Snowden’s Darley Crown Quartet

April 29, 2011

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 (1300m) is one of three black-type features at Hawkesbury’s standalone meeting this Saturday and owner Sheikh Mohammed will be represented in the 12-horse field of fillies and mares by Dysphonia, Kanzan, Jereszana and Screen in the Darley-sponsored showdown.

While The Darley Crown markets are currently lead by the Gai Waterhouse-trained mare Devils Arcade ($4.60) first-up for the season and Kris Lees’ Redoute’s Choice four-year-old Zingaling who won the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on March 26 ($4.80), Snowden has high hopes for his gallopers including $5 third favourite Kanzan.

Commands mare Kanzan is a stakes winner from last season having won the Listed Ladies Day Cup (1300m) at the Hawkesbury track last November.

Placed at their next two spring starts, Kanzan resumed this year with a first-up seventh beaten three lengths by Hurtle Myrtle in the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 9.

On Saturday in The Darley Crown Kanzan is due to jump from barrier five with Corey Brown booked for the ride.

The next shortest-priced of the Snowden contingent is Lonhro mare Screen paying $10 having come up trumps with barrier two while fellow Lonhro four-year-olds Dysphonia, winner of the Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) last December, and Jerezana follow at $13 and $21 respectively.

Snowden has seven other horses engaged across six other races at Hawkesbury on Saturday including Group placegetter Giresun and Octagonal gelding Chasse in the $150,000 Listed Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m).

“We always aim up at this meeting not only as a sponsor,” Snowden said.

“It is our way of paying them back for all their help.”

Other notable The Darley Crown contenders this year include the Chris Waller-trained Encosta De Lago mare Little Surfer Girl and Waterhouse’s Flying Spur four-year-old Flying Success looking to improve after finishing 11th in the Sapphire Stakes last start.

Meanwhile apprentice jockey Jason Collett has been booked for two rides at Hawkesbury on Saturday including the mount on Nathan Tinkler’s Patinack Farm rep in the Darley Crown, Adulterer.

2011 The Darley Crown Final Field & Barriers

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 310X833X14 ZINGALING Kris Lees Hugh Bowman 11 57kg 98
2 1X189317X0 DYSPHONIA Peter Snowden Christian Reith 10 56kg 96
3 727X3123X7 KANZAN Peter Snowden Corey Brown 5 56kg 93
4 14150X88 LITTLE SURFER GIRL Chris Waller Nathan Berry 3 56kg 89
5 2X331X5720 PURRPURRLENA Grahame Begg Brenton Avdulla 1 55kg 95
6 6X31264230 FLYING SUCCESS Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 7 55kg 89
7 0124X24X70 JEREZANA Peter Snowden Darryl McLellan 12 55kg 88
8 1X11247X DEVILS ARCADE Gai Waterhouse Jay Ford 9 55kg 86
9 17X14211X4 SCREEN Peter Snowden Joshua Parr 2 55kg 84
10 4X33341112 WINNER TAKE ALL Bill Prain Rod Quinn 8 55kg 80
11 16X19370X8 MYSTERIOUS LIGHT Gerald Ryan Josh Adams (a) 6 55kg 74
12 5239X1X216 ADULTERER (NZ) John P Thompson Jason Collett (a) 4 55kg 72

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Sandown Guineas 2020 Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field & Odds Update: Avilius Firming Favourite

Despite a last start failure in the Melbourne Cup the Godolphin-raced Avilius...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oli...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oliver Rides Sixth Winner on Personal

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his sixth success in the 162nd running of the...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020:...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020: Personal Wins The Oaks

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day continues the racing action of the Melbourne Cup...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Fleming...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Flemington Racecourse...

Horse Racing Today

2021 Caloundra Cup Day Abandon...

America’s Breeders’...

America’s Breeders’ Cup Calls WJ Healy 2021 Winner Away Game

The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Away Game was back in winning...

2021 Tattersall’s Tiara ...

2021 Tattersall’s Tiara Results: Tofane and Williams Win Again

The decision by star hoop Craig Williams to remain in Queensland aboard the...

Incentivise New Melbourne Cup ...

Incentivise New Melbourne Cup Favourite After 12 Length Tatt’s Cup Win

In his last run for trainer Steve Tregea, outstanding stayer Incentivise shot...

2021 Tattersall’s Tiara ...

2021 Tattersall’s Tiara Day: Eagle Farm Scratchings & Track Report

The action of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival and Group 1 racing for the...

Race Results

America’s Breeders’ Cup Calls WJ Healy 2021 Winner Away Game

2021 Tattersall’s Tiara Results: Tofane and Williams Win Again

Incentivise New Melbourne Cup Favourite After 12 Length Tatt’s Cup Win

2021 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Tofane Upsets Vega One, Signore Fox Third

2021 J.J. Atkins Results: Converge Scores Third Win for Gai Waterhouse

Race Previews

Sunday’s Updated 2021 Winx Guineas Field & Odds

Stockman Odds-On In Updated 2021 Caloundra Cup Field & Betting

Grafton Cup 2021 Field & Betting: Punters After Purrfect Deal

2021 Ramornie Handicap Field & Odds: Gold Coast’s Phobetor Favourite

2021 Caloundra Cup Day Rescheduled: Winx Guineas Run This Sunday

Fields & Form

Sunday’s Updated 2021 Winx Guineas Field & Odds

Stockman Odds-On In Updated 2021 Caloundra Cup Field & Betting

Grafton Cup 2021 Field & Betting: Punters After Purrfect Deal

2021 Ramornie Handicap Field & Odds: Gold Coast’s Phobetor Favourite

Punters Take Stock in Caloundra Cup 2021 Field & Odds