News About: 2012 Golden Slipper

Samaready Draws 11 for Slipper

Samaready Draws 11 for Slipper

3 Apr, 2012

Superstar filly Samaready has drawn barrier 11 for Saturday’s $3.5 million Golden Slipper which will take place at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens.

The unbeaten Mick Price-trained horse became outright favourite to win the world’s richest two-year-old race this morning following the withdrawal of Black Caviar’s half brother All Too Hard.

Golden Slipper favourite Samaready has drawn …

Golden Slipper Field Named

Golden Slipper Field Named

3 Apr, 2012

A field of 16 horses has been named to contest this Saturday’s Group 1 $3.5 million Golden Slipper (1200m) at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens.

With superstar colt All Too Hard this morning withdrawn from Slipper contention, unbeaten Samaready has become the clear favourite in the world’s richest two-year-old race.

Samaready is now the horse to beat …

All Too Hard Ruled Out of Slipper

All Too Hard Ruled Out of Slipper

3 Apr, 2012

After having all in the racing world buzzing at the thought of a showdown with superstar filly Samaready in the Golden Slipper, the much-hyped All Too Hard has been ruled out of the $3.5 million event.

All Too Hard will not run in the Golden Slipper - photo (c) Steven Dowden

Trainer John Hawkes this …

Cavalry Rose Faces Black Opal Stakes Challenge

Cavalry Rose Faces Black Opal Stakes Challenge

6 Mar, 2012

Trainer Gerald Ryan will put his promising two-year-old Cavalry Rose to the test in the Listed Black Opal Stakes in Canberra this Sunday.

The Charge Forward filly will be having her third career start in the $250,000 race, after winning both her previous race starts in convincing fashion.

Cavalry Rose won the $250,000 Inglis Classic …

Waller sets sights on Golden Slipper with Jade Marauder

Waller sets sights on Golden Slipper with Jade Marauder

31 Jan, 2012

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has his sights firmly set on the AAMI Golden Slipper with impressive Canterbury winner Jade Marauder.

The Fasnet Rock filly is being aimed towards the 2012 Group 1 $3.5m AAMI Golden Slipper (1200m) to be run at Rosehill on  Easter Saturday, April 7.

Waller won’t be intimated by his main …

No Looking Back’s Owner Calls For Magic Millions Protest Review

No Looking Back’s Owner Calls For Magic Millions Protest Review

17 Jan, 2012

Three days after experiencing one of the most heartbreaking moments of his life, co-owner Luke Henderson is yet to come to terms with his Magic Millions 2YO Classic loss.

No Looking Back lost the $2 million race on a protest lodged by Driefontein’s rider Tommy Berry.

The young filly was deemed to have caused major …

Next Stop Slipper For Team Waterhouse

Next Stop Slipper For Team Waterhouse

16 Jan, 2012

It was a Magic Millions that left punters holding their breath long after the horses had cleared the track and for Gai Waterhouse it was a very unique situation.

Whichever way the protest went between Driefontein and No Looking Back she was set to be the winner but it was hard to fully appreciate knowing …

Raceway too classy at Warwick Farm

Raceway too classy at Warwick Farm

7 Jan, 2012

The Golden Slipper looms large on the agenda for sizeable two-year-old Raceway who proved a class above rivals in the Warwick Farm 100 Club (1000m) at Warwick Farm today.

The Gai Waterhouse-trained colt was strongly supported to start $2.45 favourite on the back of a trial win on December 23 at Randwick.

And despite greenness …

Fuddle Dee Duddle Targets Eastern Autumn Campaign

Fuddle Dee Duddle Targets Eastern Autumn Campaign

5 Jan, 2012

Jockey Dwayne Dunn has been enlisted to ride rising Perth star Fuddle Dee Duddle in the Listed Blue Diamond Preview for fillies on January 26.

Fuddle Dee Duddle will resume in this Saturday’s Westspeed Plate at Ascot after having a two month spell.

The two-year-old filly has had one win from two starts, winning the …

Waller Already Thinking Slipper With Fundido

Waller Already Thinking Slipper With Fundido

19 Dec, 2011

Given four days is a long time when it comes to two year old racing four months is an absolute eternity.

Such is the forward thinking nature of Chris Waller though that he’s already planning a path that will lead him into the autumn.

The horse in question is Fundido and Waller believes he well …