News About 2014 Apollo Stakes

Appearance to Miss Chipping Norton, Aimed at Canterbury

Appearance to Miss Chipping Norton, Aimed at Canterbury

Guy Walter is confident the 2014 autumn preparation of Appearance will not take a hit, despite the leading trainer removing the talented five-year-old from nominations for this weekend’s Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm. Having previously outlined the Chipping Norton as a major stepping stone for the classy Commands mare this campaign,…

Appearance Makes it Two from Two in 2014 Apollo Stakes

Appearance Makes it Two from Two in 2014 Apollo Stakes

Classy filly Appearance has continued her perfect start to 2014, racing away from the pack in the final straight to claim the Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick today. Having claimed the Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Randwick two weeks ago, Appearance settled just behind the leaders in the Apollo Stakes, rounding…

Boban Favourite in 2014 Apollo Stakes Betting Markets

Boban Favourite in 2014 Apollo Stakes Betting Markets

Only eight runners will contest the 2014 Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday after leading chances Pinwheel and Sizzling were scratched from the final field to chase Group 1 events in Victoria instead. Having secured a perfect run of five wins from as many starts in a glittering 2013 spring campaign,…

Talented Field of Nine Confirmed for the 2014 Futurity Stakes

Talented Field of Nine Confirmed for the 2014 Futurity Stakes

The 2014 Futurity Stakes (1400m) will feature just nine runners after the final field and barrier draw released this morning revealed Eurozone and Sistine Demon will not contest the Group 1 event on Saturday. Peter Moody-trained Moment Of Change will be aiming for a second-consecutive win at Group 1 level, having claimed the C.F Orr…

Boban Headlines 2014 Apollo Stakes Final Field

Boban Headlines 2014 Apollo Stakes Final Field

The final field for the 2014 Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) has been released, with talented gelding Boban confirmed for his second run of 2014 following a less-than-ideal start when fifth behind Appearance in the Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m) two weeks ago. Boban claimed five wins from as many starts in what was undoubtedly the…

2014 Light Fingers Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Light Fingers Stakes Nominations Released

Nominations for the 2014 Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) have been released, with a current list of 13 set to line up at the Royal Randwick barriers this weekend, including Guelph. Guelph was one of the undoubtable performers of the 2013 spring; claiming three wins from only four starts that included both the Group…

2014 Apollo Stakes Nominations Include Boban

2014 Apollo Stakes Nominations Include Boban

Nominations for the 2014 Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) have been released, with a particularly talented field set to line up at the Royal Randwick barriers this weekend, including Boban. Having secured a perfect five wins from as many starts throughout his 2013 Spring campaign including the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1400m) and Group 1…