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Randwick Winners & 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day Wrap-Up

Randwick Winners & 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day Wrap-Up

The first of the three major Sydney Autumn Carnival meetings held at Royal Randwick took place today with an action packed afternoon of racing lightning up the track for the 2011 David Jones AJC Australian Derby Day. As expected, Sydneysiders were treated to some champagne moments including the impressive interstate debut from the world’s best…

Shamrocker Makes History with AJC Australian Derby Win

Shamrocker Makes History with AJC Australian Derby Win

Danny O’Brien’s lovely filly Shamrocker became a dual Group 1 winner at Royal Randwick this afternoon with a brave victory beating home the boys in the $1.5 million Group 1 AJC Australian Derby (2400m). The daughter of O’Reilly made the history books and added her name to an illustrious list of fillies, only the ninth…

Helmet Proves Group 1 Potential with Inglis Sires Produces Stakes Win

Helmet Proves Group 1 Potential with Inglis Sires Produces Stakes Win

This season’s most successful trainer of juveniles, Peter Snowden took out the second leg of the 2YO Triple Crown today with promising colt Helmet winning the $500,000 Group 1 Inglis Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) in sensational style. Just seven days after winning the world’s richest race for two-year-olds the Golden Slipper with Sepoy, Snowden and…

Black Caviar adds 12th Jewel to her Crown with TJ Smith Stakes Win

Black Caviar adds 12th Jewel to her Crown with TJ Smith Stakes Win

She gave them the smallest of frights at the top of the straight today, but seconds later the Royal Randwick crowd let out a collective sigh of relief as they realised that Black Caviar had the $1 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) in the bag. Peter Moody’s inexpressibly talented turf star Black Caviar…

Do You Think He Can Win Inglis Sires Produce Stakes

Do You Think He Can Win Inglis Sires Produce Stakes

Maestro trainer Bart Cummings is brimming with confidence going into today’s $500,000 Group 1 Inglis Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) as the experts and punters tip his unbeaten colt Do You Think to win the Cups King his 265th Group 1 race at Randwick’s AJC Derby Day. Do You Think has been firmly backed to continue…

Punters Remain Keen to Back Sprint Queen Black Caviar

Punters Remain Keen to Back Sprint Queen Black Caviar

Fans at the Royal Randwick are just hours away from watching racing royalty with the fastest horse on the planet, Black Caviar, making her much awaited Sydney debut in the $1 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m). The unbeaten queen has captured the hearts of industry experts and the public around the country, Black…

Scratched Horses from Today’s AJC Derby Day Races at Randwick

Scratched Horses from Today’s AJC Derby Day Races at Randwick

Royal Randwick is host to a brilliant nine-race programme today, Saturday April 9, for the 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day and below are the current Randwick race field updates and scratchings. Racing fans and punters are in for a treat at Randwick today with an action packed meeting featuring nine Group races of the highest…

Terrific Track for Black Caviar to Unleash AJC Derby Day Attack

Terrific Track for Black Caviar to Unleash AJC Derby Day Attack

Today Royal Randwick Racecourse will come to life for the 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day and the latest course report has the track rated a Dead 5 and with sunny skies in Sydney today’s racing should be top class. Earlier in the week it was looking like the 150th Derby celebrations and the nine Group…

Gai Waterhouse Chasing First AJC Derby

Gai Waterhouse Chasing First AJC Derby

In what may come as a shock to some Gai Waterhouse is chasing her first victory in the AJC Derby at Randwick on Saturday. Waterhouse will saddle up Light Brigade, who is coming off an impressive fourth in the Rosehill Guineas. Waterhouse’s father, the legendary T.J Smith was able to capture the AJC Derby a…

Cummings’ Strong Hand in Carbine Club Stakes with Kudakulari

Cummings’ Strong Hand in Carbine Club Stakes with Kudakulari

The Cups King Bart Cummings has a strong contingent of runners over the AJC Derby Day races at Randwick tomorrow, including his in-form Savabeel three-year-old Kudakulari in the $125,000 Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m). Drawn well in barrier four for the 2011 Carbine Club Stakes and due to be ridden by Corey Brown, progressive…