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2012 Carbine Club Stakes Nominations

2012 Carbine Club Stakes Nominations

A cracker all-Group race program is set to run at Royal Randwick this Saturday for ATC Australian Derby Day, one of the lesser known events on the program but one that’s still worth a punt on being the Carbine Club Stakes 2012.

Ambidexter is the top-rated 2012 Carbine Club Stakes entry for this weekend

This year’s edition of ...

Shootoff Could be in for Derby Duel

Shootoff Could be in for Derby Duel

Duelled gelding Shootoff showed a lovely return to form last Saturday winning in the mud at Randwick with connections now considering a Group 1 assignment up in Queensland for the three-year-old.

The Graeme Rogerson-trained Shootoff went into Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Frank Packer Plate (2000m) having won just one of their previous 13 starts.

In an impressive run, Shootoff ...

Payne’s SA Derby Dreams for Praecido

Payne’s SA Derby Dreams for Praecido

Genuine stayer Praecido will begin preparations for a start in next month’s South Australian Derby as the David Payne-trained three-year-old lines up in a 2000m showdown at Randwick on Saturday.

One Cool Cat colt Praecido has failed to finish in the money since his Group 1 placings in the spring of last year.

Praecido showed great promise running third ...

Needs Further Gets Just That at Randwick

Needs Further Gets Just That at Randwick

Gai Waterhouse’s white-hot colt Needs Further gets their first chance to display their potential as a stayer when they step up to 2000m for the first time at Randwick on Easter Saturday.

Fast Clip is one of two runners in the Frank Packer Plate along with Needs Further for Gai Waterhouse

Needs Further, a three-year-old son of Encosta De Lago, ...

Randwick Winners & 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day Wrap-Up

Randwick Winners & 2011 AJC Australian Derby Day Wrap-Up

The first of the three major Sydney Autumn Carnival meetings held at Royal Randwick took place today with an action packed afternoon of racing lightning up the track for the 2011 David Jones AJC Australian Derby Day.

Black Caviar stole the show at Randwick today winning the TJ Smith Stakes

As expected, Sydneysiders were treated to some champagne moments ...

Cummings’ Strong Hand in Carbine Club Stakes with Kudakulari

Cummings’ Strong Hand in Carbine Club Stakes with Kudakulari

The Cups King Bart Cummings has a strong contingent of runners over the AJC Derby Day races at Randwick tomorrow, including his in-form Savabeel three-year-old Kudakulari in the $125,000 Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m).

Drawn well in barrier four for the 2011 Carbine Club Stakes and due to be ridden by Corey Brown, progressive gelding Kudakulari is one ...

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).

2011 AJC Derby Favourite Jimmy ...

2011 Carbine Club Stakes Field, Barriers & Weights

2011 Carbine Club Stakes Field, Barriers & Weights

A top field of three-year-old milers have been accepted for the $125,000 Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) on Saturday, one of the nine Group status showdowns scheduled for Randwick’s AJC Australian Derby Day in 2011.

The feature race at Randwick on Saturday is the $1.5 million Group 1 AJC Australian Derby (2400m), one of the richest races for three-year-olds ...