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One of the big attractions during carnival time, when the feature races are conducted mainly in Melbourne and Sydney, is placing a Pre-Post bet.

Using the technology at our disposal, Racing And Sports will display all the early nominations for the major races within one clearly defined webpage. They have been collated for you on our Feature Race Runners list where we track their entries as the days get closer to the big event. As well as notifying punters of the noms, we also provide for you a direct link to every horse via our extensive and expanding form database.

As a reference, below you'll find the details of the most recent renewal of the specific Group One race where markets are available.

Plus, there is the associated Betfair price for the specific feature race. We hope you enjoy this addition to your betting strategies during carnival time from all of us here at Racing And Sports.

TODAY'S FEATURE RACE RUNNERS

Racing And Sports offers punters important FREE on-line racing information every day.


One of the big attractions during carnival time, when the feature races are conducted mainly in Melbourne and Sydney, is placing a Pre-Post bet.


Using the technology at our disposal, Racing And Sports will display all the early nominations for the major races within one clearly defined webpage. They have been collated for you on our Feature Race Runners list where we track their entries as the days get closer to the big event. As well as notifying punters of the noms, we also provide for you a direct link to every horse via our extensive and expanding form database.


As a reference, below you’ll find the details of the most recent renewal of the specific Group One race, the video of that race and the last decade of winners.


Plus, there is the associated Betfair price for the specific feature race. We hope you enjoy this addition to your betting strategies during carnival time from all of us here at Racing And Sports.


Please Note: Some races that do not have finalised nominations with have a notifier of the time that this is to occur.



AUSTRALIAN GUINEAS 2017


2016 Australian Guineas

G1 1600m FLEMINGTON
Saturday 4 March


Only created as a feature race in 1986, there have been some top clashes over the mile. Few were better than Reset maintaining his unbeaten record over star colt Starcraft, who'd subsequently go on to win the AJC Derby.

Fillies had a poor record in it until recently when they won three of the last ten runnings, albeit not too many actually run in the race.

The Guineas last year was a type of redemption. There was controversy from the protest in the CS Hayes Stakes and it happened again to Palentino.

The Derby winner Tarzino was moved off his line and the protest must have been close but the right decision was made for another G1 win to Weir.

2016 Australian Guineas Race Details:
PALENTINO (Mark Zahra/Darren Weir)
Barrier 15 - 56.5kg - $10
2nd Tarzino (C Newitt)/3rd Risque (D Lane)


HorseCourseDateRace
GUNN ISLANDNASEYMOUR21/02/2017R6. Mitchelton Wines (Bm64)
NIKITASNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R6. Bernadette Keegan & Assoc.(C2)
NOBLE TRUTHNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R5. Redbank North Richmond Mdn
AEROPLANENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R5. Mitavite Challenge Heat 3-Bm64
CEYLONNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R8. Le Pine Funerals (Bm70)
NOBLE TRUTHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
POTENT FORCENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
POTENT FORCENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R7. Tab.Com.Au (Bm67)
REACH FOR HEAVENNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R7. Tab.Com.Au (Bm67)
RED IS THE ROSENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R1. Elaren Security Services Mdn
ROCK AND SWINGNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
SEBRING DREAMNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R8. Le Pine Funerals (Bm70)
SERACENANASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
WINE BUSHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
TUMULTUOUSNAWYONG23/02/2017R8. Milwaukee (Bm70)

AUSTRALIAN CUP 2017


2016 Australian Cup

G1 2000m FLEMINGTON
Saturday 11 March


The main WFA contest during the Victorian Autumn is run over the championship distance.

With it being conducted at Flemington, every horse gets its chance and the race is usually run at a cracking tempo. Melbourne Cup winners have had an excellent record in the race because of that fact.

Again Flemington saw a protest but this one was upheld in a race this time very slowly and tactically. Bowman showed initiative to win.

