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Criterion At His Peak For 2014 Australian Derby

Criterion At His Peak For 2014 Australian Derby

11 Apr, 2014

The 2014 Australian Derby has always been the major target for Criterion this preparation and trainer David Payne believes that the talented stayer is at his peak for the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick this weekend.

Criterion is currently a clear favourite for the 2014 Australian Derby that will be run at Royal Randwick …

All Eyes On How Canterbury Handles Rain

All Eyes On How Canterbury Handles Rain

25 Nov, 2011

How Canterbury Racecourse copes with the consistent deluge of rain over the next 24 hours is likely to be a major focus for key stakeholders in the synthetic track debate.

Canterbury is widely considered to be the best wet track circuit in the state and the facility best equipped with handling large amounts of water.…

Randwick Given All Clear For Epsom Handicap Meet

Randwick Given All Clear For Epsom Handicap Meet

28 Sep, 2011

Randwick racecourse has been given the all clear to host Epsom Handicap Day this Saturday after correcting recent structural concerns.

Both Chelmsford Stakes Day and George Main Stakes Day were transferred to Rosehill Gardens after the ageing QEII stand was found to be structurally unsound.

Engineers have now signed off on the repairs that were …

Kensington Racecourse Approved For Wednesday Racing

Kensington Racecourse Approved For Wednesday Racing

25 Jul, 2011

Wednesday’s scheduled race meeting at Randwick has been given the all clear to go ahead at Kensington Racecourse, in spite of the continuing rain.

An inspection of the course was completed today by the Australian Turf Club’s General Manager of Racecourses, Lindsay Murphy, and Randwick Racecourse Manager, Nevesh Ramdhani, who were happy with its condition.…

Jockey’s Question Safety Of Soggy Randwick

Jockey’s Question Safety Of Soggy Randwick

20 Jun, 2011

Given the amount of meetings across New South Wales that have been abandoned or postponed in in the last few weeks it’s understandable that Racing NSW is desperate to see all future meetings go ahead.

They have a duty though to ensure that it’s not at the expense of safety, something that has been questioned …

Sydney Tracks Cop A Torrential Battering

Sydney Tracks Cop A Torrential Battering

31 May, 2011

New South Wales has copped an absolute pounding over the last two days and there’s barely a track in the state that’s managed to escape the heavy drenching.

Sydney took a direct hit and the wet weather has been relentless ensuring that the long run of slow and heavy tracks will continue into the foreseeable …

Rosehill Dead At Best For 2011 Golden Slipper

Rosehill Dead At Best For 2011 Golden Slipper

31 Mar, 2011

Overnight rain has crippled the improvement of the Rosehill Gardens surface making a planned Good rating virtually impossible for the 2011 Golden Slipper.

The track had been downgraded after the grass absorbed 4mm of rain in a relatively short period.

Lindsay Murphy said the track is now a dead 5 after Rosehill avoided the main …

Savage Sydney Storm Skips Rosehill Gardens

Savage Sydney Storm Skips Rosehill Gardens

30 Mar, 2011

After we reported earlier in the day that the Rosehill Gardens track was improving rapidly ahead of Golden Slipper Day, hearts must have sunk for some connections as Sydney copped a bucket load of rain which wasn’t forecast.

The Bureau of Meteorology forecast Wednesday as a sunny day with minimal chance of rain but come …