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A High Five For Happy Clapper In WFA Event

For the first time in four years, Happy Clapper won’t have to contend with Winx in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. But trainer Pat Webster can’t decide if that makes Saturday’s renewal of Sydney’s middle-distance, weight-for-age championship easier or harder. While Winx was unbeatable during her four-year winning run, her presence in races often scared off[...]
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Happy Clapper Wins Barrier Trial

Fan favourite Happy Clapper has tuned up for his next Group One assignment with a barrier trial win at Randwick. The nine-year-old will run in Saturday week’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) having finished third in two of the past four runnings. He only beat one runner home in the George Ryder Stakes (1500m) on March[...]
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Happy Clapper Ready For Apollo Stakes

Perennial fan favourite Happy Clapper heads the entries for the Apollo Stakes, the race that traditionally sets the tone for the Sydney autumn carnival. Three of the past four Apollo Stakes have been won by Winx while other high-profile winners this century include Sunline (2000, 2001), Lonhro (2003), Grand Armee (2005), Desert War (2007), Tuesday[...]
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