News About 2013 Sydney Summer Racing Carnival

Permit Back to Form with 2014 Tattersall’s Club Cup Win

Permit Back to Form with 2014 Tattersall’s Club Cup Win

Chris Waller’s rising eight-year-old Permit continued their recent form return on New Year’s Day with a win in the Tattersall’s Club Cup 2014 at Royal Randwick in Sydney. The Dansili veteran broke a 19-month winning drought a fortnight ago when saluting in the Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) at Randwick’s Kensington track on December 14. That…

Summer Cup 2013 Betting Tips & Selections

Summer Cup 2013 Betting Tips & Selections

This Boxing Day the racing action is top class in Sydney with a Royal Randwick meet headlined by the 2013 Summer Cup, betting tips and selections from the Races.com.au team for which are listed below. Twelve stayers remain in contention for this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Summer Cup (2000m) the favourite of which is the…

ATC Cup Winner Leads 2013 Summer Cup Odds

ATC Cup Winner Leads 2013 Summer Cup Odds

Gai Waterhouse’s last star ATC Cup winning five-year-old Travolta has opened top of the markets to make it back-to-back stakes wins in this Thursday’s Summer Cup 2013 in Sydney. The headline race of Boxing Day, the $125,000 Group 3 Summer Cup (2000m) is set to run as Randwick Race 6 at 4:20pm (ASEST). Originally drawing…

Sysmo Set for Summer Cup 2013 Showdown

Sysmo Set for Summer Cup 2013 Showdown

After a disappointing last start eighth in the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) the Tony McEvoy-trained Sysmo is out to improve when they step up in distance for the 2013 Summer Cup this Thursday. The headline event of the Boxing Day races taking place around the country, the field for this year’s $125,000 Group 3…

Travolta Tops 2013 Summer Cup Field & Weights

Travolta Tops 2013 Summer Cup Field & Weights

This Boxing Day, Thursday December 26, a host of black type racing is headlined by Sydney’s Summer Cup 2013 at Royal Randwick where the Gai Waterhouse-trained Travolta is set to carry the top weight. The Handsome Ransom five-year-old is one of 12 remaining chances in this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Summer Cup (2000m) following the…

Permit Returns To Winning Form With 2013 Christmas Cup Victory

Permit Returns To Winning Form With 2013 Christmas Cup Victory

Imported stayer Permit upstaged a couple of stablemates to record his first race win in over eighteen months in the Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday. Chris Waller had three of the five runners in the Christmas Cup field, with Hoylonny and Secessio both well-backed, but it was Permit who gave…

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Talented gelding Ninth Legion earned himself a start in the Group 1 Doncaster Handicap (1600m) during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival by the winning the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) in impressive fashion at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday. Jockey Peter Robl was forced to go forward from a wide barrier on Ninth Legion…

Taxmeifyoucan Vies for 2014 Doncaster Mile Exemption

Taxmeifyoucan Vies for 2014 Doncaster Mile Exemption

Trainer Gregory Hickman says he has four-year-old Taxmeifyoucan as good as he can for their shot at a Doncaster Mile 2014 ballot exemption with a win in Saturday’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) at Randwick’s Kensington track. Earlier the Ad Valorem gelding was sitting top of the 2013 Villiers Stakes odds following two nice…

2013 Christmas Cup Betting Tips & Selections

2013 Christmas Cup Betting Tips & Selections

Tipping this Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2013 winner in Sydney has become decidedly harder after three early scratchings have left a field of just five runners in the Kensington feature, all of which are battling for favouritsm. One of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival staying majors, this year’s $100,000 Listed Inglis Christmas Cup (2400m) has lost…

Straight Albert 2013 Razor Sharp Handicap Roughie

Straight Albert 2013 Razor Sharp Handicap Roughie

They’re the roughie of the field but jockey Blake Shinn will still be doing his best aboard the Guy Walter-trained Straight Albert in Saturday’s Razor Sharp Handicap 2013 in Sydney. Shinn has a nice book of rides at the Kensington track this weekend including aboard Alma’s Fury, second in the race last year, in the…