Percy Sykes Stakes nominations – 2015

View the nominations for the 2015 Percy Sykes Stakes will be run on (11/04/2015) at Royal Randwick racecourse.

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Race 6 – GIRVAN WAUGH PERCY SYKES STAKES (1200 METRES)
Of $500,000.1st $300,000, 2nd $100,000, 3rd $50,000, 4th $25,000, 5th $10,000, 6th $5,000, 7th $5,000, 8th $5,000 GROUP 3
Set Weights plus Penalties, Two-Years-Old, Fillies, Apprentices cannot claim.

Field Limit: 16 + 4 EM

Horse Trainer
1 AIR APPARENT David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
2 ALPINA John P Thompson
3 ALWAYS ALLISON Chris Waller
4 AMERICAN GAL Marc Conners
5 ANTELUCAN John O’Shea
6 ARTESIAN John O’Shea
7 ARYA Bjorn Baker
8 CALAVERITE John O’Shea
9 CARRIAGES Gai Waterhouse
10 CARTIER ROCK Gerald Ryan
11 C’EST BEAU LA VIE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas
12 CLAUDIA JEAN David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
13 CRUMBED Peter & Paul Snowden
14 CUSTODY Gerald Ryan
15 DENPURR Peter & Paul Snowden
16 ECLAT Mick Price
17 EDGE AWAY Gerald Ryan
18 ELLE SNITZ Gerald Ryan
19 ENGLISH Gai Waterhouse
20 FIREWORKS Gerald Ryan
21 FITNAH David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
22 FLAMBOYANT LASS Gai Waterhouse
23 FRANCAIS Chris Waller
24 GLOBAL GOOD David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
25 GO ARRIVEDERCI Kris Lees
26 HARLEM RIVER Gai Waterhouse
27 HAYBAH David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
28 HELL OR HIGHWATER David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
29 IGRAINE John O’Shea
30 ITALY John O’Shea
31 JAMEKA Ciaron Maher
32 KANGARILLA JOY Peter & Paul Snowden
33 KONEKO Jason Coyle
34 LA DENNA ROSA Matthew Dunn
35 LAKE GENEVA Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
36 MAGIC DIAMOND Peter & Paul Snowden
37 MANHATTAN FEVER Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
38 MAPUTO EXPRESS Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
39 MINE TWO Garry Frazer
40 MISS IDYLLIC David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
41 MISTY WATERS Michael Moroney
42 NAVUA MIST Chris Waller
43 NEW SUMMER NIGHT David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
44 OTTER John O’Shea
45 OTTOMAN John O’Shea
46 PAINTED FIRETAIL John O’Shea
47 PERFECT BEAT David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
48 PERIGNON Gerald Ryan
49 PICKERSGILL Peter & Paul Snowden
50 PIONEERING Chris Waller
51 PURSUITS John O’Shea
52 RACY Gary Portelli
53 RED SILHOUETTE (NZ) Tony Noonan
54 REEMAH David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
55 RIGHT OF WAY Gai Waterhouse
56 ROCK CANDY Gai Waterhouse
57 ROSIE QUADRILLE Gai Waterhouse
58 SECRET SAGA Tony Gollan
59 SECRET TRAIL Peter & Paul Snowden
60 SEMPRE LIBERA Gai Waterhouse
61 SERENADE Michael Moroney
62 SHE’S A BOP GIRL Paul Perry
63 SHINING BROOKE David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
64 SINGLE GAZE Nick Olive
65 SNITZEL’S GODDESS David Vandyke
66 SPEAK FONDLY Gai Waterhouse
67 ST SWITHUNS Gai Waterhouse
68 STAY WITH ME David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
69 SUPERLATIVE Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra
70 TAP THIS Peter & Paul Snowden
71 THORSBORNE Gerald Ryan
72 WAY TOO GOOD Bart & James Cummings
73 XANTHIPPE John O’Shea

 

News:

Racing NSW stewards will rule on a dispute between Nick Hall and the owners of To The World after the jockey’s sacking from the high-profile Queen Elizabeth Stakes candidate.

Hall has been replaced on To The World by Hong Kong-based Zac Purton for the signature race of The Championships at Randwick on Saturday.

The Victorian jockey claims he had a firm engagement for the $4 million race after linking with To The World when the horse was runner-up in the BMW at Rosehill last month.

Hall wants compensation for his sacking, claiming he is entitled to his percentage of any prize money if To The World wins on Saturday.

The Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner will earn $2.4 million and the successful jockey will get $120,000 from a mandatory five per cent cut of the purse.

Hall’s manager Reece Murphy said the jockey was “shattered” by his sacking and he immediately contacted Racing NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy.

“Nick spoke to Mr Murrihy this morning and told him the situation,” Murphy said.

“Obviously now Mr Murrihy has to speak to the connections and then the stewards will make a ruling.”

A decision is expected to be made on Wednesday.

To The World is rated the best of Japan’s four horses in Sydney for The Championships and expert mounting yard judges were convinced the four-year-old was above himself in condition for the BMW.

Hall was forced to make a long run on To The World and it was evident his fitness gave out at the 200m, allowing Hartnell to draw clear for a decisive win.

To The World is vying for Queen Elizabeth favouritism with Hartnell’s stablemate Contributer.

Unbeaten in three runs since resuming, Contributer kept his place at the top of Queen Elizabeth market at $3.40 from To The World at $4 after they both drew wide gates for Saturday’s weight-for-age finale.

To The World’s stablemate Tosen Stardom is an $8 chance after his only Australian appearance resulted in an eye-catching second to Contributer in the Ranvet Stakes.

Red Cadeaux was a surprise acceptor for the Queen Elizabeth and the English stayer could head to the 2000m race instead of the Sydney Cup if the Randwick track stays rain-affected.

“We watched the racing at Randwick on Monday and it looked to us it inconvenienced quite a lot of the horses,” Red Cadeaux’s handler Robin Trevor-Jones said.

“We know our fella is effective on the soft ground and the Queen Elizabeth has got a big pot (of money).”

Trevor-Jones said if Red Cadeaux ran in the Queen Elizabeth a different jockey would have to be engaged with the horse’s Sydney Cup rider Hugh Bowman committed to Lucia Valentina.

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