News About: Royal Randwick

2017 Australian Derby First Acceptances Released

2017 Australian Derby First Acceptances Released

8 Mar, 2017

Fifty-two three-year-olds remain in the hunt for one of the Autumn Carnival’s most sought-after prizes following the release of 2017 Australian Derby first acceptances.

Prized Icon has been confirmed in 2017 Australian Derby first acceptances. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Prized Icon, Sacred Elixir and Inference led home a smart field in the Group 1 Victoria …

Three-Year-Olds Headline TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

Three-Year-Olds Headline TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

7 Mar, 2017

The Autumn Carnival’s headline sprint is set to feature a particularly talented field this year following the release of forty-eight 2017 TJ Smith Stakes first acceptances this afternoon.

Flying Artie has been included in 2017 TJ Smith Stakes first acceptances. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A battle of the three-year-olds appears likely after all of Flying …

81 Included in 2017 Doncaster Mile First Acceptances

81 Included in 2017 Doncaster Mile First Acceptances

7 Mar, 2017

81 horses remain in contention for the biggest prize on Day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick, following the release of 2017 Doncaster Mile first acceptances this afternoon.

Three-time Group 1 winner Le Romain has been included in 2017 Doncaster Mile first acceptances. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Equine superstar and reigning champion Winx has …

Frolic Defeats Golden Slipper Favourite in Reisling Stakes

Frolic Defeats Golden Slipper Favourite in Reisling Stakes

4 Mar, 2017

Frolic has mustered a career-best performance to date to beat resounding Golden Slipper favourite She Will Reign in the Group 2 Reisling Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

A smart ride by Tommy Berry saw Frolic beat She Will Reign in the Reisling Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

She Will Reign jumped as a clear …

Golden Slipper Stablemates to Clash in Todman Stakes

Golden Slipper Stablemates to Clash in Todman Stakes

28 Feb, 2017

Trainer Gerald Ryan has revealed that classy stable mates Menari and Chauffeur are likely to meet for the first time in Saturday’s Group 2 Todman Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick.

Gerald Ryan is set to saddle Menari and Chauffeur in Saturday’s Todman Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Daniel Costello

Both Menari and Chauffeur have contested only …

2017 Golden Slipper Favourite Capable of Starting Well

2017 Golden Slipper Favourite Capable of Starting Well

28 Feb, 2017

Gary Portelli does not buy into the theory that star filly She Will Reign is a poor starter and is confident that she will take plenty of beating in Saturday’s Group 2 Reisling Stakes (1200m) at Randwick, as a final point of call ahead of the 2017 Golden Slipper.

She Will Reign will contest her …

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 …