News About: Randwick Racecourse
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.
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).
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).
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 …
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.
The Gai Waterhouse-trained three-year-old will have to overcome history, including breaking a weight-carrying …
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.
The five-year-old mare was also nominated for the Group …
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 …
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