News About: Sydney Autumn Carnival

tinto to be saved for the Spring Carnival

tinto to be saved for the Spring Carnival

8 Apr, 2015

Top Queensland mare Tinto will miss the rest of the Sydney Autumn Carnival and head home before being prepared for the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival.

Tinto will return home to spell before being prepared for a Spring Carnival campaign. Photo by Steve Hart.

Tinto had two runs over the Autumn for a sixth to Danesiri …

Madam Gangster stole the show in Frances Tressady Stakes

Madam Gangster stole the show in Frances Tressady Stakes

7 Mar, 2015

Madam Gangster continues on her winning way when she stole the show by taking out the Group 3 $150,000 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) at Flemington today.

Madam Gangster made it four wins on the trot with a win in the Frances Tressady Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

A perfect rails hugging ride from …

Endless Shadow on trial for Sydney Autumn in Nudgee Quality

Endless Shadow on trial for Sydney Autumn in Nudgee Quality

30 Jan, 2015

Last start Gold Coast winner Endless Shadow will be on trial for a Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign when she lines up in the Listed $100,000 Evergreen Turf Nudgee Quality (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Another good performance by Endless Shadow in the Nudgee Quality will see the mare head south for the Sydney Autumn Carnival. …

Sebring Sun to peak on Golden Slipper Day

Sebring Sun to peak on Golden Slipper Day

23 Jan, 2015

Smart colt Sebring Sun will kick of his Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign at Randwick on Saturday with the Group 1 $3.5m Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 21 to be his grand final.

Trainer Gary Portelli is keen to get Sebring Sun to peak on Golden Slipper Day. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Protectionist’s Autumn Carnival debut getting closer

Protectionist’s Autumn Carnival debut getting closer

23 Jan, 2015

A rousing gallop by Protectionist at Newcastle this morning has placed last year’s Melbourne Cup winner one step closer to making his 2015 Autumn Carnival debut.

2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist is set to barrier trial as he prepares for his return to racing in the Autumn Carnival. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The German bred …

Whiteley to retain ride on Mishani Honcho in Sydney Campaign

Whiteley to retain ride on Mishani Honcho in Sydney Campaign

19 Jan, 2015

Jockey Chris Whiteley is set to retain the ride on smart two year old Mishani Honcho if connections decide to pursue a Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign.

Connections are considering a Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign with Mishani Honcho, above. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Golden Slipper discussion have been instigated after the Les Ross trained Mishani Honcho …

Kensington Track still not ready for racing

Kensington Track still not ready for racing

14 Jan, 2015

Australian Turf Club’s Chief Executive Officer Darren Pearce is keen for Randwick’s Kensington Track to have more time to recuperate before hosting its next race meeting.

Jockey Blake Shinn was one of many racing participants to criticise the performance of the Kensington Track. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Kensington Track has been undergoing …

O’Brien Aims for Third Australian Guineas Win with Bondeiger

O’Brien Aims for Third Australian Guineas Win with Bondeiger

22 Dec, 2014

Trainer Danny O’Brien has won two of the past four Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), first with Shamrocker in 2011 before Shamus Award earlier this year, and is looking to earn his third in the 2015 edition on March 7 with Bondeiger.

Bondeiger (centre) will be aimed towards the Australian Guineas in a busy autumn …

Rosehill Guineas on the agenda for Hong Kong Captain

Rosehill Guineas on the agenda for Hong Kong Captain

17 Dec, 2014

The Group 1 $500,000 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) at Rosehill in March is on the agenda for Hong Kong Captain after the three year old scored a soft debut win at Mornington today.

Jockey Michael Walker believes that Hong Kong Captain will develop into a nice staying horse. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Hong Kong Captain was …

Deep Field to be set for major Autumn Sprints

Deep Field to be set for major Autumn Sprints

19 Nov, 2014

Unbeaten four year old Deep Field will be set for the major sprint races during the 2015 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Emerging sprinting star Deep Field will be aimed towards the major sprints during the Sydney Autumn Carnival. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Deep Field was sent to the spelling paddock after maintaining his perfect record of …