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2015 Winter Cup on way to Grafton for Dream Folk

2015 Winter Cup on way to Grafton for Dream Folk

Sydney horseman Gregory Hickman is hoping for a good run at Rosehill Gardens in Saturday’s Winter Cup with Dream Folk who heads towards the Grafton Cup next month. Formerly prepared by the late Guy Walter, 33-start galloper Dream Folk is a rising six-year-old son of Dream Ballad whose latest victory was over 2400m at Kembla…

Maximum Capacity Field for 2015 Parramatta Cup

Maximum Capacity Field for 2015 Parramatta Cup

All 15 horses nominated for the Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m) were acceptors in the final field released on Wednesday, which means the race is not only at capacity there’s also two emergency runners. The Parramatta Cup is one of four black-type races running at Rosehill this Saturday but the only one for potential stayers. David…

Honorius Tops 2015 Parramatta Cup Nominations

Honorius Tops 2015 Parramatta Cup Nominations

15 potential stayers are nominated for the Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m) at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, headlined by the David Payne-trained Honorius. The five-year-old horse is searching for his first win since the Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m) back in October 2013. He has enjoyed nine starts since then but has run unplaced in all…

Waller Dominates 2014 Colin Stephen Quality Nominations

Waller Dominates 2014 Colin Stephen Quality Nominations

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller, fresh off a Group 1 double across two states last weekend, plays another strong hand at Rosehill Gardens this weekend with five of the 11 nominees for the Colin Stephen Quality 2014. The handicap clash is one of five Group status races on the Sydney card on Saturday, the $125,000…

2014 Newcastle Cup Field & Odds

2014 Newcastle Cup Field & Odds

This Thursday the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival action moves to Newcastle Racecourse with the Newcastle Cup 2014 taking centre stage with a 15-horse field. Running as Race 7 at 4:40pm on the second day of the two meeting Newcastle Cup Carnival this year’s field for the $175,000 Group 3 XXXX Gold Newcastle Cup (2300m) is…

Queenstown Tops 2014 Newcastle Gold Cup Nominations

Queenstown Tops 2014 Newcastle Gold Cup Nominations

Gai Waterhouse’s Grafton Cup winning mare Queenstown will be out to improve on a last start failure at Wyong this Thursday having been nominated for the Newcastle Gold Cup 2014. The highlight of the two day Newcastle Cup Carnival, this year’s $175,000 Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup (2300m) has attracted 23 nominations with Queenstown sitting…

2014 Wyong Gold Cup Winner Multilateral Waller’s 4th

2014 Wyong Gold Cup Winner Multilateral Waller’s 4th

Sydney’s four time premiership winning trainer Chris Waller enjoyed another historical quartet on Friday when his progressive European import Multilateral handed him his fourth Wyong Gold Cup trophy. Securing his second win for the year Mizzen Mast gelding Multilateral improved on a last start fifth to stable mate Hoylonny at Rosehill over 1800m from mid-August…

2014 Grafton Cup Tips

2014 Grafton Cup Tips

Despite so many early scratchings, seven and counting, from the Grafton Cup 2014 field the Clarence River Jockey Club’s showcase race is still shaping up as a cracker with a number of livewire chances for punters to take note of. Running as Grafton Race 7 at 3:53pm this afternoon, the $150,000 Listed Grafton District Services…

Clark Tips Queenstown to Go The Distance in Grafton Cup

Clark Tips Queenstown to Go The Distance in Grafton Cup

Hot favourite for this afternoon’s 2014 Grafton Cup, Queenstown is ready to thrive over the distance according to jockey Tim Clark. Clark replaces Tommy Berry aboard the progressive Stratum mare, four-year-old Queenstown one of two in today’s $150,000 Listed GDSC Grafton Cup (2350m) for top Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse. Waterhouse has also accepted for the…

Brave Ali Latest 2014 Grafton Cup Scratching

Brave Ali Latest 2014 Grafton Cup Scratching

Today’s Grafton Cup 2014 field is down to 12 runners after originally drawing 19 final acceptors following yet another early scratching from the classic with Brave Ali coming out. The in-form Tony Gollan-trained seven-year-old was one of the top fancies for the $150,000 Listed GDSC Grafton Cup (2350m) that takes centre stage as Race 7…