News About: 2011 The Goodwood

Lone Rock Too Goodwood For The Rest

Lone Rock Too Goodwood For The Rest

8 May, 2011

Lone Rock was too good in The Goodwood

The Goodwood has been won by Robert Smerdon’s Lone Rock in the feature race at Morphettville today.

The three-year-old filly burst from the centre of the pack in the final straight and surged to a 1.6 length victory.

The filly’s trainer expressed his elation at winning The …

Apprentice Jockey Suffers Horror Fall

Apprentice Jockey Suffers Horror Fall

8 May, 2011

Apprentice jockey Jake Noonan has suffered a bad fall at Flemington

Leading apprentice jockey Jake Noonan has suffered a horror fall during the final race of the day at Flemington yesterday.

The young jockey was riding Lee Freedman’s Safe in the 1,200 metre Veolia Environmental Services Handicap when the horse fell 200 metres from home.…

First class field for Goodwood despite missing top two sprinters

First class field for Goodwood despite missing top two sprinters

6 May, 2011

Despite missing out on attracting Australia’s two premier sprinters in Black Caviar and Hay List, the field that has assembled for the running of this year’s Goodwood is nothing short of first class with no less than six individual Group 1 winners to face the starter out of the capacity field of twenty acceptors and …

Ex-Roarer Toorak Toff Begins Comeback Campaign

Ex-Roarer Toorak Toff Begins Comeback Campaign

6 May, 2011

Toorak Toff will make his return to racing in The Goodwood

Toorak Toff will make his return to racing in this Sunday’s The Goodwood after undergoing an operation to correct his roaring problem.

Roaring, also known as laryngeal hemiplegia, is a condition that causes paralysis of 80% to 90% of the throat, a number that …

Eagle Falls To Answer The Goodwood’s Million Dollar Question

Eagle Falls To Answer The Goodwood’s Million Dollar Question

5 May, 2011

Eagle Falls will start from barrier 19 in The Goodwood

Eagle Falls will take to the track for the Group 1 The Goodwood this Sunday with the hope of taking his earnings to $1 million in prize money.

The five-year-old gelding has earned himself $997,883 in prize money during his successful career, putting him just …

No Caviar For Crystal Lily In The Goodwood

No Caviar For Crystal Lily In The Goodwood

3 May, 2011

With the absence of champion racer Hay List, trainers Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra are confident that Crystal Lily is the one to beat in the Group 1 The Goodwood this Sunday May 8.

Ellerton is thrilled that Crystal Lily will get her chance to shine without the presence of Hay List or super mare …

No List To Hay List – Scriven Revival Continues

No List To Hay List – Scriven Revival Continues

29 Apr, 2011

In yet another twist to the ongoing saga that is Shane Scriven, the veteran jockey looks to have jagged one of the rides of the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

He’s been given the mount of Hay List in the Group 1 BTC Cup but as always with Scriven of late it’s not quite that simple.

Hay …

Last Ditch Ploy To Get Hay List To Adelaide

Last Ditch Ploy To Get Hay List To Adelaide

27 Apr, 2011

After being ruled out of the Group 1 Goodwood earlier in the week there now appears to be a glimmer of hope for South Australia to secure Hay List at Morphettville Racecourse.

Executive of the South Australian Jockey club Brenton Wilkinson said that the club was trying to secure sponsors to foot the approximate $55,000 …