Chipping Norton Stakes

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Te Akau Shark retired

One of New Zealand’s most exciting weight-for-age gallopers, dual Group 1 winner Te Akau Shark, has been retired. The Rip Van Winkle gelding hasn’t raced since finishing fifth in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick in April. He underwent optic implant surgery for a rare eye condition in June and while recovering[...]
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Chipping Norton Stakes Facts And Figures

CHIPPING NORTON STAKES 1600m, $600,000, weight-for-age HISTORY * First run in 1925 when won by Wallace Mortlake NOTABLE WINNERS * Phar Lap (1930), Bernborough (1946), Comic Court (1951), Delta (1952), Sky High (1962), Rain Lover (1969), Gay Icarus (1971), Emancipation (1984), Our Waverley Star (1987), Octagonal (1997), Lonhro (2003), Tuesday Joy (2009), Winx (2016-19). *[...]
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Homesman On Song For First-Up Assignment

Melbourne jockey Ben Melham knows the strengths and weaknesses of Homesman who makes his return in the Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. Owned by a consortium including Lloyd and Nick Williams, Homesman runs for the first time in Saturday’s 1600m-Group One race for Anthony Freedman. Now trained at Pinecliff on the Mornington Peninsula, Homesman was[...]
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