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2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

Lloyd Williams’ 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin faces just seven rivals looking to return to winning form from the inside alley in Saturday’s Zipping Classic 2017 field at Sandown’s Ladbrokes Park. Six-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Williams has also enjoyed six wins in the end-of-spring race formerly known as the Sandown Classic, including preparing the…

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

The extension of 2017 Zipping Classic nominations has seen two late entries for the staying showdown at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday with Cranbourne gallopers So Si Bon and Super Mario added to the list of potential runners. On Monday Racing Victoria received only nine entries for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m), but there…

Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin has been included in the nominations for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Ladbrokes Park Hillside at Sandown on Saturday. The Robert Hickmott trained Almandin had no luck this year in the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 7 when twelfth to the…

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Geelong Cup 2017 nominations for next Wednesday’s Melbourne Cup lead-up are now out with 14 of the 23 early entries also in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November. The Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) has produced a number of Melbourne Cup winners over the years…

2017 Turnbull Stakes Betting Update: Winx vs Humidor

2017 Turnbull Stakes Betting Update: Winx vs Humidor

Winx has is still out to $1.20 to blitz her Flemington debut this afternoon making it 21 wins on the trot in the Turnbull Stakes 2017 with the unknown rival remaining the market mover. Earlier in the week Chris Waller’s superlative daughter of Street Cry was only $1.12 in markets for her shot at a…

2017 Turnbull Stakes Form Guide: Winx Statistics

2017 Turnbull Stakes Form Guide: Winx Statistics

Winx debuts at Flemington Racecourse this weekend and the mighty mare is at impossibly short odds to post her 21st straight turf triumph, so below we take a look at the full Turnbull Stakes 2017 form guide and betting statistics to see just how likely another Winx win is. After running down Happy Clapper for…

Six Rivals for Winx Next Race: Turnbull Stakes Field 2017

Six Rivals for Winx Next Race: Turnbull Stakes Field 2017

As predicted the champion mare Winx has scared off the bulk of potential rivals in Saturday’s Turnbull Stakes 2017 field facing just six other horses on way to win number 21 on the trot. The Victorian Racing Club (VRC) enjoys an early Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival boost on the weekend with Chris Waller opting to…

Sydney Cup 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Sydney Cup 2017 Tips & Odds Update

A line-up of in-form stayers face off over the two miles at Randwick Racecourse on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ this Saturday, our insider 2017 Sydney Cup betting tips and latest odds on the feature found below. Fourteen horses are in the mix for this autumn’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) and…

2017 Sydney Cup Form Facts & Betting Preview

2017 Sydney Cup Form Facts & Betting Preview

The Sydney Cup 2017 is a key support act to Winx winning the Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Saturday and below is a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview on the two mile classic. Set to run as Randwick Race 8 at 3:55pm (AEST), this year’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) field…

Sydney Cup 2017: Penglai Pavilion Underrated Chance

Sydney Cup 2017: Penglai Pavilion Underrated Chance

Charlie Appleby’s assistant trainer James Ferguson believes their Godolphin-raced raider Penglai Pavilion is an underrated chance in the 2017 Sydney Cup betting markets for the Royal Randwick classic this weekend. Critics have labelled Saturday’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) field as one of the weakest recent editions of the two mile showdown….