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G1 winners highlight 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes nominations

G1 winners highlight 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes nominations

27 Apr, 2017

Group 1 winners English, Sheidel and I Am A Star highlight the nominations for the Group 1 $1m Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville on May 6.

English, above, is among the nominations for the 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Steve Hart.

Also a huge coup for the South Australian Jockey Club …

Victory Stakes or Hawkesbury Guineas for Good Standing

Victory Stakes or Hawkesbury Guineas for Good Standing

27 Apr, 2017

Trainer James Cummings will decide today if dual acceptor Good Standing heads to Brisbane for the Victory Stakes on Saturday or stays in New South Wales to run in the Hawkesbury Guineas.

Good Standing, above, is a dual acceptor for the Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm and the Hawkesbury Guineas at Hawkesbury. Photo by Ultimate …

Fell Swoop to be kept fresh for Doomben 10000

Fell Swoop to be kept fresh for Doomben 10000

26 Apr, 2017

Canberra sprinter Fell Swoop will be kept fresh in an attempt to claim his first Group 1 victory when he contests the Group 1 $700,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1200m) at Doomben on May 13.

Fell Swoop, above, will head towards the Doomben 10000 without another run. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Trainer Matthew Dale …

Redkirk Warrior not suited by wet track for All Aged Stakes

Redkirk Warrior not suited by wet track for All Aged Stakes

13 Apr, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes’ wish for a drying track for Redkirk Warrior looks to be in vain with no significant improvement expected for the heavy rated Randwick track for the All Aged Stakes Race Day on Saturday.

Redkirk Warrior, above, won’t be suited by the wet track for the All Aged Stakes at Randwick. …

Blinkers on freshened up Divine Prophet in All Aged Stakes

Blinkers on freshened up Divine Prophet in All Aged Stakes

12 Apr, 2017

A freshened up Divine Prophet will wear blinkers for the first time when he takes on the older horses at weight for age in the Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Divine Prophet, above, will wear blinkers for the first time in the All Aged Stakes at Randwick. Photo …

English has to pass vet check before defending All Aged Stakes title

English has to pass vet check before defending All Aged Stakes title

11 Apr, 2017

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained English will have to pass a vet check before being given the all clear to defend her title in the Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

English, above, has to pass a vet’s check before being cleared to run in the All …

High Quality nominations for 2017 All Aged Stakes

High Quality nominations for 2017 All Aged Stakes

10 Apr, 2017

A high quality group of sprinters make up the list of nominations for the Group 1 $600,000 Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart, above, is among the nominations for the 2017 All Aged Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Half of the eighteen …

Almanzora to live up to hype in Percy Sykes Stakes

Almanzora to live up to hype in Percy Sykes Stakes

6 Apr, 2017

Well bred Lonhro filly Almanzora gets her chance to live up to the hype surrounding her when she steps out in the Group 2 $600,000 IG Share Trading Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Jockey Corey Brown, above, winning on Spectroscope, will wear the royal blue colours …

Defcon to resume in Arrowfield 3yo Sprint

Defcon to resume in Arrowfield 3yo Sprint

6 Apr, 2017

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is hoping that Randwick track manager Nevesh Ramdhani is right with his prediction that the track will come back to into the soft range which will help the chances of Defcon when he resumes in the Group 2 $600,000 Arrowfield 3yo Sprint (1200m) on Saturday.

Defcon, above in green colours, is resuming …

Waterhouse Chases Eighth Doncaster Mile Win with Ecuador

Waterhouse Chases Eighth Doncaster Mile Win with Ecuador

27 Mar, 2017

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse chases an incredible eighth Doncaster Mile win this weekend saddling-up veteran seven-year-old Ecuador in the handicap classic.

Seven-year-old Ecuador is Gai Waterhouse’s sole chance of securing an eighth Doncaster Mile trophy this weekend at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $3 million Group 1 The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) …