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Protectionist Tops 2015 Sydney Cup Weights

Protectionist Tops 2015 Sydney Cup Weights

Kris Lees’ German import and reigning Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist heads the Sydney Cup 2015 weights for this year’s The Championship’s staying showdown. There are officially 91 horses nominated for the 150th edition of the $1.6 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m), the two mile classic heading the racing at Royal Randwick on Saturday…

Black and Bent Records Famous 2013 Grand National Hurdle Win

Black and Bent Records Famous 2013 Grand National Hurdle Win

Jumps racing champion Black and Bent recorded a famous victory in the Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Sandown yesterday, smashing the weight carrying record for the race that had stood for over seventy  years. Black and Bent was allocated 72kg for the 2013 Grand National by the handicapper and it looked as though the weight was…

2013 Grand National Final Field And Barrier Draw Released

2013 Grand National Final Field And Barrier Draw Released

Jumps racing champion Black and Bent is set to take on several challengers to his throne in this Sunday’s Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Sandown. The 2013 Grand National Final Field and Barrier Draw was released this morning with Black and Bent the top weight at 72kg. Trainer Robert Smerdon believes the seven-year-old is good enough…

Marden Tops 2013 Randwick City Stakes Odds

Marden Tops 2013 Randwick City Stakes Odds

Chris Waller’s progressive stayer Marden has opened top of the markets for the first on Randwick Guineas Day at Warwick Farm this weekend leading the markets for the Randwick City Stakes 2013 despite not having raced against Group company before. Getting things at the latest Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival meeting underway at 12:50pm (AEST) on…

2013 Sydney Cup Hopes Contest Randwick City Stakes

2013 Sydney Cup Hopes Contest Randwick City Stakes

This Saturday at Warwick Farm Racecourse Randwick Guineas Day will get underway with the $100,000 Listed Randwick City Stakes (2200m) where a field of potential Sydney Cup 2013 runners will face off. Kicking the meeting off at 12:50pm (AEST) this year’s Randwick City Stakes field features eight hopefuls, five of which are also nominated for…

Sydney Cup 2012 Tips & Selections

Sydney Cup 2012 Tips & Selections

The 2012 Schweppes Sydney Cup is the headline race running at Royal Randwick on Saturday and the race is shaping up as a three horse affair, but which of the top trio are the Races.com.au team tipping? Set to run as Randwick Race 6 at 3:35pm the $500,000 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) features 16…

Can Permit Salute for Sydney Cup 2012 Punters?

Can Permit Salute for Sydney Cup 2012 Punters?

This Saturday’s 2012 Sydney Cup betting favourite is the Chris Waller-trained Permit out to give their trainer back-to-back wins in the classic, but can they continue their good recent form against this big field of Group 1 winners over the two miles? Five-year-old Dansili gelding Permit comes off two good Sydney wins this season and…

Sydney Cup 2012 Odds Update – Older Than Time Market Mover

Sydney Cup 2012 Odds Update – Older Than Time Market Mover

Gai Waterhouse’s in form mare Older Than Time is being backed to go one better than her Sydney Cup second from 12 months ago, the five-year-old the early 2012 Sydney Cup betting market mover ahead of Saturday’s Royal Randwick classic. Drawn in barrier 14 in the 16-stayer field for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes…

2012 Sydney Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2012 Sydney Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

While More Joyous and the imports threaten to steal the spotlight at Royal Randwick this Saturday in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the day’s marquee event is officially the Sydney Cup 2012, the form guide and Races.com.au exclusive betting preview for which can be found below. Due to jump at 3:35pm as Randwick Race 6 the…

Older Than Time Set for 2012 Sydney Cup Upset

Older Than Time Set for 2012 Sydney Cup Upset

Jockey Tommy Berry is hoping it will be second time lucky for Older Than Time in the Sydney Cup 2012 at Royal Randwick this Saturday, the five-year-old mare having run a brave second in the autumn classic 12 months ago. In a Sydney Cup marred by the fall of two horses including the favourite Hawk…