News About 2016 Flight Stakes

Waterhouse Wins Ninth Flight Stakes with Global Glamour

Waterhouse Wins Ninth Flight Stakes with Global Glamour

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse celebrated her ninth Flight Stakes win on Saturday with Global Glamour, sharing the Group 1 Epsom Handicap Day success with co-trainer Adrian Bott. Waterhouse continued her dominant record in the three-year-old fillies’ classic that she won previously with: Assertive Lass (1996), Danglissa (1999), Ha Ha (2001), Lotteria (2004),…

2016 Epsom Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Epsom Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

The Sydney Spring Racing Carnival hits fever pitch this afternoon, Saturday October 1, with an all-Black-Type Epsom Handicap Day 2016 card running at Royal Randwick Racecourse. The weather in Sydney today is forecast to be cloudy, but with zero chance of rain the current Good (4) Randwick track rating is set to stay and favour…

Flight Stakes 2016 Tips, Odds & Form Guide

Flight Stakes 2016 Tips, Odds & Form Guide

Kicking off the hat-trick of Group 1 races at Royal Randwick in Sydney on Saturday is the 2016 Flight Stakes, tips and a full form guide for the three-year-old fillies’ feature found below. Running as Epsom Handicap Day Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST), two early scratchings including the former odds-on favourite Omei Sword has just…

2016 Flight Stakes Betting Update: Yankee Rose Odds-On

2016 Flight Stakes Betting Update: Yankee Rose Odds-On

After the shock scratching of Omei Sword from the Flight Stakes 2016, the David Vandyke-trained Yankee Rose is the new odds-on favourite to win the fillies’ mile showdown at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday. Chris Waller was forced to scratch his Golden Rose runner-up Omei Sword from the $500,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) and send…

Omei Sword Out of Flight Stakes 2016 and Spring

Omei Sword Out of Flight Stakes 2016 and Spring

The promising spring carnival campaign of Saturday’s odds-on 2016 Flight Stakes favourite Omei Sword has come to an abrupt end with the Chris Waller-trained filly suffering a respiratory infection. Waller scratched the three-year-old daughter of High Chaparral from the $500,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Epsom Day, Omei Sword heading out to…

Yankee Rose Heads 2016 Flight Stakes Field

Yankee Rose Heads 2016 Flight Stakes Field

David Vandyke’s Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose leads a small eight-starter field of three-year-olds facing off in Saturday’s Flight Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Epsom Handicap Day. Set to run as Randwick Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST), this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Sydney Airport Flight Stakes (1600m) is full of class despite…

Zunbaqa Leads 2016 Edward Manifold Stakes Nominations

Zunbaqa Leads 2016 Edward Manifold Stakes Nominations

The Lindsay Park-trained Zunbaqa is the to-rated filly among the bumper Edward Manifold Stakes 2016 nominations for the Turnbull Stakes Day feature at Flemington Racecourse on Sunday. One of five Group races spread across the Melbourne card this NRL Grand Final day, the $200,000 Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) attracted 23 three-year-old fillies at…

2016 Flight Stakes Nominations: Foxplay Leads Waller Five

2016 Flight Stakes Nominations: Foxplay Leads Waller Five

Chris Waller dominates the Flight Stakes 2016 nominations for the three-year-old fillies’ feature at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday with Foxplay one of five entries in the Group 1 for the stable. Waller is after his first success in the $500,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) on Epsom Handicap Day and plays a big hand numbers-wise….

2016 Thousand Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Yankee Rose

2016 Thousand Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Yankee Rose

David Vandyke’s Group 1 winner Yankee Rose is one of the highest-rated Thousand Guineas 2016 second acceptances taken by Racing Victoria (RV) this week for the October 8 classic at Caulfield Racecourse. Held at the same meeting as the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m), which attracted 48 second acceptors on Tuesday, the entries…

2016 Crown Oaks Nominations Feature Omei Sword

2016 Crown Oaks Nominations Feature Omei Sword

Chris Waller’s gun Sydney-trained filly Omei Sword is one of the most notable Crown Oaks 2016 nominations taken by Racing Victoria (RV) this week for the Flemington Racecourse feature. Running on the third day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on Thursday November 3, this year’s $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) attracted a…