News About Black Opal Stakes

No Golden Slipper for Black Opal Winner Trapeze Artist

No Golden Slipper for Black Opal Winner Trapeze Artist

Gerald Ryan’s progressive young colt Trapeze Artist was in flying form at Canberra on Sunday winning the Black Opal Stakes as a $31 roughie in betting, but won’t be pressing onto the 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes.

Gerald Ryan will not pay the late 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes entry for his impressive Black Opal Stakes winner Trapeze Artist. Photo: ...

2017 Black Opal Stakes Field & Odds on Golden Slipper Hopes

2017 Black Opal Stakes Field & Odds on Golden Slipper Hopes

Sunday’s edition of the Black Opal Stakes 2017 in Canberra could shape-up as the hottest edition of the Group 3 race in many years with the wet weather in Sydney giving an option to the Golden Slipper hopefuls.

2017 Golden Slipper Stakes-bound Houtzen is being kept safe in Black Opal Stakes betting on Sunday. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Weight Over Wet for 2017 Golden Slipper Bound Houtzen

Weight Over Wet for 2017 Golden Slipper Bound Houtzen

Gold Coast horseman Toby Edmonds is leaning towards an Eagle Farm run on Saturday as a final 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes tune-up over the wet weather track in Sydney this weekend for Houtzen.

Houtzen is likely to bypass the wet Reisling Stakes 2017 in Sydney in favour of a Brisbane run under big weight on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart....

Black Opal Stakes Could Steal Golden Slipper Contenders

Black Opal Stakes Could Steal Golden Slipper Contenders

The two official 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes lead-up races run in Sydney on Saturday, but Canberra on Sunday could reveal a genuine contender for the $3.5 million classic with the running of the Black Opal Stakes.

Magic Millions Classic winner Houtzen may bypass Sydney on Saturday in favour of a 2017 Black Opal Stakes run in Canberra on Sunday. ...

Golden Slipper 2017 Fillies Dominate Reisling Stakes Field

Golden Slipper 2017 Fillies Dominate Reisling Stakes Field

The top two fillies in 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes betting are accepted for a Royal Randwick clash this weekend in the Reisling Stakes field including odds-on favourite on Saturday She Will Reign.

Golden Slipper 2017 top elect She Will Reign looks hard to beat in Saturday’s Reisling Stakes field on Randwick Guineas Day. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Golden Slipper Bound Menari Tops Todman Stakes 2017 Nominations

Golden Slipper Bound Menari Tops Todman Stakes 2017 Nominations

Equal second elect in futures Golden Slipper Stakes betting, Menari is the headline nominee for the Group 2 Todman Stakes 2017 at Royal Randwick on the weekend.

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes scratching Jukebox is a chance to race in Sydney’s Todman Stakes 2017 this Saturday at Royal Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Takedown Leads All The Way In The Schweppervescence

Takedown Leads All The Way In The Schweppervescence

Talented gelding Takedown led from start to finish to record his third straight win in the 2015 The Schweppervescence at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Takedown led from start to finish to win The Schweppervescence at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Takedown made his racing debut with a third place finish behind Exosphere in the Valentines Day Maiden ...

Black Opal Considered for Slipper Hope Sebring Sun

Black Opal Considered for Slipper Hope Sebring Sun

Warwick Farm’s Gary Portelli is considering a trip to Canberra for the city’s premier race, the Black Opal Stakes in early March for his 2015 Golden Slipper hope Sebring Sun.

Gary Portelli is confident Sebring Sun will go all the way to the 2015 Golden Slipper this March at Rosehill Gardens. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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2015 Black Opal Stakes Target for Single Gaze

2015 Black Opal Stakes Target for Single Gaze

Following an eye-catching third in the Magic Millions Classic at the start of the month there is now a strong chance Nick Olive’s smart filly Single Gaze will target the Black Opal Stakes 2015 this March at home in Canberra.

Magic Millions 2YO Classic placegetter Single Gaze could target the 2015 Black Opal at Canberra in March. Photo: ...

2014 Kindergarten Stakes Final Field Released

2014 Kindergarten Stakes Final Field Released

The 2014 Kindergarten Stakesfield has been released; with eleven juveniles set to contest the Group 3 event that will be run at Royal Randwick this weekend.

Gai Waterhouse has two runners in the 2014 Kindergarten Stakes field. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Headlining the 2014 Kindergarten Stakes final field is talented filly Echo Gal, who is returning to the ...