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Cosmic Endeavour Claims 2014 Sapphire Stakes

Cosmic Endeavour Claims 2014 Sapphire Stakes

Talented three-year-old Cosmic Endeavour has produced a strong sprint in the final straight to lead from start to finish and win the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) and officially close the inaugural The Championships at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Cosmic Endeavour wins the last on The Championships Day 2, the Sapphire Stakes. Picture: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well, ...

Avoid Lightning Among 2014 Sapphire Stakes Nominations

Avoid Lightning Among 2014 Sapphire Stakes Nominations

Birthday Card Stakes winner Avoid Lightning looks for another win in Saturday's 2014 Sapphire Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Les Bridge’s locally-trained mare Avoid Lightning is set to back up from her recent Group 3 win at Rosehill in the Sapphire Stakes 2014 at Royal Randwick this weekend.

The five-year-old improved on her first-up fifth in the Group 3 Roy ...