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Mujadale Primed for Ballarat Cup Defence

Mujadale Primed for Ballarat Cup Defence

Mujadale posted an impressive start-to-finish win in the 2014 Ballarat Cup (2200m), and trainer Peter Jones is confident the eight-year-old is in the right form to successfully defend his crown in the featured country race on Saturday. Jumping from the gates well in 2014, Mujadale was allowed to stride forward by jockey Kevin Forrester and…

Foundry Tops 2015 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

Foundry Tops 2015 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

A ballot exemption for the iconic Melbourne Cup is up for grabs at Flemington Racecourse this Sunday on Turnbull Stakes Day for the winner of The Bart Cummings 2015 where the early favourite is the Robert Hickmott-trained Foundry. Drawn well in barrier four in the capacity 16-starter plus two emergency field for this year’s $300,000…

2015 Harry White Classic Field & Odds: Top 2 Hard to Split

2015 Harry White Classic Field & Odds: Top 2 Hard to Split

The bookmakers are having a hard time separating the top two chances in the opening black-type race in Melbourne on Underwood Stakes Day this weekend with Excess Knowledge and Albonetti batting for favouritism for Saturday’s Harry White Classic 2015. Due to jump as Caulfield Race 4 at 2:10pm (AEST), this year’s $120,000 Listed italktravel Harry…

Tuscan Fired Up for 2015 Mornington Cup Bid

Tuscan Fired Up for 2015 Mornington Cup Bid

Ballarat trainer Dan O’Sullivan has named March’s Mornington Cup 2015 as the long range aim for his evergreen veteran Tuscan Fire who races again at Flemington this weekend. The Tuscanos eight-year-old is engaged to run in the $80,000 The Spotless Western Health Cup (2000m) on Saturday where he’ll be out to atone for his fifth…

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Darren Weir’s Hurdy Gurdy Man has made a name for himself in country cups over the past two seasons after winning the Woodford, Hobart, Murthoa, and Hamilton Cups. The seven-year-olds journey is far from over – Weir has revealed the horse will target the Listed Werribee Open Handicap (2600m) on December 14. The news comes…

Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

Mujadale Leads All The Way to Win 2014 Ballarat Cup

In a thrilling front-rolling effort the Paul Jones-trained stayer Mujadale led all the way today to secure his second provincial cup win in as many starts taking out the Ballarat Cup 2014 in Victoria. The Stawell-based Mujahid seven-year-old backed up from an Ararat Gold Cup victory over 2000m from November 9, local Ballarat jockey Kevin…

Veteran Ready to Fire in Ballarat Cup 2014

Veteran Ready to Fire in Ballarat Cup 2014

Despite having the hefty 60kg top weight to lump around his local track at Ballarat Racecourse on Saturday the Dan O’Sullivan-trained Tuscan Fire is in top form and ready to go in the 2014 Ballarat Cup. Running as Race 8 at 4:40pm (AEDT), this year’s $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) features a capacity final field…

Smerdon Hopes 2014 Ballarat Cup Odds are Right

Smerdon Hopes 2014 Ballarat Cup Odds are Right

Caulfield’s Robert Smerdon hopes the Ballarat Cup 2014 bookies have it right after they surprisingly installed his in-form mare Spinderbella at the top of the odds for Saturday’s showdown. The last black-type of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) on the weekend features a full field of 18 starters plus…

2014 Ballarat Cup Betting Update

2014 Ballarat Cup Betting Update

18 stayers plus one emergency are set to run in the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) on Saturday, offering punters a variety of excellent betting opportunities. The $200,000 race is the stand-alone feature on the Saturday program at Ballarat Racecourse. Of those 19 horses, four are offering single figure odds in the Ballarat Cup betting market…

2014 Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 18 gallopers plus one emergency has accepted for the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this Saturday, the stand-alone feature on the program at Ballarat Racecourse. Headlining the field are both Fat Al and Tuscan Fire, who’ll each carry the top weight of 60kg in the race – up to six kilos more…