News About: King Saul

King Saul’s Autumn Carnival is on the line in Hobartville

King Saul’s Autumn Carnival is on the line in Hobartville

1 Mar, 2012

Western Australian three year old King Saul will have his Sydney Autumn Carnival cut short if he can’t perform well in the Hobartville Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

Trainer Trevor Andrews is willing to give his three year old some breathing space but if he doesn’t show some return to form in the Group 2 …

Playing God wins 2011 Kingston Town Classic

Playing God wins 2011 Kingston Town Classic

3 Dec, 2011

The genius of trainer Neville Parnham turned the attitude of Playing God to enabled him to take a consecutive Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot today.

The four-year-old hadn’t won since February and had raced since August which took in Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

The best Playing God could manage in Melbourne …

Luckygray out of luck with Kingston Town draw

Luckygray out of luck with Kingston Town draw

30 Nov, 2011

Luckygray may have used up all his luck when winning the Group 1 Railway Stakes on protest last start judging by his horror draw in Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot.

The Gino Poletti-trained four-year-old was allotted the outside alley in 14 for Saturday’s feature.

The lightly-raced entire is stepping up to …

Blinkers on Kincaple for Kingston Town

Blinkers on Kincaple for Kingston Town

30 Nov, 2011

Kalgoorlie Cup winner Kincaple will be sharpened up with blinkers for the Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m)  at Ascot on Saturday.

Trainer Mark Reed is taking a calculated risk with the ex-Victorian wanting him to settle closer to the lead without pulling.

It is a case of winkers off and blinkers on for …

Avienus future decided after Kingston Town

Avienus future decided after Kingston Town

30 Nov, 2011

Bargain basement buy Avienus may be heading into her final start when she tackles Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Connections are undecided but know the end is nigh.

The Group 2 winner would enhance her broodmare value with win at the highest level but even with failure there …

Schofield On Strict Diet For Kingston Town Stakes Ride

Schofield On Strict Diet For Kingston Town Stakes Ride

28 Nov, 2011

Sydney jockey Glyn Schofield is about to begin a diet that will allow him to ride talented galloper King Saul in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic at Ascot this weekend.

Schofield will need to get down under King Saul’s weight allocation of 52 kilograms in time for the $500,000 race.

“I’ve got to lose …

James to decide on Railway appeal by Friday

James to decide on Railway appeal by Friday

27 Nov, 2011

A decision on whether to appeal the West Australian stewards’ 2011 Railway Stakes controversial verdict will be made by the connections of He’s Remarkable by Friday.

Trainer Roger James and owners Gerard Peterson, Rod Baulcomb and John Struthers are expected to meet on Thursday to discuss the matter.

The WA Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal will …

Schofield new rider for King Saul

Schofield new rider for King Saul

23 Nov, 2011

Jockey Glyn Schofield will take the ride on WA Guineas winner King Saul in the Kingston Town Classic

Sydney based jockey Glyn Schofield has secured the ride on WA Guineas winner King Saul  in the G1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascoton Saturday week.

Schofield was contacted by connections .and is happy to take …

Ortensia gets her Group 1 in Winterbottom

Ortensia gets her Group 1 in Winterbottom

19 Nov, 2011

Top sprinting mare Ortensia won her second Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot today and captured her first Group1 albeit belatedly.

The six-year-old mare won the 2009 Winterbottom Stakes when still a Group 2 event for former trainer Tony Noonan.
Later she past the post first in the 2010 Group I The Galaxy (1100m) at Randwick …

Williams win 2011 WA Guineas on King Saul

Williams win 2011 WA Guineas on King Saul

19 Nov, 2011

The $350,000 W A Guineas (1600m) went the way King Saul and jockey Craig Williams – who else – at Ascot today.
Continuing on from his splendid Melbourne Racing Spring Carnival when winning the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate among other key races, Williams produced another perfect ride to give the Trevor Andrews trained gelding …