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Last Hurrah for Grand Marshal in The BMW

Last Hurrah for Grand Marshal in The BMW

24 Mar, 2017

The Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on Saturday could be the last hurrah for the 2015 Sydney Cup winner Grand Marshal if he fails to turn around his recent poor form.

The BMW at Rosehill could be the last hurrah for Grand Marshal, above, if he doesn’t turn around his poor recent …

Jumps campaign on hold for Mornington Cup fancy Annus Mirabilis

Jumps campaign on hold for Mornington Cup fancy Annus Mirabilis

24 Mar, 2017

A jumps campaign has been put on hold for Stuart Webb’s stayer Annus Mirabilis who will line up in the Listed $300,000 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup (2400m) at Mornington on Saturday.

Annus Mirabilis, above, will head to the Sydney Cup after running in the Mornington Cup at Mornington. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Webb purchased Annus Mirabilis …

Sydney Cup fancy Big Duke wins N E Manion Cup on protest

Sydney Cup fancy Big Duke wins N E Manion Cup on protest

18 Mar, 2017

Top Sydney Cup fancy Big Duke became champion trainer Darren Weir’s first winner in Sydney today when he was able to win the Group 3 $150,000 Irresistible Pools & Spas N E Manion Cup (2400m) on protest on a very heavy track at Rosehill today.

Big Duke, above with blue colours and checked cap, was …

Antonio Giuseppe will strip fitter in Ranvet Stakes

Antonio Giuseppe will strip fitter in Ranvet Stakes

17 Mar, 2017

Chris Waller’s promising stayer Antonio Giuseppe will strip a much fitter race horse when he steps out in the Group 1 $700,000 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Antonio Giuseppe, above, will be fitter when he runs in the Ranvet Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waller’s claims Antonio Giuseppe’s fitness, or lack …

Annus Mirabilis wins 2017 Adelaide Cup, off to the Sydney Cup

Annus Mirabilis wins 2017 Adelaide Cup, off to the Sydney Cup

13 Mar, 2017

Trainer Stuart Webb will now set his sights on the Sydney Cup with Annus Mirabilis after the six year old proved to be the superior stayer in taking out the 2017 Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville today.

Jockey Regan Bayliss followed up his win on Redkirk Warrier in the Newmarket Handicap, above, …

Tavago Too Good in Sky High Stakes

Tavago Too Good in Sky High Stakes

11 Mar, 2017

Australian Derby winner Tavago has returned to winning form with a dominant performance for success in the Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this afternoon.

Tavago stormed home to win the Group 3 Sky High Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Tavago failed to come up in the spring and was sent to …

43 left in 2017 Sydney Cup at 1st acceptance time

43 left in 2017 Sydney Cup at 1st acceptance time

7 Mar, 2017

Forty-three stayers are left in the 2017 Group 1 $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick on April 8 at first acceptance time.

Our Ivanhowe, above is among the 43 first acceptors for the 2017 Sydney Cup at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sydney Cup top weight Our Ivanhowe and the lightly weighted Tom Melbourne …

Winx’s stablemates no match for her in Apollo Stakes

Winx’s stablemates no match for her in Apollo Stakes

10 Feb, 2017

Winx’s four stablemates will be no match for her when they all line up in the Group 2 $250,000 The Star 2017 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Winx, above, will take on four stablemates in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

While Winx dominates the Apollo Stakes betting at $1.14 …

Strong International Presence in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

Strong International Presence in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

6 Feb, 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Sydney Cup are now out ahead of the two mile classic running at Royal Randwick on Saturday April 2 during The Championships featuring a strong line-up of international entries.

Irish raider Wicklow Brave is among the key internationally-nominated horses for this autumn’s Sydney Cup 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

On Monday …

Sydney Cup the Target for Signoff

Sydney Cup the Target for Signoff

18 Jan, 2017

Patrick Ryan is hopeful that veteran stayer Signoff will find his best form through a 2017 Autumn Carnival preparation which will be geared towards the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on Day 1 of The Championships.

Signoff will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Sydney Cup this season. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Signoff …