News About: Royal Randwick Racecourse

Team Hawkes Weighing Up Mossfun Options

Team Hawkes Weighing Up Mossfun Options

3 Mar, 2015

Things didn’t go as well as anticipated for Mossfun in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) first-up on February 14 so her trainers are keeping their options open for the filly’s next start.

Team Hawkes are leaving options open for Mossfun’s second-up autumn start. Photo by Steve Hart.

After winning the Group 1 Golden …

Manawanui Banned from Racing after Second Bleeding Attack

Manawanui Banned from Racing after Second Bleeding Attack

3 Mar, 2015

Six-year-old gelding Manawanui received a lifetime ban from racing in Australia after suffering a bleeding attack during a Rosehill barrier trial this morning (Tuesday).

Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes winner Manawanui has been banned from racing following his second bleeding attack. Photo by Steve Hart.

It was the second bleed during competition for the Group …

198 Juveniles Nominated for Sires Produce Stakes

198 Juveniles Nominated for Sires Produce Stakes

9 Feb, 2015

Eight Group One races make up this year’s edition of The Championships, spread across two meetings at Royal Randwick Racecourse in April. Nominations for all eight races closed on Monday afternoon, which included the Group 1 Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) on Day 1.

Of The Brave is one of 198 two-year-olds nominated for the Sires …

CF Orr Stakes Hopeful Sonntag Impresses in Exhibition Gallop

CF Orr Stakes Hopeful Sonntag Impresses in Exhibition Gallop

29 Jan, 2015

Henry Dwyer’s Sonntag kicked off his autumn preparation with an exhibition gallop at Ballarat on Wednesday, impressing hoop Chad Schofield in the process.

A solid gallop has Sonntag in good form for the CF Orr Stakes on February 14. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old gelding could resume as soon as the Group 1 CF …

I’m Imposing’s Odds Remain Firm in Summer Cup

I’m Imposing’s Odds Remain Firm in Summer Cup

24 Dec, 2014

Punters have plenty of racing action to keep them occupied on Friday, with Boxing Day meetings taking place across Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide.

I’m Imposing is the firm favourite to win the Summer Cup at Randwick on Friday. Photo by Steve Hart.

The most exciting race taking place is arguably the Group 3 Summer Cup …

Trackwork Will Determine Pelicano’s Summer Cup Start

Trackwork Will Determine Pelicano’s Summer Cup Start

23 Dec, 2014

Six-year-old gelding Pelicano didn’t have a lot of luck in the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) on December 13, which was his first start in 12 months, however he is set to get another chance this Friday in the Group 3 Summer Cup (2000m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse.

Pelicano will run in the Summer Cup …

Ottoman Golden Slipper Favourite after Debut Win

Ottoman Golden Slipper Favourite after Debut Win

22 Dec, 2014

Two-year-old Godolphin filly Ottoman was always well-tipped to win the TAB Place Multi Plate (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday, the filly’s debut run, after a successful barrier trial at Warwick Farm on December 9 that she won by over one length.

James McDonald (pictured here on Pornichet) rode Ottoman to her debut win …

Honorius Chases Spring Champion Stakes Success

Honorius Chases Spring Champion Stakes Success

7 Sep, 2012

Trainer David Payne is confident that Honorius will take a successful step towards his bigger spring targets when he runs at Warwick Farm Racecourse this weekend.

Honorius will run in the Listed Ming Dynasty Quality Handicap, where he will make his spring debut.

The Holy Roman Emperor colt won his final two tarts of the …

Tiger Tees Ends Sydney Carnival With Hall Mark Stakes Victory

Tiger Tees Ends Sydney Carnival With Hall Mark Stakes Victory

28 Apr, 2012

An gutsy run has seen Tiger Tees win the Listed Hall Mark Stakes in the last race at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Tiger Tees just held off Pinwheel, who made a final lunge on the line, to claim the win by a nose.

Tiger Tees (center) claims the last at Royal Randwick - photo (c) …

More Joyous Enjoys Unbeaten Autumn With Queen Elizabeth Stakes Win

More Joyous Enjoys Unbeaten Autumn With Queen Elizabeth Stakes Win

28 Apr, 2012

More Joyous has proven to the world that she is a true champion by winning the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick today.

The five-year-old mare kept her unbeaten autumn record intact with the stunning race win, which saw her lead from beginning to end.

More Joyous remains unbeaten this Autumn after winning …