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2016 Epona Stakes Field Features Heavens Above

2016 Epona Stakes Field Features Heavens Above

Tim Martin’s in-form mare Heavens Above will shoot for a third straight Sydney win when she lines-up in the first on Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill on Saturday, the Epona Stakes 2016. Kicking off the bumper nine-race Rosehill Gardens card as Race 1 at 12:40pm (AEDT), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Nathan’s Famous Epona Stakes…

Criterion Tops 2016 Sydney Cup First Acceptances & Ballot

Criterion Tops 2016 Sydney Cup First Acceptances & Ballot

Last year’s Melbourne Cup third placegetter Criterion is the top-rated and weighted of the 39 Sydney Cup 2016 first acceptances taken by Racing NSW this week. Tuesday saw first declarations for all of the Group 1 races taking place during Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ close including those for the $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup…

Criterion Tops 2016 Sydney Cup Weights

Criterion Tops 2016 Sydney Cup Weights

The internationally performed David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Criterion has been allocated the 58.5kg top weight for the Sydney Cup 2016 on Day 2 of The Championships at Randwick Racecourse on April 9. Racing NSW this week released handicaps for the 82 stayers nominated for this year’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m),…

2016 Apollo Stakes Field Features Cox Plate Winner Winx

2016 Apollo Stakes Field Features Cox Plate Winner Winx

Chris Waller welcomes back to racing this Saturday his Cox Plate winning mare Winx who leads the Apollo Stakes 2016 field at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Set to run as Randwick Race 7 at 4:25pm (AEDT), this season’s $250,000 Group 2 Optus Business Apollo Stakes (1400m) features a final field of 11 weight-for-age hopefuls. Sure to…

2016 Sydney Cup Nominations: Eight for Waller

2016 Sydney Cup Nominations: Eight for Waller

Leading horseman Chris Waller will shoot for his third Sydney Cup success in 2016 nominating for eight stayers in the Royal Randwick classic on Day 2 of The Championships on April 9. One of four elite level Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival races held on Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day, this year’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes…

2016 Sydney Cup Target for Gust Of Wind

2016 Sydney Cup Target for Gust Of Wind

Randwick horseman John Sargent may have lost his VRC Oaks winner Kirramosa to Japan but he still has big autumn plans for fellow mare Gust Of Wind who targets the Sydney Cup 2016 next year. A winner of over $890,000 in prize money over her 18 start career down under, Alamosa five-year-old Kirramosa was this…

What Age Will the 2015 Melbourne Cup Winner Be?

What Age Will the 2015 Melbourne Cup Winner Be?

Twenty-four horses are engaged to face off in the Melbourne Cup 2015 field at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon and one of the big questions the punters are asking is what age will this year’s Melbourne Cup winner be? History tells us lots of things when it comes to the ‘race that stops a nation’, including…

2015 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The ‘race that stops a nation’, the Melbourne Cup 2015, takes place tomorrow as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) and below is the comprehensive Races.com.au form guide and betting preview on the two mile classic. A capacity field of 24 faces off in the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) including a…

Gust Of Wind Sole 2015 Melbourne Cup Mare

Gust Of Wind Sole 2015 Melbourne Cup Mare

Reigning ATC Oaks winner from the autumn in Sydney, the John Sargent-trained Gust Of Wind is the sole mare in a capacity Melbourne Cup 2015 field on Tuesday looking to break a lengthy drought of four-year-old mares in the ‘race that stops a nation’. Star Kiwi-trained Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup double winner Ethereal (2001)…

2015 Caulfield Cup favourite Mongolian Khan wins

2015 Caulfield Cup favourite Mongolian Khan wins

Dual Derby winner Mongolian Khan scores tough win in the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield today. Monglolian Khan was sent out the $5 favourite and was able to hold off English stayer Trip To Paris ($31) by half a length with Our Ivanhowe ($26) putting in a great run to finish…