News About 2016 The Championships

2016 Sapphire Stakes Results: Two Blue Wins the Last

2016 Sapphire Stakes Results: Two Blue Wins the Last

Wyong trainer Kristen Buchanan celebrated the first Group win of her career thanks to a gutsy all-the-way victory in the last at Randwick Racecourse on Day 2 ‘The Championships’ with Two Blue in the Sapphire Stakes 2016.

Trainer Kristen Buchanan celebrated her first Group 3 win with Two Blue in the 2016 Sapphire Stakes at Randwick. Photo: ...

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes success and second Group 1 win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ aboard Kris Lees’ classy mare Lucia Valentina at Royal Randwick.

The Kris Lees-trained Lucia Valentina took her earnings up over $4 million with success in the 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Oliver came ...

Stradbroke Aim for Queen Of The Turf Winner Azkadellia

Stradbroke Aim for Queen Of The Turf Winner Azkadellia

Young Melbourne trainer Ciaron Maher is eyeing a possible trip to Queensland to target the winter’s Stradbroke Handicap with gun mare Azkadellia after her class win in the 2016 Queen Of The Turf Stakes at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’.

Queen Of The Turf Stakes winner Azkadellia could target Brisbane’s 2016 Stradbroke Handicap in the ...

2016 Sydney Cup Results: Gallante Beats Libran

2016 Sydney Cup Results: Gallante Beats Libran

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams spoilt the Chris Waller show in the Sydney Cup 2016 scoring an upset win over the favourite Libran with the Robert Hickmott-trained import Gallante at Randwick Racecourse.

Gallante upset Chris Waller’s trio of stayers to win the 2016 Sydney Cup on Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

Waller ran the quinella ...

2016 Australian Oaks Winner Sofia Rosa for Bowman

2016 Australian Oaks Winner Sofia Rosa for Bowman

The New Zealand-trained three-year-olds continued their successful raid on the staying features of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and hoop Hugh Bowman enjoyed another Randwick win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ aboard Sofia Rosa in the Australian Oaks 2015.

New Zealand-trained filly Sofia Rosa blitzed her rivals down under winning the 2016 Australian Oaks at Randwick ...

2016 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Results: Japonisme Beats Counterattack

2016 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Results: Japonisme Beats Counterattack

Group 1 winner Japonisme led the all Chris Waller-trained quinella in the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2016 at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney holding on by a nose to beat stablemate Counterattack in the half-a-million-dollar feature.

Chris Waller scored the 2016 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Quinella with Japonisme (centre, pink cap) beating home stablemate Counterattack (outside). Photo: Steve Hart....

Percy Sykes Winner Missrock Aimed at Thousand Guineas

Percy Sykes Winner Missrock Aimed at Thousand Guineas

A masterful training performance by Victorian horseman Robbie Laing saw his smart young filly Missrock win the 2016 Percy Sykes Stakes first-up in Sydney in her sole run of the autumn ahead of a spring return targeting the Thousand Guineas.

Caulfield’s 2016 Thousand Guineas is on the cards for Percy Sykes Stakes winner Missrock. Photo: Steve Hart.

The two-year-old ...

2016 Queen Of The Turf Stakes Betting Update

2016 Queen Of The Turf Stakes Betting Update

The third of four Group 1 races on the Randwick race card for Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day this weekend is the Queen Of The Turf Stakes 2016, run as The Coolmore Legacy Stakes.

Azkadellia is steady favourite to win the 2016 Queen Of The Turf Stakes at Randwick this afternoon in Sydney over the mile. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

Handfast Improves to Win 2016 South Pacific Classic

Handfast Improves to Win 2016 South Pacific Classic

After a loss in easier company at Gosford last time out the John O’Shea-trained Handfast improved notably with the blinkers on at Randwick Racecourse on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ to win the South Pacific Classic 2016 for the powerhouse Godolphin stable.

The blinkers on helped Handfast win the 2016 South Pacific Classic at Randwick Racecourse on ...

2016 Fernhill Handicap Results: Prized Icon Salutes for Punters

2016 Fernhill Handicap Results: Prized Icon Salutes for Punters

It was an early win for the punters in the first at Royal Randwick for Day 2 of ‘The Championships’, the James Cummings-trained youngster Prized Icon saluting as the favourite in the Fernhill Handicap 2016.

Race favourite Prized Icon broke his maiden status in the 2016 Fernhill Handicap at Royal Randwick on Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day. ...