The opening day of the Championships may not have delivered the results that met with the expectations of punters, but naturally enough, the racing did produce some outstanding performances. Happy Clapper continued to build on his career best form this preparation with a gutsy win in the Doncaster under 57kg, but it wasn’t enough to
The last day of the Rosehill carnival has become almost like the ‘off’ day of the Sydney autumn. It reaches a crescendo for Golden Slipper day, then drops back a cog, before upping the ante again for the two weeks of The Championships. Last week’s ratings are a reflection of the drop off, although the
THE Coolmore Classic was the only race in Australia to carry Group 1 status at the weekend, but it was a good margin from being the race that produced the biggest numbers.