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Rosehill Guineas Day Race 9 – 2012 Birthday Card Stakes Final Field

Rosehill Guineas Day Race 9 – 2012 Birthday Card Stakes Final Field

A massive nine-race Rosehill Guineas Day program will come to a close this Saturday with the Birthday Card Stakes 2012, the final field and barriers for which have now been released. Due to jump at 5:30pm (NSW time) as Rosehill Race 9, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Ascend Sales Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) has lost…

2012 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations

2012 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations

One of the six Group race features scheduled to run at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday will be the fillies and mares Birthday Card Stakes 2012, a quality list of 20 nominations taken for the event today. The most notable nominee for this Saturday’s edition of the $125,000 Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) is last…

Snowden Ready for Derby Day Comeback

Snowden Ready for Derby Day Comeback

Putting behind him a disaster day on the track that was last Saturday at Eagle Farm, top Sydney trainer Peter Snowden is confident this weekend’s Stradbroke – Queensland Derby day double could be well within his reach. Originally it was the $500,000 Group 1 TJ Smith (1600m) Snowden looked to have in the bag for…

Hurtling Run in the Ripper on Way to Winter

Hurtling Run in the Ripper on Way to Winter

Smart Sydney mare Hurtle Myrtle from the stables of Warwick Farm horseman Matthew Smith lived up to her name at Eagle Farm today dashing away to record a tidy win in the $200,000 Group 2 Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m). Now set to tackle the $500,000 Group 1 Winter Stakes (1400m) at the end of the…

Ripper of a Race on Oaks Day

Ripper of a Race on Oaks Day

This Saturday all eyes will be on the smart line-up of fillies in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm, but earlier in the day another females-only showdown is shaping up as a ripper of a race. The $200,000 Group 2 Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m) for fillies and mares has attracted a capacity field of 18…

McEvoy Chooses Benfica

McEvoy Chooses Benfica

Kerrin McEvoy has opted to ride Benfica in the BRC Sires Produce Stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday. McEvoy had the choice between Peter Snowden pair Benfica and Free Wheeling, and ended up siding with Benfica because he believes the colt has a better racing style. “Benfica’s a horse that does everything right and Free…

Zero to Million Dollar Hero for Local

Zero to Million Dollar Hero for Local

Local Eagle Farm-based trainer Kelso Wood has his fingers crossed that his promising mare Zero Rock can produce a robust run at Eagle Farm this weekend and qualify for Saturday week’s $1 million Stradbroke Handicap. Five-year-old Danzero mare Zero Rock, a winner of 10 of her 22 starts to date, currently sits 31st on the…

Snowden Free Wheeling to Juvenile Whitewash

Snowden Free Wheeling to Juvenile Whitewash

Leading two-year-olds’ trainer of the season, Peter Snowden further improved his claims at securing a whitewash in the juvenile features after his Ad Valorem colt Free Wheeling ran the ideal TJ Smith trial with a win at Doomben on the weekend. Snowden and the Darley Racing operation have enjoyed a stranglehold over the elite level…

Kanzan Can In The Glenlogan Park Stakes

Kanzan Can In The Glenlogan Park Stakes

There was a mountain of money for Alverta in the lead up to the Glenlogan Park Stakes but in the end Darley once again reigned supreme with Kanzan getting to the line first. There was a lot more early speed in the race then expected with a good jump from the barriers which saw Lady’s…

Action Packed Hawkesbury Meet Witnesses Darley Trifecta

Action Packed Hawkesbury Meet Witnesses Darley Trifecta

The Darley Crown trifecta has been taken out by three Darley horses in a fitting finish at Hawkesbury’s stand-alone Saturday meeting today. Kanzan was the first passed the post, while Screen followed behind in second and Dysphonia was third. The final Darley runner only just missed out on providing her stable with the quadrella, and…