News About Mossfun

Alpha Miss Up to Manikato Stakes Class

Alpha Miss Up to Manikato Stakes Class

Alpha Miss returned to racing for an impressive win at Group 2 level a fortnight ago, and leading hoop Craig Williams believes the performance underlines the classy mare as a serious chance for success in Friday’s featured Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley. Jumping from the gates well in the Schillaci Stakes (1000m)…

Delectation Scores Narrow 2015 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Win

Delectation Scores Narrow 2015 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Win

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller celebrated his first Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day win for 2015 in race five with jockey Hugh Bowman bagging a double thanks to a gutsy effort from Delectation in the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint at Royal Randwick. In a field of 10 Waller’s Shamardal gelding Delectation and Bowman, who won the day’s…

Shamalia Wins 2015 Birthday Card Stakes

Shamalia Wins 2015 Birthday Card Stakes

Golden Slipper Day kicked off at Rosehill this afternoon with the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m), which saw eight fillies and mares battle it out. Team Hawkes’ Mossfun wore side winkers to increase her chances at winning the race after running a disappointing sixth in her first two starts this campaign. The going was…

2015 Birthday Card Stakes Betting: Top Three Hard to Split

2015 Birthday Card Stakes Betting: Top Three Hard to Split

The Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m), kicking off the race meeting at Rosehill this Saturday, has seen a mass exodus of late with three runners all getting scratched from the race in the past 24 hours. David Pfieffer’s Atmospherical was scratched in favour of the Group The Galaxy (1100m), for which she was first…

Mossfun Drawn Wide in 2015 Birthday Card Stakes Field

Mossfun Drawn Wide in 2015 Birthday Card Stakes Field

Team Hawkes’ Mossfun will return to Rosehill one year after winning the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) but in different circumstances. While a new batch of promising two-year-olds will contest the $3.5 million feature race this Saturday, Mossfun will run in the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) worth just $150,000. Mossfun missed out on…

2015 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations Feature Mossfun

2015 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations Feature Mossfun

Nominations for the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) closed yesterday morning, with 15 fillies and mares declaring their interest in the sprint race. Featured in the field, just shy of headlining it, is the Team Hawkes-trained Mossfun. The three-year-old filly had a fantastic autumn campaign last autumn that saw her win the Group 1…

Top Sprinters In 2015 TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

Top Sprinters In 2015 TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

The 2015 T.J. Smith Stakes first acceptances have been released and the majority of the best sprinters in Australia all remain on track to contest the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on the opening day of The Championships. Lankan Rupee stamped himself as the highest-rated sprinter in the world with an explosive victory in…

2015 Challenge Stakes Short Trip to Suit Mossfun

2015 Challenge Stakes Short Trip to Suit Mossfun

After missing the entire spring carnival due to a virus, there was always going to be a question regarding Mossfun’s first run in ten months. The Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) winner resumed in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on February 14 and while connections were lenient with their expectations considering…

2015 Challenge Stakes Race Tips

2015 Challenge Stakes Race Tips

The 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival is heating up in Sydney this weekend with an action-packed race meeting at Royal Randwick Racecourse. The Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) is the key supporting race, attracting a field of nine sprinters. The betting remains fairly open at with all but one runner offering single figure odds, although Rubick…

Kuro Tops 2015 Fireball Quality Field & Odds

Kuro Tops 2015 Fireball Quality Field & Odds

Joe Pride’s Group 1 placegetter Kuro returns to racing on Randwick Guineas Day this weekend and is sitting top of the markets for the Fireball Quality 2015 in Sydney. The Denham colt is one of 12 remaining three-year-olds in the last at Randwick on Saturday after the early withdrawal of Mossfun from the $125,000 Listed…