News About: Scone Carnival

Shinn to miss Brisbane Winter Carnival

Shinn to miss Brisbane Winter Carnival

17 May, 2012

Jockey Blake Shinn is free to ride at the two day Scone Carnival on Friday and Saturday but is set to miss the Brisbane Winter Carnival after being suspended for six weeks by Racing New South Wales Stewards at Canterbury yesterday.

Shinn was found guilty of a charge of improper riding in that at the …

Trainer Believes Banned Jockey Should Face Harsher Punishment

Trainer Believes Banned Jockey Should Face Harsher Punishment

27 May, 2011

Trainer Liam Birchley is trying to make sense of jockey Daniel Ganderton’s ride on his three-year-old filly Liesele at Scone on May 14.

Ganderton was observed holding Liesele up for a run at a number of stages in the 1,100 metre Coolmore Handicap.

The jockey faced seven different charges and was banned from riding for …

Rebel Border’s On Dual State Success

Rebel Border’s On Dual State Success

12 May, 2011

Border Rebel will run in Scone tomorrow before embarking on a Brisbane assignment to once again look for Group 1 glory.

His run in Scone will be in an unlisted quality handicap over 1100m but it will be far from a sure win.

Leading the field as the top weight is Group 1 winner Atomic …

Scone Nominations Continue Regional Racing Boom

Scone Nominations Continue Regional Racing Boom

10 May, 2011

The appeal of stand-alone regional meetings in New South Wales continues to grow, this time Scone Racing Club is set to enjoy the massive windfall.

While crowd numbers and betting turnover are the most important figures, they will surely be boosted with almost 600 horses nominated across the two day carnival.

There’s some good quality …