News About: Percy Sykes Stakes

Spring G1 sprints on the agenda for Missrock

Spring G1 sprints on the agenda for Missrock

27 Jun, 2017

Rising four year mare Missrock will be targeting the Group 1 sprints during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival which will include the Manikato Stakes and the Darley Classic.

Missrock, above, will kick off her 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival in the Schillaci Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Missrock showed that she was up to …

Thousand Guineas The Long-Term Goal For Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals

Thousand Guineas The Long-Term Goal For Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals

8 Apr, 2017

Co-trainer Lee Freedman revealed that the 2017 Thousand Guineas could be the long-term goal for Shoals following her impressive victory in the 2017 Percy Sykes Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Shoals and Formality fought out the finish in the 2017 Percy Sykes Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

There was plenty of action in the …

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins Queen Elizabeth Stakes

8 Apr, 2017

The Championships Day 2 results will be updated throughout the afternoon at horseracing.com.au and we could not be more excited for what is set to be another outstanding day of racing.

The weather has eased somewhat in Sydney this weekend, but the Royal Randwick track will still be in the heavy race and it will …

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 …

One More Honey Claims Upset Sweet Embrace Stakes Win

One More Honey Claims Upset Sweet Embrace Stakes Win

25 Feb, 2017

One More Honey stormed home late to record an upset victory in the 2017 Sweet Embrace Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

One More Honey finished over the top of a tiring Arctic Angel to win the Sweet Embrace Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Arctic Angel took up the running in the early stages of …

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 …