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Geegees Blackflash Leads 2014 Tasmanian Stakes Field

Geegees Blackflash Leads 2014 Tasmanian Stakes Field

John Luttrell’s veteran galloper Geegees Blackflash heads a quality field of milers set to face off in the last black-type race of the calendar year in Tasmania on Wednesday night, the Tasmanian Stakes 2014 running at Launceston Racecourse. Due to jump at 9:20pm (local time) as Race 7 on the New Year’s Eve meeting, this…

2014 David Jones Cup Draws 29 Nominations

2014 David Jones Cup Draws 29 Nominations

Nominations for the 2014 David Jones Cup were taken Monday morning, featuring a strong field of 29 potential stayers. The Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m) is one of the supporting stayers races on Caulfield Cup Day at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday, October 18. Many of the runners will be looking to increase their position…

Chris Waller’s 2014 Epsom Handicap Triple Threat Ready to Go

Chris Waller’s 2014 Epsom Handicap Triple Threat Ready to Go

Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller dominates this weekend’s racing at Royal Randwick Racecourse, with more than one entry set to run in six of the nine races. His presence is especially noticed in the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), for which he has four entries – Boban, Royal Descent, He’s Your Man, and Lucky Chappy….

2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw – Boban in 1

2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw – Boban in 1

Chris Waller’s defending champion Boban has drawn the inside alley for Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2014 where the galloper will carry the 58kg top weight. Waller has four runners lining-up in the 15-horse field for the $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick this weekend, the quartet coming up with mixed luck…

2014 Epsom Handicap Field Missing Rock Sturdy

2014 Epsom Handicap Field Missing Rock Sturdy

A career-threatening injury has ruled the Joe Pride-trained favourite Rock Sturdy out of the field for Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2014 with final acceptances for Saturday’s Royal Randwick feature taken this morning. There are 15 horses making up the final field for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 The Star Epsom Handicap (1600m) with the most notable…

Boban After Historic Epsom Handicap 2014 Win

Boban After Historic Epsom Handicap 2014 Win

On Saturday Chris Waller’s three-time Group 1 winner Boban will defend his Epsom Handicap crown but to go back-to-back in the Royal Randwick classic he will need to set a modern day weight carrying record. Twelve months ago the Bernardini gelding broke his elite level maiden with a narrow victory over the since-retired mare Streama…

2014 Kingston Town Stakes Tips

2014 Kingston Town Stakes Tips

The Kingston Town Stakes is a key lead-up race to the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) and the Group 3 event will feature a strong field of promising stayers at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Headlining the Kingston Town Stakes field is Makybe Diva’s three-quarter-sister La Amistad and the progressing stayer is a clear favourite to record…

2014 Doncaster Prelude Field Released

2014 Doncaster Prelude Field Released

A capacity 2014 Doncaster Prelude field was released by Racing New South Wales stewards this morning; with a number of talented gallopers chasing ballot exempt entry into the Doncaster Mile that will be run at Royal Randwick on April 12. Chris Waller dominates the 2014 Doncaster Prelude and will have an incredible six runners in the…

Carey Builds 2013 Caulfield – Melbourne Cup Contingent

Carey Builds 2013 Caulfield – Melbourne Cup Contingent

While he is skeptical to confirm his Queensland Oaks winner Gondokoro for a spring cups campaign later in the year, Mornington-based trainer Pat Carey is still going to be well represented in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cup 2013 entries. Zabeel filly Gondokoro announced herself as a possible stayer to watch with her big three length…