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2011 Epsom Handicap Nominations

2011 Epsom Handicap Nominations
September 26th, 2011

The 2011 Epsom Handicap Nominations have been available for a while but with the final field due out tomorrow let’s take a moment to recap the major chances. It’s worth remembering that a fair hunk of these horses are dual nominated for The Metropolitan as well so acceptance time will…

The Secret’s Out For 2011 Epsom Handicap

The Secret’s Out For 2011 Epsom Handicap
September 21st, 2011

The 2011 Epsom Handicap is drawing near and as a result the top chances are becoming more and more clear by the week. In fact this weekend at Rosehill Gardens there is a mountain of interest for punters looking further forward to the Epsom Handicap. On such horse is without…

Epsom Handicap Weight & Ballot Order 12/09/2011

Epsom Handicap Weight & Ballot Order 12/09/2011
September 12th, 2011

The 2011 Epsom Handicap weight and ballot order have been released today with the 121 horses given their mark for the Group 1 event on October 1st. The minimum weight for the Epsom Handicap is 52kg and that’s the level all but 19 horses have been placed on. That means…

Sincero Firms As Epsom Handicap Favourite

Sincero Firms As Epsom Handicap Favourite
September 7th, 2011

Sincero notched up win number 10 on the weekend in the Tramway Handicap overcoming a big 58kg weight to prove he’s back just as good as ever for a spring carnival campaign. Sincero is on the road to the Cox Plate with the 2011 Epsom Handicap likely to be used…

Sincero Could Miss 2011 Epsom Handicap

Sincero Could Miss 2011 Epsom Handicap
August 30th, 2011

Sincero will have his second start of the new season this weekend at Randwick and his performance there will be a long way to determining whether or not he lines up in the 2011 Epsom handicap. While Sincero is the early favourite for the 2011 Epsom Handicap there is another…

2011 Epsom Handicap Nominations

2011 Epsom Handicap Nominations
August 23rd, 2011

The first round of nominations have been released for the 2011 Epsom Handicap with no shortage of high quality runners destined for big spring feature. The Epsom Handicap itself is worth $500,000 and contested across a 1600m trip at Royal Randwick Racecourse. It’s the headline act of the biggest day…

Altius Gives Waller Fourth Epsom Handicap Chance

Altius Gives Waller Fourth Epsom Handicap Chance
August 22nd, 2011

Chris Waller has already declared an imposing team for the 2011 Epsom Handicap but that could be made even stronger with the discover of Altius over the last month or so. Altius has won two in a row since placing on debut for the Waller camp and is showing every…

Startsmeup An Exciting 2011 Epsom Handicap Prospect

Startsmeup An Exciting 2011 Epsom Handicap Prospect
August 16th, 2011

Startsmeup will run first up in the Warwick Stakes this Saturday with a potential spot in the 2011 Epsom Handicap on the line. Trainer Bruce Hill rates him as a genuine Group 1 horse but he’s not 100 percent sure just how fast he’ll get there or which race is…

Pressday To Declare An Epsom Handicap Chance

Pressday To Declare An Epsom Handicap Chance
August 12th, 2011

After being withdrawn from the Missile Stakes last weekend the Chris Waller trained Pressday will finally get his chance to prove he’s a worthy 2011 Epsom Handicap starter. The frustrating four year old resumes after an up and down career which has been near perfect sometimes and completely demoralising at…

Chris Waller’s 2011 Epsom Handicap Dream Team

Chris Waller’s 2011 Epsom Handicap Dream Team
August 4th, 2011

The first of Chris Waller’s 2011 Epsom Handicap team will be on show at Royal Randwick this Saturday with Triple Elegance lining up in the Group 3 Missile Stakes. He was to be joined by stable mate and fellow Epsom Handicap hopeful Pressday in the race but Waller has decided…