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2017 Villiers Stakes Nominations Feature Testashadow

2017 Villiers Stakes Nominations Feature Testashadow

A host of gun summer milers make up the Villiers Stakes 2017 nominations for the Royal Randwick feature this Saturday including last start Festival Stakes winner Testashadow. In total Racing NSW received 18 early entries for this year’s Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) including four last start winners looking to keep their end-of-season wins…

Mighty Lucky Kicks off Summer Festival of Racing

Mighty Lucky Kicks off Summer Festival of Racing

It has been a long time between drinks for Mighty Lucky but Irene and Frank Cowell are hoping for a late career return to form from the eight-year-old starting with the 2017 Festival Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. The Gosford-based Casino Prince gelding is one of a dozen summer gallopers in the mix for…

Testashadow Working Hard Ahead of Festival Stakes 2017

Testashadow Working Hard Ahead of Festival Stakes 2017

Gary Portelli’s ageing sprinter-miler Testashadow had a Tuesday morning trial to help bring him on fitness wise ahead of his second-up run in the 2017 Festival Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday. Portelli admits it is unusual to give a horse an official trial the week of a race, but that as Testashadow got on…

Sense Of Occasion Scores Upset Villiers Stakes 2016 Result

Sense Of Occasion Scores Upset Villiers Stakes 2016 Result

The Kris Lees-trained Sense Of Occasion secured a 2017 Doncaster Mile ballot exemption after his last-to-first upset at Royal Randwick in the Villiers Stakes over the weekend. A six-year-old son of Street Sense, the gelding went out as a $31 roughie in betting for Saturday’s $250,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m). Ben Melham never…

2016 Villiers Stakes Betting Tips & Update

2016 Villiers Stakes Betting Tips & Update

The autumn Group 1 racing action already starts to take shape on Saturday with a Doncaster Mile ballot exemption on offer in Sydney’s Villiers Stakes 2016, betting tips for the Royal Randwick Group 2 found below. Set to run as Randwick Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon, the field for this season’s $250,000…

Rudy Chases Second Villiers Stakes Win in 2016

Rudy Chases Second Villiers Stakes Win in 2016

The Helen Page-trained Rudy is out to make history with a second Villiers Stakes win this weekend in Sydney after taking out the Royal Randwick summer feature two years ago. Running as Randwick Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon, this season’s $250,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) field is down to 17…

2016 Villiers Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 Villiers Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A near capacity field of 18 milers will face off in the Villiers Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick on Saturday as the action of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival continues. Due to run as Randwick Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEDT), the $250,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) has attracted a quality line-up including the…

Villiers Step to Magic Millions Cup for Loyalty Man

Villiers Step to Magic Millions Cup for Loyalty Man

The Villiers Stakes in Sydney on Saturday could serve as the ideal lead-up for the Michael Moroney-trained Loyalty Man into next month’s 2017 Magic Millions Cup on the Gold Coast. Moroney’s four-year-old son of Fastnet Rock is one of 23 milers nominated for the $250,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick this weekend….

Dibayani in Good Order for 2016 Villiers Stakes

Dibayani in Good Order for 2016 Villiers Stakes

Randwick’s Villiers Stakes 2016 gives the Lindsay Park-trained Dibayani a chance to improve on an Epsom Handicap second at the track and distance two back. The seven-year-old son of Shamardal was far from disgraced when going down by the narrowest of margins at Royal Randwick on October 1, just nosed out of the Group 1…

Rain Helps Sarrasin in Villiers Stakes 2016

Rain Helps Sarrasin in Villiers Stakes 2016

Co-trainer Lee Freedman said any rain around in Sydney this weekend would aid the chances of the stable’s imported galloper Sarrasin in the 2016 Villiers Stakes at Royal Randwick. The five-year-old son of Monson is one of 23 nominations taken for this summer’s $250,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m). Formerly prepared in France the…