Tag: 'James McDonald'

McDonald To Link With Standout In Shorts

Co-trainer Gerald Ryan has secured the services of top jockey James McDonald to partner Standout when the sprinter kicks off his campaign at Randwick.
Haut Brion Her

Haut Brion Her Returns A Winner In Sheraco

A masterful training performance by Chris Waller has helped Haut Brion Her make a winning return at Rosehill after a year on the sidelines.
Ciaron Maher

Speedy Anders emerges as Everest contender

In a sustained show of speed, Anders has blitzed his San Domenico Stakes rivals to underline his credentials as a serious contender for a slot...

Dancing Gidget shows right moves to score

Lightly-raced mare Dancng Gidget remains in the mix for the Golden Eagle after posting her third win from four starts this campaign at Rosehill.
James Cummings

Godolphin brotherhood reigns at Randwick

Godolphin has enjoyed a successful afternoon at Randwick with a trio of progressive horses, two of them brothers, posting impressive wins.
Verry Elleegant

Bishara still pinching himself after Verry Elleegant victory

Trainer Nick Bishara admitted he woke up on Sunday morning and had to check his phone to make sure what he had seen at Royal...
Verry Elleegant

Verry good mare outclasses rich Group 1 field

Verry Elleegant has made a stunning return to win the Winx Stakes at Randwick, overcoming a quality field in the first Group One race of...

McDonald in Sweet position at Randwick

The first Group One meeting of the season is shaping to be a happy hunting ground for top jockey James McDonald if early markets have...

Important first up win for Raison D’Etre

Godolphin's work with flighty filly Raison D'Etre is beginning to reap dividends and they will look to raise the bar higher after her win at...

Nature Strip warms up with trial win

Nature Strip has kicked off an important week for trainer Chris Waller with a barrier trial win ahead of the return of up to six...
North Pacific

Rising star North Pacific on Golden path

Hawkes Racing are renowned for their success with well-bred colts and the trainers look to have another budding star in Golden Rose fancy North Pacific.

Son of a gun scores smart win on debut

A well bred colt out of Golden Slipper winner Miss Finland has made a perfect start to his career with an impressive win at Newcastle.
Verry Elleegant

Verry exciting spring instore for talented mare

South Auckland trainer Nicholas Bishara had every confidence that his former stable star Verry Elleegant would get better with time and he believes her five-year-old...

Nature Strip stars with impressive trial

Brilliant sprinter Nature Strip has indicated he is on target for another lucrative campaign, cruising to a barrier trial victory at Rosehill.
James McDonald

McDonald suspension term shaved on appeal

Reigning champion jockey James McDonald has had a riding suspension reduced by the Racing NSW Appeal panel
Matthew Dunn

Top country trainer weighing up city shift

Coronavirus restrictions prompted country trainer Matt Dunn to house a small string of horses in Sydney, a necessity that could lead to a more permanent...

Le Gai Soleil makes it three-straight wins

Promising filly Le Gai Soleil has made it three-straight wins this preparation with her first city victory on the Kensington track at Randwick.
Frankely Awesome

Weekend Racing Review: Frankely Awesome stars at Rosehill

Who were the star performers in Saturday's Australian horse racing action? Let's take a look at the standouts around the tracks over the weekend.
James McDonald

McDonald to appeal three-week riding ban

James McDonald says he will appeal a three-week suspension for his ride on a beaten favourite, describing the penalty as "very harsh".
James McDonald

James McDonald reaches magic 100 milestone

James McDonald has ridden 100 Sydney winners for the second season in a row after scoring on Kordia at Rosehill.
James McDonald

James McDonald banned over Threeood ride

James McDonald has been suspended for three weeks on a running and handling charge but will have four more meetings to consolidate another championship title.
James McDonald

James McDonald charged over Threeood ride

Jockey James McDonald has been charged by Racing NSW stewards over his ride on Threeood in a race at Randwick.

Stewards quiz McDonald over Randwick ride

James McDonald has had a tough day at Randwick, failing to extend his premiership lead while queried over his ride on a beaten favourite.

Widdup has spring in his step with Adelong

Emerging sprinter Adelong has taken her record to six wins from eight starts with jockey James McDonald rating her Rosehill victory the best yet.

Word For Word hits right Key at Rosehill

Word For Word has broken a 12-month winning drought to score a last-stride win at Rosehill for her part-owner, former New Zealand Prime Minister Sir...