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Niwot too tough in Sydney Cup

Niwot too tough in Sydney Cup

28 Apr, 2012

Tough stayer Niwot rewarded Team Hawkes’ hard work and dedication by taking out the Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick today.

Niwot was too strong in the Sydney Cup - photo (c) Steve Hart

Team Hawkes head trainer John Hawkes admitted that Niwot wasn’t an easy horse to train and had to …

McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

McEvoy Scores Sydney Cup Ride on Permit

24 Apr, 2012

Kerrin McEvoy has been awarded the Sydney Cup ride on favourite Permit after the British gelding was allocated 53.5kg when the final field was announced this morning.

Permit will be ridden by Kerrin McEvoy in the Sydney Cup - photo (c) Steve Hart

It will be the first time McEvoy has ridden the Chris Waller-trained …

Gai’s Prince Returns With More To Follow

Gai’s Prince Returns With More To Follow

25 Aug, 2011

Former Group 1 champion Herculian Prince will open his spring campaign at Caulfield

Gai Waterhouse isn’t trying to hide her excitement ahead of the spring carnivals with a stable full of horses she rates very highly to deliver her big stakes success.

She has a heap of horses returning over the next couple of weeks …