2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Won By It’s A Dundeel

2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Won By It’s A Dundeel

Talented stayer It’s A Dundeel has produced an incredibly final straight sprint to hunt down whole-race leader Carlton House and win the $4 million Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwickthis afternoon.

Jumping well, the High Chaparral entire settled in prime position on the heels of Carlton House and My Kingdom Of

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Sidestep Storms Home To Win 2014 Royal Sovereign Stakes

Sidestep Storms Home To Win 2014 Royal Sovereign Stakes

Talented colt Sidestep overcame a poor start to fly home late and score a most impressive victory in the 2014 Royal Sovereign Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Sidestep was slow out of the gates and jockey Kerrin McEvoy was forced to settle the Exceed And Excel colt towards the tail of the field and the three-year-old looked as though he…

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2014 Australian Oaks Results: Rising Romance Holds On To Win

2014 Australian Oaks Results: Rising Romance Holds On To Win

Rising Romance received a stellar ride from James McDonald to record a tough win in the 2014 Australian Oaks at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Rising Romance was positioned just off the speed by McDonald, while odds-on favourite Lucia Valentina settled at the tail of the field, and she kicked well clear from the rest of the Australian Oaks field when she…

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Cosmic Endeavour Claims 2014 Sapphire Stakes

Cosmic Endeavour Claims 2014 Sapphire Stakes

Talented three-year-old Cosmic Endeavour has produced a strong sprint in the final straight to lead from start to finish and win the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) and officially close the inaugural The Championships at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Jumping from the gates well, Cosmic Endeavour quickly took up the early pace, setting a reasonably high tempo over the back…


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