News About 2015 Challenge Stakes

Miracles Of Life Wins Challenge Stakes First-up

Miracles Of Life Wins Challenge Stakes First-up

Popular mare Miracles Of Life has returned to racing in the best way possible this afternoon, comfortably beating a talented field to the line in the Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Royal Randwick. Jumping from the gates well, leading hoop Hugh Bowman settled the Not A Single Doubt mare within the nine and allowed…

2015 Challenge Stakes Short Trip to Suit Mossfun

2015 Challenge Stakes Short Trip to Suit Mossfun

After missing the entire spring carnival due to a virus, there was always going to be a question regarding Mossfun’s first run in ten months. The Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) winner resumed in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on February 14 and while connections were lenient with their expectations considering…

2015 Challenge Stakes Race Tips

2015 Challenge Stakes Race Tips

The 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival is heating up in Sydney this weekend with an action-packed race meeting at Royal Randwick Racecourse. The Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) is the key supporting race, attracting a field of nine sprinters. The betting remains fairly open at with all but one runner offering single figure odds, although Rubick…

Rubick Tops 2015 Challenge Stakes Odds

Rubick Tops 2015 Challenge Stakes Odds

Gerald Ryan’s returning three-year-old Rubick has opened top of the Challenge Stakes 2015 odds to defeat his older rivals in Saturday’s weight-for-age sprint at Randwick Racecourse. The Encoast De Lago colt is one of nine remaining hopes in the $400,000 Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) field after the early scratching of #9 Soldi Domani who…

Berry to Ride Mossfun Quiet in Challenge Stakes 2015

Berry to Ride Mossfun Quiet in Challenge Stakes 2015

Tommy Berry has picked up a couple of good Randwick Guineas Day rides for Team Hawkes in Sydney on Saturday including aboard Golden Slipper winner Mossfun who will be ridden off the pace in the 2015 Challenge Stakes. The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Mossman filly has won four of her six career starts and…

2015 Challenge Stakes Field Features Mossfun

2015 Challenge Stakes Field Features Mossfun

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Golden Slipper winner Mossfun is back for her second start of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival in the Challenge Stakes 2015 at Royal Randwick on Saturday. The three-year-old Mossman filly has won four of her six career starts including the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) in the wet at…

Deep Field Leads 2015 Challenge Stakes Nominations

Deep Field Leads 2015 Challenge Stakes Nominations

TJ Smith Stakes-bound sprinter Deep Field from the Hawkes Racing stable leads the Challenge Stakes 2015 nominations for the Randwick Guineas Day support act in Sydney on Saturday. The Northern Meteor four-year-old is one of 15 hopefuls nominated for this weekend’s $400,000 Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Royal Randwick where Team Hawkes have a…

2015 The Galaxy Target for Villa Verde

2015 The Galaxy Target for Villa Verde

Smart Group 2 winning grey Villa Verde is nearing her Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival return with trainer Anthony Cummings confirming the mare will again target The Galaxy 2015 in March. The four-year-old daughter of Not A Single doubt has been working well according to Cummings he spoke with Sky Sports Radio’s Racing HQ on Thursday…

Terravista to Get First Autumn Start in 2014 Challenge Stakes

Terravista to Get First Autumn Start in 2014 Challenge Stakes

After winning the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) on Saturday, speculation surrounding Terravista’s first start in the autumn has already begun. However trainer Joe Pride quickly put any dispute between Sydney and Melbourne to bed with the news his gelding would likely skip the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington in February for the…