News About Roy Higgins

Bring Me The Maid Continues Strong Form in 2014 Magic Night Stakes

Bring Me The Maid Continues Strong Form in 2014 Magic Night Stakes

Talented filly Bring Me The Maid has continued her sensational career start at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon, producing an incredible turn of foot to win the Group 2 Magic Night Stakes (1200m) and claim a ballot-free entry into next weekend’s Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m). Jumping poorly, Bring Me The Maid appeared up against the…

2014 Magic Night Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Magic Night Stakes Nominations Released

With a ballot-free entry into the 2014 Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) figuring as the major prize on this weekend, 21 classy fillies have nominated for a position in the Group 2 Magic Night Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens. One of the formed stables of the 2014 racing calendar so far, Team Hawkes are set…

A Time For Julia Continues Strong 2014 in Roy Higgins Tribute

A Time For Julia Continues Strong 2014 in Roy Higgins Tribute

Classy filly A Time For Julia has continued her strong start to 2014, producing a strong turn of foot in the final straight to claim the 2014 Group 3 Roy Higgins Tribute Quality (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Having jumped fairly, the talented daughter of Redoute’s Choice settled well within the pack, nearly six…

Bring Me The Maid Headlines 2014 Sweet Embrace Final Field

Bring Me The Maid Headlines 2014 Sweet Embrace Final Field

A largely inexperienced group of 11 fillies have been confirmed for the 2014 Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this weekend, including exciting Peter Moody-trained prospect Bring Me The Maid. Bring Me The Maid debuted on course in the Listed Sports 1000 (1000m) at Flemington on March 1st and produced a strong…

A Time For Julia Leads Roy Higgins Tribute Final Field

A Time For Julia Leads Roy Higgins Tribute Final Field

In honour of the late, great jockey-come-owner Roy Higgins, the 2014 Group 3 Wenona Girl Handicap (1200m) has assumed the name ‘The Roy Higgins Tribute Quality’ on this weekend’s Royal Randwick race card, and has been confirmed to host a particularly exciting list of 15 runners after the final field and barrier draw was released…

Bring Me The Maid Takes out Listed Sports 1000 Stakes

Bring Me The Maid Takes out Listed Sports 1000 Stakes

Talented two-year-old Bring Me The Maid has overcome an exciting field to win the Listed Sports 1000 Stakes (1000m) down the famous Flemington straight today. Having jumped fairly, the Sebring filly sat comfortably amongst the field in her first competitive start as a professional racer and allowed pre-post favourite Eloping to take up the pace,…

Smerdon Confident Shamal Wind Will Perform From Inside Barrier

Smerdon Confident Shamal Wind Will Perform From Inside Barrier

Having drawn barrier two for Saturday’s Oakleigh Plate (1100m), trainer Robert Smerdon is confident classy sprinter Shamal Wind will not be effected at all when gates open for the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday. Having echoed the words of renowned jockey Roy Higgins several years ago, Smerdon said the low barrier draw will…