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2017 Sydney Cup Rescheduled

2017 Sydney Cup Rescheduled
April 11th, 2017

ATC Chief Executive Darren Pearce has confirmed that the 2017 Sydney Cup (3200m) will be re-run on April 22nd at Royal Randwick, after it was abandoned mid-race on Day 2 of The Championships last weekend. Fourteen stayers lined up at Randwick for the initial running of the Sydney Cup, however…

Big Duke Ready for 2017 Sydney Cup

Big Duke Ready for 2017 Sydney Cup
April 6th, 2017

Manager of owning syndicate Australian Bloodstock, Jamie Lovett is excited by Big Duke’s prospects of success in Saturday’s 2017 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Royal Randwick. Big Duke has found excellent conditions leading into Saturday’s feature and will be seeking a fourth-consecutive race win in the Sydney Cup after…

2017 Sydney Cup First-Up for Godolphin Raiders

2017 Sydney Cup First-Up for Godolphin Raiders
March 14th, 2017

Travelling foreman James Ferguson is confident that talented stable mates Polarisation and Penglai Pavilion will find no issue performing to a high standard when they line up in the 2017 Sydney Cup field first-up during The Championships. Polarisation and Penglai Pavilion have both been strong and largely consistent performers for…

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Exospheric

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Exospheric
December 13th, 2016

Lee Freedman has revealed that talented stayer Exospheric has returned to work, ahead of a 2017 Autumn Carnival preparation that could be geared towards a race like the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) during The Championships. Exospheric began his racing career under the guidance of Sir Michael Stoute in Britain…

Bowman to Ride Almoonqith in 2016 Sydney Cup

Bowman to Ride Almoonqith in 2016 Sydney Cup
April 5th, 2016

Hugh Bowman has been booked to ride Almoonqith in Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Royal Randwick after regular rider Michael Walker was ruled out of the meet with concussion. Almoonqith has posted a number of commendable results for David Hayes and Tom Dabernig since arriving in…

Libran Given 2kg Penalty for 2016 Sydney Cup

Libran Given 2kg Penalty for 2016 Sydney Cup
March 22nd, 2016

Talented import Libran has received a 2kg penalty for the 2016 Sydney Cup on Day 2 of The Championships following another impressive win in Saturday’s Group 3 NE Manion Cup (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens. Libran was purchased and transferred to the care of Chris Waller with the view towards contesting…

2016 Sydney Cup the Target for Our Ivanhowe

2016 Sydney Cup the Target for Our Ivanhowe
January 13th, 2016

Trainer Lee Freedman was thrilled with the results posted and form displayed by Our Ivanhowe through the recent Spring Carnival, and is confident the general conditions in Sydney through the 2016 Autumn Carnival will make for an even more convincing preparation of performances. Our Ivanhowe was a standout performer in…

2015 Sydney Cup Late Mail

2015 Sydney Cup Late Mail
April 11th, 2015

Eleven runners remain in contention for this afternoon’s Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint only a few hours from jump. Leading contender Red Cadeaux was removed from the Sydney Cup field earlier this weekend when confirmed to instead contest the…

Two Miles No Issue for Big Memory in 2015 Sydney Cup

Two Miles No Issue for Big Memory in 2015 Sydney Cup
April 10th, 2015

Talented stayer Big Memory has returned to typically competitive form this season but will step up to two miles for the first time in Saturday’s Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Royal Randwick. Posting four wins and a further ten minor place finishes through his 23 career starts so far,…

Don Doremo Capable of 2015 Sydney Cup Success

Don Doremo Capable of 2015 Sydney Cup Success
April 9th, 2015

Having saddled sprinter Lord Of The Sky to an agonizingly-close second in the Group 1 T.J. Smith Stakes last weekend, trainer Robbie Laing is offered a great chance of going one better at the highest level on Saturday when Don Doremo takes to the stalls for the Group 1 Sydney…