Capitalist was the winner in the new edition of the prestigious Longines Golden Slipper race disputed in Rosehill (Australia).
Photo: Longines Bank Images World fans enjoyed pretty turf on Saturday 19 with the celebration at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse (Rosehill, New South Wales, Australia) popular Longines Golden Slipper Day, a traditional day of racing Group 1. The star of the day was without a doubt Capitalist with jockey Blake Shinn riding the, winning with a time of 1:10:59 “Longines Golden Slipper race (1,200 m.), the most important race of all those held on the track Rosehill Gardens; in second half body and came difference Yankee Rose, ridden by Zac Purton and third placed horse Flying Artie was ridden by Damien Oliver. The race was awarded A $ 3.5 million, one of the richest in the world.
The second most anticipated race of the Golden Slipper Day was the George Ryder Stakes, which has a total budget of A $ 1.9 and ended with the victory of the Winx horse (ridden by Hugh Bowman). The Kermadec (with Zac Purton) and Press Statement (with James McDonald) New Zealand were in second and third place respectively. Another race worth mentioning is the one that came immediately after the Sky Racing Rosehill Guineas; triumphed in this Tarzino New Zealand (ridden by Craig Newitt) who advanced without difficulty Montaigne (Blake Shinn), while Jameka (ridden by Damien Oliver) is the third positioned to reach the goal. The Longines Golden Slipper Day is not only a popular sport but also social gathering and a year Rosehill Gardens Racecourse put the sign “full”. Along racing activities such as live music performances, or the Longines Prize for Elegance, a nice watch from the Swiss firm that Australian model Tanya Lazarou was granted they took place.
The event, which takes place since 1911, brings together the ‘jet set’ of the country in a charming and elegant racecourse Jockey Club who runs the largest British charity race horses. But there is not only talk about horses, too, or rather, above all, talking about money. “It is everywhere where you look,” describes Greg Wood, the specialist newspaper ‘The Guardian’ in this sport. The racecourse becomes something like a bag where tickets change hands as easily as the ‘jockeys’ ride and descabalgan, the bartender serving pints of Guinness He will consume about 265,000 this year and waiters spread potato dishes and smoked salmon. It is estimated that nine five tons of each of these products, respectively devour these four days. Businesses should be whet the appetite of the English.
The cause of so much concern about the portfolio bets. Last year they played in Cheltenham about 190 million euros. And that winning is not easy. In the stands of the racecourse “have forged many fortunes, but have lost many more,” Wood continues. The reason? The huge competitive racing. Although not attract big international openwork blocks beyond Ireland, France and Germany, the festival five million distributed among the winners of each competition (there are about thirty). Anyone who is on the block a thoroughbred with a minimum chance to do something it takes