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Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Four-year-old Takedown has returned to racing with a career-best performance for success in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Takedown was lining up amongst particularly slick company at Randwick today, but did his chances of a boilover no harm when he jumped well and took a good position in transit just off the pace of ...

2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Royal Randwick will play host to a talent-rich nine race card for 2016 George Main Stakes Day this afternoon, highlighted by the Group 1 feature race contested over a mile.

Winx remains favourite to win the Group 1 George Main Stakes at Randwick this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

It is a fine day in the greater Sydney metropolitan region ...

The Shorts Tips and Betting Preview

The Shorts Tips and Betting Preview

Eleven sprinters have been confirmed to contest the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday; a race that offers punters exceptional value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Japonisme is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s Group 2 The Shorts at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

Group 1 winner English remains ...

The Shorts 2016 Betting Odds: English Top Fancy

The Shorts 2016 Betting Odds: English Top Fancy

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained mare English has opened short favourite in the 2016 The Shorts betting to win first-up at Randwick Racecourse this weekend.

English is short-priced favourite in the 2016 The Shorts betting markets for her first-up run in Sydney this weekend at Royal Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

The now four-year-old daughter of Encosta De Lago ...

2016 The Shorts Field Features Japonisme

2016 The Shorts Field Features Japonisme

Chris Waller’s Group 1 champ Japonisme will attempt to return to winning form second-up in Sydney’s The Shorts 2016 at Randwick Racecourse this weekend.

Japonisme carries top weight in The Shorts 2016 field at Royal Randwick this Saturday in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of the key support acts on the George Main Stakes Day card, this year’s $200,000 ...

English Heads 2016 The Shorts Nominations

English Heads 2016 The Shorts Nominations

The returning Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained All Aged Stakes winner English is the headline nomination taken for The Shorts 2016 on George Main Stakes Day in Sydney this weekend.

All Aged Stakes winner English is nominated for a first-up run in The Shorts 2016 this Saturday at Randwick Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of the key support races ...

2016 Concorde Stakes Likely for Hidden Pearl

2016 Concorde Stakes Likely for Hidden Pearl

Brisbane horseman Barry Lockwood is leaning towards a Sydney run on Saturday in the Concorde Stakes 2016 opting for a trip south over a home run for his smart mare Hidden Pearl.

In-form Brisbane mare Hidden Pearl is likely to make the trip to Sydney for Saturday’s 2016 Concorde Stakes at Royal Randwick. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The six-year-old daughter ...

English Tunes Up For The Shorts 2016 Return

English Tunes Up For The Shorts 2016 Return

Co-trained Gai Waterhouse has confirmed a first-up run in next month’s 2016 The Shorts for All Aged Stakes winner English who blitzed her Sydney trial on Friday morning.

Group 1 winner English is set to resume racing in The Shorts 2016 at Randwick on September 17. Photo: Steve Hart.

The daughter of Encosta De Lago worked her way through the ...

2016 The Shorts in Sight for Hidden Pearl

2016 The Shorts in Sight for Hidden Pearl

A trip south to Sydney next month for a shot at The Shorts 2016 could be on the spring agenda for Barry Lockwood’s mare Hidden Pearl who makes a return from injury in Brisbane on Saturday.

Hidden Pearl could be Sydney-bound in September for a shot at Randwick’s 2016 The Shorts. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A winner of five of ...

2015 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 George Main Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Eight races will be contested on 2015 George Main Stakes Day at Royal Randwick this afternoon; highlighted by the talent-rich Group 1 feature race over 1600m; Race 6 a 3:45pm AEST.

Kermadec remains clear favourite to win this afternoon’s Group 1 George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

It is an overcast day in the great Sydney metropolitan ...