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ATC Announces Spring Carnival Prizemoney Boost

ATC Announces Spring Carnival Prizemoney Boost

15 Jul, 2015

The Australian Turf Club has announced that prizemoney will be boosted by $2 million across the major races during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival.

He’s Your Man stormed home late to take out the 2014 edition of the Epsom Handicap. Photo by: Steve Hart

The biggest beneficiary of the prizemoney boost is the Group 1 …

Kensington Track still not ready for racing

Kensington Track still not ready for racing

14 Jan, 2015

Australian Turf Club’s Chief Executive Officer Darren Pearce is keen for Randwick’s Kensington Track to have more time to recuperate before hosting its next race meeting.

Jockey Blake Shinn was one of many racing participants to criticise the performance of the Kensington Track. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Kensington Track has been undergoing …

ATC To Place More Focus On Golden Slipper Day In 2015

ATC To Place More Focus On Golden Slipper Day In 2015

14 Jan, 2015

Australian Turf Club CEO Darren Pearce believes that the rearrangement of the 2015 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival will help Golden Slipper Day return to its place as one of the biggest race days on the Australian racing calendar.

Team Hawkes-trained Mossfun scored a tough win over Earthquake in the 2014 edition of the Golden Slipper. …

Australian Autumn Campaign Possible For Red Cadeaux

Australian Autumn Campaign Possible For Red Cadeaux

5 Jan, 2015

Australian Turf Club Executive General Manager Matt Rudolph has revealed that he is hopeful Red Cadeaux will return to Australia for an autumn campaign that will include race starts in both Melbourne and Sydney.

Red Cadeaux is a chance of contesting the Australian Cup and the Sydney Cup during the 2015 Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo …

Early Start For Kensington Track Renovation

Early Start For Kensington Track Renovation

25 Nov, 2014

Australian Turf Club Executive General Manager Of Racing Matt Rudolph has confirmed that renovations to the Kensington track surface have been brought forward after the meetings scheduled to take place on the much-maligned track on November 28 and December 6 were transferred.

Blake Shinn was one of a number of jockeys that were critical of …

Wiggle Stakes To Be Named In Honor Of Guy Walter

Wiggle Stakes To Be Named In Honor Of Guy Walter

30 Aug, 2014

The Australian Turf Club has announced that the Group 3 Wiggle Stakes that is run during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival will be renamed in honor of Guy Walter.

The Wiggle Stakes, won by Catkins earlier this year, will now be known as the Guy Walter Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Walter tragically passed away …

Pride Critical Of Kensington Track

Pride Critical Of Kensington Track

28 Jul, 2014

Leading Sydney trainer Joseph Pride has labeled the Kensington track at Randwick a disgrace after large clods were ripped from surface during the eight race meeting on Saturday.

Joseph Pride was far from happy with the state of the Kensington track on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

The Kensington surface was questioned by Chris Waller …

Sydney trip on the cards for Adebisi

Sydney trip on the cards for Adebisi

22 Jul, 2014

Another interstate trip is on the agenda for Brisbane sprinter Adebisi following the six year old’s return to the winner’s circle at Doomben last start.

A Sydney trip could be on the cards for Adebsi after winning at Doomben last start. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Adebisi’s win over 1010m at Doomben on July 12 was …

Golden Pendant Recieves Prizemoney Injection

Golden Pendant Recieves Prizemoney Injection

7 Jul, 2014

Sharnee Rose upset a strong field to win the 2013 edition of the Golden Pendant. Photo by: Steve Hart

The Golden Pendant will be worth $300,000 during the 2014 Sydney Spring Racing Carnival after the Australian Turf Club announced that they had increased the prizemoney for the Group 3 race by $50,000.

The Golden Pendant, …

Rebel Dane Impresses In Trackwork Before All Aged Stakes

Rebel Dane Impresses In Trackwork Before All Aged Stakes

22 Apr, 2014

Talented colt Rebel Dane impressed onlookers with a strong piece of work at Warwick Farm this morning and according to trainer Gary Portelli is in excellent condition heading into the 2014 All Aged Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Rebel Dane will be chasing his second win at Group 1 level in the 2014 …