News About 2014 Expressway 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,…

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,…

Guelph Included in 2014 Light Fingers Stakes Final Field

Guelph Included in 2014 Light Fingers Stakes Final Field

Classy filly Guelph will make her highly anticipated return to the track for the first time in 2014 this Saturday, having been included in the final field for the 2014 Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick. In a highly impressive 2013 spring campaign, the talented Exceed And Excel filly ran a close second to…

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 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…

2014 Breeders’ Classic Tips and Betting Preview

2014 Breeders’ Classic Tips and Betting Preview

The 2014 Group 2 Breeders’ Classic (1200m) will jump as the featured event on a strong Rosehill Gardens card on Saturday, and will feature a total of eight runners vying for a top prize of $105,000. Classy mare Catkins ($4.50) has been a frontrunner for the 2014 Breeders’ Classic since markets opened earlier this week;…

Appearance Upsets Boban In 2014 Expressway Stakes

Appearance Upsets Boban In 2014 Expressway Stakes

Classy mare Appearance has returned to her best form with an impressive victory in the 2014 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Appearance showed an exceptional turn-of-foot when asked for an extra effort by Blake Shinn and raced well clear from the rest of the field to record a strong victory from outsider River…

2014 Expressway Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Expressway Stakes Betting Tips

The feature race at Royal Randwick this weekend is the Group 2 Expressway Stakes (1200m), set to be run at the day’s sixth event on the eight race card. While not drawing the strongest field possible, the 2014 Expressway Stakes will undoubtedly be a race to watch, with several impressive sprinters from the 2013 Spring…

Boban Favourite In 2014 Expressway Stakes Betting Markets

Boban Favourite In 2014 Expressway Stakes Betting Markets

Dual Group 1 winner Boban has been well backed in 2014 Expressway Stakes betting markets and is a clear favourite to record his sixth straight victory in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Boban opened at odds of $3 in the Expressway Stakes, but that price was quickly snapped up and the son…

Waller Confident Boban Will Deliver Immediately

Waller Confident Boban Will Deliver Immediately

Leading trainer Chris Waller is confident Boban will immediately re-gather the form that saw five wins from as many starts in last year’s Spring Racing Carnival despite the star miler not spelling particularly well. Opening his 2013 Spring campaign with a comfortable win in the James McCall Retirement Handicap (1300m) at Rosehill, Boban most notably…