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Tycoon Tara’s Kingsford-Smith Cup chances unclear on tricky Eagle Farm track

Tycoon Tara’s Kingsford-Smith Cup chances unclear on tricky Eagle Farm track

26 May, 2017

Team Snowden is uncertain how their quality mare Tycoon Tara will handle the tricky Eagle Farm track in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) on Saturday.

Tycoon Tara, above, will be having her first start at Eagle Farm in the Kingsford -Smith Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Like many trainers Peter and Paul …

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Results: Secret Agenda Wins

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Results: Secret Agenda Wins

6 May, 2017

Secret Agenda put a gap on her rivals to record a maiden Group 1 victory in the 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville this afternoon.

Secret Agenda captured her first Group 1 victory with an excellent performance in the Robert Sangster Stakes. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Sheidel with Joao Moreira in the saddle was expected …

Missrock Primed for Robert Sangster Stakes

Missrock Primed for Robert Sangster Stakes

2 May, 2017

Trainer Robbie Laing believes that talented filly Missrock is an outstanding sprinter and is confident that she will lay a typically great account for herself when she takes her position in Saturday’s Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes field at Morphettville.

Missrock is set to take her place in Saturday’s Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes field …

Daysee Doom freshened up for Godolphin Crown

Daysee Doom freshened up for Godolphin Crown

26 Apr, 2017

Trainer Ron Quinton has freshened up his smart mare Daysee Doom as she drops back in distance for the Group 3 $175,000 Godolphin Crown (1300m) at Hawkesbury on Saturday.

Daysee Doom, above, has been freshened up for the Godolphin Crown at Hawkesbury. Photo by Steve Hart.

Quinton had originally planned to run Daysee Doom in …

Secret Agenda Too Good in Sapphire Stakes

Secret Agenda Too Good in Sapphire Stakes

8 Apr, 2017

Secret Agenda has mustered an impressive turn of foot to win the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon; the final race on Day 2 of The Championships.

A proven performer on soft going, Secret Agenda was rated only some chance of success this afternoon, but did her chances of returning to …

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The Championships Day 2 Results: Winx Wins Queen Elizabeth Stakes

8 Apr, 2017

The Championships Day 2 results will be updated throughout the afternoon at horseracing.com.au and we could not be more excited for what is set to be another outstanding day of racing.

The weather has eased somewhat in Sydney this weekend, but the Royal Randwick track will still be in the heavy race and it will …

Griante retired, will be mated with Redoute’s Choice

Griante retired, will be mated with Redoute’s Choice

20 May, 2016

Goodwood scratching Griante has run her last race and will be mated with Arrowfield Stud’s champion sire Redoute’s Choice in the Spring.

Group 1 winning mare Griante, above, black and gold colours, has been retired to stud. Photo by Steve Hart

Griante was the winner of the Group 1 $700,000 Banjo Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill …

Parnham replaces Oliver on Vezalay in Robert Sangster Stakes

Parnham replaces Oliver on Vezalay in Robert Sangster Stakes

6 May, 2016

Promising Perth jockey Chris Parnham will replace the suspended Damein Oliver on Vezalay in the Group 1 $400,000 UBET Classic (Registered as Robert Sangster Stakes) (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Chris Parnham, above, replaces the suspended Damien Oliver on Vezalay in the Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Oliver was booked to …

Two Blue Capable of Winning Godolphin Crown

Two Blue Capable of Winning Godolphin Crown

29 Apr, 2016

Two Blue faces a big task in overcoming a race-high 59kgs in Saturday’s Godolphin Crown (1300m), but trainer Kristen Buchanan is confident the mare will lay a typically good account for herself in the Group 3 race at Hawkesbury.

Two Blue will carry topweight in Saturday’s Godolphin Crown at Hawkesbury. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Two …

Two Blue Claims Upset Win in Sapphire Stakes

Two Blue Claims Upset Win in Sapphire Stakes

9 Apr, 2016

Two Blue has posted a big upset in the final race at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of The Championships; leading from start to finish to take out the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m).

Two Blue was rated virtually no chance of success in the 2016 Sapphire Stakes but gave her chances a huge boost …