Keith Dryden

Racing

Trainer Keith Dryden changes tack with Roman Alliance for Sapphire Coast run

Tony White Canberra trainer Keith Dryden has warned punters to forgive Roman Alliance’s last-start failure at Queanbeyan when the gelding steps out in the $17,000 Merimbula Jazz Festival Cup (1250 metres).

Racing

Laurie's Love in line for horse of the year

David Polkinghorne Laurie's Lover has confirmed the belief shown in him by Queanbeyan trainer Mike Petrovic and could go on to become Canberra's horse of the year in 2014.

Horse racing

Guy Walter's death a 'great loss to the human race'

Kyle Mackey-Laws Leading horse trainer Guy Walter has been remembered as a 'gentleman of the turf' by Canberra trainer Keith Dryden.

Roman Alliance set to jazz things up

Fairfax Media writer

Tony White Canberra trainer Keith Dryden has warned punters to forgive Roman Alliance's last-start failure when the speedster steps out in Sunday's $17,000 Merimbula Jazz Festival Cup (1250 metres) at the...

Racing

Nick Olive favourite to win back-to-back Canberra trainers' titles

Canberra trainer Nick Olive, centre.

David Polkinghorne Canberra's leading trainer Nick Olive says the past two months have been some of his toughest.

Racing: Rising hoop a standout at Thoroughbred Park

Jared Dorrington Past The Post

Jared Donnington It is likely that apprentice hoop, James Innes Junior's winner at Thoroughbred Park on Thursday will not be the last we see this season at Canberra.

Racing

Horse racing: Veteran Canberra jockey Kevin Sweeney still going strong at 60

Relax
Jockey Kevin Sweeney takes a break in the stables at Canberra's Thoroughbred Park before taking a horse out on the track.
The Canberra Times
23 October 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Chris Wilson Kevin Sweeney first sat on a horse the same year man stepped on the moon, but he's not done yet, writes Chris Wilson.

Racing

Kevin Sweeney celebrates 60th birthday on track

Chris Wilson Veteran jockey Kevin Sweeney had his cake, but couldn't eat it too.

Cloak Of Night finds form away from hustle and bustle

Jared Dorrington A change in scenery can be attributed as the main factor for Cloak Of Night's recent form reversal, according to her new trainer Keith Dryden.

Racing

General just fails to salute in tight finish

David Polkinghorne Canberra trainer Keith Dryden was confident that with a bit of luck General Jay Dee would have won at Thoroughbred Park on Friday.

Racing

Name's a mouthful but all eyes on James

Amy McIlrick Trainer Keith Dryden admits he doesn't know what to expect from Myname'sjames on Friday.

Racing

Myname'sjames an unknown quantity

Jared Dorrington Past The Post

Jared Dorrington Myname'sjames may well be going better than what his poor resuming performance at Canberra indicates.

Racing

Jockey Kevin Sweeney knows his good mate Daryl is ready for Gundagai's Snake Gully Cup

Tony White For different reasons, jockeys have their favourite horses.

Racing

Amelia eyes city lights

120803 SPORT  Canberra Times Photograph by Graham Tidy Story by David Polkinghorne. Canberra race 3, the Canberra Irish Club Benchmark 70 over 1080 metres. Winner

David Polkinghorne Canberra might have seen the last of Gorgeous Amelia after her comfortable two-length win at Thoroughbred Park yesterday.

Racing

Dab Touch notches first win on Acton synthetic course

Jared Dorrington DAB TOUCH made it lucky start No.12 on the Acton track on Friday, finally notching his first win on the synthetic course following some ultra-consistent form.

Racing

Horse no one wanted proves doubters wrong

25 September 2011, sport, story by David Polkinghorne, Canberra Times picture by STUART WALMSLEY. CSC - Defence Force Cup, race six at Queanbeyan Racing Club's meeting. Keith Dryden, trainer of winner Mass Exodus.

Tony White Canberra trainer Keith Dryden can readily recall the circumstances how he became leasee owner of Daryl, which chases its fifth win in seven starts at Albury on Monday.

Racing

Dryden slams Racing NSW over program

25 September 2011, sport, story by David Polkinghorne, Canberra Times picture by STUART WALMSLEY. CSC - Defence Force Cup, race six at Queanbeyan Racing Club's meeting. Keith Dryden, trainer of winner Mass Exodus.

David Polkinghorne Top Canberra trainer Keith Dryden has lashed out at Racing NSW over its programming, saying the governing body was turning provincial racing into ''picnic'' meets to boost entries for its spring...

Racing

Best As Zariz tops class in Canberra

12 October 2012, Sport, Journalist David Polkinghorne The Canberra Times, Photo Jay Cronan. BEST AS ZARIZ ridden by jockey Jeff Penza takes out the Queanbeyan Leagues Club 1400m.

David Polkinghorne The mud might have kept the horses away, but it didn't stop the students from enjoying Canberra's first twilight meeting at Thoroughbred Park yesterday.

Racing

Room To Boom is pick as quartet might become duo

Keith Dryden, trainer of winner Mass Exodus.

David Polkinghorne You could be forgiven for thinking race one at Thoroughbred Park today was Keith Dryden's.

Racing

Olive eyes next spring

Nick Olive

David Polkinghorne Canberra yesterday, Melbourne next year.