I am very pleased to advise Members that Mr Peter Beer has joined the NSWROA Committee.

Mr Beer is the Chief Executive Officer of Patinack Farm, the racing and breeding empire of Mr Nathan Tinkler, who has invested millions of dollars to develop one of the leading commercial thoroughbred organisations in the country. Mr Beer joined Patinack Farm in December 2009 after some 22 years as a financial executive in the private and public companies of Kerry Packer.

With a lifetime interest and involvement in the thoroughbred industry, both locally and overseas, Mr Beer joins the NSWROA Committee to fill a casual vacancy following the retirement of Mr Michael Kissane.

NSWROA has been most fortunate to obtain the services of Mr Beer for the NSWROA Committee. His background in the finance sector and his great passion for racing will make a valuable addition to our Committee.

I would also like to take this opportunity to personally thank former Committee Member Mr Michael Kissane for his hard work and support during his tenure on the Committee. On behalf of my fellow Committee Members I wish Michael all the very best for the future.

With the expertise, experience and initiative of the likes of Max Whitby (Propex & STC), Laurie Macri (Macquarie Bank), Michael Inglis (Murrumbidgee Turf Club), John Vouris (Lawler Partners), Darren Farnham (Network 10), Narelle Anderson (Envirobank), Chris Keogh and now Peter Beer (Patinack Farm), the Association continues to grow in stature.

Mr Beer said “I am delighted to be a part of the Committee of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association and look forward to working with all participants in the industry”..


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The countdown is on for the Racing Industry’s Night of Nights and the flagship event of the NSW Racehorse Owners Association, 'Racing's Night of Champions'.

As members would be aware the event is returning to The Grand Pavilion at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 12 August 2010 for another magical night which is themed around “Celebrating 200 Years of Racing in New South Wales”.

As previous attendees will attest to, Racing’s Night of Champions is a great value night out. Not only do we:-

  • honour the best racing talent in New South Wales, including the NSW Champion Horse of the Year and the Bart Cummings Medalist;
  • provide great entertainment;
  • have sumptuous food

but the night also supports Redkite – supporting children through cancer – to assist families at their most difficult times.

During the evening both a Monster Auction and a Silent Auction will be conducted. Without giving too much away about the night, hereunder are some of the amazing items that will feature in the Monster and Silent Auctions:

  • an incredible trip to Royal Ascot 2011 – the second home for champion Australian gallopers – courtesy of Emirates Airlines and Ambassador Travel Services
  • three nights accommodation at Laucala Island, Fiji – an island paradise and a destination dream – normally priced at US$4,000 per night this is the ultimate in luxury - courtesy of Travel The World and Laucala Island
  • the chance to be a Winemaker for a Day at the Taylors Winery in the Clare Valley, South Australia – courtesy of Taylors Wines
  • an intimate dinner for ten people – comprising a three course plated dinner – courtesy of Fresh Catering and Arinex
  • three exquisite sculptures of Bosnian Queen Katarina, created by the classically trained Addis, photographed and framed beautifully – courtesy of Addis and CWM Galleries
  • a Perfect Vision iLASIK Package - which includes an iLASIK treatment, Perfect Vision lifetime enhancement guarantee, a pair of Maui Jim sunglasses and other extras – courtesy of Perfect Vision
  • a handbag made from Acacia wood and encrusted with hundreds of Swarovski crystals by one of the world’s most creative and innovative designers, Timmy Woods, whose handbags are carried and collected by celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Ross, Barbie Benton, Jody Fisher, Melanie Griffith and Hillary Clinton as well as being seen on Sex and the City – courtesy of Timmy Woods and TVSN Channel
  • a Dynasty of Kings limited edition print – created by one of Australia’s most experienced and prolific equine artists Lyn Beaumont, this print which features Sir Tristram, Zabeel, Octagonal & Lonhro, will appeal to both racing and breeding enthusiasts

The Silent Auction will also feature some wonderful prizes in the following categories: Accommodation, Art, Electronics, Horse Products, Jewellery, Memorabilia, Millinery and Technology, to name but a few.

There will also be a raffle with exceptional prizes conducted on the night and a “lucky door prize” will also be awarded.

