News About: John O’Shea

Seven Confirmed in 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Field

Seven Confirmed in 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Field
February 17th, 2016

Only seven runners have been confirmed in the 2016 Silver Slipper Stakes field; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Autumn Carnival’s most exciting two-year-olds and several leading Golden Slipper chances. Defcon has stamped himself as one to watch through only one competitive appearance so far and has been…

Bowman Thrilled to Ride Astern in 2016 Silver Slipper

Bowman Thrilled to Ride Astern in 2016 Silver Slipper
February 16th, 2016

Astern has continued to firm towards favouritism for the 2016 Golden Slipper (1200m) and leading Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman is understandably thrilled to have picked up the ride on the talented colt in Saturday’s Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens. One of several exciting two-year-old prospects currently…

Twelve Included in 2016 Silver Slipper Nominations

Twelve Included in 2016 Silver Slipper Nominations
February 15th, 2016

Twelve two-year-olds have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Golden Slipper’s leading early contenders. Godolphin Australia have a big opinion of Astern, who is poised for a competitive return this weekend after…

Eight Confirmed in 2015 Silver Slipper Stakes Final Field

Eight Confirmed in 2015 Silver Slipper Stakes Final Field
February 18th, 2015

Eight two-year-olds have been confirmed in the 2015 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) final field, highlighted by notable omission of leading Golden Slipper prospect Vancouver. Initially billed as the first competitive meeting between classy two-year-olds Vancouver and Ottoman, the latter now appears to be the leading chance for success after being…

2015 Silver Slipper Nominations Released

2015 Silver Slipper Nominations Released
February 17th, 2015

Just ten runners have been included in nominations for Saturday’s Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, highlighted by some of the country’s leading two-year-old prospects. Trainer Gai Waterhouse has been thrilled with the class displayed by Vancouver over his short racing career so far, and has…

2015 Silver Slipper Stakes for First-up Ottoman

2015 Silver Slipper Stakes for First-up Ottoman
February 6th, 2015

Stamping her claims as a serious racing contender over her maiden preparation in spring, trainer John O’Shea has revealed classy two-year-old Ottoman is in great condition and will return to racing in the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill on February 21st. Yet to taste anything but success…

2010 Silver Slipper Stakes Final Field

2010 Silver Slipper Stakes Final Field
February 25th, 2010

This Saturday the esteemed Rosehill Gardens Racecourse will host the next big race meeting of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. The day features a plethora of thrilling events including the $200, 000 Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m). This year the Silver Slipper Stakes has attracted eleven elite two-year-olds, a…