News About Epsom Handicap 2011

2011 Epsom Handicap Field & Barrier Draw

2011 Epsom Handicap Field & Barrier Draw

In what could prove to be an early disadvantage for race favourite Sincero in the Epsom Handicap 2011 at Royal Randwick this Saturday, Stephen Farley’s two-time Group 1 winner has drawn gate one of 18 with the release of the Epsom field and barriers today. The feature race on a crack Epsom Super Saturday programme,…

Sincero Dominates Epsom Handicap 2011 Pre-Field Betting

Sincero Dominates Epsom Handicap 2011 Pre-Field Betting

Stephen Farley’s unswerving sprinter-miler Sincero is being tipped as the horse to beat in the 2011 Epsom Handicap at Randwick this Saturday, the dual Group 1 winner having dominated futures betting on the feature since markets opened at the start of the month. Umatilla gelding Sincero will jump the punters’ favourite in the $500,000 Group…

Shannon Stakes Winner King Lionheart Earns 2011 Epsom Start

Shannon Stakes Winner King Lionheart Earns 2011 Epsom Start

Gai Waterhouse’s in-form Al Maher five-year-old King Lionheart looks to have earned a start in the Epsom Handicap 2011 this Saturday at Royal Randwick after their upset victory in the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill over the weekend. Backing up from an earlier win at the track and distance, consistent middle-distance galloper…

Begg Reveals Secret in Shannon Stakes 2011 Nominations

Begg Reveals Secret in Shannon Stakes 2011 Nominations

Grahame Begg’s Epsom Handicap fancy Secret Admirer will continue their spring carnival crusade at Rosehill this Saturday, the in-form Dubawi mare nominated for the 2011 Shannon Stakes. One of six black-type blockbusters on the Rosehill racecard for this Saturday, the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) attracted 13 entries at nomination stage yesterday including four-year-old…

Thankgodyou’rehere Wins 2011 Epsom Handicap Start

Thankgodyou’rehere Wins 2011 Epsom Handicap Start

Patrick and Wayne Webster’s honest six-year-old Thankgodyou’rehere earned a ballot exemption straight into the Epsom Handicap 2011 with an impressive win in the $125,000 Group 3 Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) and will be well-weighted in the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival feature to take on raging favourite Sincero. Secret Savings gelding Thankgodyou’rehere backed up from their…

Right Weight For Raspberries in Epsom Handicap 2011

Right Weight For Raspberries in Epsom Handicap 2011

Peter Snowden has indicated that the nice light weight yesterday’s Cameron Handicap winner Raspberries is allocated for the 2011 Espom Handicap makes the Group 1 showdown a viable next-up option for the progressive mare. Scheduled to run at Royal Randwick on Saturday October 1, the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) is one of the…

Epsom Hope Starts Up in Bill Ritchie Handicap 2011 Field

Epsom Hope Starts Up in Bill Ritchie Handicap 2011 Field

Gold Coast-based horseman Bruce Hill will use this Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Rosehill’s George Main Stakes Day as the next step towards getting his promising Danzero four-year-old Startsmeup into the 2011 Epsom Handicap. Startsmeup is one of eight gallopers still in contention for the 2011 Bill Ritchie Handicap following the…

Heavy Heart in Epsom Handicap 2011 Weights

Heavy Heart in Epsom Handicap 2011 Weights

On Monday Racing NSW released the handicaps for two of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival’s richest events including those for the 2011 Epsom Handicap, the Mick Price-trained Heart Of Dreams allocated the top weight of the 121 entries with 58 kilograms. Six-year-old Show A Heart gelding Heart Of Dreams is a dual Group 1 winner…

Master Of Design Sprints into Epsom Handicap 2011 Contention

Master Of Design Sprints into Epsom Handicap 2011 Contention

Last Saturday’s Sebring Sprint winner at Rosehill, Master Of Design, has been tipped as a genuine chance for the upcoming 2011 Epsom Handicap by their trainer David Payne. Going out as a $21 roughie in the markets for the $200,000 Group 2 Sebring Sprint (1300m), one of the major support races on the Golden Rose…

Price Says Aloha to 2011 Epsom Handicap Dreams

Price Says Aloha to 2011 Epsom Handicap Dreams

Mick Price is gearing up for a successful spring season on the track, the esteemed Victorian trainer holding especially high hopes for his 2011 Epsom Handicap-bound duo of Aloha and Heart Of Dreams. Price’s two Group 1 winners were just two of the 121 horses entered for the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) running…