News About: 2011 Doncaster Mile

Sacred Choice Wins Soggy Doncaster Mile

Sacred Choice Wins Soggy Doncaster Mile

16 Apr, 2011

The 2011 Doncaster Mile has fallen the way of Sacred Choice with the mare revelling in the wet conditions to storm home to victory.

The hot favourite More Joyous never fired a shot in the race finishing out of the placings mid-pack where she was the entire trip.

Sacred Choice was backed massively coming into …

Randwick Surface Now Worst Possible Rating

Randwick Surface Now Worst Possible Rating

16 Apr, 2011

It didn’t take long for conditions to get worse at Randwick Racecourse today with the surface downgraded to a heavy 10.

At one stage stewards inspected the track and there were rumours circulating that the entire meeting could be abandoned.

The track started today as a Heavy 8 but after Race #3 it was downgraded …

More Joyous Could Better Sunline With Doncaster Win

More Joyous Could Better Sunline With Doncaster Win

16 Apr, 2011

If More Joyous is able to win the Doncaster Mile today not only will she need to overcome the rain, she’ll arguably need to be better than Sunline.

Sunline couldn’t pull off a Doncaster victory as a four-year-old but More Joyous is a warm favourite with punters.

Eleven years ago Sunline started as a $3.80 …

Milne Delighted For Doncaster But Bashful For Brisbane

Milne Delighted For Doncaster But Bashful For Brisbane

14 Apr, 2011

Captain Sonador will head to the Brisbane Carnival after the Doncaster before going to Stud

Trainer of Captain Sonador Roger Milne is talking up his chances for the Doncaster Mile this weekend at Randwick, but at the same time he’s already nervous about what lurks ahead in the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Milne has finally been …

Gai Waterhouse Attempts Record Equalling Win

Gai Waterhouse Attempts Record Equalling Win

14 Apr, 2011

Gai Waterhouse

Gai Waterhouse will attempt to equal her late father’s record of seven Group 1 Doncaster Mile wins this Saturday April 16, 2011.

The Waterhouse stable will be represented by both Pureness and four-year-old racing sensation More Joyous in the race.

Ms Waterhouse has the firm backing of bookmaker husband Robbie Waterhouse, who is …

Begg Content With Wide Gates For ‘Cristal & ‘City

Begg Content With Wide Gates For ‘Cristal & ‘City

13 Apr, 2011

Ilovethiscity will jump from barrier 17 in the Doncaster

Grahame Begg could probably make a case for being one of the more unlucky trainers during the Sydney Autumn Carnival but after another less than ideal barrier draw he refuses to make any excuses.

His two runners, Palacio De Cristal and Ilovethiscity will start from gates …

Queensland Takes Bold Glance At Doncaster Mile

Queensland Takes Bold Glance At Doncaster Mile

12 Apr, 2011

Bold Glance will attempt to become the first Queensland horse to win the Doncaster Mile in 36 years

Bold Glance will attempt to become the first Queensland horse to win the $2 million Doncaster Mile in 36 years this weekend.

The Sequalo gelding, who is trained by Norm Hilton in Toowoomba, will attempt to upstage …

No Clash For Black Caviar & More Joyous Until Spring

No Clash For Black Caviar & More Joyous Until Spring

12 Apr, 2011

Black Caviar will not clash with More Joyous until the Spring Carnival

The much anticipated clash between Black Caviar and More Joyous will have to be put on hold after Peter Moody decided against sending his super mare to the All Aged Stakes on April 23, 2011.

Black Caviar will stick to her original racing …