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2015 Kilmore Cup Field – Backstedt Out Wide

2015 Kilmore Cup Field – Backstedt Out Wide

Regional racing fans will enjoy a hotly contested Listed Kilmore Cup (1600m) on Saturday with 13 horses set to tackle the mile. David Hayes & Tom Dabernig’s Backstedt is the headliner of the field but will need to overcome a wide start from barrier 12 with Stephen Baster. The five-year-old gelding will have a quick…

Smokin’ Joey Wins 2015 Carlyon Cup

Smokin’ Joey Wins 2015 Carlyon Cup

The first official meeting of the autumn carnival continued at Caulfield on Saturday with the Group 3 Carlyon Cup (1600m). 11 horses tackled the mile, for which David Hayes & Tom Dabernig’s Jacquinot Bay was the $3.90 favourite at . The seven-year-old gelding was third at the 1000m but found a run on the inside,…

Mighty Like and Mouro Contest Favouritism in 2014 Lord Stakes Odds

Mighty Like and Mouro Contest Favouritism in 2014 Lord Stakes Odds

The Listed Lord Stakes (1600m), otherwise known as the Master Yearlings Heat 2 Stakes, is one of two black-type races running at Sandown Racecourse on Friday during the Boxing Day meeting. 11 middle-distance gallopers will tackle the mile after Brian Cox’s Full Hand was scratched on Tuesday. Nearly half of the field is offering single…

Mouro Headlines 2014 Lord Stakes Field

Mouro Headlines 2014 Lord Stakes Field

12 horses are set to tackle the mile at Sandown Racecourse this Friday in the Listed Lord Stakes (1600m), otherwise known as the Master Yearlings Heat 2 Stakes. The $120,000 mile race is one of two black-type races running in Melbourne on Boxing Day, headlined by Tony McEvoy’s Mouro. The six-year-old horse won the Group…

2014 Eclipse Stakes Nominations

2014 Eclipse Stakes Nominations

Nominations for the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m) at Sandown Racecourse were taken this morning, with 17 potential stayers declaring for the race. The 2014 Eclipse Stakes is one of six Group races making up Zipping Classic Day this Saturday, which marks the end of the 2014 spring carnival. Headlining the nominations is the David…

Clifton Red Causes Boilover In 2014 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes

Clifton Red Causes Boilover In 2014 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes

Clifton Red made an impressive start to her racing career with an upset victory over the well-backed Ygritte in the Group 3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m) at Flemington this afternoon. Widden Stakes runner-up Ygritte took up the running with 300 metres left to run and looked as though she had the race won, but Clifton Red worked…