News About Sydney Summer Racing

Godolphin Juvenile Ottoman Set to Impress on Debut at Rosehill

Godolphin Juvenile Ottoman Set to Impress on Debut at Rosehill

Racing stable Godolphin has such a diverse range of juvenile horses in its possession at the moment and considering they breed their own racing stock many sales-restricted races like the Magic Millions are unavailable to run in.

James McDonald will ride Ottoman in the TAB Place Multi Plate on Saturday. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

This means they have to look ...

Craftiness Improving Ahead of 2014 Hyland Race Colours Handicap

Craftiness Improving Ahead of 2014 Hyland Race Colours Handicap

Four-year-old Craftiness is preparing for another fight against fellow gelding Religify in the Hyland Race Colours Handicap (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday.

Craftiness will once again race against Religify (pictured) in the Hyland Race Colours Handicap this Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

The pair last met in the Sportsyear Sprint (1000m) at Warwick Farm on November 12, in ...

Rose Of Choice Will Run 2014 Villiers Stakes Despite Heavy Ground

Rose Of Choice Will Run 2014 Villiers Stakes Despite Heavy Ground

The track at Royal Randwick Racecourse was downgraded to ‘heavy 8’ overnight and with more rain scheduled to fall in Sydney before Saturday it has thrown many horses chances at the Villiers Stakes Day race meeting into contention.

Mahara (inside) will definitely run in the Villiers Stakes despite heavy ground. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

One horse who will brace the ...

2014 Razor Sharp Tips & Selections

2014 Razor Sharp Tips & Selections

Eight sprinters will line up at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in the Listed Razor Sharp (1200m), one of eight races making up Villiers Stakes Day.

Dothraki is well-tipped to win the Razor Sharp on Saturday after the track was downgraded to ‘heavy 8′. Photo by Steve Hart.

With the track downgraded to the ‘heavy 8’ range this morning ...

Heavy Ground Raises Doubts for Our Boy Malachi in 2014 Razor Sharp

Heavy Ground Raises Doubts for Our Boy Malachi in 2014 Razor Sharp

Our Boy Malachi is the odds-on favourite to win the Listed Razor Sharp (1200m), however heavy ground may rule the six-year-old gelding out of the race entirely.

Our Boy Malachi may be ruled out of the Razor Sharp on Saturday due to heavy ground. Photo by Steve Hart.

The gelding looked ready to add the $100,000 Razor Sharp to his ...

Our Boy Malachi Odds-On Favourite in 2014 Razor Sharp Betting

Our Boy Malachi Odds-On Favourite in 2014 Razor Sharp Betting

A small yet classy field of eight sprinters will run in the Listed Razor Sharp (1200m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday.

Peter & Paul Snowden’s That’s a Good Idea is the market mover in the Razor Sharp betting. Photo by Steve Hart.

The $100,000 Razor Sharp is one of eight races running across Villiers Stakes Day, offering punters ...

2014 Christmas Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Christmas Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

A small yet classy field of seven stayers will tackle the mile and a half distance at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in the Listed Christmas Cup (2400m).

Permit continues to headline the Christmas Cup field after four horses failed to accept for the race. Photo by Steve Hart.

While 11 horses were nominated for the Villiers Stakes Day supporting ...

Our Boy Malachi Out to Impress in 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap

Our Boy Malachi Out to Impress in 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap

Despite being a six-year-old, Our Boy Malachi still has plenty of potential according to co-trainer Michael Hawkes.

The Razor Sharp Handicap may be the final of the summer for Our Boy Malachi. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The gelding already had an impressive record when he was transferred to Hawkes Racing’s care from John O’Sing after the winter but has ...

Midsummer Sun Can Take Control of 2014 Villiers Stakes

Midsummer Sun Can Take Control of 2014 Villiers Stakes

Midsummer Sun may have slipped under the radar when the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) nominations were announced on Monday, considering the likes of I’m Imposing, Monton, and Sir Moments were featured but trainer Sam Kavanagh is confident the six-year-old gelding can overthrow the top dogs and emerge triumphant.

Sam Kavanagh is confident Midsummer Sun is sharp enough ...

O’Shea Concerned with 2014 Phillip Hughes Tribute Distance for Mohave

O’Shea Concerned with 2014 Phillip Hughes Tribute Distance for Mohave

The John O’Shea-trained Mohave is firm favourite to win the Phillip Hughes Tribute (1150m) on Saturday however the trainer has some slight concerns about the distance of the race.

John O’Shea is concerned how Phillip Hughes Handicap favourite Mohave will run on the Rosehill track over the shortened race distance. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The three-year-old colt ...