News About: Villiers Stakes

Sarrasin being set for The BMW

Sarrasin being set for The BMW

18 Jan, 2017

French import Sarrasin will be aimed towards the Sydney Autumn Carnival with the Group 1 $1.5m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on March 25 as his main mission.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy, above, rode Sarrasin into third place in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The lightly raced Sarrasin has had …

Malice expected to reverse form in Gosford Gold Cup

Malice expected to reverse form in Gosford Gold Cup

12 Jan, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea is willing to forget Malice’s last start unplaced run and expects major improvement when the gelding runs in the Listed $150,000 Gosford Quarries Gosford Gold Cup (2100m) at Gosford on Friday.

Malice, above, is expected to run well in the Gosford Gold Cup at Gosford. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malice was back …

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

Oliver takes mount on Sense Of Occasion in Gosford Gold Cup

10 Jan, 2017

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver has been lured to Gosford on Friday to ride Sense Of Occasion in the Listed $150,000 Gosford Gold Cup (2100m).

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Sense Of Occasion in the Gosford Gold Cup at Gosford. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver will be replacing Ben Melham who rode Sense …

Hazzabeel remains solid in Villiers Stakes betting

Hazzabeel remains solid in Villiers Stakes betting

16 Dec, 2016

The Ciaron Maher trained Hazzabeel has remained solid in the betting for the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Apprentice Michael Dee, above, rides Hazzabeel in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Hazzabeel is the second pick in the market order at Ladbrokes.com.au at $8.50 behind the …

Kenjorwood out of Villiers Stakes

Kenjorwood out of Villiers Stakes

16 Dec, 2016

The field for the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday has been reduced to sixteen runners with the early scratching of Kenjorwood.

Kenjorwood, above, has been scratched from the Villiers Stakes at Randwick and will run in the Chanteclair Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Darren Weir …

Man Of His Word chases easier option in Brisbane Handicap

Man Of His Word chases easier option in Brisbane Handicap

15 Dec, 2016

Last start Eagle Farm winner Man Of His Word will chase the easier option and stay in Queensland to run in the Listed $100,000 Tailored Furniture Solutions Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Man Of His Word, above, will start in the Brisbane Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Gold Coast trainer Bruce …

Wide barrier forces Loyalty Man out of Villiers Stakes

Wide barrier forces Loyalty Man out of Villiers Stakes

15 Dec, 2016

The extreme outside barrier has forced trainer Mike Moroney to scratch Loyalty Man from the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Loyalty Man, above. has been scratcehd from the Villiers Stakes at Randwick and will run in the Chanteclair Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Loyalty Man drew …

Eighteen Confirmed in Villiers Stakes Field

Eighteen Confirmed in Villiers Stakes Field

14 Dec, 2016

A talented field of eighteen milers has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of several horses seeking ballot-free entry into the 2017 Doncaster Mile.

Fabrizio has been confirmed in the 2016 Villiers Stakes final field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott have …

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

Centre Pivot Ready for Villiers Stakes

14 Dec, 2016

Trainer Peter Robl is confident that Centre Pivot is in the right form to lay a good account for himself when he lines up for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Centre Pivot will line up for Saturday’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Daniel Costello

Centre Pivot has …

Sarrasin to make Australian debut in Villiers Stakes

Sarrasin to make Australian debut in Villiers Stakes

13 Dec, 2016

Co-trainer Lee Freedman is expecting a forward performance from French import Sarrasin when he makes his Australian debut in the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Co-trainer Lee Freedman, above on left, is keen to start Sarrasin in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Sarrasin is also …