Satur­day a big one at Rand­wick

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - SPORT - Ray Thomas

SYD­NEY’S spring car­ni­val con­tin­ues with the fea­ture City Tat­ter­sall’s Club meet­ing at Royal Rand­wick on Satur­day. The Aus­tralian Turf Club is ex­pect­ing another crowd of around 20,000 after sim­i­lar at­ten­dances for Ep­som Day and Spring Cham­pion Stakes.


SATUR­DAY’S Rand­wick meet­ing boasts three races worth $150,000 prize­money in­clud­ing the Listed Brian Crow­ley Stakes (1200m) for three-year-olds which will fea­ture boom New­cas­tle colt Guard Of Hon­our.

The Kris Lees-trained horse has only had three starts, win­ning his last two in­clud­ing the Listed Her­itage Stakes at Rand­wick last month. Jockey Hugh Bow­man made a trip to Wy­ong last week to put Guard Of Hon­our through his paces in an im­pres­sive bar­rier trial.

The other fea­tures races on Satur­day are the Group 3 $150,000 The Nivi­son (1200m) for mares, The Light­ning (1100m) and the City Tat­ter­salls Club Cup (2400m).

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