News About: Tinseltown
Trainer Mick Kent and jockey Brad Rawiller combined to win consecutive Ballarat Cups with backmarker Domesky today.
The two men, who won the 2010 edition with My Bentley, planned and executed a win based on reverse psychology.
It was commonly thought Ballarat was favouring leaders during the day and if true Domesky had little hope.…
Rating out of ten – Strengths and Weaknesses and Unknowns.
1. ROTHERA Rating 7:
- S: Loves wet ground, with leading top trainer Peter Moody and jockey Luke Nolen.
- W: Never won with 59kg, never raced over 2200m.
- U: Never raced over 2200m or at Ballarat.
2. ILLUSTRIOUS BLUE Rating 2:
- S: Can stay the distance.
Leading Melbourne jockey Luke Nolen has given today’s $150,000 Listed Ballarat Cup favourite Rothera the thumps up after rain softened the Dowling Forest track yesterday.
While the weather is fine at Ballarat, the track is rated a slow six.
Nolen, who stuck by Rothera when its trainer Peter Moody was ready to sack him, believes …
Astute trainer Robert Smerdon’s will rely on TABsportsbet $9 chance Paddy O’Reilly to give him a second hometown victory in Sunday’s Listed $150,000 Sportsbet.com.au 2011 Ballarat Cup, (2200m).
Smerdon and his family have a long Ballarat history, but the race has …
Queensland Cup placegetter Raeburn will head south for the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival earlier than planned due to the lack of suitable staying races on offer in his home state.
The seven-year-old gelding has not had a run since his third placing to Tinseltown in the Listed Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm on July 9.…
Great Britain import Tinseltown will be out to claim his first Australian win in Eagle Farm’s Listed Queensland Cup tomorrow.
The seven-year-old gelding has had five starts since arriving in Australia but has been unable to break his maiden.
The horse also suffered a bad fall in the Group 1 Sydney Cup in April, but …
When Viking Hero started his Brisbane Winter Carnival campaign a couple of months ago he looked a good thing to claim a couple as he progressed.
Unfortunately things haven’t panned out the way trainer Michael Moroney would have liked and he’s going to try something …
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