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2013 Bernborough Handicap Nominations – Toowoomba Racing

2013 Bernborough Handicap Nominations – Toowoomba Racing

Toowoomba’s New Year’s Eve racing action will be top class thanks to a record prize money meet for the recently upgraded track highlighted by the Bernborough Handicap 2013. Previously held at Doomben on the Saturday after Christmas, this year’s edition of the $175,000 Listed TRC City Of Toowoomba Bernborough Handicap (1625m) runs at Toowoomba’s first…

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Talented gelding Ninth Legion earned himself a start in the Group 1 Doncaster Handicap (1600m) during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival by the winning the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) in impressive fashion at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday. Jockey Peter Robl was forced to go forward from a wide barrier on Ninth Legion…

2013 Villiers Stakes Tips

2013 Villiers Stakes Tips

This weekend the action of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival steps up a notch with the running of the Villiers Stakes 2013, tips and exotic selections from the Races.com.au team for which are detailed below. Set to run as Kensington Race 6 at 4:30pm (AEST), relocated from the course proper at Randwick that has failed…

Full 2013 Festival Stakes Field Revealed

Full 2013 Festival Stakes Field Revealed

A capacity field of gallopers led by the defending champ has been accepted for this Saturday’s Festival Stakes 2013 at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney. Running as Race 6 at 4:12pm (AEST) this year’s $100,000 Listed Blackwoods Stanley Dewalt Festival Stakes (1500m) drew a final field of 18 acceptors. Fifteen of those are guaranteed a start…

2013 Cameron Handicap Nominations Feature Epsom Handicap Hopes

2013 Cameron Handicap Nominations Feature Epsom Handicap Hopes

Nominations are now out for the three majors running in Sydney’s two-day Newcastle Cup Carnival next week including those for Wednesday’s $150,000 Group 3 Cameron Handicap (1500m). A handicap race often used by gallopers heading towards some of the bigger Sydney Spring Racing Carnival features including the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal…

Rain Affair Top Weight in 2013 Sebring Stakes Field

Rain Affair Top Weight in 2013 Sebring Stakes Field

One of the key support races on the Golden Rose Day program this Saturday in Sydney will be the Sebring Stakes 2013, also known as the Theo Marks Stakes, which has drawn a nice final field led by speedy local Rain Affair. Joe Pride’s classy Commands six-year-old will carry the 59.5kg top weight with the…

Sydney Cup Day Target for Doncaster Prelude 2013 Winner Skyerush

Sydney Cup Day Target for Doncaster Prelude 2013 Winner Skyerush

Guy Walter made it a double on Australian Derby Day at Randwick this afternoon with his veteran mare Skyerush posting her second win this prep in the 2013 Doncaster Prelude ahead of a title defense in the Emancipation Stakes on Sydney Cup Day Saturday week. Despite earning a ballot exemption for one of the Sydney…

Alma’s Fury to Fight in Chipping Norton Stakes 2013

Alma’s Fury to Fight in Chipping Norton Stakes 2013

They may be coming up against a star-studded field of Group 1 winners but Alma’s Fury will be there fighting it out with the best of them in the 2013 Chipping Norton Stakes in Sydney this weekend according to their Kembla Grange-based trainer Paul Murray. There were 17 official nominations taken for this year’s edition…

Alma’s Fury wins Apollo Stakes 2013 in torrential rain

Alma’s Fury wins Apollo Stakes 2013 in torrential rain

Alma’s Fury has upset more fancied rivals in a quality field to take out the Group 2 Apollo Stakes for 2013 at Warwick Farm today. Rain had already been falling during the day and the track was rated a heavy 9 before torrential rain hit as the field made their way to the barriers. With…

2013 Apollo Stakes Field Features Six For Waller

2013 Apollo Stakes Field Features Six For Waller

Chris Waller is preparing to launch a six-pronged assault on the Apollo Stakes 2013 at Warwick Farm Racecourse this weekend, his contingent spearheaded by Shoot Out. To wear the No. 1 saddlecloth in the 13 horse field for this Saturday’s $250,000 Group 2 Schweppes Apollo Stakes (1400m), set to run as Warwick Farm Race 6…