News About High Chaparral

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…

Twenty-Three Included in 2016 Villiers Stakes Nominations

Twenty-Three Included in 2016 Villiers Stakes Nominations

Twenty-three milers have been included in nominations for Saturday’s featured 2016 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick; a race which offers its winner ballot-free entry into the Group 1 Doncaster Mile during The Championships in 2017. Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are confident that Fabrizio will furnish into a serious Doncaster Mile prospect in autumn,…

2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Odds Update

2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Odds Update

Nine three-year-olds have been confirmed to contest the Group 2 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas (1600m) on Saturday afternoon; representing particularly good value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Morton’s Fork has been a strong and consistent performer for Godolphin this season and is a clear favourite in 2016 Sandown…

Sold For Song Included in Sunshine Coast Guineas Nominations

Sold For Song Included in Sunshine Coast Guineas Nominations

Twenty-three three-year-olds have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Group 3 Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m); the first race taken out by champion mare Winx during her current nine race unbeaten streak. Mr Individual produced a smart effort in a Gold Coast barrier trial last week, and has been included by Leon & Troy Corstens…

2016 Caulfield Cup the Target for Alpine Eagle

2016 Caulfield Cup the Target for Alpine Eagle

Trainer Tony McEvoy has underlined the 2016 Caulfield Cup (2400m) as the major target for rising five-year-old Alpine Eagle when he returns to competition in the Spring Racing Carnival. Alpine Eagle has produced a number of standout results through a short but impressive nine start career so far, but the entire’s last 12 months have…

2016 Queensland Oaks Odds and Betting Update

2016 Queensland Oaks Odds and Betting Update

A talented and capacity field of three-year-old fillies has been confirmed for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Falkenberg has returned to racing in great form this time and remains outright $6.50 favourite in…

Capacity 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Field Confirmed

Capacity 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity field of sixteen will line up for New South Wales’ feature race this weekend following the release of the 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup final field and barrier draw this morning. As expected, leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has dominated the 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup field; accepting positions for six runners including…

Cool Chap Primed for 2016 VRC St Leger

Cool Chap Primed for 2016 VRC St Leger

Lee Freedman is confident the conditions of Monday’s Listed VRC St Leger (2800m) at Flemington will play to the strengths of latest stable acquisition Cool Chap. Cool Chap began his racing career under the guidance of the recently-retired Peter Moody and has only made six competitive appearances to date, but has quickly stamped himself as…

Autumn Campaign Unlikely For Alpine Eagle

Autumn Campaign Unlikely For Alpine Eagle

Trainer Tony McEvoy has revealed that Alpine Eagle is unlikely to be seen at the races during the 2016 Autumn Racing Carnival. A great deal was expected of Alpine Eagle during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and he was rated one of the leading Cox Plate contenders, but he was ruled out of the major…

Fifteen Confirmed in 2015 Myer Classic Field

Fifteen Confirmed in 2015 Myer Classic Field

Fifteen mares have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2015 Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Royal Descent was unable to figure in the closing stages of the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) a fortnight ago…