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Northwest Passage Tops 2017 Hobart Guineas Field

Northwest Passage Tops 2017 Hobart Guineas Field

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Sydney visitor Northwest Passage is one of the headline final acceptors for the Hobart Guineas 2017 in Tasmania on Sunday.

Sydney’s Gai Waterhouse saddles-up Northwest Passage in the 2017 Hobart Guineas field in Tasmania on Sunday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The $100,000 Listed Kevin Sharkie Hobart Guineas (2100m) continues the black-type action of the ...

Ecuador Tops 2017 Carrington Stakes Odds

Ecuador Tops 2017 Carrington Stakes Odds

A tight Carrington Stakes 2017 betting market for Sydney’s feature race on Saturday is currently led by the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained last start winner Ecuador.

Ecuador is one of the best in 2017 Carrington Stakes betting at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo: Steve HArt.

Ecuador is one of only seven horses lining-up in Randwick Race 7 ...

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Team Hawkes will unveil a promising three-quarter brother of the stable’s Group 1 placed colt Star Turn on Saturday when 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes hope Eden Roc lines-up at Randwick.

Eden Roc – a three-quarter brother to Star Turn (pictured) – begins a 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes bid on debut in Sydney this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

A nicely-bred ...

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Third-Up for Fell Swoop

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Third-Up for Fell Swoop

Ultra-consistent Canberra-trained sprinter Fell Swoop is gearing up for an autumn return that will see him take on a stellar field at Randwick third-up in the TJ Smith Stakes 2017.

Fell Swoop will look to win his first Group 1 sprint race over the autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The five-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt is yet ...

2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Winx vs Hartnell

2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Winx vs Hartnell

Godolphin and head trainer John O’Shea have confirmed autumn plans with stable star Hartnell who is set to follow a similar campaign into the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017 as champion mare Winx.

Hartnell could be facing plenty more autumn racing heartbreak facing the country’s best Winx over the season in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Of the four Sydney Autumn ...

2017 Oakleigh Plate on Cards for Thermal Current

2017 Oakleigh Plate on Cards for Thermal Current

Next month’s Oakleigh Plate 2017 is shaping-up as a nice autumn target for Darren Weir’s short-distance horse Thermal Current.

Thermal Current could chase the 2017 Oakleigh Plate win on Blue Diamond Stakes Day for Darren Weir this autumn. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The six-year-old son of Exceed And Excel posted a Flemington win last Saturday over 1000m defeating Bullpit ...

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed the booking of Kerrin McEvoy for the stable’s Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose when he returns for the autumn in the 2017 Australia Stakes this month.

Three-time Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose returns in the Australia Stakes 2017 with Kerrin McEvoy aboard this month at Moonee Valley. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Prepared ...

Wet to Suit Gold Symphony in 2017 Carrington Stakes

Wet to Suit Gold Symphony in 2017 Carrington Stakes

Co-trainer Paul Snowden is hoping a wet Randwick track this weekend can keep the return-to-winning-form going with dual Group 3 winner Gold Symphony in the Carrington Stakes 2017.

Gold Symphony chases back-to-back summer wins in Sydney’s Carrington Stakes 2017 this Saturday at Royal Randwick. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The now four-year-old son of 2009 Blue Diamond Stakes winner Reward For ...

Small Carrington Stakes 2017 Field Released

Small Carrington Stakes 2017 Field Released

The sole Sydney black-type race taking place weekend is the 2017 Carrington Stakes at Royal Randwick, a small field of just seven gallopers accepted for the handicap showdown.

Oxford Poet is a well-weighted hope in the 2017 Carrington Stakes field at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to run as Randwick Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEDT), this ...

Sarrasin Aimed at The BMW 2017

Sarrasin Aimed at The BMW 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman confirmed plans this week to target the 2017 The BMW in Sydney this march with the stable’s progressive import Sarrasin.

Our Ivanhowe could shoot for back-to-back Doomben Cup wins for Team Freedman this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A five-year-old son of Monsun, Sarrasin debuted down under on December 17 at Royal Randwick.

Relishing ...