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2017 CF Orr Stakes Bid for John Dillion Winner Grande Rosso

2017 CF Orr Stakes Bid for John Dillion Winner Grande Rosso

The season’s opening Group 1 race could be on the cards next-up for Thursday’s John Dillion Stakes winner Grande Rosso who will be aimed at the Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes 2017 or Futurity Stakes next month. Prepared by David & Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig, the Written Tycoon five-year-old earned a shot at an elite level…

2017 John Dillon Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2017 John Dillon Stakes Field & Betting Odds

One of the key races on the Australia Day line-up at Caulfield Racecourse on Thursday is the John Dillon Stakes 2017, betting for which is a wide-open affair. Due to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 5:20pm (AEDT), this season’s $120,000 Listed John Dillon Stakes (1400m) has attracted a final field of 10 and currently…

2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field & Betting Odds

2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field & Betting Odds

The next step towards next month’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 takes place at Caulfield Racecourse on Australia Day and in the Blue Diamond Fillies Preview betting is split between Limestone and Tulip. Running as Caulfield Race 4 at 3:20pm (AEDT), this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Preview (Fillies) runs over 1000m and…

Azazel Heads 2017 Blue Diamond Preview Colts & Geldings Nominations

Azazel Heads 2017 Blue Diamond Preview Colts & Geldings Nominations

The Tony McEvoy-trained Azazel shapes-up as one of the livewire Blue Diamond Preview Colts & Geldings 2017 nominations taken for this Thursday’s Australia Day showdown at Caulfield Racecourse. The first round of official lead-up races to next month’s $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) take place in Melbourne this week with two…

Tulip Tops 2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations

Tulip Tops 2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations

Early all-in favourite to take out the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Tulip is the headline filly nominated for the Blue Diamond Preview race at Caulfield Racecourse on Thursday. The Australia Day racing action in Melbourne this week is headed by the two two-year-old Blue Diamond Previews including the $150,000 Group 3 Blue Diamond Preview…

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. Due to run as Randwick Race 3 at 2:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $100,000 Listed Vili’s Pies Australia Day Cup (2400m) has six final acceptors. The field…

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. The progressive Medaglia D’Oro four-year-old made it three wins on the trot on New Year’s Day at Flemington winning…

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. Due to run as Caulfield Race 3 at 2:21pm (AEDT) on Tuesday, January 26, this season’s $150,000 Listed Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Preview (Colts &…

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. Heading the Australia Day racing in Melbourne on January 26, the $150,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Preview (Fillies) (1000m) runs as Race 4 and…

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. The sole Group race on the Caulfield card for January 26 is the Group 3 Blue Diamond…