I am pleased to advise that NSWROA has again arranged for a return bus service to the event for guests at a nominal fee. The bus will travel between Randwick and Rosehill and bookings for this service will be essential.

I’m sure the above items have well and truly attracted your attention and will have you racing to book your seat for the night.

As a small gesture to say thank you to members attending our flagship event, members who purchase tickets for 2010 Racing’s Night of Champions will go into a post event draw to win two FREE TICKETS to the 2011 Racing’s Night of Champions.

If you haven’t already done so, reserve your place now at a truly fantastic night. Click here for a booking form for the event.

I look forward to seeing you on the night.

For further information regarding the Racing’s Night of Champions, visit the NSWROA website


As part of the Association’s continued commitment to support our country colleagues, I am very pleased to advise that the Association will be sponsoring the NSW Racehorse Owners Association Maiden Handicap over 1000 metres at beautiful Coffs Harbour on Sunday 25 July 2010.

Sunday 25th July is NBN Community Cups Day and is the first day of 2010 Coffs Harbour Cup Carnival. Held over a three day period the Carnival continues on Wednesday 4 August with the Sportsmans Race Day and concludes on Thursday 5th August with the 2010 Coffs Harbour V8 Gold Cup Day.

The featured event on the 8 race program on Thursday 5th August is of course the Coffs Harbour V8 Gold Cup with $70,000 in prizemoney on offer. A number of social events will also be conducted on the day with the highlight undoubtedly being the hotly contested Park Beach Plaza Fashions on the Field.

We encourage all members in the vicinity to join us and the Coffs Harbour Racing Club on 25 July for a great day out.

For further details on the Carnival, visit the Coffs Harbour Racing Club website at


A WINNER – there are no better words for an owner to hear!

As members are aware, as part of our membership renewal process, NSWROA requested members to forward the names of their racehorses in order for us to acknowledge their racing triumphs in our publications.

By popular demand, this feature has been “upgraded” for the 2009/2010 racing season. Accordingly, hereunder are the lucky NSWROA members who had winners in June 2010:

Owner Meeting Horse
Ms H Ayres Wagga You Can Call Me Al
A & Mrs M Bish Warwick Farm Boulevard Baron
Dr P Braude Taree Al Be Swift
P Brennan Grafton Miss Madeline
A Chiswick Randwick Lucky Moment
A & Mrs K Chrysiliou Wauchope Miss January
M Clift Wagga You Can Call Me Al
A Collins Muswellbrook Dreamwinner
C & Mrs M Conners Rosehill (2) No Hesitation (2)
F & Mrs C Cook Randwick (2) Fusakeo
Patrician's Glory (USA)
Rosehill Strike One (GB)
J R Cribb Canterbury Velocity Gal
Randwick Velocity Gal
Mrs B Cummings Wyong Swarm
C Dawson Newcastle Mossanay
S & R Dickerson Canberra Tonk
Ms A Edwards Warwick Farm Boulevard Baron
W Estephan Randwick Lebrechaun
G Fraser Wagga You Can Call Me Al
Mrs K Fraser Wagga You Can Call Me Al
F Galluzzo Kembla Commandette
Gooree Pastoral Co Canterbury Dal Dal
Ms S Grant Wagga You Can Call Me Al
B & Mrs J Hatton Queanbeyan Curata Time
G Harvey Kembla The Warrior Woman
Newcastle Next The Universe
Tamworth Milford Sound
Warwick Farm Tempo Manor
A Higgins Randwick Kick 'n' Chase
S Iskander Rosehill Pure Drama
Wellington Tidy Package
B & Mrs P Jacobs Goulburn Outofafrika
D Jeffrey Wagga You Can Call Me Al
Mrs C Jeffrey Wagga You Can Call Me Al
J Keough Albury Lycra Lass
R Lapointe Cessnock Pretty Beach
Laurel Oak B'stock Wagga You Can Call Me Al
C J & Mrs L Lawlor Newcastle Ausbred Gold
R J & M E Lazarus Gunnedah Sutton Mist
Tamworth Sutton Mist
R K Lees & L Hoyle Casino Lord Dubai
His Excellancy Nasser Lootah Canterbury Hyami
K Maurer Goulburn Outofafrika
B McHugh Tamworth Tennessee Madam
J Middleton Goulburn Skateboard
L Mihalyka Wagga You Can Call Me Al
N Moraitis, AM Randwick Love Conquers All
T J Morton Rosehill Twin Wing (NZ)
Mrs J Moses Randwick All Legal
Dato Tan Chin Nam Canterbury O Danny Boy
Eagle Farm Dariana
Randwick Big Storm
B J O'Brien Goulburn Outofafrika
Patinack Farm Canterbury Inadequate
Racing Syndicate Cessnock Midnight at Ascot
Randwick Meddler
Randwick Readyor
G Rogerson Kembla Stratocruiser (NZ)
Sheikh Mohammed Canterbury (2) Beg
Red Pixie
Kembla (2) Belfries
Randwick (2) Brasileira
Rosehill (2) Aultone
Mrs V Williams Canterbury Petraeus
Dr J & Mrs S Woolridge Murwillumbah Diva Dance

