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2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw – Boban in 1

2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw – Boban in 1

Chris Waller’s defending champion Boban has drawn the inside alley for Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2014 where the galloper will carry the 58kg top weight. Waller has four runners lining-up in the 15-horse field for the $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick this weekend, the quartet coming up with mixed luck…

Boban After Historic Epsom Handicap 2014 Win

Boban After Historic Epsom Handicap 2014 Win

On Saturday Chris Waller’s three-time Group 1 winner Boban will defend his Epsom Handicap crown but to go back-to-back in the Royal Randwick classic he will need to set a modern day weight carrying record. Twelve months ago the Bernardini gelding broke his elite level maiden with a narrow victory over the since-retired mare Streama…

13 Epsom Handicap 2014 Nominations for Waller

13 Epsom Handicap 2014 Nominations for Waller

Nominations are now out for one of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival majors with Chris Waller entering 13 hopes for the 2014 Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick on October 4. Four-time Sydney premiership winning trainer Waller won the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) last season with his now three time Group 1 champion Boban…

JJ Atkins Results 2013 – Romantic Touch Wins for Waterhouse

JJ Atkins Results 2013 – Romantic Touch Wins for Waterhouse

The first Group 1 of Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm Racecourse this afternoon has been won by the Gai Waterhouse-trained favourite Romantic Touch who beat home the 12 other two-year-olds in the 2013 JJ Atkins field to take out the lucrative Brisbane Winter Racing Carnivalclassic. Running as Eagle Farm Race 6, this year’s $500,000…

2012 Geelong Classic Field Features Victoria Derby Fancies

2012 Geelong Classic Field Features Victoria Derby Fancies

This Wednesday Geelong Cup Day will take centre stage in Victoria with all but two of the three-year-olds engaged for the Geelong Classic 2012 field at the meeting heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. While most of the attention at Geelong on Wednesday will be…