News About Squamosa

Spring Pride on the Line in Missile Stakes

Spring Pride on the Line in Missile Stakes

Joseph Pride will put the Sydney Spring Carnival claims of two of his promising gallopers on the line at Randwick this Saturday, the Warwick Farm-based trainer accepting both Rain Affair and Neeson for the $125,000 Group 3 Missile Stakes (1200m). Of the two stablemates, Rain Affair is the most recognisable name, the Commands four-year-old gathering…

Toorak Toff Back in Work

Toorak Toff Back in Work

The on again off again racing career of Toorak Toff seems to be on again after trainer Rick Hore-Lacy confirmed that the horse would return to his Caulfield stables after recovering from a bout of travel sickness. Toorak Toff was retired in December last year after he was comprehensively beaten in a 1000m race at…

Squamosa Quashed as Roughie Scores Takeover Target Title

Squamosa Quashed as Roughie Scores Takeover Target Title

Warwick Farm-based trainer Joseph Pride’s emerging galloper Title caused a boilover in Friday’s $100,000 Listed Takeover Target Stakes (1200m) at Gosford, the double-figure outsider cruising to a commanding win as odds-on favourite Squamosa faded to finish at the back of the field. The Gai Waterhouse-trained Not A Single Doubt colt Squamosa, runner-up in the 2010…

Squamosa On Target to Takeover

Squamosa On Target to Takeover

There looks to be little standing in the way of Gai Waterhouse’s remarkable young sprinter Squamosa securing their second win for the season at Gosford on Friday, the Group 1 performer having drawn ideally for their Takeover Target Stakes assignment. Not A Single Doubt colt Squamosa showed their potential right from the get go last…

Border Rebel Looking to Takeover Again

Border Rebel Looking to Takeover Again

Border Rebel will be looking to turn around his poor form from the Stradbroke Handicap, when he lines up in search of a second consecutive Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford on Friday. Border Rebel won the race in controversial fashion last year when he was ridden by apprentice Tim Bell. Kerrin McEvoy fell from the…

Rawiller Well-Weighted to Takeover

Rawiller Well-Weighted to Takeover

Nash Rawiller is over the moon with the weight Gai Waterhouse’s star colt Squamosa has been allocated for this Friday’s Takeover Target Stakes, Sydney’s top jockey now confirmed to ride the headline contender in the Gosford feature. Racing NSW announced the weights for the $100,000 Listed Takeover Target Stakes (1200m) on Tuesday, Group 1 performer…

Rawiller Wants the Century Not the Tiara

Rawiller Wants the Century Not the Tiara

Sydney’s ace jockey Nash Rawiller has opted to bypass riding in the season’s final elite level feature in Brisbane this weekend and will instead continue to chase his 100 city winning rides at home. Eagle Farm Racecourse will be host to a premier day’s racing this Saturday, the meeting headlined by the concluding Group 1…

Squamosa Squashes Randwick Rivals on Return

Squamosa Squashes Randwick Rivals on Return

Last year’s Golden Rose runner-up Squamosa showed they had lost none of their shine after a lengthy spell, the Not A Single Doubt colt storming home for a classy victory in the $100,000 Listed June Stakes (1100m) at Randwick on Saturday. One of 2010’s most promising two-year-olds, Squamosa’s most recent start was back in August…

Darley Train Rolls into Randwick

Darley Train Rolls into Randwick

While Sheikh Mohammed’s Darley Racing operation and their chief trainer Peter Snowden attempt a five-from-five whitewash in this year’s juvenile Group 1’s at Brisbane on Saturday, they will also be keeping an eye on the performance of Skytrain at Randwick. Five-year-old Lonhro gelding Skytrain resumes racing after a lengthy six month spell when they run…

Jest Crewsin to Another Stakes Win

Jest Crewsin to Another Stakes Win

Trainer Jan Bowen has planned an assault on a number of black type events for Jest Crewsin, while the five year old remains under the radar of New South Wales Handicappers. Bowen believes that Jest Crewsin can confirm himself as one of Sydney’s top off-season stakes class sprinters with a win in the listed June…