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2013 Epsom Handicap Field & Barriers

2013 Epsom Handicap Field & Barriers

This Saturday the marquee race in Sydney is the Epsom Handicap 2013 at Royal Randwick which has attracted a below capacity field of milers.

Toydini has work to do from their wide 2013 Epsom Handicap barrier draw on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Set to run as one of three Group 1 features at the meeting, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 ...

Berry Backs Gai’s Move to Ecuador for Epsom Handicap 2013

Berry Backs Gai’s Move to Ecuador for Epsom Handicap 2013

Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse’s decision to bring her smart four-year-old Ecuador back to a mile for Saturday’s 2013 Epsom Handicap was a surprise move but the right decision according to stable hoop Tommy Berry.

Ecuador will jump one of the top fancies in the 2013 Epsom Handicap with Tommy Berry aboard on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Berry will ...

Waterhouse Hopes for 8th Epsom Handicap

Waterhouse Hopes for 8th Epsom Handicap

This Saturday Gai Waterhouse will vie for her incredible eighth victory in the Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick, the high attrition rate for the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival feature leading her to a possible three pronged attack on the classic.

Ashokan is one of three likely 2013 Epsom Handicap hopes for Gai Waterhouse this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Waterhouse ...

Shannon Stakes 2013 Winner Is Rain Drum – Results

Shannon Stakes 2013 Winner Is Rain Drum – Results

Rain Drum has taken out the Group 2 Shannon Stakes at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse today September 28, 2013.

The Fastnet Rock gelding won the race by a nose in front of a competitive Centennial Park, who placed second, and Our Dessert Warrior, who finished third.

Rain Drum has now won six of his 11 race starts and has earned more ...

Epsom Hopes Head 2013 Shannon Stakes Nominations

Epsom Hopes Head 2013 Shannon Stakes Nominations

While the weekend’s Group 1 racing action takes place solely in Melbourne this weekend, Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens will still be host to some quality events including the Shannon Stakes 2013 for Epsom Handicap hopefuls.

High Esteem looks one of the top early chances for Saturday's 2013 Shannon Stakes. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Nominations for the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) ...

Scone Runner Ashokan Chance for Cox Plate 2013

Scone Runner Ashokan Chance for Cox Plate 2013

Gai Waterhouse’s up-and-coming colt Ashokan has been named as a chance for the 2013 Cox Plate during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, their trainer to use Saturday’s Scone Guineas as an indication of their ability.

Scone Guineas hopeful Ashokan could develop into a 2013 Cox Plate contender in the spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

The More Than Ready three-year-old ...

Missy Cummings Favourite in 2013 Scone Inglis Guineas Betting

Missy Cummings Favourite in 2013 Scone Inglis Guineas Betting

Having just won the Group 1 BTC Cup with Your Song, Sydney trainer Anthony Cummings can claim another big winner’s cheque on Saturday when exciting filly Missy Cummings stars as favourite in the $500,000 2013 Inglis Guineas (1400m) at Scone.

Missy Cummings is the Inglis Guineas favourite. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of the highlight events at Scone’s two-day racing carnival, ...

Full Field to Chase Riches in Scone’s 2013 Inglis Guineas

Full Field to Chase Riches in Scone’s 2013 Inglis Guineas

A massive prize pool of $500,000  has attracted a full 15-horse field plus five emergencies to the 2013 Inglis Guineas (1400m) at Scone on Saturday.

Flying Snitzel forms part of a strong Inglis Guineas field. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

It may not contain any out-and-out top liners but the field features plenty of quality including Gerald Ryan’s speedy filly Flying Snitzel....

Complicate Tops 2013 Hawkesbury Guineas Betting

Complicate Tops 2013 Hawkesbury Guineas Betting

Peter Snowden’s Canberra Guineas winner Complicate is after another Guineas victory on Saturday when they race in the Hawkesbury Guineas 2013 as the punters’ pick.

Platinum Kingdom is second fancy for the 2013 Hawkesbury Guineas this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Opening as the $3.80 favourite in the bookmaker.com.au markets for the $150,000 Listed Workers Blacktown Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m), one ...

Snitzerland Included in 2013 Gosford Guineas Nominations

Snitzerland Included in 2013 Gosford Guineas Nominations

Gerald Ryan’s star sprinting filly Snitzerland has been included as part of a strong nominations list for Sunday’s Listed $250,000 2013 Gosford Guineas (1200m).

Snitzerland has been included in Gosford Guineas Nominations. Photo: Steve Hart.

Twenty six horses have been entered for the three-year-old sprint but Snitzerland is the clear standout.

The daughter of Snitzel has picked up where she ...