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Bowman Predicts Comfortable Winx Win in Chipping Norton Stakes

Bowman Predicts Comfortable Winx Win in Chipping Norton Stakes

Jockey Hugh Bowman is predicting another comfortable win second-up for Winx in the 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes before the autumn competition heats up for the superstar mare.

Hugh Bowman believes Winx is almost a sure thing for a 10th Group 1 win in the Chipping Norton Stakes 2017 this weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Chris Waller’s daughter of Street ...

First Seal Heads 2017 Guy Walter Stakes Field

First Seal Heads 2017 Guy Walter Stakes Field

A class line-up of proven mares face off in the Guy Walter Stakes 2017 field on Chipping Norton Stakes Day in Sydney on Saturday including Group 1 winner First Seal.

First Seal is the top-rated acceptor in the 2017 Guy Walter Stakes field on Chipping Norton Stakes Day this Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

John Thompson’s five-year-old daughter ...

Teaspoon Tops Sweet Embrace Stakes 2017 Field

Teaspoon Tops Sweet Embrace Stakes 2017 Field

Michael Freedman’s Widden Stakes winner Teaspoon is one of the 12 two-year-old fillies facing off for the Golden Slipper Stakes ballot exemption in Saturday’s 2017 Sweet Embrace Stakes field at Royal Randwick.

Undefeated filly Teaspoon heads the 2017 Sweet Embrace Stakes field at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2017 Skyline Stakes Field: Golden Slipper Hope Menari in 1

2017 Skyline Stakes Field: Golden Slipper Hope Menari in 1

The Gerald Ryan-trained Menari has come up trumps with the inside alley for his lead-up run into the Golden Slipper Stakes, headlining the Skyline Stakes 2017 field at Royal Randwick this weekend.

Tim Clark (pictured on I Am Zelady) rides 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes-bound Menari in the Skyline Stakes field this Saturday at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Global Glamour Leads 2017 Surround Stakes Field

Global Glamour Leads 2017 Surround Stakes Field

Dual Group 1 winner Global Glamour is the headline filly accepted for a Chipping Norton Stakes Day run in the Surround Stakes 2017 field this weekend.

Global Glamour is out to complete the Light Fingers Stakes – Surround Stakes 2017 double this weekend in Sydney. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Winx is the drawcard Sydney runner at Royal Randwick Racecourse on ...

2017 Chipping Norton Stakes Field: Winx Draws 4

2017 Chipping Norton Stakes Field: Winx Draws 4

The fairy tale winning streak of the world’s best horse Winx looks set to continue at Royal Randwick on Saturday after the defending champ drew ideally in barrier four for the Chipping Norton Stakes 2017.

Winx is drawn ideally with barrier four in the 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes field on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Chris Waller-trained ...

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

The reigning Melbourne Cup winning German import Almandin has been allocated the 58kg top weight for the Sydney Cup 2017 this autumn racing carnival.

Melbourne Cup winner Almandin heads the 2017 Sydney Cup weights this autumn with 58kg. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Handicaps for both the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on April 1 and the $2 million ...

Avdulla Hoping For Winx Off Day In Chipping Norton Stakes 2017

Avdulla Hoping For Winx Off Day In Chipping Norton Stakes 2017

Sydney’s premiership leading jockey Brenton Avdulla admits the only way he and Hartnell will be beating Winx in the 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes is if the mare has an extremely rare “off day”.

Brenton Avdulla is hoping Winx has an off day in the 2017 Chipping Norton Stakes as he prepares to ride second favourite Hartnell. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Doncaster Mile Favourite Omei Sword Back in Surround Stakes 2017

Doncaster Mile Favourite Omei Sword Back in Surround Stakes 2017

The delayed first-up run for co-Doncaster Mile 2017 favourite Omei Sword is scheduled for Chipping Norton Stakes Day in the Surround Stakes in Sydney on Saturday.

Omei Sword is set to make a delayed return to racing in Saturday’s 2017 Surround Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

A slight muscle injury has seen earlier first-up targets for Chris Waller’s highly-spruiked ...

2017 Doncaster Mile Weights & Ballot: Hartnell Top Kilos

2017 Doncaster Mile Weights & Ballot: Hartnell Top Kilos

Despite being a likely non-acceptor into the field the John O’Shea-trained Hartnell has been allocated top kilos in the Doncaster Mile 2017 weights for this April’s edition of the classic.

2017 Doncaster Mile top weight Hartnell is an unlikely final acceptor for the $3 million classic at Royal Randwick on April 1. Photo: Steve Hart.

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