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Beirut Bows Out the Spring Stakes 2016 Winner

Beirut Bows Out the Spring Stakes 2016 Winner

A trip to Adelaide proved a winning move for the Henry Dwyer-trained mare Beirut who won her career swansong with a Morphettville victory in the 2016 Spring Stakes over the weekend. The six-year-old daughter of Lonhro scratched out of Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington, subsequently won by the Darren Weir-trained Sooboog,…

Spring Stakes Tips and Betting

Spring Stakes Tips and Betting

Ten runners remain in contention for Saturday’s Group 3 Spring Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville Racecourse following scratchings; representing particularly good value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Victorian raider Beirut remains a clear $3.50 favourite in 2016 Spring Stakes betting markets with leading online bookie , ahead of…

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Caulfield’s Mick Price hopes keeping his last start Flemington winner Mighty Like fresh will be the key to him posting a second win down the straight in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap. The seven-year-old Host gelding continued a nice record at Flemington Racecourse on July 23 winning a Benchmark 90 over 1200m carrying 58.5kg to…

Dual Acceptors Head 2016 Spring Stakes Betting

Dual Acceptors Head 2016 Spring Stakes Betting

Two runners that are dually accepted across two states for this weekend’s racing sit top of the markets for Adelaide’s Spring Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse. Both the Henry Dwyer-trained mare Beirut and the Darren Weir-trained Sooboog are accepted for both Flemington’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) in Melbourne as well as Adelaide’s $120,000…

Ruettiger Leads Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 Odds

Ruettiger Leads Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 Odds

The Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained sprint specialist Ruettiger has opened favourite to secure back-to-back wins down the famous Flemington straight in the 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap this weekend. The Duporth five-year-old is one of a dozen remaining hopes in the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) for the first Group race of the new…

2016 Spring Stakes Field Features Beirut

2016 Spring Stakes Field Features Beirut

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare from Melbourne Beirut could have her swansong start in Saturday’s Spring Stakes 2016 field in Adelaide after being dually accepted across two states for the weekend’s racing. The six-year-old daughter of Lonhro is heading to the breeding barn but gets a chance to secure one final Black-Type win. Dwyer has accepted…

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Lindsay Park’s returning European import Dibayani is the highest rated and weighted acceptor for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. The opening Group race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) has attracted a final field of 13 and is set to run as Flemington…

2016 Spring Stakes Nominations Feature Hucklebuck

2016 Spring Stakes Nominations Feature Hucklebuck

Phillip Stokes’ Group 1 winner Hucklebuck is the top-rated of the Spring Stakes 2016 nominations for Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide this weekend. A bumper 21 nominees are in the mix for Saturday’s $120,000 Group 3 David R Coles AM Spring Stakes (1200m), which kicks off Group racing in South Australia for the new season. Headline…

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare Beirut is the headline early entry for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 that kicks off Group racing in Melbourne at Flemington Racecourse for the new season. Saved for this weekend’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) after bypassing a run in last Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield,…

Angland Confident with Smart Volatility in Aurie’s Star

Angland Confident with Smart Volatility in Aurie’s Star

Jockey Tye Angland posted his 700th winner over the weekend and is confident of adding to that record in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap aboard Smart Volatility. Angland enjoyed two Rosehill wins last Saturday including aboard the Chris Waller-trained Marenostro in the Listed Winter Challenge (1500m), form he is hoping to bring to Melbourne this…