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Shannon Stakes 2017 Field Features Epsom Bound Dawn Wall

Shannon Stakes 2017 Field Features Epsom Bound Dawn Wall

One of the possible Epsom Handicap runners for trainer Chris Waller in Saturday week’s feature, Dawn Wall is accepted for the 2017 Shannon Stakes this weekend at Rosehill Gardens. The Group 2 $200,000 Schweppes Shannon Stakes (1500m) offers gallopers a final shot to gain a ballot and penalty free ride into the Group 1 $1…

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…

2017 Shannon Stakes Nominations Feature Epsom Hopes

2017 Shannon Stakes Nominations Feature Epsom Hopes

A line-up of potential Epsom Handicap hopefuls feature in the Shannon Stakes 2017 nominations for this Saturday, the Golden Rose Stakes Day race offering a ballot and penalty exemption to the winner for the upcoming Group 1. On Monday Racing NSW took early entries for this year’s Group 2 $200,000 Shannon Stakes (1500m) along with…

Epsom Handicap hope Comin’ Through wins Bill Ritchie Handicap

Epsom Handicap hope Comin’ Through wins Bill Ritchie Handicap

The Chris Waller trained Comin’ Through put in a great trial for the Epsom Handicap with a tough win in the Group 3 $150,000 Bill Ritchie Handicap (1400m) at Randwick today. Winning rider Michael Walker had to get down 53kg to ride Comin’ Through but was rewarded for has effort with the Fastnet Rock stallion…

All day 2017 George Main Stakes Day results: Winx scores 20th straight win in George Main Stakes

All day 2017 George Main Stakes Day results: Winx scores 20th straight win in George Main Stakes

Superstar mare Winx is once again the main attraction at Randwick today when she chased her twentieth straight win in the Group 1 $500,000 Colgate Optic White Stakes (George Main Stakes) (1600m). As well as Winx stepping out at Randwick today, the nine race program is full of talent all across the board and we…

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap Field & Betting: Tom Melbourne Favourite

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap Field & Betting: Tom Melbourne Favourite

Trainer Chris Waller has made the call to line-up Tom Melbourne in the Bill Ritchie Handicap 2017 field at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, the galloper to jump favourite in the race having avoided a clash with his superstar stablemate Winx. Tom Melbourne was a dual acceptor at the meeting, also in the mix to take…

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…