News About: 2011 Golden Slipper

Foxwedge Sustains Campaign Ending Injury In Slipper

Foxwedge Sustains Campaign Ending Injury In Slipper

5 Apr, 2011

The Golden Slipper claimed a victim to injury last Saturday, with the well supported Foxwedge sustaining an injury to his near-foreleg during the race.

The young colt appeared to lose his action during his home straight run in the Slipper and pulled up lame after the race.

“He’s got a bit of trouble with an …

Shock Slipper Scratching For Smart Missile & Fast And Sexy

Shock Slipper Scratching For Smart Missile & Fast And Sexy

2 Apr, 2011

In a shocking turn of events, Golden Slipper contenders Smart Missile and Fast And Sexy were scratched from the $3.5 million race seconds before the race was due to run.

Smart Missile was the $6 second favourite for the world’s richest race for two-year-olds and his devastating scratching left trainer Anthony Cummings both angry and …

Sepoy The 2011 Golden Slipper Champion

Sepoy The 2011 Golden Slipper Champion

2 Apr, 2011

Sepoy wins the 2011 Golden Slipper but not before even more of the drama which we’ve come to expect throughout the lead up to the $3.5 million event.

Just seconds before the race Smart Missile was scratched in the barriers resulting in stern protests from  jockey Glen Boss.

As that was taking place Fast And …

Rosehill Confirmed As Dead On Golden Slipper Day

Rosehill Confirmed As Dead On Golden Slipper Day

2 Apr, 2011

The Rosehill Gardens track has been confirmed as a dead 5 on Golden Slipper Day in what is probably an ideal outcome.

The track never looked like improving to good after rain fell on Rosehill for most of the week.

However it wasn’t heavy enough to ever really threaten a slow rating and could improve …

Rosehill Dead At Best For 2011 Golden Slipper

Rosehill Dead At Best For 2011 Golden Slipper

31 Mar, 2011

Overnight rain has crippled the improvement of the Rosehill Gardens surface making a planned Good rating virtually impossible for the 2011 Golden Slipper.

The track had been downgraded after the grass absorbed 4mm of rain in a relatively short period.

Lindsay Murphy said the track is now a dead 5 after Rosehill avoided the main …

Savage Sydney Storm Skips Rosehill Gardens

Savage Sydney Storm Skips Rosehill Gardens

30 Mar, 2011

After we reported earlier in the day that the Rosehill Gardens track was improving rapidly ahead of Golden Slipper Day, hearts must have sunk for some connections as Sydney copped a bucket load of rain which wasn’t forecast.

The Bureau of Meteorology forecast Wednesday as a sunny day with minimal chance of rain but come …

Schofield Spasms But Ok For Slipper

Schofield Spasms But Ok For Slipper

30 Mar, 2011

Glyn Schofield has moved to dispel rumours that he won’t be able to take part in the Golden Slipper this weekend after pulling out of his rides at Randwick today.

After his second ride today Schofield was ruled unfit to ride by the ATC doctor reportedly due to a ‘headache’.

“I had some acupuncture in …

Rosehill Track Drying Before Slipper

Rosehill Track Drying Before Slipper

30 Mar, 2011

Rosehill Gardens is drying out and rapidly improving towards a good rating ahead of 2011 Golden Slipper Day.

The track manager at the Sydney complex, Lindsay Murphy, said the surface has become noticeably firmer over the last day and was upgraded from a Dead 5 to a Dead 4.

“The Rosehill track is drying out …

Nolen On Ice Before Golden Slipper

Nolen On Ice Before Golden Slipper

30 Mar, 2011

Luke Nolen will not ride at Sandown’s Betfair Park meeting today to make sure he doesn’t compromise his chance this Saturday in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill.

His manger, Adrian Coyne said the jockey suffered a minor hip injury at Caulfield yesterday morning but he would definitely be fit to ride in the Golden Slipper …

Brown Turns Golden For Sick Kids

Brown Turns Golden For Sick Kids

30 Mar, 2011

In a period where jockey’s have been in the news for all the wrong reasons Corey Brown will bring a much needed positive story into the news this week.

As part of his role as Golden Slipper Sydney Carnival ambassador Brown will visit the Children’s Hospital at Westmead today to try and bring the excitement …