News About: 2013 Doncaster Mile

Pierro Must Break History to Win Doncaster

Pierro Must Break History to Win Doncaster

16 Apr, 2013

He may be the $2.25 favourite and a superstar colt but Saturday’s Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) isn’t simply a “run and win” scenario for Pierro.

Pierro will have to break a weight-carrying record to win the Doncaster. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse-trained three-year-old will have to overcome history, including breaking a weight-carrying …

No Doncaster for Skyerush Despite Prelude Win

No Doncaster for Skyerush Despite Prelude Win

13 Apr, 2013

Guy Walter will resist the urge to throw Skyerush into next Saturday’s $1.5 million Doncaster Mile despite a strong win in the Group 3 Doncaster Prelude (1600m) at Randwick today.

Skyerush was tough winning the Doncaster Prelude. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The seven-year-old will instead defend her title in the Emancipation Stakes in two weeks …

Pierro Continues Road to Doncaster

Pierro Continues Road to Doncaster

4 Apr, 2013

Glamour colt Pierro appears almost unbeatable in the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday as he continues his mission towards the $2 million Doncaster Mile on April 20.

Pierro will be tough to beat in the George Ryder Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Last season’s champion two-year-old silenced any doubters he …

Appearance Receives Doncaster Penalty

Appearance Receives Doncaster Penalty

28 Mar, 2013

Guy Walter-trained mare Appearance announced herself as a Doncaster Mile contender when winning the Coolmore Classic (1500m) on Saturday but in doing so attracted a weight penalty.

Appearance has received a 0.5kg penalty for the Doncaster. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Racing NSW handicappers gave the four-year-old a 0.5kg penalty for the performance, …

Tendon Injury Sidelines Proisir for Autumn

Tendon Injury Sidelines Proisir for Autumn

27 Mar, 2013

Doncaster Mile hope Proisir will play no further part in the Sydney Autumn Carnival after succumbing to a tendon injury.

Proisir will be sidelined for six months with a tendon injury. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse-trained colt will be sidelined for up to six months before a decision will be made as to whether …

Pierro to Resume in Hobartville Stakes

Pierro to Resume in Hobartville Stakes

15 Feb, 2013

The speculation over where glamour colt Pierro will kick off his autumn campaign has ended with trainer Gai Waterhouse confirming he will run in the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on March 2.

Pierro will kick off his autumn in the Hobartville Stakes on March 2. Photo by : Steve Hart.

It was …

Doncaster In Sights Of Ethiopia

Doncaster In Sights Of Ethiopia

6 Feb, 2013

Talented stayer Ethiopia is making a promising recovery from the injuries that saw him run last in the Melbourne Cup and could be headed for a first-up test in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) in April.

Ethiopia is making a promising recovery from injury and could race at the Sydney Autumn Carnival. Photo by: …

Commanding Jewel out of Autumn Carnival

Commanding Jewel out of Autumn Carnival

21 Jan, 2013

There will be plenty of disappointed punters today after well-backed Doncaster hopeful Commanding Jewel was ruled out of the Autumn Carnival.

Commanding Jewel will miss the autumn with injury. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Punters rushed to throw money behind the spruik filly as pre-post Doncaster markets opened over the past few days but …