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2014 William Reid Stakes Nominations Feature TJ Hopes

2014 William Reid Stakes Nominations Feature TJ Hopes

A field of potential $2.5 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) hopes have been nominated for the William Reid Stakes 2014 under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne this Friday night. One of the last elite levels of the Melbourne Festival of Racing, this weekend’s $400,000 Group 1 Hacer Group William Reid…

Rebel Dane To Make Melbourne Debut In Bobbie Lewis Quality

Rebel Dane To Make Melbourne Debut In Bobbie Lewis Quality

Rising sprinter Rebel Dane has been nominated to make his Melbourne racing debut in the Group 3 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. Twenty-five horses have been nominated to contest the $150,000 event with a number of in-form sprinters set to clash. Rebel Dane has competed exclusively in Sydney during his racing career but…

Commanding Jewel Narrow 2013 Carlyon Stakes Betting Favourite

Commanding Jewel Narrow 2013 Carlyon Stakes Betting Favourite

Leon Corstens’ returning Thousand Guineas winner Commanding Jewel may have been out of action for the past 10 months, but that hasn’t stopped the bookies installing her as the narrow favourite in the 2013 Carlyon Stakes odds for this weekend. After injury ruled the daughter of Commands out of the autumn the carnival lost one…

Commanding Jewel Heads 2013 Carlyon Stakes Nominations

Commanding Jewel Heads 2013 Carlyon Stakes Nominations

Leon Corstens’ Thousand Guineas winner Commanding Jewel is set to return to racing at Moonee Valley this weekend heading nominations taken for the Carlyon Stakes 2013. The now four-year-old daughter of Commands has won three of her five starts to date, most notably taking out the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) by three lengths last…

Adamantium to Return on 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Day

Adamantium to Return on 2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Day

While much of trainer Danny O’Brien’s spring attention is focused on the return of his Newmarket Handicap winner Shamexpress he’s also eyeing an early Group win for Adamantium who is set to return on Makybe Diva Stakes Day 2013. A rising five-year-old, Elusive City gelding Adamantium hasn’t raced since their two race salute at Flemington…

Black Caviar Dominates Newmarket Handicap 2013 Betting

Black Caviar Dominates Newmarket Handicap 2013 Betting

Despite being a doubtful starter in the 2013 Newmarket Handicap this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, Australia’s turf darling Black Caviarhas opened short priced favourite in the futures markets for the million dollar clash. Sixty-five gallopers were nominated for this year’s edition of the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m), set to run at…

Fontelina On Track for 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Fontelina On Track for 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Lightly-raced gelding Fontelina will be given the chance to claim Group 1 honours at the 2013 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival when he contests the prestigious 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on March 9. While the four-year-old has always shown ability, he emerged as a serious sprinter during the spring when he scored the biggest…

Adamantium to be Aimed at 2013 Newmarket Handicap

Adamantium to be Aimed at 2013 Newmarket Handicap

A dominant win by Adamantium in Tuesday’s Group 3 2013 Standish Handicap (1200m) has trainer Danny O’Brien dreaming of Group 1 glory and he will aim the four-year-old at the prestigious 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m). The Elusive City gelding bounced to an early lead and that is where he stayed for the entire trip as…

Good Ba Ba to Make Australian Debut – Standish Handicap 2013 Nominations

Good Ba Ba to Make Australian Debut – Standish Handicap 2013 Nominations

Veteran former Hong Kong galloper Good Ba Ba will make his Australian debut at Flemington on Tuesday in the Group 3 2013 Standish Handicap (1200m). The 11-year-old was transferred by connections to Rick Hore-Lacy at Caulfield earlier this year and is one of 25 nominations for the $150,000 New Year’s Day feature. The son of…

Zedi Knight Tops Christmas Stakes 2012 Nominations – Boxing Day Races

Zedi Knight Tops Christmas Stakes 2012 Nominations – Boxing Day Races

Brendan McCarthy’s veteran local galloper Zedi Knight tops the nominations, weights and ballot for the big race this Boxing Day, entries for the 2012 Christmas Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse next Wednesday, December 26, now out. A bumper list of 27 nominees were taken for this year’s edition of the $120,000 Listed Christmas Stakes (1200m) with…