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Hawkesbury Gold Cup 2012 Odds and Tips

Hawkesbury Gold Cup 2012 Odds and Tips

The Group 3 2012 Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m) takes place today and if the market is anything to go by it is set to be a close contest. Gai Waterhouse-trained topweight Kontiki Park ($4) is the favourite but there are plenty close in the betting . At $6 is the in-form Merlin Mustang who is…

2012 Epsom Handicap Hope Ambidexter Darley’s Sole Starter

2012 Epsom Handicap Hope Ambidexter Darley’s Sole Starter

Peter Snowden and the Darley stable have ruled out all but one of their spring stars for the big ones at Royal Randwick this Saturday with Ambidexter in the Epsom Handicap 2012 their sole Group 1 chance at the major Sydney Spring Racing Carnival meeting. The four-year-old Commands stallion, a close fourth in both the…

Shannon Stakes 2012 Won By Rolling Pin – Race 5 Results

Shannon Stakes 2012 Won By Rolling Pin – Race 5 Results

The Group 2 Shannon Stakes has been won Rolling Pin at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse today September 29, 2012. Rolling Pin survived a protest from second place-getter Offenders to win the race by a head. Race favourite Fat Al finished in third, while Levi’s Choice crossed the line in fourth position. Jockey Corey Brown was adamant…

2012 Shannon Stakes Betting – Fat Al Odds-On

2012 Shannon Stakes Betting – Fat Al Odds-On

Current Epsom Handicap second pick Fat Al has opened the odds-on favourite to win the Shannon Stakes 2012 at Rosehill Racecourse on Saturday, Gai Waterhouse’s progressive four-year-old racing second-up for the season. A dual Group 3 winner during April at Randwick winning the Carbine Club Stakes – Frank Packer Plate double over 1600m and 2000m…

Fat Al Heads Shannon Stakes 2012 Field

Fat Al Heads Shannon Stakes 2012 Field

One of the top fancies for Saturday week’s Epsom Handicap, Fat Al lines up for their latest assignment in the 2012 Shannon Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. The smart Gai Waterhouse-trained Al Maher four-year-old is one of just eight horses accepted to contest the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) on Saturday, Fat Al…

2012 Shannon Stakes Nominations Feature Epsom Hopes

2012 Shannon Stakes Nominations Feature Epsom Hopes

This Saturday Rosehill Gardens will come to life with four Group races to run, one of which is the Shannon Stakes 2012 where a number of Epsom Handicap hopefuls are due to face off. The $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) has this year attracted just 11 nominations, two which come off a last-start victory…

Rolling Pin Scores Upset Win in 2012 Cameron Handicap

Rolling Pin Scores Upset Win in 2012 Cameron Handicap

Gwenda Markwell-trained gelding Rolling Pin broke a race record when leading from start to finish to claim victory in the Group 3 2012 Cameron Handicap (1500m) at Newcastle today. The five-year-old was rated a $14.00 chance at race jump but was too good for his more highly-rated rivals who were unable to match the slick…

Kontiki Park Leads 2012 Cameron Handicap Odds

Kontiki Park Leads 2012 Cameron Handicap Odds

Premier Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse is looking to have a stranglehold over today’s Newcastle race meeting saddling up the favourites in both of the black type features including Kontiki Park who has opened top of the Cameron Handicap 2012 odds. Earlier in the day all attention will be on Spring Champion Stakes bound Proisir who…

Aurie’s Star Handicap 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Aurie’s Star Handicap 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A strong 13-horse field has been named to contest Melbourne’s first stakes race of the season in the Group 3 $150,000 2012 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington. Topping the weights at 60kg is British import Midas Touch who will be ridden by globetrotting jockey Craig Williams from the inside barrier. The Robert Hickmott-trained six-year-old…

McDonald’s Boom Start to the Spring Carnival

McDonald’s Boom Start to the Spring Carnival

New Zealand’s ace apprentice hoop James McDonald made a promising start to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival at Flemington on Saturday, the in-demand 19-year-old riding Queensland raider Temple Of Boom to an impressive win in the $15,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m). After three earlier rides on the Flemington card, the best of which…