News About: Hawkesbury Racecourse

Two Blue Capable of Winning Godolphin Crown

Two Blue Capable of Winning Godolphin Crown

29 Apr, 2016

Two Blue faces a big task in overcoming a race-high 59kgs in Saturday’s Godolphin Crown (1300m), but trainer Kristen Buchanan is confident the mare will lay a typically good account for herself in the Group 3 race at Hawkesbury.

Two Blue will carry topweight in Saturday’s Godolphin Crown at Hawkesbury. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

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Darci Be Good Begins Hawkesbury Gold Cup Campaign

Darci Be Good Begins Hawkesbury Gold Cup Campaign

2 Aug, 2013

Darci Be Good is scheduled to begin his spring racing carnival at Rosehill Racecourse tomorrow.

The five-year-old has not had a race start since finishing eighth in the $85,000 Kari Aboriginal Resources Handicap at the same track in February.

He will be looking to begin his spring campaign on a high when he lines up …

Telstra Black Out Proves Costly To Racing

Telstra Black Out Proves Costly To Racing

25 Jul, 2011

Telstra is said to be responsible for the blackout that affected Sky Racing and TVN broadcasters yesterday.

Punters and racing enthusiasts were forced to listen to races without vision for eight hours after a problem occurred at around 12.45pm yesterday.

Racing administrators in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria believe they have lost more than …

2000 Not Out, Rod Quinn Still On Top At 50

2000 Not Out, Rod Quinn Still On Top At 50

29 Apr, 2011

The 2000 win club isn’t an overly populous group in the world of jockeys so when a new member is anointed a bit of a pat on the back and a few claps would certainly be in order.

Unfortunately for Rod Quinn though his milestone has been and gone with seemingly not a whisper heard …

Hawkesbury Mile Card Could Top $1M In 2012

Hawkesbury Mile Card Could Top $1M In 2012

29 Apr, 2011

They have always been bold at the Hawkesbury race club and the development of their stand alone Saturday meeting is a testament to the hard work and dedication constantly put in by the members.

Their next task though is perhaps even bolder with a plan to hit the seven figure mark for prize money in …

Barrier Draw Set To Rain On Conner’s Parade

Barrier Draw Set To Rain On Conner’s Parade

28 Apr, 2011

While Sydney trainer Marc Conners is usually jumping for joy at the prospect of nabbing an inside gate for one of his horses, his barrier draw of one for this Saturday’s Hawkesbury Guineas is extremely unwelcome.

With substantial rain falling on Hawkesbury Racecourse throughout the week, and with more expected to come, the inside barrier …

Cassidy Gambles On Guineas With Hawkesbury Loyalty

Cassidy Gambles On Guineas With Hawkesbury Loyalty

28 Apr, 2011

Jim Cassidy is relying on all his experience after making a crucial decision to give up some huge chances on the Hawkesbury Guineas Day race card.

The veteran rider has decided it’s better to hold off on the top hopes at the regional meeting in a bid to be aboard some big chances when the …

Retirement Not On The Radar For Newport

Retirement Not On The Radar For Newport

27 Apr, 2011

Paul Perry’s Newport has come out of a short stint at retirement to return to racing at Hawkesbury this weekend.

The rising nine-year-old gelding spent the last five months in the paddock after a Sydney spring campaign last year.

Trainer Paul Perry decided to cut short his horse’s retirement after Newport showed that he still …