News About 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap

2015 Stradbroke Aim for Razor Sharp Winner Our Boy Malachi

2015 Stradbroke Aim for Razor Sharp Winner Our Boy Malachi

Team Hawkes have ruled out a bid in Sydney’s The Championships during the autumn and are more likely to focus on the Stradbroke Handicap 2015 in Brisbane next year with Saturday’s Razor Sharp Handicap winner Our Boy Malachi. The Top Echelon six-year-old proved a classy type with an impressive two and a half-length victory over…

Avdulla Looking Forward to 2014 Razor Sharp Ride

Avdulla Looking Forward to 2014 Razor Sharp Ride

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is looking forward to seeing how the Con Karakatsanis-trained sprinter Howmuchdoyouloveme comes back in his first-up up run in the Razor Sharp Handicap 2014 on Villiers Stakes Day this weekend. The six-year-old Written Tycoon gelding has enjoyed seven wins from 20 starts to date with Avdulla aboard him for six of those…

Our Boy Malachi Odds-On Favourite in 2014 Razor Sharp Betting

Our Boy Malachi Odds-On Favourite in 2014 Razor Sharp Betting

A small yet classy field of eight sprinters will run in the Listed Razor Sharp (1200m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday. The $100,000 Razor Sharp is one of eight races running across Villiers Stakes Day, offering punters a variety of betting options and chance to back a winner. Just two of the eight horses…

Our Boy Malachi Out to Impress in 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap

Our Boy Malachi Out to Impress in 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap

Despite being a six-year-old, Our Boy Malachi still has plenty of potential according to co-trainer Michael Hawkes. The gelding already had an impressive record when he was transferred to Hawkes Racing’s care from John O’Sing after the winter but has managed to uphold his record after winning his first two starts in Sydney. Our Boy…

2014 Razor Sharp Handicap Nominations Released

2014 Razor Sharp Handicap Nominations Released

Just nine sprinters were nominated for the Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, with Racing NSW extending the nominations until 11:00 am (AEDT) Tuesday morning to attract a larger field. Leading the current nominations is the Con Karakatsanis-trained Howmuchdoyouloveme. The six-year-old gelding has not been seen for six months after…

Lilliburlero Out of 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap

Lilliburlero Out of 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap

David Payne has decided to send five-year-old mare Lilliburlero to the spelling paddock after a luckless start to her campaign. While the trainer was keen to run Lilliburlero in the $100,000 Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) at Royal Randwick on December 14, he has decided a rest would be more beneficial to the mare ahead…

Starlight Winner Our Boy Malachi Razor Sharp for Summer Sprint

Starlight Winner Our Boy Malachi Razor Sharp for Summer Sprint

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Our Boy Malachi is 2014 Razor Sharp Handicap-bound following a commanding win in the $100,000 Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) in Sydney over the weekend. Formerly prepared by John O’Sing in Queensland, the Top Echelon six-year-old has been with Team Hawkes since the start of the spring and has now…

Red Excitement Set to Return in 2014 Razor Sharp

Red Excitement Set to Return in 2014 Razor Sharp

Five-year-old Red Excitement had an excellent summer campaign in Sydney early this year that saw the gelding win three consecutive starts and finish in the placings a further two times. However his racing career had to be put on hold when he suffered a bowed tendon injury, which meant he missed both the autumn and…

Dothraki Ready to Step Up in 2014 Starlight Stakes

Dothraki Ready to Step Up in 2014 Starlight Stakes

Nominations for the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m) were taken on Monday morning, with 19 sprinters declaring for the race. Featured among the nominees is the Gerald Ryan-trained Dothraki. The five-year-old has run in his fair share of black-type races over the past two years as a colt but failed to show his true potential. After…