News About: 2012 Australian Guineas

Australian Guineas Attracts 113 Quality Nominations

Australian Guineas Attracts 113 Quality Nominations

25 Jan, 2012

Trainer Peter Snowden has made his intentions to run Benfica in this year’s Australian Guineas known by including him in the race’s nominations.

The Australian Guineas is due to run at Flemington on March 3.

Benfica has not had a run since his dominate campaign at the Brisbane winter carnival last year, where he won …

Remaining 2YO Star Crucial To Snowden

Remaining 2YO Star Crucial To Snowden

17 Jan, 2012

There was no shortage of exposure surrounding Peter Snowden’s unprecedented clean sweep of two year old features last season but the same can’t be said for one of those stars.

Benfica completed the five race haul for Snowden when he won the Group 1 TJ Smith at Eagle Farm back in June.

This followed on …

Normie aiming high with Milton

Normie aiming high with Milton

7 Jan, 2012

From breaking his maiden status to Group 1 glory, that is the talk from former jockey cum trainer Norman Waymouth about Saturday’s John Moule Handicap (1100m) at Caulfield winner Mister Milton.

Waymouth declared he was “going big time” with the son of Snippetson after he burst between runners to land his first win in nine …

Hoylonny Racing Time For Australian Guineas

Hoylonny Racing Time For Australian Guineas

3 Jan, 2012

Chris Waller has no doubts that Hoylonny has a bit of class about him but whether or not that class will be ready to shine through this autumn is a different story.

The three year old colt was impressive with a tough victory over 1300m at Warwick Farm yesterday.

He was pressured over the course …