News About Aaron Purcell

2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes First Acceptances Taken

2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes First Acceptances Taken

First acceptances for next year’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 have attracted over 700 young hopefuls with a record number of entries for the autumn classic. The richest race for juveniles held during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, the next edition of the stallion-making Group 1 $1.5 million Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) is scheduled…

2018 Rosehill Guineas Target for Villermont

2018 Rosehill Guineas Target for Villermont

Trainer Aaron Purcell is hoping to capitalise on the eye-catching Sandown Guineas success of Villermont from the weekend in the autumn with the up-and-coming colt to target the Rosehill Guineas 2017 over the ATC Derby. Purcell, who replaced the suspended Ciaron Maher, has been flying high this spring with his success headlined by the Group…

Sandown Cup Winner Fanatic Targets Adelaide Cup 2018

Sandown Cup Winner Fanatic Targets Adelaide Cup 2018

Another two mile contest calls for the progressive Lindsay Park-trained mare Fanatic who targets the 2018 Adelaide Cup in the autumn next year following her Sandown Cup success at Ladbrokes Park over the weekend. It was a gutsy performance on Zipping Classic Day in the Listed $150,000 Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m) by both the winning…

Ladbrokes Sandown Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Ladbrokes Sandown Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

The final two-mile showdown of the spring will be run and won at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday, our insider 2017 Sandown Cup betting tips and updated odds on the staying feature detailed below. Due to run early on the Zipping Classic Day card as Race 3 at 1:35pm (AEDT), it is a diminutive and diminishing…

2017 Sandown Cup Field & Odds: Gallic Chieftain Favourite

2017 Sandown Cup Field & Odds: Gallic Chieftain Favourite

The Darren Weir-trained Gallic Chieftain is up in weight and distance but still tipped as the stayer to beat over the two miles in the Ladbrokes Sandown Cup 2017 field this Saturday. A key feature on the Zipping Classic Day card a Ladbrokes Park, this year’s Listed $150,000 Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m) field features a…

Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2017 Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2017 Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

The bookies are having a hard time separating the top two three-year-olds in 2017 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas betting for Saturday with Beau Geste and Snitzepeg batting for top spot in the markets on the mile showdown. Running as Ladbrokes Park Race 8 at 4:40pm (AEDT) as part of a bumper 10-race card for Zipping Classic…

2017 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Field Features Beau Geste

2017 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Field Features Beau Geste

The James Cummings-trained Beau Geste is one of the headline three-year-olds in Saturday’s Sandown Guineas 2017 field at Ladbrokes Park backing-up off a big VRC Derby Day run. Due to run as Race 8 at 4:40pm (AEST) at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s final race day of the season, this year’s Group 2 $250,000 Ladbrokes…

2017 Sandown Guineas nominations: Weir has 3 entries

2017 Sandown Guineas nominations: Weir has 3 entries

Victoria’s leading trainer Darren Weir has three horses among the nominations for the Group 2 $250,000 Sandown Guineas (1600m) at Sandown on Saturday. Weir has entered the well performed Snitzepeg, two times winner Tamasa and the last start winner Peaceful State who are among the nineteen nominations for the 1600m contest for the three year…

2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

Twelve of the season’s best young sprinting fillies do battle at Flemington Racecourse today in the Ladies Day feature race, our insider VRC Oaks 2017 betting tips and updated odds on the Cup Carnival clash detailed below. The penultimate event on Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, this season’s Group 1 $1 million VRC…

Luvaluva Value in VRC Oaks 2017 Betting

Luvaluva Value in VRC Oaks 2017 Betting

Sydney horseman John Sargent is quietly confident his Wakeful Stakes winning filly Luvaluva could have what it takes to upset the odds-on favourite Aloisia in 2017 VRC Oaks betting this Thursday. A final field of 12 three-year-old spring fillies with staying potential are engaged to face off in Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) on…