News About: Hawkesbury

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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Shoreham Primed for Hawkesbury Gold Cup

Shoreham Primed for Hawkesbury Gold Cup

29 Apr, 2016

Gerald Ryan is confident the conditions of Saturday’s Group 3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m) will play into the strengths of classy gelding Shoreham following a competitive last-start performance.

Shoreham (left) will carry plenty of upside into Saturday’s Hawkesbury Gold Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Shoreham clearly needed a run when he resumed this time …

Prince Cheri Returns Favourite in Hawkesbury Gold Cup

Prince Cheri Returns Favourite in Hawkesbury Gold Cup

6 Jun, 2015

David Vandyke’s French import Prince Cheri is gearing up to make his return to the track in Sunday’s Hawkesbury Gold Cup with the bookies taking no chances on the galloper who hasn’t raced in over a year.

Prince Cheri returns from an injury-enforced break in Sunday’s rescheduled 2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Clarence River Jockey Club sack chief executive

Clarence River Jockey Club sack chief executive

20 Jul, 2012

Clarence River Jockey Club chairman Graeme Green said that dwindling crowds and industry participation at the annual Grafton Cup Carnival contributed to the shock sacking of chief executive Bradley de Martino Rosaroll on Wednesday night.

The board responded to a no-confidence vote at a specially convened meeting on Wednesday night in dismissing De Martino Rosaroll  …

Waterhouse to continue winning streak at Hawkesbury

Waterhouse to continue winning streak at Hawkesbury

3 May, 2012

Gai Waterhouse is looking to continue her dominance of the major Autumn Carnival features when she sends a strong team to Hawkesbury on Saturday.

Waterhouse and Nash Rawiller took all before them over the last couple of months, combining to win seven Group 1s _ the two year old Triple Crown with Pierro, The Queen …

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 …

Warwick Farm Washout Costs $8M

Warwick Farm Washout Costs $8M

6 Feb, 2012

As the TAB, ATC and Racing NSW continue to count the cost of abandoning Saturday’s feature meeting at Warwick Farm there’s no doubt it’s been a massive blow.

Estimates say around $8 million in turnover was lost and the autumn carnival has been put on the back foot before it’s even begun.

The Warwick Farm …

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 …

$200m To Secure Sydney’s Metro Status

$200m To Secure Sydney’s Metro Status

3 May, 2011

The success of the Autumn Carnival looks to have done enough to ensure a $200 million investment to transform Sydney’s premiere racing precincts.

Royal Randwick, Rosehill Gardens and Warwick Farm will all benefit from the financial windfall which will upgrade the facilities to  a world class standard.

The construction could be underway as early as …

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 …