News About Patrick Webster

Acceleration Key to Winx Race Success

Acceleration Key to Winx Race Success

Racing NSW chairman Peter V’Landys credits an unbeatable late acceleration as the key attribute to the incredible race success of Winx who shoots for her seventeenth consecutive turf triumph at Royal Randwick in this afternoon’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017. The mighty Chris Waller-trained mare is the main attraction on The Championships Day 2 and looks…

Winx Out to $1.10 in Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting 2017

Winx Out to $1.10 in Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting 2017

There are very few horses in the world where $1.10 odds would be considered good value, but that is the case this afternoon in Sydney with glamour mare Winx out to that price in 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes betting. The Queen of the Australian turf was as short as $1.09 to win her autumn swansong…

Winx Dominates Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field 2017

Winx Dominates Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field 2017

The world’s best turf horse Winx will be vying for her seventeenth consecutive win when she lines-up as the odds-on favourite in Saturday’s 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes field at Royal Randwick. Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ is headlined by the autumn’s richest race – the $4 million Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) where…

Happy Clapper Takes On Winx In Queen Elizabeth Field

Happy Clapper Takes On Winx In Queen Elizabeth Field

Trainer Patrick Webster doesn’t believe Winx is a big enough reason not to run his Doncaster Mile runner-up Happy Clapper in this weekend’s 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes field. That’s not to say the Randwick horseman actually rates his in-form galloper any kind of chance to defeat Chris Waller’s superstar mare as Winx shoots for her…

2017 Doncaster Mile Results: It’s Somewhat In An Upset

2017 Doncaster Mile Results: It’s Somewhat In An Upset

Trainer John O’Shea enjoyed his third Doncaster Mile win in 2017 and his first for the Godolphin stable thanks to a brilliant all-the-way success by roughie hope It’s Somewhat at Royal Randwick. O’Shea previously won the mile classic with Private Steer (2004) and Racing To Win (2006), breaking an over ten year drought this Sydney…

2017 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap Field & Odds

2017 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap Field & Odds

On Friday Sydney’s Newcastle Racecourse hosts the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap 2017, field and betting on the middle distance sprint led by the John O’Shea-trained Chetwood. Eleven horses are engaged for this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Cocoa-Cola Newcastle Newmarket Handicap (1400m), which is set to run as Race 8 at 5:35pm (AEDT) on Friday afternoon. Of…

2017 Canberra National Sprint Field & Odds

2017 Canberra National Sprint Field & Odds

Markets are now open on the bumper Canberra National Sprint 2017 field set to face off in the ATC on Sunday with betting on the handicap led by Godolphin galloper Handfast. Canberra Cup Day is set to attract plenty of interest this weekend at Thoroughbred Park including this season’s edition of the $130,000 Listed Canberra…

2016 Epsom Handicap Betting: Hauraki Favourite

2016 Epsom Handicap Betting: Hauraki Favourite

Hauraki has retained top spot in Epsom Handicap 2016 betting after the release of the final field and barrier draw for the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival classic this week. Due to jump as Randwick Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEST) as the marquee race in Sydney on Saturday, this season’s $1 million Group 1 Epsom Handicap…

Epsom Handicap Barriers 2016: Avdulla Not Happy in One

Epsom Handicap Barriers 2016: Avdulla Not Happy in One

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is booked to ride the Patrick Webster-trained Happy Clapper in Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2016 but said barrier one is the only gate he had been hoping not to draw. A 13-starter field of milers is engaged to face off in this year’s $1 million Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick…

Hauraki Heads Futures 2016 Epsom Handicap Odds

Hauraki Heads Futures 2016 Epsom Handicap Odds

All-in betting for the Epsom Handicap 2016 this Saturday in Sydney is currently led by the John O’Shea-trained Hauraki coming off a second to Winx in the George Main Stakes. The five-year-old son of Reset is one of 37 nominations for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), one of three Group 1…