News About: Listen Son

Listen Son To Give Villiers Stakes Field Something To Chase

Listen Son To Give Villiers Stakes Field Something To Chase

12 Dec, 2013

Trainer Tony Gollan has revealed that veteran gelding Listen Son will follow his usual racing pattern and head straight to the lead in the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday.

Trainer Tony Gollan has confirmed that Listen Son will contest the Villiers Stakes rather than the Brisbane Handicap this …

Villiers Stakes Or Brisbane Handicap For Listen Son

Villiers Stakes Or Brisbane Handicap For Listen Son

11 Dec, 2013

Trainer Tony Gollan is confident that Listen Son is at peak fitness, despite the veteran gelding not being seen at the races since November 2, but is still unsure whether the consistent galloper will contest the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) in Sydney or the Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Update: Listen …

O’Hara to ride Listen Son in Villiers Stakes

O’Hara to ride Listen Son in Villiers Stakes

10 Dec, 2013

Tough as teak jockey Kathy O’Hara has picked up the ride on Listen Son in the Group 2 $175,000 Villiers Stakes (1550m) on the Kensington track at Randwick on Saturday.

Kathy O'Hara will ride Listen Son in the Villiers Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The popular jockey is making a return to race riding after …

Boom Chance for Gollan in Melbourne

Boom Chance for Gollan in Melbourne

2 Aug, 2012

Queensland trainer Tony Gollan will again venture to Melbourne to chase the southern riches after stable star Temple Of Boom impressed in a spring campaign last year.

Temple Of Boom will travel to Melbourne for the Spring Carnival and target the Patinack Farm Classic - photo by Taron Clarke

While Temple Of Boom will again …

Mid Summer Music causes upset in Stradbroke

Mid Summer Music causes upset in Stradbroke

9 Jun, 2012

Mid Summer Music has caused a major upset today, taking out the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

The six-year-old mare was not highly regarded to win the race, not even by trainer Peter Moody.

Mid Summer Music caused an upset to win the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm - photo © Daniel Costello…

Gollan Says Listen To The Facts

Gollan Says Listen To The Facts

22 Dec, 2011

His horse ran second in the Lough Neagh Stakes last year but trainer Tony Gollan says there’s plenty of upside about Listen Son to go one better in 2011.

The race is one of the features of the Brisbane summer series and as a result looks hot on paper but Gollan is confident he has …

Belltone to lift for Moore

Belltone to lift for Moore

10 Dec, 2011

Connections of UNiTAB $8 chance Belltone are expecting an improved run in today’s Group 3 $200,000 George Moore Stakes (1200m) at Doomben .

The Kelso Wood-trained six-year-old is going into the race second-up after a close up effort in the Listed Keith Noud Quality (1200m) at Eagle Farm a fortnight ago.

On that occasion jockey …

In-form Munce on key rides for Wood

In-form Munce on key rides for Wood

8 Dec, 2011

The promise of a heavy track at Doomben hasn’t stopped top jockey Chris Munce in thinking Lucky Morna can make a successful return to racing in the Listed Carlton Mid Mode Plate (1200m) on Saturday.

Munce who has ridden 17 winners from his last 64 rides, unsurprisingly has a full book of rides of which …

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

7 Dec, 2011

Embattled Sunshine Coast trainer Darryl Hansen will have one last throw at the wickets when an appeal against a six month suspension is heard by the Internal Appeal Tribunal within the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal next Wednesday.

Hansen is fighting the suspension relating to the TC02 positive found from Hussonator at the Mackay Turf …

Gollan Wills Rain To Ease Ahead Of George Moore Stakes

Gollan Wills Rain To Ease Ahead Of George Moore Stakes

7 Dec, 2011

Trainer Tony Gollan is concerned about the forecast of more rain for Brisbane over the coming days ahead of the Group 3 George Moore Stakes at Doomben this weekend.

Gollan will be represented by both Listen Son and Spirit Of Boom in the race.

“The last thing I want for both of them is rain,” …