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Trainer Gerald Ryan sets sights on Everest as owners field $40m offers for Trapeze Artist

Trainer Gerald Ryan sets sights on Everest as owners field $40m offers for Trapeze Artist

Apr 21, 2018

TRAINER Gerald Ryan feels Trapeze Artist could be “top of the world” next season — no pun intended.As good as Trapeze Artist has been as a three-year-old — and he scored his third Group 1 win at Royal Randwick on Saturday — Ryan believes the best is yet ...

Trapeze Artist favourite for All Aged

Trapeze Artist favourite for All Aged

Apr 16, 2018

Trapeze Artist has gone from the hunter to the hunted with the three-year-old colt favourite in early markets to claim a third Group One win in the All Aged Stakes. He is at $2.50 with the TAB after his decisive win over Redzel in the $2.5 million TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) last ...

Trapeze Artist heads All Aged Stakes nominations

Trapeze Artist heads All Aged Stakes nominations

Apr 16, 2018

TJ Smith Stakes winner Trapeze Artist heads an eclectic mix of runners nominated for Saturday's Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick. The Gerald Ryan-trained colt, who will head for a spell following Saturday's assignment to be prepared for The Everest during the spring, was ...

All Aged before Everest tilt for Gerard Ryan's Trapeze Artist

All Aged before Everest tilt for Gerard Ryan's Trapeze Artist

Apr 15, 2018

Any stud plans for Trapeze Artist are on hold with the colt to line up in the All Aged Stakes before being set for the $13 million The Everest. Owner Bert Vieira has been in talks with breeders but has told trainer Gerald Ryan the focus will be to get Trapeze Artist to The ...

Trapeze Artist wins TJ Smith Stakes

Trapeze Artist wins TJ Smith Stakes

Apr 07, 2018

Trapeze artist has chased down favourite Redzel to win the $2.5 million Group One TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick. Redzel led at the turn but the Gerald Ryan-trained colt turned on the gas to pass the inaugural Everest winner and score by a couple of lengths.In Her Time was third in ...

Waller deploys fierce fighter for Everest

Waller deploys fierce fighter for Everest

Oct 10, 2017

The horse is ready and the weather looks promising, now Gerald Ryan's only concern before the world's richest turf race is that he doesn't screw it all up.Ryan has prepared Deploy for the $10 million Everest sprint at Randwick on Saturday, eyeing the $5.8 million prize for ...

Avdulla excited by G1 Epsom prospects

Avdulla excited by G1 Epsom prospects

Sep 27, 2017

A piece of form surrounding Winx has ensured Happy Clapper of Epsom Handicap favouritism. But rival jockey Brenton Avdulla insists another link to the champion mare shouldn't be forgotten and that's why the Epsom might not be as clear-cut as the betting suggests. Happy Clapper ...

Bert’s Trapeze Artist Rose To The Occasion

Bert’s Trapeze Artist Rose To The Occasion

Sep 25, 2017

www.aushorse.com.auBy his own admission, Bert Vieira has outlaid “a fortune” since getting involved in the thoroughbred industry around 10 years ago.The successful businessman has 30 racehorses in work and some 60 broodmares on the books, but numbers were the last thing on ...

Trapeze act ruled out but Epsom still on Ryan’s radar

Trapeze act ruled out but Epsom still on Ryan’s radar

Sep 24, 2017

TRAINER Gerald Ryan has ruled out a $1 million Epsom Handicap start for Trapeze Artist but has left the door ajar for Washington Heights to run in the famous Royal Randwick mile on Saturday.Trapeze Artist , the dominant Golden Rose winner, and his stablemate, Menari, will be ...

Chris Waller, Gerald Ryan team up to tackle Everest

Sep 23, 2017

Chris Waller won’t train a runner in the field for The Everest but he and stable supporters are chasing the $10 million prize pool and the diamond-encrusted trophy with Rosehill neighbour Gerald Ryan.The Ryan-trained Deploy will occupy Waller Racing’s slot for the ...

Trapeze Artist wins Group One Golden Rose

Trapeze Artist wins Group One Golden Rose

Sep 23, 2017

Gerald Ryan has trained his first Golden Rose winner, but not with the colt everyone expected.Trapeze Artist was specked from $91 to $41 with his stablemate Menari the $2.40 favourite to win Saturday's $1 million Group One race at Rosehill.But it was Trapeze Artist who proved ...

Washington Heights earns Epsom start

Washington Heights earns Epsom start

Sep 23, 2017

The temptation to run Washington Heights in the Epsom Handicap is strong after his qualifying win in the Shannon Stakes at Rosehill but connections will let the dust settle on his Group Two win. Trainer Gerald Ryan had to convince his owners to run over the 1500 metres of ...

