Jet Propulsion to run a big race in Australian Guineas

David Eustace is of the opinion the Australian Guineas is an open race and could be won by a horse at double-figure odds. Eustace thinks that his stable could be the one to supply the long-shot winner in the shape of Jet Propulsion, who is a $26 chance with TAB fixed odds for the Group […]

Attards venture into uncharted territory in Skyline Stakes

Jason Attard and Lucy Keegan Attard are no strangers to taking on the big guns but the Hawkesbury trainers will be venturing into uncharted territory when debutant Sir Rastus lines up in the Skyline Stakes at Randwick. Adopting the same strategy applied to last year’s victor Mamaragan, the formidable husband and wife team are hoping […]

Patrick Payne has sights set on Alister Clark Stakes

Patrick Payne wasn’t perturbed with Cherry Tortoni’s wide barrier draw in the Australian Guineas as he believes that should suit his style of racing. Payne said barrier 17 would work for Cherry Tortoni in terms of his galloping style as it would give him plenty of room. Payne felt at Cherry Tortoni’s previous run in […]

Up and comer back in action in the Liverpool City Cup

Up-and-coming Godolphin four-year-old Criaderas will be in action at Randwick when he returns in the Liverpool City Cup. An unlucky third to Greysful Glamour in the Villiers Stakes over the summer, Criaderas has won four of his eight starts and is on a path towards the Doncaster Mile. “He is resuming after a couple of […]

Avilius set to return in the Chipping Norton Stakes

James Cummings is confident the race and track conditions set up for emerging star Colette to replicate her first-up performance in the Group One Chipping Norton Stakes. The mare snuck under the guard of punters when she cruised to victory as a $12 chance in the Apollo Stakes two weeks ago. She meets a similar […]

Four Moves Ahead and Mallory to clash in the Sweet Embrace Stakes

The Golden Slipper is less than a month away and the next two weeks of juvenile racing are shaping as critical form references for the world’s richest two-year-old race. Magic Millions winner Shaquero returns in the Skyline Stakes at Randwick on Saturday while two of Sydney’s most promising fillies, Four Moves Ahead and Mallory, clash […]

Matt Smith hoping Tricky Gal can deliver poignant win

No Warwick Farm-based trainer has won the Guy Walter Stakes since the race was named in honour of the late horseman and Matt Smith would dearly love to be the first. A gifted trainer, Walter had a procession line of top horses including champion Tie The Knot, Streama and Defier but his kindness and generosity […]

Tommy Berry ready to fire in Sydney G1’s

The autumn in Sydney is all about Group One racing and jockey Tommy Berry is hoping to play a major role. But he isn’t taking his eye of the premiership prize. Berry set a goal at the start of the season to improve his consistency and in doing so, make a concerted bid for the […]

Willie Pike shooting to win Australian Guineas 2021

Leading Perth trainer Sean Casey has had to venture to Melbourne to gain the services of his champion local jockey Willie Pike but he is thankful for the rare opportunity . Pike will ride Dom To Shoot for the Sean and Jake Casey stable in the Group One Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday. […]

Away Game ready to run in Surround Stakes

Away Game has been cleared to line up in the Group One Surround Stakes after recovering from an injury scare. The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained filly slipped while she was being unloaded from a float midweek, sustaining an abrasion to her hip. She was examined by Racing NSW vet Toby Koenig on Thursday and […]