News About: Wyong Gold Cup

The Metropolitan 2015: Orbec Ready For His Grand Final

The Metropolitan 2015: Orbec Ready For His Grand Final

30 Sep, 2015

Orbec is yet to record a race win in Australia, but trainer John Thompson is confident that the imported stayer is ready to peak in the 2015 The Metropolitan at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Orbec has the chance to record a maiden race win in Australia in the 2015 The Metropolitan at Royal Randwick on …

Newcastle Cup distance the query for Beyound Thankful

Newcastle Cup distance the query for Beyound Thankful

17 Sep, 2015

The 2300m of the Group 3 $175,000 XXXX Gold Newcastle Cup at Newcastle on Friday is the unknown factor for the Chris Waller trained Beyond Thankful.

Beyond Thankful is chasing back to back Provincial Cup wins in the Newcastle Cup at Newcastle. Photo by Steve Hart.

Beyond Thankful is chasing back to back Provincial Cups …

The Offer continues Melbourne Cup countdown in Wyong Gold Cup

The Offer continues Melbourne Cup countdown in Wyong Gold Cup

1 Sep, 2015

Sydney Cup winner The Offer continues his low key Melbourne Cup preparation when he lines up in the Listed $150,000 Wyong Gold Cup (2080m) at Wyong on Friday.

The Offer. above, heads back to the provincial circuit to run in the Wyong Gold Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Offer was one of …

Orbec On The Metropolitan Path

Orbec On The Metropolitan Path

18 Aug, 2015

Trainer John Thompson has confirmed that Orbec will head towards the 2015 The Metropolitan after he returned to the races with a very close second in the Merrylands RSL Club Handicap (1800m) at Rosehill Gardens on August 15.

Orbec was involved in a blanket finish in the Merrylands RSL Club Handicap at Rosehill Gardens on …

Laidback Larry To Resume In Shoot Out Handicap

Laidback Larry To Resume In Shoot Out Handicap

9 Jul, 2014

Progressive stayer Laidback Larry is set to return to the races at Royal Randwick on Saturday after being included in the acceptances for the Shoot Out Handicap.

Laidback Larry scored three dominant wins in a row at the start of his summer campaign. Photo by: Steve Hart

Laidback Larry has had just 11 race starts …

Hawkesbury Gold Cup switched to August

Hawkesbury Gold Cup switched to August

17 Jul, 2013

Hawkesbury Race Club chief executive Brian Fletcher is hopeful owners and trainers will take advantage of the Hawkesbury Gold Cup being switched to August and use it as a lead up to the Sydney Spring Carnival.

Darci Be Good (yellow cap) went on to race well in the Sydney Summer Carnival after Hawkesbury Gold Cup …

Kent Doubles His Wyong Gold Cup Chances

Kent Doubles His Wyong Gold Cup Chances

29 Aug, 2011

Trainer Michael Kent has two chances in the Wyong Gold Cup

Trainer Michael Kent is giving himself double the chance at winning this Friday’s Carlton Mid Wyong Gold Cup by nominating two of his stable’s talents.

The Victorian trainer has nominated both Countcool and former New Zealand horse Zoomin for the 2,100 metre race.

“I …