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2016 Tramway Stakes Results: Hauraki Wins First-Up

2016 Tramway Stakes Results: Hauraki Wins First-Up

The Godolphin stable celebrated another feature race win on Chelmsford Stakes Day with smart galloper Hauraki posting a first-up success at Royal Randwick in the Tramway Stakes 2016. The John O’Shea-trained Reset gelding made his five-year-old debut in Saturday’s $175,000 Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) with star Sydney-based hoop James McDonald in the mount. Hauraki…

Happy Clapper Vulnerable in Tramway Handicap

Happy Clapper Vulnerable in Tramway Handicap

Trainer Pat Webster is pleased with Happy Clapper leading into Saturday’s Group 2 Tramway Handicap (1400m) at Royal Randwick, but concedes the likely-to-be heavy conditions are a big test for his stable star first-up. Happy Clapper has been a strong and consistent performer for Webster throughout his entire racing career; posting six wins and as…

Happy Clapper Tops 2016 Tramway Stakes Betting Odds

Happy Clapper Tops 2016 Tramway Stakes Betting Odds

Patrick Webster’s returning galloper Happy Clapper has opened favourite in a tight Tramway Stakes 2016 betting market to kick his spring off with a Royal Randwick win on the weekend. Running as Randwick Race 8 at 4:30pm (AEST) on a bumper Chelmsford Stakes Day program, this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) features a…

2016 Tramway Stakes Nominations Feature Le Romain

2016 Tramway Stakes Nominations Feature Le Romain

The Kris Lees-trained Le Romain is nominated for a second-up run this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival on Saturday at Royal Randwick Racecourse in the Tramway Stakes 2016. The Hard Spun gelding is best known for his Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) victory over the Randwick mile in the autumn and returned to racing at the…

Dibayani Could Catch Tramway to Epsom Handicap 2016

Dibayani Could Catch Tramway to Epsom Handicap 2016

Pleased with the first-up placing at Flemington from the stable’s 2016 Epsom Handicap hope Dibayani co-trainer David Hayes is now considering a trip to Sydney for the Tramway Stakes next start for the European import. Hall of Famer Hayes, who now trains in partnership with his son Ben and nephew Tom Dabernig, is plotting the…

First Seal Favourite in 2015 Tramway Stakes Betting

First Seal Favourite in 2015 Tramway Stakes Betting

Group 1 winning mare First Seal is race favourite for her delayed four-year-old debut in the Tramway Stakes 2015 in Sydney on Saturday as part of the Chelmsford Stakes Day action at Randwick Racecourse. A bumper final field of 14 starters plus four emergencies is engaged for the $175,000 Group 2 Tattersalls Club Tramway Stakes…

Epsom Handicap 2015 Target for Hooked

Epsom Handicap 2015 Target for Hooked

John Thompson is looking forward to the race return of his 2015 Epsom Handicap-bound galloper Hooked who will clash with star stablemate First Seal first-up in Saturday’s Tramway Stakes in Sydney. A competitive three-year-old with runs including a fourth in the 2013 Spring Champion Stakes and third in the 2014 ATC Derby behind Criterion, Hooked’s…

2015 Tramway Stakes Nominations Feature Protectionist

2015 Tramway Stakes Nominations Feature Protectionist

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winning German galloper Protectionist is a dual nominee on the Randwick race card this Saturday including holding an entry in the Tramway Stakes 2015. Now prepared down under by Kris Lees, the Monsun six-year-old had an unremarkable autumn that finished with a Sydney Cup seventh from which he resumes this weekend….

Tramway Stakes Title Defence for Lucia Valentina

Tramway Stakes Title Defence for Lucia Valentina

Kris Lees’ talented mare Lucia Valentina ran a nice Newcastle trial on Monday ahead of her first-up spring run in Saturday week’s 2015 Tramway Stakes, a race she won in her resuming run last year. The now five-year-old daughter of Savabeel took out the Royal Randwick handicap first-up last Sydney Spring Racing Carnival and on…

2015 Tramway Stakes Return For First Seal

2015 Tramway Stakes Return For First Seal

After a foot abscess saw her scratched from her first-up assignment last weekend, John Thompson’s Group 1 winning mare First Seal is now set to return to racing at Randwick Racecourse in next month’s Tramway Stakes 2015. Thompson had the daughter of Fastnet Rock accepted to make her four-year-old debut last Saturday in the Group…