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2017 Epsom Handicap Weights: Happy Clapper Receives 56.5kg

2017 Epsom Handicap Weights: Happy Clapper Receives 56.5kg

Saturday’s eye-catching George Main Stakes runner-up behind Winx, Happy Clapper has been allocated 56.5kg in the official Epsom Handicap 2017 weights announced by Racing NSW today. There are 89 spring milers nominated for the Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m), one of three elite level features to run at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday…

Winx Odds: Mare Short Favourite in George Main Stakes Betting

Winx Odds: Mare Short Favourite in George Main Stakes Betting

There looks to be little value to be had in the 2017 George Main Stakes betting markets this weekend with the world’s best Winx lining-up at prohibitive odds to make it 20 wins on the trot. Regardless of the price on offer for the superstar daughter of Street Cry, big bets are still being placed…

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap Field & Betting: Tom Melbourne Favourite

2017 Bill Ritchie Handicap Field & Betting: Tom Melbourne Favourite

Trainer Chris Waller has made the call to line-up Tom Melbourne in the Bill Ritchie Handicap 2017 field at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, the galloper to jump favourite in the race having avoided a clash with his superstar stablemate Winx. Tom Melbourne was a dual acceptor at the meeting, also in the mix to take…

2017 George Main Stakes Field: Winx Draws Barrier 1

2017 George Main Stakes Field: Winx Draws Barrier 1

Any punters hoping Australia’s wonder mare Winx would ease out in her price to secure win number 20 on the trot have been shut down, with the superstar drawing barrier one for Saturday’s George Main Stakes 2017 field. The six-year-old daughter of Street Cry gets the chance at a baker’s dozen of elite level wins…

Winx Leads 79 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 First Acceptances

Winx Leads 79 Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 First Acceptances

Chris Waller’s dual defending champion Winx is the headline first acceptor for the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate, entries for the weight-for-age classic down to 79 hopefuls. Cut from the 141 nominations taken back in early August, first acceptances for the Group 1 $3 million Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) along with those for the Caulfield Guineas…

2017 George Main Stakes Nominations: Winx One of Five for Waller

2017 George Main Stakes Nominations: Winx One of Five for Waller

Sydney’s Chris Waller is out to continue his gun run in the George Main Stakes nominating for a total of five hopefuls in the mile feature, his contingent dominated by superstar mare Winx. Winx is already odds-on at $1.10 through in pre-field markets for Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 George Main Stakes (1600m) – run as…

Waller Mares Head 2017 Epsom Handicap Nominations

Waller Mares Head 2017 Epsom Handicap Nominations

Racing NSW on Monday received 89 nominations for the end of the month’s Epsom Handicap 2017 and it is the Chris Waller-trained mares leading the way in early betting.   Early entries for the Group 1 $1 million Epsom Handicap (1600m), to run at Royal Randwick on September 30, were up notably from 37 last Sydney Spring Racing Carnival.   Waller has enjoyed a magic run in…

Epsom Handicap the Target for Tramway Stakes Winner Happy Clapper

Epsom Handicap the Target for Tramway Stakes Winner Happy Clapper

Classy gelding Happy Clapper has returned to racing in the best way possible at Royal Randwick this afternoon; producing a superior turn of foot in the final straight to win the Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m). Happy Clapper had not been seen at the races since his credible run of fifth in the Group 1…

Tramway Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Tramway Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Plenty of talented spring gallopers resume racing in the 2017 Tramway Stakes this weekend in Sydney, but betting tips and odds on the Randwick clash are led by those boasting a fitness edge. Scheduled as the penultimate event on the Chelmsford Stakes Day card, this year’s Group 2 $200,000 Tramway Stakes (1400m) runs as Race…

Invincible Gem Heads 2017 Tramway Stakes Field & Betting

Invincible Gem Heads 2017 Tramway Stakes Field & Betting

Kris Lees’ last start Missile Stakes winning mare Invincible Gem has opened early favourite in Tramway Stakes 2017 betting for the Group 2 at Royal Randwick this weekend. A key support act on Chelmsford Stakes Day on Saturday, this year’s Group 2 $200,000 Tramway Stakes (1400m) drew a final field of 10 horses set to…