News About 2016 Bel Esprit Stakes

Java Faces Tough Task in Bel Esprit Stakes

Java Faces Tough Task in Bel Esprit Stakes

Lee Freedman is pleased with the condition of Java in the lead-up to Saturday’s Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield, but concedes the four-year-old faces a big task in success against a talent-rich field, first-up. Java experienced something of a meteoric rise to prominence as a three-year-old through the 2015 edition of the Autumn…

2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

A talented and capacity field of fourteen plus three emergencies has been confirmed for Saturday’s 2016 Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Sheidel has returned to racing in slick form this time and remains outright $4.60 favourite…

Sheidel Tops 2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Odds

Sheidel Tops 2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Odds

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained mare Sheidel is top fancy in Bel Esprit Stakes 2016 betting to take out the feature race at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday in Melbourne. Heading the nine-race card running as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:35pm (AEST), this year’s $120,000 Listed Sheen Group Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) is set to…

Under The Louvre Leads 2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Field

Under The Louvre Leads 2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Field

Robert Smerdon’s Group 1 placed galloper Under The Louvre kicks off another autumn campaign this weekend in the Bel Esprit Stakes 2016 carrying top weight for the Caulfield sprint feature. Set to run as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:35pm (AEST) as the penultimate event on the Melbourne program this Saturday, the $120,000 Listed Sheen Group…

Caulfield Run for The Goodwood Hope Hellova Street

Caulfield Run for The Goodwood Hope Hellova Street

Scott Brunton’s super consistent Tasmanian galloper Hellova Street has a hell of a lot of travelling to do over the next few weeks with the five-year-old heading towards Adelaide’s 2016 The Goodwood via a Melbourne run at Caulfield on Saturday. To date the in-form Helike five-year-old has had 17 starts for nine wins, four seconds…

Pretty Possum Chases Stakes Success in Bel Esprit

Pretty Possum Chases Stakes Success in Bel Esprit

Benalla horseman Russell Osborne is “hitting and hoping” for the best with his in-form mare Pretty Possum who chases her first black-type win in the 2016 Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on the weekend. Last time out the six-year-old daughter of Hillman went to Adelaide for a shot at Morphettville’s Listed Manihi Classic (1100m),…

2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Weights Released

2016 Bel Esprit Stakes Weights Released

The Robert Smerdon-trained Under The Louvre has been allocated the 60kg top weight for the feature race in Melbourne this weekend, the Bel Esprit Stakes 2016 running at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. On Tuesday the handicaps for all 29 nominees entered for this year’s $120,000 Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) were released by Racing Victoria,…