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Terravista Tops 2017 Newmarket Handicap Field

Terravista Tops 2017 Newmarket Handicap Field

Joe Pride’s last start Black Caviar Lightning winner Terravista headlines a smart field of thirteen sprint stars set to face off in the Newmarket Handicap 2017 on ‘Super Saturday’ at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEDT), the $1.25 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is one…

Wet Opens Up Winx vs Chautauqua Clash in George Ryder

Wet Opens Up Winx vs Chautauqua Clash in George Ryder

Wet weather in Sydney forced a delay to the first-up run of Winx last month and now it could also open up a possible clash between the mighty mare and super sprinter Chautauqua in the 2017 George Ryder Stakes. Chris Waller’s champion daughter of Street Cry posted her tenth career Group 1 win and her…

Chautauqua Tops 2016 Newmarket Handicap Weights

Chautauqua Tops 2016 Newmarket Handicap Weights

Early favourite Chautauqua has been allocated the 58kg top weight for his next-up run in Saturday week’s Newmarket Handicap 2016 down the Flemington straight. Prepared by Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes the Encosta De Lago five-year-old celebrated his third elite level win last time out at Flemington Racecourse on February 20 saluting for the punters…

Pride Confused by 2015 Newmarket Handicap Weights

Pride Confused by 2015 Newmarket Handicap Weights

The Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m), running at Flemington on March 14, is set to be a battle of the country’s best sprinters with the likes of Lankan Rupee, Terravista, and Chautauqua featuring in the first acceptances. Weights for the 2015 Newmarket Handicap were released on Tuesday with reigning champion Lankan Rupee topping the field…

58.5kg Won’t Stop Lankan in Newmarket Handicap 2015

58.5kg Won’t Stop Lankan in Newmarket Handicap 2015

Trainer Mick Price remains confident his five-time Group 1 winning sprinter Lankan Rupee can equal the metric weight carrying record in the 2015 Newmarket Handicap Saturday week after being allocated the 58.5kg top weight. The allotted kilos were more or less what Price expected for his Redoute’s Choice five-year-old, Lankan Rupee having won four subsequent…

Lankan Rupee Tops 2015 Newmarket Handicap Weights

Lankan Rupee Tops 2015 Newmarket Handicap Weights

The world’s equal highest rated sprinter Lankan Rupee heads the Newmarket Handicap 2015 weights released by Racing Victoria on Tuesday with 58.5kg for the March 14 feature. Late great sprinting champion Hay List set the metric weight-carrying record in 2012 when defeating a crack field with the 58.5kg in that year’s Newmarket, a record the…