News About 2014 Zipping Classic

Count Of Limonade Fighting Fit for Ballarat Cup 2014

Count Of Limonade Fighting Fit for Ballarat Cup 2014

Four-year-old entire Count Of Limonade may have been scratched from last Saturday’s Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) due to a high temperature but he shouldn’t be discounted in the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this Saturday because of it. Trainer Mick Price is adamant the horse will be fighting fit when he lines up in the…

Epingle Will Likely Back Up in Ballarat Cup 2014

Epingle Will Likely Back Up in Ballarat Cup 2014

Nominations for the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) were taken yesterday, with 35 stayers declaring for the race. Headlining the nominations is the Michael Kent-trained Epingle, who was seen just three days ago running second to Au Revoir in the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown. It is very likely the seven-year-old mare will back-up…

2014 Hong Kong Vase off the Cards for Au Revoir

2014 Hong Kong Vase off the Cards for Au Revoir

OTI Racing Director Terry Henderson has ruled out a trip to Hong Kong for Au Revoir, who won the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) on Saturday. Directly following the win at Sandown, Henderson confirmed the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase (2400m) would be the four-year-old entire’s next point of call. However after speaking to trainer…

2014 Zipping Classic Winner is Au Revoir

2014 Zipping Classic Winner is Au Revoir

Classy French import Au Revoir has delivered OTI Racing a second impressive staying title at Sandown this afternoon; kicking well in the final straight to take out the featured Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) by a bob of the head over a brave Epingle. Jumping from the gates well, Au Revoir was immediately led to…

2014 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Track Report

2014 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Track Report

Zipping Classic Day is set to host an impressive list of nine black type events at Sandown Racecourse today, highlighted by both the Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) and Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) for three-year-olds. Without doubt the biggest day at Sandown Racecourse each year, 2014 Sandown Guineas Day will kick off with the…

2014 Zipping Classic Betting Tips

2014 Zipping Classic Betting Tips

This Saturday a class line-up of end-of-season stayers will face off in the Zipping Classic 2014, betting tips and exotic selections for the weight-for-age Sandown feature detailed below. There are nine gallopers engaged in this year’s $350,000 Group 2 Deadly Design Zipping Classic (2400m), set to run as Sandown Race 5 at 3:25pm (AEDT) on…

Rialya to be Ridden Quiet in Zipping Classic 2014

Rialya to be Ridden Quiet in Zipping Classic 2014

Former Adelaide Cup winner Rialya will be ridden quiet in Saturday’s 2014 Zipping Classic with new trainer Matt Laurie hoping the horse can finish strongly and atone for a string of unremarkable runs. The Mornington-based Laurie has been in charge of the former Lloyd Kennewell-trained Adelaide galloper Rialya since late October preparing the seven-year-old veteran…

Green Moon to Improve in 2014 Zipping Classic

Green Moon to Improve in 2014 Zipping Classic

Owner Lloyd Williams has two chances to secure a seventh Zipping Classic win this weekend with his best hope being the on-the-improve former Melbourne Cup winner Green Moon. Williams and trainer Robert Hickmott withdrew their ‘sure-thing’ shot in this year’s $350,000 Group 2 Deadly Design Zipping Classic (2400m) with last year’s Caulfield Cup champ Fawkner…

Firm Track? Count Price Out of Zipping Classic 2014

Firm Track? Count Price Out of Zipping Classic 2014

Sandown Racecourse is currently rated a Good (3) but it will need to come down into the dead range for Caulfield-based trainer Mick Price not to scratch out his 2014 Zipping Classic hope on Saturday Count Of Limonade. The OTI Racing-owned Duke Of Marmalade stallion is one of nine stayers accepted to face off in…

2014 Zipping Classic Distance Test for Spillway

2014 Zipping Classic Distance Test for Spillway

While confident his horse is in the right form to win Saturday’s Zipping Classic 2014, trainer David Hayes admits the step up to 2400m again could be Spillway’s downfall at Sandown Racecourse. The Rail Link stallion is one of nine stayers making up the field for this year’s $350,000 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m), a…