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Rosehill runners of interest

The Rosehill trials on Tuesday were full of interest outside of the appearance of the champion Winx and Chautauqua once again refusing to jump correctly with spring signs from numerous runners.

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Chautauqua refuses to jump again in Rosehill trial on Tuesday

The Hawkes trained Chautauqua did not jump with the field in his 900m trial at Rosehill on Tuesday and his ongoing racing career must now be in serious doubt.

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Strong trial from Winx at Rosehill

Winx had a strong trial over 1000m at Rosehill on Tuesday morning with raceday jockey Hugh Bowman ensuring the mare came through the top-class field to follow Queen of the Turf winner Alizee and finish third with Ace High second.

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The Randwick Timeform Wrap - August 4

Sydney hosted its first Group race for season 2018/19 with the Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) and the feature did not disappoint as Pierata and Kementari fought out the finish - Pierata ran to a Timeform rating of 119+, Kementari ran one pound below (118)

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Everest trials

The Anthony Freedman-trained stablemates Shoals and Santa Ana Lane commenced their preparations for the $13 million The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 13th in a barrier trial at Cranbourne and Redzel trialled at Gosford

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Jameka comeback doubt after trial

Jameka's wonderful comeback story might have had its final chapter at the Cranbourne trials on Monday with trainer Ciaron Maher clearly underwhelmed by her performance.

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More Sundays stamps his potential at Geelong

There would not be better bred colt than John Singleton’s home-bred More Sundays, being by Fastnet Rock out of his champion mare More Joyous, by More Than Ready, and the three-year-old showed on Monday that he might have the race track ability to go with his pedigree

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First of Godolphin's Victorian runners to arrive early September

Godolphin UK’s head trainer Charlie Appleby has confirmed plans to launch an early assault on Victoria’s premier races by sending an advance party of three horses to compete in some of September’s feature races

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The Rosebud on Saturday the first black type lead-up to the Golden Rose

The race for the Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) on September 22nd begins in earnest at Rosehill on Saturday with the first black type lead-up race, the $150,000, listed The Rosebud (1100m), and 12 nominations were received on Monday.

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Rosehill, 9.00am, Tuesday, potentially make or break time for former champion sprinter Chautauqua

Rosehill, 9.00am, Tuesday, potentially make or break time for former champion sprinter Chautauqua with the Hawkes' trained eight-year-old Encosta De Lago gelding to trial over 900m, if he decides to leave the barriers.

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Cougar pounces on Self Sense in National

Self Sense had his colours lowered over the hurdles for the first time as Cougar Express stood tall to deliver Jarrod McLean the biggest win of his career in Sunday's $250,000 Grand National Hurdle (4200m) at Ladbrokes Park

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Smart win on Sundays sets up Monday

Smart Elissim continued his lightning rise through Lindsay Park's three-year-old ranks with another head-turning win at Ladbrokes Park on Sunday.

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Raceday wagering review

The wagering review of Saturday's fixed odds betting for races at Randwick and The Valley - Missile Stakes - the $4.40 second favourite Pierata held up a rampaging Kementari ($2.20) in a disappointing result for punters - Kementari held 58 per cent of the market but just missed chasing down Pierata - there was a $5,000 wager at $4.20 on the winner just before the jump

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Pierata and McDonald win Missile Stakes

A clever piece of riding by James McDonald secured the Greg Hickman trained Pierata the Group 2 WFA Mostyn Copper Group Missile Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday defeating the $2.40 favourite Kementari by a neck.

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Multaja motors in fillies dash

Godolphin filly Multaja emerged as a major player for some of the spring's premier fillies races after she put paid to a handy field of three-year-olds in Saturday's SAJ Fruits Handicap (1000m) at The Valley.

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Good Energy in Stanley's spring stocks

Brent Stanley's spring stocks were given a boost at The Valley on Saturday when well-bred gelding Mig Energy made a winning start to his career in the Essendon Mitsubishi Handicap (1000m).

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Avilius (GB) all class in Randwick debut

Godolphin produced the well-bred Avilius (GB) at Randwick on Saturday for the five-year-old import’s first race in Australia and the result was a win oozing class and Group potential.

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Winx strong in Randwick gallop in preparation for the Winx Stakes

The Chris Waller trained champion mare Winx galloped between races at Randwick on Saturday surely sending a shiver down the spine of potential rivals for her over the upcoming spring.

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Military Zone opens three-year-old season with Randwick win

It was a last stride victory but the Snowden trained Military Zone won the first three-year-old race of the 2018/19 season in the $100,000 Winter Racing Bm 70 Handicap (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday

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Winx to gallop between races at Randwick today

The Australian Turf Club advised on Saturday that following the exhibition gallops after Race 1 at Randwick today by Invincible Star (James McDonald) and Siege Of Quebec (Tim Clark) over 800m the Chris Waller trained Winx will gallop over 900m with Hugh Bowman up.

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