News About George Main Stakes Day

Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Four-year-old Takedown has returned to racing with a career-best performance for success in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Takedown was lining up amongst particularly slick company at Randwick today, but did his chances of a boilover no harm when he jumped well and took a good position in transit…

Ladbrokes Stakes Next for George Main Stakes Winner Winx

Ladbrokes Stakes Next for George Main Stakes Winner Winx

The Cox Plate is now in the sights of champion mare Winx, who extended her unbeaten record to eleven with another comfortable win in the Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The George Main Stakes field was cut to only six after scratchings, and jockey Hugh Bowman elected to take…

Hartnell a Class Above in Hill Stakes

Hartnell a Class Above in Hill Stakes

Hartnell has continued his scintillating run of form through the 2016 Spring Carnival with another impressive and comfortable win over a classy field in the Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Jumping from the gates well, jockey James McDonald allowed the five-year-old to stride forward and take an ideal position in…

Guard Of Honour Salutes in Heritage Stakes

Guard Of Honour Salutes in Heritage Stakes

Three-year-old Guard Of Honour has produced a career-best performance to win the Listed Heritage Stakes (1100m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Guard Of Honour drifted in Heritage Stakes betting markets in the hours leading up to jump, but did his chances of success no harm whatsoever when immediately taking a position on the heels of…

2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Royal Randwick will play host to a talent-rich nine race card for 2016 George Main Stakes Day this afternoon, highlighted by the Group 1 feature race contested over a mile. It is a fine day in the greater Sydney metropolitan region today, however 7.4mm of rain throughout the last seven days has seen the Royal…

Waller Rates His Tea Rose Stakes 2016 Fillies

Waller Rates His Tea Rose Stakes 2016 Fillies

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller is out to decide the Spring Racing Carnival paths of a trio of his smart fillies this weekend on the back of their 2016 Tea Rose Stakes run at Royal Randwick. Last Saturday Waller confirmed plans to head towards the $500,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) on Epsom Handicap Day,…

Hill Stakes 2016 Betting Odds: Hartnell Hot Favourite

Hill Stakes 2016 Betting Odds: Hartnell Hot Favourite

All the money in the 2016 Hill Stakes betting markets for this Saturday at Royal Randwick is on the John O’Shea-trained Hartnell to continue his winning ways in the George Main Stakes Day feature. Running as Randwick Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEST), this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) field is down to just…

The Shorts 2016 Betting Odds: English Top Fancy

The Shorts 2016 Betting Odds: English Top Fancy

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained mare English has opened short favourite in the 2016 The Shorts betting to win first-up at Randwick Racecourse this weekend. The now four-year-old daughter of Encosta De Lago is one of 11 runners set to face off on George Main Stakes Day this Saturday in the $200,000 Group 2…

George Main Stakes 2016 Betting: Winx Odds-On

George Main Stakes 2016 Betting: Winx Odds-On

Australia’s darling of the turf Winx is unsurprisingly dominating the 2016 George Main Stakes betting markets this weekend in Sydney at an odds-on price to post her eleventh consecutive win. Only eight runners are currently on the mix for Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Colgate Optic White George Main Stakes (1600m), the field likely to lose…

Russian Revolution Leads 2016 Heritage Stakes Field & Odds

Russian Revolution Leads 2016 Heritage Stakes Field & Odds

The undefeated Peter & Paul Snowden-trained three-year-old Russian Revolution is the headline final acceptor sitting top of the Heritage Stakes 2016 field and betting odds for the Sydney black-type this weekend. The opening stakes race on the George Main Stakes Day program at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, this year’s $100,000 Listed Schweppes Heritage Stakes (1100m)…