News About: 2011 Epsom Handicap

Nothing’s Sacred As Pride Prays For More Rain

Nothing’s Sacred As Pride Prays For More Rain

29 Sep, 2011

Sacred Choice has a strong record on heavy tracks

Plenty of trainers are lamenting the wet weather which is bashing the east coast at the moment with the line of ‘I’m sure most trainers will be hoping for a fair track on the weekend’ becoming a common occurrence.

When you’re talking about ‘most trainers’ though …

Epsom Start Unlikely For King’s Rose

Epsom Start Unlikely For King’s Rose

29 Sep, 2011

King's Rose is in doubt for the Epsom Handicap

UPDATE: King’s Rose has officially been scratched from the Epsom Handicap.

One of the early Epsom Handicap favourites, King’s Rose, is in doubt for a start in the $500,000 race after her action appeared hampered during trackwork this morning.

King’s Rose is a new addition …

Red Colossus To Relish In Epsom Handicap Conditions

Red Colossus To Relish In Epsom Handicap Conditions

27 Sep, 2011

Epsom Handicap conditions to suit Red Colossus

Trainer Greg Eurell believes the handicap conditions of this Saturday’s Epsom Handicap will suit Red Colossus perfectly.

The five-year-old gelding has performed consistently under weight-for-age conditions over his past two starts this campaign and will welcome the reduction in weights that will come along with the Epsom’s handicap …

Sincero Going Sweet Into Epsom Handicap

Sincero Going Sweet Into Epsom Handicap

27 Sep, 2011

Trainer Steve Farley couldn't be happier with Sincero going into the Epsom Handicap

As the trainer of one of the most talked about horses in the country Steve Farley is quickly getting used to the attention that comes with preparing a crowd favourite.

His horse Sincero is now a dual Group 1 champion and goes …

Ilovethiscity Ruled Out Of Spring Contention With Injury

Ilovethiscity Ruled Out Of Spring Contention With Injury

23 Sep, 2011

Ilovethiscity has been ruled out for the remainder of the spring due to a leg sprain

Trainer Grahame Begg has been dealt a cruel blow with talented four-year-old Ilovethiscitybeing ruled out for the remainder of the spring due to injury.

The Magic Albert entire sustained a leg sprain and will now go to the paddock …

Pinker Pinker Confirmed As Cox Plate Starter

Pinker Pinker Confirmed As Cox Plate Starter

20 Sep, 2011

Pinker Pinker (left) will head to the Epsom Handicap before the Cox Plate

Cranbourne trainer Greg Eurell has confirmed his talented mare Pinker Pinker as a starter in this year’s Cox Plate after her impressive second place finish to King’s Roseat Moonee Valley last start.

“She’s so honest and she’s such a fighter,” Eurell said.…

Black Caviar On Course For Schillaci Stakes Start

Black Caviar On Course For Schillaci Stakes Start

16 Sep, 2011

Black Caviar is in good order ahead of her spring return in the Schillaci Stakes

Black Caviar is on track to begin her spring campaign in the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes according to her trainer Peter Moody.

Moody said that the unbeaten super mare is in good order ahead of her spring return.

“(I’m) very …

Ilovethiscity Chases First Spring Victory In George Main

Ilovethiscity Chases First Spring Victory In George Main

15 Sep, 2011

Ilovethiscity will jump from barrier six in the Group 1 George Main Stakes

Ilovethiscity is set to have his third run of the spring in the Group 1 George Main Stakes at Rosehill this Saturday after failing to place in his last start at Warwick Farm.

Trainer Grahame Begg is not looking into the four-year-old’s …

Topweight Looms For Sincero In Epsom Handicap

Topweight Looms For Sincero In Epsom Handicap

13 Sep, 2011

Sincero looks likely to be the top weight in the Epsom Handicap

Sincero looks like becoming the top weight for the 2011 Epsom Handicap with those currently above him unlikely to accept for the October 1st feature.

As it stands there are three horses above him on the list, Heart Of Dreams, My Kingdom Of …

Randwick To Retain Epsom Handicap Day

Randwick To Retain Epsom Handicap Day

9 Sep, 2011

After plenty of speculation and a mountain of reports and paperwork it seems likely that Royal Randwick will be in a position to maintain its hosting rights for 2011 Epsom Handicap Day.

Engineers have been working overtime at the venue and appear to have found a fix for the troubled QE11 grandstand which is causing …