News About Premiere Stakes

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is thrilled with the condition of champion sprinter Chautauqua ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign that is likely to kick-off in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on September 16th. A rising seven-year-old, Chautauqua appeared to have lost his trademark turn of foot when he worked to the line…

Shinn Booked for 2017 The Everest Ride on English

Shinn Booked for 2017 The Everest Ride on English

Five horses have so far been confirmed for The Everest 2017 field this spring and now Blake Shinn has secured the first official mount in the $10 million feature on English. The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Group 1 winning mare was the fifth horse to earn a slot in the Restricted weight-for-age sprint that…

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Racing NSW has today confirmed a number of changes to programming and prize money throughout the forthcoming 2017 Spring Racing Carnival. Headlined by the inaugural running of the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Royal Randwick on October 14th, Racing NSW has restructured the Spring Carnival to favour sprinters, middle-distance horses and stayers, while also…

Caulfield Sprint Nominations Packed With Talent

Caulfield Sprint Nominations Packed With Talent

The 2016 Caulfield Sprint nominations have been released and there is set to be plenty of talent in the Group 2 event. Lankan Rupee has not been seen at the races since he failed to fire in the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) last year and he has spent a year out of action after…

2016 Premiere Stakes Winner Takedown onto Cup Day

2016 Premiere Stakes Winner Takedown onto Cup Day

Colourful trainer Gary Moore has ambitious plans to run the stable’s in-form sprinter and Premiere Stakes 2016 winner Takedown on Melbourne Cup Day before a trip to Hong Kong this December. The flying four-year-old son of Stratum was impressive late at Royal Randwick on Epsom Handicap Day posting back-to-back wins this prep in the $300,000…

Premiere Stakes 2016 Tips & Odds Update

Premiere Stakes 2016 Tips & Odds Update

The 2016 Premiere Stakes closes the Epsom Handicap Day card in Sydney on Saturday, betting tips and the latest odds for the weight-for-age sprint at Royal Randwick detailed below. Due to run as Randwick Race 9 at 5:20pm (AEST), this season’s $300,000 Group 2 Santos Coffee Premiere Stakes (1200m) originally drew a final field of…

2016 Premiere Stakes Field & Betting: English Favourite

2016 Premiere Stakes Field & Betting: English Favourite

After a first-up loss last time out the early money on the Premiere Stakes 2016 field and betting markets for the last on Epsom Handicap Day in Sydney on Saturday is all on the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained English. Due to close the Royal Randwick card on Saturday as Race 9 at 5:20pm (AEST),…

English Heads 2016 Premiere Stakes Nominations

English Heads 2016 Premiere Stakes Nominations

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Group 1 winning mare English is the headline nominee and current all-in betting favourite to win the Premiere Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday. Sydney Spring Racing Carnival hits fever pitch on the weekend for Epsom Handicap Day featuring six Group status races including the $300,000 Group…

Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Four-year-old Takedown has returned to racing with a career-best performance for success in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Takedown was lining up amongst particularly slick company at Randwick today, but did his chances of a boilover no harm when he jumped well and took a good position in transit…

Light Spring for 2017 Coolmore Classic Hope Ghisoni

Light Spring for 2017 Coolmore Classic Hope Ghisoni

The Coolmore Classic 2017 during next year’s autumn carnival is the long-term aim for the John O’Shea-trained Ghisoni who will have a light spring campaign without a Group 1 run. The Godolphin-raced daughter of Lonhro has a consistent record to date of four wins from seven starts, her latest victory being the Group 3 Glenlogan…