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2017 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Mr Garcia

2017 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Mr Garcia

European expat Mr Garcia is scheduled to have his maiden start with new trainer Darren Weir, the former Andreas Wohler-trained five-year-old among the Ballarat Cup 2017 nominations for Saturday. A bumper 28 stayers make up the early entries for this season’s Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m), including Paco Boy gelding Mr Garcia. Kerrin McEvoy rode…

Hong Kong off for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Tosen Stardom

Hong Kong off for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Tosen Stardom

Emirates Stakes winner Tosen Stardom bypasses a trip to Hong Kong this December with quarantine requirements forcing the Darren Weir-trained Emirates Stakes winner to remain in Australia with an eye to next autumn’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2018. The Australian Bloodstock-owned Japanese import took his career earnings up over $3.34 million on November 11, rounding out…

2018 Rosehill Guineas Target for Villermont

2018 Rosehill Guineas Target for Villermont

Trainer Aaron Purcell is hoping to capitalise on the eye-catching Sandown Guineas success of Villermont from the weekend in the autumn with the up-and-coming colt to target the Rosehill Guineas 2017 over the ATC Derby. Purcell, who replaced the suspended Ciaron Maher, has been flying high this spring with his success headlined by the Group…

Sandown Cup Winner Fanatic Targets Adelaide Cup 2018

Sandown Cup Winner Fanatic Targets Adelaide Cup 2018

Another two mile contest calls for the progressive Lindsay Park-trained mare Fanatic who targets the 2018 Adelaide Cup in the autumn next year following her Sandown Cup success at Ladbrokes Park over the weekend. It was a gutsy performance on Zipping Classic Day in the Listed $150,000 Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m) by both the winning…

2018 ATC Sires’ Produce Calls for Long Leaf

2018 ATC Sires’ Produce Calls for Long Leaf

The ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2018 during Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ is the likely major autumn aim for Lindsay Park’s Merson Cooper Stakes winner over the weekend Long Leaf. The well-bred Fastnet Rock colt made it two wins from as many starts, backing up from a narrow Morphettville success on debut to beat home the $3.20…

2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

The Australian Cup 2018 at Flemington is earmarked as the first of three likely Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 targets for last Saturday’s impressive Zipping Classic winner The Taj Mahal. Now prepared at Macedon Lodge, the Lloyd Williams-rained Irish import was dominant at Ladbrokes Park storming three and a half-lengths clear of stablemate and…

2017 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Update: State Solicitor Favourite – Impending Out

2017 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Update: State Solicitor Favourite – Impending Out

Last Saturday’s Colonel Reeves Stakes winner State Solicitor has shot to the top of Winterbottom Stakes 2017 betting with news that Impending won’t be making the trip west for the Group 1 sprint. The James Cummings-trained Godolphin galloper Impending was the original pre-field favourite in markets at on the Group 1 $1 million Winterbottom Stakes…

Eclipse Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Eclipse Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

One of the biggest fields at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday is assembled for the 2017 Eclipse Stakes, betting tips and updated odds on the staying clash found below. Running as Sandown Race 9 at 5:20pm (AEDT), 14 gallopers are in the mix for this year’s Group 3 $150,000 Eclipse Stakes (1800m). Despite the size of…

Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2017 Tips & Betting Update

Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2017 Tips & Betting Update

A key weight-for-age clash on the Zipping Classic Day card at Ladbrokes Park on the weekend is the 2017 Kevin Heffernan Stakes, betting tips and updated odds for which are detailed below. Set to run as Sandown Race 4 at 2:10pm (AEDT) there are just eight hopefuls set to face off in this season’s Group…

Ladbrokes Sandown Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Ladbrokes Sandown Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

The final two-mile showdown of the spring will be run and won at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday, our insider 2017 Sandown Cup betting tips and updated odds on the staying feature detailed below. Due to run early on the Zipping Classic Day card as Race 3 at 1:35pm (AEDT), it is a diminutive and diminishing…