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Winx to face an improving track for Apollo Stakes

Winx to face an improving track for Apollo Stakes

10 Feb, 2017

Super mare Winx will be facing an improving Randwick track when she chases her fourteenth consecutive win in the Group 2 $250,000 The Star Apollo Stakes (1400m) on Saturday.

Winx, above, will kick off her 2017 Sydney Autumn Carnival in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Randwick was hit with a deluge …

The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

The Everest To Replace Melbourne Cup As Australia’s Richest Race

1 Feb, 2017

Racing New South Wales have announced the introduction of a new race known as The Everest that will be held at Royal Randwick during the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival.

Star sprinter Chautauqua is a likely contender for The Everest. Photo: Steve Hart

The Everest will be worth $10 million in prizemoney and the majority of …

George Main Stakes Favourite Winx In Minor Mishap

George Main Stakes Favourite Winx In Minor Mishap

17 Sep, 2016

Winx is currently available at 2016 George Main Stakes odds of $1.10, but the dominant favourite will be inspected on course at Royal Randwick this morning following a minor issue this morning.

Winx has the opportunity to record another Group 1 victory in the George Main Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve …

2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day Meeting Postponed

2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day Meeting Postponed

2 May, 2015

The 2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day Meeting has been postponed due to concerns about the state of the track.

UPDATE: The Group 3 Darley Crown and the Group 3 Hawkesbury Guineas have been added to the Rosehill meeting on Saturday 9th May 2015, while the Hawkesbury Cup has been transferred to an Open Handicap 1600 …

Jockeys To Ride Overweight In 2015 Sydney Cup

Jockeys To Ride Overweight In 2015 Sydney Cup

8 Apr, 2015

Racing New South Wales stewards announced this afternoon that they have granted permission for Brenton Avdulla, Tim Clark and Jim Cassidy to all ride half a kilogram overweight in the 2015 Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Akzar will now carry 52 and a half kilos when he contests the 2015 Sydney Cup at …

Arabian Gold Set To Take Place In Doncaster Mile Field

Arabian Gold Set To Take Place In Doncaster Mile Field

1 Apr, 2015

Trainer David Vandyke is confident that Arabian Gold will be cleared to take her place in the 2015 Doncaster Mile field after she worked strongly on the course proper at Warwick Farm this morning.

Arabian Gold is sure to relish the wet Royal Randwick track if she is passed fit to contest the Doncaster Mile …

Tiger Tees Unlikely To Contest The Galaxy

Tiger Tees Unlikely To Contest The Galaxy

19 Mar, 2015

Tiger Tees was included in the 2015 The Galaxy field that was released yesterday, but trainer Joe Pride has revealed that the veteran sprinter is unlikely to take his place in the Group 1 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Tiger Tees is unlikely to be given the chance to defend his title in The …

Junoob Stripped Of The Metropolitan

Junoob Stripped Of The Metropolitan

12 Dec, 2014

Junoob has been stripped of his win in the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) and leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller was fined $30,000 after the imported stayer was found with a prohibited substance in his system after the race.

Junoob has been stripped of his victory in the 2014 The Metropolitan due to a positive …

Red Cadeaux Impresses In Final Piece Of Trackwork Before Hong Kong Vase

Red Cadeaux Impresses In Final Piece Of Trackwork Before Hong Kong Vase

11 Dec, 2014

Travelling foreman Robin Trevor Jones is confident that Red Cadeaux is going into the 2014 Hong Kong Vase in good form after he worked strongly during trackwork at Sha Tin yesterday.

Red Cadeaux will carry plenty of Australian support when he contests the 2014 Hong Kong Vase at Sha Tin this weekend. Photo by: Race …

Early Start For Kensington Track Renovation

Early Start For Kensington Track Renovation

25 Nov, 2014

Australian Turf Club Executive General Manager Of Racing Matt Rudolph has confirmed that renovations to the Kensington track surface have been brought forward after the meetings scheduled to take place on the much-maligned track on November 28 and December 6 were transferred.

Blake Shinn was one of a number of jockeys that were critical of …