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Redzel handles wet track perfectly to win 2017 Hall Mark Stakes

Redzel handles wet track perfectly to win 2017 Hall Mark Stakes

Front runner Redzel showed his affinity for a rain affected track with an all the way win in the Group 3 $150,000 Hall Mark Stakes (1200m) at Randwick today. The Team Snowden trained Redzel was finally rewarded for his consistent Sydney Autumn Carnival form when Kerrin McEvoy let the four year old dictate the tempo…

2017 Challenge Stakes Winner English Salutes Again

2017 Challenge Stakes Winner English Salutes Again

The classy Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained English enjoyed a gutsy first-up win at Royal Randwick in the wet going back-to-back in the Challenge Stakes 2017. The now four-year-old daughter of Encosta De Lago won the $500,000 Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) first-up last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival as a filly and successfully defended her…

2017 Randwick Guineas Day Preview & Race Scratchings

2017 Randwick Guineas Day Preview & Race Scratchings

The Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival steps up a notch again at Royal Randwick Racecourse with the dual Group 1 Randwick Guineas Day 2017 meeting this afternoon – Sydney scratchings, a Randwick track report and full scratchings detailed below. After talk throughout the week of the Randwick meeting being called off due to a wet track,…

2017 Randwick Guineas Day Results: Inference Wins the Feature Race

2017 Randwick Guineas Day Results: Inference Wins the Feature Race

2017 Randwick Guineas Day has drawn some of the Autumn Carnival’s most exciting horses to Royal Randwick today and all nine races will be contested at black type level. We will be covering the 2017 Randwick Guineas Day results throughout the afternoon and we are set for a very exciting day of racing. All the action on 2017…

2017 Challenge Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2017 Challenge Stakes Tips & Odds Update

The Challenge Stakes 2017 in Sydney on Saturday sees a field full of depth chasing the half-a-million in prize money at Royal Randwick, betting tips on the Group 2 sprint found below. There are nine remaining hopefuls in this weekend’s $500,000 Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) field after the scratching of Heatherly (8) who runs…

Challenge Stakes 2017 Betting: English vs Redzel

Challenge Stakes 2017 Betting: English vs Redzel

It shapes up as an open edition of the 2017 Challenge Stakes at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday with the mare English facing some tough first-up opposition in the wet including the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Redzel. Racing in Sydney could yet be called off for Randwick Guineas Day due to the wet weather and Heavy…

2017 Challenge Stakes Field: English Draws Barrier 1

2017 Challenge Stakes Field: English Draws Barrier 1

The returning Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained mare English has come up trumps with barrier one for her first-up run at Royal Randwick on Saturday in the Challenge Stakes 2017 field. Due to run as Randwick Guineas Day Race 6 at 3:30pm (AEDT), this autumn’s $500,000 Group 2 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m) features…

Terravista Tops 2017 Challenge Stakes Nominations

Terravista Tops 2017 Challenge Stakes Nominations

Joe Pride’s upset last start Black Caviar Lightning winner Terravista headlines the Challenge Stakes 2017 nominations for the Group 2 sprint at Royal Randwick this Saturday in Sydney. One of the key support race son the Randwick Guineas Day card, this autumn’s lucrative $500,000 Group 1 Hyland Challenge Stakes (1000m) nominations have been extended after…

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. Early Stradbroke Handicap markets at Ladbrokes.com.au have Malaguerra heading the betting at $4.60 just ahead of Victorian mare Azkadellia at $4.80…

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. The Lees trained Le Romain had earlier in the day caused a major…