News About 2017 The Championships

2017 Sapphire Stakes Winner Secret Agenda in Upset

2017 Sapphire Stakes Winner Secret Agenda in Upset

Victorian horseman Mick Price picked the perfect Sydney target for his progressive mare Secret Agenda who saluted in the last at Royal Randwick on Saturday in an upset Sapphire Stakes 2017 result. The lead-up form from the Not A Single Doubt four-year-old was questionable with Secret Agenda coming off an unplaced fifth in the Listed…

2017 Queen Of The Turf Stakes Results: Foxplay Wins For Waller

2017 Queen Of The Turf Stakes Results: Foxplay Wins For Waller

Chris Waller continued the magic feel of The Championships Day 2 at Royal Randwick after the highs of Winx, making it a Group 1 training double with the filly Foxplay taking out the Queen Of The Turf Stakes 2017. All the money was on Winx to post her seventeenth straight in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes,…

Winx is the Queen Elizabeth Stakes Winner 2017

Winx is the Queen Elizabeth Stakes Winner 2017

Winx has now won seventeen straight races and is the second top prize money earning racehorse in Australia and New Zealand after doing what all the money said she would – dominate the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes results. Chris Waller’s superstar mare was at Black Caviar odds to continue her undefeated autumn campaign winning the…

2017 Australian Oaks Results: Bonneval and Bowman Salute

2017 Australian Oaks Results: Bonneval and Bowman Salute

Jockey Hugh Bowman celebrated his fourth Australian Oaks win aboard the 2017 New Zealand-trained favourite Bonneval who came from well back to enjoy a comprehensive victory in her first run down under. Co-trainer Murray Baker is the most successful New Zealand horseman when it comes to elite level wins in Australia, the $1 million Group…

Is Winx Better Than Black Caviar?

Is Winx Better Than Black Caviar?

Australian racing has had its share of champion horses including undefeated superstar Black Caviar, but is the current number one Winx better? The Peter Moody-trained Black Caviar was a sprint queen winning all 25 of her career starts over a distance range of 1000 – 1400m, retiring with just shy of $8 million in prize…

2017 Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals Still Unbeaten

2017 Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals Still Unbeaten

Promising Fastnet Rock filly Shoals retained her undefeated status with a win for the punters in the Percy Sykes Stakes 2017 at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of The Championships. The Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained youngster came into the lucrative $600,000 Group 2 Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) off two very good runs in Melbourne. She…

Acceleration Key to Winx Race Success

Acceleration Key to Winx Race Success

Racing NSW chairman Peter V’Landys credits an unbeatable late acceleration as the key attribute to the incredible race success of Winx who shoots for her seventeenth consecutive turf triumph at Royal Randwick in this afternoon’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017. The mighty Chris Waller-trained mare is the main attraction on The Championships Day 2 and looks…

Generalissimo Scores Upset 2017 South Pacific Classic Win

Generalissimo Scores Upset 2017 South Pacific Classic Win

Nathan Berry medal leading hoop Blake Shinn enjoyed an upset win in the second at Royal Randwick aboard Gary White’s outside hope Generalissimo in the South Pacific Classic 2017. A smart field of three-year-olds took to the track for this year’s $150,000 Listed South Pacific Classic (1400m) including Dream Ahead gelding Generalissimo back up to…

Winx Prize Money To Hit $12.77 Million With Win No. 17

Winx Prize Money To Hit $12.77 Million With Win No. 17

After Winx wins the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes making it seventeen on the trot this afternoon in Sydney only triple Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva will sit higher than Chris Waller’s mare in the all-time prize money earners’ list. Makybe Diva retired after 36 career starts with $14,526,685 in prize money, a figure the current…

Winx Out to $1.10 in Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting 2017

Winx Out to $1.10 in Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting 2017

There are very few horses in the world where $1.10 odds would be considered good value, but that is the case this afternoon in Sydney with glamour mare Winx out to that price in 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes betting. The Queen of the Australian turf was as short as $1.09 to win her autumn swansong…