Royal Randwick: Australian Turf Club Saturday 08, April 2017

Meeting Type: Metro (TAB MEETING)
Nominations close: 11:00AM, Monday 03, April 2017
Weights declared by: 4:00PM, Tuesday 04, April 2017
Acceptances must be declared before: 9:00AM, Wednesday 05, April 2017
Dual Track Meeting: N
Track Type: Turf
Track Condition: N/A
Riders must be declared before: 12:00PM, Wednesday 05, April 2017
Scratching close: 7:30AM, Saturday 08, April 2017
Weather:

Race 1 - LONGINES QUEEN ELIZABETH STAKES (2000 METRES)
Of $4,000,000. 1st $2,340,000, 2nd $760,000, 3rd $400,000, 4th $180,000, 5th $100,000, 6th $40,000, 7th $40,000, 8th $40,000, 9th $30,000, 10th $30,000, Equine Welfare Fund $40,000. Group 1
No class restriction, Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
Nominations close at 12 noon on Monday 6th Feb 2017 (Fee $165). 1st acceptance by 12 noon on Tuesday 7th Mar 2017 (Fee $220). Final acceptance by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $15,400. Late Entry by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $66,000) The winners of the following races are exempt from ballot: 2016 Epsom Handicap, 2016 The Metrop, 2017 Ranvet Stakes, 2017 BMW, 2017 Doncaster Mile and 2017 ATC Derby. If a ballot is required it will be done on benchmark, if equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 2 - SCHWEPPES SYDNEY CUP (3200 METRES)
Of $2,000,000. 1st $1,170,000, 2nd $380,000, 3rd $200,000, 4th $90,000, 5th $50,000, 6th $20,000, 7th $20,000, 8th $20,000, 9th $15,000, 10th $15,000, Equine Welfare Fund $20,000. Group 1
No class restriction, Handicap, Minimum Weight 49kg, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, No sex restriction
Lowest handicap weight 50kgs (3yos 49kgs). Nominations close at 12 noon on Monday 6th Feb 2017 (Fee $165). Late entries by 12 noon on Friday 17th Feb 2017 (Fee $2,750). Weights declared by 12 noon on Monday 20th Feb 2017. 1st acceptance by 12 noon on Tuesday 7th Mar 2017 (Fee $220). Final acceptance by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $7,700). Winner of the 2017 Chairman's Quality is exempt from ballot and penalty. The winners of the 2017 Chipping Norton and 2017 BMW are exempt from ballot. The winner, second and third placed horses in the 2017 BMW Australian Derby may be nominated for the 2017 Schweppes Sydney Cup at a fee of $11,000 which includes the final acceptance fee by 5.00 pm Monday 3rd April 2017. For full conditions please refer to February RacingNSW Monthly Publication. Minimum topweight at acceptance time 57kg, ARR 103(2).
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 3 - JAMES BOAG'S PREMIUM AUSTRALIAN OAKS (2400 METRES)
Of $1,000,000. 1st $585,000, 2nd $190,000, 3rd $100,000, 4th $45,000, 5th $25,000, 6th $10,000, 7th $10,000, 8th $10,000, 9th $7,500, 10th $7,500, Equine Welfare Fund $10,000. Group 1
No class restriction, Set Weights, Three-Years-Old, Fillies
Set Weights - 56kgs. Nominations close at 12 noon on Monday 6th Feb 2017 (Fee $165). 1st acceptance by 12 noon on Tuesday 7th Mar 2017 (Fee $220). Final acceptance by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $3,850). Late Entry by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $22,000). Winners of the 2017 Adrian Knox Stakes and 2017 Vinery Stud Stakes are exempt from ballot. If a ballot is required it will be done on total prizemoney (not including any bonuses), if equal then by benchmark, if still equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 4 - COOLMORE LEGACY STAKES (1600 METRES)
Of $1,000,000. 1st $585,000, 2nd $190,000, 3rd $100,000, 4th $45,000, 5th $25,000, 6th $10,000, 7th $10,000, 8th $10,000, 9th $7,500, 10th $7,500, Equine Welfare Fund $10,000. Group 1
No class restriction, Standard Weight for Age, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Fillies and Mares
Nominations close at 12 noon on Monday 6th Feb 2017 (Fee $165). 1st acceptance by 12 noon on Tuesday 7th Mar 2017 (Fee $220). Final acceptance by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $3,850). Late Entry by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $22,000). The winners of the 2017 Coolmore Classic and 2017 Emancipation Stakes are exempt from ballot. If a ballot is required it will be done on benchmark, if equal then by lot. Registered as the Queen Of The Turf Stakes.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 5 - ARROWFIELD 3YO SPRINT (1200 METRES)
