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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 …

Griante Confirmed for Sapphire Stakes Start

Griante Confirmed for Sapphire Stakes Start

4 Apr, 2016

Trainer David Brideoake has been understandably thrilled with the form and class displayed by Griante this time, and has revealed his stable star will return to Sydney to contest Saturday’s Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick.

Griante will line up for the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes on Day 2 of The Championships at …

Griante aiming for Group 1 success in the Spring

Griante aiming for Group 1 success in the Spring

11 Aug, 2015

Prospective mum Griante’s broodmare value will skyrocket if she can win the Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington on November 7.

Griante is set to kick off her Spring Carnival in the Regal Roller Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Griante will kick off her Spring Carnival campaign at Caulfield on Saturday …

Rich Enuff Scores Impressive Barrier Trial Win

Rich Enuff Scores Impressive Barrier Trial Win

10 Aug, 2015

Rich Enuff made his first public appearance since an injury enforced lay-off to record an impressive win in a barrier trial at Cranbourne this morning.

Rich Enuff is on track to return to the races during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Rich Enuff contested the second barrier trial of …