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Night’s Watch could back-up in the Doncaster Mile 2020

A ground-saving ride by James McDonald has elevated the enigmatic Night’s Watch back into the winner’s list in the Group Three Neville Sellwood Stakes at Rosehill. Starting $8.50, the six-year-old settled near the rear for McDonald, who was happy to bide his time before pinching runs along the inside and surging late to score by […]

Melbourne Cup winner on target for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare has led home VRC Oaks winning stablemate Miami Bound in a race day gallop at Bendigo. Trainer Danny O’Brien took the pair to Bendigo on Saturday for a day out ahead of proposed Group One assignments in Sydney. With Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Craig Williams aboard, Vow And Declare beat […]

Kris Lees filly on target for Vinery Stud Stakes

Two key form lines will converge in the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill as top fillies Funstar and Probabeel enter uncharted waters. The three-year-olds have established a keen rivalry, finishing one-two each time they have clashed with the ledger squarely in favour of Funstar at 3-1. Markets predict another victory by Funstar if […]

Funstar and Probabeel continue rivalry in the Vinery Stud Stakes

Star fillies Funstar and Probabeel will continue their rivalry in the Group One Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill which has attracted a field of 13. The meeting is set to go ahead behind closed gates under strict coronavirus protocols. The Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) for three-year-old fillies is one of two Group One races scheduled […]

Glen Boss to ride Brandenburg in the Doncaster Mile 2020

Already the winner of a record seven Doncaster Miles, star jockey Glen Boss is scheduled to partner three-year-old colt Brandenburg in pursuit of another. Boss, who claimed his seventh Doncaster Mile last year on three-year-old colt Brutal, has been confirmed to partner the John Sargent-trained Brandenburg in Saturday week’s $3 million Doncaster Mile at Randwick. […]

Tancred Stakes meeting attracts 170 nominations

More than 170 horses have been entered for races at Rosehill with the meeting scheduled to go ahead under strict biosecurity protocols. Saturday’s meeting features nine races, two at Group One level, the Tancred Stakes and Vinery Stud Stakes, before the rich autumn carnival is scheduled to move to Randwick for The Championships. The Golden […]

Tancred Stakes 2020 a likely option for Verry Elleegant

If she recovers well from her fierce Group One battle with English visitor Addeybb, Verry Elleegant could be seen again just seven days later. The Chris Waller-trained mare served it up to Addeybb in Saturday’s Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill but came up short by a half-length. Addeybb’s win was a triumph for trainer William Haggas […]

Aktau books a spot in the Caulfield Cup field

Imported stayer Aktau has made life easier for his connections with their planning for a spring carnival campaign by taking out the Listed Mornington Cup. Victory in Saturday’s 2400m race has guaranteed Aktau a start in this year’s Group One Caulfield Cup (2400m) in October. Trainer Mike Moroney had targeted Aktau at Saturday’s race from […]