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Driefontein Heads 2012 Keith Mackay Quality Nominations

Driefontein Heads 2012 Keith Mackay Quality Nominations

With the Golden Slipper now in the past, it doesn’t mean two-year-old racing is finished for the autumn, with 11 fillies nominated to contest the Listed 2012 Keith Mackay Quality at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday.

Run over 1200 metres, the most high profile horse entered in the $100,000 event is Gai Waterhouse filly Driefontein.

A daughter of Fastnet ...

Gai More Joyous If It’s a Dry Doncaster Mile 2012 – Randwick Track Report

Gai More Joyous If It’s a Dry Doncaster Mile 2012 – Randwick Track Report

The chances of Gai Waterhouse’s pin-up mare More Joyous winning her seventh Group 1 title in Saturday’s 2012 Doncaster Mile at Randwick will take a dive if the wet weather in Sydney continues.

More Joyous will be scratched from the 2012 Doncaster Mile field if it is a wet track at Randwick on Saturday

The five-year-old has dominated the ...

The Galaxy 2012 – Runner-up gets chance to go one better

The Galaxy 2012 – Runner-up gets chance to go one better

Last year’s Galaxy runner-up Thankgodyou’rehere will attempt to go one better this weekend when he turns out in the Group 1 2012 Galaxy (1100m) at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday.

Fresh from a spell after a quality spring campaign, the six-year-old is a successful first-up runner having scored victory twice and finished runner-up another two times from five efforts....

Doncaster Mile 2012 Final Field – 22 Acceptances

Doncaster Mile 2012 Final Field – 22 Acceptances

A 22-horse final field has been accepted to contest the 2012 Doncaster Mile at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday, the iconic handicap clash shaping up as a battle between Sydney trainers Chris Waller and Gai Waterhouse.

Gai Waterhouse hasaccepted for three horses in the 2012 Doncaster Mile field

Waller will be represented by four from his stables in this ...

2012 Doncaster Mile Field – Rangirangdoo Will Run

2012 Doncaster Mile Field – Rangirangdoo Will Run

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has confirmed that after much deliberation with connections his stable stalwart Rangirangdoo would accept for the Doncaster Mile 2012 field.

Rangirangdoo is one of four hopefuls for Chris Waller in the 2012 Doncaster Mile

Running this Saturday as the marquee race at Royal Randwick, the $2 million Group 1 BMW Doncaster Mile Handicap...

2012 SA Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations

2012 SA Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations

After the upset win by Golden Slipper winner Pierro in last Saturday’s ATC Sires Produce Stakes, this weekend the attention turns to Adelaide where the South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) will host the SA Sires’ Produce Stakes 2012 at Morphettville Parks.

Nominations for the $115,000 Group 3 SA Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) were taken on Monday with 15 two-year-olds ...

Autumn Over for 2012 Doncaster Mile Scratching Metal Bender

Autumn Over for 2012 Doncaster Mile Scratching Metal Bender

Chris Waller’s Doncaster Mile 2012 arsenal could be down to just three after the trainer originally looked to saddle-up up to five hopefuls in Saturday’s Royal Randwick feature following the injury-enforced withdrawal of Metal Bender from the remainder of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Chris Waller has withdrawn Metal Bender from 2012 Doncaster Mile contention this Saturday

Last ...

2012 ATC Oaks Late Entry Full Of Spirit

2012 ATC Oaks Late Entry Full Of Spirit

Connections of progressive Kiwi filly Full Of Spirit will pay the late entry fee to get the Flying Spur three-year-old into the ATC Oaks 2012 at Royal Randwick this Saturday after their successful down under debut last weekend.

Streama is odds-on favourite to win the 2012 ATC Oaks this Saturday

The Roger James-trained filly backed up from a smart ...

Rawiller Ready for More Joy in 2012 Doncaster Mile

Rawiller Ready for More Joy in 2012 Doncaster Mile

In-form jockey-trainer combination Nash Rawiller and Gai Waterhouse will look to continue their purple patch during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and take out the Doncaster Mile 2012 at Royal Randwick on Saturday with glamour mare More Joyous.

More Joyous shoots for her seventh Group 1 win in the Doncaster Mile 2012 on Saturday

Over the past three weeks ...

The Galaxy 2012 Nominations Released

The Galaxy 2012 Nominations Released

The official list of 2012 The Galaxy nominations for this Saturday at Royal Randwick’s Doncaster Mile Day has now been released by the Australian Turf Club (ATC) with 24 hopefuls making up the early entries for the handicap clash.

Last year's runner-up Thankgodyou'rehere will look to go one better in the 2012 The Galaxy on Saturday

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