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The Championships are Australia’s equivalent of the Breeders’ Cup and they will be staged at Randwick racecourse in Sydney on Friday night 5 April and Friday night 12 April (US date/time).

MR BRIGHTSIDE winning the The Star Doncaster Mile at Randwick in Australia.
MR BRIGHTSIDE winning the The Star Doncaster Mile at Randwick in Australia. Picture: Steve Hart

Just as America's season-defining event takes place in the Fall, a couple of months before the season concludes, The Championships fall within Sydney's "Autumn Racing Carnival" a few months before the end of the Southern Hemisphere racing season. The Championships is a two-day event staged a week apart and there is $25 million in prizemoney up for grabs.

International racing fans will be keen to see if Australia's champion miler Mr Brightside can three-peat in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile on Day 1 of The Championships.



The Racing Highlights on Day 1 (5 April) are;

  • Group 1 $4m The Star Doncaster Mile
  • Group 1 $3m TJ Smith Stakes
  • Group 1 $2m Australian Derby
  • Group 1 $1m Inglis Sires'
  • $1m Newhaven Park Country Championships Final 


The Racing Highlights on Day 2 (12 April) are;

  • Group 1 $5m Queen Elizabeth Stakes
  • Group 1 $2m Schweppes Sydney Cup
  • Group 1 $1m Australian Oaks
  • Group 1 $1m Queen of the Turf Stakes
  • Group 2 $1m Arrowfield 3YO Sprint
  • Group 2 $1m Percy Sykes Stakes

The event can be watched live on FanDuel TV with live on-site commentary and analysis from Sky Racing World's Jason Witham and FanDuel TV's Andrew 'Dubs' Anderson. All races will be live-streamed in HD on the our new Live TV page, the Sky Racing World App and via your preferred ADW App.

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