Epsom Handicap News

2015 Epsom Handicap Possible for First Seal

2015 Epsom Handicap Possible for First Seal
July 31st, 2015

Trainer John Thompson has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by First Seal in the lead-up to her 2015 Spring Carnival campaign, and has revealed the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Randwick in early October could very well figure as a target for the rising four-year-old. First…

2015 Epsom Handicap Possible for Burbero

2015 Epsom Handicap Possible for Burbero
July 20th, 2015

Burbero has been a strong and consistent performer for Bjorn Baker through his 37 career starts so far, and the Warwick Farm-based trainer has revealed he is eyeing a Spring Carnival campaign geared towards the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) with the rising seven-year-old. Securing 12 wins and a further…

2015 Epsom Handicap Ideal for Kermadec

2015 Epsom Handicap Ideal for Kermadec
July 17th, 2015

Talented three-year-old Kermadec was a standout performer for Chris Waller through the recent Autumn Carnival, and the leading Sydney trainer has revealed he will likely set the rising four-year-old on a path through the 2015 Epsom Handicap (1600m) during his spring campaign. Kermadec has finished outside the firs three only…

2015 Epsom Handicap to Boast $1 million Prize Pool

2015 Epsom Handicap to Boast $1 million Prize Pool
July 16th, 2015

One of Sydney’s standout races during the Spring Carnival each year, the featured Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) will boast an impressive $1 million prize pool from this year after the ATC confirmed it would double the previous tag of $500,000. Run on the first Saturday of October, the Epsom…

He’s Your Man Wins 2014 Epsom Handicap

He’s Your Man Wins 2014 Epsom Handicap
October 4th, 2014

Classy five-year-old He’s Your Man has capped an exceptional Chris Waller Quinella in the 2014 Epsom Handicap (1600m); beating talented stable mate Royal Descent in a stunning photo finish at Flemington Racecourse. Jumping from the gates well, the Cape Cross gelding settled within the pack, allowing early leaders Pheidon, Ninth…

2014 Epsom Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Epsom Handicap Betting Preview and Tips
October 3rd, 2014

A particularly talented field of 15 runners has been confirmed to contest this weekend’s featured Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Having returned to racing in typically strong form this season,…

Thompson Thrilled with Hooked Ahead of 2014 Epsom Handicap

Thompson Thrilled with Hooked Ahead of 2014 Epsom Handicap
October 2nd, 2014

Confirmed to continue training the classy stayer following the auction of all remaining Patinack Farm runners last week, trainer John Thompson has revealed he is thrilled with the condition of Hooked ahead of this weekend’s featured Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick. Hitting exceptional form over the 2014…

2014 Epsom Handicap Betting Update

2014 Epsom Handicap Betting Update
October 2nd, 2014

A classy field of 15 runners have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s featured Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Having returned to racing typically strong form this season,…

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…