News About: Sandown Classic
Prominent owner Lloyd Williams scored a sentimental win with Tanby taking out the Group 2 $350,000 Deadly Design Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sportingbet Sandown Park today.
The Zipping Classic was named after Williams’ top line galloper Zipping and after winning …
Jockey Damien Oliver is looking for a belated win on weight for age king Manighar when he reunites with the six year old in the Group 1 $500,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday.
Oliver replaces Peter …
Trainer David Hayes is putting his judgement to the test and believes his imported stayer Americain has the right credentials to win first over 2000m.
Americain has only ever won over a shorter distance on one occasion and that was his first start in race over 1400m at Chantilly in 2007.
But Hayes is confident …
No firm plans have been made about the future of star stayer Americain who toyed with a small field to win the 2011 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown Hillside today.
Part owner Kevin Bamford said he will sit down with fellow owner Gerry Ryan and nut …
Anyone who watched the past two Melbourne Cups would not doubt the ability of Americain after a 2010 Cup win and an unlucky fourth this year.
But going into Saturday’s Zipping Classic (2400m) the next question is how tough is Americain?
It is a good thing they re-named the Sandown Classic after the great Zipping …
One can always rely on Manighar to finish top six and nearly assuredly not win the race.
Manighar hasn’t won since October 2009 but since has had 14 starts and has finished in the top six in 12 of them.
Even trainer Luca Cumani is now saying he lacks the killer punch but he continues …
John Sadler took it as quite an achievement when he picked up Sister Madly to his stables, the ex Anthony Cummings racehorse valued at a million dollars in the auction ring.
The purchase was made by Edinburgh Park Syndicate and Sadler was given the keys with instructions …
Lloyd Williams has announced that crowd favourite Zipping has been retired after failing to recover from a leg injury he sustained during the autumn carnival.
The ten-year-old gelding was notably absent from the Cox Plate and Caulfield Cup nominations …
The hugely promising Melbourne based filly Heidilicious will not be seen contesting the Cup’s circuit in Victoria during the spring carnival.
The John Sadler trained rising four-year old was one of the major talking points coming out of the Brisbane Winter Carnival even though she never managed to win a race.
She’s only had the …
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