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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.

Three-time Group 1 winner Turn Me Loose returns in the Australia Stakes 2017 with Kerrin McEvoy aboard this month at Moonee Valley. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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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.

Darley Classic winner Malaguerra could head to Dubai in March for the 2017 Al Quoz Sprint. Photo: Steve Hart.

Speaking to Racenet this week, Gelagotis said organisers of ...

2017 Australia Stakes Return for Turn Me Loose

2017 Australia Stakes Return for Turn Me Loose

This month’s Australia Stakes 2017 at Moonee Valley is pencilled in as the first-up run back down under for Kiwi galloper Turn Me Loose who won a Cambridge trial at home this week.

Turn Me Loose is set to resume in the 2017 Australia Stakes on January 27 this autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

On Tuesday morning co-trainer Andrew Forsman...

2016 Australia Stakes Betting Tips

2016 Australia Stakes Betting Tips

The feature race in Melbourne this weekend kicking off the Autumn Carnival is Moonee Valley’s Australia Stakes 2016, betting tips for the weight-for-age sprint found below.

Durendal is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Due to run as Moonee Valley Race 7 at 4:46pm (AEDT), this year’s $200,000 Group ...

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 ...

CF Orr Target for Australia Stakes Runner Trust In A Gust

CF Orr Target for Australia Stakes Runner Trust In A Gust

There may be concerns about the first-up run of Trust In A Gust in Saturday’s Australia Stakes but if all goes well the 2016 CF Orr Stakes is next on the cards for the Darren Weir-trained Group 1 winner.

Dual Group 1 winner Trust In A Gust returns to racing in the 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse ...

Rageese Ready for Australia Stakes 2016 Test

Rageese Ready for Australia Stakes 2016 Test

Returning Hawkes Racing youngster Rageese is going great guns according to co-trainer Wayne Hawkes who believes the Group 1 placed colt can handle the weight-for-age 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Dwayne Dunn has the ride on returning colt Rageese this weekend in the 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley in Melbourne. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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Rebel Dane Tops 2016 Australia Stakes Odds

Rebel Dane Tops 2016 Australia Stakes Odds

Gary Portelli’s returning stallion Rebel Dane has opened the favourite and is firming in betting to take out the Australia Stakes 2016 first-up at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend.

Rebel Dane is firming favourite to win the 2016 Australia Stakes first-up at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Saturday sees the official start of the Melbourne Autumn ...

Holler Tackles Older Rivals in Australia Stakes Field 2016

Holler Tackles Older Rivals in Australia Stakes Field 2016

A Moonee Valley gallop on Tuesday morning has John O’Shea’s smart three-year-old Holler ready to tackle the older horses first-up in the 2016 Australia Stakes at the track this weekend.

Group 3 winning colt Holler is one of two three-year-olds running first-up against the older horses in the 2016 Australia Stakes this weekend at Moonee Valley. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

2016 Australia Stakes Field Features Two Past Winners

2016 Australia Stakes Field Features Two Past Winners

Two previous winners of the Group 2 summer feature at Moonee Valley Racecourse headline the Australia Stakes 2016 field this weekend with Richie’s Vibe and Mourinho after another win in the sprint showdown.

Richie’s Vibe is one of two previous winners of the race in Saturday’s Australia Stakes 2016 field at Moonee Valley Racecourse. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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