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1400m of All Aged Stakes pet distance for Le Romain

1400m of All Aged Stakes pet distance for Le Romain

11 Apr, 2017

Trainer Kris Lees considers the 1400m of the Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes at Randwick on Saturday is the pet distance for his stable flag bearer Le Romain.

Le Romain, above, will be well suited over the 1400m of the All Aged Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Even though Le Romain …

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 …

Heavy track for Randwick to start Doncaster Mile Day

Heavy track for Randwick to start Doncaster Mile Day

31 Mar, 2017

The Randwick track will be rated in the heavy range for the start of day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday but track manager Nevesh Ramdhani is tipping it could be back to a soft rating by the time for the running of the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m).

Le Romain, above, …

Barrier perfect for Le Romain in 2017 Doncaster Mile

Barrier perfect for Le Romain in 2017 Doncaster Mile

29 Mar, 2017

Pre-race favourite Le Romain has drawn the perfect barrier for the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday according to his trainer Kris Lees.

Le Romain, above, has drawn a perfect barrier in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Le Romain …

Wide Doncaster Mile barrier no big problem for Redkirk Warrior

Wide Doncaster Mile barrier no big problem for Redkirk Warrior

28 Mar, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes doesn’t consider a wide barrier any big problem for Redkirk Warrior in the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Redkirk Warrior, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

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 …