News About: 2011 Sandown Guineas

Williams on live Japan Cup hope

Williams on live Japan Cup hope

24 Nov, 2011

Those convinced jockey Craig Williams could win on a broomstick at present should take notice of Sunday’s Grade 1 $6.5 2011 Japan Cup (2400m) in Tokyo.

He is riding local galloper Tosen Jordan  who is third favourite with Tabsportsbet at $8 after a career best win.

The five-year-old gelding is shooting for a hat-trick after …

So Swift 2011 Sandown Guineas winner

So Swift 2011 Sandown Guineas winner

12 Nov, 2011

So Swift caused an upset to win the Sandown Guineas

Warrnambool galloper So Swift scored a shock win in the Sandown Guineas (1600m) but for Craig Williamsfans it was much of the same as he brought up a Sandown Hillside treble.

So Swift jumped from a Hamilton maiden to Group 2 winner getting the verdict …

Changing tactics a key to Sandown Guineas success

Changing tactics a key to Sandown Guineas success

12 Nov, 2011

Cranbourne trainer Ken Keys will instruct jockey Dwayne Dunn to ride First Course quieter in the Group 2 $350,000 Sandown Guineas (1600m) today.

Keys has a happy knack of producing feature race winners at double-figure odds and the consistent First Choice is a $19 chance on TABSportsbet.
The lightly-raced front runner finished fourth to Galah …

Snowden’s chances for Sandown Guineas day

Snowden’s chances for Sandown Guineas day

11 Nov, 2011

The Peter Snowden yard has a strong hand at the Sandown Guineas  meet on the Hillside tomorrow.

The Darley trainer has Galah in the Group 1 $350,000 Guineas (1600m) as well as top contenders in supporting races.

What Galah lacks in maturity he is making up in talent.

He looked workmanlike winning the Group 3 …

Darley Has The Mental Advantage In Guineas

Darley Has The Mental Advantage In Guineas

11 Nov, 2011

UPDATE: Mental has been scratched from the 2011 Sandown Guineas with an elevated temperature.

Kerrin McEvoy might have the pick of the rides in the 2011 Sandown Guineas aboard favourite Galah but he’s nervous of being upstaged by his Darley stablemate.

Mental ran on well to finish fourth at Flemington last start but ran the …

Galah Attempts To End Spring With Sandown Guineas Win

Galah Attempts To End Spring With Sandown Guineas Win

10 Nov, 2011

Peter Snowden is confident that his promising three-year-old Galah will prove hard to beat in the $350,000 Sandown Guineas this Saturday.

The young colt has won four of his five career starts, including the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes on Victoria Derby Day.

While Galah has shown talent and ability during the spring, assistant trainer …

Distance Test For Amah Rock In Sandown Guineas

Distance Test For Amah Rock In Sandown Guineas

9 Nov, 2011

Three-year-old gelding Amah Rock will be ridden with the utmost patience as he attempts to make the 1,600 metre distance of the Sandown Guineas for the first time.

Trainer Peter Morgan will enlist the help of jockey James Winks to guide Amah Rock as he tackles the $350,000 race.

Amah Rock finished third behind Instinction …

Galah wins the 2011 Carbine Club Stakes just!

Galah wins the 2011 Carbine Club Stakes just!

29 Oct, 2011

Galah, red and white silks, has won the Carine Club Stakes at Flemington

Favourite backers had their hearts in their mouth in the opening race of the Flemington Spring Racing Carnival when the long odds on Galah need the length of the Flemington straight to win the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes(1600m) .

The Peter …