Sydney 1973.JPG (20492 bytes) ROSEHILL GARDENS RACECOURSE Sydney 1993ds.JPG (8203 bytes)

Rosehill Gardens racecourse is situated in New South Wales and is home to Sydney Turf Club. One of its earliest Group races was the Rosehill Guineas which was first run in 1910. It can boast the richest two-year old race in the World in the AAMI Golden Slipper, and the course itself 'offer unrivalled viewing for racegoers'. It is located just 25 minutes West of Sydney and can be reached by the M4 Tollway and Victoria Road.

Sydney_1991.JPG (9918 bytes) It holds no less than 8 Group One races, all run in March or April, including the George Ryder Stakes and Golden Slipper Stakes, run over 1500 metres and 1200 metres respectively. The George Ryder Stakes was first run in 1973 and was won by All Shot. The latest 2008 winner was Weekend Hustler. The Slipper was first run in 1957 and won by Todman. The latest victor in 2008 was Sebring. Sydney TC 1971.JPG (14781 bytes)
The Rosehill Guineas for 3 year olds is run in March over 2000 metres. One of the earliest races being first run in 1910, it was won in those early days by Electric Wire. The 2008 winner was Dealer Principal.

Rosehill Gardens track.JPG (8658 bytes)

With grateful thanks to Sue Hutchison (AJC) for providing the detail and scans.

Campbelltown VC.JPG (10393 bytes) The Queen of the Turf Stakes is run in March over1500 metres. In 2008 it was run for the first time at Canterbury Park, but in 2007 at Rosehill it was won by Divine Madonna. First run in 1972 with the winner being Refulgence.

 

 
If you have badges, racecards, pictures of the racecourse or further details about the course, including your memories, then email johnslusar@fsmail.net