Horse Racing News

Dissident Claims Maiden Group 1 Victory in 2014 Randwick Guineas

Dissident Claims Maiden Group 1 Victory in 2014 Randwick Guineas

Seasoned jockey Jim Cassidy has made it 101 Group 1 victories at Royal Randwick this afternoon, claiming the featured Randwick Guineas (1600m) aboard classy three-year-old Dissident. Having jumped only fairly, Dissident quickly recovered and took up the pace along with Romantic Touch, El Roca and Atlante. Rounding the final bend in prime position, Dissident and El…

A Time For Julia Continues Strong 2014 in Roy Higgins Tribute

A Time For Julia Continues Strong 2014 in Roy Higgins Tribute

Classy filly A Time For Julia has continued her strong start to 2014, producing a strong turn of foot in the final straight to claim the 2014 Group 3 Roy Higgins Tribute Quality (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Having jumped fairly, the talented daughter of Redoute’s Choice settled well within the pack, nearly six…

Villa Verde Overcomes Group 1 Winners to claim 2014 Challenge Stakes

Villa Verde Overcomes Group 1 Winners to claim 2014 Challenge Stakes

Talented three-year-old Villa Verde has overcome a particularly talented field to win the Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) at Royal Randwick today; her first start under the care of trainer Anthony Cummings. Having broken from the gates only fairly, the classy Not A Single Doubt filly settled four lengths off the pace over the back…

Diamond Drill Returns to Form to Claim 2014 Aspiration Quality

Diamond Drill Returns to Form to Claim 2014 Aspiration Quality

Talented four-year-old Diamond Drille has overcome a talented field to win the Group 3 Aspiration Quality (1600m) at Royal Randwick racecourse this afternoon. Having jumped well, the talented Al Maher mare settled on the heels of early pace setters Porcellanus and Capital Commander, and was able to break clear of the bunched pack after rounding…

Junoob Scores Dominant 2014 Randwick City Stakes Win

Junoob Scores Dominant 2014 Randwick City Stakes Win

Imported stayer Junoob returned to his best form to score a dominant win in the 2014 Randwick City Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Junoob was ridden close to the speed by jockey James McDonald and travelled comfortably in transit before racing away from the rest of the field when asked for an extra…

Believe Yourself Sprints Well to Claim 2014 Sweet Embrace Stakes

Believe Yourself Sprints Well to Claim 2014 Sweet Embrace Stakes

Exciting two-year-old Believe Yourself has produced a strong turn of foot in the final straight to hunt down resounding pre-post favourite Twirl and win the Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Having jumped from the barriers well, the talented Sebring filly settled well within the pack more-than four lengths off…

Valentia Claims delayed 2014 Skyline Stakes

Valentia Claims delayed 2014 Skyline Stakes

Following a reasonable delay to the start of the Group 2 race for colts and geldings, Gai Waterhouse-trained Valentia has claimed the 2014 Skyline Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Having lined up for race number 1 at Randwick on perfect time, leading contender Time For War, who had firmed nearly $5 in the…

2014 Skyline Stakes Enters Final Betting Hour – Tips

2014 Skyline Stakes Enters Final Betting Hour – Tips

There’s still time to jump online and place a winning bet for the opening race of today’s strong Royal Randwick race card; the Group 2 Skyline Stakes (1200m), which will feature just eight runners. Having produced a strong start to his racing career, Gai Waterhouse-trained Giuliani look likely to jump as outright $3.10 favourite for…

2014 Alister Clarke Stakes Results – Pheidon Records Impressive Win

2014 Alister Clarke Stakes Results – Pheidon Records Impressive Win

Lightly-raced gelding Pheidon broke through for his maiden win at Group level with an impressive performance in the 2014 Alister Clarke Stakes at Moonee Valley last night. Pheidon was settled just behind the leaders by jockey Damien Oliver and worked into the race strongly with 300 metres left to run before running away from the rest…

2014 Randwick Guineas Betting Update

2014 Randwick Guineas Betting Update

The 2014 Randwick Guineas is the feature race at Royal Randwick this afternoon and is one of the most open editions in the history of the event; with five horses currently available at single figure odds. The current favourite in 2014 Randwick Guineas betting markets is Kiwi colt El Roca ($4), who has been one of…