Tag: 'John Thompson'

McDonald lands 100th Sydney metro winner

James McDonald has posted an important milestone in this season's Sydney jockeys' premiership after winning on Primitivo at Warwick Farm.

Purple Sector ends autumn on winning note

Trainer John Thompson won't be tempted by a Queensland Derby start for Purple Sector despite his dominant win in the Rough Habit Plate.

Thompson filly to sparkle in Dark Jewel

Consistent filly Into The Abyss will be chasing an overdue stakes win when she heads to Scone for the Group Three Dark Jewel Classic.

Big Mile races the dream for Thompson

The Doncaster and All Star Mile are among options for the progressive Dreamforce who kicks off his campaign in the Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick.

Dreamforce claims Listed Winter Stakes win

The disappointment of Dreamforce's last-start second has been erased with his victory in the Listed Winter Stakes at Rosehill.
Special Missile.

Special Missile to step up in distance

Trainer John Thompson will test Special Missile over 1600 metres for the first time at Randwick wiht the gelding chasing an overdue win.
Ranvet Handicap at Royal Randwick racecourse

Nieta finally finds ideal track conditions

Nieta' will get her preferred rain-affected track at the Sunshine Coast when she takes on her sibling Tumbler in the Lightning Handicap.

Special Missile zeroes in on elusive win

Special Missile will be out to end a frustrating string of near misses when he continues a consistent preparation in the Octagonal Handicap at Rosehill.

Dreamforce resumes in style at Randwick

Dreamforce has made a successful return to racing to give Sydney jockeys' premiership leader Brenton Avdulla his fourth winner for the meeting.

Our Belisa resumes search for black-type

Randwick trainer John Thompson is looking forward to the return of Our Belisa at Rosehill for her first start this year.

Blinkers, drop in grade to boost Primitivo

John Thompson hopes blinkers and a drop back from Group company can help inspire Primitivo to break his maiden at Rosehill.

Republic to launch Golden Slipper bid

Randwick trainer John Thompson is keen to rate the race day abilities of Republic when the Snitzel colt starts his career at Warwick Farm.
The Bandit

Stable change for The Bandit who now aims up for John Thompson

Trainer John Thompson will gain an insight in The Bandit's hopes of emulating Group One-winner Sir John Hawkwood when the Japanese stayer resumes at Randwick.

Song And A Prayer finally ready to race

Song And A Prayer can continue trainer John Thompson's successful association with Canning Downs Stud when she makes her debut at Randwick.

Bright start for 2yo filly Into The Abyss winning on debut

Randwick trainer John Thompson looks to have a promising filly in his stable after Into The Abyss got underway impressively on her home track.

John Thompson claims ultimate gear change improved Dreamforce

John Thompson says gelding Dreamforce before this preparation has been the catalyst for the five-year-old's improvement.
NSW racing news

Weight-for-age at Randwick to be First Seal’s next big test

For all the accolades First Seal earned in a comeback win, trainer John Thompson concedes the Canterbury Stakes will present an even greater challenge. Because...
NSW racing news

Thompson: Honesta has been aimed for the ATC Australian Oaks

Honesta, one of the favourites to win the ATC Australian Oaks, has been afforded every opportunity to make a first-up impression at Randwick. Runner-up in...