I advise that the bold type entries recorded black type wins in June.

Speaking of black type wins, another feature in the Newsletter is the 2009/2010 NSWROA Member’s Black Type Honour Roll which acknowledges the success of members in the black type arena. The Honour Roll, as at 30 June 2010 is as follows:


2009/2010 NSWROA Members Black Type Honour Roll
Current to 30 June 2010

Race Name Horse Owner
G1 STC Golden Rose Stakes Denman Sheikh Mohammed
G1 MRC Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Turffontein Mrs B Cummings
G1 AJC George Main Stakes Road To Rock Mrs B Cummings & H Dyball
G1 MRC Toorak Handicap Allez Wonder Dato Tan Chin Nam
G1 MRC Caulfield Cup Viewed Dato Tan Chin Nam
G1 MVRC W S Cox Plate So You Think (NZ) Dato Tan Chin Nam
G1 VRC Crown Oaks Faint Perfume Dato Tan Chin Nam
G1 VRC Age Classic All Silent N & Mrs Y Begg
G1 MVRC William Reid Stakes Turffontein Mrs B Cummings
G1 SAJC Schweppes Oaks Small Minds Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
G1 VRC Australian Guineas Rock Classic W Mula & Mrs R Mula
G1 STC Vinery Stud Stakes Faint Perfume Dato Tan Chin Nam
G1 AJC Champagne Stakes Skilled Sheikh Mohammed
G1 AJC Queen Elizabeth Stakes Road to Rock Mrs B Cummings & H Dyball
G1 AJC All Aged Stakes Hot Danish A E Curtis
G1 SAJC SA Derby Kidnapped Sheikh Mohammed
G1 BRC Doomben 10,000 Hot Danish A E Curtis
G1 BRC Queensland Derby Dariana Dato Tan Chin Nam
G2 STC Premiere Stakes D/H Mentality M Crismale
G2 STC Premiere Stakes D/H Kroner (NZ) Dato Tan Chin Nam
G2 AJC Warwick Stakes Trusting Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
G2 STC Shannon Stakes Drumbeats Sheikh Mohammed
G2 MVRC Bill Stutt Stakes Carrara F M & Mrs S Tagg
G2 AJC Stan Fox Stakes Denman Sheikh Mohammed
G2 VRC Gilgai Stakes All Silent N & Mrs Y Begg
G2 MRC Caulfield Sprint First Command L Macri
G2 VRC Wakeful Stakes Faint Perfume Dato Tan Chin Nam
G2 VRC Matriarch Stakes Purple Sheikh Mohammed
G2 MRC Sandown Guineas Kidnapped Sheikh Mohammed
G2 AJC Villiers Stakes Palacio De Cristal G Harvey
G2 MRC D'Urban Stakes Denman Sheikh Mohammed
G2 MRC Autumn Classic Extra Zero R J & Mrs J K Bergstrom
G2 STC Hobartville Stakes Monton G J Bunt
G2 VRC Kewney Stakes Faint Perfume Dato Tan Chin Nam
G2 STC Canterbury Stakes Hot Danish A E Curtis
G2 STC Ajax Stakes Brilliant Light A Surace, Ms A O'Neill, G Debono,
W McCully, M O'Callaghan & T E O'Callaghan
G2 STC Tulloch Stakes Count Encosta Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
G2 AJC Sapphire Stakes Renaissance Sheikh Mohammed
G2 AJC Emancipation Stakes Sacred Choice G Fraser
G3 STC Run to the Rose Denman Sheikh Mohammed
G3 AJC Up and Coming Stakes Rarefied Sheikh Mohammed
G3 VRC Bobby Lewis Quality Swift Alliance Gooree Pastoral Company
G3 STC Research Stakes Hot Danish A E Curtis
G3 MRC Naturalism Stakes Red Lord Ms J Ritchie
G3 MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude Demerit Sheikh Mohammed
G3 STC Gloaming Stakes So You Think (NZ) Dato Tan Chin Nam
G3 AJC Bill Ritchie Handicap McClintock G Harvey
G3 MRC Betfair Stakes McClintock G Harvey
G3 VRC Carbine Clube Stakes Kidnapped Sheikh Mohammed
G3 AJC Liverpool City Cup Dreamscape Gooree Pastoral Company
G3 VRC Victoria Plate Be Positive

