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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. Oliver came into the autumn’s richest race with four previous victories in the weight-for-age Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival classic before making it five in…

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Day 2 of Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ runs at Royal Randwick Racecourse today, Saturday April 9, and below is the full track report and official scratchings from the autumn card. It is mostly sunny in Sydney today with a top of 23 degrees and with no chance of rainfall the current Soft (6) Randwick track rating…

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The richest race of the autumn highlights the bumper Royal Randwick card for Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ this Saturday with the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 stealing the show, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the classic found below. Winx isn’t backing up in the weight-for-age clash off her Doncaster Mile win,…

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Barrier Draw: Criterion in 2

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Barrier Draw: Criterion in 2

Last year’s champion Criterion has come up trumps in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 barrier draw and will defend his title in the autumn’s richest race from gate two on Saturday at Royal Randwick. Twelve months ago the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Criterion won the $4 million Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m)…

The United States Tops 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds

The United States Tops 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds

Late entry into the race The United States has opened favourite to continue his Group 1 winning form with success in Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse. The richest race of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and headline event on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’, the $4 million Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes…

Lees Can’t Fault Queen Elizabeth Stakes Hope Lucia Valentina

Lees Can’t Fault Queen Elizabeth Stakes Hope Lucia Valentina

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees has said he “can’t fault” his internationally performed mare Lucia Valentina heading into the 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday. Lees is hoping the five-year-old daughter of Savabeel has what it takes to upset the markets and break a notable elite level drought with success in the…

Winx Free 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field Released

Winx Free 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field Released

The official Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 field is now out with the connections of the capacity line-up breathing an early sigh of relief after the non-acceptance of the odds-on favourite in pre-post betting Winx. Winx made history with her Doncaster Mile win last weekend, but trainer Chris Waller has sent the six-time Group 1 champion…

Bowman To Ride Almoonqith in Sydney Cup 2016

Bowman To Ride Almoonqith in Sydney Cup 2016

In-form hoop Hugh Bowman will partner the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Almoonqith in the 2016 Sydney Cup this weekend at Royal Randwick Racecourse after the galloper’s regular rider Michael Walker was ruled out with injury. Bowman hit the headlines last Saturday on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ when his ace mount Winx made history…

Winx Out of Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016

Winx Out of Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016

Champion mare Winx will not back-up from her Doncaster Mile win in this Saturday’s 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes trainer Chris Waller informed Racing NSW after her track work on Tuesday morning. The superstar daughter of Street Cry overcame all the odds in the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) to salute for the punters…

Happy Clapper Could Back Up in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016

Happy Clapper Could Back Up in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016

Brave Doncaster Mile runner-up last weekend Happy Clapper could still back-up in this Saturday’s 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes trainer Pat Webster told the media on Sunday. Winner of the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) in December to gain automatic entry into the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m), the Teofilo five-year-old ran in the…