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Manawanui scores upset win in Bill Ritchie Handicap

Manawanui scores upset win in Bill Ritchie Handicap

20 Sep, 2014

Injury plagued six year old Manawanui produced an outstanding first up effort to score an upset win in the Group 3 $125,000 Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Randwick today.

Manawanui, green, black sleeves, finishes too strongly to beat Rock Sturdy in the Bill Ritches Handicap at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The outsider of the …

Manawanui to spell with Cox Plate in his sights

Manawanui to spell with Cox Plate in his sights

22 Mar, 2012

Trainer Ron Leeman has sent his top three year old Manawanui to the spelling paddock with his sights set on this year’s Cox Plate in the Spring.

Leeman decided to pull up stumps after Manawanui had a tough run in the Group 1 $500,000 Turnpoint Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick last Saturday.

From three …

Leemon leaving tactics up to Berry in Randwick Guineas

Leemon leaving tactics up to Berry in Randwick Guineas

16 Mar, 2012

Trainer Ron Leeman will leave riding tactics up to Tommy Berry as the young jockey strives to win his first Group 1 on Manawanui at Randwick tomorrow.

Manawanui has maintained favouritism all week for the Group 1 $500,000 Turnpoint Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) and is currently at $3.25, slightly ahead of Australian Guineas winner Mosheen …

Berry’s luck continues at Gosford

Berry’s luck continues at Gosford

14 Mar, 2012

Sydney rider Tommy Berry keep the winners flowing with a winning treble at Gosford today and hopes the luck follows him to Randwick on Saturday.

Berry will be chasing Group 1 glory on top three year old Manawanui in the Group 1 $500,000 Turnpoint Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m), taking over from the suspended Glyn Schofield.…

Leemon eyeing off Cox Plate with Manawanui

Leemon eyeing off Cox Plate with Manawanui

14 Mar, 2012

Trainer Ron Leeman has his eye set on the Cox Plate in the spring for his top three year old Manawanui but first has to get past super filly Mosheen at Randwick on Saturday.

Leemon will restrict Manawanui to 1600m in the Autumn with the thought not to overtax him with the Group 1 Sportingbet …

Tommy Berry back on Manawanui in Randwick Guineas

Tommy Berry back on Manawanui in Randwick Guineas

12 Mar, 2012

Young Sydney jockey Tommy Berry hopes his good luck continues when he rides Manawanui in the Group 1 $500,000 Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Berry came off a winning treble at Gosford last Friday to take out the Listed $200,000 Mercedes Benz (Canberra) Canberra Cup (2000m) on Fill The Page for local …