News About Sam Kavanagh

2016 Winter Challenge Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Winter Challenge Field and Barrier Draw

Ten runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Winter Challenge (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the season’s standout performers. Leading trainer Chris Waller is set to launch a multi-pronged attack on the 2016 Winter Challenge after confirming a total of three runners in the…

Capacity 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Field Confirmed

Capacity 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity field of sixteen will line up for New South Wales’ feature race this weekend following the release of the 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup final field and barrier draw this morning. As expected, leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has dominated the 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup field; accepting positions for six runners including…

Centre Pivot Ready for Festival Stakes

Centre Pivot Ready for Festival Stakes

Centre Pivot has pleased John Sargent since his first-up run a fortnight ago and the Randwick-based horseman is confident the five-year-old is primed for a strong performance in Saturday’s 2015 Festival Stakes (1500m). Centre Pivot clearly needed the run when resuming in August for seventh in the Jockey Celebration Day BM90 (1300m), but responded well…

2015 Scone Cup Winner Tales Of Grimm Fights Back

2015 Scone Cup Winner Tales Of Grimm Fights Back

After looking to have been run down in the closing stages of the feature race at Scone Racecourse on Friday the Sam Kavanagh-trained import Tales Of Grimm dug deep and fought back to hold off a fast finishing Frespanol in the Scone Cup 2015. Distorted Humor six-year-old Tales Of Grimm had been set by Kavanagh…

2015 Scone Cup Odds Update

2015 Scone Cup Odds Update

This afternoon the major race held at the NSW Hunter Region’s Scone Racecourse takes centre stage with the Scone Cup 2015, markets for the mile feature still a super close affair with six horses paying between $7 and $8.50 for the win. A total of 16 gallopers make up the field for the $200,000 Listed…

Williams Rides Tales Of Grimm in Scone Cup 2015

Williams Rides Tales Of Grimm in Scone Cup 2015

Ace hoop Craig Williams has been confirmed to ride Sam Kavanagh’s American-bred stayer Tales Of Grimm in the 2015 Scone Cup this Friday in country New South Wales. The headline race on the two day Scone Cup Carnival, this year’s $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m) attracted 21 nominations earlier in the week, one…

Tales Of Grimm After Doncaster Mile 2015 Fairytale

Tales Of Grimm After Doncaster Mile 2015 Fairytale

Sam Kavanagh’s promising English import Tales Of Grimm will continue his autumn bid in his second run down under on Saturday at Rosehill Gardens looking to earn a shot a fairytale win in the 2015 Doncaster Mile this April. The Distorted Humor six-year-old has won three of his 17 starts to date but it has…

Palazzo Pubblico On Trial for 2015 The Vanity

Palazzo Pubblico On Trial for 2015 The Vanity

Three-year-old filly Palazzo Pubblico has won all three of her starts this campaign and will vie for her fourth at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. However this win will mean that much more as trainer Sam Kavanagh revealed the filly will be on trial for a trip to Melbourne. Palazzo Pubblico will race against eight open-age…

2015 Blamey Stakes on the Cards for Tales Of Grimm

2015 Blamey Stakes on the Cards for Tales Of Grimm

Following an impressive barrier trial on Tuesday morning, trainer Sam Kavanagh is keen to test his latest British import in an Australian race. Six-year-old gelding Tales Of Grimm joined Kavanagh’s team on the back of a sixth place finish in the 28-strong field in the prestigious Royal Hunt Cup (1609m) in June last year but…

2015 Gosford Cup Results: Midsummer Sun Wins Again

2015 Gosford Cup Results: Midsummer Sun Wins Again

On Friday afternoon the Sam Kavanagh-trained Midsummer Sun defied his age and the history books to become the first back-to-back Gosford Cup winner since Dark Diamond back in 1971-72. The now seven-year-old Monsun import won last year’s race on the New South Wales Central Coast by a quarter-length but was even more impressive 12 months…