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2014 Ipswich Cup Nominations Released

2014 Ipswich Cup Nominations Released

A talented list of 18 runners have been nominated for an appearance in this weekend’s featured Ipswich Cup (2150m) in Queensland, highlighted by several noted performers throughout the 2014 racing calendar so-far. Contesting a total of four race victories and a further seven minor places from 24 competitive starts to date, trainer Pat Carey has…

2014 Sydney Cup Winner is The Offer

2014 Sydney Cup Winner is The Offer

Talented stayer The Offer has produced an incredible final straight sprint to continue his strong run of form this season and win the major Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Jumping only fairly, The Offer settled well within the pack, allowing early leaders Angola, stable…

Waller Dominates 2014 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations

Waller Dominates 2014 Neville Sellwood Stakes Nominations

Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller has included seven horses in the 2014 Neville Sellwood Stakes nominations, but only a couple of his gallopers are expected to contest the Group 1 event. Headlining the Waller-trained stars in the Neville Sellwood Stakes is triple Group 1 winner Boban, who was far from disgraced when seventh on a slow…

2014 Newmarket Handicap Day Scratchings And Track Report

2014 Newmarket Handicap Day Scratchings And Track Report

Super Saturday is one of the biggest days on the Australian racing calendar and there is plenty of exciting racing right across the Flemington card; headlined by the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and Group 1 Australian Cup(2000m). There have been no scratchings from either of the Group 1 events this afternoon and the Flemington…

Prince Of Penzance Included In 2014 Mornington Cup Field

Prince Of Penzance Included In 2014 Mornington Cup Field

Prince Of Penzance has been included in the 2014 Mornington Cup final field; with trainer Darren Weir electing to keep the progressive stayer in Victoria rather than head to Tasmania for the Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m). The Pentire gelding has performed strongly throughout his summer preparation, winning at Moonee Valley on December 28 by…

2014 Mornington Cup Nominations Released

2014 Mornington Cup Nominations Released

The 2014 Mornington Cup nominations have been released; with sixteen stayers a chance of chasing direct entry into the Caulfield Cup in the Listed event at Mornington next Wednesday. Headlining the Mornington Cup nominations is Darren Weir-trained Prince Of Penzance, who stamped himself as the favourite for the race with his tough win in the Listed…

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK apprentice jockey Oisin Murphy enjoyed a stakes win to start the New Year at Flemington Racecourse on Wednesday saluting in the $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) aboard progressive stayer Outback Joe. Regular rider for famous English trainer Andrew Balding, Murphy is currently on loan to Melbourne’s Danny O’Brien for our summer. On New…

Award Season Gains Mornington Cup 2013 Start

Award Season Gains Mornington Cup 2013 Start

Kris Lees’ highly spruiked Sydney Award Season has gained a start in this afternoon’s 2013 Mornington Cup as the first emergency following yesterday’s scratching of Dame Claire much to the relief of their Broadmeadow-based trainer. When markets for the $350,000 Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) were first released it was Tuscan Fire heading the odds however…

Carey Eyes Caulfield Cup 2013 Ballot Exemption at Mornington

Carey Eyes Caulfield Cup 2013 Ballot Exemption at Mornington

Local trainer Pat Carey has accepted for a quartet of his stayers in Wednesday’s 2013 Mornington Cup as he looks to qualify one of them for a far more ambitious target later in the year – the $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m). Victoria’s richest country cup clash, the $350,000 Listed Mornington Cup…

Tuscan Fire Narrow 2013 Mornington Cup Betting Favourite

Tuscan Fire Narrow 2013 Mornington Cup Betting Favourite

Dan O’Sullivan’s consistent six-year-old stayer Tuscan Fire has opened favourite in the Mornington Cup 2013 odds for this Wednesday but there are a number of rival gallopers hot on their heels in the markets. Running as Mornington Race 8 at 4:00pm (AEST) this year’s edition of the $350,000 Listed Centrebet Mornington Cup (2400m) drew 14…