News About 2014 Sandown Stakes

Pornichet Comfortably Takes Out Sandown Stakes

Pornichet Comfortably Takes Out Sandown Stakes

Classy French import Pornichet has justified his resounding favouritism in just his second appearance in Australia this afternoon; displaying a keen turn of foot to comfortably take out the Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1500m).

Pornichet has won the 2014 Sandown Stakes. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

Jumping from the gates well, Pornichet settled in prime position on the heels of early leaders ...

Speediness Can Reclaim Winning Ability in Sandown Stakes 2014

Speediness Can Reclaim Winning Ability in Sandown Stakes 2014

It would appear that seven-year-old Speediness has lost his ability to win races, however his trainer Colin Scott is adamant the gelding can find it again in the Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1500m) on Saturday.

Colin Scott is confident Speediness can return to the winner’s circle in the Sandown Stakes as long as the ground is cut. Photo by Race ...

2014 Sandown Stakes Odds: Pornichet Clear Favourite

2014 Sandown Stakes Odds: Pornichet Clear Favourite

Gai Waterhouse’s exciting import Pornichet has opened clear favourite in the Sandown Stakes 2014 odds to break his maiden status down under this Zipping Classic Day.

Top weight Speediness is one of the top three chances in Saturday’s Sandown Stakes 2014 in Melbourne. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Vespone stallion has just his second run in Australia ...

Theodore Has Two Big Chances on 2014 Zipping Classic Day

Theodore Has Two Big Chances on 2014 Zipping Classic Day

Cranbourne trainer Stephen Theodore will have double the chances at winning this Saturday on Zipping Classic Day at Sandown Racecourse with runners in both the Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1500m) and Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m).

Lady Lakshmi is one of two horses that can win for trainer Stephen Theodore on Zipping Classic Day at Sandown this Saturday. Photo ...

General Groove Looking for Third Straight Win in Sandown Stakes 2014

General Groove Looking for Third Straight Win in Sandown Stakes 2014

The Leon & Troy Corstens-trained General Groove is one of nine horses set to tackle the Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1500m) on Saturday, on the final day of the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

General Groove (inside) is looking for three straight wins to end his spring campaign on Saturday in the Sandown Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

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Speediness Leads 2014 Sandown Stakes Field

Speediness Leads 2014 Sandown Stakes Field

Colin Scott’s veteran sprinter Speediness will be out to atone for a disappointing Emirates Stakes effort last Saturday when he backs up in the Sandown Stakes 2014 this weekend.

Speediness is looking to return to form in Saturday’s 2014 Sandown Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Testa Rossa seven-year-old is one of nine hopefuls making up the final ...

Politeness to Stick with the Mares in 2014 Summoned Stakes

Politeness to Stick with the Mares in 2014 Summoned Stakes

Four-year-old mare Politeness will continue to race against her own sex this weekend in the Group 3 Summoned Stakes (1500m) at Sandown, making it her seventh consecutive race against fillies and mares.

Politeness will stick to what she knows and contest the Summoned Stakes on Saturday alongside the mares. Photo by Steve Hart.

She began with the Hilton Manufacturing...

2014 Sandown Stakes Nominations

2014 Sandown Stakes Nominations

Nominations are now out for all the Group races on Saturday’s Zipping Classic Day card at Sandown including those for the 2014 Sandown Stakes.

With entries extended until 10am (AEDT) tomorrow, there are currently 14 gallopers making up the early nominations for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Mack Tow Sandown Stakes (1500m).

One of the headline nominations is the ...