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Ryan Prays for Dry 2013 Civic Stakes so Star Can Dance

Ryan Prays for Dry 2013 Civic Stakes so Star Can Dance

Local horseman Gerald Ryan is praying the weather in Sydney remains clear and the Rosehill track firms in time for Dances On Stars run in the Civic Stakes 2013 this weekend. There are sunny skies over the New South Wales’ capital today and with no more rain predicted over the next week Ryan is confident…

Praecido’s Shot at Civic Stakes 2013

Praecido’s Shot at Civic Stakes 2013

It has been a long time between wins for the David Payne-trained Praecido but their trainer is hoping they can break the drought when they return to racing, and return home to Sydney, for Saturday’s 2013 Civic Stakes. The five-year-old One Cool Cat gelding spent a brief summer stint racing in Adelaide under the care…

Ironstein Heads Gosford Gold Cup 2013 Nominations

Ironstein Heads Gosford Gold Cup 2013 Nominations

Veteran stayer Ironstein heads nominations for the Listed $125,000 2013 Gosford Gold Cup (2100m) which will take place next Thursday. The seven-year-old is one of 13 entries for the Gosford feature which will be his first start since the Melbourne Spring Carnival. While the son of Zabeel was unable to taste top honours during a…

Small Summer Cup 2012 Field Announced – Boxing Day Races

Small Summer Cup 2012 Field Announced – Boxing Day Races

Just seven horses will contest the Group 3 $125,000 2012 Summer Cup (2400m) which will take place at Rosehill on Boxing Day. The field may be small but there are still a number of in-form horses including Tony McEvoy’s European import Le Roi who will be chasing a fourth consecutive win when he runs from…

Summer Cup 2012 – Nominations Released

Summer Cup 2012 – Nominations Released

A strong 12-horse nominations list has been announced for the Group 3 $125,000 2012 Summer Cup (2400m) which will take place at Rosehill on Boxing Day. Among the list of experienced and emerging stayers is Cantonese who has been entered by trainer Bjorn Baker as a back-up in case travel plans to the 2013 Perth…

O’Hara on Standby for Festival Stakes Ride 2012

O’Hara on Standby for Festival Stakes Ride 2012

Kathy O’Hara is on standby for a ride in the feature Sydney Summer Carnival clash this weekend with trainer Bede Murray sweating on the availability of top hoop Hugh Bowman to ride their Hawkesbury Cup winner Darci Be Good in the 2012 Festival Stakes. O’Hara has been aboard Murray’s Darci Brahma four-year-old Darci Be Good…

2012 Festival Stakes Field & Barriers Released

2012 Festival Stakes Field & Barriers Released

A capacity field of gallopers has been accepted for the Festival Stakes 2012 at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, the handicap feature the latest black type race of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival. Due to jump as Rosehill Race 6 at 4:30pm (AEST) the $100,000 Blackwoods Stanley Dewalt Festival Stakes (1500m) this year drew a field…

Malavio Vies for 2012 Festival – Villiers Stakes Double

Malavio Vies for 2012 Festival – Villiers Stakes Double

Local Warwick Farm-based trainer Steve Englebrecht is looking forward to getting his smart Snitzel four-year-old Malavio back on the racecourse after a month break with the galloper eyeing off the Festival Stakes – Villiers Stakes 2012 double. The first leg of the double runs at Rosehill Gardens this weekend with Malavio one of 26 early…

Darci Be Good Wins 2012 Hawkesbury Cup

Darci Be Good Wins 2012 Hawkesbury Cup

Kembla Grange gelding Darci Be Good broke a 14-month winning drought when taking out the Group 3 2012 Hawkesbury Cup (1600m) on Thursday. The Bede Murray-trained four-year-old was positioned just behind the leaders and travelled comfortably throughout. When jockey Kathy O’Hara asked for an effort he duly responded and was too strong in the finish…

Strawberry Boy Tops 2012 Colin Stephen Quality Odds

Strawberry Boy Tops 2012 Colin Stephen Quality Odds

Ms Gai Waterhouse is gearing up for a super day at Rosehill Racecourse on Saturday saddling up three odds-on favourites at the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival meet, one of which is Strawberry Boy in the Colin Stephen Quality 2012. Earlier in the day Waterhouse’s Cox Plate-bound supermare More Joyous will start at a Black Caviar…