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2017 The Schweppervescence Handicap: Nominations & Race History

2017 The Schweppervescence Handicap overview including nominations and race background for the Group 3 feature at Rosehill on Saturday featuring the big stables like Godolphin, Hawkes, Hayes etc.

2017 The Schweppervescence Handicap: Nominations & Race History

There are 20 nominations for the 2017 The Schweppervescence Handicap (Group 3) at Rosehill on Saturday featuring juvenile runners from all the big stables

Reflectivity runs in The Schweppervescence
Reflectivity runs in The Schweppervescence Picture:Racing and Sports

It will be a clash of the Sydney versus Melbourne form for the two year olds in the 2017 The Schweppervescence Handicap (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.


Eshtiraak Horseform started a short favourite at Flemington but got too far back off the fence on the biased track two weeks ago.

2017 THE SCHWEPPERVESCENCE HANDICAP - NOMINATIONS
 

Horse

Trainer

1

ALBUMIN 

Gerald Ryan

2

ALL TOO HUIYING

Gary Moore

3

ASTORIA

John O'Shea

4

BIDWEE

Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes

5

EPHESIAN

Anthony & Edward Cummings

6

ESHTIRAAK

David & B Hayes & T Dabernig

7

FAEGER

Peter & Paul Snowden

8

FENG CHU

David & B Hayes & T Dabernig

9

GARRARD

Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young

10

LUCKY LOUIE

Anthony & Edward Cummings

11

MARSUPIAL

John O'Shea

12

MERCHANT NAVY

Ciaron Maher

13

MURAAHIB

David & B Hayes & T Dabernig

14

REFLECTIVITY

Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes

15

SHE’S ON QUE

Peter Robl

16

SMOOTH LANDING

John P Thompson

17

THE MISSION

Paul Perry

18

VILLA CARLOTTA

James Cummings

19

WHISPERED SECRET

James Cummings

20

ZEPPELIN

Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott

2017 THE SCHWEPPERVESCENCE HANDICAP - RACE HISTORY AND BACKGROUND

The TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap is a Group 3 race for two-year-olds conducted by the Australian Turf Club at Rosehill.

The TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap was first run in 1972 as an autumn carnival event and is named after former Australian Jockey Club chairman Tom Latham Baillieu.

The TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap is run over 1400 metres and was first held at Randwick from 1972 until 1998. The race was run at Warwick Farm from 1999 until 2007 with the exception of 2001 when it returned to Randwick (Kensington Track).

The TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap was again run at Randwick in 2008 and 2009 (again on the Kensington track) and has been a part of the Golden Slipper Festival at Rosehill since 2010 when it has been known as The Schweppervesence.

The TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap was a Listed race from 1986 until 2010 and has been a Group 3 event since 2011. It is run under quality conditions with a maximum topweight of 61kg.

The 2017 TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap will be run at Rosehill on Saturday March 25 for prizemoney of $150,000 and serves as a lead-up race for two-year-olds preparing for the G1 ATC Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) and G1 ATC Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick.

Winners of the TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap and Champagne Stakes double have been Select Prince (1989), Mentality (2006), Onemorenomore (2009) and Skilled (2010).

Other notable winners of the TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap include Fleet Endeavour, Zephyr Zing, La Caissiere, All Ashore, Shot Of Comfort, Danske, Vita, Winning Belle, Paratroopers, Flying Snitzel and Takedown.

The 2016 TL Baillieu (The Schweppervescence) Handicap was won by Attention from Prized Icon with Crafty Cop third. Prized Icon won the 2016 Champagne Stakes.Racing And Sports



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