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Hill Stakes Results 2017: All-the-Way Win By Classic Uniform

Hill Stakes Results 2017: All-the-Way Win By Classic Uniform

It was a tenacious performance from the Gary Moore-trained Classic Uniform at Royal Randwick on Epsom Handicap Day with the horse leading all-the-way to win the 2017 Hill Stakes thanks to a gun ride from Michael Walker. Walker won the previous race after an on-speed Dulcify Handicap performance on Godolphin galloper Ataraxia and made it…

Epsom Handicap Day 2017 Results: Foundry Wins The Metropolitan

Epsom Handicap Day 2017 Results: Foundry Wins The Metropolitan

One of the biggest days of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival takes place at Royal Randwick today with a triple shot of Group 1 action scheduled for 2017 Epsom Handicap Day, results and updated Randwick winners published live across the afternoon right here at Races.com.au. It is a nine-race card for Epsom Handicap Day and…

2017 Hill Stakes Field & Betting: Mackintosh Firming Favourite

2017 Hill Stakes Field & Betting: Mackintosh Firming Favourite

Chris Waller’s Group 1 performed galloper Mackintosh is the firming favourite in Hill Stakes 2017 betting to break a notable winning drought in the Royal Randwick clash on Saturday. The field for this year’s Group 2 $500,000 Hill Stakes (1800m) is down to just nine hopefuls following the early withdrawal of Red Excitement who instead…

Le Romain Highly Unlikely for Epsom Handicap 2017

Le Romain Highly Unlikely for Epsom Handicap 2017

Trainer Kris Lees has described the chances of his three-time Group 1 winner Le Romain lining-up in the 2017 Epsom Handicap field in Sydney as “highly unlikely”. Weights for the Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m), to run at Royal Randwick on September 30, were released by Racing NSW on Monday. Lees’ Hard Spun…

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Racing NSW has today confirmed a number of changes to programming and prize money throughout the forthcoming 2017 Spring Racing Carnival. Headlined by the inaugural running of the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Royal Randwick on October 14th, Racing NSW has restructured the Spring Carnival to favour sprinters, middle-distance horses and stayers, while also…

Hartnell Included In The Metropolitan Nominations

Hartnell Included In The Metropolitan Nominations

The 2016 The Metropolitan nominations have been released and the in-form Hartnell has been included in the initial entries for the Group 1 event that will be held at Royal Randwick on October 1. Hartnell failed to fire during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and he only had one run in the autumn, but he…

Hartnell cements spot at top of Caulfield Cup betting

Hartnell cements spot at top of Caulfield Cup betting

Hartnell’s brilliant win in the Group 2 $200,000 Ascend Sales Trophies Hill Stakes (2000m) at Randwick last Saturday has cemented his spot at the top of the 2016 Caulfield Cup betting. The John O’Shea trained Hartnell is now the $8 favourite at Ladbrokes.com.au for the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 15…

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…

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…

Tavago Over Hill Into 2016 Underwood Stakes

Tavago Over Hill Into 2016 Underwood Stakes

The now Cranbourne-based Kiwi expat and co-trainer Trent Busuttin has confirmed Tavago will run next-up in the Underwood Stakes 2016 in Melbourne after being scratched from a race in Sydney this weekend. A four-year-old son of Tavistock, the former New Zealand galloper Tavago was one of eight original acceptors for the $200,000 Group 2 Hill…