Snitzel

Horse racing

Hot Snitzel in group 1 bid in BTC Cup

Mark Oberhardt Injury to star mare Snitzerland has left trainer Gerald Ryan with Hot Snitzel as his only runner in the BTC Cup.

Snitzel's little girl trims fat to sizzle for stable

SPORT 19.1.13 Horse racing at  Rosehill
Race 1
winner Centrepet (red)
ridden by  Glyn Schofield
SHD   Pic JENNY EVANS


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Matt Jones SNITZEL continues to give trainer Gerald Ryan joy after his progeny Centrepet scored a comfortable win at Rosehill on Saturday.

Ryan back for another helping of Snitzel

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John Holloway Rosehill trainer Gerald Ryan - the king of the Snitzel breed - added another of the stallion's progeny to his ever-increasing tally with a sales-topping bid of $100,000 at the rain-soaked Inglis...

Portelli eyes Opal with Raw Snitzel

Mandy Cottell The Black Opal Stakes has been a happy hunting ground for Gary Portelli and he is hoping to unveil his latest contender at Rosehill on Saturday.

Fastnet Rock's babies sparkle at Randwick barrier trials

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John Holloway Fastnet Rock's sensational start to the season continued at the official two-year-olds' trials on Randwick's Kensington track on Monday, cementing his place as a favourite to win the stallions'...

Hopes and dreams go on the line as new-season babies step out at Randwick

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John Holloway Gai Waterhouse and John O’Shea have the numbers at Monday’s official two-year-olds' trials on the Kensington track at Randwick, but it is Team Hawkes' three representatives which will...

Golden Rose grows in status as a pointer to sires of the future

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John Holloway The 2013 version of the $1 million Golden Rose for three-year-olds helped to cement the 1400-metre group 1 event as one of the most prominent stallion-making races on the Australian calendar.

Carlton House's retirement adds to the staying stallions available to Australian breeders

John Holloway It was a fait accompli that Queen Elizabeth’s magnificent looking stallion Carlton House would join the Darley stallion roster following his premature retirement last Monday by Gai Waterhouse.

Horse Racing

Publican pulls right rein with sheer bloody-mindedness to secure filly

Forty-year partnership: Sheer Style with owner Bill Hilton (left) and trainer Garry Frazer.

Adam Pengilly Just for once, Garry Frazer wished he wasn't having a beer with Bill Hilton.

Promising colt Get The Nod lifts trainer's spirits after a bad week

Get The Nod, Joe Bowditch up, wins the Environmental Vain Stakes on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey After a very difficult week, Adelaide trainer Lloyd Kennewell finally had something to smile about after his promising colt Got The Nod won the group 3 Vain Stakes (1100 metres) at Caulfield.

Nostradamus bursts into frame for Golden Rose after San Domenico Stakes win

Predicting great things: Nostradamus (blue and white) takes out the San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday.

Chris Roots Michael Hawkes described San Domenico Stakes winner Nostradamus as lazy, while James McDonald said the colt idled on his way to group 3 success at Rosehill on Saturday.

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.

Tapit shows his grey power at Saratoga yearling sale – but then enters War Front

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John Holloway There was no sign of a grey evening at the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sales on Monday night as one of America's favourite grey stallions, Tapit, supplied the top two highest lots,...

Horseracing

True blue Arrowfield holds off northern heavyweights in stud stakes

John Holloway An Arrowfield Stud quinella in the leading general sires' premiership that concluded on Thursday was a tremendous shot in the arm for the father-son duo of Redoute’s Choice and Snitzel as they...

Horseracing

Freshman It’s A Dundeel stars at Arrowfield Stud stallion parade

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John Holloway Studmaster rapt with the way the son of High Chaparral has let down.

Racing

New blood promises to keep home-grown sires in high demand

John Holloway The outstanding brigade of colts excelling in the 2013-14 season has resulted in six wonderfully bred freshmen sires scheduled to start their stud careers in September.

Racing

Gallatin headed for a rest rather than Australian Derby

Honour: Nash Rawiller rides Gallatin
to win the Tulloch Stakes.

Chris Roots The feed bin rather than a $2 million Australian Derby carrot is shaping Peter Snowden's thinking after Gallatin came from last to win the Tulloch Stakes, renamed in Nathan Berry's honour.

Racing

The Championships and Randwick have a hard act to follow

Max Presnell The Championships and Royal Randwick, carrying a controversial grandstand and an equine theatre of suspect relevance, have a hard act to follow.

Racing

US and Middle East interest adds spice to Easter sales

Handy return: Golden Slipper winner Mossfun cost just $85,000 at last year's Inglis Easter sales.

John Holloway The big dollars haven’t matched last year's Inglis Easter yearling sales, but the excitement and influx of new faces, particularly from America, have led to some memorable bidding duels at the first...

Sebring's pedigree defies the sire's ability to leave class stayers

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John Holloway Bloodlines If stallion awards were given for the Golden Slipper carnival and the opening day of The Championships, Widden Stud's Sebring would be the likely recipient.