Tag: Royal Randwick

Addeybb and jockey Tom Marquand renew their rivalry with Verry Elleegant in the feature race of The Championships, Day 2: the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. (Image: Racing and Sports)

The Championships Day Two Bring On a Rare Battle of the Sexes

The second day of The Championships – Australia’s version of the Breeders’ Cup – gives racing fans something they don’t see nearly enough of anywhere: A Battle of the Sexes. With a $4 million purse in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes as the carrot. First, a quick primer. Day […]

Nature Strip is the reigning Horse of the Year and Sprinter of the Year in Australia. He attempts defense of his TJ Smith Stakes title at The Championships at Royal Randwick in Sydney. (Image: Steve Hart)

The Championships: Creating Australian Legends of the Fall

The Championships, Australia’s version of the Breeders’ Cup, begin tonight at Royal Randwick in Sydney with one of the most anticipated rematches in Australian racing. That’s Nature Strip vs. Eduardo in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes, the eighth race on Friday night’s card. The TJ Smith Stakes is one […]