Awesome Rock fought on and was able to get the bob in but had drifted ten horses up the straight looking for better going. There was no doubt what had happened but was it enough to overturn?

The fact the margin was so small and the ground Preferment made up late was a major reason it was upheld.

2016 Australian Cup Race Details:
PREFERMENT (Hugh Bowman/Chris Waller)
Barrier 9 - 59.0kg - $7
2nd Awesome Rock (S Baster)/3rd Rising Romance (C Williams)


HorseCourseDateRace
No Runners entered today - please check back tomorrow.

NEWMARKET HCP 2017


2016 Newmarket Hcp

G1 1200m FLEMINGTON
Saturday 11 March


Regarded by most as the best sprint handicap in the world, it is the third leg of the Autumn G1 Sprint series in Melbourne.

Won by some legends of Australian sprinting in recent years including Black Caviar, Hay List, Miss Andretti and Takeover Target, it is a true test up the entire Flemington straight.

Most expected it to be Chautauqua or the three year old challengers in 2016 but it was a real straight tracker in The Quarterback that flashed late.

It gave Robbie Griffiths his first major and one of the best judges around Deane Lester his maiden G1 as an owner.

2016 Newmarket Hcp Race Details:
THE QUARTERBACK (Craig Newitt/Robbie Griffiths)
Barrier 7 - 52.0kg - $21
2nd Black Heart Bart (D Lane)/3rd Chautauqua (D Dunn)


HorseCourseDateRace
WALL STREET WOLFNASEYMOUR21/02/2017R5. United Insurance Group (Bm70)
NO DOUBTNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R6. Robrick Lodge (Bm79)

Click Show All Runners - NEWMARKET HCP 2017


GOLDEN SLIPPER 2017


2016 Golden Slipper

G1 1200m ROSEHILL
Saturday 18 March


The richest race for two year olds anywhere in the world, the Golden Slipper is the highlight of the Rosehill section of the Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Traditionally run at a hectic pace, there can be trouble but on many occasions the best horse has won anyway and we've seen some elite thoroughbreds take the prize recently with Pierro being the obvious example.

Fillies had had a great record of domination about a decade ago but the male contenders have won 6 of the last 9 runnings - and importantly for the breeding world, the majority of them were colts.

After some had dropped off following defeat in the Todman, Capitalist lost his grip on the race in the markets. Breeders Plate and also Magic Millions wins made him that.

With the Victorians now having the attention, Shinn could play a patient game. Extreme Choice missed the start and that was the end of him.

Settling midfield on the fence, he surged through a tight gap and despite a late flash via an amazing run from Yankee Rose first up, the colt held the margin.

2016 Golden Slipper Race Details:
CAPITALIST (Blake Shinn/Peter & Paul Snowden)
Barrier 2 - 56.5kg - $8
2nd Yankee Rose (Z Purton)/3rd Flying Artie (D Oliver)


HorseCourseDateRace
ALICE ISLANDNASEYMOUR21/02/2017R1. Mangalore Park Mdn Plate
DIDN'T MENTION ITNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
GOTTA RUNNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
IBANEZNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
SASSO CORBARONAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
STAR SENSATIONNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
WOOSHKANAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
ZA ZI BANAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
BROOK MAGICNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
CALCULATEDNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
COLUMBIANASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
COPPERGATENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
DIDN'T MENTION ITNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
ELLENROHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
ESHTIRAAKNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
FENG CHUNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
FOXY QUEENNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
FRENCH TUNENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
GOTTA RUNNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
GRASSLANDSNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
IBANEZNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
LIMBO SOULNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
MEMENTONAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
REDCORENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
SCHUBERTNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
SOLAR PATCHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
SONGLIKENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
STELLA VICTORIANAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
TORVILLNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
ZA ZI BANAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
THE MANNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
THE MISSIONNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
CAO CAONACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
CATCHYNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
FORMALITYNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
JUKEBOXNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
ROOMOOZNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
SPOILSNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
TAKING AIMNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
TULIPNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
WAIT FOR NO ONENACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
WILL'S BIDNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes

DONCASTER MILE 2017


2016 Doncaster Mile

G1 1600m RANDWICK
Saturday 1 April


Probably the highlight of most Autumns, the Doncaster brings together the best horses in a handicap race over the famous Randwick mile.

