News About: Villiers Stakes

Rageese will improve with Festival Stakes run

Rageese will improve with Festival Stakes run

30 Nov, 2016

Trainer Darren Weir is expecting the widely travelled Rageese to take great improvement from his run in the Group 3 $150,000 The Steel Builders Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rageese, above, has drawn barrier 12 in the Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Weir sent Rageese to Perth to run in …

Hazzabeel included in Festival Stakes nominations

Hazzabeel included in Festival Stakes nominations

29 Nov, 2016

A cancelled trip to Perth has seen Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher nominate Kilmore Cup winner Hezzabeel for the Group 3 $150,000 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rageese,above, has been nominated for the Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Maher had planned to take Hazzabeel back to his home State to …

Weights to determine Cylinder Beach’s Villiers Stakes Fate

Weights to determine Cylinder Beach’s Villiers Stakes Fate

28 Nov, 2016

Eagle Farm trainer Desleigh Forster will wait until the weights are released for the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17 before confirming a start for Cylinder Beach.

Cylinder Beach, above, could head to Sydney for the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Forster collected her second Stakes success …

Rageese to head to Sydney for The Villiers

Rageese to head to Sydney for The Villiers

25 Nov, 2016

The Darren Weir trained Ragesse will now head to Sydney for the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17 following an aborted trip to Perth.

Rageese, above, will head to Sydney to run in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Rageese had to return to Weir’s Warrnambool stables …

Fabrizio on Doncaster Mile mission in Villiers Stakes

Fabrizio on Doncaster Mile mission in Villiers Stakes

21 Nov, 2016

In-form Fabrizio will be looking for a free entry for the Doncaster Mile when he contested the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17.

Fabrizio, above, will be prepared for the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The winner of Villiers gains an automatic entry into the field …

Ninth Legion chasing a hat trick in Winter Stakes

Ninth Legion chasing a hat trick in Winter Stakes

13 Jul, 2016

Six year old Ninth Legion will be chasing a hat trick of wins when he lines in the Listed $150,000 Winter Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Ninth Legion, above winning the Civic Stakes, is chasing a hat trick of wins in the Winter Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ninth Legion was able …

Ninth Legion gives Browne back to back wins in Eye Liner Stakes

Ninth Legion gives Browne back to back wins in Eye Liner Stakes

20 Jun, 2016

Rejuvenated six year old Ninth Legion gave Sunshine Coast jockey Damian Browne back to back wins in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich last Saturday.

Ninth Legion, above winning the 2013 Villiers Stakes at Randwick, was back in the winner’s stall in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo …

Saluter draws handy at barrier 4 in Eye Liner Stakes

Saluter draws handy at barrier 4 in Eye Liner Stakes

15 Jun, 2016

On pace runner Saluter has drawn handily at barrier four in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Saluter has drawn barrier four in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Robert Heathcote trained sprinter was back in the winner’s circle last start with …

Casual Choice draws wide barrier again in Ascot Handicap

Casual Choice draws wide barrier again in Ascot Handicap

21 Apr, 2016

In-form sprinter Casual Choice’s bad luck at the barrier draw continued when he came up with another wide gate in the Listed $100,000 ICA Sunshine Coast Ascot Handicap (1200m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Casual Choice, above, has drawn another wide barrier in the Ascot Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Tinto Thriving Ahead Of Guy Walter Stakes

Tinto Thriving Ahead Of Guy Walter Stakes

24 Feb, 2016

Tinto has been included in the 2016 Guy Walter Stakes field and trainer Rex Lipp is delighted with the condition of his star galloper ahead of the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick this weekend.

Tinto will return to Sydney racing in the 2016 Guy Walter Stakes at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo by: Daniel …