News About: Benfica
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 …
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 …
Snowden’s stable of winners is to become a travelling circus with some of his top performers of the 2010 / 2011 season booked in for a UK venture.
They will both be from his superstar juvenile ranks, the team which earned Darley a clean sweep of all of the Australian two-year-old Group …
Darley’s grip on the two-year-old season was lessened slightly by Hot Snitzel in the Sires Produce Stakes last weekend however they can still grab a clean sweep of the Group 1 juvenile series in the TJ Smith this Saturday.
It all rests on the shoulders of Benfica which went into the Sires Produce …
Gerald Ryan is desperate to deny Darley yet another two-year-old victory in 2011 and is looking at all options with his star juvenile Hot Snitzel.
Riding tactics are coming under heavy scrutiny with jockeys fighting a constant battle to settle the horse in the field.
According to Ryan the best place for him to be …
The Darley juggernaut rolls into Eagle Farm this weekend after ticking the Doomben carnival off the to-do list in 2011.
Peter Snowden will once again field some great chances throughout June and while it’s not his biggest squad, each of them is a genuine winning threat.
Divorces will …
Peter Snowden shows no sign of slowing down in his quest to dominate the 2 year old racing scene in Australia.
Snowden will saddle up Benfica and Free Wheeling in the Group 2 BRC Sires Produce Stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Both horses have won their last start easily and both will …
Darley is on track for an impressive clean sweep of this year’s Group 1 two-year-old events but Gerald Ryan is confident his Golden Slipper runner can deny them their prize.
Hot Snitzel finished 12th in the major Group 1 in the Autumn but Ryan believes it’s a different horse coming up to Brisbane.
“He had …
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