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It’s A Dundeel Back Ahead of 2013 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival

It’s A Dundeel Back Ahead of 2013 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival

New Zealand colt It’s A Dundeel is back in Australia and trialled successfully at Warwick Farm this morning ahead of the 2013 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. In a strong heat the Murray Baker-trained three-year-old finished in third position behind Gai Waterhouse’s pair Landing and Pierro. Other well-known gallopers included in the trial were Chris Waller-trained…

Berry Most Impressed With Joyful Trial Win

Berry Most Impressed With Joyful Trial Win

A full sister to supermare More Joyous has enjoyed a trial win at Randwick on Thursday with the impeccably bred Most Joyful impressing jockey Tommy Berry. The two-year-old More Than Ready filly out of Sunday Silence mare Sunday Joy certainly has big shoes to fill with her older sister More Joyous having won an incredible…

Heritage Thousand Guineas 2012 Stepping Stone for Villa Splendido

Heritage Thousand Guineas 2012 Stepping Stone for Villa Splendido

Gerald Ryan’s lightly raced young filly Villa Splendido makes her three-year-old debut in the Heritage Stakes at Royal Randwick this Saturday, the race an early season stepping stone towards her main spring target of the 2012 Thousand Guineas in Melbourne next month. The daughter of Holy Roman Emperor, purchased for $110,000 at the 2011 William…

2012 Heritage Stakes Field & Barriers Announced

2012 Heritage Stakes Field & Barriers Announced

The final field and barriers for the Heritage Stakes 2012, one of the seven stakes races running at Randwick for George Main Stakes Day this Saturday, have been released with eight promising three-year-olds engaged to face off. Due to jump as Royal Randwick Race 2 at 1:30pm the $100,000 Listed Schweppes Heritage Stakes (1100m) is…

Layt Eyes Back-To-Back Heritage Stakes 2012 Success

Layt Eyes Back-To-Back Heritage Stakes 2012 Success

Queanbeyan horseman Neville Layt is looking down the barrel of his second successive win in the 2012 Heritage Stakes at Royal Randwick this Saturday with his promising young three-year-old Red Excitement looking to follow in the footsteps of their famous stablemate Karuta Queen. Layt was thrown into the spotlight when his Not A Single Doubt…

Classy Heritage Stakes 2012 Nominations

Classy Heritage Stakes 2012 Nominations

The 2012 Heritage Stakes is set to run as part of the George Main Stakes Day action at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday and a number of promising three-year-olds have been nominated for this year’s race. Won 12 months ago by Neville Layt’s Canberra queen Karuta Queen, the $100,000 Listed Heritage Stakes (1100m) drew 10 early…

Caulfield Guineas 2012 Nominations Released

Caulfield Guineas 2012 Nominations Released

Today Racing Victoria took the early nominations for four of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s Group 1 majors including the 2012 Caulfield Guineas which is due to run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 13. One of the year’s leading races for three-year-olds, the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) has this year attracted…

Golden Rose 2012 Odds Update

Golden Rose 2012 Odds Update

There is just over a month to go before the Group 1 racing kicks off for the 2012-13 season, and in anticipation of the 2012 Golden Rose Stakes below we have a look at the three-year-olds dominating the futures betting on the classic. Set to run at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday September 15, the $1…

2012 Golden Rose First Acceptances Released

2012 Golden Rose First Acceptances Released

First acceptances for the Golden Rose 2012, the headline event of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, were taken by the Australian Turf Club (ATC) this week with 177 horses still heading towards the classic. Kicking off Group 1 racing for the 2012-13 Australian Racing Season, the prestigious $1 million Golden Rose Stakes (1200m) is scheduled…

2012 Champagne Stakes Odds Update

2012 Champagne Stakes Odds Update

The first of four exciting Group 1 features running at Royal Randwick today is the Champagne Stakes 2012 where Gai Waterhouse’s ace colt Pierro will look to complete the two-year-olds’ grand slam, the latest odds and betting update for which are detailed below. Running as Race 3 at 1:40pm, the $400,000 Group 1 Moet &…