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2014 Australian Derby Barrier Draw

2014 Australian Derby Barrier Draw

The 2014 Australian Derby barrier draw has been completed; with outright favourite Criterion set to jump from the inside barrier in the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick this weekend. Criterion has performed consistently at the highest level of racing since making his racing debut at the end of 2012 and broke through for a well-deserved…

Criterion Tops Bumper 2014 Australian Derby Field

Criterion Tops Bumper 2014 Australian Derby Field

David Payne’s last start Rosehill Guineas winner Criterion is set to appreciate another rain-affected Sydney track when they head to Randwick Racecourse this weekend for the 2014 Australian Derby. The in-form son of Sebring is one of a capacity 18 three-year-olds accepted for this year’s $2 million Group 1 BMW Australian Derby (2400m) running as…

Pheidon Tops 2014 Tulloch Stakes Nominations

Pheidon Tops 2014 Tulloch Stakes Nominations

Gai Waterhouse may be hoping for the big one in Sydney this Saturday with a Golden Slipper upset, but she’s a better chance of taking out the day’s Group 2 with Pheidon heading the Tulloch Stakes 2014 nominations. The five-time Golden Slipper winning trainer has high hopes for Skyline Stakes winner Valentia to beat home…

2013 Gloaming Stakes Nominations Feature Spring Champion Hopes

2013 Gloaming Stakes Nominations Feature Spring Champion Hopes

This Saturday at Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens 19 three-year-olds have been nominated for the Gloaming Stakes 2013, a key lead-up race for youngsters heading toward the $400,000 Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on October 12. Of the top-rated fancies entered for this year’s $200,000 Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m), one of the sure-to-be-favourites…