Apollo Stakes News

Winx wins 14 straight in Apollo Stakes

Winx wins 14 straight in Apollo Stakes
February 13th, 2017

Super mare Winx continued on her winning way clocking up her fourteenth straight victory in the Group 2 $250,000 The Star Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick today. The Chris Waller trained Winx ($1.14 favourite) was having her first run back since winning her second Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m)…

Winx Dominant in 2017 Apollo Stakes Betting

Winx Dominant in 2017 Apollo Stakes Betting
February 9th, 2017

Twelve runners have been confirmed to chase Group 2 glory at Royal Randwick on Saturday, but it is champion mare Winx who understandably dominates 2017 Apollo Stakes betting markets. Winx is undefeated for close to two years; a run of form that has spanned thirteen races and a total of…

2017 Apollo Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2017 Apollo Stakes Field and Barrier Draw
February 8th, 2017

A talented and capacity field of fourteen runners has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured 2017 Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick; highlighted by the first appearance of champion mare Winx this year. Winx will be seeking her fourteenth-consecutive win when she lines up for the Apollo Stakes 2017;…

O’Shea Pleased with Hartnell Ahead of 2017 Apollo Stakes

O’Shea Pleased with Hartnell Ahead of 2017 Apollo Stakes
January 31st, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea has not given up hope that star import Hartnell will deliver champion mare Winx her first defeat for close to two years when the pair clash several times during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival, which will include a meeting in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) first-up…

Winx wins 2016 Apollo Stakes

Winx wins 2016 Apollo Stakes
February 13th, 2016

Last year’s Cox Plate winner Winx has returned to racing with a comfortable win in the 2016 Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick. Trainer Chris Waller said after the race that the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes will be the Autumn goal for Winx. The well backed Solicit took…

2016 Apollo Stakes Odds and Betting Update

2016 Apollo Stakes Odds and Betting Update
February 11th, 2016

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured 2016 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several opportunities to place a winning wager. Winx posted two impressive Group 1 wins through an undefeated Spring Carnival campaign and remains…

2016 Apollo Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Apollo Stakes Field and Barrier Draw
February 10th, 2016

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick; highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of racing. Winx has been set for an appearance in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m)…

Gust Of Wind to Take Benefit from 2016 Apollo Stakes

Gust Of Wind to Take Benefit from 2016 Apollo Stakes
February 10th, 2016

Trainer John Sargent has been pleased with the benefit taken by Gust Of Wind in her time away from racing and is confident the mare will produce a competitive first-up performance in Saturday’s 2016 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick. Gust Of Wind experienced something of a meteoric rise to…

Distance Key for Tiger Tees in 2016 Apollo Stakes

Distance Key for Tiger Tees in 2016 Apollo Stakes
February 9th, 2016

Trainer Joe Pride is confident a step-up to 1400m for Saturday’s featured 2016 Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick will play a key role in veteran sprinter returning to winning form following a credible racing return a fortnight ago. A Group 1 winner having taken out the 2014 edition of The…

Solicit Ready for 2016 Apollo Stakes

Solicit Ready for 2016 Apollo Stakes
February 9th, 2016

Gerald Ryan has been pleased with the benefit taken by Solicit since her racing return a fortnight ago and is confident the talented mare has the tools to beat a talented field set to include Winx in Saturday’s 2016 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick. Remaining in work for a…