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.

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.

Horseracing

Shades of Galileo as Coolmore keeps mum on Fastnet Rock service fee

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John Holloway Fastnet Rock is once again Australia's costliest stallion, but his covering fee has not been declared by Coolmore Stud.

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.

Sessions looks hard to beat in classy Goodwood

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Max Presnell Fillies and mares, headed by the Gai Waterhouse sprinter Driefontein, are the most favoured by bookmakers in the group 1 Goodwood at Morphettville on Saturday.

Bjorn Baker's Unencumbered retired to Victoria's Three Bridges stud

John Holloway Unencumbered is the latest three-year-old to join this year's stallion roster after the son of Testa Rossa was retired to Three Bridges in Victoria to stand at a fee of $13,200.

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Unencumbered off to Victorian stud

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John Holloway Unencumbered is the latest three-year-old to join this year's stallion roster after the son of Testa Rossa was retired to Three Bridges in Victoria to stand at a fee of $13,200.

Racing

Famous Seamus big 10,000 chance on dry track, says trainer

Famous Seamus and trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith.

Chris Roots Hawkesbury trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith, used to people writing off his horses, warned punters not to think Famous Seamus’ BTC Cup win was a fluke heading into Saturday’s Doomben 10,000.

Horseracing

Trainer Danny O'Brien becoming the go-to man for owners of colts

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John Holloway Melbourne trainer Danny O’Brien is fast being recognised as a super stallion maker after his latest retiree, Shamexpress, headed to Windsor Park Stud in the Cambridge district of New Zealand.

Horseracing

Kerrin McEvoy hoping Knoydart can open John O'Shea's group 1 account with Darley

Primed: Knoydart, centre, is in a position to give new trainer John O'Shea the group 1 winner he could never get for previous Darley head Peter Snowden.

Chris Roots Knoydart proved a frustration for Darley's previous top man Peter Snowden but he could be ready to deliver a group 1 in Saturday's Doomben 10,000 to open account of his successor John O'Shea.

Horseracing

Tye Angland pinches Sires’ Produce Stakes on Time For War at Doomben

Great ride: Tye Angland boots home Time For War in the Sires’ Produce Stakes at Doomben on Saturday.

Tony White The addition of blinkers and a finely judged ride by Tye Angland proved a master stroke for Time For War in winning the $250,000 Sires’ Produce Stakes at Doomben on Saturday.

Horse racing

Trainer Gerald Ryan can't separate QTC Cup pair

Mandy Cottell Gerald Ryan can't split stablemates Hot Snitzel and Dances On Stars as the pair prepare to clash in Saturday's $175,000 QTC Cup (1300 metres) at Eagle Farm.

Racing

Sun group throws weight behind new sire Fiorente at broodmare sales

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John Holloway The Sun International group has taken a big punt on new sire Fiorente since its purchase of Victoria’s leading breeding nursery, Eliza Park, a year ago.

Horseracing

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

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.

Horseracing

Estonian Princess gives trainer Scott Aspery first stakes winner at Randwick

Matt Jones Tough filly Estonian Princess gave trainer Scott Aspery his first stakes winner at Randwick on Saturday and will now only be set for mile and seven furlong races following her win in the James Carr...

Racing

Driefontein steps up to add group 1 to resumé

Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse had a plan a month ago to get Driefontein what her career needed to be complete – a group 1 win.