Epsom Handicap News

2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw Released

2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw Released
October 1st, 2014

The barrier draw for the 2014 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) has been completed; more than throwing a spanner in the works for some of the feature race’s leading chances. While appearing to be offered a great opportunity of successfully defending his 2013 victory in the Epsom Handicap, Boban may…

2014 Epsom Handicap Final Field Confirmed

2014 Epsom Handicap Final Field Confirmed
October 1st, 2014

A talented field of just 15 runners have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s featured Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse, highlighted by several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. The standout performer of the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, trainer Chris Waller…

Moreira Booked for He’s Your Man in 2014 Epsom Handicap

Moreira Booked for He’s Your Man in 2014 Epsom Handicap
September 30th, 2014

Returning to the track in exceptional form this time in, classy Chris Waller-trained gelding He’s Your Man will undoubtedly face his biggest racing test do date in the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) this weekend, but is sure to be boosted by confirmation renowned Hong Kong –based hoop Joao Moreira…

Schofield Confident in 2014 Epsom Handicap Chances of Boban

Schofield Confident in 2014 Epsom Handicap Chances of Boban
September 29th, 2014

Unable to return to the winner’s circle in three competitive starts this time in, jockey Glyn Schofield is confident trainer Chris Waller will have champion miler Boban in peak racing condition when lining up for this weekend’s Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick. Securing three Group 1 victories,…

2014 Epsom Handicap Weights Released

2014 Epsom Handicap Weights Released
September 15th, 2014

Weights for the two October 4 Royal Randwick features in Sydney were released today including those for the Epsom Handicap 2014. Both the $500,000 THE STAR Epsom Handicap (1600m) and the $400,000 Group 1 McGrath Real Estates Agents The Metropolitan (2400m) run in Sydney at the meeting and Racing NSW…

Cluster Unlikely to Appear in 2014 Epsom Handicap

Cluster Unlikely to Appear in 2014 Epsom Handicap
September 3rd, 2014

Initially outlining Super Saturday’s feature race at the ideal target this time in, trainer Peter Snowden has confirmed he is now unlikely to accept a position in the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) for classy runner Cluster; underlining the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) one week earlier as…

2014 Epsom Handicap Nominations – 87 Entries

2014 Epsom Handicap Nominations – 87 Entries
August 25th, 2014

Racing NSW today took 87 nominations for the Epsom Handicap 2014, the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival classic running as one of three Group 1 highlights at Royal Randwick on Saturday October 4. The $500,000 feature runs over a mile and was won 12 months ago by the Chris Waller-trained Boban….

Cummings Outlines 2014 Epsom Handicap for As Needed

Cummings Outlines 2014 Epsom Handicap for As Needed
August 11th, 2014

Securing an impressive total of four wins from just five competitive race starts so far, trainer Anthony Cummings has revealed the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Randwick on October 4th will feature as the major target for As Needed through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival following a resounding first-up…

Norzita Likely to Contest 2014 Epsom Handicap

Norzita Likely to Contest 2014 Epsom Handicap
July 30th, 2014

A standout performer in each of her racing preparation so-far, co-trainer James Cummings has revealed Norzita will make a long-awaited return from injury during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival, for a Cox Plate campaign that is likely to include a stop-off in the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) on October…

2014 Epsom Handicap May Figure for Kirramosa

2014 Epsom Handicap May Figure for Kirramosa
July 28th, 2014

Yet to appear on track in 2014 after chipping a bone in her fetlock over summer, trainer John Sargent has outlined the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) on October 4th as a possible target for Kirramosa during the Spring Racing Carnival, on her way to likely appearances in both the…