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Sessions Holds On To Win 2013 The Shorts

Sessions Holds On To Win 2013 The Shorts

Darley entire Sessions held off a fast-finishing Aeronautical to win the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) by the narrowest of margins at Royal Randwick this afternoon. While the rest of the field headed to the outside, jockey Joshua Parr kept Sessions on the inside rail and he raced to the lead with 200 metres left to…

The Goodwood 2013 Results – Platelet Wins

The Goodwood 2013 Results – Platelet Wins

Platelet has executed the elusive Adelaide double, winning the 2013 The Goodwood at Morphettville racecourse today on the back of her Robert Sangster Stakes win. The four-year-old stormed down the final straight to win the 2013 The Goodwood in front of Conservatorium, who finished second at big odds, and Altar, who passed the post in…

2013 The Goodwood Form Guide & Betting Preview

2013 The Goodwood Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday a field full of smart sprinters will face off in Adelaide’s richest race with The Goodwood 2013 running at Morphettville Racecourse, and to help you sort the pretenders from the genuine contenders below is a detailed form analysis and betting guide on the autumn classic. Set to run as Morphettville Race 7 at…

2013 The Goodwood Odds – Moment Of Change Over $2

2013 The Goodwood Odds – Moment Of Change Over $2

Premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody will vie for back-to-back wins in The Goodwood 2013 this weekend with his top chance Moment Of Change now paying over $2 in the markets for the Morphettville feature. At some bookies the Barley A Moment four-year-old, winner of the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) last spring, is…

Galah Gears Up for 2013 The Goodwood

Galah Gears Up for 2013 The Goodwood

It’s off to Adelaide for team Darley this Saturday with the Peter Snowden-trained four-year-old Galah gearing up for their resuming run in The Goodwood 2013 at Morphettville Racecourse. A winner of four of their 15 starts to date, most notably the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes over the Flemington mile back in October of 2011,…

Bumper 2013 Sapphire Stakes Field Released

Bumper 2013 Sapphire Stakes Field Released

A full field of 18 fillies and mares has been accepted for the Sapphire Stakes 2013 on Australian Derby Day at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday which was won 12 months ago by the ace Atlantic Jewel ahead of her Group 1 All Aged Stakes (1400m) victory at Royal Randwick on Sydney Cup Day. Set to…

Ladies Line Up in 2013 Birthday Card Stakes Field

Ladies Line Up in 2013 Birthday Card Stakes Field

This Saturday Sydney’s Rosehill Racecourse will host the latest Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival meeting with the fillies and mares finishing things up in the Birthday Card Stakes 2013. Rounding out the action of Rosehill Guineas Day as Race 9 at 5:45pm (AEST) this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Ascend Sales Trophies Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) has…

2012 Caulfield Sprint Betting Tips & Preview

2012 Caulfield Sprint Betting Tips & Preview

While the big one in Melbourne this Saturday is the highly-anticipated Group 1 Caulfield Cup there are still plenty of other races taking place at the Caulfield meeting to tie the punters over including the Caulfield Sprint 2012, the Races.com.au team’s insider tips for which are detailed below. There are 11 sprinters engaged to face…

Howmuchdoyouloveme Leads 2012 Caulfield Sprint Odds

Howmuchdoyouloveme Leads 2012 Caulfield Sprint Odds

Con Karakatsanis’ flying four-year-old Howmuchdoyouloveme has opened favourite to win their fourth race on the trot when they resume racing in the Caulfield Sprint 2012 on Caulfield Cup Day this Saturday. The in-form Written Tycoon gelding was undefeated during the winter winning all three of their starts, most recently running away with Grafton’s premier sprint…

Hallowell Belle takes out 2012 Darby Munro Stakes

Hallowell Belle takes out 2012 Darby Munro Stakes

Gai Waterhouse-trained filly Hallowell Belle has taken out the $100,000 2012 Darby Munro Stakes (1200m) ahead of Altar and Ever The Same at Rosehill Gardens today. The three-year-old continued her good start to 2012 which includes consecutive third placings in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes and Surround Stakes. With regular Waterhouse jockey Tommy Berry…