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Godolphin gearing up for Sydney Autumn Carnival assault

Godolphin gearing up for Sydney Autumn Carnival assault

25 Nov, 2016

The Australian arm of the worldwide Godolphin thoroughbred organisation will see an influx of up to eight European gallopers to be prepared for the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival and ‘The Championships’.

Hartnell, above, was an English import who went on to become a multiple Group 1 winner in Australia. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Godolphin’s …

Winx to be set for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Winx to be set for Queen Elizabeth Stakes

11 Nov, 2016

Dual Cox Plate winner Winx will stay in Australia to be prepared for the 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival with the Group 1 $4m Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on the second day of ‘The Championships’ as her major target.

Champion mare Winx, above, will be set for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in the 2017 …

Winx to spell, no Emirates Stakes

Winx to spell, no Emirates Stakes

24 Oct, 2016

An overseas campaign will be discussed for dual Cox Plate winner Winx as she heads to the paddock for a well deserved break following her record breaking victory in the Weight For Age Championship of Australasia last Saturday.

Winx, above, has been sent to the spelling paddock following her second Cox Plate win at Moonee …

Hauraki remains favourite for the Epsom

Hauraki remains favourite for the Epsom

28 Sep, 2016

The John O’Shea trained Hauraki remains the favourite for the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday and gets his chance to breakthrough for his initial Group 1 win.

Hauraki, above, sits at the top of the market order for the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Hauraki, the $5.50 favourite with …

Winx kept finely tuned for George Main Stakes with trial third

Winx kept finely tuned for George Main Stakes with trial third

9 Sep, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller has kept his super mare Winx finely tuned for her George Main Stakes assignment at Randwick next week with a Warwick Farm barrier trial third this morning.

Winx, above winning the 2015 Cox Plate, finished third in a Warwick Farm barrier trial in preparation for the George Main Stakes at Randwick. Photo …

Hartnell on target for The Metropolitan

Hartnell on target for The Metropolitan

22 Aug, 2016

English import Hartnell is well on target to collect his second Group 1 trophy in The Metropolitan after running a gutsy second to super star mare Winx in the Group 2 $250,000 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Randwick last Saturday.

Hartnell, above, is on target for The Metropolitan at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer John …

Winx’s Warwick Stakes rival Hartnell heads towards The Metropolitan

Winx’s Warwick Stakes rival Hartnell heads towards The Metropolitan

19 Aug, 2016

Group 1 winner Hartnell will kick of his Metropolitan campaign when he takes on champion mare Winx in the Group 2 $250,000 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Hartnell. above, will kick off his 2016 Spring Carnival campaign in the Warwick Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer John O’Shea has selected the …

13 In Aurie’s Star Handicap Field

13 In Aurie’s Star Handicap Field

3 Aug, 2016

The 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap field has been released and 13 gallopers are set to contest the Group 3 event at Flemington on Saturday.

Escado is one of a number of talented gallopers that are set to return to the races in the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Smart …

New Lindsay Park partnership has 2 nominations for Aurie’s Star

New Lindsay Park partnership has 2 nominations for Aurie’s Star

1 Aug, 2016

The new Lindsay Park training partnership of David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig have nominated Dibayani and Tashbeeh for the Group 3 $150,000 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Tashbeeh, above, is one of 2 Lindsay Park trained horses nominated for the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

David …

Winx kicks off Cox Plate preparation in Randwick trial

Winx kicks off Cox Plate preparation in Randwick trial

29 Jul, 2016

Glamour mare Winx kicked off her 2016 Cox Plate preparation with an easy trail on the Kensington Track at Randwick today.

Winx, above, will target a second Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in the Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Winx was unextended by Hugh Bowman to finish fourth to Ramornie Handicap winner Volatility …