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Top New Zealand rider James McDonald takes out Phar Lap stakes

Top New Zealand rider James McDonald takes out Phar Lap stakes

24 Mar, 2012

Jockey James McDonald on Colorado Claire takes out the Phar Lap Stakes at Rosehill Gardens - photo (c) Steve Hart

Leading New Zealand rider James McDonald showed off his talent at Rosehill today when he took out the Group 2 $175,000 Spotless Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) on Colorado Claire.

McDonald had an outstanding New Zealand …

Jim Cassidy’s career – summed up in a day

Jim Cassidy’s career – summed up in a day

13 Nov, 2011

Jockey Jim Cassidy has been suspended for five weeks and fined $200 for breaching whip rules on five separate occasions after piloting four winners at Rosehill yesterday.

In keeping with the highs and lows of a career which would surely make a great book, Cassidy was seen at his best and worst – concurrently.

Cassidy …

Stick it on ya jumper, a day out for the “pumper”

Stick it on ya jumper, a day out for the “pumper”

12 Nov, 2011

Jockey Jim ‘pumper’ Cassidy, 48, who has had great success, controversy and significant injuries throughout his career, turned back the clock with four-timer at Rosehill today.

Cassidy jumped quickly, riding the first two winners on the card – Faustus ($11) and Colorado Claire ($2.70).

He hit again with Oakfield Beauty ($7.50) in race four and …