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Arab Dawn is the 2016 Parramatta Cup Winner

Arab Dawn is the 2016 Parramatta Cup Winner

Godolphin Australia have capped the black type races at Rosehill Gardens in this best way possible this afternoon as Arab Dawn and Allergic finished first and second in the Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m). Arab Dawn was rated only a slight chance of success in the Parramatta Cup when jumping from the gates at $16 odds,…

2016 Parramatta Cup Field Features Hasselhoof

2016 Parramatta Cup Field Features Hasselhoof

Talented New Zealand raider Hasselhoof is one of the headline final acceptors into the Parramatta Cup 2016 field at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this weekend in Sydney. Due to run as Rosehill Race 8 at 5:05pm (local) on the Silver Slipper Stakes Day card, this year’s $1250,000 Listed Pacific Hoists Parramatta Cup (1900m) has attracted a…

2014 Sydney Cup Winner is The Offer

2014 Sydney Cup Winner is The Offer

Talented stayer The Offer has produced an incredible final straight sprint to continue his strong run of form this season and win the major Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Jumping only fairly, The Offer settled well within the pack, allowing early leaders Angola, stable…

Waterhouse Confident of One, Two in 2014 Sydney Cup

Waterhouse Confident of One, Two in 2014 Sydney Cup

Trainer Gai Waterhouse is confident market leader The Offer will justify favouritism and comfortably win the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this weekend. Fresh off the back of a comfortable win in the heavy going of the Group 2 Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) last weekend, Waterhouse said…

Epingle Ready for 2014 Sydney Cup

Epingle Ready for 2014 Sydney Cup

Trainer Michael Kent is confident in-form six-year-old Epingle offers a great chance of success in this weekend’s major Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m), despite drawing the somewhat awkward barrier 12 for day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick. Having removed Epingle from the final field of the 2014 Chairman’s Handicap (2000m) as a result…

2014 Sydney Cup Barrier Draw

2014 Sydney Cup Barrier Draw

Imported Irish stayer Voleuse De Coeurs was the big loser of the 2014 Sydney Cup barrier draw; with the talented mare set to jump from barrier 16 in the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Voleuse De Coeurs will carry the top-weight of 58 kilograms in the Sydney Cup and trainer Mike Moroney believes…

The Offer Leads Sydney Cup Field 2014

The Offer Leads Sydney Cup Field 2014

Gai Waterhouse’s progressive Irish import The Offer is the headline acceptor for the 2014 Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick this Saturday. The sole two mile feature still held at Randwick, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) has attracted a below capacity 17 starter field, the favourite of which is in-form Montjeu…

2014 Chairman’s Handicap Results – Berry Wins On The Offer

2014 Chairman’s Handicap Results – Berry Wins On The Offer

Leading jockey Tommy Berry recorded his first race win since the tragic passing of his twin brother Nathan Berry last Thursday; with the leading hoop piloting tough stayer The Offer to victory in the 2014 Chairman’s Handicap at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The Offer was well-backed in the lead-up to the 2014 Chairman’s Handicap, after…

Sertorius Market Mover in 2014 Chairman’s Handicap Betting

Sertorius Market Mover in 2014 Chairman’s Handicap Betting

The bookies are now having a hard time separating the top two fancies in the Chairman’s Handicap 2014 betting markets for Saturday following steady money coming in for the Jamie Edwards-trained Sertorius. One of the major support races on a cracker Doncaster Mile Day line-up at Randwick Racecourse, this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Schweppes Chairman’s…

Sydney Cup Horses Head 2014 Chairman’s Handicap Nominations

Sydney Cup Horses Head 2014 Chairman’s Handicap Nominations

A field of potential 2014 Sydney Cup horses are set to face off in the $300,000 Group 2 Schweppes Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday including early favourite The Offer. Nominations for this weekend’s quality handicap clash, an ideal final run for stayers looking to back up in Saturday week’s $1 million Group…