Day one of the Championships at Randwick kickstarts a super Saturday
A feast of Group 1 racing takes place down under on Saturday with day one of the Championships at Randwick.
Closer to home, there is a mile Listed contest on the Kempton all-weather and a Listed sprint at Navan.
Later on, over in the US, the Santa Anita Oaks and the Santa Anita Derby will be run with Justify and Bolt D'Oro vying for favouritism in the latter contest.
Kempton (AW) (first race 1.30)
Wolverhampton (AW) (5.45)
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ANZ Bloodstock News
In today's issue... how Saturday's Group 1 action could impact on the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale next week.
First-season sires with runners
Heeraat is represented by his son Arbuckle, who was sixth on debut at Bath, in the 5f novice stakes at Kempton (1.30).
Worldwide stakes races
Widden Kindergarten Stakes (Group 3) (2yo) (Turf) (2yo) 5½f
China Horse Club Carbine Club Stakes (Group 3) (3yo) (Turf) (3yo) 1m
The Man Shake P J Bell Stakes (Group 3) (3yo Fillies) (Turf) (3yo) 6f
Schweppes Chairman's Quality (Group 2) (3yo+) (Turf) (3yo+) 1m5f
Inglis Sires' (Group 1) (2yo) (Turf) (2yo) 7f
Harrolds Australian Derby (Group 1) (3yo) (Turf) (3yo) 1m4f
Darley T J Smith Stakes (Group 1) (2yo+) (Turf) (2yo+) 6f
The Star Doncaster Mile (Group 1 Handicap) (3yo+) (Turf) (3yo+) 1m
TAB Adrian Knox Stakes (Group 3 Handicap) (3yo Fillies) (Turf) (3yo) 1m2f
Protea Stakes (Grade 3) (2yo) (Turf) (2yo) 5½f
Man O'War Sprint (Grade 3) (3yo) (Turf) (3yo) 5½f
3:15 KEMPTON (AW)
Betfred "Home Of Goals Galore" Snowdrop Fillies' Stakes (Listed Race) Cl1 (4yo+) 1m ITV4
Cork Stakes (Listed Race) (3yo+) 5½f ATR
S A Classic (Grade 1) (3yo) (Turf) (3yo) 1m1f
Gazelle Stakes (Grade 2) (3yo Fillies) (Dirt) (3yo) 1m1f ATR
Commonwealth Stakes (Grade 3) (4yo+) (Dirt) (4yo+) 7f ATR
Carter Handicap (Grade 1) (4yo+) (Dirt) (4yo+) 7f ATR
Madison Stakes (Grade 1) (4yo+ Fillies & Mares) (Dirt) (4yo+) 7f ATR
Central Bank Ashland Stakes (Grade 1) (3yo Fillies) (Dirt) (3yo) 1m½f ATR
Wood Memorial (Grade 2) (3yo) (Dirt) (3yo) 1m1f ATR
Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (Grade 2) (3yo) (Dirt) (3yo) 1m1f ATR
11:30 SANTA ANITA
Santa Anita Derby (Grade 1) (3yo) (Dirt) (3yo) 1m1f ATR
12:30 SANTA ANITA
Santa Anita Oaks (Grade 1) (3yo Fillies) (Dirt) (3yo) 1m½f ATR
Plus 10 races
What to read
"We are grateful to all the breeders who are complying with the new requirement"
What to watch
Sunday's card at Naas, which was cancelled following a course inspection, will now be run on Friday, April 13. This is good news for followers of the European Pattern as it will see the Alleged Stakes and Gladness Stakes, both Group 3s, take place.