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57 Fillies in Australian Oaks First Acceptances

57 Fillies in Australian Oaks First Acceptances

9 Mar, 2015

First acceptances closed for the 2015 Australian Oaks this afternoon (Tuesday) with 57 three-year-old fillies remaining in contention for the $1 million race on April 11, which is down from the original 120 that were nominated last month.

First Seal leads the Group 1 Australian Oaks first acceptances after two strong starts to the season. …

Merion On Trial for Sydney in Australian Guineas

Merion On Trial for Sydney in Australian Guineas

3 Mar, 2015

The Michael Moroney-trained Merion currently sits at number 20 in the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) order of entry, for which a total of 29 three-year-olds are nominated.

Merion (inside) will be on trial for a trip to Sydney during the Group 1 Australian Guineas. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The luckless gelding will …

Team Hawkes Weighing Up Mossfun Options

Team Hawkes Weighing Up Mossfun Options

3 Mar, 2015

Things didn’t go as well as anticipated for Mossfun in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) first-up on February 14 so her trainers are keeping their options open for the filly’s next start.

Team Hawkes are leaving options open for Mossfun’s second-up autumn start. Photo by Steve Hart.

After winning the Group 1 Golden …

198 Juveniles Nominated for Sires Produce Stakes

198 Juveniles Nominated for Sires Produce Stakes

9 Feb, 2015

Eight Group One races make up this year’s edition of The Championships, spread across two meetings at Royal Randwick Racecourse in April. Nominations for all eight races closed on Monday afternoon, which included the Group 1 Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) on Day 1.

Of The Brave is one of 198 two-year-olds nominated for the Sires …

I’m Imposing’s Odds Remain Firm in Summer Cup

I’m Imposing’s Odds Remain Firm in Summer Cup

24 Dec, 2014

Punters have plenty of racing action to keep them occupied on Friday, with Boxing Day meetings taking place across Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide.

I’m Imposing is the firm favourite to win the Summer Cup at Randwick on Friday. Photo by Steve Hart.

The most exciting race taking place is arguably the Group 3 Summer Cup …

Trackwork Will Determine Pelicano’s Summer Cup Start

Trackwork Will Determine Pelicano’s Summer Cup Start

23 Dec, 2014

Six-year-old gelding Pelicano didn’t have a lot of luck in the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) on December 13, which was his first start in 12 months, however he is set to get another chance this Friday in the Group 3 Summer Cup (2000m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse.

Pelicano will run in the Summer Cup …

BMW Australia joins up with Sydney Carnival

BMW Australia joins up with Sydney Carnival

9 Feb, 2012

BMW Australia have cemented their long term commitment to Sydney Racing with the announcement that the 2012 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival will be officially named ‘The BMW Sydney Carnival’.

Long term sponsors BMW Australia finalised a new sponsorship with the Carnival’s stakeholders, the Australian Turf Club, Racing NSW and Destination NSW which includes naming rights …