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2017 Doncaster Mile: Late Nomination for Chautauqua

2017 Doncaster Mile: Late Nomination for Chautauqua

17 Feb, 2017

Multiple Group 1 champion Chautauqua has been included as a late nomination for the 2017 Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships.

Team Hawkes have lodged a late 2017 Doncaster Mile nomination for Chautauqua. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua has saluted five times at the highest level of racing in …

Omei Sword Scratched from Eskimo Prince Stakes Field

Omei Sword Scratched from Eskimo Prince Stakes Field

3 Feb, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller has revealed that talented three-year-old Omei Sword will be scratched from the 2017 Eskimo Prince Stakes field after suffering a minor muscle ailment.

Omei Sword has been scratched from the Eskimo Prince Stakes field. Photo: Steve Hart

Omei Sword more than announced herself to the Australian racing community in 2016 and is …

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 …

Oxford Poet Primed for Carrington Stakes

Oxford Poet Primed for Carrington Stakes

19 Jan, 2017

Trainer Kim Waugh is thrilled with the condition of consistent gelding Oxford Poet ahead of his second-up assignment in Saturday’s Listed Carrington Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick.

Oxford Poet will contest Saturday’s Carrington Stakes at Randwick second-up. Photo: Steve Hart

Oxford Poet has become widely known in the Australian racing community for his ability to …

Hauraki to be Set for 2017 Doncaster Mile

Hauraki to be Set for 2017 Doncaster Mile

18 Jan, 2017

Group 1 winner Hauraki is reportedly in fine shape ahead of a 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign that will be geared towards the Doncaster Mile (1600m) on Day 1 of The Championships.

Hauraki will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile during The Championships. Photo: Steve Hart

Hauraki has been a strong …

Weatherly Primed for Razor Sharp Handicap

Weatherly Primed for Razor Sharp Handicap

16 Dec, 2016

Trainer Paul Messara is confident that Weatherly’s class means that he will prove extremely difficult to beat when he returns to racing in the Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday afternoon.

Weatherly will make his competitive return in Saturday’s Razor Sharp Handicap at Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Weatherly has only …

Eighteen Confirmed in Villiers Stakes Field

Eighteen Confirmed in Villiers Stakes Field

14 Dec, 2016

A talented field of eighteen milers has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of several horses seeking ballot-free entry into the 2017 Doncaster Mile.

Fabrizio has been confirmed in the 2016 Villiers Stakes final field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have …

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

14 Dec, 2016

Trainer Peter Robl is confident that Centre Pivot is in the right form to lay a good account for himself when he lines up for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Centre Pivot will line up for Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Daniel Costello

Centre Pivot has …

Sirbible Primed for Razor Sharp Handicap

Sirbible Primed for Razor Sharp Handicap

13 Dec, 2016

Trainer Russell Bell is confident that stable star Sirbible will relish the conditions of the Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) and will prove extremely tough to beat at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Sirbible will return to black type company in Saturday’s Listed Razor Sharp Handicap at Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A well-travelled veteran of …

Dee to Ride Hazzabeel in Villiers Stakes

Dee to Ride Hazzabeel in Villiers Stakes

13 Dec, 2016

Up-and-coming hoop Michael Dee has been confirmed to retain the ride on Hazzabeel, when the talented gelding takes his position in the 2016 Villiers Stakes field at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Michael Dee will ride Hazzabeel in Saturday’s Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A former Perth galloper, Hazzabeel has found excellent form …