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Jiayuguan Tops 2015 Christmas Cup Odds

Jiayuguan Tops 2015 Christmas Cup Odds

John Thompson’s mile and a half specialist Jiayuguan is favourite to continue her ace 2400m record when she lines-up over the distance at Randwick Racecourse in the Christmas Cup 2015 this Saturday.

Sir John Hawkwood is second favourite to take out the 2015 Christmas Cup over 2400m at Randwick this weekend. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Eleven stayers are left to ...

Instrumentalist Heads 2015 Christmas Cup Field

Instrumentalist Heads 2015 Christmas Cup Field

Chris Waller’s former Mornington Cup winning import Instrumentalist shoots for his first win in over a year leading the field and weights for Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2015 at Randwick Racecourse.

2015 Christmas Cup top weight Instrumentalist is one of three Chris Waller-trained stayers in the Randwick clash this Saturday in Sydney. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Set to ...

2015 Christmas Cup Nominations: Three for Waller

2015 Christmas Cup Nominations: Three for Waller

Last year’s winning trainer Chris Waller has three early entries in his attempt to take out Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2015 at Randwick Racecourse and go back-to-back in the Villiers Stakes Day feature.

Vilanova is one of three 2015 Christmas Cup nominations for last year’s winning trainer Chris Waller this weekend at Randwick. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Nominations for this year’s $100,000 ...

2015 Christmas Cup Mission for Chillin With Dylan

2015 Christmas Cup Mission for Chillin With Dylan

A trip to Sydney this summer is likely for the Beaudesert-based Chillin With Dylan with trainer Ben Ahrens keen to target the Christmas Cup 2016 with the in-form four-year-old at Royal Randwick.

Recent Doomben winner Chillin With Dylan could race in Sydney’s Christmas Cup 2015 at Royal Randwick on December 12 this summer. Photo: Daniel Costello.

One of the ...

2014 Ken Russell Memorial Classic Betting Tips

2014 Ken Russell Memorial Classic Betting Tips

A promising line-up of 15 two-year-olds will face off in Saturday’s Ken Russell Memorial Classic 2014 on the Gold Coast, the Races.com.au team’s betting tips for which can be found right here.

Aimee is race favourite and our tip to win the 2014 Ken Russell Memorial Classic this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Due to jump at 1:25pm (AEST) as ...

2012 Melbourne Cup Hopes Run at Randwick

2012 Melbourne Cup Hopes Run at Randwick

This Saturday a number of genuine Melbourne Cup 2012 hopefuls will have their latest run in Sydney facing off in the $100,000 Listed City Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) at Royal Randwick as they look to make the cut for the world’s richest handicap.

Maluckyday will head towards the 2012 Melbourne Cup via Saturday's Tatts Club Cup in Sydney

The 2012 ...

Spechenka Cruises to 2012 Queen’s Cup Win

Spechenka Cruises to 2012 Queen’s Cup Win

Ben Ahrens’ always gallant galloper from Beaudesert Spechenka enjoyed the third stakes win of their career on Saturday taking out the Queen’s Cup 2012 at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

Spechenka improved on their Caloundra Cup fourth to win the 2012 Queen's Cup over the weekend

The Danachenka six-year-old capped off a typical hit-and-miss campaign as they relished the step ...

Queen’s Cup Field 2012 Revealed

Queen’s Cup Field 2012 Revealed

The final field for this Saturday’s 2012 Queen’s Cup at Eagle Farm Racecourse has been revealed with just 11 gallopers taking up the two mile challenge.

Chris Munce has the mount on topweight Booming in Saturday's Queen's Cup 2012

Due to jump as Eagle Farm Race 6 at 3:11pm, the $150,000 Group 3 Queen’s Cup (3200m) is traditionally run as ...

Spechenka Chasing Second Title in 2012 Caloundra Cup

Spechenka Chasing Second Title in 2012 Caloundra Cup

Ben Ahrens-trained gelding Spechenka will be chasing a second consecutive title in Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Caloundra Cup (2400m).

Spechenka is chasing a second straight Caloundra Cup victory

But the six-year-old will have to turn around a horror 12 months of form that has not seen him score victory since he finished narrowly ahead of Gold In Dubai in ...

Shenzhou Steeds Tops 2012 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Shenzhou Steeds Tops 2012 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Michael Moroney’s Ipswich Cup winner Shenzhou Steeds is set to continue their raid on the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival riches having been nominated for the Caloundra Cup 2012 at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday.

Ipswich Cup winner Shenzhou Steeds will shoot for the 2012 Caloundra Cup win this weekend

The former New Zealand galloper enjoyed great success in the ...