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Varenna Miss out to Break Tiara Drought

Varenna Miss out to Break Tiara Drought

Tony Noonan’s classy mare Varenna Miss may have skipped the Stradbroke and its associated QTC Cup winners’ hoodoo, but on Saturday she faces a similar battle against the stats for her start in the Tattersall’s Tiara. Redoute’s Choice four-year-old Varenna Miss claimed a massive upset when she stormed home to defeat the likes of fellow…

Cassidy to Rope Tiara Rivals in with Zingaling

Cassidy to Rope Tiara Rivals in with Zingaling

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees is hoping that with jockey Larry Cassidy reuniting with his mare Zingaling for tomorrow’s Tattersall’s Tiara, the talented four-year-old can give the favourites a run for their money in the closing Group 1 race of the season. Peter Snowden’s magnificently consistent mare Beaded, winner of the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 two…

10,000 Reasons to Miss Stradbroke, but Noonan Still Has Hope

10,000 Reasons to Miss Stradbroke, but Noonan Still Has Hope

After a dominant and hard-fought win in the QTC Cup last Saturday, the Tony Noonan-trained Varenna Miss could still bypass a run in the $1 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) this weekend and even if she does start, she will have to overcome the odds and defy history to win. Smart Redoute’s Choice mare…

Hit Not Miss for New Stradbroke Favourite Varenna

Hit Not Miss for New Stradbroke Favourite Varenna

There may be a new favourite in the markets for next Saturday’s $1 million Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) after Tony Noonan’s impeccably-bred mare Varenna Miss overcame a horror draw and the odds to win the ballot exemption on offer to today’s QTC Cup winner. After being balloted out of the fillies and mares Dane Ripper Stakes…

Snowden’s Darley Crown Quartet

Snowden’s Darley Crown Quartet

Following the almighty success of Sydney trainer Peter Snowden and the Darley Stable operation in the premier two-year-old showdowns during the Melbourne and Sydney Autumn Carnivals this year, the team is back in force at Hawkesbury this weekend with a quartet of runners looking to win the Darley Crown. The $150,000 Listed The Darley Crown…

2011 Sapphire Stakes Final Field & Preview – AJC Derby Day

2011 Sapphire Stakes Final Field & Preview – AJC Derby Day

A field of 14 fillies and mares have been accepted for this Saturday’s $175,000 Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m), one of the nine Group races scheduled for the 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day at Royal Randwick. The two early favourites among the Sapphire Stakes field this year have suffered an early blow with Graceful Anna…

AJC Derby Day 2011 – Sapphire Stakes Nominations

AJC Derby Day 2011 – Sapphire Stakes Nominations

As part of the bumper all black-type line-up at Randwick’s AJC Derby Day this Saturday, a collection of talented fillies and mares will face off in the $175,000 Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m). The 2011 Sapphire Stakes nominations feature 25 horses vying for a spot in the capacity 18-starter final field. Top-rated entry for this…

Zingaling Wins Rosehill Race 9 – 2011 Birthday Card Stakes Results

Zingaling Wins Rosehill Race 9 – 2011 Birthday Card Stakes Results

The Kris Lees-trained Redoute’s Choice mare Zingaling has scored a final upset at Rosehill this afternoon beating home a top field in the $125,000 Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m). An honest four-year-old on the track, Zingaling was first-up for the season in the Birthday Card Stakes and was not rated going out as an…

2010 Crown Promenade Stakes Won by Status Symbol – VRC Crown Oaks Day Race 2 Results

2010 Crown Promenade Stakes Won by Status Symbol – VRC Crown Oaks Day Race 2 Results

The first black-type race on the terrific VRC Oaks Day programme today has been won by another long-priced roughie with Status Symbol storming home to claim victory in the $150,000 Listed Crown Promenade Stakes (1000m) at Flemington. The Ken Keys-trained Hemingway mare was ridden patiently by Craig Newitt, replacing injured jockey Blake Shinn, Status Symbol…