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Monday and Tuesday form

Monday’s meetings include Taree and Echuca, Africa’s Flamingo Park, France’s Compiegne, UK’s Newton Abbott, Hexham, Pontefract, Windsor, Sedgefield and Ireland’s Navan.

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Trapeze Artist swings in third Group 1 win in Schweppes All Aged Stakes

The three-year-old colt Trapeze Artist claimed his second Group 1 victory of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, his third overall, in the very last Group 1 of the entire Sydney season, the Schweppes All Aged Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

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Sydney 2YO Triple Crown to the fillies as Seabrook stars in the Champagne Stakes

Saturday’s $500,000, Group 1, Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick proved to be another major triumph for this year’s generation of the juvenile fairer sex when Seabrook (by Hinchinbrook) made the most of a brilliant Damien Oliver ride to land the coveted 2-year-old event.

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Raceday wagering review

The wagering review of Saturday's fixed odds betting for the Schweppes All Aged Stakes meeting at Randwick and the meeting at Caufield on Saturday - Trapeze Artist landed several big bets in taking out the Group One Schweppes All Aged Stakes - the Gerald Ryan-trained runner was favourite all the way through betting but was $2.25 out to $2.30 early Saturday morning, before bottoming out at $2.10

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Sadler critical of Nature steer

John Sadler offered a typically honest assessment of Nature Strip's surprise defeat in the VOBIS Gold Dash (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday, telling Racing Victoria stewards he thought Craig Williams turned in a an 'ugly' ride.

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Sam beats Strip again

Sam's Image again proved the nemesis of Nature Strip as well as punters when he again beat the three-year-old home in Saturday's VOBIS Gold Dash at Caulfield.

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Moss Trip motors home in JHB Carr Stakes at Randwick

A long sustained run by the Snowden trained Moss Trip under Kerrin McEvoy saw the Mossman filly claim the Group 3 Hong Kong Jockey Club JHB Carr Stakes (1400m) for three-year-old fillies.

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Waller quinella in epic Frank Packer Plate finish

Sydney’s dominant racing stable was again seen doing what it does with regular frequency when the Chris Waller-trained Higher Ground (by So You Think) and Tangled (by Snitzel) finished one-two in an epic conclusion to Saturday’s renewal of the $150,000, Group 3, IGA Liquor Frank Packer Plate (2000m) at Royal Randwick.

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Randwick double for Newnham and Parr

Randwick trainer Mark Newnham and jockey Josh Parr scored a back to back winning double at Randwick on Saturday, first with Anatola in the APN Outdoor Bm 85 Handicap (1200m) and secondly with Burning Passion in the Group 3 TAB Hall Mark Stakes (1200m)

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Randwick lightning fast

After a week that promised some, but not a lot, of rain that did not eventuate the Course Proper at Randwick was lightning fast on Saturday - rated a Good 3 after 2mm of irrigation in the previous 24 hours it was evident from the outset that speed was the order of the Schweppes All Aged programme.

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Derby winner Levendi comes through surgery 'as well as expected'

Levendi, the 2018 Group 1 ATC Australian Derby winner on April 7th, had arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips on Friday with the stable of trainer Peter Gelagotis reporting on Saturday that the Pierro colt has come through the operation 'as well as expected'.

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