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). Jumping from the gates well, Pornichet settled in prime position on the heels of early leaders Spacecraft, Lady Lakshmi and Vibrant…

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. The 2014 Sandown Stakes is one of nine black-type races making up Zipping Classic Day at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday,…

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. The Vespone stallion has just his second run in Australia for the Sydney-based Waterhouse, the four-year-old one of nine hopes in Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 Mack Tow Sandown Stakes…

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). When describing this Saturday, the trainer said he was “a small stable with some big chances”. Lady Lakshmi…

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. Should the gelding win, he’ll make it three consecutive wins in a row, with Troy Corstens putting the gelding’s form improvement down…

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. The Testa Rossa seven-year-old is one of nine hopefuls making up the final field for the $150,000 Group 3 Mack Tow Sandown Stakes (1500m) on Saturday….

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. She began with the Hilton Manufacturing (1300m) back in March which she finished runner-up before winning the Group 3 P.J. Bell Stakes (1200m)…

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…