Now worth a massive $3m, it doesn't matter what barrier you draw as you just need momentum at the right time once you top the rise.

Two of the champs of the turf were dual winners of this race in the last 25 years as Sunline competed in three Doncasters for two wins and a second while the greatest miler of them all Super Impose started his string of four straight Randwick miles victories with the 1990 renewal.

Chris Waller had been making this race his own. He had the first four over the line in 2014 and since 2007 has taken six editions. The most recent was with a champion.

Winx had won eight in a row leading in but there were things against her including the track. She wasn't fast out and was way back but Bowman sliced through. Her greatness shone like a beacon.

2016 Doncaster Mile Race Details:
WINX (Hugh Bowman/Chris Waller)
Barrier 11 - 56.5kg - $1.80 fav
2nd Happy Clapper (B Avdulla)/3rd Azkadellia (G Boss)


HorseCourseDateRace
NIKITASNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R6. Bernadette Keegan & Assoc.(C2)
CHANDANANAROSEHILL22/02/2017R8. Schweppes (Bm72)
NO DOUBTNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R6. Robrick Lodge (Bm79)
PICK ME UPNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R6. Robrick Lodge (Bm79)
REACH FOR HEAVENNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R7. Tab.Com.Au (Bm67)
ROYAL NAVYNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
THAT RINGS A BELLNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)

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TJ SMITH STAKES 2017


2016 TJ Smith Stakes

G1 1200m RANDWICK
Saturday 1 April


While the TJ Smith Stakes only has a relatively short lifespan, it is now the pre-eminent sprint race in the country, being at WFA.

Increased to $2.5m as part of The Championships restructure, it has been the benchmark for most performances under a mile in Australia in recent years.

While it was hard to go past the end of an era as Black Caviar won her 25th and final race start in 2013, it was her win over Hay List in 2011 that must go down as one of the great races.

For a fleeting second many thought the invincible tag was gone. But the mare lifted and surged away for perhaps her mightiest win.

Chautauqua made it back to back wins last year with another flying finish, ‘booming' over the top of his rivals.

2016 TJ Smith Stakes Race Details:
CHAUTAUQUA (Tommy Berry/Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes)
Barrier 11 - 58.5kg - $3.50
2nd Fell Swoop (Z Purton)/3rd English (B Shinn)


HorseCourseDateRace
No Runners entered today - please check back tomorrow.

ATC AUSTRALIAN DERBY 2017


2016 ATC Australian Derby

G1 2400m RANDWICK
Saturday 1 April


The premier Derby in Australia was upped to $2m as part of the first day of The Championships in the Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Often more of a pointer to races like the Caulfield Cup than WFA contests to come, much of the form comes from the Rosehill Guineas - and yet before 2013, the previous dual winner was Sky Heights in 1999. Strangely it happened again in 2014.

While there have been some top recent winners, the 1996 edition will take some beating as it was the clash between Octagonal, Saintly, Filante and Nothin' Leica Dane - some sadly recently departed.

The kiwis were back to the fore in 2015 and again a year later as Tavago improved off his NZ Derby run to hold off all the locals and win easily.

