Gerald Ryan

Trainer Gerald Ryan turns to lesser lights to make an impact in San Domenico Stakes

Chris Roots Gerald Ryan might not have his star Rubick for Saturday's San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill, but he is excited at the prospect of lesser lights Washington Heights and Ygritte starting their spring...

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Oakfield Commands eases Gerald Ryan's pain as Rubick goes for a spell

In chrage: Lester Grace and Oakfield Commands were able to put a smile on Gerald Ryan's face at Rosehill on Saturday.

Adam Pengilly and Chris Roots The lowdown on Saturday racing at Rosehill.

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Gerald Ryan skips Ramornie with Oakfield Commands

Watch and wait: Trainer Gerald Ryan.

Chris Roots Gerald Ryan has opted to "find out a bit more about" Oakfield Commands in Sydney rather than venture to Grafton for Wednesday's Ramornie Handicap.

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Gerald Ryan hopes Lucky Raquie and Klammer can help Black Opal get group status

David Polkinghorne Sydney trainer Gerald Ryan thinks Canberra's $275,000 Black Opal Stakes (1200 metres) deserves to be a group 3 race and hopes his winner Lucky Raquie and third-placegetter Klammer can help return...

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Trainer Gerald Ryan sets Lucky Raquie for Black Opal's cause

David Polkinghorne Sydney trainer Gerald Ryan thinks Canberra’s $275,000 Black Opal Stakes (1200 metres) deserves to be a group 3 race and hopes his winner Lucky Raquie and third-placegetter Klammer can help return...

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Peggy Jean takes Sires' Produce for king of the babies Gerald Ryan

Peggy Jean

Matt Jones A year ago Gerald Ryan went to the yearling sales determined to buy a large batch of juveniles, fearing his team was lacking, and now he’s the leading trainer of two-year-olds in the country.

Trainer Gerald Ryan takes triple hold on Champagne at Randwick

Teamwork: Glyn Schofield will again partner Lucky Raquie to form part of Gerald Ryan's three-pronged attack on the Champagne Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Roots Gerald Ryan has already made one multimillion-dollar call with his two-year-olds this season and got it right.

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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.

Gerald Ryan keeping a close eye on Boomwaa, the enemy within

Boomwaa

Chris Roots Gerald Ryan hasn't had to look far to find the danger to his Inglis Classic charges Smokin Snitzel and Peggy Jean for the past couple of weeks.

Gerald Ryan's Klammer to flout juvenile Law at Randwick

Rubick

Adam Pengilly While the calendar only recently flipped over to February, Gerald Ryan hopes to produce his sixth individual two-year-old winner this season on the same day Rubick is expected to take a stranglehold...

Caulfield preview: Smart mover Rubick lives up to his Diamond looks for trainer Gerald Ryan

SPORT Rubick ridden by Brenton Avdulla wins the first race at Rosehill on Saturday 25 January 2014. Trainer Gerld Ryan pictured Pic JENNY EVANS

Chris Roots Gerald Ryan expected Rubick to be in the Blue Diamond and favourite as far back as July.

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Trainer Gerald Ryan on Black Opal Stakes alert

SPORT Rubick ridden by Brenton Avdulla wins the first race at Rosehill on Saturday 25 January 2014. Trainer Gerld Ryan pictured Pic JENNY EVANS

David Polkinghorne Sydney trainer Gerald Ryan is considering running Ygritte in Canberra's Black Opal Stakes.

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Gerald Ryan confident his brilliant colt Rubick can win the Blue Diamond

Trainer Gerald Ryan.

Patrick Bartley Gerald Ryan has won two Blue Diamond Stakes and is confident Rubick can win him a third.

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Gerald Ryan has eyes on autumn riches with Tetsuko

Chris Roots Trainer Gerald Ryan will aim Tetsuko at some of the rich juvenile prizes in the autumn after the filly broke her maiden at Randwick on Wednesday.

Bloodlines

Flight of fancy bears fruit for trainer Gerald Ryan

Dink

John Holloway Gerald Ryan's opinion of a yearling colt he identified as a budding star 12 months ago came to fruition on Tuesday at the Rosehill barrier trials when the Encosta de Lago colt Rubick scored a...

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Gerald Ryan celebrates Flemington success with Dothraki

Dothraki Nash Rawiller

Chris Roots Dothraki has always promised to win a black-type race but he was never going to take the easy path.

Brenton Avdulla backs Washington Heights to stake claim for Golden Rose favouritism

Chris Roots Brenton Avdulla is confident Washington Heights could become the Golden Rose favourite after the Ming Dynasty Quality at Randwick on Saturday.

Gai Waterhouse rapt with late-blooming Golden Rose hope Almalad

Charging: Golden Rose favourite Almalad (in green).

Chris Roots Unbeaten Golden Rose favourite Almalad might have taken the easier group 1 path as a two-year-old but it was by Gai Waterhouse's design to have him at his peak at three.

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

Dink

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.

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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.