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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

Black Opal Stakes 2014 at Thoroughbred Park Canberra

Join David Polkinghorne and Ben Westcott for all the racing, colour, fashion and excitement at Thoroughbred Park Canberra with the 2014 Black Opal Stakes.

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Canny Kiwi pinhookers plunder a bullish Adelaide Magic Millions sale

John Holloway Top Kiwi pinhookers Mark and Shelley Treweek were in action at the Adelaide Magic Million sales this week and four yearlings are booked to cross the Tasman, including the $140,000 top-priced colt by...

Racing

The mail: Stewards to introduce new rule to ensure trainers stay in control

Too good: James McDonald rode Junoob to victory in the Randwick City Stakes.

Chris Roots Stewards are set to introduce a new local rule about the length of time horses have to be in stables before barrier trialling and racing.

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Skyline Stakes: Valentia overcomes drama to revive Tommy Berry’s Golden Slipper hopes

Golden opportunity: Tommy Berry and Valentia take out the Skyline Stakes at Randwick.

Adam Pengilly Tommy Berry lost one stallion prospect as his Golden Slipper ride when Fighting Sun went amiss, but he’s rusted on to another destined for stud duties in Valentia.

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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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.