Golden Slipper

Golden Slipper fits for Sydney racing program after date change

Chris Roots Golden Slipper day will shine again and include five group 1s on a new March date after the Australian Pattern Committee approved the move of The Championships to the first two weeks in April.

Horse Racing

Trainer Chris Waller attacks 2015 Golden Slipper with heavy arsenal

Adam Pengilly Star Thoroughbreds' Denise Martin beefs up Chris Waller's stock for the 2015 Golden Slipper.

Golden Slipper hope Mossfun chases more fun for Emirates Park

Mossfun: Hasn’t disappointed her owners.

Chris Roots Mossfun could cap the re-emergence of Emirates Park as a breeding power, under guide of Trevor Lobb, in Saturday’s Golden Slipper at Rosehill.

Racing

Earthquake will do her family proud in Golden Slipper

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Max Presnell The weird and wonderful world of equine genetics supports Earthquake in Saturday's Golden Slipper at Rosehill.

Horseracing

Attrition rate of colts leaves Golden Slipper to fillies

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Bloodlines There are several critics who say Saturday’s Golden Slipper is below the usual standard, many of the opinion that the colts are outclassed by the fillies.

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Horseracing

Peter Snowden has enviable hand in Golden Slipper

Support acts: Peter Snowden may have short-priced favourite Earthquake in the Slipper but his ensemble cast of Memorial and Ghibellines may not be far off.

Chris Roots Darley trainer Peter Snowden knows from his time at Crown Lodge that the best horse doesn't always win the Golden Slipper, but he seems to have the bases covered this year.

Golden Slipper day race named in honour of Nathan Berry

Slipper day honour: Nathan Berry.

James Polson The fifth race on Saturday's Golden Slipper day program at Rosehill Gardens will be named in honour of the late jockey Nathan Berry, it was announced Friday.

Racing

The Golden Slipper, runner by runner

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Chris Roots Unencumbered Sentimental favourite as was to be ridden by Nathan Berry. He was too good in the Magic Millions btu has failed to find winning form in the autumn. Definitely place hope.

Class will carry Golden Slipper favourite Earthquake through Rosehill slush

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Max Presnell Murk and gloom on Friday raised doubts about favourite Earthquake in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens.

Racing

Nathan Berry will be riding on every Golden Slipper jockey's shoulder

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Andrew Webster Somewhere in the dawn, as the sun rose over trackwork at Singapore's Kranji racecourse, Corey Brown saw the first signs of Nathan Berry slipping away.

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Racing

Young rider James McDonald sticks to script for classic Golden Slipper ride on Mossfun

Textbook: James McDonald celebrates winning the Golden Slipper on Mossfun.

Matt Jones James McDonald channelled Jim Cassidy with one of the great non-panicking Golden Slipper rides to win on Mossfun.

Racing

Mossfun surges to Golden Slipper glory for Team Hawkes

James McDonald celebrates after guiding Mossfun to victory in the Golden Slipper.

Matt Jones They stood side by side in the gates, shadowed each other in betting all week and fought out the finish – but Team Hawkes’ filly Mossfun reigned over Earthquake in a vintage Golden...

Horseracing

James McDonald's bold ride on Mossfun a Golden Slipper classic

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Max Presnell Bold rides, with jockeys often throwing caution to the wind, feature in the Golden Slipper but James McDonald on Mossfun at Rosehill yesterday rated with the best.

Racing

Australian Turf Club, trainers discuss bringing Golden Slipper forward

Textbook: James McDonald celebrates winning the Golden Slipper on Mossfun in April.

Chris Roots Australian Turf Club racing manager Matt Rudolph has started talking to trainers about moving the Golden Slipper forward by two weeks to mid-March from next year.

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Clarry Conners and Newhaven Park out to repeat Golden Slipper history

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Max Presnell 'Winningness'' is the buzzword of a controversial week, featuring a race-club appointment and change in starting times.

Randwick preview: Gai Waterhouse steps her Magic babies out for Golden Slipper rehearsal

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Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse sees Saturday's two-year-olds' race at Randwick as ''a mini Golden Slipper'' as she brings some blue-bloods out to play.

Racing

Rubick bolts to top of Golden Slipper betting

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Chris Roots Exciting was the word for Rubick's first race-day appearance, which shot him to favouritism for the Blue Diamond and Golden Slipper, at Randwick on Saturday.

Horse racing

Gai Waterhouse lays down the Law to Golden Slipper rivals

Matt Jones As glamour two-year-olds Earthquake and Rubick confirmed their status as the leading Golden Slipper contenders with wins at Caulfield on Saturday, Gai Waterhouse warned Randwick winner Law would...

Racing

Tommy Berry prefers Fighting Sun as his Golden Slipper ride

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Chris Roots Tommy Berry won the Widden Stakes on Mossfun and the Canonbury Stakes on Fighting Sun at Rosehill on Saturday and then declared he wants to ride Fighting Sun in the Golden Slipper.

Racing

Trainer Bjorn Baker says Golden Slipper-bound Unencumbered is best two-year-old

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Chris Roots Bjorn Baker believes he has the best two-year-old colt in the country and is unconcerned Unencumbered will go into April's Golden Slipper at his ninth start.