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Extra distance to suit Arab Dawn in The BMW

Extra distance to suit Arab Dawn in The BMW

23 Mar, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is expecting a better performance from English import Arab Dawn when he steps up to a more suitable distance in the 2400m Group 1 $1.5m The BMW at Rosehill on Saturday.

Arab Dawn will appreciate the step up to 2400m of The BMW at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Arab Dawn is …

Permit Could Be Retired After Manion Cup Victory

Permit Could Be Retired After Manion Cup Victory

21 Mar, 2015

Trainer Chris Waller has revealed that imported stayer Permit could be retired after he returned to winning form in the 2015 Manion Cup at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Permit outstayed his opposition to take out the 2015 Manion Cup at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Permit started his 2015 Sydney Autumn Racing …

Burbero Scores Narrow Win In Ajax Stakes

Burbero Scores Narrow Win In Ajax Stakes

14 Mar, 2015

Burbero worked home strongly on the rail to score a narrow win over Ninth Legion in the 2015 Ajax Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Burbero got his nose in front of a gallant Ninth Legion to win the 2015 Ajax Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

There were seven different …

Midsummer Sun A Certain Villiers Stakes Starter

Midsummer Sun A Certain Villiers Stakes Starter

9 Dec, 2014

Trainer Sam Kavanagh has confirmed that Midsummer Sun will drop back to a mile to contest the 2014 Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Midsummer Sun will be included in the 2014 Villiers Stakes field that will be released by Racing New South Wales tomorrow. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Kavanagh revealed last …

Midsummer Sun Saved For Summer Races

Midsummer Sun Saved For Summer Races

16 Jul, 2014

Trainer Sam Kavanagh has revealed that Midsummer Sun will make only a cameo appearance during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnivaland will be saved for a summer campaign.

Midsummer Sun will not be aimed at any of the major staying races during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Midsummer Sun finished …

Alma’s Fury To Have First Start For Gollan In QTC Cup

Alma’s Fury To Have First Start For Gollan In QTC Cup

29 May, 2014

Alma’s Fury will have his first start for Tony Gollan in the 2014 QTC Cup and the leading Brisbane trainer believes that the tough gelding is fit enough to run well in the Group 2 event at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Alma's Fury is chasing his first race win since he took out the Apollo …

Vandyke Sets Rosehill Mission For Fill The Page

Vandyke Sets Rosehill Mission For Fill The Page

31 Jul, 2013

Fill The Page will be chasing her first win for new trainer David Vandyke when she runs at Rosehill Racecourse this weekend.

The five-year-old will run in the $85,000 Rosehill Gardens Handicap over 1,400 metres, which will take place as the final race of the day.

Fill The Page will be looking to boost her …

Niwot Heads Strong Canberra Cup Field

Niwot Heads Strong Canberra Cup Field

7 Mar, 2013

ACT racing fans are in for a treat this weekend with some well-known gallopers, including two Group 1 winners, named in a strong field for Sunday’s Listed $200,000 Canberra Cup(2000m).

Sydney Cup winner Niwot heads a strong Canberra Cup field. Photo: Steve Hart.

Thirteen horses will line up in the Canberra staying feature including Sydney …

Williams to ride Coliseo in Randwick City Stakes

Williams to ride Coliseo in Randwick City Stakes

14 Mar, 2012

Trainer Norm Gardner has gained the services of big race jockey Craig Williams on country trained Coliseo in the Listed $100,000 Turnpoint Randwick City Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Coliseo is backing up after running third to Fill The Page in the Listed $200,000 Mercedes Benz (Canberra) Canberra Cup on Sunday and Gardner has no …

Tommy Berry back on Manawanui in Randwick Guineas

Tommy Berry back on Manawanui in Randwick Guineas

12 Mar, 2012

Young Sydney jockey Tommy Berry hopes his good luck continues when he rides Manawanui in the Group 1 $500,000 Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Berry came off a winning treble at Gosford last Friday to take out the Listed $200,000 Mercedes Benz (Canberra) Canberra Cup (2000m) on Fill The Page for local …