Rosehill Guineas

Lone dissident happy to tap rich Jim Cassidy vein in Rosehill Guineas

Max Presnell Educated opinion and jockey ratings are against Dissident and the aged marvel Jim Cassidy in Saturday's Rosehill Guineas in wet and testing conditions.

Racing

Criterion takes short-cut to Derby favouritism with Rosehill Guineas victory

Matt Jones Criterion is the Australian Derby favourite after his breakthrough group 1 win in the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Hugh Bowman's skill lands Rosehill Guineas for Criterion

Hugh Bowman guides Criterion home to win the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday.

A ground-saving ride from Hugh Bowman helped Criterion to an effortless group 1 win in the Rosehill Guineas on Saturday.

Mosheen's absence throws Rosehill Guineas wide open

Kyle Mackey-Laws The absence of Mosheen for today's group 1 Rosehill Guineas has thrown the race wide open, although New Zealand superstar-in-waiting Silent Achiever will be doing her best to ensure one champion...

Racing

Blake Shinn out to mark end of Guy Walter era with a winner at Rosehill

Fitting farewell: Jockey Blake Shinn wants to ensure the Walter name ends its time in racing with a few winners this week.

Adam Pengilly Blake Shinn describes the last meeting with the Walter name in the book as the "end of an era".

Racing

Knowledge adds to trainer Gai Waterhouse's staying firepower

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Max Presnell With the Fiorente experience Gai Waterhouse is now into the rhythm with two-milers, and Excess Knowledge promises to continue the trend.

Racing

Nash Rawiller rising fast through ranks of all-time greats after another stellar autumn carnival

Nash Rawiller

Chris Roots Nash Rawiller came to Sydney in the autumn of 2007 with just 14 group 1 winners but has since made the season his own.

Racing

Rawiller whips up reminders of enforcers Lake and Dittman

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Max Presnell Great rides produced by Hugh Bowman and Nash Rawiller, among others, featured at the Sydney autumn carnival.

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Horseracing

Trainer hopes Bring Something has keys to SA Derby

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 Cranbourne trainer Ken Keys with his Derby hope Kilkea

Mathew Toogood Ken Keys has come close to winning the South Australian Derby and the Cranbourne trainer returns on Saturday with a horse he rates his best chance yet.

Hugh Bowman believes time is ripe to strike in Hong Kong

Jockey Hugh Bowman and his dog Vinnie Roe, which is named after a horse. Bowman gets ready to head to Hong Kong for the racing season, after he races at Royal Randwick this Saturday. Photo: Peter Rae Thursday 24 April 2014.

Chris Roots The time is finally right for new dad Hugh Bowman to test the waters in Hong Kong as he seeks more challenges in a career that has him topping his field.

Racing

It's A Dundeel shines in new colours at Randwick barrier trials

James McDonald riding Its A Dundeel

Chris Roots New Zealand trainer Murray Baker has declared Triple Crown winner It's A Dundeel is set for the best preparation of his career after the star won a barrier trial at Randwick on Monday.

Horse racing

Shamus Award takes out Australian Guineas

Craig Williams riding Shamus Award.

Michael Lynch Form is temporary, class is permanent. It's an old sporting adage that often is the case.

Horse Racing

Jim Cassidy cuts out fellow Kiwis in Randwick Guineas

Guineas coup: Jim Cassidy sees off his fellow New Zealanders to ride Dissident to victory.

Caryl Williamson New Zealand challenge for Randwick Guineas brought unstuck by one of its own.

Racing

Randwick Guineas: Jim Cassidy lifts Dissident to upset win

Riders on the storm: Jim Cassidy produced a great ride on Dissident to win the Randwick Guineas as a storm closed in on Saturday.

Adam Pengilly Jim Cassidy lifted Dissident off the canvas to turn the tables on superstar Kiwi El Roca as Peter Moody sparked wild celebrations in the mounting yard with a stirring Randwick Guineas (1600 metres)...

Horse Racing

Going the distance: 2000 metres the ideal stage for Fiorente and It's A Dundeel

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Chris Roots It can be beautiful and brutal. Tactical and technical. And more than often than not, it brings out and rewards the best performances from a horse and jockey as a unit.

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Horse racing

James McDonald and Hawkes brothers quinella strikes again in Newcastle

James McDonald.

Chris Roots James McDonald is becoming an integral part of Team Hawkes and the winners are flowing.The Newmarket Handicap at Newcastle on Wednesday was the latest the race to fall to the deadly combination when...

Horseracing

Fiorente and It's A Dundeel clash in Ranvet Stakes

Barrier trials at Royal Randwick. Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente is trialling in the first barrier trial. Photo: Peter Rae Friday 31 January 2014. Photos will be identified by Chris Roots.

Chris Roots The biggest moments of James McDonald's career have involved Fiorente and It's A Dundeel but come Saturday's Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill he can be in only one camp and he is happy with It's A Dundeel.

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Racing

Fontelina eyes George Ryder then Royal Ascot

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Chris Roots Anthony Cummings is considering a surprise start at Rosehill and then a trip to England, all going well.

Horse Racing

Yet another family affair for James Cummings

James Cummings

Chris Roots For James Cummings there is always extra delight in a winner for Gooree, where his fiancee Monica Barrera is the racing manager.

Horse racing

Gai Waterhouse backs Tommy Berry's decision to ride

Tommy Berry.

Gai Waterhouse has backed the decision of her stable's No.1 jockey, Tommy Berry, to ride at the George Ryder Stakes meeting on Saturday.