News About: Randwick Racecourse

Waller Dominates Small Summer Cup Field

Waller Dominates Small Summer Cup Field

23 Dec, 2015

The Australian Turf Club (ATC) may have extended entries for the feature race at Royal Randwick on Boxing Day, but still only seven gallopers make up the Summer Cup field for Saturday including two Chris Waller-trained hopefuls.

Junoob will carry top weight in the 2015 Summer Cup at Royal Randwick on Boxing Day for Chris …

Red Excitement a Winning Chance in Villiers Stakes

Red Excitement a Winning Chance in Villiers Stakes

8 Dec, 2015

Gerald Ryan is pleased with the benefit Red Excitement has taken from his run in the Festival Stakes a fortnight ago and is confident the six-year-old is a legitimate winning chance in Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.

Gerald Ryan is pleased with Red Excitement ahead of the Villiers Stakes at Randwick …

Cosmic Endeavour Heads Queen Of The Turf Stakes First Acceptances

Cosmic Endeavour Heads Queen Of The Turf Stakes First Acceptances

9 Mar, 2015

The 104 fillies and mares that were nominated for the Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) on February 9 has been cut to 60 after first acceptances were taken this afternoon (Monday).

Group 1 Canterbury Stakes winner Cosmic Endeavour headlines the 2015 Queen Of The Turf Stakes first acceptances. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Waller Imposing Force in Villiers Stakes Nominations

Waller Imposing Force in Villiers Stakes Nominations

8 Dec, 2014

Fresh off his incredible 10th Group 1 win for the 2014-15 racing season, Sydney’s Chris Waller will again be well represented in the weekend’s feature race with a trio of nominees for the $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m).

Festival Stakes winner I’m Imposing is one of three 2014 Villiers Stakes entries for Chris …

Another Distance Test for Derby Flop Celtic Prince

Another Distance Test for Derby Flop Celtic Prince

19 Jun, 2013

Expat Kiwi trainer Bjorn Baker still believes Celtic Prince is a stayer in the making and will give the youngster another chance to prove their potential for the longer distance features this weekend following their disappointing effort in the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) last time out.

The three-year-old O’Reilly gelding had been showing Baker …

Pierro Must Break History to Win Doncaster

Pierro Must Break History to Win Doncaster

16 Apr, 2013

He may be the $2.25 favourite and a superstar colt but Saturday’s Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) isn’t simply a “run and win” scenario for Pierro.

Pierro will have to break a weight-carrying record to win the Doncaster. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The Gai Waterhouse-trained three-year-old will have to overcome history, including breaking a weight-carrying …

Randwick Heavy Ahead of Black Caviar’s TJ Smith

Randwick Heavy Ahead of Black Caviar’s TJ Smith

9 Apr, 2013

Australian Turf Club officials are hoping the forecast from the Bureau Of Meteorology stays true ahead of Black Caviar’s attempt for win number 25 in the TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

ATC officials are hopeful the Randwick track will be dry enough for Black Caviar on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Improved Crafty Irna Ready for Second Metropolitan Test

Improved Crafty Irna Ready for Second Metropolitan Test

3 Oct, 2012

Ron Quinton is confident a “physically better” Crafty Irna can produce an improved showing in her second attempt at the Group 1 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Crafty Irna is "physically better" for their second attempt at the Group 1 Metropolitan. Photo by: Steve Hart

The five-year-old mare was also nominated for the Group …

Emotional Circus Chasing Stakes Win in Shorts

Emotional Circus Chasing Stakes Win in Shorts

20 Sep, 2012

A slick tempo in Saturday’s Group 2 Shorts (1200m) at Randwick will give Emotional Circus her best chance yet of claiming a first ever stakes victory.

The lightly-raced mare produced a strong finish despite unfavourable conditions when fourth to More Joyous in last weekend’s Sheraco Stakes and trainer Jason Coyle is confident she can build …

More Waterhouse Stars to Step out Next Week

More Waterhouse Stars to Step out Next Week

24 Aug, 2012

The racing world will get a spring preview of a number of Gai Waterhouse-trained stars on Tuesday when a large contingent from the stable trial at Randwick.

More Joyous is one of 23 Gai Waterhouse-trained horses that will trial at Royal Randwick on Tursday morning. Photo by: Steve Hart

Waterhouse, an advocate for the use …