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Small 2016 Australia Day Cup Field Released

Small 2016 Australia Day Cup Field Released

The Australia Day Cup 2016 headlines the Sydney racing action next Tuesday, January 26, but the black-type staying clash at Royal Randwick Racecourse has only attracted a diminutive field.

Gosford Cup winner Destiny’s Kiss (pictured at Randwick) carries top weight in next Tuesday’s 2016 Australia Day Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to run as Randwick Race 3 at 2:30pm (AEDT), ...

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Standish Handicap winner Durendal has been accepted for Tuesday’s John Dillion Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse despite also being in the mix for this weekend’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley.

Standish Handicap winner Durendal is accepted for both the 2016 Australia Stakes on Saturday and the John Dillion Stakes on Tuesday. Photo: Ultimate ...

Dalradian Heads 2016 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview Field

Dalradian Heads 2016 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview Field

Darren Weir’s promising colt Dalradian returns to racing this Australia Day in Melbourne at Caulfield Racecourse kicking off his autumn campaign in the 2016 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview.

Dalradian (inside) is one of the top hopes in the 2016 Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) at Caulfield Racecourse on Australia Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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The Seductress Tops 2016 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field

The Seductress Tops 2016 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field

Jason Warren’s in-form two-year-old The Seductress shoots for her third straight win when she leads out a capacity field in Tuesday’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Preview 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse.

Want To Rock is one of just four non-maidens in the 2016 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview field at Caulfield on Australia Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Heading the ...

2016 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview Nominations Out

2016 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview Nominations Out

The countdown is on to the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival’s richest two-year-olds race, the Blue Diamond Stakes 2016, and nominations for the Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview running at Caulfield Racecourse on Australia Day are now out.

Maribyrnong Plate winner Power Trip is nominated to race in the 2016 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview at Caulfield ...

2016 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations Released

2016 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations Released

The first official races of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival’s Blue Diamond Stakes series take place on Australia Day at Caulfield Racecourse next Tuesday including the Blue Diamond Fillies Preview 2016.

Triple Blue Diamond Stakes winning trainer Lee Freedman (left) has two notable nominees for the Fillies Preview at Caulfield on Tuesday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Run on January ...

2016 Sunshine Coast Cup Nominations Feature Murt The Flirt

2016 Sunshine Coast Cup Nominations Feature Murt The Flirt

Talented Victorian galloper Murt The Flirt is one of the headline Sunshine Coast Cup 2016 nominations for the feature race in Queensland on Australia Day next Tuesday, January 26.

Murt The Flirt (centre) is one of the top 2016 Sunshine Coast Cup nominations for the Australia Day feature in Queensland next Tuesday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

This summer’s $100,000 Listed ...

Vilanova Heads 2016 Australia Day Cup Nominations

Vilanova Heads 2016 Australia Day Cup Nominations

Chris Waller’s former Queensland Derby placegetter Vilanova is nominated to return to racing next Tuesday in the Australia Day Cup 2016 at Royal Randwick Racecourse.

Group 2 winner Vilanova is the headline 2016 Australia Day Cup nominee for next Tuesday at Royal Randwick in Sydney. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A host of black-type racing takes place around the country ...

2016 Sunshine Coast Cup Aim for Little Brown Horse

2016 Sunshine Coast Cup Aim for Little Brown Horse

The Sunshine Coast Cup 2016 on Australia Day in Queensland is the confirmed next-up assignment for the in-form Kelly Doughty-trained mare from the Gold Coast Little Brown Horse.

Little Brown Horse heads to the 2016 Sunshine Coast Cup at Caloundra on January 26 on the back of a win at the track last Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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2015 Australia Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Australia Stakes Betting Tips

A small field of eight sprinters is set to tackle the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. While the field may be small, the race will surely be enthralling as three time Group One winner Dissident resumes along with the likes of Smokin’ Joey and Mourinho.

Mourinho will make his 1200 metre debut at Moonee ...