June 16, 2016
Racing returns to Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, 18 June with 111 acceptors across the nine-race card.
Patrons can bring their family and friends along for an affordable day at the track with the Club offering a ‘Three and Free’ ticketing bundle, where customers who buy three general admission tickets will receive the fourth for free. This ticketing offer is available for pre-purchase at ticketek.com.au.
Trackside, Chris Waller-trained Disgraceful has opened as the $4.80 TAB Fixed Odds favourite in the $85,000 Ranvet Handicap. Falling short on the last two occasions the four-year-old will be looking for his fourth win from 17 starts when he lines up on Saturday.
Stablemate Avonaco ($6.50 TAB Fixed Odds) will be on the quick back-up after his fifth place run at Royal Randwick on 11 June. The gelding will again start from the widest barrier this week over the 1350m.
Last start winner Grande Punto ($8.00 TAB Fixed Odds) for Allan Denham shares the third line of betting with Better Not Blue for Michelle Ritchie ($8.00 TAB Fixed Odds).
Better Not Blue will return to the track for the first time since attaining a laceration to the near-fore cannon during his run on 21 May at Rosehill Gardens.
Waller Racing also has the $4.20 TAB Fixed Odds favourite in the $85,000 McGrath Estate Agents Handicap. Invinzabeel will have his second run in six days after running fifth at Canterbury Park on Monday over a similar distance.
In what will be an open race, Kellyville Flyer from Jason Attard’s stable sits close on the TAB Fixed Odds market at $5.50. The last start winner was strong across the Heavy track over the 1500m.
Punters cannot separate Ammirata ($6.00 TAB Fixed Odds) for Joseph Pride and Ron Quinton’s Magical Stance ($6.00 TAB Fixed Odds) in the betting. Both are proven over the distance however Ammirata has proven slightly sounder on a Soft surface.
Beaten in a photo finish last start, Vassal for Chris Waller will also face the starter for the second time in a week. Contesting the $85,000 Hyland Race Colours Handicap, the gelding had three consecutive wins prior to his second placing at Royal Randwick last Saturday.
Competition will come from Santa Rocks ($4.40 TAB Fixed Odds) for Hawkes Racing in the 1800m test. The well-bred Fastnet Rock mare had a dominant 4.5 length win at Canterbury Park on 8 June and will again be partnered with James Innes Jr this run.
Adult general admission tickets are available for $15.00 at ticketek.com.au.
Gates Open at 10.30am with the first race at 11.25am.
Rosehill Gardens has free high-capacity WiFi across the racecourse precinct.
There is free public parking off James Ruse Drive as well as free parking in the infield from the Unwin Road entrance.
For all ticketing, hospitality, racing and general information visit www.theATC.com.au
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