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Scone Guineas to Cox Plate for Ashokan?

Scone Guineas to Cox Plate for Ashokan?

16 May, 2013

If there is one thing that Gai Waterhouse cannot be accused of it is being a pessimist.

Ashokan runs in the Inglis Guineas at Scone on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

The high profile trainer will send often troublesome colt Ashokan to the $500,000 Inglis Guineas (1400m) at Scone on Saturday which she believes could be …

Clarence River Jockey Club sack chief executive

Clarence River Jockey Club sack chief executive

20 Jul, 2012

Clarence River Jockey Club chairman Graeme Green said that dwindling crowds and industry participation at the annual Grafton Cup Carnival contributed to the shock sacking of chief executive Bradley de Martino Rosaroll on Wednesday night.

The board responded to a no-confidence vote at a specially convened meeting on Wednesday night in dismissing De Martino Rosaroll  …

Pampelonne to pass vet for Doomben 10,000 start

Pampelonne to pass vet for Doomben 10,000 start

25 May, 2012

Doomben 10,000 hopeful Pampelonne  looks certain to pass a veterinary inspection today before being cleared to run in tomorrow’s 1350m Group 1 $650,000 WFA sprint at Doomben.

The Tim Martin trained Pampelonne hit his head in his stable when he arrived at Eagle Farm earlier in the week and required several stitches to close the …

Diva, Think & Caviar Relations At Easter Sale

Diva, Think & Caviar Relations At Easter Sale

29 Nov, 2011

The Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale in Sydney next year looms as one of the most lucrative ever with a cluster of relations to proven champions.

Black Caviar, So You Think and Makybe Diva will all be represented be either half or full blooded siblings.

It’s these drawcard horses that organisers are hoping will drag …

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 …

Owners Back Country Racing Carnivals

Owners Back Country Racing Carnivals

19 May, 2011

There’s no doubt the recent success of standalone country carnivals in New South Wales has got many people talking and the possibility of expansion is gaining pace.

Trainers, jockey’s, officials and most importantly punters all benefitted from the meetings and the town’s themselves earned a huge windfall.

Support for more of the same has also …

More Than Great Opportunity At Redemption

More Than Great Opportunity At Redemption

13 May, 2011

More Than Great may not be a name many come up with when they are talking about the great racehorses over the recent years.

Indeed for many people the name may not register an thoughts whatsoever.

However when looking through his race records there is one scalp that stand out above all the rest, More …

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 & Doomben Track’s Both On The Improve

Scone & Doomben Track’s Both On The Improve

12 May, 2011

Country racing will once again be thrown into the spotlight tomorrow when the Scone two day racing carnival kicks off with a bag of quality nominations.

Nearly every race boasts a capacity field with more than a few Group winners dotted throughout the entries.

Helen Sinclair CEO at Scone says that despite the chilly temperatures …

Scone To Deliver A Rare Autumn ‘Good 3′

Scone To Deliver A Rare Autumn ‘Good 3′

10 May, 2011

In a somewhat rare event during the Autumn racing season in 2011 the Scone two-day carnival could be run across a Good rated track.

Weather has hounded metropolitan race meeting all year with the majority of Sydney Group 1 features run across slow or heavy rated tracks.

According to Reto Cadelbet, track manager at Scone …