News About: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Manawanui Banned from Racing after Second Bleeding Attack

Manawanui Banned from Racing after Second Bleeding Attack

3 Mar, 2015

Six-year-old gelding Manawanui received a lifetime ban from racing in Australia after suffering a bleeding attack during a Rosehill barrier trial this morning (Tuesday).

Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes winner Manawanui has been banned from racing following his second bleeding attack. Photo by Steve Hart.

It was the second bleed during competition for the Group …

Star Colts Feature in Hobartville Stakes Nominations

Star Colts Feature in Hobartville Stakes Nominations

16 Feb, 2015

Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller has nominated four horses for the Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m), running at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, however it’s not certain that all four will accept for the final field on Wednesday.

Preferment is one of four colts nominated by Chris Waller for the Hobartville Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.…

Of The Brave Looking Towards Golden Slipper

Of The Brave Looking Towards Golden Slipper

29 Jan, 2015

Mark Riley has already begun mapping out a route towards the $3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) with Of The Brave following an impressive barrier trial from the colt on Thursday morning.

Of The Brave is set for a Golden Slipper preparation following a barrier trial victory at Cranbourne. Photo by Race Horse Photos …

Driefontein Will Bring A-Game in Expressway Stakes

Driefontein Will Bring A-Game in Expressway Stakes

29 Jan, 2015

The Gai Waterhouse-trained Driefontein has proven she’s a tough mare after racing through the spring and summer without a break, however that doesn’t mean she won’t be bringing her A-game to the Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday.

After running straight through the spring and summer Driefontein’s campaign will near …

CF Orr Stakes Hopeful Sonntag Impresses in Exhibition Gallop

CF Orr Stakes Hopeful Sonntag Impresses in Exhibition Gallop

29 Jan, 2015

Henry Dwyer’s Sonntag kicked off his autumn preparation with an exhibition gallop at Ballarat on Wednesday, impressing hoop Chad Schofield in the process.

A solid gallop has Sonntag in good form for the CF Orr Stakes on February 14. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old gelding could resume as soon as the Group 1 CF …

Red Excitement Scores Emotional Win at Rosehill

Red Excitement Scores Emotional Win at Rosehill

22 Dec, 2014

The Gerald Ryan-trained Red Excitement had a lot of factors working against him in the Drummond Golf Handicap (1400m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday yet the classy galloper managed to work past it all and score his fourth consecutive win, albeit his first since February.

Red Excitement returned after ten months on the sideline …

Ottoman Golden Slipper Favourite after Debut Win

Ottoman Golden Slipper Favourite after Debut Win

22 Dec, 2014

Two-year-old Godolphin filly Ottoman was always well-tipped to win the TAB Place Multi Plate (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday, the filly’s debut run, after a successful barrier trial at Warwick Farm on December 9 that she won by over one length.

James McDonald (pictured here on Pornichet) rode Ottoman to her debut win …

Scissor Kick Definitely Staying in Sydney for Stan Fox Stakes

Scissor Kick Definitely Staying in Sydney for Stan Fox Stakes

22 Sep, 2014

There was speculation Scissor Kick could pass up a run at Rosehill Gardens for Moonee Valley this weekend following his nominations for both the Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes (1500m) and Group 2 Bill Stutt Stakes (1600m).

Scissor Kick (yellow cap) is a definite runner for the Stan Fox Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart.

The …

Miss Ready & O’Hara Set To Continue Winning Partnership At Rosehill

Miss Ready & O’Hara Set To Continue Winning Partnership At Rosehill

14 Jun, 2013

Jockey Kathy O’Hara will look to continue her winning partnership with talented mare Miss Ready when they compete at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.

O’Hara guided Miss Ready to a one length victory in an $85,000 Handicap at the same course earlier this month and will be out to do it all again this weekend.

Missy Ready …

Havana Rey Takes Out Ajax Stakes Ahead Of Queen’s Fancy

Havana Rey Takes Out Ajax Stakes Ahead Of Queen’s Fancy

30 Mar, 2013

Havana Ray has led all the way to claim victory in the Group 2 Ajax Stakes at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens Racecourse today.

The King Cugat gelding won the race by a length ahead of Riva De Lago, who placed second, and Monton, who passed the post in third place.

The early hype surrounded Carlton House, …