News About George Main Stakes

Winx on Track for Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017

Winx on Track for Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017

An historic shot at a third Ladbrokes Cox Plate trophy in 2017 is still months away but already anticipation is growing around Hall of Famer Winx who is pleasing trainer Chris Waller in her early campaign build-up. Winx made it 17 wins on the trot during Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ on April 8 with her 12th…

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…

Thousand Guineas Ideal for Tea Rose Stakes Winner Foxplay

Thousand Guineas Ideal for Tea Rose Stakes Winner Foxplay

Talented filly Foxplay has underlined her class at Royal Randwick this afternoon; overcoming a black in the final straight to win the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m). Jumping from the gates well, jockey Hugh Bowman elected to settle Foxplay off the early pace of Plenty To Like, Skylight Glow and Bacarella; who ensured that…

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…

2016 George Main Stakes Tips

2016 George Main Stakes Tips

Six runners remain in contention for Saturday’s 2016 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick, but the result of the race appears a foregone conclusion after champion mare Winx was confirmed for her second-up appearance in the feature. Winx has firmed into $1.09 odds in 2016 George Main Stakes betting markets with and is subsequently…

2016 George Main Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 George Main Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

Winx is set to start one of the shortest-priced favourites in recent Australian Group 1 racing history when she shoots for an eleventh straight win in the George Main Stakes 2016, a detailed form guide and betting preview for which is detailed below. Chris Waller’s $6.8 million earner has scared off all but seven rivals…

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…

Newcastle Over Winx Clash for Le Romain

Newcastle Over Winx Clash for Le Romain

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees has opted to run his Group 1 winner Le Romain at home in Friday’s Cameron Handicap over a clash with champion mare Winx at Randwick on Saturday. Winner of the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) as a three-year-old in the autumn, Hard Spun gelding Le Romain is a dual acceptor this…

2016 George Main Stakes Field: Winx Draws Six

2016 George Main Stakes Field: Winx Draws Six

Chris Waller’s flying mare Winx looks primed to secure her seventh Group 1 success drawing ideally in barrier six for the George Main Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick on Saturday. After missing a run in the Chelmsford Stakes due to a wet track, the Street Cry five-year-old runs second-up this weekend in the $500,000 Group…

Great Esteem Late George Main Stakes 2016 Entry

Great Esteem Late George Main Stakes 2016 Entry

The addition of Stuart Webb’s in-form Victorian visitor Great Esteem has boosted the total number of 2016 George Main Stakes nominations to eight ahead of the Sydney Group 1 at Royal Randwick on Saturday. On Monday Racing NSW received just seven original entries for the $500,000 Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) before extending nominations…