News About 2015 Epsom Handicap

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for First Seal

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for First Seal

John Thompson has named the Epsom Handicap 2015 as a possible Group 1 target for his smart mare First Seal this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival after she kicks off her campaign in the Warwick Stakes this weekend. Thompson confirmed Saturday’s feature race at Royal Randwick as the four-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock’s season opener after…

2015 Warwick Stakes Return for Kermadec

2015 Warwick Stakes Return for Kermadec

Chris Waller has confirmed first-up plans to run his smart colt Kermadec this weekend in Sydney’s Warwick Stakes 2015 with the Doncaster Mile winner heading towards the Epsom Handicap in early October. The four-year-old Teofilo stallion hasn’t raced since boosting his prize money up over $2.2 million with a victory in the Group 1 Doncaster…

2015 Epsom Handicap Hope Rudy Wins Trial

2015 Epsom Handicap Hope Rudy Wins Trial

Epsom Handicap 2015 bound Queenslander Rudy showed he was ready for a big spring campaign targeting a Group 1 Sydney win with a winning barrier trial at the Gold Coast this week. The Helen Page-trained Red Dazzler five-year-old won the opening heat of the Tuesday morning trials at the Gold Coast with a smart two…

2015 Missile Stakes Win for Epsom Hope Burbero

2015 Missile Stakes Win for Epsom Hope Burbero

Bjorn Baker’s veteran sprinter – miler Burbero scored a narrow win in the opening Group race of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival at Randwick over the weekend beating home a top field in the Missile Stakes 2015. A final field of eight faced off in this year’s $175,000 Group 2 McGrath Estate Agents Missile Stakes…

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Sydney-based trainer Bjorn Baker will use a run at Canterbury Racecourse on Saturday as an early guide as to the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival campaign of possible Epsom Handicap 2015 hope Burbero. Baker has two nominees for the $85,000 The July Sprint (1100m) this weekend with his veteran nine-year-old Zaratone lining up for his 68th…

2015 Flight Stakes Aim for Pasadena Girl

2015 Flight Stakes Aim for Pasadena Girl

The Flight Stakes 2015 at Royal Randwick in October is one of the Group 1 targets Melbourne’s Peter Moody has planned for his progressive filly Pasadena Girl this spring. A rising three-year-old daughter of Savabeel, the nicely-bred Pasadena Girl has won three of her four starts and is on track for a big new season…

$1 million Epsom Handicap Prize Lures Kermadec

$1 million Epsom Handicap Prize Lures Kermadec

The increase in prize money by 50% by the Australian Turf Club for the 2015 Epsom Handicap this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival has already lured its first big name hopeful in the Chris Waller-trained Kermadec. The ATC announced a $2 million prize boost across the Carnival this week including upping the total stakes for the…

2015 Warwick Stakes First-Up for It’s Somewhat

2015 Warwick Stakes First-Up for It’s Somewhat

A first-up win in the Warwick Stakes 2015 next month is something trainer John O’Shea is keen to make happen with his Group 1-bound galloper It’s Somewhat this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. O’Shea named the $175,000 Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Randwick Racecourse on August 22 as the most likely resuming run for the…

Prize Money Boost for 2015 Sydney Spring Carnival Group 1s

Prize Money Boost for 2015 Sydney Spring Carnival Group 1s

Five Group 1 races during the 2015 Sydney Spring Racing Carnival will be worth more prize money than ever thanks to a boost from the Australian Turf Club (ATC) including the Epsom Handicap now offering $1 million in total stakes. Run at Royal Randwick on October 3 as one of three elite levels on the…

2015 Epsom Handicap Target for Sweynesse

2015 Epsom Handicap Target for Sweynesse

Talented young colt Sweynesse will be set for a Group 1 run over the mile in the Epsom Handicap 2015 this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival according to Godolphin head trainer John O’Shea. O’Shea is starting to set in stone the spring missions and paths towards the Group 1 targets for a host of the stable’s…