News About: 2011 Golden Rose

Cummings Seeks Answers Following Golden Rose Defeat

Cummings Seeks Answers Following Golden Rose Defeat

12 Sep, 2011

Jockey Glen Boss has some explaining to do after Smart Missile's shock loss in the Golden Rose

Jockey Glen Boss is sure to get a talking to following his ride aboard Smart Missile in last Saturday’s Golden Rose.

The experienced jockey, who rode Hay List in his last two starts, appeared to be unable to …

“Best Horse In The Race, There’s No Doubt”

“Best Horse In The Race, There’s No Doubt”

9 Sep, 2011

Jockey Glen Boss will ride Smart Missile in the Golden Rose

Glen Boss is the man tasked with pulling off a big plunge on Smart Missile this weekend when the well fancied colt lines up in the Golden Rose at Rosehill Gardens.

Fresh off his victory in the Run To The Rose and boasting an …

Golden Rose Within Flight Of Pegasus’ Reach

Golden Rose Within Flight Of Pegasus’ Reach

7 Sep, 2011

Flight Of Pegasus will line up in the Golden Rose

Flight Of Pegasus will line up against some of the big guns of three-year-old racing this Saturday when he runs in the $1 million Golden Rose.

The Scott Aspery-trained gelding will face up against the likes of Smart Missile and Helmet as he attempts to …

James’ Job To Get Revenge For Foxwedge

James’ Job To Get Revenge For Foxwedge

7 Sep, 2011

Foxwedge (pictured) will be looking for revenge against Smart Missile in the Golden Rose

James McDonald was at home in New Zealand when Foxwedge had his last start, the kiwi apprentice watched on as the colt looked home for all money but was pipped at the post by a fast finishing Smart Missile.

Despite that …

Golden Rose Hopeful Delago’s Lad Tragically Dies During Trackwork

Golden Rose Hopeful Delago’s Lad Tragically Dies During Trackwork

6 Sep, 2011

Delago's Lad passed away during trackwork at Mornington today

Talented three-year-old Delago’s Lad was the victim to a suspected heart attack this morning whilst completing his track work at Mornington Racecourse.

The Delago Brom gelding, who was trained by John McArdle, was in the process of pulling up from his workout when he collapsed and …

Missile To Fire Twice For The First Time

Missile To Fire Twice For The First Time

6 Sep, 2011

Smart Missile has won all three of his career starts to date

He’s one of the most lightly raced three year olds in action during the spring but at the same time Smart Missile is one of the most impressive.

His three career starts to date have returned three victories, all in black type events …

Aeronautical Can Fly Forward If Needed To

Aeronautical Can Fly Forward If Needed To

6 Sep, 2011

Aeronautical would prefer a bigger field for the Golden Rose

The small field in this weekend’s Golden Rose probably isn’t to the liking of a lot of the horses, least of all the Lionel Cohen trained Aeronautical.

He’s renowned for getting well back in the pack during the early stages and really unloading across the …

Manawanui’s $50k Golden Rose Gamble

Manawanui’s $50k Golden Rose Gamble

6 Sep, 2011

Manawanui's connections had to pay a $50,000 late entrance fee to make the Golden Rose field

With a winning streak of a three in a row compiled from only four races Manawanui comes into the spring carnival with a mountain of momentum.

His first run in Sydney of the new season came a couple of …

Just Six Acceptors In Golden Rose Field

Just Six Acceptors In Golden Rose Field

6 Sep, 2011

Manawanui is one of just six acceptors for the Group 1 Golden Rose

Australian Turf Club racing manager Colin Tuck has revealed the final field for this Saturday’s Golden Rose event at Rosehill Gardens.

Somewhat surprisingly just six horses will contest the $1 million event with numbers drastically falling away from the initial round of …

Tough Trackwork Tests For Golden Rose Hopefuls

Tough Trackwork Tests For Golden Rose Hopefuls

5 Sep, 2011

Delago's Lad will be tested in morning trackwork to make sure he is ready for the Group 1 Golden Rose

Two talented three-year-olds will have everything to prove when they perform their trackwork tomorrow morning as a test before this Saturday’s $1 million Golden Rose.

Both Anthony Cummings’ Ain’t She Grand and John McArdle’s Delago’s …