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Sydney Carnival Ends At Randwick

The Sydney autumn carnival has been run against the odds under extraordinary circumstances and unprecedented restrictions. Saturday’s All Aged Stakes brought the curtain down on eight weeks of racing at the highest level in the shadow of the global by coronavirus pandemic. New Zealand jockey Opie Bosson rode the All Aged Stakes winner Tofane to[...]
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Sydney Cup Facts And Figures

SYDNEY CUP 3200m, $2 million, handicap at Randwick HISTORY Sydney’s premier staying event first run in 1866 when won by Yattendon Honour roll includes: The Barb (1868-69), Carbine (1889-90), Wakeful (1902), Eurythmic (1921), Rogilla (1933), Sailor’s Guide (1956), Sharply (1961), Galilee (1967), Reckless (1977), Double Century (1979), Kingston Town (1980), Our Paddy Boy (1981), Tie[...]
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Australian Group One For William Haggas

With British racing shut down because of the coronavirus crisis, English trainer William Haggas has celebrated an Australian double from afar including the Group One Ranvet Stakes. Haggas sent Young Rascal and Addeybb to Sydney last month and they repaid him at Rosehill on Saturday. Before last season was out, Haggas pinpointed the valuable card[...]
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Tom Marquand Lands Maiden Group One Win

Tom Marquand has realised a cherished childhood dream landing the first Group One win of his burgeoning career, fittingly aboard English raider Addeybb. The UK-based jockey has become somewhat of an adopted Australian, riding with success in Sydney over the summer before deciding to return for the major autumn carnival races. With horse racing in[...]
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Young Rascal Upsets Sydney Cup Favourite

English visitor Young Rascal has again underlined the strength of the European staying form, outgunning odds-on favourite Mugatoo to win his Australian debut at Rosehill. The horse is being targeted at the Sydney Cup (3200m) and bookmakers reacted to his win in Saturday’s Manion Cup (2400m), halving his price to $4 equal favouritism. Sent out[...]
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