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Pike satisfied with Sydney returns

Despite a mixed bag of results for his two runners in Sydney on Saturday, Cambridge trainer Tony Pike was pleased with how the day unfolded and the prospects that lie ahead for the pair. The Bostonian further enhanced his reputation as a leading sprinter-miler when he finished a gallant second to Dreamforce in the Group[...]
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Castelvecchio Returns To Best In Guineas

Castelvecchio has saved his best for the first middle-distance test of his autumn campaign in winning the Rosehill Guineas. Unplaced in two runs since finishing second in last year’s Cox Plate, Castelvecchio relished the 2000m to fend off Prince Fawaz in the $600,000 race. The Guineas is Castelvecchio’s second Group One win after he took[...]
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Rosehill Guineas Facts And Figures

ROSEHILL GUINEAS 2000m, $600,000 Group One set weights for three-year-olds at Rosehill HISTORY * Electric Wire won the inaugural Rosehill Guineas in 1910 * The Rosehill Guineas was classified as a principal race until 1979, Kingston Town won the first Group One edition in 1980 * Only three fillies have won * The Rosehill Guineas[...]
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Litt Colt Set To Be King Of The Castel

Two campaign defeats have not lessened Richard Litt’s faith in Castelvecchio and he remains adamant the colt is thriving ahead of the Group One Rosehill Guineas. Runner-up to Japanese champion Lys Graciuex in the Cox Plate last year, the three-year-old is under the microscope this autumn. He finished out of the placings first-up in the[...]
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Shadow Hero On Target For Another Guineas

Trainer Mark Newnham is planning to run dual Group One-winning three-year-old Shadow Hero in the Rosehill Guineas despite also nominating him for the weight-for-age Ranvet Stakes. Shadow Hero has already taken out the first leg of the Sydney autumn triple crown for three-year-olds, the Group One Randwick Guineas (1600m). Shadow Hero was the $3.50 favourite[...]
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Australian campaign for Scorpz

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is pleased with the manner in which talented three-year-old Scorpz has bounced back from his Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) exertions, with the son of Charm Spirit set to embark on a Sydney campaign. The Group 3 winner maintained a strong gallop to the line to finish third in the[...]
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