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2015 Wyong Cup Bid for Canny Ballad

2015 Wyong Cup Bid for Canny Ballad

Randwick-based trainer John Thompson will saddle-up Canny Ballad at Rosehill Gardens this weekend for the galloper’s first run under his care with an eye on a Wyong Cup 2015 start in September.

Canny Ballad (outside) is 2015 Wyong Cup bound this September but runs at Rosehill this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

A winner of five of his 26 starts to ...

Bennetta Out to Break Drought in Wet Toy Show Quality

Bennetta Out to Break Drought in Wet Toy Show Quality

The big wet may have hit Sydney leading to a likely Heavy-rated Randwick track for Saturday’s Warwick Stakes meeting but Grahame Begg’s classy mare Bennetta is out to break her own drought not having won since February last year.

Bennetta looks a genuine hope for this weekend's 2014 Toy Show Quality at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

The now five-year-old ...

Show County Quality 2014 Betting Tips

Show County Quality 2014 Betting Tips

The Sydney Spring Racing Carnival lead-up races are in full swing at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday including some top class sprinters facing off in the 2014 Show County Quality.

Oakfield Commands is the upset 2014 Show County Quality tip from the Races.com.au team. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 11 in the field for this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Show ...

Terravista Heads 2014 Show County Quality Odds

Terravista Heads 2014 Show County Quality Odds

Joe Pride has another good line-up of runners on Warwick Stakes Day this weekend including the clear favourite to win the Show County Quality 2014Terravista.

First-up specialist Terravista is favourite for Saturday's 2014 Show County Quality. Photo: Steve Hart.

First-up for the new season, Captain Rio five-year-old Terravista is one of 11 hopefuls making up the field ...

Oakfield Commands to Enjoy Wet Show County Quality 2014

Oakfield Commands to Enjoy Wet Show County Quality 2014

Gerald Ryan’s veteran sprinter Oakfield Commands is one of the known mudlarks set to appreciate a likely bog track and Royal Randwick this weekend for his run in the 2014 Show County Quality.

Oakfield Commands is out to retain his flawless record for new trainer Gerald Ryan on Saturday in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Drawing 19 nominations, this ...

Waller Boasts Numbers in 2014 Show County Quality Nominations

Waller Boasts Numbers in 2014 Show County Quality Nominations

Chris Waller boasts big numbers in two of the Randwick features this weekend including nine of the 19 early entries for the Show County Quality 2014.

Junoob is one of nine 2014 Show County Quality nominees for trainer Chris Waller. Photo: Steve Hart.

He has dually nominated for a swarm of his spring stars on the Sydney race card ...

2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Hope Rubick Falls Ill

2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Hope Rubick Falls Ill

Early spring plans for Gerald Ryan’s Coolmore Stud Stakes 2014 bound colt Rubick have been interrupted after the stable star contracted a virus.

Rubick is suffering from a virus but is still targeting the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Speaking to the media on Saturday after his smart sprinter Oakfield Commands won the $85,000 TAB ...

2014 Civic Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Civic Stakes Betting Tips

The feature race in Sydney this weekend runs at Rosehill Racecourse with the Civic Stakes 2014 taking centre stage.

Generalife is the Races.com.au tip to win Sydney's 2014 Civic Stakes this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 11 hopefuls in the mix for this year’s $100,000 Listed Civic Stakes (1350m) running as Sydney Race 6 at 3:15pm (AEST).

Of those ...

Team Cummings Hit The Peak in Civic Stakes 2014

Team Cummings Hit The Peak in Civic Stakes 2014

Maestro horseman Bart Cummings is hoping Saturday’s 2014 Civic Stakes will see the career resurgence of former boom Singapore sprinter The Peak.

Singapore import The Peak runs in the Civic Stakes 2014 in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Cummings, 86, has been training in partnership with his grandson James for just over 12 months enjoying 42 ...

Ryan Pleased with Pair Ahead of 2014 Civic Stakes

Ryan Pleased with Pair Ahead of 2014 Civic Stakes

Trainer Gerald Ryan is confident of success in this weekend’s Listed Civic Stakes (1350m) at Rosehill Gardens, saddling two chances in Oakfield Commands and outsider Capital Commander who have each drawn favourable barriers.

Oakfield Commands is one of two Gerald Ryan-trained runners confirmed for the 2014 Civic Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Beginning his racing career under the guidance of ...