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2017 Naturalism Stakes Field Features Caulfield Cup Hopes

2017 Naturalism Stakes Field Features Caulfield Cup Hopes

The Naturalism Stakes 2017 takes place at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday and a field of potential Caulfield Cup horses are set to do battle in the Group 3. Run this year as the Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Cup, the $150,000 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) has drawn a capacity field of 16 starters. The bulk…

Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2017 Betting: He’s Our Rokkii Favourite

Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2017 Betting: He’s Our Rokkii Favourite

An inside barrier draw and nice first-up run has seen the Lindsay Park-trained He’s Our Rokkii open top of the 2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes odds for his Moonee Valley run this weekend.   The lead-up to the spring majors in Melbourne continues on Saturday with 11 talented weight-for-age hopefuls facing off in the Group 2 $250,000 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m).  Leading the latest Dato’…

2017 The Metropolitan Nominations: 9 for Waller

2017 The Metropolitan Nominations: 9 for Waller

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller has a dominant hand in early entries for both the Epsom Handicap and 2017 The Metropolitan, including nine for the latter and the top four in betting for the staying showdown.   Racing NSW took nominations for both Royal Randwick features this week, Epsom Handicap Day to run on Saturday September 30.   Waller has 13 Epsom Handicap entries led…

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Egg Tart

2017 Caulfield Cup a Target for Egg Tart

Trainer Chris Waller has underlined the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) as the likely major target for Egg Tart, who has returned to the Rosehill horseman’s stables following a short break. Egg Tart has been a standout for Waller in 2017 and will is amidst an impressive winning streak which now spans six; highlighted by…

Sense Of Occasion scores overdue G1 win in 2017 Doomben Cup

Sense Of Occasion scores overdue G1 win in 2017 Doomben Cup

Consistent galloper Sense Of Occasion scored an overdue Group 1 win in taking out the $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben today. A late finishing burst from the Kris Lees trained Sense Of Occasion ($9) saw him outstay Star Exhibit ($8.50) with the Gold Coast trained Rudy ($31) running a brave race to…

Ongoing battle for favouritism for 2017 Doomben Cup

Ongoing battle for favouritism for 2017 Doomben Cup

The ongoing battle continues between It’s Somewhat and Articus for favouritism for the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben today. The two highly fancied gallopers have been alternating positions at the top of the market order at Ladbrokes.com.au since the final field for the Doomben Cup was released on Wednesday with…

2017 Doomben Cup Tips & Odds Update

2017 Doomben Cup Tips & Odds Update

The Doomben Cup 2017 takes centre stage in Brisbane on the weekend, our insider betting tips and the latest odds on the weight-for-age winter classic detailed below. Two gallopers are nearly equal favouritism in the markets for Saturday’s $650,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) with It’s Somewhat ($4.40) and Articus ($4) the ones the punters…

Doomben Cup 2017 Form Guide & Preview

Doomben Cup 2017 Form Guide & Preview

The second Group 1 of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival takes place on Saturday and below punters will find a comprehensive 2017 Doomben Cup form guide analysis and betting preview on the weight-for-age feature. Sixteen stayers face off in this year’s $650,000 Group 1 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) when the classic runs as Doomben…

Beadman To Make 2017 Doomben Cup History

Beadman To Make 2017 Doomben Cup History

Interim head Godolphin trainer Darren Beadman is chasing his own unique page in the Doomben Cup 2017 history books on Saturday as he prepares to saddle-up the favourite in Brisbane’s Group 1 classic. A former champion jockey, Beadman enjoyed success on the other side of the saddle riding the Gai Waterhouse-trained Juggler to victory in…

Doomben Cup 2017 Betting: It’s Somewhat v Articus

Doomben Cup 2017 Betting: It’s Somewhat v Articus

The bookies are taking no chances with the flying Darren Weir stable as he prepares to win the big one in Brisbane on Saturday with his French import Articus gaining on the favourite It’s Somewhat in 2017 Doomben Cup betting. A capacity field of weight-for-age winter horses face off in this weekend’s $650,000 Group 1…