G Fraser, R Ward, A Bennett, S Cook,
N Chapman, L Mihalyka & Laurel Oak

G3 STC Star Kingdom Stakes Swift Alliance Gooree Pastoral Company
G3 AJC Frank Packer Plate Dariana Dato Tan Chin Nam
G3 BTC Sprint Beaded Sheikh Mohammed
LR AJC Toy Show Quality Moti (NZ) Gooree Pastoral Company
LR AJC Show County Quality Swift Alliance Gooree Pastoral Company
LR MVRC Mitchell McKenzie Stakes Carrara F M & Mrs S Tagg
LR MRC The Heath First Command L Macri
LR WRC Mona Lisa Stakes Moti (NZ) Gooree Pastoral Company
LR VRC Henry Bucks Plate Carrara F M & Mrs S Tagg
LR NJC Tibbie Stakes Moti (NZ) Gooree Pastoral Company
LR AJC Angst Stakes Illuminates G Harvey
LR AJC Breeders Plate Run For Wilson Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR VRC Paris Lane Stakes Raheeb Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR AJC Brian Crowley Stakes Love Conquers All N Moraitis, AM
LR AJC City Tattersalls Club Cup Bid Spotter G Rogerson & G Harvey
LR MRC Jayco Stakes Kidnapped Sheikh Mohammed
LR VRC TCL Electronics Stakes Trim Sheikh Mohammed
LR VRC Myer Spring Fashion Stakes Turf Express E Cojuangco
LR HRC Yalumba Wines Cup Beaded Sheikh Mohammed
LR MRC Snowhite Stakes Marquardt (NZ) Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR MRC Triple M Stakes Secession Sheikh Mohammed
LR HRC Gosford Gold Cup Spinney Sheikh Mohammed
LR STC Festival Stakes Rabbuka Gooree Pastoral Company
LR BRC J F Meynink Stakes Jantzen F W & Mrs C Cook
LR BRC Bernborough Handicap Joku Gooree Pastoral Company
LR Tattersalls Club Cup Rainbow Styling (NZ) N Moraitis, AM
LR STC Frank Underwood Cup Rabbuka Gooree Pastoral Company
LR MRC Zeditave Stakes Denman Sheikh Mohammed
LR MRC Barton Stakes Joku Gooree Pastoral Company
LR SAJC Birthday Cup Zagreb G Harvey
LR MRC Manfred Stakes Denman Sheikh Mohammed
LR KTC Kilmore Cup Joku Gooree Pastoral Company
LR SAJC Adelaide Guineas Small Minds Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR SAJC Pewsey Vale Stakes Koala Bear Sheikh Mohammed
LR AJC Aspiration Quality Sacred Choice G Fraser
LR AJC Eskimo Prince Stakes The Mikado Ms J Henning & D Balian
LR AJC Wenona Girl Handicap Beaded Sheikh Mohammed
LR TATTS RC Member's Cup Soiled Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR STC Sky High Stakes Bellagio Wynn D Farnham
LR STC N E Manion Cup Precedence (NZ) Dato Tan Chin Nam
LR STC The Schweppervescence Skilled Sheikh Mohammed
LR SAJC City of Adelaide Hcp Tagus Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate & G Harvey
LR AJC Royal Parma Handicap Brilliant Light A Surace, Ms A O'Neill, G Debono,
W McCully, M O'Callaghan & T E O'Callaghan
LR AJC Fernhill Handicap Kudakulari Dato Tan Chin Nam
LR AJC James H B Carr Stakes Happy Hippy Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR HRC Darley Crown Serenissima Sheikh Mohammed
LR HRC Rowley Mile Snow Alert Ms J Marheine
LR SRC Dark Jewel Classic So Anyway Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR BRC Doomben Slipper Run for Levi Patinack Farm Racing Syndicate
LR STC Winter Cup Twin Wing (NZ) T Morton
LR AJC June Stakes Love Conquers All N Moraitis, AM

