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2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart’s chances of making it back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday have soared after the big bay drew barrier two in the capacity field. A final field of twenty sprinters plus three emergencies make up the 2017 Goodwood…

Chautauqua On Top Of 2017 T.J. Smith Stakes Field

Chautauqua On Top Of 2017 T.J. Smith Stakes Field

The 2017 T.J. Smith Stakes field has been released and 15 horses have been included in the acceptances for the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Chautauqua has won the past two editions of the T.J. Smith Stakes and he is back for another tilt at the race after performing well without winning…

Equal Record 2017 Australia Stakes Win by Malaguerra

Equal Record 2017 Australia Stakes Win by Malaguerra

The Peter Gelagotis-trained Malaguerra returned to racing in awesome style at Moonee Valley on Friday night posting an equal track record victory in the Australia Stakes 2017. The Magnus five-year-old continued his gun 1200m record with a sixth win from nine starts at the distance when he upset the favourite in this season’s $200,000 Group…

2017 Australia Stakes Betting Tips & Update

2017 Australia Stakes Betting Tips & Update

The Australia Stakes 2017 lights up Moonee Valley Racecourse tonight as one of the early autumn Group feature races and below are our insider betting tips plus updated odds on the event. Due to jump as Moonee Valley Race 7 at 9:30pm (AEDT), the field for this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Browns Sawdust & Shavings…

Black Heart Bart Tops 2017 Australia Stakes Field & Odds

Black Heart Bart Tops 2017 Australia Stakes Field & Odds

Australia Stakes 2017 betting markets are now open on the hopeful sprinters facing off at Moonee Valley on Friday night and current favourite to take out the Group 2 is the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart. Set to run under the lights as Moonee Valley Race 7 at 9:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $200,000 Group 2…

2017 Australia Stakes Nominations Feature Black Heart Bart

2017 Australia Stakes Nominations Feature Black Heart Bart

Darren Weir’s three-time Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart is one of the key nominations taken for the Australia Stakes 2017 under the lights at Moonee Valley this Friday night. A host of top Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival contenders will kick off their preparations in the $200,000 Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) this weekend. The…

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Darren Weir has revealed that star gelding Black Heart Bart is likely to be kept to distances of a mile or less when he returns to racing during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival. A former Perth galloper, Black Heart Bart has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career, but has undoubtedly…

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Doyle On Chetwood in 2017 Australia Stakes

Godolphin hoop James Doyle will travel over from the UK at the end of the month to partner their returning galloper Chetwood in the Australia Stakes 2017 at Moonee Valley. Twenty-eight-year-old Doyle is a regular rider for Saeed Bin Suroor-trained horses in England for the stable and is also no stranger down under. While he…

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

McEvoy to Ride Turn Me Loose in Australia Stakes 2017

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed the booking of Kerrin McEvoy for the stable’s Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose when he returns for the autumn in the 2017 Australia Stakes this month. Prepared by Baker and co-trainer Andrew Forsman at Cambridge on New Zealand’s North Island, Iffraaj five-year-old Turn Me Loose is best…

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

Stable manager Manny Gelagotis has confirmed the Dubai World Cup Carnival’s Al Quoz Sprint 2017 could be on the cards this March for the team’s Group 1 winning sprinter Malaguerra. Speaking to Racenet this week, Gelagotis said organisers of the international Dubai World Cup Night had approached the stable in regards to nominating for Malaguerra…