News About: Neville Layt

Red Excitement a Winning Chance in Villiers Stakes

Red Excitement a Winning Chance in Villiers Stakes

8 Dec, 2015

Gerald Ryan is pleased with the benefit Red Excitement has taken from his run in the Festival Stakes a fortnight ago and is confident the six-year-old is a legitimate winning chance in Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.

Gerald Ryan is pleased with Red Excitement ahead of the Villiers Stakes at Randwick …

Moody’s New Queen – Karuta Queen Joins New Stable

Moody’s New Queen – Karuta Queen Joins New Stable

29 Nov, 2012

A decision has been finalised regarding which trainer will take over the preparation of classy mare Karuta Queen with new owner John Singleton naming dual Victorian Premiership winner Peter Moody as the man now behind the former Magic Millions Classic winner.

Karuta Queen will be prepared by Victoria's Peter Moody for her final season on …

Karuta Queen to be retired

Karuta Queen to be retired

29 Mar, 2012

Magic Millions winner Karuta Queen looks certain to be retired and will be sent to the National Broodmare sale in May.

Magic Millions winner Karuta Queen is set to be retired from racing - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Karuta Queen’s owners will put her through the Magic Millions sale but if she fails to reach …

Karuta Queen to Return this Weekend

Karuta Queen to Return this Weekend

20 Mar, 2012

Lightning fast sprinter Karuta Queen will contest this Saturday’s Listed Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill in her first run since a disappointing ninth-place effort in the Lightning Fingers Stakes in February.

Queanbeyan based trainer Neville Layt had planned to give the 2011 Magic Millions winner a barrier trial two weekends ago but had to …

Cassidy wraps up winning double in Light Fingers

Cassidy wraps up winning double in Light Fingers

20 Feb, 2012

Evergreen jockey Jim Cassidy wrapped up a winning double for trainer John O’Shea with Sea Siren taking out the Group 2 $175,000 Patinack Farm Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Cassidy had early in the day scored on Warwick Farm for O’Shea in the Group 2 $175,000 NSW Thoroughbred Breeders Classic (1200m) …

Karuta Queen Still On Track For Light Fingers

Karuta Queen Still On Track For Light Fingers

13 Feb, 2012

After her disappointing Rubiton Stakes effort at Caulfield on the weekend Karuta Queen is showing no ill effects that will keep her out the Light Fingers Stakes.

The normally lightning quick filly was last out of stalls on Saturday, the only time she’s ever missed the jump.

As a result she couldn’t find the front …

Karuta Queen is ready to kick off her Autumn

Karuta Queen is ready to kick off her Autumn

9 Feb, 2012

Smart  filly Karuta Queen is ready to kick off her Autumn Carnival campaign against some tough sprinters at Caulfield on Saturday, a week late.

The Queanbeyan filly was due to resume for trainer Neville Layt in the www.tab.com.au Handicap (1000m) at Warwick Farm last week but those plans were thrown into disarray when the meeting …

Karuta Queen To Be Sent To Melbourne

Karuta Queen To Be Sent To Melbourne

6 Feb, 2012

Karuta Queen will be shifted south to Melbourne this week after missing out on a crucial first up run in Sydney on Saturday.

Karuta Queen was the highest profile horse to be robbed of a start after the Warwick Farm meeting was canned due to surface water sitting on the track.

She was due to …

Rain Won’t Halt Karuta Queen’s Parade

Rain Won’t Halt Karuta Queen’s Parade

3 Feb, 2012

On paper it looked like the rivals of Karuta Queen tomorrow at Warwick Farm would need some sort of outside intervention to have any chance of toppling the flying filly.

In the minds of some the wet weather could have provided that opening but trainer Neville Layt has slammed it shut.

Layt says the wet …

Karuta Queen Heading Back To Queensland

Karuta Queen Heading Back To Queensland

1 Feb, 2012

Magic Millions winner Karuta Queen is set to return to the Queensland for the winter if all goes to plan with her return to racing at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Karuta Queen hasn’t raced since finishing second to African Pulse in the 1000m Schweppes Tonic 1000 down the straight at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day …