What great results! Congratulations to all! Don’t forget to forward the names of your racehorses to the NSWROA office.


We’re now at the start of the very busy BOBS nomination period, and in the course of July and August upwards of 3000 young gallopers will be nominated for BOBS and BOBS Extra.

If you are nominating your rising 2-year-old remember that there is no late entry for BOBS Extra – you must nominate the horse for both BOBS and BOBS Extra on the one form, at the same time!

The fee for BOBS is $660. The BOBS Extra fee – if you choose to enter that as well – is an additional $840, a total of $1500. You cannot enter BOBS Extra without nominating for BOBS.

The deadline is 1 September. If you miss that you’ll have to pay a $5500 late fee and forego any chance of being in BOBS Extra.

Please don’t wait until the last minute to get your nomination forms to us. We will be swamped with forms and faxes in late August so there’s less chance of a form going astray or being lost in fax congestion if you fill out the entry now. The form declares there will be no refunds – but we are prepared to make an exception if a horse paid up before the 1 September deadline has to be destroyed.

BOBS Extra bonuses will be won from 1 August as horses turning 4YO compete over 1600m and further. The Quirindi Jockey Club has programmed two 1600m races on Sunday 1 August so these will be the first eligible races. The first metropolitan BOBS Extra bonus is available on the Kensington track on Wednesday 4 August when the AJC has scheduled an 1800m Benchmark 70 handicap.

The wet weather in various parts of the State during June played havoc with race meetings and reduced the number of BOBS bonuses we paid out. There were 108 winners in June, 9 fewer than in the same month last year, and they were worth $762,500 in cash terms. By the end of June 1010 bonuses had been won, an increase of 117 on last season, with a cash value of almost $7m.

Not surprisingly Sheikh Mohammed leads the way among owners with 66 bonuses valued at $642,500.

No matter whether you’re an owner with as many horses in training as Sheikh Mohammed or with just one solitary 2YO, the BOBS bonuses add huge value and are worth every dollar in making ends meet!

For further information please contact:
John Gatfield,
BOBS Executive Officer,
Racing NSW,
(02) 9551-7574,

2010-2011 FIXTURE CARD

An electronic copy of the 2010-2011 Fixture Card is now available to members. Click here to access.

NSWROA has also received delivery of the “hard copy” cards. If you would like a “hard copy” of the card, simply contact the office and same will be sent to you by mail.

The 2010-2011 Fixture Card is brought to you with the compliments of Gow Gates Insurance Brokers.


Have you recently moved, changed your postal address or obtained an email address? If so, it would be greatly appreciated if you could contact the office in order for our records to be updated.

Yours in Racing
Ray McDowell, President
09 July 2010


A reminder to Members that our good friends at Ambassador Travel Services, have a wide range of tours available to racing enthusiasts.

Attendees at the 2009 Racing’s Night of Champions will recall that a wonderful trip to Dubai for the opening of the Meydan Racecourse, the world’s largest racecourse, for the 2010 Dubai World Cup, was one of the highlights of the Monster Auction.

At Racing’s Night of Champions this year guests will have the chance to bid on a trip to Royal Ascot in 2111 in the Monster Auction. This prize was generously donated by Emirates Airlines and Ambassador Travel Services.

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