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Epsom Handicap 2017 Form Lines Suit Happy Clapper

Epsom Handicap 2017 Form Lines Suit Happy Clapper

Jockey Blake Shinn believes the form lines around Happy Clapper make him a hard to beat favourite in 2017 Epsom Handicap betting this Saturday at Royal Randwick. A final field of 14 milers is set to face off in Randwick Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEST) in this year’s Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m)…

Big Duke Huge Hope in Small The Metropolitan 2017

Big Duke Huge Hope in Small The Metropolitan 2017

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is pleased to have picked up a ride in Saturday’s 2017 The Metropolitan rating the chances of the Darren Weir-trained Big Duke in a small field. Raced by Australian Bloodstock, six-year-old Raven’s Pass gelding Big Duke is one of just a dozen stayers set to face off at Royal Randwick in this…

2017 The Metropolitan Field: Barrier 9 for Broadside

2017 The Metropolitan Field: Barrier 9 for Broadside

Just a dozen stayers are accepted for The Metropolitan 2017 field at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday for Epsom Handicap Day including the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-rained Broadside who jumps from barrier nine in his third start in as many weeks. Set to run as Randwick Race 8 at 4:45pm (AEST), this year’s Group 1…

2017 Epsom Handicap Field: Five for Waller

2017 Epsom Handicap Field: Five for Waller

Sydney’s Chris Waller will saddle-up five runners in the Epsom Handicap 2017 field at Royal Randwick on Saturday as he shoots for his fourth win in five years in the mile classic. The Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m) is one of three elite level Sydney Spring Racing Carnival features at the meeting and…

Weight No Worry for 2017 Epsom Handicap Favourite Happy Clapper

Weight No Worry for 2017 Epsom Handicap Favourite Happy Clapper

His horse may be carrying top kilos in the Epsom Handicap 2017 this Saturday in Sydney but trainer Pat Webster remains confident the bookies have it right with Happy Clapper to win the mile classic. Teofilo seven-year-old Happy Clapper will cart 56.5kg this Saturday at Royal Randwick as the in-form veteran chases his first elite…

Deploy Fills 2017 The Everest Race Slot for Waller

Deploy Fills 2017 The Everest Race Slot for Waller

Super Sydney trainer Chris Waller has confirmed Deploy will fill his slot in The Everest 2017 field at Royal Randwick on October 14 when the $10 million feature runs for the first time. The Gerald Ryan-trained Deploy will represent the rival horseman in the Restricted weight-for-age sprint, taking place over 1200m on the same date…

2017 The Metropolitan Bid on the Line for Alward

2017 The Metropolitan Bid on the Line for Alward

One-time favourite for The Metropolitan 2017, the Chris Waller-trained Alward now looks unlikely to line-up in the Group 1 unless he posts a runaway win at Rosehill on Saturday. Waller had the Irish-bred French import near the top of his contingent for the Group 1 $750,000 The Metropolitan (2400m) after Alward saluted for the Rosehill…

Webster Happy Winx Targeting Turnbull Over Craven Plate

Webster Happy Winx Targeting Turnbull Over Craven Plate

Sydney horseman Patrick Webster is over the moon with news out this week that Winx was Melbourne bound earlier than expected, opening up a 2017 Craven Plate win at Randwick for his galloper Happy Clapper. Happy Clapper will finally get some Winx-relief when he lines-up in the lucrative Group 3 $500,000 Craven Plate (2000m) on…

Countdown On for In Her Time to Earn 2017 The Everest Start

Countdown On for In Her Time to Earn 2017 The Everest Start

Just five spots remain in the 2017 The Everest field next month and Newcastle’s Benjamin Smith is letting luck play a part in whether or not his smart mare In Her Time gains a start in the $10 million feature. News this week that Darren Weir’s Japanese import Brave Smash will fill the Australian Turf…

2017 The Everest Field: Brave Smash Secures ATC Slot

2017 The Everest Field: Brave Smash Secures ATC Slot

The Australian Turf Club (ATC) allocated slot in next month’s The Everest 2017 field is now filled with Japanese import Brave Smash set to line-up in the inaugural event on October 14. Darren Weir’s Tosen Phanton entire was over the weekend confirmed to represent the ATC in the Restricted $10 million The Everest (1200m) sprint…