News About Roman Consul Stakes

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Racing NSW has today confirmed a number of changes to programming and prize money throughout the forthcoming 2017 Spring Racing Carnival. Headlined by the inaugural running of the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Royal Randwick on October 14th, Racing NSW has restructured the Spring Carnival to favour sprinters, middle-distance horses and stayers, while also…

Jukebox Tuned for 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Jukebox Tuned for 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Undefeated Inglis Premier winning Jukebox is on track for his spring bid where the untapped Ciaron Maher-trained colt is set to target Flemington’s Coolmore Stud Stakes 2017 in November. A winner of his opening two career starts during the summer, Jukebox was a $200,000 buy from last year’s Inglis Premier Yearling Sale. He went some…

2016 Roman Consul Stakes Results: Russian Revolution Beats Astern

2016 Roman Consul Stakes Results: Russian Revolution Beats Astern

Peter & Paul Snowden’s talented colt Russian Revolution retained his undefeated status with an upset win over the Golden Rose winner and odds-on favourite Astern at Royal Randwick in the Roman Consul Stakes 2016 at Randwick. A winner of his three previous starts, the Snitzel colt came into the $300,000 Group 2 The Star Roman…

Roman Consul Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Roman Consul Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

All the money in 2016 Roman Consul Stakes betting is on the Golden Rose winner and odds-on favourite Astern to salute for the punters on Saturday, but is the John O’Shea-trained as sure a thing as the markets suggest? A final field of just eight three-year-olds faces off in the $300,000 Group 2 The Star…

2016 Roman Consul Stakes Field & Betting: Astern Odds-On

2016 Roman Consul Stakes Field & Betting: Astern Odds-On

Unsurprisingly the Godolphin-raced Golden Rose winner Astern has opened the odds-on favourite in the post-field Roman Consul Stakes 2016 betting markets for this weekend in Sydney. Running as Royal Randwick Race 6 at 2:40pm (AEST) as part of a bumper nine-race card for Epsom Handicap Day, this year’s $300,000 Group 2 The Star Roman Consul…

Astern Heads 2016 Roman Consul Stakes Nominations

Astern Heads 2016 Roman Consul Stakes Nominations

The John O’Shea-trained Golden Rose winner Astern is back racing at Royal Randwick on Saturday headlining the Roman Consul Stakes 2016 nominations for Epsom Handicap Day. Just nine three-year-olds are nominated for this weekend’s $300,000 Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes (1200m), but there is plenty of class among the youngsters entered for the set weights…

McDonald Rates Astern Ahead of Run To The Rose Return

McDonald Rates Astern Ahead of Run To The Rose Return

Ace Sydney-based jockey James McDonald has identified is mount in Saturday’s The Run To The Rose 2016 Astern as one of the horses to watch this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Prepared by John O’Shea, the Godolphin-raced Medaglia D’Oro colt has had four starts to date for three wins and McDonald has been aboard for all…

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Target for Defcon

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Target for Defcon

James Harron has confirmed the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Defcon would be kept to the spring sprints this season including a likely shot at Flemington’s Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 for the stable on Victoria Derby Day. Harron’s Bloodstock syndicate has enjoyed a stellar season around Sydney including the Golden Slipper success of Team Snowden’s superstar…

Exosphere Wins 2015 Roman Consul Stakes

Exosphere Wins 2015 Roman Consul Stakes

Superstar three-year-old Exosphere continued a top Epsom Handicap Day full of winning results for trainer John O’Shea and jockey James McDonald who combined for a third time in as many races to take out the Roman Consul Stakes 2015 with exciting stud prospect Exosphere. The nicely-bred son of Lonhro went into the $300,000 Group 2…

2015 Epsom Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Epsom Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

Today, Saturday October 3, the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival comes to a peak for Epsom Handicap Day 2015 featuring a triple shot of Group 1 action. It is a mostly sunny day trackside at Randwick Racecourse with zero chance of rain meaning the current Good (3) track rating is set to remain favouring the gallopers…