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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…

Hill Stakes 2016 Betting Odds: Hartnell Hot Favourite

Hill Stakes 2016 Betting Odds: Hartnell Hot Favourite

All the money in the 2016 Hill Stakes betting markets for this Saturday at Royal Randwick is on the John O’Shea-trained Hartnell to continue his winning ways in the George Main Stakes Day feature. Running as Randwick Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEST), this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) field is down to just…

2016 Hill Stakes Field: Hartnell in Barrier Five

2016 Hill Stakes Field: Hartnell in Barrier Five

John O’Shea’s in-form import Hartnell is drawn to get a gun run at Royal Randwick on Saturday coming up with barrier five in the Hill Stakes 2016 field. Running as Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEST) on the George Main Stakes Day program, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Ascend Sales Trophies Hill Stakes (2000m) has drawn…

Hartnell Heads 2016 Hill Stakes Nominations

Hartnell Heads 2016 Hill Stakes Nominations

John O’Shea’s Chelmsford Stakes winner Hartnell is the sure-to-be favourite among the Hill Stakes 2016 nominations taken for the Royal Randwick clash this weekend in Sydney. One of five Group status races on the George Main Stakes Day card on Saturday, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) has attracted 13 staying types at…

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Results: Easy Win for Hartnell

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Results: Easy Win for Hartnell

The Godolphin-raced Hartnell absolutely bolted home in the Chelmsford Stakes 2016 for a runaway victory in Sydney’s feature race of the weekend without Winx there to rain on his parade again. First-up the John O’Shea-trained import came up against Australia’s best racehorse, Hartnell finishing three and a half lengths off Winx in the Group 2…