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...

Hugh Bowman keeps lid on excitement as rising stars return at Randwick

Spring in his step: Hugh Bowman will learn plenty about his carnival hopes at Randwick.

Chris Roots It will be a learning mission for Hugh Bowman when he goes to Randwick on Saturday to ride Criterion, Lucia Valentina and Terravista.

A year on, punters keep safe with one-time Melbourne Cup hotpot Puissance De Lune

Beach boy: Puissance De Lune exercises at Warrnambool.

Chris Roots How a year has changed the view on P. B. Lawrence Stakes favourite Puissance De Lune.

Racing

Joe Pride ponders entry in Missile Stakes

Water friendly: Joe Pride's Tiger Tees.

Adam Pengilly Joe Pride will have at least one Missile Stakes runner, with a decision on whether to also start group 1 winner Tiger Tees to hinge on Sydney's weather.

Horseracing

Tiger Tees to skip Missile Stakes for Melbourne, says trainer Joe Pride

Return: Tiger Tees claims the Galaxy at Rosehill in March.

Warwick Barr A Missile Stakes start for Tiger Tees is all but out of the equation as trainer Joe Pride looks to Melbourne for the group 1 winner’s return to racing.

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

Max Presnell

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

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.

John Bary aiming at The Championships double with Recite, Miss Selby

Trainer John Bary on the track at Flemmington. He has Jimmy Choux running in the Cox Plate.October 15, 2011, THE AGE. Picture by Mal Fairclough

Chris Roots Experience has shaped John Bary’s trans-Tasman raid on The Championships and it is cool and calculated.

Horse racing

It's A Dundeel retired to stand at stud

James McDonald riding It's A Dundeel to win the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick.

It's A Dundeel will not race again with his owners ruling out a trip to Royal Ascot.

Horseracing

Peter Snowden not short of support for family's new stable

Dink

John Holloway Coolmore Stud’s management team rates Peter Snowden’s training capabilities high and the Darley mentor will prepare part of its huge racing string.

Baker looks to youngsters for successful sequel

Chris Roots New Zealand trainer Murray Baker said goodbye to superstar It's A Dundeel this week but life moves on to the next generation as Show The World and Atlante get their chance to grace a drier Randwick...

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

Chris Roots dinkus

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...