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).

Lankan Rupee’s disappointing Newmarket Handicap was due to a torn muscle in his chest. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

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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.

Brazen Beau never appeared in doubt when winning this afternoon’s Newmarket Handicap by three lengths. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Jumping from the gates well, ‘Magic Man’ Joao ...

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).

Lankan Rupee has firmed as favourite in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap betting. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Just nine sprinters will run down the ...

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.

Terravista (centre), Chautauqua (outside), and Lankan Rupee (inside) will all ...

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.

Lankan Rupee will defend his Group 1 Newmarket Handicap title at Flemington on Saturday. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

A total of nine sprinters are set to run down the ...

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).

Can Terravista become the first horse since 1917 to win the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap first-up? Photo by Steve Hart.

Just nine sprinters are set to run down the Flemington ...

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.

Chautauqua continues to pay the shortest odds in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap betting. Photo by Race Horse ...

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 Ladbrokes.com.au to win the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m).

Chautuaqua will be hard to beat in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Jockey Dwayne Dunn also believes the return to 1200 metres could ...

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.

Lankan Rupee is in a great position heading towards the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

There was less ...

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.

Lankan Rupee will jump from barrier nine as he defends his Group 1 Newmarket Handicap title. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Perhaps some were put off ...