The Ben, Will & JD Hayes-trained Cox...
Godolphin’s Run To The Rose winner Anamoe is odds-on favourite dominating a class field of three-year-olds in Saturday’s Golden Rose Stakes 2021 at Rosehill Gardens.
The talented Street Boss colt chases his second elite level win second-up in the Group 1 $1 million Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) following his Group 1 Inglis Sires’ success over the same distance at Randwick in the autumn.
He has his second run at the Rosehill track having placed second to Stay Inside in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper as a two-year-old back in March.
Anamoe ran the ideal first-up trial ahead of the Golden Rose winning the Group 2 Run To The Rose (1200m) at Kembla Grange on September 11.
The youngster now chases the double most recently completed by the fellow James Cummings-trained Bivouac in 2019.
James McDonald retains the ride with the well-supported duo drawn well in gate eight and Anamoe at $1.90 in the current Golden Rose Stakes odds at Ladbrokes.com.au.
McDonald is after his third Golden Rose winning ride, but his first for Cummings, having ridden the John O’Shea-trained winners Exosphere (2015) and Astern (2016).
There are just two other single-figure hopefuls in the latest Golden Rose Stakes betting with Artorius ($8.50) and Remarque ($9.50) considered the dangers.
Anthony & Sam Freedman’s Blue Diamond champion Artorius has had two lead-up runs in Melbourne with the Flying Artie colt narrowly beaten in both.
First-up he was second in the Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield before his second as the beaten odds-on favourite a neck off Mr Mozart in the Listed Exford Plate (1400m) at Flemington with 59.5kg.
He presents fit third-up in Sydney on Saturday at a better price carrying less weight from barrier 11 looking to return to winning form.
Remarque has three-time Golden Rose winning hoop Hugh Bowman aboard from gate five, the Hawkes Racing-trained son of Snitzel third in both the Rosebud and Run To The Rose this prep.
He gets a better gate this weekend and looks an improver returning to Rosehill where he won by two lengths back in January.
The early market mover backed into $10 is the ultra-consistent Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained In The Congo in gate six with Tim Clark aboard.
Another Snitzel colt in the mix, In The Congo won the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes two back before his second to Saturday’s favourite in the Run To The Rose only a quarter-length beaten ahead of the rematch.
Other notable hopes include last start Furious Stakes winning filly Jamaea ($15) saved for this over a Tea Rose run last weekend, Chris Waller’s Dulcify Stakes winning Flying Artie colt Giannis ($16) and runner-up out of the same Kembla Grange event from September 11 Tiger Of Malay ($19).
2021 Golden Rose Stakes Field & Barriers
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Probable Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||51x23121x1||ANAMOE||James Cummings||James McDonald||8||56.5kg||103|
|2||2116×22||ARTORIUS||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Jason Collett||11||56.5kg||100|
|3||14x3531x36||CAPTIVANT||Peter & Paul Snowden||Sam Clipperton||1||56.5kg||100|
|4||12722×53||HILAL||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Joshua Parr||13||56.5kg||94|
|5||12212||IN THE CONGO||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||6||56.5kg||94|
|6||x527513x12||TIGER OF MALAY||Richard & Michael Freedman||Glen Boss||4||56.5kg||91|
|7||15×33||REMARQUE||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Hugh Bowman||5||56.5kg||90|
|8||53x752x1||GIANNIS||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||9||56.5kg||88|
|10||038x10x521||COASTWATCH||Chris Waller||Nash Rawiller||2||56.5kg||77|
|12||12621×41||JAMAEA||Robert & Luke Price||Brock Ryan (a)||7||54.5kg||92|
|13||2131×5111||STARTANTES||Robert Heathcote||Regan Bayliss||10||54.5kg||83|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
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.