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2016 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

A talent rich nine race card has been confirmed to run at Caulfield for 2016 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day today, highlighted by three Group 1 feature races including the headline race for two-year-olds. It is a fine day in the greater Melbourne metropolitan area today and the Caulfield track has been rated a Good…

Futurity Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Futurity Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield; a race that represents terrific value from a betting standpoint and plenty of opportunities to place winning wagers. Turn Me Loose is yet to herald much interest in Futurity Stakes betting markets at but remains clear…

Futurity Stakes Betting Update and Preview

Futurity Stakes Betting Update and Preview

A less-than-capacity field of twelve will line up at Caulfield on Saturday for the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m), however the incredible depth of talent confirmed underlines the race as a particularly interesting one from a betting perspective. Kiwi raider Turn Me Loose faded late for fourth in the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes (1400m)…

Turn Me Loose Tops 2016 Futurity Stakes Field & Odds

Turn Me Loose Tops 2016 Futurity Stakes Field & Odds

Murray Baker’s Emirates Stakes winning New Zealand galloper from the spring Turn Me Loose has opened favourite in betting to win the Futurity Stakes 2016 second-up at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. Last season the four-year-old son of Iffraaj enjoyed a trio of wins in succession in Melbourne including the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) over…

Suavito Leads 2016 Futurity Stakes Nominations

Suavito Leads 2016 Futurity Stakes Nominations

Nigel Blackiston’s defending champion Suavito headlines the Futurity Stakes 2016 nominations taken for the Blue Diamond Stakes Day classic at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne. There are three top level races on the program for Saturday including the weight-for-age $500,000 Group 1 ittalktravel Futurity Stakes (1400m) that has attracted 17 nominations. Leading the early…

Hucklebuck Backs Up in 2016 Futurity Stakes

Hucklebuck Backs Up in 2016 Futurity Stakes

A rematch with Nigel Blackiston’s defending champ Suavito is on the cards for the Phillip Stokes-trained Hucklebuck in the Futurity Stakes 2016 after his big run for third behind the mare in the CF Orr Stakes over the weekend. Adelaide-trained Elvstroem five-year-old Hucklebuck returned to racing on January 23 with a close fourth to Holler…

Currie Retains Suavito Ride in Futurity Stakes 2016

Currie Retains Suavito Ride in Futurity Stakes 2016

Flemington horseman Nigel Blackiston has confirmed jockey Luke Currie will retain the ride on his CF Orr Stakes winning mare Suavito when she defends her title in the 2016 Futurity Stakes on Blue Diamond Stakes Day Saturday week. Thorn Park five-year-old Suavito returned off a lengthy break to score a three-quarter length win over the…

2016 CF Orr Stakes Results: Suavito Returns to Win

2016 CF Orr Stakes Results: Suavito Returns to Win

Nigel Blackiston’s classy mare Suavito returned from a lengthy seven month let-up to score another elite level win thanks to a gun ride first-up at Caulfield in the CF Orr Stakes 2016. The five-year-old daughter of Thorn Park hadn’t raced since her seventh in last year’s Doncaster Mile in Sydney, undergoing subsequent surgery to remove…

Melbourne Autumn Group 1s Next For Solicit

Melbourne Autumn Group 1s Next For Solicit

Despite running second as the beaten favourite first-up in Sydney over the weekend trainer Gerald Ryan is pleased with the return of his class mare Solicit who now heads south for the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1s. The five-year-old Street Cry mare had her first run since last November in Saturday’s $200,000 Group 2…

Suavito On Track for CF Orr Stakes 2016 Return

Suavito On Track for CF Orr Stakes 2016 Return

Next month’s 2016 CF Orr Stakes is the firming first-up choice for Nigel Blackiston’s Group 1 winning mare Suavito after an impressive Flemington jump-out on Friday morning. The five-year-old daughter of Thorn Park impressed her trainer with a solid piece of work ahead of her resuming run this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Blackiston has confirmed…