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2017 Epsom Handicap Field: Five for Waller

2017 Epsom Handicap Field: Five for Waller

Sydney’s Chris Waller will saddle-up five runners in the Epsom Handicap 2017 field at Royal Randwick on Saturday as he shoots for his fourth win in five years in the mile classic. The Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m) is one of three elite level Sydney Spring Racing Carnival features at the meeting and…

Weight No Worry for 2017 Epsom Handicap Favourite Happy Clapper

Weight No Worry for 2017 Epsom Handicap Favourite Happy Clapper

His horse may be carrying top kilos in the Epsom Handicap 2017 this Saturday in Sydney but trainer Pat Webster remains confident the bookies have it right with Happy Clapper to win the mile classic. Teofilo seven-year-old Happy Clapper will cart 56.5kg this Saturday at Royal Randwick as the in-form veteran chases his first elite…

Webster Happy Winx Targeting Turnbull Over Craven Plate

Webster Happy Winx Targeting Turnbull Over Craven Plate

Sydney horseman Patrick Webster is over the moon with news out this week that Winx was Melbourne bound earlier than expected, opening up a 2017 Craven Plate win at Randwick for his galloper Happy Clapper. Happy Clapper will finally get some Winx-relief when he lines-up in the lucrative Group 3 $500,000 Craven Plate (2000m) on…

Le Romain Highly Unlikely for Epsom Handicap 2017

Le Romain Highly Unlikely for Epsom Handicap 2017

Trainer Kris Lees has described the chances of his three-time Group 1 winner Le Romain lining-up in the 2017 Epsom Handicap field in Sydney as “highly unlikely”. Weights for the Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m), to run at Royal Randwick on September 30, were released by Racing NSW on Monday. Lees’ Hard Spun…

2017 Epsom Handicap Weights: Happy Clapper Receives 56.5kg

2017 Epsom Handicap Weights: Happy Clapper Receives 56.5kg

Saturday’s eye-catching George Main Stakes runner-up behind Winx, Happy Clapper has been allocated 56.5kg in the official Epsom Handicap 2017 weights announced by Racing NSW today. There are 89 spring milers nominated for the Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m), one of three elite level features to run at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday…

Happy Clapper Racing For Second to Winx in George Main 2017

Happy Clapper Racing For Second to Winx in George Main 2017

Nothing betas Winx in the 2017 George Main Stakes this Saturday in Sydney but rival trainer Pat Webster is more than satisfied to settle for second behind the super mare with his in-form galloper Happy Clapper. Eleven horses are currently nominated for the Group 1 $500,000 George Main Stakes (1600m) over the Royal Randwick mile…

Waller Mares Head 2017 Epsom Handicap Nominations

Waller Mares Head 2017 Epsom Handicap Nominations

Racing NSW on Monday received 89 nominations for the end of the month’s Epsom Handicap 2017 and it is the Chris Waller-trained mares leading the way in early betting.   Early entries for the Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m), to run at Royal Randwick on September 30, were up notably from 37 last Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.   Waller has enjoyed a magic run in…

Egg Tart set to Pop in Theo Marks Stakes 2017

Egg Tart set to Pop in Theo Marks Stakes 2017

Chris Waller’s dual Oaks winner Egg Tart has been described by hoop Kerrin McEvoy as a “champagne bottle waiting to pop”, and she gets the chance to do so first-up this weekend in the 2017 Theo Marks Stakes. The daughter of Sebring was nominated but not accepted for last weekend’s Tramway Stakes, subsequently won by…

Egg Tart Trials Well ahead of Epsom Handicap 2017

Egg Tart Trials Well ahead of Epsom Handicap 2017

Chris Waller’s dual Oaks winner Egg Tart caught the eye at the Warwick Farm trials on Friday morning as the smart mare progresses towards a 2017 Epsom Handicap run next month. In her second public appearance as a four-year-old, Egg Tart had Brenton Avdulla aboard for her strong second in the Group & Listed Trial…

Comin’ Through on Epsom Handicap 2017 Path

Comin’ Through on Epsom Handicap 2017 Path

After a narrow first-up win in Sydney on the weekend, it is full steam ahead towards the 2017 Epsom Handicap for the Chris Waller-trained Comin’ Through. At Royal Randwick on Saturday, the Fastnet Rock stallion made his four-year-old debut winning the $100,000 Broccolini Handicap (1400m) by a quarter-length over stablemate Life Less Ordinary. It was…