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Chautauqua favoured to win 3rd T J Smith Stakes

Chautauqua favoured to win 3rd T J Smith Stakes

31 Mar, 2017

Two time winner Chautauqua is equal favourite with three year old Russian Revolution to win his third Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Chautauqua, above, is chasing his third straight win in the T J Smith Stakes at Randwick. Photo by …

Rain will put a dampener on Astern’s return in T J Smith Stakes

Rain will put a dampener on Astern’s return in T J Smith Stakes

30 Mar, 2017

The forecast rain for Sydney heading into the weekend will put a dampener on the return to the racetrack for Astern in the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Astern, above, is not a certain starter in the T J Smith Stakes …

Russian Revolution is ready to explode in T J Smith Stakes

Russian Revolution is ready to explode in T J Smith Stakes

29 Mar, 2017

Lightly raced three year old Russian Revolution is ready to explode when he lines up against the older sprinters again in the Group 1 $2.5m Darley T J Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Russian Revolution, above, is ready to explode when he lines up in the …

Doyle back from injury to ride Magic Hurricane in The BMW

Doyle back from injury to ride Magic Hurricane in The BMW

20 Mar, 2017

English jockey James Doyle has recovered from a broken hand and will be back in the saddle on Saturday to ride the Godolphin owned Magic Hurricane in the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill.

Jockey James Doyle, above winning on Veranillo, will be back in the saddle to ride Magic Hurricane in The …

Three-Year-Olds Headline TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

Three-Year-Olds Headline TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

7 Mar, 2017

The Autumn Carnival’s headline sprint is set to feature a particularly talented field this year following the release of forty-eight 2017 TJ Smith Stakes first acceptances this afternoon.

Flying Artie has been included in 2017 TJ Smith Stakes first acceptances. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A battle of the three-year-olds appears likely after all of Flying …

Impending to improve with blinkers in Canterbury Stakes

Impending to improve with blinkers in Canterbury Stakes

3 Mar, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea is expecting improvement from Impending when he lines up with the blinkers back on in the Group 1 $500,000 BMW Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Zac Purton, above, rides Impending in the Canterbury Stake at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

O’Shea is willing to forget Impending’s first up run when …

Winx is $1.10 in early Chipping Norton Stakes betting

Winx is $1.10 in early Chipping Norton Stakes betting

21 Feb, 2017

Australia’s favourite racehorse Winx is marked at $1.10 to extend her winning run to fifteen in the Group 1 $600,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Winx, above, has been installed the short priced favourite for the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Winx kept her winning momentum going in …

Doyle Plans to be back for Astern in The Galaxy

Doyle Plans to be back for Astern in The Galaxy

15 Feb, 2017

Injured jockey James Doyle plans to be back in the saddle to ride glamour colt Astern in the Group 1 $700,000 The Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Golden Slipper Day March 18.

Injured jockey James Doyle, above winning on Veranillo in the Hinchinbrook Stakes at Randwick, plans to be back in the saddle on Golden …

James Doyle to  miss key Autumn rides with fractured hand

James Doyle to miss key Autumn rides with fractured hand

14 Feb, 2017

Godolphin’s stand in jockey James Doyle will miss several key rides over the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival after fracturing his right hand in a fall at Randwick on Monday.

James Doyle, above in the Godolphin royal blue colours winning on Veranillo, will miss several key Autumn Carnival rides because of a fractured hand. Photo by …

A start for Omei Sword in Light Fingers Stakes still not decided

A start for Omei Sword in Light Fingers Stakes still not decided

7 Feb, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller will decide on Wednesday morning if his smart filly Omei Sword will take her place in the Group 2 $200,000 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Omei Sword, above, has been nominated for the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Omei Sword was due to make her …