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Waller Dominates 2014 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations

Waller Dominates 2014 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has included seven horses in the 2014 Neville Sellwood Stakes nominations, but only a couple of his gallopers are expected to contest the Group 1 event. Headlining the Waller-trained stars in the Neville Sellwood Stakes is triple Group 1 winner Boban, who was far from disgraced when seventh on a slow…

2014 Gosford Gold Cup Nominations

2014 Gosford Gold Cup Nominations

This Friday the Gosford Gold Cup 2014will take centre stage at the provincial Sydney meet, nominations for which are now out. One of three black types on the Gosford race card for the January 10 race day, this year’s $125,000 Listed Gosford Gold Cup (2100m) has attracted a dozen early entries. The top rated hope…

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Talented gelding Ninth Legion earned himself a start in the Group 1 Doncaster Handicap (1600m) during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival by the winning the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) in impressive fashion at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday. Jockey Peter Robl was forced to go forward from a wide barrier on Ninth Legion…

Taxmeifyoucan Vies for 2014 Doncaster Mile Exemption

Taxmeifyoucan Vies for 2014 Doncaster Mile Exemption

Trainer Gregory Hickman says he has four-year-old Taxmeifyoucan as good as he can for their shot at a Doncaster Mile 2014 ballot exemption with a win in Saturday’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) at Randwick’s Kensington track. Earlier the Ad Valorem gelding was sitting top of the 2013 Villiers Stakes odds following two nice…

2013 Villiers Stakes Tips

2013 Villiers Stakes Tips

This weekend the action of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival steps up a notch with the running of the Villiers Stakes 2013, tips and exotic selections from the Races.com.au team for which are detailed below. Set to run as Kensington Race 6 at 4:30pm (AEST), relocated from the course proper at Randwick that has failed…

Waller Tips Said Com over Coup in Villiers Stakes 2013

Waller Tips Said Com over Coup in Villiers Stakes 2013

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller prepares a double pronged attack on the 2013 Villiers Stakes this Saturday and it is early market mover Said Com he is tipping out of his duo as the best chance. Waller won the 2008 Villiers Stakes with Honor In War who defeated multiple, international Group 1 winning champion Takeover…

2013 Villiers Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2013 Villiers Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday the sole Group race held down under will be Sydney’s Villiers Stakes 2013, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form guide and betting preview for which is listed below. With the course proper at Randwick not ruled fit for racing after a recent renovation, the Villiers Stakes Day races will instead be held on the…

2013 Villiers Stakes Field Released

2013 Villiers Stakes Field Released

The headline Sydney Summer Racing Carnival event is set to light up track this Saturday with a 14-horse field announced to contest the Villiers Stakes 2013. A major target for many end-of-season stayers, this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) is set to run as Race 6 at 4:30pm (AEST). The venue change from…

Sysmo Set for Plan B – Villiers Stakes 2013

Sysmo Set for Plan B – Villiers Stakes 2013

After missing the ATC Cup due to a hoof abscess, the Tony McEvoy-trained Sysmo will line-up at Randwick’s Kensington track this Saturday running in the 2013 Villiers Stakes as a back-up plan. Many of the gallopers nominated for this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes, run over a shorter 1550m due to the relocation from…

17 Nominations Taken For 2013 Villiers Stakes

17 Nominations Taken For 2013 Villiers Stakes

Nominations have been released for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes, which will take place on Kensington Track at Randwick this Saturday December 14, 2013. The Villiers Stakes race day will be run on the Kensington track after the Randwick course proper did not fully responded to the recent resurfacing process, the move also means the…