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2017 Sapphire Stakes Winner Secret Agenda in Upset

2017 Sapphire Stakes Winner Secret Agenda in Upset

Victorian horseman Mick Price picked the perfect Sydney target for his progressive mare Secret Agenda who saluted in the last at Royal Randwick on Saturday in an upset Sapphire Stakes 2017 result. The lead-up form from the Not A Single Doubt four-year-old was questionable with Secret Agenda coming off an unplaced fifth in the Listed…

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins the Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Day 2 of The Championships has drawn some of the Autumn Racing Carnival’s best horses to Royal Randwick this afternoon and four Group 1 feature races headline a particularly impressive ten race card, including Winx’s appearance in the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. We will be covering The Championships Day 2 results throughout the afternoon and we are set for a…

2017 Sapphire Stakes Field & Betting: Ravi Favourite

2017 Sapphire Stakes Field & Betting: Ravi Favourite

The widely-drawn Peter & Paul Snowden-trained mare Ravi is tipped as the one to beat first-up in the Sapphire Stakes 2017 field and betting odds for the last at Randwick on Saturday. Closing Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ as Race 10 at 5:15pm (AEDT), this season’s $300,000 Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) field is down…

2016 Sapphire Stakes Results: Two Blue Wins the Last

2016 Sapphire Stakes Results: Two Blue Wins the Last

Wyong trainer Kristen Buchanan celebrated the first Group win of her career thanks to a gutsy all-the-way victory in the last at Randwick Racecourse on Day 2 ‘The Championships’ with Two Blue in the Sapphire Stakes 2016. A rising eight-year-old, the honest daughter of Dubleo lined-up for her 38th career start and enjoyed her eighth…

Sapphire Stakes Ideal for Vezalay

Sapphire Stakes Ideal for Vezalay

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has been thrilled with the form displayed by Vezalay since her arrival in Sydney and is confident the mare is ready to run a big race in the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick. Vezalay was a strong and consistent performer for Leon and…

2016 Sapphire Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Sapphire Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

A talented and capacity field of fillies and mares has been confirmed for Saturday’s 2016 Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters particularly good value from a betting perspective. Bounding is yet to find peak condition this time but interestingly remains outright $6 favourite in Sapphire Stakes betting markets at ahead of…

Bounding Heads 2016 Sapphire Stakes Field & Odds

Bounding Heads 2016 Sapphire Stakes Field & Odds

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Bounding has opened early favourite in the Sapphire Stakes 2016 betting markets for the card closer at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney. Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ features a bumper 10 race program for Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day, the meeting’s final event being the $300,000 Group 2 Sensis Sapphire…

2016 Sapphire Stakes Nominations Feature Griante

2016 Sapphire Stakes Nominations Feature Griante

David Brideoake’s last start The Galaxy winner Griante is the headline nomination taken for the Sapphire Stakes 2016 on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ at Royal Randwick this weekend. One of the key support races on the Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day program outside the four elite level majors, this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Sapphire Stakes…

Sapphire Stakes Likely for Birthday Card Stakes Winner Sultry Feeling

Sapphire Stakes Likely for Birthday Card Stakes Winner Sultry Feeling

Sultry Feeling has continued her unbeaten Autumn Carnival campaign at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon; completing an impressive performance to win the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m). Sultry Feeling was charged with overcoming barrier 14 in the Birthday Card Stakes but did her chances of success absolutely no harm when jumping from the barriers well…

Avoid Lightning Primed for Robert Sangster Stakes

Avoid Lightning Primed for Robert Sangster Stakes

Jockey Tim Clark has partnered Avoid Lightning in twelve of her last thirteen competitive starts and is thrilled with the condition of the classy mare leading into Saturday’s featured Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville. Posting a commendable race record of eleven wins and a further seven minors through 26 career starts, Avoid…