Seven kicks off Autumn Carnival racing

Seven will begin its coverage of the Autumn Carnival on Saturday with the All Aged Stakes.

The announcement:

All Aged Stakes set to sparkle on Seven in Autumn Carnival’s Group 1 finale

LIVE Saturday 11.30am AEST on 7, 7TWO and 7plus

A star-studded field will clash in one of Australia’s most prestigious weight-for-age sprint races, the All Aged Stakes, this Saturday, when race fans can enjoy all the action of the Autumn Carnival’s final day of Group 1 racing LIVE and FREE on Seven.

The Anthony Freedman-trained Santa Ana Lane appears primed for the 1400m feature at Royal Randwick after finishing runner-up to star gelding Nature Strip in the TJ Smith Stakes, while Freedman also has Caulfield Guineas winner Super Seth running.

Last year’s winner Pierata is back for what is expected to be his final race and the five-year-old will be determined to finish his decorated career in the winner’s circle, while Bivouac, Dreamforce and Fierce Impact also loom as genuine contenders.

Among Saturday’s other highlights at Randwick is Australia’s feature mile race for two-year-olds, the Group 1 Champagne Stakes, while The Showdown (1200m) headlines a big day of racing at Caulfield on Victorian Owners and Breeders Race Day.

Jason Richardson will host Seven’s coverage on Saturday, Caulfield trainer Henry Dwyer and Victorian jockey Chris Symons will provide expert comments, while Katelyn Mallyon will be on track for previews and interviews. Bruce McAvaney, Emily Bosson and Corey Brown will provide insights through the day from their living rooms.

Racing fans can also keep across all the action with @7horseracing on Facebook, Twitter and

TV Broadcast times:
Randwick –All Aged Stakes Day
Caulfield – Victorian Owners and Breeders Race Day
Saturday April 18
Sydney 11.30am LIVE on Channel 7 and 7plus, 5.00pm LIVE on 7TWO
Melbourne 11.30am LIVE on Channel 7 and 7plus, 5.00pm LIVE on 7TWO
Brisbane 11.30am LIVE on Channel 7 and 7plus, 5.00pm LIVE on 7TWO
Adelaide 11.00am LIVE on 7TWO and 7plus, 11.30am LIVE on Channel 7
Perth 9.30am LIVE on 7TWO and 7plus, 10.00am LIVE on Channel 7

Source: Seven media release


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