2017 Railway Stakes Odds Update: Top Three Hard to Split

2017 Railway Stakes Odds Update: Top Three Hard to Split

The bookies are having a hard time separating the top three in the Railway Stakes 2017 odds ahead of the $1 million Perth Group 1 this weekend at Ascot Racecourse. There’s a capacity field of summer gallopers engaged in this season’s Group 1 $1 million Railway Stakes (1600m), but just four of those are under…

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2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Results: Melbourne Cup The Long-Term Goal For Vengeur Masque

2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Results: Melbourne Cup The Long-Term Goal For Vengeur Masque

The 2018 Melbourne Cup will be the long-term goal for Vengeur Masque after he returned to winning form with a very tough victory in the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Vengeur Masque narrowly missed out on a place in the 2017 Melbourne Cup when he was narrowly beaten in the Group 3…

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Page Shoots for Wild Card Magic Millions Trophy Bid With Rudy

Page Shoots for Wild Card Magic Millions Trophy Bid With Rudy

Gold Coast-based trainer Helen Page is hoping her veteran galloper Rudy can secure a wild card entry into January’s 2018 Magic Millions Trophy at his home track. The now seven-year-old son of Red Dazzler is not a Magic Millions graduate, so is not automatically qualified for a shot at the Restricted $1 million Magic Millions…

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Railway Stakes 2017: Black Heart Bart Back To Best

Railway Stakes 2017: Black Heart Bart Back To Best

The Darren Weir camp are confident five-time Group 1 champion Black Heart Bart is back to his best ahead of the 2017 Railway Stakes in Perth this weekend. A winner of over $3.7 million in prize money over his 45 start career to date, which started out in W.A. before the transfer to Weir in…

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Since Australia’s first official race meeting in 1842, horse racing has become embedded into Australian culture with thousands of races taking place each year. From the local town handicaps to the world-renowned Melbourne Cup, racing fans across the country are enthralled with the drama, excitement and passion associated with horse racing. For many horse racing is their life, with thousands of people devoting their lives to the training and breeding of quality racehorses. The Australian racing industry has produced many names which will go down in history as racing legends. Around the world, names such as Phar Lap, Makybe Diva and Bart Cummings are famous for their victories in Australian horse races.

Governed by the Australian Racing Board, the Australian horse racing industry is flourishing with over 8 major racing carnivals taking place each year including the Sydney Autumn Carnival, Sydney Spring Carnival, Brisbane Winter Carnival, Adelaide Racing Carnival, Perth Racing Carnival, Tasmanian Racing Carnival, Melbourne Autumn Carnival and the world famous Melbourne Spring Carnival.

These carnivals host some of the world’s greatest races starting with the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic and Railway Stakes in Perth to the BMW Stakes and Golden Slipper 2015 at Rosehill in Sydney to the prestigious Melbourne Cup and Australian Cup in Melbourne. From Randwick racecourse in Sydney to the breathtaking Flemington racecourse, Australia features some of the world’s most beautiful, historical and best designed racecourses.

Now with Fashions on the Field and Ladies Day races taking place, Australian races are also serving as a great social event. Not only a celebration of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, these carnivals also serve as a way for the greater community to get together to celebrate the one thing they have in common, their love for horse racing and the frivolities that take place on the day.

The other highly important aspect of Australian horse racing is the punters and their love for betting on the race. Particularly with the larger million dollar races, punters are able to access a wealth of betting markets that offer great odds and fantastic payouts if you are able to pick to the winning horses. With such tools as betting tips, daily news updates, and the Melbourne Cup field now available on sites such as this one, betting on these prestigious events is that much easier.

Races.com.au is designed to inform and educate horse racing enthusiasts in any area of the industry. Whether you enjoy betting on races, getting involved in raceday fashions or want to update your knowledge on racing history, this site has all the information you will need!

Horse racing is not just big in Australia but right around the world. In the UK horse racing is a hugely popular spectator sport and is one of the biggest sports for betting.