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Clark Rides Dark Eyes to Victory in Canberra Cup 2017

Clark Rides Dark Eyes to Victory in Canberra Cup 2017

Jockey Tim Clark celebrated back-to-back wins in the 2017 Canberra Cup on Sunday with success aboard the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Dark Eyes. Last autumn racing season Clark took out the $200,000 Listed Canberra Cup (2000m) aboard Hippopus (2016) for the same stable he won the handicap for over the weekend. Jumping the $3.60…

No Golden Slipper for Black Opal Winner Trapeze Artist

No Golden Slipper for Black Opal Winner Trapeze Artist

Gerald Ryan’s progressive young colt Trapeze Artist was in flying form at Canberra on Sunday winning the Black Opal Stakes as a $31 roughie in betting, but won’t be pressing onto the 2017 Golden Slipper Stakes. A ten-horse field of two-year-olds faced off in this season’s $300,000 Group 3 Black Opal Stakes (1200m), a race…

2017 Canberra National Sprint Field & Odds

2017 Canberra National Sprint Field & Odds

Markets are now open on the bumper Canberra National Sprint 2017 field set to face off in the ATC on Sunday with betting on the handicap led by Godolphin galloper Handfast. Canberra Cup Day is set to attract plenty of interest this weekend at Thoroughbred Park including this season’s edition of the $130,000 Listed Canberra…

2017 Canberra Cup Field & Betting: Dark Eyes Early Favourite

2017 Canberra Cup Field & Betting: Dark Eyes Early Favourite

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Sydney stayer Dark Eyes has opened early favourite in Canberra Cup 2017 betting to take out the black-type clash at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday. A final field of 13 hopefuls is engaged for this weekend’s edition of the $200,000 Listed Canberra Cup (2000m), which runs on the same card…

Spill The Beans Primed for Scone Guineas

Spill The Beans Primed for Scone Guineas

Trainer Gerald Ryan is pleased with the condition of Spill The Beans, and has revealed the classy three-year-old will take his place in Saturday’s 2016 Scone Guineas (1400m). Spill The Beans has been a strong and consistent performer for Ryan through his short but impressive racing career so far; posting four wins and a further…

2016 WATC Derby Target for Kia Ora Koutou

2016 WATC Derby Target for Kia Ora Koutou

After a sale to Hong Kong interests was called off by current connections, Adam Durrant’s Perth galloper Kia Ora Koutou will enjoy spell before coming back to target next April’s WATC Derby 2015. The Blackfriars gelding kicked off his career at home in the best possible form winning his opening four career starts including over…

Dear Demi Lone Mare in 2015 Neville Sellwood Stakes Field

Dear Demi Lone Mare in 2015 Neville Sellwood Stakes Field

Closing the Rosehill meeting this Saturday will be the Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes (2000m), which is running as Race 9 at 5:50pm (AEDT). A final field of 13 middle-distance runners accepted for the race on Wednesday morning but Chris Waller has already scratched Index Linked in favour of the Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) after…

Rudy Out Wide in 2015 Doncaster Prelude Field

Rudy Out Wide in 2015 Doncaster Prelude Field

10 horses are set to run in the Group 3 Doncaster Prelude (1500m) at Rosehill this Saturday, on trial for the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) a week later on April 4. Headlining the field is the Helen Page-trained Rudy who will carry the lone topweight of 58kg and jump from the widest…

Big Memory On Trial in 2015 Mornington Cup

Big Memory On Trial in 2015 Mornington Cup

A capacity field of 14 runners plus three emergencies featured in the Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) final field this morning (Wednesday), including the Tony McEvoy-trained Big Memory. The five-year-old gelding will be in search of much more than the $210,000 prize for the winner this Saturday, as McEvoy has big plans for Big Memory. A…

Red Cadeaux Will Head Straight to 2015 Sydney Cup

Red Cadeaux Will Head Straight to 2015 Sydney Cup

The final field for the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) was released on Wednesday morning with 12 stayers set to tackle the $1.5 million race at Rosehill on Saturday. One notable absence was popular nine-year-old gelding Red Cadeaux; Sydney racegoers will now get just one chance to see the UK raider run this autumn, in…