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Malaguerra remains the favourite for Stradbroke Handicap

Malaguerra remains the favourite for Stradbroke Handicap

Four year old Malaguerra remains the favourite for the Group 1 $2m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 11 even though he failed to run a place at Randwick last Saturday.

Malaguerra remains the favourite for the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Early Stradbroke Handicap markets at Ladbrokes.com.au have Malaguerra heading the betting ...

Savoureux’s Wenona Girl Handicap win gives Kris Lees a winning double

Savoureux’s Wenona Girl Handicap win gives Kris Lees a winning double

Trainer Kris Lees was able to wrap up a memorable day with tough mare Savoureux collecting the second leg of a winning double for the stable in taking out the Group 3 $150,000 CHI-X Australia Wenona Girl Handicap (1200m) at Randwick today.

Savoureux scores a well deserved win in the Wenona Girl Handicap at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

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2016 Challenge Stakes Winner English Eyes TJ Smith Stakes

2016 Challenge Stakes Winner English Eyes TJ Smith Stakes

Winning trainer Gai Waterhouse is eyeing a TJ Smith Stakes run during Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ in April after brilliant filly English returned to racing with a win in Saturday’s Challenge Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick.

English could shoot for a Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes 2016 win in April after a class win in the Challenge Stakes ...

2016 Challenge Stakes Betting Tips & Update

2016 Challenge Stakes Betting Tips & Update

One of the major support acts on the Randwick Guineas Day card in Sydney this afternoon is the lucrative weight-for-age Challenge Stakes 2016, betting tips for the sprint feature found below.

Randwick sprint specialist Ball Of Muscle is the Races.com.au tip to win today’s 2016 Challenge Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to run as Randwick Race 8 at 4:50pm ...

English Tops 2016 Challenge Stakes Odds & Betting

English Tops 2016 Challenge Stakes Odds & Betting

Gai Waterhouse’s returning Golden Slipper runner-up from last autumn English is the firm favourite to secure the Challenge Stakes 2016 win first-up at Royal Randwick Racecourse this weekend in Sydney.

Former champion juvenile English returns as a three-year-old jumping favourite first-up in the 2016 Challenge Stakes on Randwick Guineas Day this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

The three-year-old Encosta De ...

Ball Of Muscle Leads 2016 Challenge Stakes Field & Barriers

Ball Of Muscle Leads 2016 Challenge Stakes Field & Barriers

Joe Pride’s consistent sprint star Ball Of Muscle had come up trumps with barrier one for his returning run in Saturday’s Challenge Stakes 2016 on Randwick Guineas Day in Sydney.

Ball Of Muscle returns to racing drawn barrier one in the 2016 Challenge Stakes field at Royal Randwick in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The five-year-old son of ...

2016 Challenge Stakes Nominations Feature Speak Fondly

2016 Challenge Stakes Nominations Feature Speak Fondly

Returning Flight Stakes winning filly Speak Fondly is nominated for a first-up run in the 2016 Challenge Stakes at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Gai Waterhouse’s returning Flight Stakes winner Speak Fondly is one of the most notable nominations taken for the Challenge Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney.

The three-year-old Northern Meteor filly ...

Ball Of Muscle Targets 2016 The Galaxy

Ball Of Muscle Targets 2016 The Galaxy

Joe Pride is happy to bypass the Perth Summer Racing Carnival features with his consistent sprinter Ball Of Muscle who has gone to the paddock ahead of an autumn campaign targeting Sydney’s The Galaxy 2015 in March.

Ball Of Muscle is in the paddock and will return in the autumn targeting Rosehill’s 2016 The Galaxy. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A five-year-old ...

Miracles Of Life Wins Challenge Stakes First-up

Miracles Of Life Wins Challenge Stakes First-up

Popular mare Miracles Of Life has returned to racing in the best way possible this afternoon, comfortably beating a talented field to the line in the Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Royal Randwick.

Miracles Of Life mustered an impressive late sprint to win the Group 2 Challenge Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well, ...

2015 Challenge Stakes Short Trip to Suit Mossfun

2015 Challenge Stakes Short Trip to Suit Mossfun

After missing the entire spring carnival due to a virus, there was always going to be a question regarding Mossfun’s first run in ten months.

Mossfun is set to enjoy the short trip of the Group 2 Challenge Stakes this Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) winner resumed in the Group 2 Light Fingers ...