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Fourteen Confirmed in 2017 Hawkesbury Guineas Field

Fourteen Confirmed in 2017 Hawkesbury Guineas Field

Fourteen three-year-olds will seek black type success in New South Wales this weekend following the completion and release of the Group 3 Hawkesbury Guineas final field and barrier draw. Generalissimo carries winning form into the 2017 Hawkesbury Guineas, but will undoubtedly require luck in running after drawing into the field in the wide and awkward…

2017 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Field & Barrier Draw

2017 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Field & Barrier Draw

A talented and capacity field of sixteen runners plus two emergencies has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured Group 3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m); highlighted by the inclusion of several previous black type winners and some of the Autumn Carnival’s standout performers. Second in last year’s edition of the Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Mighty Lucky has been…

Derryn Storms Home to Win Arrowfield Sprint

Derryn Storms Home to Win Arrowfield Sprint

Derryn has outsprinted multiple Group 1 winner Global Glamour to win the Group 2 Arrowfield Sprint (1200m) on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Derryn posted an impressive win in the Listed Darby Munro Stakes (1200m) before a credible performance for eighth in last weekend’s Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m),…

Champagne Stakes an Option for Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

Champagne Stakes an Option for Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

Whispered Secret has overcome a tough run in transit to win Race 1 on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick; the time-honoured Listed Fernhill Handicap (1600m). Trainer James Cummings saddled Prized Icon to a smart win in last year’s Fernhill Handicap and was confident that Whispered Secret was a live chance of defending…

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Day 2 of The Championships has drawn some of the Autumn Racing Carnival’s best horses to Royal Randwick this afternoon and four Group 1 feature races headline a particularly impressive ten race card, including Winx’s appearance in the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. We will be covering The Championships Day 2 results throughout the afternoon and we are set for a…

Redkirk Warrior Primed for Doncaster Mile

Redkirk Warrior Primed for Doncaster Mile

Co-trainer David Hayes is confident that impressive first-up winner Redkirk Warrior will prove extremely tough to beat when he takes his position in Saturday’s 2017 Doncaster Mile field at Royal Randwick. Redkirk Warrior produced a number of smart efforts through the early stages of his racing career whilst under the care of William Haggas in…

2017 Chairman’s Handicap Field & Barrier Draw

2017 Chairman’s Handicap Field & Barrier Draw

Nine runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 2 Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) at Royal Randwick, highlighted by the inclusion of several horses seeking a berth in next weekend’s Group 1 Sydney Cup. Big Duke has found terrific form for trainer Darren Weir this season and has been confirmed to be partnered…

Lees Pleased with Le Romain Ahead of Doncaster Mile 2017

Lees Pleased with Le Romain Ahead of Doncaster Mile 2017

Trainer Kris Lees is pleased with the condition of Le Romain ahead of Saturday’s featured Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m), but concedes that the multiple winner at the highest level faces a big task in overcoming a classy and open field. Le Romain has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career…

2017 Doncaster Mile Odds & Betting Update

2017 Doncaster Mile Odds & Betting Update

A talented and capacity field of twenty, as well as three emergencies has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured 2017 Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters plenty of value from a betting perspective. Le Romain has returned to racing in career-best form this season and is the sole occupant of the top…

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Odds & Betting Update

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Odds & Betting Update

Fifteen of the country’s best sprinters have been confirmed to line up on the 1200m course at Royal Randwick for the 2017 TJ Smith Stakes on Day 1 of The Championships and subsequently, there is plenty of value to be taken in betting markets for the feature race. Chautauqua has been gallant through three starts…