2016 ATC Australian Derby Race Details:
TAVAGO (Tommy Berry/Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young)
Barrier 1 - 56.5kg - $31
2nd Jameka (D Oliver)/3rd Tally (J McDonald)


HorseCourseDateRace
A TOUCH OF LUCKNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R8. Rotary Club Of Kurrajong (C1)
BLUE SEALNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R8. Rotary Club Of Kurrajong (C1)
GIVEN EVIDENCENASEYMOUR21/02/2017R7. Classicbet Hcp (C1)
HESSDALENNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R8. Rotary Club Of Kurrajong (C1)
INTROITNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R7. Harbord Beach Hotel 3yo Mdn
NIKITASNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R6. Bernadette Keegan & Assoc.(C2)
NOBLE TRUTHNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R5. Redbank North Richmond Mdn
POWER LAWNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R8. Rotary Club Of Kurrajong (C1)
RAISE AN ARMYNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R5. Redbank North Richmond Mdn
SHOCK ALERTNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R5. Redbank North Richmond Mdn
SONGS OF EARTHNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R7. Harbord Beach Hotel 3yo Mdn
TURKONICNAMORUYA21/02/2017R4. Steampacket Hotel Mdn Hcp
AEROPLANENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R5. Mitavite Challenge Heat 3-Bm64
CEYLONNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R8. Le Pine Funerals (Bm70)
HESSDALENNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R7. Tab.Com.Au (Bm67)
IMPAVIDONAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
INTUERINAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
KRUSTYNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
NOBLE TRUTHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
POTENT FORCENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
POTENT FORCENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R7. Tab.Com.Au (Bm67)
READY FOR SUCCESSNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
RISING REDNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R4. Oti (Bm70)
ROCK AND SWINGNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
ROYAL NAVYNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
SO SPIRITEDNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
TEMPERS FLARENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
THAT RINGS A BELLNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
WINE BUSHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
ADATTONAWYONG23/02/2017R5. Stramit Building Products (C2)
RETALIATIONNAWYONG23/02/2017R5. Stramit Building Products (C2)
SO SPIRITEDNAWYONG23/02/2017R5. Stramit Building Products (C2)
TUMULTUOUSNAWYONG23/02/2017R8. Milwaukee (Bm70)

ATC SIRES PRODUCE STAKES 2017


2016 Sires Produce Stakes

G1 1400m RANDWICK
Saturday 1 April


The second leg of the Two Year Old Triple Crown, the Sires is, for most, their first attempt at the 1400m.

Golden Slipper winners generally back up and since 1990 seven times they've done the double. However in recent seasons less have tried off the Slipper despite there being a two week break.

In 2016 it had been an unconventional prep for Yankee Rose but it posed few issues for her and gave David Vandyke his maiden G1.

The filly sat wide but that was OK on the day and she was last off the bridle. She swept by what turned out to be a weak field.

2016 ATC Sires Produce Stakes Race Details:
YANKEE ROSE (Zac Purton/David Vandyke)
Barrier 8 - 54.5kg - $3.75 fav
2nd Telperion (J McDonald)/3rd Faraway Town (M Smith)


HorseCourseDateRace
DIDN'T MENTION ITNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
LEAGUE OF NATIONSNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
PASEO DEL RIONASEYMOUR21/02/2017R1. Mangalore Park Mdn Plate
SASSO CORBARONAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
SHOALSNASEYMOUR21/02/2017R1. Mangalore Park Mdn Plate
WOMAN IN REDNASEYMOUR21/02/2017R1. Mangalore Park Mdn Plate
WOOSHKANAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R3. D Gool Fun Day Cup Friends Mdn
BLACK SAILNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
CALCULATEDNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
CAMPAIGNNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
CAPTIVATORNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
COLUMBIANASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
COPPERGATENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
DIDN'T MENTION ITNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
ESHTIRAAKNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
FENG CHUNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
FRENCH TUNENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
GRAND THEFT AUTONAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
GRASSLANDSNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
MEMENTONAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
SHE'S ON QUENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
SNITCHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
SOLAR PATCHNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
SONGLIKENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
STELLA VICTORIANAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
SUNQUESTNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R2. Moorookyle Park Stud Hcp
TORVILLNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R2. So You [email protected] Mdn Hcp
ZEPPELINNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R1. Tab Mdn Hcp
AMBITIOUS PRINCENAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
COULTHARDNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
INTUITIONNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
MOMENTUM TO WINNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
SEVENEEZNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
THE MANNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
THE MISSIONNAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
TOGA PICTANAWYONG23/02/2017R2. Digga Mdn Plate
ASPECTNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
CAO CAONACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
CATCHYNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
FORMALITYNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
JUKEBOXNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
MURAAHIBNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
PROPERTYNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
ROOMOOZNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
SPOILSNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
TAKING AIMNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
TULIPNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
WAIT FOR NO ONENACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes
WILL'S BIDNACAULFIELD25/02/2017R7. Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes

