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Rageese Sneaky 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Hope

Rageese Sneaky 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Hope

Victorian horseman Darren Weir is set to saddle-up a three-pronged assault on the Stradbroke Handicap 2017 field in Brisbane on Saturday and believes Rageese could be an underrated hope for the stable in the Group 1. Sebring five-year-old Ulmann is the shortest-priced of the Weir contingent ahead of the $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap…

2017 Blamey Stakes Field & Odds: Weir Duo Dominate

2017 Blamey Stakes Field & Odds: Weir Duo Dominate

The dominant Darren Weir-trained duo of Black Heart Bart and Tosen Stardom look to have a stranglehold over a small seven horse Blamey Stakes 2017 field and betting market this Saturday in Melbourne. In Sydney Winx and the Golden Slipper Stakes are set to steal the show, but Melbourne racing fans are also treated to…

Adelaide Cup 2017 Betting Favourite a “Relaxed Dude”

Adelaide Cup 2017 Betting Favourite a “Relaxed Dude”

Jockey John Allen has described the 2017 Adelaide Cup betting favourite Master Of Arts as a “relaxed sort of dude” after partnering the Darren Weir-trained stayer for a hurdle tune-up on Friday. On Monday South Australians will enjoy a public holiday to celebrate Adelaide Cup Day with a bumper program scheduled for Morphettville Racecourse. Heading…

2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Beats Count Da Vinci

2017 Launceston Cup Results: Big Duke Beats Count Da Vinci

The Darren Weir-trained favourite Big Duke saluted for the punters in the 2017 Launceston Cup results in Tasmania on Wednesday reversing the order of the Hobart Cup quinella with a win over Count Da Vinci. The in-form Victorian raider had his first run in the Apple Isle on February 5 on the back of two…

Launceston Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Launceston Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Today Launceston Racecourse in Tasmania hosts the 2017 Launceston Cup, betting tips and the latest odds on the staying showdown found below. Due to run as Launceston Race 8 at 4:17pm (AEDT), this summer’s $200,000 Listed Launceston Cup (2400m) field is down to 14 runners after the early scratching of Milson (7). Heading the updated…

Big Duke Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Field & Odds

Big Duke Heads 2017 Launceston Cup Field & Odds

Darren Weir’s beaten Hobart Cup favourite Big Duke is back for atonement this Wednesday leading betting on the Launceston Cup 2017 field in Tasmania. Continuing the action of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, this season’s $200,000 Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) has attracted a 15-stayer field. The latest Launceston Cup odds at have the ultra-consistent…

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Lindsay Park import Pilote D’Essai enjoyed the step up in distance for Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 posting an impressive two length win in the Victorian staying showdown. Coming into the race off an unplaced effort over 1800m at Flemington on Oaks Day, the Oasis Dream five-year-old handled the extra meters of the $300,000 Listed Ballarat…

Maher Pleased with 2016 Caulfield Cup Hand

Maher Pleased with 2016 Caulfield Cup Hand

All the focus has been on Jameka this week, but trainer Ciaron Maher believes that there is also plenty to like about the talented mare’s stable mates Set Square and Pemberley leading into Saturday’s 2016 Caulfield Cup (2400m). A Group 1 winner having taken out the 2014 edition of the Crown Oaks (2500m), Set Square…

Peter Moody Talks 2016 Caulfield Cup Chances

Peter Moody Talks 2016 Caulfield Cup Chances

Former champion trainer Peter Moody of Black Caviar fame featured on the Ladbrokes Daily Wire this week and spoke to a number of connections about their Caulfield Cup 2016 prospects in the first spring major this Saturday. Over his many years as an esteemed trainer Moody saddled up 13 runners in the Caulfield Cup, now…