News About 2016 Darley Classic

Emirates Stakes Day 2016: Tips & Preview

Emirates Stakes Day 2016: Tips & Preview

2016 Emirates Stakes Day finishes-up the Melbourne Cup Carnival this Saturday, November 5, at Flemington Racecourse and below are the Races.com.au Flemington tips for all nine races on ‘Family Day’. The racing action kicks off at 12:15pm (AEDT) and continues through until the card closer at 5:45pm (AEDT) with six Black-Type features peppered across the…

Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Sydney horseman Bryce Heys is far from announcing his stallion Spieth as a winning hope in Saturday’s 2016 Darley Classic but believes his consistent four-year-old is worthy of a shot at the big time. The $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m), run down the famous Flemington straight on Emirates Stakes Day to close out…

2016 Darley Classic Tips & Odds Update

2016 Darley Classic Tips & Odds Update

The Darley Classic 2016 tips for the sprint feature on Emirates Stakes Day this Saturday at Flemington along with the latest odds are listed below. Running as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT), this weekend’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) features 12 weight-for-age sprinters. It is a wide open affair in Darley Classic…

2016 Darley Classic Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Darley Classic Form Guide & Betting Preview

The second of the final two Group 1 races for the Melbourne Cup Carnival is Saturday’s Darley Classic 2016, a full form guide and betting preview for the Flemington sprint showdown found below. Due to jump as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) featuring a dozen sprinters, the $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m)…

Open 2016 Darley Classic Field & Betting Market Released

Open 2016 Darley Classic Field & Betting Market Released

The punters are in for a tough job at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday with a wide open field of sprinters to face off in the Darley Classic 2016. A host of top season three-year-olds are set to bypass the $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) this Melbourne Cup Carnival including the Peter & Paul…

No 2016 Darley Classic for Capitalist

No 2016 Darley Classic for Capitalist

After failing to make a full recovery from the stone bruise that kept him out of last weekend’s Coolmore Stud Stakes, Capitalist will now also miss the Darley Classic 2016 at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Peter & Paul Snowden advised Racing Victoria (RV) stewards on Melbourne Cup Day that three-year-old Written Tycoon colt Capitalist would…

Capitalist Scratched from Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016

Capitalist Scratched from Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016

Peter & Paul Snowden’s Golden Slipper winning colt Capitalist has been scratched from Saturday’s 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes field due to a stone bruise. The Written Tycoon colt will miss a start-studded edition of the $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) on VRC Derby Day, but could race in Saturday week’s $1 million Group…

Price Pair Set for Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016

Price Pair Set for Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016

Caulfield’s Mick Price is finding it hard to separate the chances of his 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes duo Extreme Choice and Flying Artie, but admits the former could be hard to hold off down the Flemington straight on Saturday. Price chases his first win in the $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington…

Capitalist Could be Saved for 2016 Darley Classic

Capitalist Could be Saved for 2016 Darley Classic

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is yet to confirm whether the stable’s Golden Slipper winner Capitalist will line-up in this weekend’s Coolmore Stud Stakes or be saved for Saturday week’s Darley Classic 2016 against the older sprinters. Last Friday night the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Written Tycoon colt was scratched from the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m),…

2016 Darley Classic First Acceptances Feature Extreme Choice

2016 Darley Classic First Acceptances Feature Extreme Choice

Mick Price’s Moir Stakes winning three-year-old Extreme Choice is one of 25 sprinters making up the Darley Classic 2016 first acceptances for the Flemington feature on Emirates Stakes Day this Melbourne Cup Carnival. Due to run down the famous Flemington straight on Saturday November 5 on the fourth and final day of the Melbourne Cup…