Winx Leads Classy 2017 Warwick Stakes Field

Winx Leads Classy 2017 Warwick Stakes Field

Equine superstar Winx leads an impressive eight-horse 2017 Warwick Stakes field; the feature race at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday afternoon. Winx will be seeking an eighteenth-consecutive win when she takes her place in the 2017 Warwick Stakes field and has trialled extremely well in the lead-up to her competitive return. Resuming in autumn…

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2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Fanatic

Kiwi stayer Fanatic has reportedly taken well to her time in Australia so far and is nearing her first trial for the Lindsay Park operation, ahead of a Spring Carnival campaign which will be geared towards Group 1 targets. Fanatic has been an outstanding performer through the early stages of her racing career and has…

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Lankan Rupee a Dominant Favourite in Spring Stakes Betting

Lankan Rupee a Dominant Favourite in Spring Stakes Betting

Fourteen sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville Racecourse, however veteran runner Lankan Rupee is undoubtedly the horse to beat in the feature race. A five-time Group 1 champion, Lankan Rupee’s career has been plagued by injury in recent seasons, but the gelding appears…

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2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Field & Betting Update

2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Field & Betting Update

Twelve horses will line up in the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes field at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday following the early scratching of leading contender Lankan Rupee and consistent performer Duke Of Brunswick. Black Heart Bart is virtually unbeatable on the 1400m course at Caulfield and leads the strong 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes field at…

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Since Australia’s first official race meeting in 1842, horse racing has become embedded into Australian culture with thousands of races taking place each year. From the local town handicaps to the world-renowned Melbourne Cup, racing fans across the country are enthralled with the drama, excitement and passion associated with horse racing. For many horse racing is their life, with thousands of people devoting their lives to the training and breeding of quality racehorses. The Australian racing industry has produced many names which will go down in history as racing legends. Around the world, names such as Phar Lap, Makybe Diva and Bart Cummings are famous for their victories in Australian horse races.

Governed by the Australian Racing Board, the Australian horse racing industry is flourishing with over 8 major racing carnivals taking place each year including the Sydney Autumn Carnival, Sydney Spring Carnival, Brisbane Winter Carnival, Adelaide Racing Carnival, Perth Racing Carnival, Tasmanian Racing Carnival, Melbourne Autumn Carnival and the world famous Melbourne Spring Carnival.

These carnivals host some of the world’s greatest races starting with the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic and Railway Stakes in Perth to the BMW Stakes and Golden Slipper 2015 at Rosehill in Sydney to the prestigious Melbourne Cup and Australian Cup in Melbourne. From Randwick racecourse in Sydney to the breathtaking Flemington racecourse, Australia features some of the world’s most beautiful, historical and best designed racecourses.

Now with Fashions on the Field and Ladies Day races taking place, Australian races are also serving as a great social event. Not only a celebration of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, these carnivals also serve as a way for the greater community to get together to celebrate the one thing they have in common, their love for horse racing and the frivolities that take place on the day.

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Races.com.au is designed to inform and educate horse racing enthusiasts in any area of the industry. Whether you enjoy betting on races, getting involved in raceday fashions or want to update your knowledge on racing history, this site has all the information you will need!

Horse racing is not just big in Australia but right around the world. In the UK horse racing is a hugely popular spectator sport and is one of the biggest sports for betting.