances for 2014 in race 6 at Caulfield this Saturday. John Singleton-owned Strawberry Boy is one such runner pencilled in to open his 2014 account in the TAB…

Dear Demi after 2013 Mackinnon Stakes – Melbourne Cup Double

Dear Demi after 2013 Mackinnon Stakes – Melbourne Cup Double

After a stellar performance to run third in the Caulfield Cup over the weekend, Dear Demi will be aimed at a testing spring double targeting both the Mackinnon Stakes and then the 2013 Melbourne Cup just three days later. Clarry Conners’ smart Dehere mare produced an eye-catching effort on Saturday when working her way from…

Rebel Dane Tops Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Odds 2013

Rebel Dane Tops Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Odds 2013

Gary Portelli’s Group 1 preforming four-year-old Rebel Dane has opened top of the odds to break through at elite level and salute as the 2013 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes betting favourite at Caulfield Racecourse this Sunday. With the AFL Grand Final dominating sports proceedings this Saturday, Melbourne racing will take place on Sunday with the…

More Joyous Controversy Rages On As Waterhouse Charged Again

More Joyous Controversy Rages On As Waterhouse Charged Again

The More Joyous saga has taken another turn with trainer Gai Waterhouse charged by Racing New South Wales stewards for failing to report that the champion mare showed signs of lameness before running in the 2013 Group 1 Queen of the Turf Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens on April 6. According to evidence that was reported…

More Joyous Retired – Frankel Date Calls

More Joyous Retired – Frankel Date Calls

The former Gai Waterhouse-trained glamour mare More Joyous has officially been retired and if all goes to plan the eight time Group 1 champion will be served by the world’s former top-rated racehorse Frankel in the UK. Despite her final turf appearance being a disappointing second last behind All Too Hard in the Group 1…

Retirement On The Cards For Injured More Joyous

Retirement On The Cards For Injured More Joyous

More Joyous could be retired following her disappointing effort in the Group 1 All Aged Stakes last month. The More Than Ready mare placed seventh in the $400,000 race in a performance that initiated the massive fall out between Gai Waterhouse and owner John Singleton. This resulted in a well-publicized stewards investigation and the removal…