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2017 TJ Smith Stakes Third-Up for Fell Swoop

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Third-Up for Fell Swoop

Ultra-consistent Canberra-trained sprinter Fell Swoop is gearing up for an autumn return that will see him take on a stellar field at Randwick third-up in the TJ Smith Stakes 2017.

Fell Swoop will look to win his first Group 1 sprint race over the autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The five-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt is yet ...

2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Winx vs Hartnell

2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes: Winx vs Hartnell

Godolphin and head trainer John O’Shea have confirmed autumn plans with stable star Hartnell who is set to follow a similar campaign into the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017 as champion mare Winx.

Hartnell could be facing plenty more autumn racing heartbreak facing the country’s best Winx over the season in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

Of the four Sydney Autumn ...

2017 Doncaster Mile Aim for Le Romain

2017 Doncaster Mile Aim for Le Romain

A Wyong trial on Monday was the first public appearance from Kris Lees’ Cantala Stakes winner Le Romain who heads towards the Doncaster Mile 2017 this autumn in Sydney.

Two-time Group 1 winner Le Romain targets the 2017 Doncaster Mile this Sydney at Royal Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The son of Hard Spun first hit headlines last Sydney ...

2017 Sydney Cup Target for Tavago

2017 Sydney Cup Target for Tavago

Co-trainer Trent Busuttin confirmed the Sydney Cup 2017 during next April’s The Championships in Sydney was a likely autumn target for the stable’s ATC Derby winner Tavago.

ATC Derby winner Tavago will be aimed at the 2017 Sydney Cup during next autumn’s The Championships. Photo: Steve Hart.

Kiwi duo Busuttin and Natalie Young are now based at Cranbourne in ...

Early 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting: Winx Odds-On

Early 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting: Winx Odds-On

Chris Waller’s dual Cox Plate winning mare Winx had opened odds-on favourite in futures betting for next autumn’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017 during ‘The Championships’ in Sydney.

Superstar mare Winx is already odds-on to win the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes in her Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival Grand Final next April. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Waller laid out ...

2017 Apollo Stakes Kick-Off for Winx

2017 Apollo Stakes Kick-Off for Winx

Chris Waller is laying out the new campaign plans of his outstanding mare Winx who will kick off a similar prep to last autumn starting with the Apollo Stakes 2017 in Sydney this February.

Winx targets the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Day 2 of Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ fourth-up next time in. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Waller and connections of ...

Waller to have three runners in 2016 BTC Cup

Waller to have three runners in 2016 BTC Cup

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller is set to have three runners in the 2016 Group 1 $500,000 BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Delectation, red and yellow colours, is one of three runners trainer Chris Waller was have in the BTC Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Group 1 winners Delectation and Japonisme will be joined by ...

2061 Golden Rose Winner Exosphere Retires To Stud

2061 Golden Rose Winner Exosphere Retires To Stud

Star Godolphin-owned colt Exosphere has retired from racing to begin a lucrative career at stud after the Golden Rose winning son of Lonhro failed to impress in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) on April 2.

2015 Golden Rose winning Lonhro colt Exosphere joins the Darley stud roster after being retired from racing. Photo: Steve Hart.

An eleventh ...

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.

Trainer Kristen Buchanan celebrated her first Group 3 win with Two Blue in the 2016 Sapphire Stakes at Randwick. Photo: ...

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes success and second Group 1 win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ aboard Kris Lees’ classy mare Lucia Valentina at Royal Randwick.

The Kris Lees-trained Lucia Valentina took her earnings up over $4 million with success in the 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Oliver came ...