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Full field of 14 for 2017 Galaxy

Full field of 14 for 2017 Galaxy

15 Mar, 2017

A full field of fourteen sprinters will line up to contest the Group 1 $700,000 Nathan’s Famous Hotdogs Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

English (white cap) and Redzel (red cap) are set to clash again in the Galaxy at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained English is looking …

Winx has quality challengers in 2017 George Ryder Stakes

Winx has quality challengers in 2017 George Ryder Stakes

15 Mar, 2017

Australia’s glamour mare Winx has a host of quality challengers to take her on as she chases her sixteenth straight win in the Group 1 $1m China Horse Club George Ryder (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Winx, above, is chasing her sixteenth straight win in the 2017 George Ryder at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

English at top of huge 2017 Galaxy Nominations

English at top of huge 2017 Galaxy Nominations

14 Mar, 2017

First up Challenge Stakes winner English sits at the top of the huge nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $700,000 Nathan’s Famous Hotdogs Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Oakleigh Plate winner Sheidel, above, is among the nominations for the Galaxy at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The twenty-two nominations for the Galaxy will …

Lees hoping for better luck for Danish Twist in Coolmore Classic

Lees hoping for better luck for Danish Twist in Coolmore Classic

7 Mar, 2017

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees is willing to forget Danish Twist’s last start unplaced run and is hoping for better luck when she lines up in the Group 1 $600,000 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Trainer Kris Lees is hoping for better luck for Danish Twist, above, in the Coolmore Classic at Rosehill. Photo …

Le Romain is the 2017 Canterbury Stakes Winner

Le Romain is the 2017 Canterbury Stakes Winner

4 Mar, 2017

Le Romain has bobbed his head at the right moment to beat champion sprinter Chautauqua on the line in the 2017 Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Le Romain beat Chautauqua on the line to win the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Le Romain returned to the …

2017 Randwick Guineas Day To Go Ahead

2017 Randwick Guineas Day To Go Ahead

4 Mar, 2017

2017 Randwick Guineas Day is set to go ahead after Racing New South Wales stewards inspected the Royal Randwick track this morning.

Khan is one of a number of horses that have been withdrawn from the 2017 Todman Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Royal Randwick received over 150mm of rain over the past week and …

No firm Autumn plans for Canterbury Stakes favourite Chautauqua

No firm Autumn plans for Canterbury Stakes favourite Chautauqua

2 Mar, 2017

Team Hawkes will iron out plans for the rest of the Autumn Carnival for Chautauqua after the ‘Grey Flash’ runs in the Group 1 $500,000 BMW Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Chautauqua, above, has been installed as the favourite for the Canterbury Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chautauqua was originally being …

Field of 8 to line up in wet 2017 Canterbury Stakes

Field of 8 to line up in wet 2017 Canterbury Stakes

1 Mar, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees can’t see the wet track conditions affecting the performance of Le Romain who is one of eight final acceptors in the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 BMW Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Le Romain, above, will be able to handle the wet track in the Canterbury Stakes at Randwick. Photo by …

Chautauqua at top of 2017 Canterbury Stakes nominations

Chautauqua at top of 2017 Canterbury Stakes nominations

27 Feb, 2017

Multiple Group 1 winning sprinter Chautauqua sits at the top of the nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Chautauqua, above, heads up the nominations for the 2017 Canterbury Stakes at Randwick, Photo by Steve Hart.

With only eleven horses nominated for the weight for age Autumn sprint, …

Southern Cross Stakes First-Up for Le Romain

Southern Cross Stakes First-Up for Le Romain

17 Jan, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees has revealed that multiple Group 1 winner Le Romain will make his 2017 Autumn Carnival return in the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on February 11th.

Le Romain will return to racing in the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes in February. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Le …