Saturday’s Golden Rose meeting is scheduled for Rosehill depending on continuing Covid procedures for the area with acceptances for the $1m feature for three-year-old’s over 1400m to be taken on Tuesday.
The fillies and mares feature is the $400,000, Group 2 Golden Pendant (1400m) with 13 nominated on Monday including the first four home in the Group 2 Sheraco Stakes over 1200m at Kembla Grange on September 11th.
The Jamie Richards trained Entriviere (NZ) under James McDonald won the Sheraco Stakes in the five-year-old Tavistock mare’s first start of the spring with a comfortable 1 1/4L margin. John Thompson’s five-year-old Deep Field mare was second under Rachel King after closing from being 11th at the 400m.
Third was the Snowden trained four-year-old Dream Ahead mare Marboosha and fourth the Waterhouse and Bott trained four-year-old Vancouver mare Vangelic. They all finished within 3L of the winner with the race time a smart 1.09.99 on the Good 4 track.
Les Bridge has nominated the Group 3 Tibbie Stakes winner Madam Legend. The five-year-old I Am Invincible mare won the Group 3 over 1400m at Newcastle on September 17th to frank her good form since June. Bridge has sent her out four times for three wins and a third taking her career stats to seven wins from 17 starts and in excess of $400,000 in earnings.
There at four other black type races on the programme, $200,000, Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) with 12 nomination; $200,000, Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) for three-year-old’s with 21 nominations; $160,000, Group 3 Colin Stephen Quality (2400m) with 17 nominations and the $140,000, Listed Heritage Stakes (1100m) for three-year-old’s with 19 nominations.
A track rating was not available on Monday morning.
Sydney’s weather this week is forecast to be either partly cloudy or sunny with temperatures from 18c on Tuesday to 27c on Friday. Saturday’s forecast is for a mostly sunny day with temperatures from 13c to 23c.
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