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QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES 2017


2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

G1 2000m RANDWICK
Saturday 8 April


This is the race that has seen the greatest transformation as part of the revamped carnival. The Championships series needed a draw card and the WFA contest over the championship distance has been upped to $4m making it the richest WFA race in the nation.

Strangely not targeted in the past by trainers, you can bet it will be going forward with prize money at that level. International interest is sure to grow in the future as well.

With Winx not running, the race was opened up and became a great betting contest. Sitting back last in WFA races is not normally the best but Lucia Valentina had some finish.

Despite being pole-axed on the turn, she regathered herself, surged through a gap near outside of runners and won with ease. It was a massive win.

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Race Details:
LUCIA VALENTINA (Damien Oliver/Kris Lees)
Barrier 10 - 57.0kg - $8
2nd The United States (K McEvoy)/3rd Happy Clapper (B Avdulla)


HorseCourseDateRace
IMPAVIDONAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
NO DOUBTNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R6. Robrick Lodge (Bm79)
THAT RINGS A BELLNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)

SYDNEY CUP 2017


2016 Sydney Cup

G1 3200m RANDWICK
Saturday 8 April


Longest race of the Sydney Autumn Carnival, the Sydney Cup gets another timely boost as we try to promote staying races in Australia as it's now worth $2m.

This is a race which overseas trainers should target more, be they from Europe or Asia as few of their handicap races or even set weights races for that matter are worth as much.

It was seen as a Chris Waller domination, as he had the three favourites, including the quinella from the previous year. However the one thing you know about Lloyd Williams owned horses is that they can stay.

Kerrin McEvoy is a master at leading on stayers and he controlled this then took off before the turn making the old stayers chase. In truth they could only try valiantly. The winning combination would get bigger success in November.

2016 Sydney Cup Race Details:
GALLANTE (Kerrin McEvoy/Robert Hickmott)
Barrier 11 - 51.5kg - $10
2nd Libran (B Avdulla)/3rd Grand Marshal (J McDonald)


HorseCourseDateRace
CILLANAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R1. Rotary Club Of Richmond (Bm60)
TURKONICNAMORUYA21/02/2017R4. Steampacket Hotel Mdn Hcp
BIG DUKENALAUNCESTON22/02/2017R8. Luxbet Launceston Cup
ELATUSNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R3. #theraces (Bm71)
IMPAVIDONAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
PARAGONNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R3. #theraces (Bm71)
PENA AJENANAROSEHILL22/02/2017R3. #theraces (Bm71)
I'LL'AVA'ALFNAWARRNAMBOOL23/02/2017R7. Bowman Financial Services-Bm70

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COOLMORE LEGACY STAKES 2017


2016 Coolmore Legacy Queen
Of The Turf Stakes

G1 1600m RANDWICK
Saturday 8 April


One of the major alterations to the Sydney Autumn Carnival was the moving of the old Queen Of The Turf from Rosehill to Randwick.

It provided a greater point of distinction between the Coolmore Classic at handicap status and the WFA version in this race - both of which were previously run a fortnight apart at the same track and distance.

Now a month apart, and 100m further, many of the mares that contest the Doncaster can back up and take on their own championship for the girls.

Coming off a great run behind Winx, Azkadellia was back near last but Oliver didn't panic, went for inside runs and as they all went searching for better ground, she charged over the top to score last year.

