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Montoya’s Secret Is the 2017 Vinery Stud Stakes Winner

Montoya’s Secret Is the 2017 Vinery Stud Stakes Winner

Montoya’s Secret has flown home to post an impressive upset win in the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this afternoon.

Montoya’s Secret (inside) bobbed Nurse Kitchen on the line to win the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Montoya’s Secret posted a number of strong and consistent results for Leon and ...

Assign Wins Neville Sellwood Stakes

Assign Wins Neville Sellwood Stakes

Assign has justified a decision to run at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon with a strong performance for success in the Group 3 Neville Sellwood Stakes (2000m).

Assign is the Neville Sellwood Stakes winner. Photo: Steve Hart

Assign was a duel acceptor in both the Neville Sellwood Stakes and the Ladbrokes Mornington Cup in Victoria, but Macedon Lodge elected to saddle ...

2017 Doncaster Prelude Field & Betting: Spectroscope Favourite

2017 Doncaster Prelude Field & Betting: Spectroscope Favourite

Godolphin’s last start Rosehill winning import Spectroscope has opened favourite in Doncaster Prelude 2017 betting to win again at the track this weekend on The BMW Day.

Godolphin import Spectroscope is favourite in 2017 Doncaster Prelude weekend to make it two from two at Rosehill this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

A final field of ten middle-distance gallopers is ...

2017 William Reid Stakes Field & Barrier Draw Released

2017 William Reid Stakes Field & Barrier Draw Released

Thirteen sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Friday night’s featured Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of racing.

Sheidel has been confirmed in the 2017 William Reid Stakes final field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Sheidel has arguably returned to racing in ...

2017 Golden Slipper Results: She Will Reign Records Dominant Win

2017 Golden Slipper Results: She Will Reign Records Dominant Win

She Will Reign is the 2017 Golden Slipper winner after producing a big turn of foot in the final straight at Rosehill Gardens to win the feature race by close to three lengths.

She Will Reign flew home to win the Group 1 Golden Slipper at Rosehill this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Punters all but abandoned She Will Reign in ...

Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke has successfully won a protest to be crowned the 2017 NE Manion Cup winner at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Big Duke (outside) beat Our Century in a protest to win the NE Manion Cup this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

The Macedon Lodge-saddled Our Century was first past the post in the NE Manion Cup, however stewards found ...

2017 Ranvet Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2017 Ranvet Stakes Tips & Odds Update

Hartnell heads a small field for Saturday’s Ranvet Stakes 2017, but does the John O’Shea-trained galloper get the job done at his short price in betting?

Antonio Giuseppe is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s Ranvet Stakes 2017 on Golden Slipper Day. Photo: Steve Hart.

The multiple Group 1 winning import faces just seven rivals in the $700,000 ...

Adelaide Cup – Sydney Cup 2017 Double for Annus Mirabilis

Adelaide Cup – Sydney Cup 2017 Double for Annus Mirabilis

Caulfield horseman Stuart Webb will use the 2017 Adelaide Cup results on Monday to determine whether it is worth pressing onto the Sydney Cup over the same two mile distance this autumn with Annus Mirabilis.

Regan Bayliss rides Annus Mirabilis in the 2017 Adelaide Cup field. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The Irish import is one of nineteen stayers remaining in ...

2017 Adelaide Cup Odds Update: Master Of Arts Favourite

2017 Adelaide Cup Odds Update: Master Of Arts Favourite

Last start Lord Reims Stakes winner Master Of Arts has opened favourite in the post-field Adelaide Cup 2017 odds for the two mile Morphettville feature in South Australia on Monday.

The Darren Weir-trained Master Of Arts is early favourite in 2017 Adelaide Cup betting for Monday’s two mile showdown. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

A capacity field of autumn stayers is engaged ...

Chance To Dance Tops 2017 Adelaide Cup Field & Weights

Chance To Dance Tops 2017 Adelaide Cup Field & Weights

The Lloyd Williams-owned stayer Chance To Dance heads a capacity Adelaide Cup 2017 field for Morphettville on Monday and gives the kilos away as the 58kg top weight in the two mile clash.

Chance To Dance (inside) gives owner Lloyd Williams a chance at a fourth Adelaide Cup victory in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A full line-up of ...