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All Aged Stakes facts

All Aged Stakes facts

Some facts and figures on the All Aged Stakes at Randwick.

Richie Stephenson breaks usual rule

Richie Stephenson breaks usual rule

Veteran trainer Richie Stephenson will break his usual rule and back Emphasis up in the Tails Stakes at Doomben.

Blazing Issue unknown Champagne factor

Blazing Issue unknown Champagne factor

Greg Hickman is chasing an upset to rival El Dorado Dreaming's ATC Sires' Produce Stakes win when Blazing Issue runs in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick.

Group 1 wins await Nature Strip: Williams

Group 1 wins await Nature Strip: Williams

Jockey Craig Williams is excited at the prospect of riding three-year-old Nature Strip for the first time in the VOBIS Gold Dash at Caulfield.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9
Te Aroha (NZ) 9h 25m 10h 0m 10h 35m 11h 10m 11h 50m 12h 30m 13h 10m
Singapore (SGP) 19h 46m 20h 16m 20h 46m 21h 16m 21h 46m 22h 16m 22h 46m 23h 16m
Hamilton (VIC) 11h 56m 12h 36m 13h 16m 13h 56m 14h 26m 14h 56m 15h 26m 15h 56m
Gatton (QLD) 11h 36m 12h 16m 12h 56m 13h 34m 14h 9m 14h 46m 15h 23m
Muswellbrook (NSW) 11h 26m 12h 6m 12h 46m 13h 26m 14h 1m 14h 36m 15h 16m 15h 51m
Cranbourne (VIC) 16h 56m 17h 26m 17h 56m 18h 26m 18h 56m 19h 26m 19h 56m 20h 26m 20h 56m
Canberra (ACT) 11h 11m 11h 46m 12h 26m 13h 6m 13h 46m 14h 21m 15h 1m 15h 36m

Today's Horse Racing
Form Guide

Today's Betting Tips

Te Aroha (NZ)
Singapore (SGP)
Hamilton (VIC)
Gatton (QLD)
Muswellbrook (NSW)
Cranbourne (VIC)
Canberra (ACT)

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Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

There’s a special change that comes over Australia on the first Tuesday of every November when all eyes in the nation turn towards Flemington Racecourse for the running of the Melbourne Cup. Nothing else compares with it. Huge swathes of people who never watch a horse run, let alone consider betting on it, gather in groups around television sets to see if the Melbourne Cup tip they accepted will turn out to be the right one.

Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper is by far the greatest event on Sydney’s horse racing calendar. The 1,200-metre sprint takes place at the picturesque Rosehill Gardens Racecourse and is the world’s richest race for two-year-olds. The $3.5 million prize purse makes it one of the most eagerly sought titles in Australian racing.

Cox Plate

The Cox Plate does not gain the same media attention in Australia as other great races such as the Melbourne Cup, which is a shame. The rest of the world certainly recognises its significance. It is the only race in the Southern Hemisphere that’s been given the honour of joining the prestigious World Series, while this year the Longines World’s Best Horse Race Awards in London named the Cox Plate the best turf horse race in the world (a title it shares with the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes).

Caulfield Cup

In terms of prominence, the Caulfield Cup comes in just behind the Melbourne Cup, taking the title as Australia’s second-most prestigious horse race. It’s something of a curtain-raiser for the Spring Racing Carnival, occurring in October as a signal for everybody with a passion for horse racing to shift their focus to Melbourne and not look away again until the winners of both cups have been decided. Eleven champion horses have managed to take home the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup in the same year.