Music Magnate Leads Victory Stakes 2017 Betting

Music Magnate Leads Victory Stakes 2017 Betting

Despite being as yet unconfirmed to make the trip to Brisbane on Saturday, the Bjorn Baker-trained Music Magnate has opened the short-priced favourite in 2017 Victory Stakes betting at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

Reigning Doomben 10,000 winner Music Magnate leads the 2017 Victory Stakes odds in Brisbane this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2017 Australasian Oaks Nominations Feature Kenedna

2017 Australasian Oaks Nominations Feature Kenedna

Darren Weir’s talented Auraria Stakes winner Kenedna is the headline filly among the Australasian Oaks 2017 nominations now out for next month’s Morphettville Group 1.

Darren Weir’s Auraria Stakes winner Kenedna is favourite of the 2017 Australasian Oaks nominations this autumn. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Beats Count Da Vinci

2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Beats Count Da Vinci

The Darren Weir-trained favourite Big Duke saluted for the punters in the 2017 Launceston Cup results in Tasmania on Wednesday reversing the order of the Hobart Cup quinella with a win over Count Da Vinci.

Race favourite Big Duke (pictured at Moonee Valley) enjoyed a classy win in the 2017 Launceston Cup for Darren Weir. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

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2017 JJ Atkins Hopes Head Dalrello Stakes Field & Odds

2017 JJ Atkins Hopes Head Dalrello Stakes Field & Odds

A field of potential JJ Atkins 2017 bound two-year-olds face off at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday in the Dalrello Stakes on Victory Stakes Day.

Jockey Damian Browne rides returning Group 3 winner Ours To Keep in the Dalrello Stakes 2017 at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The line-up for this season’s $100,000 Listed Dalrello Stakes (1200m), ...

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