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No Cox Plate for English

No Cox Plate for English

22 Jul, 2016

Trainer Gai Waterhouse has ruled out a Cox Plate preparation for English during the Melbourne Spring Carnival with the Group 1 winning filly to be kept to a sprinting campaign.

English, above, will be set for the major sprint races during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo by Steve Hart.

“You will be seeing her in …

Extreme Choice and Flying Artie have trouble free Golden Slipper preparation

Extreme Choice and Flying Artie have trouble free Golden Slipper preparation

18 Mar, 2016

Trainer Mick Price’s Blue Diamond Stakes winning quinella Extreme Choice and Flying Artie have had a trouble free preparation heading towards the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Flying Artie, above, has finally drawn a good barrier in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Price can …

Astern can win Golden Slipper from outside barrier

Astern can win Golden Slipper from outside barrier

17 Mar, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is still giving Astern a great chance of winning the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday even after drawing the outside barrier.

Astern, above in royal blue, can still win the Golden Slipper from the outside barrier. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern will jump from gate sixteen …

Scarlet Rain’s wide Golden Slipper barrier no concern for Berry

Scarlet Rain’s wide Golden Slipper barrier no concern for Berry

16 Mar, 2016

A wide barrier in the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday holds no concerns for two time Golden Slipper winning jockey Tommy Berry.

Scralet Rain has drawn an outside barrier in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse trained Scarlet Rain draw barrier sixteen in …

Golden Slipper hopeful Good Standing records race winning gallop

Golden Slipper hopeful Good Standing records race winning gallop

16 Mar, 2016

Longtime Randwick clocker Nic Ashman ventured to Rosehill last Saturday to watch Good Standing reel off a race winning gallop in the build up to Saturday’s Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill.

Good Standing will be trainer James Cummings’ first runner in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ashman, …

English to head to T J Smith after Challenge Stakes win

English to head to T J Smith after Challenge Stakes win

5 Mar, 2016

Brilliant filly English will head towards the Group 1 T J Smith Stakes after a sensational win in the Group 2 $500,000 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Randwick today.

English scores a sensational first up win in the Challenge Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse trained English was easy …

Waterhouse fillies to clash in Challenge Stakes

Waterhouse fillies to clash in Challenge Stakes

4 Mar, 2016

Gai Waterhouse’s smart fillies English and Speak Fondly are set to clash in the Group 2 $500,000 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Randwick on Saturday.

English, black and red colours, will run first up in the Challenge Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Both fillies are resuming, taking on the older horses …

Undefeated Colts In Todman Stakes Field

Undefeated Colts In Todman Stakes Field

2 Mar, 2016

The 2016 Todman Stakes field has been released and four undefeated colts as well as two of the most promising juveniles in the country are set to do battle in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Capitalist is one of four undefeated horses that have been included in the 2016 Todman Stakes …

More improvement for Astern heading to Golden Slipper Stakes

More improvement for Astern heading to Golden Slipper Stakes

22 Feb, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea expects last Saturday‘s Silver Slipper Stakes winner Astern to continue to improve as he heads towards the Group 1 $3.5m Longines Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on March 19.

Astern , above, still has plenty of improvement heading towards the Golden Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Astern make …

Headwater back to best with Kensington Stakes win

Headwater back to best with Kensington Stakes win

1 Feb, 2016

Headwater is back to his best after scoring a resounding first up win in the Listed $120,000 Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington last Saturday.

Headwater, green colours, was back in the winner’s stall winning the Kensington Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Team Hawkes trained Headwater was having his start since a …