News About: Roy Higgins
Last Saturday’s Rosehill winner Bring Me The Maid is the big firmer for the Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill after the weekend’s racing.
Caulfield trainer Peter Moody has no worries …
The win of first starter Bring Me The Maid in the Listed $120,000 Sports 1000 (1000m) at Flemington today will lift the spirits of Australian racing icon and former champion jockey Roy Higgins.
Zoustar stamped himself as the best three-year-old in Australia and gave veteran jockey Jim Cassidy his 100th victory at Group 1 level with a strong win in the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington this afternoon.
Veteran jockey Jim Cassidy has the opportunity to win his 100th Group 1 race when he partners Hawkspur in the Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
Evergreen jockey Jim Cassidy might not have to wait long to ride his one hundredth Group 1 winner if Chris Waller decides to run last start winner Hawkspur in the Group 1 $350,000 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.
A first season stud fee will be announced early next week for recently retired super colt Pierro following a $30 million handshake which saw Coolmore strike a deal with owner Greg Kolivos.
Pierro will stand his first season at the famous Coolmore Stud …
Jockey Luke Nolen’s actions have been labelled “The blunder from Down Under” after he eased down Black Caviar over the concluding stages of the Group 1 £500,000 The Diamond Jubilee Stakes (6 furlongs) at Royal Ascot on Saturday.
The full brother to Black Caviar, Moshe, has been retired after a career that spanned just five race starts.
The galloper displayed promising results during his short career, winning three of his five runs.
Moshe, who is just four-year-old, was retired after contracting a severe throat infection that was deemed to be career-ending.
The Bel …
This season’s leading Moonee Valley hoop Craig Newitt was seen at his desperate best when Exceed and Excite led throughout to win the Mazda 72 955m sprint at Moonee Valley tonight.
Newitt come into the meeting on eight wins, one ahead of both Dwayne Dunn and Luke Nolen.
Those two rode earlier winners Dunn (Anjea) …
Moshe is set to join his older sister Black Caviar’s stable, with the three-year-old now set to be trained by Peter Moody.
The owners of Moshe opted for a change of trainer after the horse failed to perform at Caulfield a fortnight ago.
Syndicate manager Roy Higgins said that Moshe would join Moody’s stable after …
- Chris Waller
- Melbourne Cup
- Gai Waterhouse
- Cox Plate
- Caulfield Cup
- Peter Moody
- Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
- Golden Slipper
- Hugh Bowman
- Stradbroke Handicap
- Doncaster Mile
- Black Caviar
- Damien Oliver
- Peter Snowden
- Caulfield Guineas
- Queen Elizabeth Stakes
- Craig Williams
- James McDonald
- Darren Weir
- Blue Diamond Stakes
- Newmarket Handicap
- David Hayes