News About Wendy Roche

2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Target for Nettoyer

2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Target for Nettoyer

Injury may have plagued the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival bid for young filly Nettoyer but her Warwick Farm-based trainer Wendy Roche is hoping for same late season black-type in the Sunshine Coast Guineas 2017 next month. A nicely-bred Sebring three-year-old, Nettoyer was originally being aimed at a shot at the Group 1 Queensland Oaks run…

2012 The Rosebud Field Features Only Six Hopes

2012 The Rosebud Field Features Only Six Hopes

Just six three-year-olds make up the final The Rosebud 2012 field at Sydney’s Warwick Farm Racecourse this Saturday, the race to be used by the majority of the acceptors as a launching pad into the $1 million Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) at Rosehill next month. The major support race of Missile Stakes Day, the…

2012 Magic Millions Cup Field & Barriers

2012 Magic Millions Cup Field & Barriers

The third richest race on the BMW Magic Millions Race Day program at the Gold Coast this Saturday will be the Magic Millions Cup 2012 which has drawn a final field of 14 smart gallopers. Due to jump at 4:05pm (QLD time) as Gold Coast Race 7, the $328,000 R.M. Williams Magic Millions Cup (1400m)…

2011 Sandown Stakes Nominations & Weights

2011 Sandown Stakes Nominations & Weights

The elite spring racing action in Melbourne comes to a close this Saturday at Sandown, one of the major races of the day being the Sandown Stakes 2011 which has drawn 15 early entries. Nominations for all of the Sandown features running this weekend were taken by Racing Victoria on Monday including those for the…

Schweppes Stakes Saga Continues As Roche Does Backflip

Schweppes Stakes Saga Continues As Roche Does Backflip

In a bizarre series of interviews Wendy Roche appears to not be able to decide just how she feels about the decision to shift her horse out one barrier in tomorrow’s 2011 Schweppes Stakes against Black Caviar. The call was made yesterday that Here De Angels would be moved from gate five to gate six…

Angel Loaded for Missile Stakes Showdown

Angel Loaded for Missile Stakes Showdown

Murwillumbah trainer Wendy Roche is confident that after much work she has veteran galloper and known barrier rouge Here De Angles worked out and holds no fears about how he will behave once loaded into the gates for his start in the $125,000 Group 3 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday. Dehere eight-year-old Here…

Heavenly Draw For Here De Angels

Heavenly Draw For Here De Angels

Here De Angels has drawn the outside gate for tomorrow’s Ramornie Handicap and trainer Wendy Roche could not be happier. After being banned from racing after repeated incidents in the barriers, Roche has spent a considerable amount of time trying to cure Here De Angles of his aversion to the barrier stalls. Roche described the…

Ramornie Here De Angels Comes

Ramornie Here De Angels Comes

Known barrier rogue Here De Angels is ready to run their first race for Goulbourn-based trainer Wendy Roche in the Ramornie Handicap after their winning barrier trial in front of stewards at Canberra last week. Group 1 place-getting Dehere gelding Here De Angels has been confirmed as a contender for the $175,000 WHK Ramornie Handicap…