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$7.5 Million Golden Eagle Announced

BY G1X STAFF - @g1xracing
1 year ago Horse Racing

The Autumn Sun is the current favorite for the inaugural Golden Eagle

The introduction of the $7.5 million 'The Golden Eagle' has been announced by Racing NSW with the set weights race over 1500m to be run at Rosehill on Saturday November 2 in 2019 in competition to Derby Day in Melbourne. 

With this there's also been the creation of the 'Golden Slam', which is an extra $5 million to connections if the one horse manages to win The Golden Eagle, Golden Rose and Golden Slipper. 10% of the The Golden Eagle's $7.5 million prize money will be donated to nominated charities of respective winning connections.

The $1 million Bondi Stakes on Saturday, October 26 over a mile is another new announcement which will be for three year old's under set weights conditions whilst the Golden Gift over 1100m for two year old's has been given a large boost and is now a $1 million race.

An breakdown regarding the funding for the Golden Eagle is still to be announced.


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