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Catkins Leads 2015 Emancipation Stakes Field

Catkins Leads 2015 Emancipation Stakes Field

A final field of 12 fillies and mares was taken for the Group 2 Emancipation Stakes (1500m) on Wednesday morning but Dear Demi has already been scratched from the race after drawing the outside gate. The Clarry Conners-trained filly will now run in the Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes (2000m) instead. Headlining the Emancipation Stakes…

2015 Doncaster Prelude Nominations Feature 14

2015 Doncaster Prelude Nominations Feature 14

The Group 3 Doncaster Prelude (1500m) provides a good lead-up race to the Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on April 4, giving horses a chance to have a final tune-up for the biggest mile race of the Sydney Autumn Carnival. 14 horses were nominated for the Doncaster Prelude on Monday morning, due to run at…

Suavito Headlines In 2015 Sunline Stakes Nominations

Suavito Headlines In 2015 Sunline Stakes Nominations

In-form mare Suavito has been included in the 2015 Sunline Stakes and is set to contest the Group 2 event at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Suavito has been a consistent performer since she made her racing debut in September of 2013, but she has gone to another level in the past six months and…

Catkins Included In 2015 Emancipation Stakes Nominations

Catkins Included In 2015 Emancipation Stakes Nominations

Consistent mare Catkins has been included in the 2015 Emancipation Stakes nominations and will have the chance to record a second straight win in the Group 2 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Catkins was sent to the spelling paddock after she finished a gallant third in the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington…

Waterhouse Pair Draw Well in 2015 Guy Walter Stakes

Waterhouse Pair Draw Well in 2015 Guy Walter Stakes

The Group 3 Guy Walter Stakes (1400m) is one of eight races running at Warwick Farm this Saturday, attracting a top-notch field of 16 mares. While 17 mares accepted for the race on Wednesday morning, the Kris Lees-trained Thump was quickly scratched in favour of the Group 3 Liverpool City Cup (1300m) after she drew…

Dear Demi Headlines 2015 Guy Walter Stakes Nominations

Dear Demi Headlines 2015 Guy Walter Stakes Nominations

The Group 3 Guy Walter Stakes (1400m) is set to be a top-class race after 17 mares were nominated for the $150,000 race on Monday morning. The Guy Walter Stakes (previously known as the Wiggle Stakes) is one of eight black-type races running at Warwick Farm this Saturday on Chipping Norton Stakes Day. Clarry Conners’…

20 Horses Nominated for 2015 Liverpool City Cup

20 Horses Nominated for 2015 Liverpool City Cup

There are seven black-type races running in support of the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Warwick Farm this Saturday, one of which is the Group 3 Liverpool City Cup (1300m) that has attracted 20 nominations. Sharing the top spot in the large race field are Gerald Ryan’s Hot Snitzel and Rex Lipp’s Tinto….

Cosmic Endeavour Tops 2015 Triscay Stakes Field

Cosmic Endeavour Tops 2015 Triscay Stakes Field

Gai Waterhouse’s Group 1 winner Cosmic Endeavour returns to racing this Saturday in Sydney as the top-rated and weighted hope in the Triscay Stakes 2015 on Apollo Stakes Day at Royal Randwick. The four-year-old daughter of Northern Meteor is one of a dozen mares making up the field for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Robrick…

Defending Champion Catkins Leads 2015 Breeders Classic Nominations

Defending Champion Catkins Leads 2015 Breeders Classic Nominations

Momentum is building towards the autumn carnival with two group races running at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday. The Group 2 Breeders Classic (1200m) is the feature race, for which 14 sprinters were nominated on Monday morning. Leading the charge is defending champion Catkins, who won last year’s race just a short-head from Steps In…

The Nivison 2014 Final Field & Barrier Draw

The Nivison 2014 Final Field & Barrier Draw

A maximum field of 14 mares is set to contest the Group 3 City Tattersalls Club Nivison (1200m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday, headlined by Avoid Lightning. The Les Bridge-trained mare will jump from midfield after drawing barrier seven with usual jockey Tim Clark to ride. Avoid Lightning has yet to have a spring…