News About 2014 Newmarket Handicap

Samaready Drifts For T.J. Smith following Newmarket Failure

Samaready Drifts For T.J. Smith following Newmarket Failure

Despite a less-than-convincing appearance in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington last weekend, leading trainer Mick Price has confirmed classy mare Samaready will press on with original autumn plans, rather than immediately returning to the spelling paddock.

Samaready has drifted in betting markets ahead of the 2014 T.J. Smith Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Figuring as a ...

2014 Newmarket Handicap Results – Lankan Rupee Stamps Himself As A Sprinting Star

2014 Newmarket Handicap Results – Lankan Rupee Stamps Himself As A Sprinting Star

Lankan Rupee has produced an outstanding performance in the 2014 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington this afternoon to stamp himself as Australia’s newest sprinting star.

Lankan Rupee scores his second straight Group 1 victory with an ultra impressive performance in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Lankan Rupee sat just off the speed in ...

Sprit Of Boom In Peak Form Ahead of Newmarket Handicap

Sprit Of Boom In Peak Form Ahead of Newmarket Handicap

Queensland-based trainer Tony Gollan believes stable star Spirit Of Boom is the real deal in today’s major Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m), despite coming up against one the race’s most talented fields since the turn of the century.

Trainer Tony Gollan is confident Spirit Of Boom can figure in the 2014 Newmarket Handicap. Photo: Steve Hart

Yet to win ...

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

The 2014 Newmarket Handicap has drawn one of the strongest fields in the recent history of the event and the betting market for the Group 1 event is extremely competitive.

Lankan Rupee is equal favourite in 2014 Newmarket Handicap betting markets along with stablemate Samaready and last year's winner Shamexpress. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Samaready, Lankan Rupee and ...

2014 Newmarket Handicap Day Scratchings And Track Report

2014 Newmarket Handicap Day Scratchings And Track Report

Super Saturday is one of the biggest days on the Australian racing calendar and there is plenty of exciting racing right across the Flemington card; headlined by the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and Group 1 Australian Cup(2000m).

Shamexpress will defend his title in the 2014 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

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2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips & Selections

2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips & Selections

Queensland Group 1 peformer Spirit Of Boom is among the Races.com.au team's Newmarket Handicap tips. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The action of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival continues at Flemington Racecourse this weekend for Newmarket Handicap Day and the 2014 Newmarket Handicap tips and selections for the meeting’s major are listed below.

There are 15 horses in the mix ...

Newmarket Handicap 2014 Form & Preview

Newmarket Handicap 2014 Form & Preview

One-time Newmarket Handicap favourite Lankan Rupee comes into the race with the right form having won the Oakleigh Plate. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

This Saturday a star-studded field of 15 sprinters will face off at Flemington Racecourse in the 2014 Newmarket Handicap, a full form guide and preview for which are detailed below.

Scheduled as Flemington Race 6 ...

O’Hara Eyeing Newmarket Glory with Va Pensiero

O’Hara Eyeing Newmarket Glory with Va Pensiero

Sydney-based Jockey Kathy O’Hara has never ridden a horse to victory at Melbourne’s Flemington racecourse, but is hopeful of a return in fortunes this weekend when partnering the resuming Va Pensiero in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m).

Jockey Kathy O'Hara is confident of a strong showing from resuming Va Pensiero in the 2014 Newmarket Handicap. Photo: Steve Hart

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2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting – Shamexpress Equal Favourite

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting – Shamexpress Equal Favourite

Shamexpress is out to defend their Newmarket Handicap title on the weekend. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

After some early money from the punters the Danny O’Brien-trained Shamexpress has firmed into equal favourite with fellow four-year-old Lankan Rupee to win Saturday’s Newmarket Handicap 2014.

One of two elite level features running at Flemington Racecourse this weekend, the $1 million Group ...

Foreteller Set for 2014 Australian Cup Test

Foreteller Set for 2014 Australian Cup Test

Jockey Craig Newitt is confident Foreteller can run a good race in Saturday's 2014 Australian Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Jockey Craig Newitt has an ace association with Newmarket Handicap Day having enjoyed plenty of success on the Flemington meeting over the years, something he believes he can continue when he partners with Foreteller in the 2014 Australian Cup...