News About 2015 Newmarket Handicap

Lankan Rupee’s Disappointing 2015 Newmarket Handicap Run Due to Injury

Lankan Rupee’s Disappointing 2015 Newmarket Handicap Run Due to Injury

Lankan Rupee was the $3 favourite to win the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday, however the race didn’t go as planned for the defending champion, who dropped out of running and finished sixth (of nine). The Mick Price-trained gelding was vetted following his four and a half length loss to Brazen…

Brazen Beau Wins 2015 Newmarket Handicap

Brazen Beau Wins 2015 Newmarket Handicap

Brazen Beau has delivered a thrashing to the world’s three best sprinters at Flemington this afternoon; comfortably kicking clear of his rivals to take out the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) by three lengths. Jumping from the gates well, ‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira pressed the I Am Invincible colt forward from the barriers and settled…

2015 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

2015 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

Super Saturday at Flemington Racecourse will see a full black-type race meeting that includes two impressive Group One races worth $1 million, one of which is the Newmarket Handicap (1200m), which is running at 3:50pm (AEDT). Just nine sprinters will run down the Flemington straight, which is the smallest field size in the race’s history, but…

2015 Flemington Super Saturday Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Flemington Super Saturday Scratchings & Track Report

Flemington Racecourse will play host to Super Saturday this afternoon with two of the biggest Autumn Racing Carnival events running on the same day – the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m). The two races are like chalk and cheese, giving punters plenty of variety. The entire nine-race card is…

2015 Newmarket Handicap Betting Tips

2015 Newmarket Handicap Betting Tips

The Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is one of two Group One races running at Flemington this Saturday, reigniting the spring rivalry between Lankan Rupee, Chautauqua, and Terravista. A total of nine sprinters are set to run down the Flemington straight; while it may be the smallest field size in the race’s history there is…

2015 Newmarket Handicap Form Guide & Preview

2015 Newmarket Handicap Form Guide & Preview

Super Saturday at Flemington will play host to two Group One races this weekend, the first of which is the Newmarket Handicap (1200m), running as race 6 at 3:50pm (AEDT). Just nine sprinters are set to run down the Flemington straight in search of the $1 million total prize money on offer, the smallest field…

2015 Newmarket Handicap Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

2015 Newmarket Handicap Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

The 2015 Newmarket Handicap will hold the smallest field in the race’s history on Saturday after just nine of the 22 nominated sprinters accepted for the race. Despite the small field size, there’s no denying the talent involved in this year’s edition. Three of the world’s highest-rated sprinters will go head-to-head in the Group 1…

Chautauqua Will Bring ‘A’ Game to Newmarket Handicap 2015

Chautauqua Will Bring ‘A’ Game to Newmarket Handicap 2015

Wayne Hawkes may have come out yesterday stating Chautauqua is “not really a 1200-metre horse” but the four-year-old gelding remains the $3 favourite at to win the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m). Jockey Dwayne Dunn also believes the return to 1200 metres could help the gelding net his first Group One race win. Chautauqua is…

Lankan Rupee “Spot On” for 2015 Newmarket Handicap

Lankan Rupee “Spot On” for 2015 Newmarket Handicap

You might be quick to assume the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) running at Flemington this Saturday will simply be a reenactment of the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) but Craig Newitt believes the race conditions are vastly different. There was less than one length separating the first three home – Terravista, Chautauqua, and Lankan…

2015 Newmarket Handicap Field Features 9 Sprinters

2015 Newmarket Handicap Field Features 9 Sprinters

The 22 horses nominated for the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m), which is running at Flemington this Saturday, has been whittled down to just nine following the final field announcement on Wednesday morning. Perhaps some were put off by the presence of three of the world’s highest-rated sprinters with Lankan Rupee, Terravista, and Chautauqua all…