News About: Gosford

Midsummer Sun Rises to Gosford Cup Glory Again

Midsummer Sun Rises to Gosford Cup Glory Again

10 Jan, 2015

In a historical feat not achieved since the early 1970s, the Sam Kavanagh-trained Midsummer Sun recorded an impressive Gosford Cup win on Friday afternoon on the New South Wales Central Coast going back-to-back in the race for the first time in over four decades.

Midsummer Sun (pictured here at Caulfield) is the first back-to-back Gosford …

Waterhouse Thrilled with Resuming Almalad

Waterhouse Thrilled with Resuming Almalad

25 Aug, 2014

A standout performer since first appearing on track in December last year, trainer Gai Waterhouse is confident of an equally impressive spring campaign for talented three-year-old Almalad, who is set to resume in this weekend’s Group 3 Run To The Rose (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens.

Almalad is set to return to racing in this weekend's …

Heat wave forces Gosford off

Heat wave forces Gosford off

18 Jan, 2013

Today’s Gosford twilight race meeting has been postponed due to the extreme temperatures that have been sweeping across New South Wales.

Racing New South Wales stewards meet with jockeys and club veterinary surgeon Dr Kristi Goldman when the temperature soared to 43 degrees and all parties concerned agreed that the conditions were unsuitable for racing …

David Hayes Makes rare trip to Gosford

David Hayes Makes rare trip to Gosford

8 Jan, 2013

A rare trip to Gosford for trainer David Hayes will see the in-form Mabsam chase valuable black type status in the Listed $100,000 Gosford RSL Belle Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) on Gosford Gold Cup day on January 10.

Mabsam will chase black type status in the Listed Gosford RSL Belle Of The Turf Stakes. …

Shinn to resume riding at Gosford

Shinn to resume riding at Gosford

3 Jul, 2012

Jockey Blake Shinn is set to take up the challenge of re-establishing himself amongst Sydney’s top jockey ranks when he resumes riding at Gosford tomorrow.

Blake Shinn will return to riding at Gosford on Wednesday - photo © Steve Hart

The controversial jockey is returning form a six week stint on the sidelines after Racing …

Rosehill hopeful Saturday’s meeting to go ahead

Rosehill hopeful Saturday’s meeting to go ahead

1 Mar, 2012

Australian Turf Club officials are hopeful that Rosehill Gardens will go ahead on Saturday after missing the worst of the big wet that has engulfed most of southern New South Wales and Victoria.

The Rosehill track only received 26mm of rain overnight and has been posted a heavy 8 on Thursday afternoon.

Several other venues …

Christian Reith to miss start of Autumn Carnival

Christian Reith to miss start of Autumn Carnival

17 Feb, 2012

Jockey Christian Reith has been suspended by NSW Racing Stewards for careless riding and will miss the start of the Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Stewards found Reith guilty of careless riding relating to the incident in which fellow jockey Cory Brown was dislodged from Rain Alert in the Off The Rails Maiden Handicap (1100m) at Gosford …

Provincial Clubs Clash Over NSW Scheduling

Provincial Clubs Clash Over NSW Scheduling

14 Feb, 2012

Racing NSW faces some fierce debate over the coming weeks and months with more and more clubs staking claim to the lucrative Saturday meetings.

Wyong, Gosford and Hawkesbury are all pushing more a bigger share of the pie with Newcastle and Kembla Grange the main two under threat.

The success of the Hawkesbury standalone Saturday …

NSW Night Racing In Need Of Revamp

NSW Night Racing In Need Of Revamp

3 Feb, 2012

There’s no doubt that the concept of night racing as a whole is a good one and it presents a very real new revenue stream for clubs.

Victoria has seen the opportunity for years and the expansion of their night racing program across Moonee Valley and Cranbourne this year shows just how much investment they’re …

Start Key To Yulalona In Gosford Cup

Start Key To Yulalona In Gosford Cup

12 Jan, 2012

With the Magic Millions news almost taking over this week we can’t forget that there’s still plenty of racing to get through before then.

Today is the Gosford Cup meeting and there’s a host of good horses making the journey in what is a very nice program.

The main event Gosford Cup is especially intriguing …