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Reflections on Golden Rose Day

Rosehill on Saturday was all about very good colts as befitting the stallion making race of the Group 1 Golden Rose over 1400m with The Autumn Sun in full exposure over Zousain and Graff, with Thinkin’ Big talking the Group 3 Gloaming Stakes over 1600m in fine style on his own path to future Group 1 success

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Monday and Tuesday form

Monday’s meetings include Queanbeyan, Pakenham-All Weather, Bathurst, South Africa’s Turffontein, France’s Auteuil and Craon, UK’s Hamilton Park, Kempton-All Weather, Leicester and Ireland’s Fairyhouse

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The Autumn Sun shines brightly in the Golden Rose

The Autumn Sun won the Group 1 De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday with the Chris Waller trained Redoutes Choice colt under Kerrin McEvoy coming down the outside of the track from the rear.

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Guineas favourite ride up for grabs

The clash of the Caulfield Guineas and The Everest will see current Guineas favourite The Autumn Sun in need of a jockey change should the colt be directed towards the $2million feature at Caulfield.

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Raceday wagering review

The wagering review of Saturday's fixed odds betting and future market updates for races at the Golden Rose meeting at Rosehill and the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes meeting at Caulfield on Saturday - The Autumn Sun was easily the best supported runner for the Golden Rose throughout the week and again today, despite going from $3.80-$4.20 at the jump - responsible for nearly 40 percent of the total investment - Graff was next best supported while Lean Mean Machine ($5.50) and Seabrook ($9.50-$14) were best of the others

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Jungle Cat (IRE) wins Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield

Jungle Cat (IRE) may have found earned himself a home as a stallion in Australia after the Godolphin-owned galloper added the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday to the Group 1 Alquoz Sprint he won at Meydan in March.

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Night's Watch wins Caulfield Cup spot

Darren Weir claimed a second guaranteed spot in next month's Caulfield Cup when Night's Watch won the ballot-free MRC Foundation Cup at Caulfield on Saturday.

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Written By gets it done

The margin at the finish was narrow but the relief was immense when boom colt Written By began his spring campaign successfully in the Skyline Education Foundation Plate at Caulfield on Saturday.

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Golden Pendant for Shumookh

A stirring battle for nearly 300m between Shumookh with Tim Clark and Champagne Cuddles with James McDonald was decided by a nose to the former at the line in the Group 2 JHB Syndications Golden Pendant (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

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Trip north brings JRA Trophy victory for Miss Admiration

The Mick Price trained Miss Admiration won the Group 3 JRA Trophy Colin Stephen Quality (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday with Jay Ford bringing the mare down the rails for the four-year-old mare’s first win since March.

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Noire progresses to Shannon Stakes win

Noire won the Group 2 Schweppes Shannon Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday after a ride down the outside of the field by Tommy Berry that overran Kingsguard (NZ) and Brenton Avdulla with stablemate Youngstar and Kerrin McEvoy third after considerable trouble finding running room.

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Thinkin' Big lives up to his name in Gloaming Stakes

The Waterhouse and Bott trained Thinkin’ Big will have the stable and connections doing just that after the High Chaparral colt demolished a small field in the Group 3 360DMG Gloaming Stakes (1800m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

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Gem Song finally sparkles with another Rosehill win

It took until the final strides but eventually Jason Collett got the $3.50 favourite Gem Song home in the Cabta-Vale Diggers Club Bm72 Handicap (1300m) at Rosehill with trainer Kris Lees relieved that the progressive colt can now move forward.

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Track conditions, form and scratchings for Caulfield

Track conditions, form and scratchings for Caulfield - Track Good 4 - rail out 9m for the entire circuit - 6mm of irrigation for the last seven days, 18mm for the last seven days - 5.2mm of rain for the last seven days - 19 scratchings - weather partly cloudy 19c - FINAL

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