News About 2016 Spring Stakes

Beirut Bows Out the Spring Stakes 2016 Winner

Beirut Bows Out the Spring Stakes 2016 Winner

A trip to Adelaide proved a winning move for the Henry Dwyer-trained mare Beirut who won her career swansong with a Morphettville victory in the 2016 Spring Stakes over the weekend. The six-year-old daughter of Lonhro scratched out of Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington, subsequently won by the Darren Weir-trained Sooboog,…

Spring Stakes Tips and Betting

Spring Stakes Tips and Betting

Ten runners remain in contention for Saturday’s Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville Racecourse following scratchings; representing particularly good value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Victorian raider Beirut remains a clear $3.50 favourite in 2016 Spring Stakes betting markets with leading online bookie , ahead of…

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…

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…

2016 Spring Stakes Nominations Feature Hucklebuck

2016 Spring Stakes Nominations Feature Hucklebuck

Phillip Stokes’ Group 1 winner Hucklebuck is the top-rated of the Spring Stakes 2016 nominations for Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide this weekend. A bumper 21 nominees are in the mix for Saturday’s $120,000 Group 3 David R Coles AM Spring Stakes (1200m), which kicks off Group racing in South Australia for the new season. Headline…

Beirut Likely to Bypass Bletchingly Stakes 2016

Beirut Likely to Bypass Bletchingly Stakes 2016

Caulfield’s Henry Dwyer is likely to save his flying mare Beirut for Saturday week’s Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington instead of running her in the 2016 Bletchingly Stakes this weekend. The in-form Lonhro five-year-old has won her past four on the trot, most recently defeating Nadeem Lass by a half-length in a Mares Handicap over…