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Capitalist headlines Golden Rose Stakes first acceptances

Capitalist headlines Golden Rose Stakes first acceptances

19 Jul, 2016

Golden Slipper winner Capitalist headlines the first acceptances for the Group 1 $1m Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on September 10.

Capitalist, above, headlines the first acceptances for the Golden Rose Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Capitalist is one of nineteen youngsters the father and son training team of Peter and Paul …

Defcon’s Golden Slipper place to be decided after gallop

Defcon’s Golden Slipper place to be decided after gallop

14 Mar, 2016

Black Opal Stakes winner Defcon’s place in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday will be decided after he gallops at Randwick on Tuesday morning.

Defcon, above, green colours running second to Astern in the Silver Slipper Stakes, is vying for a Golden Slipper start. Photo by Steve Hart.

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Capitalist still on track for Golden Slipper

Capitalist still on track for Golden Slipper

7 Mar, 2016

Beaten Todman Stakes favourite Capitalist is still on track to take his place in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill in two weeks.

Capitalist is still on track to take his place in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Capitalist was sent out as the $1.22 favourite in …

O’Shea hoping to get Astern back on track for Golden Slipper

O’Shea hoping to get Astern back on track for Golden Slipper

5 Mar, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is hoping to get Astern back on track for the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 19 after he was forced to scratch him from his assignment at Randwick today.

Astern, above in the Godolphin blue, is out of the Todman Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve …

Defcon draws wide barrier in Black Opal Stakes

Defcon draws wide barrier in Black Opal Stakes

3 Mar, 2016

Smart colt Defcon will have to overcome a wide barrier if he is to win the Group 3 $275,000 Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes (1200m) at Canberra on Sunday.

Defcon, green colours above second to Astern in the Silver Slipper Stakes, will head to the Black Opal Stakes at Canberra. Photo by Steve Hart.

The …

Arrowfield Sprint The Major Autumn Target For Takedown

Arrowfield Sprint The Major Autumn Target For Takedown

4 Feb, 2016

Trainer Gary Moore has revealed that the 2016 Arrowfield Sprint at Royal Randwick on April 9 will be the major Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival target for talented gelding Takedown.

Takedown is set to return to the races after undergoing a throat operation during his stint in the spelling paddock. Photo by: Steve Hart

Takedown was …

Decision Time Scores Brave Show County Quality Victory

Decision Time Scores Brave Show County Quality Victory

22 Aug, 2015

Decision Time capped off an outstanding training performance from Clarry Connors to record a brave victory in the 2015 Show County Quality at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Decision Time held-off a host of rivals to record a brave victory in the 2015 Show County Quality at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Decision …

Moore Rates Takedown’s 2015 Champagne Stakes Chances

Moore Rates Takedown’s 2015 Champagne Stakes Chances

18 Apr, 2015

Trainer Gary Moore believes that Takedown is capable of delivering him a maiden win at the highest level of racing in the 2015 Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Takedown has the chance to record a maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2015 Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: …

Takedown Thriving Ahead Of Champagne Stakes

Takedown Thriving Ahead Of Champagne Stakes

15 Apr, 2015

Takedown will make his Group 1 debut in the 2015 Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend and trainer Gary Moore could not be happier with the condition of the promising two-year-old.

Takedown has the chance to record a maiden win at Group 1 level in the 2015 Champagne Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Takedown …

Takedown takes out Black Opal Stakes

Takedown takes out Black Opal Stakes

9 Mar, 2015

An all the way win by Takedown in the Group 3 $275,000 Seppelt Black Opal Stakes (1200m) at Canberra on Sunday could tempt connections to pay the late entry fee for the Golden Slipper.

Jay Ford, above, rode Takedown to an all the way win in the Black Opal Stakes at Canberra. Photo buy Daniel …