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Why Isn’t Winx In The 2017 Caulfield Cup?

Why Isn’t Winx In The 2017 Caulfield Cup?

Winx is not in the 2017 Caulfield Cup field because she will run in the Ladbrokes Cox Plate at The Valley next weekend. Winning a third Ladbrokes Cox Plate has always been the main target for Winx during the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival and connections never put any thought into running her in either the…

Sixty Included in 2017 Manikato Stakes Nominations

Sixty Included in 2017 Manikato Stakes Nominations

The 2017 Manikato Stakes is looming as one of the most highly-anticipated races of the Spring Carnival at The Valley on October 26th, following the release of an outstanding list of sixty nominations this week. Winner of the race in 2015, Chautauqua has been set for an appearance in The Everest a fortnight prior to…

Royal Symphony Headlines 2017 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances

Royal Symphony Headlines 2017 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances

Outstanding three-year-old Royal Symphony remains on track for a major Group 1 win during the 2017 Spring Carnival following Tuesday’s release of Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas second acceptances. Royal Symphony is yet to taste anything but success through his impressive racing career to date and tops a list of fifty-nine Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas second acceptances. The…

Caulfield Cup the Target for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner Humidor

Caulfield Cup the Target for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner Humidor

Humidor has produced a huge performance to win the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) by more than three lengths from resounding favourite Hartnell at Flemington this afternoon. The Teofilo gelding was almost a forgotten runner in the Makybe Diva Stakes field, but jumped well and took a position towards the tail of the field…

2017 George Main Stakes Results: Winx Incredible Again

2017 George Main Stakes Results: Winx Incredible Again

Winx has recorded her twentieth-consecutive race win with another incredible performance in the Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The champion mare jumped only fairly this afternoon and jockey Hugh Bowman again elected to take a position off the pace of Red Excitement, Ecuador and Mackintosh. Winx did not appear…

The Everest to Figure for Bobbie Lewis Quality Winner Redkirk Warrior

The Everest to Figure for Bobbie Lewis Quality Winner Redkirk Warrior

Redkirk Warrior has returned to racing for a dominant win in the Group 2 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight this afternoon. Redkirk Warrior posted an incredible first-up win in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) first-up in autumn and appeared on track to repeat that performance this afternoon after jumping well…

2017 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Results: Humidor Wins The Feature

2017 Makybe Diva Stakes Day Results: Humidor Wins The Feature

It is a big afternoon of racing at Flemington on 2017 Makybe Diva Stakes Day today and we will be covering the results as they happen at Races.com.au. All but one of the races on Makybe Diva Stakes Day will be contested at black type level and some of the Spring Carnival’s most exciting horses…

2017 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2017 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

George Main Stakes Day has attracted nine outstanding fields to Royal Randwick this afternoon, highlighted by the third campaign appearance of champion mare Winx in the Group 1 feature race. It is a fine day in the greater Sydney metropolitan region and the Randwick course has been rated a ‘Good 3’, after the penetrometer returned…

119 Included in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas First Acceptances

119 Included in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas First Acceptances

119 three-year-olds remain in contention for one of the Spring Carnival’s most highly sought-after prizes following the release of 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas first acceptances on Tuesday afternoon. Early race favourite Royal Symphony is yet to be seen at the races this season, but a campaign towards the key stallion-making race remains his ultimate goal,…

Bonneval is the 2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Winner

Bonneval is the 2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Winner

Multiple Group 1 winner Bonneval has stamped herself as a mare to follow through the Spring Carnival with an impressive first-up win in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at The Valley this afternoon. Trainer Murray Baker was not confident that Bonneval was a winning chance in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam…