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Redzel enhances his Everest chances with brilliant win in The Shorts

Redzel enhances his Everest chances with brilliant win in The Shorts

Brilliant sprinter Redzel greatly enhanced his chances for the $10m The Everest with a record breaking win in the Group 2 $200,000 Bowermans Office Furniture Shorts (1100m) at Randwick today. Redzel was sent out as the $2.50 favourite and responded stoutly to Hugh Bowman’s riding over the concluding stages to get the better of the…

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…

All day 2017 George Main Stakes Day results: Winx scores 20th straight win in George Main Stakes

All day 2017 George Main Stakes Day results: Winx scores 20th straight win in George Main Stakes

Superstar mare Winx is once again the main attraction at Randwick today when she chased her twentieth straight win in the Group 1 $500,000 Colgate Optic White Stakes (George Main Stakes) (1600m). As well as Winx stepping out at Randwick today, the nine race program is full of talent all across the board and we…

2017 The Shorts Tips & Odds Update

2017 The Shorts Tips & Odds Update

Winx may be the main attraction at Royal Randwick on George Main Stakes Day, but the punters are also in for a treat with a field of the top sprinters doing battle in The Shorts 2017 – betting tips and updated odds for which are detailed below. Winx is on show in Race 6 on…

Redzel Tops The Shorts 2017 Betting on Way to The Everest

Redzel Tops The Shorts 2017 Betting on Way to The Everest

After confirming a spot in next month’s 2017 The Everest this week the money on the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Redzel has poured in for the galloper to win The Shorts at Royal Randwick on the weekend. The five-year-old will represent James Harron’s Bloodstock in the $10 million The Everest (1200m) back at the track…

Chautauqua Heads 2017 The Shorts Field of Everest Horses

Chautauqua Heads 2017 The Shorts Field of Everest Horses

It is a star-studded affair for The Shorts 2017 race at Royal Randwick on Saturday with the return of champion sprinter Chautauqua who will face off against three fellow horses confirmed for next month’s The Everest. A key support act on a Sydney race card headlined by the third campaign run of Winx in the…

The Everest Hopes Head 2017 The Shorts Nominations

The Everest Hopes Head 2017 The Shorts Nominations

A host of short-distance specialists heading towards the $10 million The Everest have been nominated for an early spring test in The Shorts 2017 at Royal Randwick on Saturday. The newest addition to the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the inaugural edition of the Restricted The Everest (1200m) is scheduled for Randwick on October 14. Heading…

Avdulla Climbs on Chautauqua for The Everest 2017 

Avdulla Climbs on Chautauqua for The Everest 2017 

Jockey Brenton Avdulla has picked-up the plum ride aboard the Team Hawkes-trained favourite Chautauqua in next month’s 2017 The Everest.  The $10 million weight-for-age Restricted The Everest race runs for the first time on October 14 at Royal Randwick Racecourse and the 1200m sprint is now the world’s richest turf race.   Futures The Everest betting at have the Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Chautauqua as the $4.80 favourite.   The now…

2017 The Everest Favourite Chautauqua trials well

2017 The Everest Favourite Chautauqua trials well

Team Hawkes’ triple TJ Smith Stakes champion and early favourite for The Everest 2017 race in Sydney next month, Chautauqua had an easy Rosehill trial ahead of his spring return on Monday morning. The now seven-year-old son of Encosta De Lago has now trialled twice since making history with his third consecutive win in the Group…

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is thrilled with the condition of champion sprinter Chautauqua ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign that is likely to kick-off in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on September 16th. A rising seven-year-old, Chautauqua appeared to have lost his trademark turn of foot when he worked to the line…