News About: Shaun Dwyer

Dunn’s premiership hopes hinge on Flemington winners

Dunn’s premiership hopes hinge on Flemington winners

16 Jul, 2015

Top Melbourne jockey Dwayne Dunn’s premiership hopes hinge on his performance at Flemington Saturday.

Dunn’s chance of winning his first Melbourne jockey’s premiership look dashed after he received an eleven meeting careless riding suspension from the Moonee Valley meeting on Wednesday.

A winning treble at Moonee Valley saw Dunn shoot back to the top of …

Villa Verde on track for The Galaxy

Villa Verde on track for The Galaxy

25 Mar, 2014

Rejuvenated sprinter Villa Verde is on track for the Group 1 $400,000 The Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill following some sparkling track work at Randwick this morning.

Villa Verde was back in the winner's stall after taking out the Challenge Stakes. Photo by Steve Hart.

With James McDonald aboard, Villa Verde worked on the course proper …

Villa Verde Up To The Challenge Stakes Standard

Villa Verde Up To The Challenge Stakes Standard

14 Mar, 2014

Trainer Anthony Cummings is confident that Villa Verde can prove that she can be competitive in open sprint races when she contests the 2014 Challenge Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Villa Verde is chasing her first race win since she took out the 7News Plate on Melbourne Cup Day in 2012. Photo by: Race …

Villa Verde having first start for Cummings in Challenge Stakes

Villa Verde having first start for Cummings in Challenge Stakes

12 Mar, 2014

Former smart two year old Villa Verde will be having her first start for the Anthony Cummings stable when she lines up in the Group 2 $400,000 Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Villa Verde will be having first start for Anthony Cummings in Challenge Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Cummings took …

Anthony Cummings to prepare Villa Verde for the Autumn

Anthony Cummings to prepare Villa Verde for the Autumn

20 Jan, 2014

Randwick trainer Anthony Cummings will take over the training of Villa Verde and prepare the smart filly for the Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Anthony Cummings will prepare Villa Verde,above, for the Sydney Autumn Carnival. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Villa Verde, one time favourite for last year’s Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) …

Villa Verde To Return To Racing At Caulfield On Saturday

Villa Verde To Return To Racing At Caulfield On Saturday

17 Sep, 2013

Trainer Shaun Dwyer is confident that talented filly Villa Verde is an excellent winning chance when she returns to racing in the Three-Year-Olds Plate over 1000 metres at Caulfield on Saturday.

Villa Verde will begin her 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign at Caulfield on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos

Villa Verde has not been …

Light Spring Campaign For Villa Verde

Light Spring Campaign For Villa Verde

3 Sep, 2013

Trainer Shaun Dwyer has revealed that he will only give Villa Verde a light spring campaign with the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) set to be the major 2013 Spring Racing Carnival goal for the talented filly.

Villa Verde is working slowly towards a return to the races for the 2013 Melbourne Spring Racing …

Berry not concerned with wet track in Golden Slipper

Berry not concerned with wet track in Golden Slipper

5 Apr, 2013

The prospect of a heavy track for the running of the Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill tomorrow hasn’t dented the confidence of  jockey Tommy Berry aboard race favourite Overreach.

Tommy Berry confident of riding his first Golden Slipper winner on Overreach. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Rosehill track was downgraded …

Portelli believes All The Talk for the Golden Slipper

Portelli believes All The Talk for the Golden Slipper

5 Apr, 2013

Trainer Gary Portelli is starting to believe the talk about his two year old I’m All The Talk as he heads toward the Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill tomorrow.

I'm All The Talk winning the Skyline Stakes in fast time. Photo by Steve Hart.

Portelli has been talking up the …

Villa Verde still a hope in Golden Slipper

Villa Verde still a hope in Golden Slipper

3 Apr, 2013

Trainer Shaun Dwyer hasn’t lost hope with his filly Villa Verde going into Saturday’s Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill after coming up with a horror barrier.

Villa Verde is facing a tough task in the Golden Slipper after drawing a horror gate. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Villa Verde …