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Allergic Escapes The Metropolitan Weight Penalty

Allergic Escapes The Metropolitan Weight Penalty

26 Sep, 2016

The John O’Shea-trained Colin Stephen Quality winner from last Saturday Allergic has escaped a weight penalty for his quick back-up into The Metropolitan this weekend at Royal Randwick.

Colin Stephen Quality winner Allergic gets into the 2016 The Metropolitan field on Saturday with just 50.5kg. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Street Cry five-year-old won the ballot …

Foxplay & Omei Sword Nominated for Flight Stakes

Foxplay & Omei Sword Nominated for Flight Stakes

26 Sep, 2016

Despite heading the futures Thousand Guineas betting markets for Saturday week in Melbourne the Chris Waller-trained Foxplay and Omei Sword are the headline nominations taken by Racing NSW for the Flight Stakes at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Chris Waller’s flying filly Foxplay chases the Furious Stakes – Tea Rose Stakes – Flight Stakes 2016 treble …

Hauraki Early Favourite in Epsom Handicap Betting

Hauraki Early Favourite in Epsom Handicap Betting

26 Sep, 2016

The John O’Shea-trained George Main Stakes runner-up Hauraki heads the futures betting markets for the Epsom Handicap to run at Royal Randwick Racecourse this weekend.

Recent Tramway Stakes winner Hauraki is early favourite to win the 2016 Epsom Handicap at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

A triple shot of elite level …

Astern Back for Roman Consul Stakes

Astern Back for Roman Consul Stakes

26 Sep, 2016

Godolphin’s Golden Rose winning colt Astern returns to racing this weekend in the Roman Consul Stakes at Randwick before a trip south to target more Group 1 glory this spring.

Astern chases the Golden Rose – Roman Consul Stakes double achieved last year by Exosphere for Godolphin. Photo: Steve Hart.

A winner of five of …

Farm Trial for George Main Bound Winx

Farm Trial for George Main Bound Winx

7 Sep, 2016

Glamour mare Winx will trial at Warwick Farm on Friday morning ahead of her delayed second-up run in Sydney’s George Main Stakes Saturday week at Royal Randwick.

Winx will trial at Warwick Farm on Friday ahead of her 2016 George Main Stakes run Saturday week. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Australia’s best racehorse will line up in …

Winx Won’t Run in Wet Warwick Stakes

Winx Won’t Run in Wet Warwick Stakes

9 Aug, 2016

A Saturday week race return for Chris Waller’s champion mare Winx could be delayed if the wet tracks in Sydney remain for Warwick Stakes Day.

Only a bog Randwick track will stop Winx returning for the spring in Saturday week’s Warwick Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last weekend’s Royal Randwick meeting was run on a Heavy …

Rebel Dane “Good As Ever” for Missile Stakes

Rebel Dane “Good As Ever” for Missile Stakes

3 Aug, 2016

Trainer Gary Portelli has declared his veteran sprinter Rebel Dane is “as good as ever” as he prepares to put experience to the test over youth taking on Capitalist in Saturday’s Missile Stakes.

20-time Group 1 performer Rebel Dane is looking to add to a stellar first-up record in Saturday’s Missile Stakes at Randwick Racecourse. …

Spring Champion Stakes Aim for High Mist

Spring Champion Stakes Aim for High Mist

1 Jul, 2016

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller has described one of his weekend runners High Mist as a nice type for an upcoming campaign targeting the Spring Champion Stakes.

Chris Waller has big plans for his smart two-year-olds lining up in the first at Rosehill Racecourse this weekend in Sydney. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Waller has a stranglehold …

Retirement Looming for Happy Trails

Retirement Looming for Happy Trails

12 Apr, 2016

Happy Trails could be the latest horse added to the list of retiring stars post Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ races with the Adelaide champion likely having run his last race over the weekend.

Three-time Group 1 winner Happy Trails may be retired from racing following his Queen Elizabeth Stakes run last Saturday. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Morphettville-based …

Jameka Headlines 2016 Australian Oaks Nominations

Jameka Headlines 2016 Australian Oaks Nominations

8 Feb, 2016

Ciaron Maher’s Crown Oaks winning filly Jameka headlines the early nominations taken by Racing NSW this week for the Australian Oaks on Day 2 of Sydney’s The Championships.

Crown Oaks winner Jameka is the headline 2016 ATC Australian Oaks nomination for Sydney’s The Championships this April. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A total of 119 three-year-old …