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2014 Flight Stakes Results: Winner First Seal the Real Deal

2014 Flight Stakes Results: Winner First Seal the Real Deal

John Thompson has uncovered a very special filly in First Seal who won her maiden Group 1 today with an explosive effort in the Flight Stakes 2014 at Randwick Racecourse. Having now won three of her five starts there are a host of nice options for this daughter of Fastnet Rock, a lovely looking three-year-old…

Flight Stakes 2014 Betting Update – First Seal Sole Favourite

Flight Stakes 2014 Betting Update – First Seal Sole Favourite

Last start Tea Rose Stakes winner First Seal has shrugged off her co-favourite status and now sits alone at the top of the 2014 Flight Stakes betting markets for this afternoon’s clash at Randwick. When betting markets on the $400,000 Group 1 Coolmore Flight Stakes (1600m) first opened earlier in the week, the John Thompson-trained…

Winx and First Seal Compete for 2014 Flight Stakes Favouritism

Winx and First Seal Compete for 2014 Flight Stakes Favouritism

The Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) will feature the smallest Group One field at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, but that hasn’t made it any easier for punters in choosing a favourite. Just seven fillies will take the 2014 Flight Stakes field, the most important and final three-year-old fillies race of the Sydney spring racing…

2014 Flight Stakes Tips & Selections

2014 Flight Stakes Tips & Selections

One of the three Group 1 features on the Epsom Handicap Day line-up in Sydney this weekend is the fillies-only 2014 Flight Stakes, inside betting tips from Races.com.au found below. There are only eight three-year-olds left in the mix for the $400,000 Group 1 Coolmore Flight Stakes (1600m) this year following the early scratching of…

Flight Stakes 2014 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Flight Stakes 2014 Form Guide & Betting Preview

This weekend in Sydney the major race for fillies is the 2014 Flight Stakes featuring a small but classy field of three-year-olds to face off in the Royal Randwick clash. Originally nine were accepted for in the Epsom Handicap Day feature but Gai Waterhouse scratched the rails-drawn Twirl on Wednesday leaving eight for this year’s…

2014 Flight Stakes Odds: Winx and First Seal Co-Favourites

2014 Flight Stakes Odds: Winx and First Seal Co-Favourites

The bookies are having a hard time separating the chances of the two top fillies in Saturday’s Flight Stakes 2014 field with Winx and First Seal co-favourites in the early markets for the Randwickclash. One of three Group 1 features on the card in Sydney this weekend, this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Coolmore Flight Stakes…

Edward Manifold Stakes 2014 Field Features Thinking Of You

Edward Manifold Stakes 2014 Field Features Thinking Of You

Trainer Peter Moody has dually accepted for his Thousand Guineas bound filly Thinking Of You across two states this weekend including in the 2014 Edward Manifold Stakes at Flemington’s Turnbull Stakes Day in Melbourne. An undefeated daughter of Thorn Park, three-year-old Thinking Of You is one of the headline final acceptors for the $200,000 Group…

Winx Out Wide in 2014 Flight Stakes Field & Barriers

Winx Out Wide in 2014 Flight Stakes Field & Barriers

Chris Waller’s exciting filly Winx has a wide barrier to overcome if she’s to atone for a last start loss when coming up with her Tea Rose conqueror again in Saturday’s Flight Stakes 2014 at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Just nine three-year-old fillies make up the final field for his weekend’s $400,000 Group 1 Coolmore Flight…

Lady Sharapova to Take Flight on Firmer Track

Lady Sharapova to Take Flight on Firmer Track

Team Hawkes will have runners in all four Group 1 races around Australia this weekend including promising filly Lady Sharapova who is set to improve on her two recent defeats in Sydney’s Flight Stakes 2014. Last time out the three-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock ran a disappointing sixth to First Seal when beaten over four…

Entirely Platinum Stays Put for Turnbull Stakes 2014

Entirely Platinum Stays Put for Turnbull Stakes 2014

Team Hawkes are likely to keep Entirely Platinum in Melbourne for Saturday’s Group 1 Turnbull Stakes 2014 despite the galloper being nominated for both The Metropolitan and Craven Plate in Sydney on Saturday as well. A five-year-old son of Pentire, Entirely Platinum holds nominations for a trio of races across two states for the weekend…