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Bumper 2013 Sebring HKJC Stakes Field Released

Bumper 2013 Sebring HKJC Stakes Field Released

The Golden Slipper Day racing action at Rosehill this Saturday is set to come to a close with a capacity field of sprinters facing off in the Sebring HKJC Stakes 2013 which is due to jump as Race 9 at 5:20pm (ASEST).

See The World seeks back-to-back Rosehill wins in Saturday's 2013 Sebring HKJC Stakes. Photo: Steven Hart.

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Star Of Octagonal Ready for Weighty 2012 Scone Cup

Star Of Octagonal Ready for Weighty 2012 Scone Cup

Todd Howlett-trained gelding Star Of Octagonal heads into today’s Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (1600m) in sensational form after winning the Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury last start.

The Octagonal five-year-old has won twice and placed four times from six starts in 2012 with one highlight coming in the form of a runner-up finish to Niagara in the Group 2 ...

Scone Cup 2012 – Tipping Guide

Scone Cup 2012 – Tipping Guide

A bumper two-day Scone Carnival kicks off tomorrow and the major highlight is the Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup that will take place as the opening day feature race.

Current favourite is John O’Shea-trained gelding Lightinthenite ($2.90) who is coming off a first-up win at Randwick and will carry the minimum weight of 54.5kg.

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Mr Tipsy Outside 2012 Scone Cup Chance

Mr Tipsy Outside 2012 Scone Cup Chance

Experienced gelding Mr Tipsy will be racing for the first time in 2012 when he lines up in a quality field in the Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (1600m) on Friday.

The Montjeu seven-year-old has not raced since the Summer Cup on Boxing Day and trainer Bjorn Baker will be hoping he can produce the sort of first-up effort he ...

Scone Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Scone Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A bumper two-day carnival of racing kicks off at Scone on Friday and one of the highlight races is the Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (2000m).

Thirteen horses were today named in the final field to contest the event including last-start winner Star Of Octagonal who will carry the top weight of 58kg.

The Todd Howlett-trained gelding is fresh ...

Brisbane Could Follow 2012 Scone Cup for Lightinthenite

Brisbane Could Follow 2012 Scone Cup for Lightinthenite

Promising gelding Lightinthenite could be headed to the Brisbane Winter Carnival following Friday’s Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup (1600m).

The John O’Shea-trained four-year-old has been particularly impressive as he has gradually raced at longer distances, boasting a record of five wins from nine starts.

His trainer believes he will only get better as the distances increase even more and ...

Pride Slams Tiger Tees 2012 Stradbroke Handicap Weight

Pride Slams Tiger Tees 2012 Stradbroke Handicap Weight

Joe Pride is shocked with the weight his progressive four-year-old Tiger Tees received for next month’s 2012 Stradbroke Handicap in Brisbane, the Warwick Farm horseman speaking out about the allocation.

Dubawi four-year-old Tiger Tees copped 53kg for the $1 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), Queensland’s richest race to run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday June 9.

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Lightinthenite Ready for Scone Cup 2012

Lightinthenite Ready for Scone Cup 2012

Promisng John O’Shea-trained gelding Lightinthenite will take on a host of more experienced horses in Friday’s Listed $180,000 2012 Scone Cup in what will be just his second start this year.

The son of Galileo won his last start at Randwick on April 21 ahead of Emancipation Stakes winner Skyerush and has produced consistent performances throughout his young career....

Star Of Octagonal Eyes Stradbroke Handicap 2012

Star Of Octagonal Eyes Stradbroke Handicap 2012

Cessnock horseman Todd Howlett is considering a 2012 Stradbroke Handicap start for his weekend winner Star Of Octagonal, the in-form five-year-old having scored a nice win in the Rowley Mile at Hawkesbury.

Racing for the first time since their distant second to Niagara in the Group 2 Ajax Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill back on March 31, Octagonal gelding Star ...

Rowley Mile 2012 – Tipping Guide

Rowley Mile 2012 – Tipping Guide

With the sun currently shining in Hawkesbury and expected to continue into tomorrow, a quality day of racing is expected and one of the key races is the Listed $150,000 2012 Rowley Mile (1600m).

Ten quality horses were earlier this week named in the final field for the feature race including talented Gai Waterhouse-trained pair Western Symbol and Fast ...