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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 …

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

23 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has revealed that talented stayer Excess Knowledge will be set for a campaign through the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival, which could culminate in an appearance in a race like the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m).

Excess Knowledge may be set for the 2017 Sydney Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Excess Knowledge has …

Cox Plate Next for Spring Champion Stakes Winner Yankee Rose

Cox Plate Next for Spring Champion Stakes Winner Yankee Rose

8 Oct, 2016

Yankee Rose has returned to winning form off the back of a blistering turn of foot for success in the featured Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Yankee Rose was too good for her rivals in the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes at Randwick this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

The …

Hong Kong Sprint the Dream for Premiere Stakes Winner Takedown

Hong Kong Sprint the Dream for Premiere Stakes Winner Takedown

1 Oct, 2016

Takedown has continued his scintillating run of form through the 2016 Spring Carnival at Randwick this afternoon; bobbing his head at the right time to beat Our Boy Malachi and Danish Twist on the line in the Group 2 Premiere Stakes (1200m).

Takedown claimed a second-consecutive Group 2 win in this afternoon’s Premiere Stakes at …