News About Fernhill Handicap

Invader remains odds on favourite for 2017 Champagne Stakes

Invader remains odds on favourite for 2017 Champagne Stakes

The Team Snowden trained Invader remains the odds on favourite for the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick today. Invader has been at the top of the betting at Ladbrokes.com.au for the Champagne Stakes since putting in a dominant display to win the  Group 1 $1m Inglis Sires’ (1400m) at…

Champagne Stakes an Option for Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

Champagne Stakes an Option for Fernhill Handicap Winner Whispered Secret

Whispered Secret has overcome a tough run in transit to win Race 1 on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick; the time-honoured Listed Fernhill Handicap (1600m). Trainer James Cummings saddled Prized Icon to a smart win in last year’s Fernhill Handicap and was confident that Whispered Secret was a live chance of defending…

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Day 2 of The Championships has drawn some of the Autumn Racing Carnival’s best horses to Royal Randwick this afternoon and four Group 1 feature races headline a particularly impressive ten race card, including Winx’s appearance in the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. We will be covering The Championships Day 2 results throughout the afternoon and we are set for a…

2016 Fernhill Handicap Results: Prized Icon Salutes for Punters

2016 Fernhill Handicap Results: Prized Icon Salutes for Punters

It was an early win for the punters in the first at Royal Randwick for Day 2 of ‘The Championships’, the James Cummings-trained youngster Prized Icon saluting as the favourite in the Fernhill Handicap 2016. Winning trainer Cummings said the nicely-bred son of More Than Ready had always had “1400 (metres) to a mile written…

Prized Icon Tops 2016 Fernhill Handicap Field & Betting Odds

Prized Icon Tops 2016 Fernhill Handicap Field & Betting Odds

James Cummings’ perennial placegetter Prized Icon is favourite in Fernhill Handicap 2016 betting to break his maiden status in the first at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ this weekend. Kicking off the bumper 10-race card at 11:30am (AEDT), this year’s $150,000 Listed TFE Hotels Fernhill Handicap (1600m) features a final field of…

2015 Champagne Stakes Next for Fernhill Handicap Winner The Barrister

2015 Champagne Stakes Next for Fernhill Handicap Winner The Barrister

Winning trainer of the first at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of The Championships Jason Warren has confirmed plans to back-up next Saturday in the Champagne Stakes 2015 with his Fernhill Handicap winner The Barrister. A canny ride by super hoop Hugh Bowman saw the Star Witness colt lead all-the-way to win the $150,000 Listed…

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Tempts Cummings

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Tempts Cummings

Bart & James Cummings could be tempted to shoot for a Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 win in Melbourne Saturday week with the aptly named Tempt Me Not who will stake her claims for a Group 1 bid with a run in Sydney on Wednesday. The lightly-raced Strategic Maneuver filly has had two runs to date…

Veuvelicious Comfortably Claims 2014 Fernhill Handicap

Veuvelicious Comfortably Claims 2014 Fernhill Handicap

Resounding pre-post favourite Veuvelicious has produced a strong final straight sprint to comfortably win the Listed Fernhill Handicap (1600m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Jumping well and immediately going to the front, the talented Northern Meteor filly settled back within the pack, allowing Khrysler and Aliyda to set a…

2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day Scratchings And Track Report

2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day Scratchings And Track Report

The second day of The Championships is upon us and thankfully there is plenty of blue sky in Sydney ahead of the running of both the 2014 Sydney Cup (3200m) and the 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The Royal Randwick surface is now rated in the slow range and should give…

Dear Demi Signals Staying Future with 2012 Fernhill Handicap Win

Dear Demi Signals Staying Future with 2012 Fernhill Handicap Win

Clarry Connors-trained filly Dear Demi has justified her favouritism in her first trip at a mile (1600m), taking out the 2012 Fernhill Handicap by half a length ahead of Trophies and Proverb. Ridden by boom New Zealand jockey James McDonald, the daughter of Dehere was able to settle nicely behind the leaders and McDonald allowed…