News About 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap

Spring On for 2016 Aurie’s Star Winner Sooboog

Spring On for 2016 Aurie’s Star Winner Sooboog

Darren Weir is eyeing a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for his in-form stallion Sooboog who broke a year-long winning drought with success in the 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington over the weekend. The four-year-old son of Snitzel notably added to his eventual value at stud taking out the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star…

2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Tips and Betting Preview

Eleven runners remain in contention for Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Ruettiger has returned to racing in smart form this time and remains an outright $3.60 favourite in 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap betting…

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Caulfield’s Mick Price hopes keeping his last start Flemington winner Mighty Like fresh will be the key to him posting a second win down the straight in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap. The seven-year-old Host gelding continued a nice record at Flemington Racecourse on July 23 winning a Benchmark 90 over 1200m carrying 58.5kg to…

Dual Acceptors Head 2016 Spring Stakes Betting

Dual Acceptors Head 2016 Spring Stakes Betting

Two runners that are dually accepted across two states for this weekend’s racing sit top of the markets for Adelaide’s Spring Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse. Both the Henry Dwyer-trained mare Beirut and the Darren Weir-trained Sooboog are accepted for both Flemington’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) in Melbourne as well as Adelaide’s $120,000…

Ruettiger Leads Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 Odds

Ruettiger Leads Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 Odds

The Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained sprint specialist Ruettiger has opened favourite to secure back-to-back wins down the famous Flemington straight in the 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap this weekend. The Duporth five-year-old is one of a dozen remaining hopes in the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) for the first Group race of the new…

2016 Spring Stakes Field Features Beirut

2016 Spring Stakes Field Features Beirut

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare from Melbourne Beirut could have her swansong start in Saturday’s Spring Stakes 2016 field in Adelaide after being dually accepted across two states for the weekend’s racing. The six-year-old daughter of Lonhro is heading to the breeding barn but gets a chance to secure one final Black-Type win. Dwyer has accepted…

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Lindsay Park’s returning European import Dibayani is the highest rated and weighted acceptor for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. The opening Group race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) has attracted a final field of 13 and is set to run as Flemington…

Straight Track to Suit Dibayani in Aurie’s Star

Straight Track to Suit Dibayani in Aurie’s Star

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig believes the straight track at Flemington Racecourse could be the key to uncovering better Melbourne form from Dibayani who returns to racing in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap. The Shamardal seven-year-old races for the first time since his distant ninth behind 2016 Cox Plate-bound Lucia Valentina in Randwick’s Group 1 Queen Elizabeth…

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare Beirut is the headline early entry for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 that kicks off Group racing in Melbourne at Flemington Racecourse for the new season. Saved for this weekend’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) after bypassing a run in last Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield,…

Angland Confident with Smart Volatility in Aurie’s Star

Angland Confident with Smart Volatility in Aurie’s Star

Jockey Tye Angland posted his 700th winner over the weekend and is confident of adding to that record in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap aboard Smart Volatility. Angland enjoyed two Rosehill wins last Saturday including aboard the Chris Waller-trained Marenostro in the Listed Winter Challenge (1500m), form he is hoping to bring to Melbourne this…