News About: John Sargent

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

14 Dec, 2016

Trainer Peter Robl is confident that Centre Pivot is in the right form to lay a good account for himself when he lines up for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Centre Pivot will line up for Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Daniel Costello

Centre Pivot has …

Better Luck sees Hear The Chant win the Thoroughbred Club Stakes

Better Luck sees Hear The Chant win the Thoroughbred Club Stakes

8 Oct, 2016

A change of luck has seen Hear The Chant bounce back to the winner’s stall in the Group 3 $150,000 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield today.

The Lindsay Park trained Hear The Chant failed to beat a runner last start when twelfth in the Group 3 $150,000 Scarborough Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on …

Retirement Considered for Suavito

Retirement Considered for Suavito

5 Sep, 2016

Connections of multiple Group 1 winning mare Suavito will meet this week to discuss her possible retirement after she failed to perform in last Saturday’s Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes.

Suavito is likely to be retired after failing to show up in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes last Saturday at Moonee Valley. Photo: Ultimate …

Aurie’s Star Handicap Ideal for Smart Volatility

Aurie’s Star Handicap Ideal for Smart Volatility

5 Aug, 2016

Jockey Tye Angland is confident that Hong Kong import Smart Volatility will prove tough to beat when he lines up for the Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday.

Jockey Tye Angland will partner Smart Volatility in Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington. Photo: Daniel Costello

Smart Volatility made his Australian …

13 In Aurie’s Star Handicap Field

13 In Aurie’s Star Handicap Field

3 Aug, 2016

The 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap field has been released and 13 gallopers are set to contest the Group 3 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Escado is one of a number of talented gallopers that are set to return to the races in the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Smart …

Smart Volatility scores nose win in Ramornie Handicap

Smart Volatility scores nose win in Ramornie Handicap

13 Jul, 2016

Former Hong Kong galloper Smart Volatility scored his first win on Australian soil with a nose victory in the Listed $160,000 Crowe Horwath Ramornie Handicap (1200m) at Grafton today.

Trainer John Sargent, above, prepared Smart Volatility to win the Ramornie Handicap at Grafton. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Smart Volatility ($21) was having his second run …

Gust Of Wind to carry extra weight in Melbourne Cup

Gust Of Wind to carry extra weight in Melbourne Cup

27 Jun, 2016

Trainer John Sargent expects 2015 Australian Oaks winner Gust Of Wind to be in foal when she races in the Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on the first Tuesday in November.

Gust Of Wind, above, could run in the Melbourne Cup carrying a foal to Criterion. Photo by Steve Hart.

Gust Of …

Southern Cross Stakes Could Be Too Sharp For Aussies Love Sport

Southern Cross Stakes Could Be Too Sharp For Aussies Love Sport

9 Feb, 2016

Aussies Love Sport is set to be return to the races in the 2016 Southern Cross Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday, but trainer Peter Robl admits that the Group 3 event may prove a bit too sharp for the talented galloper.

Aussies Love Sport will have the chance to return to winning form in …

85 Included in 2016 Sydney Cup Nominations

85 Included in 2016 Sydney Cup Nominations

8 Feb, 2016

A total of 85 of the country’s leading stayers have been included in 2016 Sydney Cup nominations, highlighted by the pending appearance of several previous winners at the highest level of racing at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of The Championships.

Reigning champion Grand Marshal has been included in 2016 Sydney Cup nominations. Photo: Sarah …

Top Score to put runs on the board for the Autumn Carnival

Top Score to put runs on the board for the Autumn Carnival

22 Jan, 2016

Well-bred three year old Top Score is ready to put some runs on the board heading into the Sydney Autumn Carnival when he returns to the race track in the $85,000 Schweppes Quality (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Tommy Berry takes the ride on Top Score in the Schweppes Quality at Randwick. Photo by Steve …