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2017 Lord Reims Stakes Field: Final Adelaide Cup Prep

2017 Lord Reims Stakes Field: Final Adelaide Cup Prep

The Lord Reims Stakes 2017 field runs at Morphettville Racecourse this Saturday in South Australia as the final official lead-up into the $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) back at the track on Monday March 13.

Mail It In heads towards a 2017 Adelaide Cup run via this weekend’s Lord Reims Stakes at Morphettville. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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Black Opal Stakes Could Steal Golden Slipper Contenders

Black Opal Stakes Could Steal Golden Slipper Contenders

The two official 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes lead-up races run in Sydney on Saturday, but Canberra on Sunday could reveal a genuine contender for the $3.5 million classic with the running of the Black Opal Stakes.

Magic Millions Classic winner Houtzen may bypass Sydney on Saturday in favour of a 2017 Black Opal Stakes run in Canberra on Sunday. ...

2017 Todman Stakes Field Features Golden Slipper Stakes Hopes

2017 Todman Stakes Field Features Golden Slipper Stakes Hopes

A host of top Golden Slipper Stakes bound colts and geldings will face off in the Todman Stakes 2017 field this Saturday in Sydney including the Gerald Ryan-trained duo of Menari and Chauffeur.

Gerald Ryan will saddle-up Golden Slipper Stakes hopes Menari and Chauffeur in the 2017 Todman Stakes field this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

While the fillies’ ...

Wet Opens Up Winx vs Chautauqua Clash in George Ryder

Wet Opens Up Winx vs Chautauqua Clash in George Ryder

Wet weather in Sydney forced a delay to the first-up run of Winx last month and now it could also open up a possible clash between the mighty mare and super sprinter Chautauqua in the 2017 George Ryder Stakes.

Could Chautauqua (pictured) take on Winx over 1500m in the 2017 George Ryder Stakes field this autumn? Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

Golden Slipper 2017 Fillies Dominate Reisling Stakes Field

Golden Slipper 2017 Fillies Dominate Reisling Stakes Field

The top two fillies in 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes betting are accepted for a Royal Randwick clash this weekend in the Reisling Stakes field including odds-on favourite on Saturday She Will Reign.

Golden Slipper 2017 top elect She Will Reign looks hard to beat in Saturday’s Reisling Stakes field on Randwick Guineas Day. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2017 Challenge Stakes Field: English Draws Barrier 1

2017 Challenge Stakes Field: English Draws Barrier 1

The returning Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained mare English has come up trumps with barrier one for her first-up run at Royal Randwick on Saturday in the Challenge Stakes 2017 field.

English is drawn the rails for her 2017 Challenge Stakes title defence on the weekend in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2017 Australian Guineas Field: Prized Icon Dual Acceptor

2017 Australian Guineas Field: Prized Icon Dual Acceptor

James Cummings’ Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is the top-rated three-year-old across two states this weekend accepted for both the Australian Guineas 2017 field in Melbourne and Randwick Guineas line-up in Sydney.

Prized Icon is accepted into both the Randwick and Australian Guineas fields for 2017 on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

For the Sydney Group 1 the son ...

Randwick Guineas Field 2017: Man From Uncle Drawn 13

Randwick Guineas Field 2017: Man From Uncle Drawn 13

Anthony Cummings’ in-form Hobartville Stakes winner Man From Uncle has suffered an early blow ahead of his bid at a Group 1 win drawing out in barrier 13 in the 2017 Randwick Guineas field.

Hobartville Stakes winner Man From Uncle is drawn out wide in barrier 13 for the Randwick Guineas 2017 this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

The ...

2017 Canterbury Stakes Field: Seven Rivals for Chautauqua

2017 Canterbury Stakes Field: Seven Rivals for Chautauqua

Team Hawkes’ internationally-performed sprint star Chautauqua headlines a small eight-horse Canterbury Stakes 2017 field facing off at Royal Randwick this weekend in Sydney.

Chautauqua is an intriguing addition to the 2017 Canterbury Stakes field at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) back at the track on April 1 shapes up ...

No Surprises: Winx Ruled Out of 2017 Australian Cup

No Surprises: Winx Ruled Out of 2017 Australian Cup

Unsurprisingly master trainer Chris Waller has confirmed Sydney is the focus for his star mare Winx this autumn with the ten-time Group 1 winner to skip the Australian Cup 2017 Saturday week at Flemington.

Melbourne has been ruled out for Winx until the spring where she’ll attempt a third straight Cox Plate win. Photo: Steve Hart.

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