News About: The Championships

Lankan Rupee can climb back to the top in The Everest

Lankan Rupee can climb back to the top in The Everest

18 Apr, 2017

One time the world’s best sprinter Lankan Rupee can climb his way back to the top of the rankings with trainer Mick Price eyeing off a start in the $10m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 14.

Lankan Rupee, above, could be a surprise runner in The Everest at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.…

Cox Plate number 3 is Winx’s next major goal

Cox Plate number 3 is Winx’s next major goal

10 Apr, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller has put an overseas campaign for Winx on the back burner and will concentrate on winning a third Group 1 $3m Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival with the super mare.

Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner Winx, above, will be set for a third Ladbrokes Cox …

Invader headlines 2017 Champagne Stakes nominations

Invader headlines 2017 Champagne Stakes nominations

10 Apr, 2017

The Team Snowden trained Invader headlines the fifteen nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Inglis Sires’ winner Invader, above, headlines the nominations for the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Invader will be chasing back to back Sydney Autumn Carnival Group 1 wins …

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 …

Generalissimo is the South Pacific Classic Winner

Generalissimo is the South Pacific Classic Winner

8 Apr, 2017

Generalissimo has produced an impressive turn of foot in the final straight at Royal Randwick to win the Listed South Pacific Classic (1400m) this afternoon.

Generalissimo beat Rosa Carolina on the line in the South Pacific Classic this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Generalissimo jumped from the gates well, but was settled off the early pace …

Happy Clapper Firming in Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting

Happy Clapper Firming in Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting

8 Apr, 2017

This afternoon’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes has all but been conceded to fall the way of equine superstar Winx, however Doncaster Mile runner-up Happy Clapper has received plenty of attention from punters in the hours leading up to jump at Royal Randwick.

Happy Clapper has firmed in 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes betting markets. Photo: Steve Hart…

Bonneval favoured to win 2017 Australian Oaks

Bonneval favoured to win 2017 Australian Oaks

7 Apr, 2017

Tough Kiwi filly Bonneval is favoured to win her second Oaks crown when she takes on twelve other fillies in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Kiwi filly Bonneval in the Australian Oaks at Randwick. Photo by …

Randwick track upgrade likely for Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Randwick track upgrade likely for Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

7 Apr, 2017

Randwick track manager Nevesk Ramdhani is predicting a track upgrade into the soft range before Winx steps out for the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on Saturday.

A soft Randwick track is predicted before Winx, above, runs in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Randwick track is currently …

Waller’s last word on his 3 Sydney Cup runners

Waller’s last word on his 3 Sydney Cup runners

7 Apr, 2017

Premiership trainer Chris Waller has positive thoughts for his three runners, Who Shot Thebarman, Libran and Kinema, in the Group 1 $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Who Shot Thebarman, above, is one of three runners trainer Chris Waller will saddle up in the Sydney Cup …

Exospheric earned chance to take on Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Exospheric earned chance to take on Winx in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

7 Apr, 2017

Five times Melbourne Cup winning trainer Lee Freedman said that Exospheric has earned his chance to take on super star mare Winx in Saturday’s Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’.

English import Exospheric has earned the chance to take on Winx, above, in the Queen …