2016 Coolmore Legacy Stakes Race Details:
AZKADELLIA (Damien Oliver/Ciaron Maher)
Barrier 8 - 57.0kg - $2.75 fav
2nd Heavens Above (T Angland)/3rd Noble Protector (C Williams)


HorseCourseDateRace
SOGNANINASEYMOUR21/02/2017R6. Mitchelton Wines (Bm64)
CHANDANANAROSEHILL22/02/2017R8. Schweppes (Bm72)
DUCHESS KATENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R6. Robrick Lodge (Bm79)
O'REILLY CYRUSNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R8. Schweppes (Bm72)
SEBRING DREAMNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R8. Le Pine Funerals (Bm70)
SERACENANASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
THAT RINGS A BELLNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)

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ATC AUSTRALIAN OAKS 2017


2016 ATC Australian Oaks

G1 2400m RANDWICK
Saturday 8 April


The best of the Oaks' run in Australia, the Australian Oaks is at the right time of year for the fillies to have matured and show they will run the mile and a half right out.

Some fillies attempt the back up from the Derby but most come through the Storm Queen at Rosehill where there are many dual winners. In 2015 this was the last race that Winx lost before her astonishing picket fence run of form.

The kiwis were winning all the classic races and they did it again as Sofia Rosa outstayed them. After losing the NZ Oaks on protest, she lapped up the conditions and as others got tired she fought on.

A fall on the home turn made it hard for back markers mixed up in it.

2016 ATC Australian Oaks Race Details:
SOFIA ROSA (Hugh Bowman/Stephen Marsh)
Barrier 11 - 56.0kg - $4.75
2nd Ambience (J McDonald)/3rd Believe (K McEvoy)


HorseCourseDateRace
CONCISELYNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R7. Harbord Beach Hotel 3yo Mdn
DIVINE WAYNASEYMOUR21/02/2017R3. Parker Bros. Earthmoving Mdn
FLEETING STRYKENAMORUYA21/02/2017R4. Steampacket Hotel Mdn Hcp
FLEETING STRYKENAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R4. Richmond Club Mdn Hcp
KRUPSKAYANAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R5. Redbank North Richmond Mdn
LAMMA HILTONNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R6. Bernadette Keegan & Assoc.(C2)
LAMMA HILTONNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R8. Rotary Club Of Kurrajong (C1)
NAUGHTY THOUGHTSNAHAWKESBURY21/02/2017R6. Bernadette Keegan & Assoc.(C2)
PRINCESS KALLINAMORUYA21/02/2017R5. Adelaide Hotel Hcp (C2)
SOGNANINASEYMOUR21/02/2017R6. Mitchelton Wines (Bm64)
TIP JARNAMORUYA21/02/2017R1. Moruya Bowling Club (Bm52)
ALLEZ BIENNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
BELLE DU SUDNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
BRIDLE LANENAROSEHILL22/02/2017R5. Tab Rewards (Bm67)
CEYLONNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R8. Le Pine Funerals (Bm70)
DANCING HARENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
DAWN WALLNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R4. Casino [email protected] (Bm71)
KARAVALINAROSEHILL22/02/2017R8. Schweppes (Bm72)
MRS GARDENIANASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
O'REILLY CYRUSNAROSEHILL22/02/2017R8. Schweppes (Bm72)
PERILOUS LOVENAEAGLE FARM22/02/2017R5. Hamilton Hotel Hcp (C2)
RUBE BRIDGESNAAVONDALE22/02/2017R7. Nzb Insur. Pearl Series (Bm65)
SEBRING DREAMNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R8. Le Pine Funerals (Bm70)
SERACENANASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
STARENASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
THAT RINGS A BELLNASANDOWN-LAKESIDE22/02/2017R3. Blue Star Group (Bm64)
SIREN'S FURYNAWYONG23/02/2017R4. Pferd Mdn Plate