Of $600,000. 1st $348,000, 2nd $114,000, 3rd $60,000, 4th $27,000, 5th $15,000, 6th $6,000, 7th $6,000, 8th $6,000, 9th $6,000, 10th $6,000, Equine Welfare Fund $6,000. Group 2
No class restriction, Set Weights, Three-Years-Old, No sex restriction
Set Weights - Colts and Geldings 56.5kgs, Fillies 54.5kgs Nominations close at 12 noon on Monday 6th Feb 2017 (Fee $165). 1st acceptance by 12 noon on Tuesday 7th Mar 2017 (Fee $220). Final acceptance by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $1,925). Late Entry by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $11,000). The winner of the 2017 Darby Munro Stakes is exempt from ballot. If a ballot is required it will be done on prizemoney order (not including any bonuses), if equal than by benchmark, if still equal then by lot. Registered as the Royal Sovereign Stakes.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 6 - IG SHARE TRADING PERCY SYKES STAKES (1200 METRES)
Of $600,000. 1st $348,000, 2nd $114,000, 3rd $60,000, 4th $27,000, 5th $15,000, 6th $6,000, 7th $6,000, 8th $6,000, 9th $6,000, 10th $6,000, Equine Welfare Fund $6,000. Group 2
No class restriction, Set Weights plus Penalties, Two-Years-Old, Fillies
Nominations close at 12 noon on Monday 6h Feb 2017 (Fee $165). 1st acceptance by 12 noon on Tuesday 7th Mar 2017 (Fee $220). Final acceptance by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $1,925). Late Entry by 8am Tuesday 4th Apr 2017 (Fee $11,000). Base Weight: 53kg. 1) The winner of a listed race to carry an additional 1kg; two or more such races 1.5kg. 2) The winner of a group three race to carry an additional 2kg; of two or more such races 2.5kg; 3) The winner of a group two race to carry an additional 3kg; of two or more such races 4kg; 4) The winner of a group one race to carry an additional 5kg; of two or more such races 6kg. Penalties not to be cumulative. If a ballot is required it will be done on total prizemoney (not including any bonuses), if equal then by lot. Previously known as Keith Mackay Stakes.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 7 - THE PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS FINAL (1400 METRES)
Of $390,000. 1st $212,000, 2nd $86,000, 3rd $43,000, 4th $21,000, 5th $10,000, 6th $4,000, 7th $2,500, 8th $2,500, 9th $2,500, 10th $2,500, Equine Welfare Fund $4,000.
No class restriction, Set Weights, No age restriction, No sex restriction
Restricted to eligible horses through the Provincial Championship Qualifiers. Set Weights - Class 6 and above = 59.0kgs, Class 5 = 57.5kgs, Class 4 and below = 56.0kgs. Females allowed 2kgs. 11th to 15th $2000
BOBS Bonus available: $20,000
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 8 - TAB SAPPHIRE STAKES (1200 METRES)
Of $300,000. 1st $172,500, 2nd $57,000, 3rd $27,750, 4th $13,500, 5th $7,500, 6th $3,750, 7th $3,750, 8th $3,750, 9th $3,750, 10th $3,750, Equine Welfare Fund $3,000. Group 2
No class restriction, Set Weights plus Penalties, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Fillies and Mares
Nomination Fee ($110). Acceptance Fee ($1,155). Base Weight: Mares 54kg, Fillies 53kgs. Wins prior to the 1st January 2015 do not incur a penalty. Wins on or since 1st January 2015 are penalised as follows: 1) The winner of a group three race to carry an additional 1kg; of two or more such races 1.5kg; 2) The winner of a group two race to carry an additional 2kg; of two or more such races 3kg; 3) The winner of a group one race to carry an additional 4kg; of two or more such races 5kg. Penalties not to be cumulative. If a ballot is required it will be done on benchmark, if equal then by lot.
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 9 - SOUTH PACIFIC CLASSIC (1400 METRES)
Of $150,000. 1st $84,750, 2nd $28,500, 3rd $13,500, 4th $6,750, 5th $3,750, 6th $2,250, 7th $2,250, 8th $2,250, 9th $2,250, 10th $2,250, Equine Welfare Fund $1,500. Listed
No class restriction, Quality, Three-Years-Old, No sex restriction

Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf

Race 10 - ADINA APARTMENT HOTELS FERNHILL HANDICAP (1600 METRES)
Of $150,000. 1st $84,750, 2nd $28,500, 3rd $13,500, 4th $6,750, 5th $3,750, 6th $2,250, 7th $2,250, 8th $2,250, 9th $2,250, 10th $2,250, Equine Welfare Fund $1,500. Listed
No class restriction, Quality, Two-Years-Old, No sex restriction
The winner of this race is exempt from ballot for the 2017 Champagne Stakes
Apprentices cannot claim.

Track Type: Turf