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2017 TJ Smith Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

28 Mar, 2017

Fourteen sprinters have been confirmed in the TJ Smith Stakes final field and will chase the biggest sprint crown of the 2017 Autumn Carnival at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Chautauqua has been confirmed in the 2017 TJ Smith Stakes field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Team Hawkes did not reveal which race on Day 1 of …

Rock Magic Backs Up in TJ Smith Stakes Field

Rock Magic Backs Up in TJ Smith Stakes Field

27 Mar, 2017

Ascot horseman Chris Gangemi has confirmed plans to accept for Rock Magic into Saturday’s TJ Smith Stakes field at Royal Randwick after the galloper’s fourth on Friday night in the William Reid Stakes.

Black Caviar in 2013 was the last TJ Smith Stakes winner to back-up from a William Reid Stakes run at Moonee Valley. …

Rock Magic Ready to Perform in William Reid Stakes

Rock Magic Ready to Perform in William Reid Stakes

21 Mar, 2017

Perth trainer Chris Gangemi is confident that talented sprinter Rock Magic has the ability to cause a big upset in Friday night’s Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Rock Magic finished third behind Takedown (pictured) in his last start; the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes. Photo: Daniel Costello

Rock Magic has been …

Three-Year-Olds Headline TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

Three-Year-Olds Headline TJ Smith Stakes First Acceptances

7 Mar, 2017

The Autumn Carnival’s headline sprint is set to feature a particularly talented field this year following the release of forty-eight 2017 TJ Smith Stakes first acceptances this afternoon.

Flying Artie has been included in 2017 TJ Smith Stakes first acceptances. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A battle of the three-year-olds appears likely after all of Flying …

2017 Doncaster Mile: Late Nomination for Chautauqua

2017 Doncaster Mile: Late Nomination for Chautauqua

17 Feb, 2017

Multiple Group 1 champion Chautauqua has been included as a late nomination for the 2017 Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships.

Team Hawkes have lodged a late 2017 Doncaster Mile nomination for Chautauqua. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua has saluted five times at the highest level of racing in …

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

Chautauqua to Return in Rubiton Stakes

1 Feb, 2017

Owner Rupert Legh has revealed that champion sprinter Chautauqua is likely to return to racing in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse on February 11th.

Chautauqua will return to racing in the 2017 Rubiton Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua failed to make anything of an impression through two starts …

Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

18 Jan, 2017

Managing Director of Godolphin Australia Henry Plumptre has revealed that the major autumn sprint races are likely to figure as the major campaign targets for three-year-old Astern this time in.

Boom colt Astern is likely to contest the major Group 1 sprints in autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Astern has shown plenty of ability since …

Canterbury Stakes a Target for Music Magnate

Canterbury Stakes a Target for Music Magnate

9 Jan, 2017

Bjorn Baker has revealed that star sprinter Music Magnate will be targeted towards the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Royal Randwick when he returns to racing in the upcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival.

Music Magnate will be set for the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes upon resuming this time. Photo: Daniel Costello

Music Magnate made only …

Group 1 Autumn Sprints Await Vinery Stud’s New Star

Group 1 Autumn Sprints Await Vinery Stud’s New Star

23 Dec, 2016

The Team Hawkes-trained young sprint champion in the making Star Turn will step out in new colours during the autumn after Vinery Stud purchased the Group 1 bound three-year-old.

Progressive young sprinter Star Turn will target the Group 1 autumn sprint races for new connections Vinery Stud. Photo: Steve Hart.

A beautifully bred son of …

TJ Smith Stakes an Option for Winning Rupert in 2017

TJ Smith Stakes an Option for Winning Rupert in 2017

19 Dec, 2016

Trainer Bjorn Baker has revealed that Sydney’s major sprint races are likely to figure as long-range targets for Winning Rupert, after the classy three-year-old built on his unbeaten record in the Listed Gold Edition Plate (1200m) over the weekend.

Winning Rupert will make his next appearance in the Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate on December …