News About: Percy Sykes Stakes

Prompt Response to miss the J J Atkins

Prompt Response to miss the J J Atkins

16 May, 2016

Gai Waterhouse’s smart filly Prompt Response is out of contention for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm on June 11.

Prompt Response ran second to Missrock, above,, in the Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Prompt Response was well in the betting at $7 for the J.J. …

Jaws Of Steel needs miracle to beat Yankee Rose in Champagne Stakes

Jaws Of Steel needs miracle to beat Yankee Rose in Champagne Stakes

13 Apr, 2016

Trainer Robbie Laing admits that he will need a miracle for his colt Jaws Of Steel to beat the odds on favourite Yankee Rose in the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jaws Of Steel is at long odds to win the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by …

Thousand Guineas the Target for Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Missrock

Thousand Guineas the Target for Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Missrock

9 Apr, 2016

Outsider Missrock has returned to racing in the best way possible at Royal Randwick this afternoon; completely a perfectly-timed run to win the Group 3 Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) on Day 2 of The Championships.

Missrock wins the Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick.Photo by Steve Hart.

Missrock had not been seen at the races since …

Waterhouse has four fillies in 2015 Furious Stakes nominations

Waterhouse has four fillies in 2015 Furious Stakes nominations

1 Sep, 2015

Gai Waterhouse could have four runners in the Group 2 $175,000 Furious Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday with English, Speak Fondly, Kimberley Star and Sempre Libera among the fifteen nominations.

Speak Fondly, above, is one of four fillies Gai Waterhouse has nominated for the Furious Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Talented filly …

Lake Geneva gets all clear for Silver Shadow Stakes

Lake Geneva gets all clear for Silver Shadow Stakes

7 Aug, 2015

Smart filly Lake Geneva has been given the all clear to tackle the Group 2 $175,000 Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on August 22 after breaking her maiden status at Hawkesbury on Thursday.

Lake Geneva, navy blue, was beaten in a blanket finish when third to Ottoman, white cap, and Calaverite, royal blue, in …

Lake Geneva odds on for Hawkesbury Maiden

Lake Geneva odds on for Hawkesbury Maiden

6 Aug, 2015

Golden Slipper placegetter Lake Geneva will kick off her Spring Carnival campaign as the odds on favourite in a low-key maiden at Hawkesbury today.

Lake Geneva, navy blue, was third to Ottoman, white cap, and Calaverite, all blue, in the Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Team Hawkes have elected to give …

Golden Rose An Option For Lake Geneva

Golden Rose An Option For Lake Geneva

14 Jul, 2015

Lake Geneva is yet to record a race win, but that has not stopped Team Hawkes eyeing the 2015 Golden Rose Stakes with the talented filly.

Lake Geneva (outside) was desperately unlucky not to record a race win during her autumn campaign. Photo by: Steve Hart

Lake Geneva made her racing debut with a luckless …

Ottoman Caps Godolphin Quinella in Percy Sykes Stakes

Ottoman Caps Godolphin Quinella in Percy Sykes Stakes

11 Apr, 2015

Godolphin have posted an impressive quinella in the Group 3 Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon as Ottoman hit the line a bob of the head ahead of Calaverite.

Ottoman poked through on the rails to win the Percy Sykes Stakes in a photo finish. Photo: Steve Hart

umping from the gates …

Berry new rider for Lake Geneva in Percy Sykes Stakes

Berry new rider for Lake Geneva in Percy Sykes Stakes

10 Apr, 2015

In-form jockey Tommy Berry will team up the Hawkes Racing Stable again after receiving a late call up to ride Lake Geneva in the Group 3 $500,000 Girvan Waugh Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Tommy Berry will be the new rider for Lake Geneva in the Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick. Photo …

Stay With Me to secure Golden Slipper start in Reisling Stakes

Stay With Me to secure Golden Slipper start in Reisling Stakes

4 Mar, 2015

Impeccably bred filly Stay With Me can secure a place in the Golden Slipper field with a win in the Group 2 $300,000 Guinness Reisling Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Leading jockey Hugh Bowman will ride Stay With Me in the Resiling Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Stay With Me is by …