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Anaheim to Have Crack at South Australian Derby 2017

Anaheim to Have Crack at South Australian Derby 2017

It has been six months between wins for the Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young-trained Anaheim but the team are keen to “have a crack” at ending the drought in Saturday’s 2017 South Australian Derby.

Dual South Australian Derby winning hoop Ben Melham rides Anaheim in the Group 1 on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Set to run as Morphettville ...

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Form Guide & Preview

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Form Guide & Preview

A dual shot of Group 1 Adelaide racing action at Morphettville on Saturday is headlined by the Robert Sangster Stakes 2017, a comprehensive form guide and betting preview for the sprint classic found below.

Last year’s Robert Sangster Stakes runner-up Sheidel is out to go one better in Saturday’s edition of the Group 1 sprint in Adelaide. Photo: Ultimate ...

Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 Betting: English Back on Top

Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 Betting: English Back on Top

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained has regained favouritism in 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes betting in Adelaide this weekend despite drawing out wide for the Group 1 sprint at Morphettville Racecourse.

English is back on top of 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes betting for the Morphettville sprint this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

A capacity field of autumn sprinters face ...

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Field: Favourites Draw Wide

2017 Robert Sangster Stakes Field: Favourites Draw Wide

The two early favourites in the Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 field in Adelaide on Saturday – Sheidel and English – have both suffered double-digit draws for the Group 1 sprint.

Oakleigh Plate winner Sheidel is early post-field favourite to win the Robert Sangster Stakes 2017 in Adelaide on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

One of two elite levels taking place ...

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 ...