News About 2016 George Main Stakes

Ladbrokes Stakes Next for George Main Stakes Winner Winx

Ladbrokes Stakes Next for George Main Stakes Winner Winx

The Cox Plate is now in the sights of champion mare Winx, who extended her unbeaten record to eleven with another comfortable win in the Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The George Main Stakes field was cut to only six after scratchings, and jockey Hugh Bowman elected to take…

2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Royal Randwick will play host to a talent-rich nine race card for 2016 George Main Stakes Day this afternoon, highlighted by the Group 1 feature race contested over a mile. It is a fine day in the greater Sydney metropolitan region today, however 7.4mm of rain throughout the last seven days has seen the Royal…

2016 George Main Stakes Tips

2016 George Main Stakes Tips

Six runners remain in contention for Saturday’s 2016 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick, but the result of the race appears a foregone conclusion after champion mare Winx was confirmed for her second-up appearance in the feature. Winx has firmed into $1.09 odds in 2016 George Main Stakes betting markets with and is subsequently…

2016 George Main Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 George Main Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

Winx is set to start one of the shortest-priced favourites in recent Australian Group 1 racing history when she shoots for an eleventh straight win in the George Main Stakes 2016, a detailed form guide and betting preview for which is detailed below. Chris Waller’s $6.8 million earner has scared off all but seven rivals…

George Main Stakes 2016 Betting: Winx Odds-On

George Main Stakes 2016 Betting: Winx Odds-On

Australia’s darling of the turf Winx is unsurprisingly dominating the 2016 George Main Stakes betting markets this weekend in Sydney at an odds-on price to post her eleventh consecutive win. Only eight runners are currently on the mix for Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Colgate Optic White George Main Stakes (1600m), the field likely to lose…

Newcastle Over Winx Clash for Le Romain

Newcastle Over Winx Clash for Le Romain

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees has opted to run his Group 1 winner Le Romain at home in Friday’s Cameron Handicap over a clash with champion mare Winx at Randwick on Saturday. Winner of the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) as a three-year-old in the autumn, Hard Spun gelding Le Romain is a dual acceptor this…

Internationals Confirmed for 2016 Cox Plate Bid

Internationals Confirmed for 2016 Cox Plate Bid

The international presence in the Cox Plate 2016 field is set to be strong this spring with confirmation this week both French raider Vadamos and English galloper Tryster will head down under for a shot at Australia’s weight-for-age championship. Earlier this month Racing Victoria (RV) took 87 first acceptances for the $3 million Group 1…

Le Romain Tops 2016 Cameron Handicap Field & Betting Odds

Le Romain Tops 2016 Cameron Handicap Field & Betting Odds

Le Romain has opened top of the Cameron Handicap 2016 betting odds after being accepted for the Newcastle Cup Day feature this Friday as well as a Sydney Group 1 on Saturday. Local Newcastle-based trainer Kris Lees has dually accepted for his Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain this week, the four-year-old in the mix for…

2016 George Main Stakes Field: Winx Draws Six

2016 George Main Stakes Field: Winx Draws Six

Chris Waller’s flying mare Winx looks primed to secure her seventh Group 1 success drawing ideally in barrier six for the George Main Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick on Saturday. After missing a run in the Chelmsford Stakes due to a wet track, the Street Cry five-year-old runs second-up this weekend in the $500,000 Group…

Happy Clapper Heads 2016 Bill Ritchie Handicap Nominations

Happy Clapper Heads 2016 Bill Ritchie Handicap Nominations

Patrick Webster’s consistent local galloper Happy Clapper is one of the highest-rated Bill Richie Handicap 2016 nominations taken for the George Main Stakes Day support act in Sydney this Saturday. A total of 19 middle-distance sprinters are nominated for the $125,000 Group 3 Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Royal Randwick including Teofilo six-year-old Happy Clapper…