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Right Weight For Raspberries in Epsom Handicap 2011

Right Weight For Raspberries in Epsom Handicap 2011

Peter Snowden has indicated that the nice light weight yesterday’s Cameron Handicap winner Raspberries is allocated for the 2011 Espom Handicap makes the Group 1 showdown a viable next-up option for the progressive mare. Scheduled to run at Royal Randwick on Saturday October 1, the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) is one of the…

Cameron Handicap 2011 Field & Betting

Cameron Handicap 2011 Field & Betting

Tomorrow Newcastle Racecourse will host a bumper day’s racing headlined by the $150,000 Group 3 Patinack Farm Cameron Handicap (1500m) and its top field of spring carnival hopefuls including short-priced favourite Neeson. Scheduled to run as Newcastle Race 7, one event after the $175,000 Group 3 Spring Stakes (1600m), the 2011 Cameron Handicap field attracted…

Descarado on Track for Caulfield Cup 2011 – Randwick Trial Results

Descarado on Track for Caulfield Cup 2011 – Randwick Trial Results

Gai Waterhouse will be looking towards the Melbourne Spring Carnival with more enthusiasm than ever after her stable stars dominated at the Randwick trials on Friday including a win by defending Caulfield Cup winner Descarado. Waterhouse trialled 27 of her spring-bound horses at Royal Randwick this morning, Sydney’s leading lady of racing coming away with…

Gai Waterhouse Chasing First AJC Derby

Gai Waterhouse Chasing First AJC Derby

In what may come as a shock to some Gai Waterhouse is chasing her first victory in the AJC Derby at Randwick on Saturday. Waterhouse will saddle up Light Brigade, who is coming off an impressive fourth in the Rosehill Guineas. Waterhouse’s father, the legendary T.J Smith was able to capture the AJC Derby a…

Jimmy Choux the Pick of the AJC Derby Crew

Jimmy Choux the Pick of the AJC Derby Crew

Tomorrow Royal Randwick will be home to the $1.5 million Group 1 AJC Australian Derby (2400m) and New Zealand wonder colt Jimmy Choux remains the favourite to take out the 150th edition of the iconic three-year-olds’ feature. Coming off five consecutive Group race victories both at home in New Zealand and in Australia, John Bary’s…

2011 AJC Australian Derby Field & Form Guide Statistics

2011 AJC Australian Derby Field & Form Guide Statistics

The 150th AJC Australian Derby is the premier race on the Royal Randwick programme this Saturday April 9 and with a talented field of three-year-olds engaged to face off, looking at the form guide facts and statistics is the best way to reveal which horse will hit the line first. The $1.5 million Group 1…

2011 AJC Australian Derby Day – Randwick Race Fields & Programme

2011 AJC Australian Derby Day – Randwick Race Fields & Programme

Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse will come to life this Saturday April 9 with a bumper nine-race programme to celebrate the 150th running of the AJC Australian Derby. The 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day programme is headlined by three Group 1 features, including the meeting’s namesake race, the $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m). Featuring…

2011 AJC Australian Derby Betting Odds Released

2011 AJC Australian Derby Betting Odds Released

One of the country’s premier three-year-old showdowns is this Saturday’s $1.5 million Group 1 AJC Australian Derby (2400m) and betting markets for the Randwick feature have been released with New Zealand galloper Jimmy Choux top of the odds. The John Bary-trained son of Thorn Park bought his scintillating form from New Zealand to our shores…

2011 AJC Australian Derby Final Field – Jimmy Choux Draws Inside Barrier

2011 AJC Australian Derby Final Field – Jimmy Choux Draws Inside Barrier

One of the best three-year-old showdowns of the season is this Saturday’s $1.5 million Group 1 AJC Australian Derby (2400m), 2011 AJC Derby Day kicking off the Randwick Autumn Carnival for another year. The headline race on a bumper nine event Randwick card, the 2011 AJC Australian Derby final field and barrier draw was released…

Patience Running Out For Light Brigade

Patience Running Out For Light Brigade

Light Brigade cost a hefty $1.4 million when purchased at the 2009 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sales but is yet to show the true value of his pedigree. (Redoute’s Choice / Winning Belle) After a string of decent runs and solid performances it’s time for Light Brigade to start paying dividends as he works through…