News About Romantic Touch

Hooked On Track for Standout Spring Carnival Campaign

Hooked On Track for Standout Spring Carnival Campaign

Hooked has been a strong and consistent performer for John Thompson since first appearing on course competitively in 2013, and the Randwick-based horseman is confident the five-year-old is primed for a standout campaign through the 2015 Spring Carnival.

Hooked is reportedly in great condition ahead of the 2015 Spring Carnival. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

Posting a commendable four wins and ...

Zoustar Confirmed for T.J. Smith Stakes Tilt

Zoustar Confirmed for T.J. Smith Stakes Tilt

Leading trainer Chris Waller has confirmed standout-out spring performer Zoustar will contest the Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes (1200m) in week one of The Championships on April 12th, despite a less-than-convincing first-up performance two weeks ago.

Trainer Chris Waller has confirmed Zoustar will line up for the T.J. Smith Stakes is just under two weeks. Photo: Race Horse ...

Dissident Claims Maiden Group 1 Victory in 2014 Randwick Guineas

Dissident Claims Maiden Group 1 Victory in 2014 Randwick Guineas

Seasoned jockey Jim Cassidy has made it 101 Group 1 victories at Royal Randwick this afternoon, claiming the featured Randwick Guineas (1600m) aboard classy three-year-old Dissident.

Dissident had beaten favourite El Roca to claim the 2014 Group 1 Randwick Guineas. Photo: Steve Hart

Having jumped only fairly, Dissident quickly recovered and took up the pace along with Romantic Touch...

Cassidy Confident in Zoustar First-up Today

Cassidy Confident in Zoustar First-up Today

Exciting colt Zoustar will return to the track for the first time in 2014 today, confirmed to line up for the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m), and jockey Jim Cassidy is confident of a strong first-up performance from the talented colt.

Zoustar has been confirmed for the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes first-up this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Having partnered Zoustar ...

2014 Randwick Guineas Nominations

2014 Randwick Guineas Nominations

In-form miler Dissident is aiming to continue his near-perfect start to 2014 at Royal Randwick this weekend, having been including in a talented list of 20 nominations for the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m).

Dissident has been included in nominations for the 2014 Randwick Guineas. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Having amassed two wins and five places from only ten ...

Dissident Claims 2014 Hobartville Stakes

Dissident Claims 2014 Hobartville Stakes

Peter Moody-trained Dissident has won a final straight sprint-off with Atlante to claim the 2014 Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this afternoon.

Dissident wins the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes 2014. Photo: Steve Hart

Having jumped fairly, Dissident pulled a near three-length gap with Romantic Touch over the back straight and rounding the bend, and looked ...

Eleven Confirmed for 2014 Hobartville Stakes

Eleven Confirmed for 2014 Hobartville Stakes

Trainer Gai Waterhouse will saddle three runners in the 2014 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday after this morning’s final field and barrier draw for the Group 2 feature confirmed appearances for Romantic Touch, Liberty’s Choice (barrier 2) and Woodbine (barrier 8).

Romantic Touch is one of three Gai Waterhouse-trained runners confirmed for the 2014 Hobartville Stakes. ...

2014 Hobartville Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Hobartville Stakes Nominations Released

A less-than capacity field appears likely for the 2014 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday after nominations for the Group 2 event revealed only eleven of a possible 13 spaces have been filled, including Dissident.

Dissident has been nominated for the 2014 Hobartville Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Despite being unable to claim a victory since ...

2014 Eskimo Prince Stakes Nominations Feature Dissident

2014 Eskimo Prince Stakes Nominations Feature Dissident

Talented colt Dissident has been included in the 2014 Eskimo Prince Stakes nominations and is set to return to the races in the Listed event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Dissident is set to face El Roca in the 2014 Eskimo Prince Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Dissident has performed well at the highest ...

Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2013 Betting & Odds

Caulfield Guineas Prelude 2013 Betting & Odds

After Saturday night’s AFL Grand Final the Melbourne sports action continues on Sunday at Caulfield Racecourse with attention turning to racing for Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day, one of the major support races on the program being the 2013 Caulfield Guineas Prelude.

Peter Snowden's Long John is favourite for both Sunday's Caulfield Guineas Prelude and the Group 1 ...