Deploy secures Everest slot through Chris Waller Racing

Deploy secures Everest slot through Chris Waller Racing

Sep 22, 2017

Money told the story with the Gerald Ryan-trained Deploy, who will line-up in next month's $10m The Everest after being offered the slot held by Chris Waller Racing. Deploy was heavily backed for the The Everest on Thursday with TAB.com.au reporting a bet of $4,000 at $21 on ...

Big backing for Everest hopeful Deploy

Big backing for Everest hopeful Deploy

Sep 21, 2017

There's been a big move for Deploy in The Everest with two betting agencies reporting big wagers for the Gerald Ryan-trained gelding. TAB.com.au reported a bet of $4,000 on Deploy at $21 on Thursday morning, resulting in his odds being immediately slashed to $15 before ...

Ryan coy about Rose favourite for Everest

Ryan coy about Rose favourite for Everest

Sep 21, 2017

Gerald Ryan is open to Menari occupying a slot for The Everest though he concedes the $10 million sprint could be beyond the talented colt. "I'm not a big rap on three-year-olds at this time of year against older horses but looking at him, he's a big strong horse, he's 570 ...

Menari, Deploy remain in contention for a spot in The Everest

Menari, Deploy remain in contention for a spot in The Everest

Sep 19, 2017

Menari sits on the third line of betting for next month's The Everest, but a decision on the $10m race won't be made until after Saturday's Group One Golden Rose. Trainer Gerald Ryan said a decision to defer plans for The Everest until after the Golden Rose was made by owner ...

All systems go for Menari in Rose

All systems go for Menari in Rose

Sep 18, 2017

Recent history is on the side of Golden Rose favourite Menari and his trainer Gerald Ryan says he has ticked all boxes leading into the $1 million race. The past three winners - Hallowed Crown, Exosphere and Astern - have all won the Run To The Rose on their way to the Group One ...

George Main Stakes 2017: Gerald Ryan can’t see Winx ‘machine’ stalling in Group 1 mile

George Main Stakes 2017: Gerald Ryan can’t see Winx ‘machine’ stalling in Group 1 mile

Sep 13, 2017

Brad Davidson, The Daily TelegraphGERALD Ryan had thought he had pulled off the unthinkable for a brief moment a fortnight ago but that doesn’t mean he thinks Red Excitement can knock off Winx in Saturday’s George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick.Red Excitement gave Winx a ...

Menari … The Rose May Turn To Gold

Menari … The Rose May Turn To Gold

Sep 11, 2017

Menari is now the pre-post favourite for the $1 million Gr.1 Golden Rose (Lisa Grimm)We caught a glimpse of it last month in the Rosebud – maybe even as far back as the debut in January – but it took just 1 minute and 8.59 seconds for Menari to stake his claim as the ...

Deploy ‘Burns’ Rivals With Record Breaking Mark(s)

Deploy ‘Burns’ Rivals With Record Breaking Mark(s)

Sep 11, 2017

Deploy sets another track record winning the Gr.2 Theo Marks Stakes (Lisa Grimm)It was not as if Deploy hadn’t already established his bona fides. The 5YO’s victory in June’s Group Two Moreton Cup pretty much accomplished that, but to coin a phrase, the Gerald Ryan ...

Menari monsters rivals in Run To The Rose

Menari monsters rivals in Run To The Rose

Sep 09, 2017

The biggest horse in the Run To The Rose field has also turned out to be the best with Menari dominating his rivals to give his jockey Josh Parr a Group Two treble at Rosehill. The $2.30 favourite, Menari crossed from the outside barrier with Parr positioning him behind the ...

Flying Deploy runs another track record

Flying Deploy runs another track record

Sep 09, 2017

For the second time in as many starts, underrated sprinter Deploy has a run a track record but connections are not fielding any calls to put him in The Everest. The Gerald Ryan-trained Deploy ran 1:08.06 in the Show County Quality to set the standard for 1200m at Randwick on ...

Consistent Deploy on song for Theo Marks

Consistent Deploy on song for Theo Marks

Sep 05, 2017

The Theo Marks Stakes at Rosehill will be a defining race for the in-form Deploy. Trainer Gerald Ryan will assess how tracks in Sydney and Melbourne are playing over the next few weeks before deciding where the gelding will go. "I'm not going to run him on rock-hard tracks and I ...

Strong numbers for Epsom/Metropolitan

Sep 05, 2017

Red Excitement, the horse who gave Winx a fright in the Chelmsford Stakes, is among 89 nominations for the Group One Epsom Handicap. The Gerald Ryan-trained Red Excitement led until the final 50 metres of Saturday's Group Two Chelmsford until the champion ran him down to ...