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Terravista Wins 2017 Black Caviar Lightning in Upset

Terravista Wins 2017 Black Caviar Lightning in Upset

The forgotten horse in the 2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes field Terravista was back to Group 1 winning form for the first time in three years scoring an upset down the Flemington straight in a dramatic edition of the classic. Winner of the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at the track in the spring of…

CS Hayes Winner Hey Doc Onto 2017 Australian Guineas

CS Hayes Winner Hey Doc Onto 2017 Australian Guineas

Tony McEvoy’s improving three-year-old Hey Doc will be tried at a mile again back at Flemington Racecourse next month in the 2017 Australian Guineas after an impressive CS Hayes Stakes win. Winner of the Group 2 Stutt Stakes (1600m) over the mile at Moonee Valley last September, the Duporth gelding then ran third in the…

2017 Australasian Oaks Target for The Vanity Winner Kenedna

2017 Australasian Oaks Target for The Vanity Winner Kenedna

Master trainer Darren Weir named the Australasian Oaks 2017 in Adelaide this May as a likely target for his improving filly Kenedna after her impressive win in Flemington’s The Vanity. Coming off a third over 1400m at Caulfield on Australia Day, the daughter of Not A Single Doubt had her third go down the famous…

Ducimus Wins 2017 Talindert Stakes: Caulfield Guineas Calls

Ducimus Wins 2017 Talindert Stakes: Caulfield Guineas Calls

Jockey Noel Callow declared Saturday’s Talindert Stakes winner Ducimus as a genuine 2017 Caulfield Guineas contender looking ahead to the spring. Prepared by Team Hawkes, the nicely-bred son of Snitzel was an expensive $700,000 yearling purchase and is already living up to the hype. On debut he won at Ballarat impressing Callow, who retained the…

2016 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

Flemington Racecourse is the scene for today’s headline meet, and boasts four black type races highlighted by the featured Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m). It is a fine day in the greater Melbourne metropolitan area today and the Flemington track has been rated a Good 3 following only 2.4mm of ran over the…

Lizard Island Leads 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Nominations

Lizard Island Leads 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Nominations

Pat Hyland’s returning Caulfield Guineas runner-up Lizard Island is the highest-rated nomination taken for the CS Hayes Stakes 2016 on Black Caviar Lightning Day at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. One of the key support races on the card, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) has attracted 16 three-year-old colts and geldings at…

Hosting to Have “Sneaky Shot” at 2015 Doncaster Mile

Hosting to Have “Sneaky Shot” at 2015 Doncaster Mile

Cranbourne’s Greg Eurell is hoping to have a “sneaky shot” at the Doncaster Mile 2015 this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival with his talented galloper Hosting who returns to racing in Melbourne this weekend. The five-year-old Host gelding, a winner of five of his 15 starts to date, is lightly raced for his age and ready…

Barrier “Big Advantage” for Disposition in CS Hayes Stakes 2015

Barrier “Big Advantage” for Disposition in CS Hayes Stakes 2015

Jockey Craig Williams is looking forward to getting aboard Perth expat Disposition in Saturday’s 2015 CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington where he says a good barrier is a “big advantage”. In one of the hot form races of the weekend, the $150,000 Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) features 13 runners with original acceptor Kermadec…

2015 The Vanity Betting Tips

2015 The Vanity Betting Tips

A quality line-up of fillies will face off in one of the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day support races on Saturday, betting tips for The Vanity 2015 detailed below. Nine three-year-old female gallopers remain in the mix for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 The Vanity (1400m) after Greg Eurell scratched Primerio from the race due…

CS Hayes Stakes 2015 Betting Tips

CS Hayes Stakes 2015 Betting Tips

This Saturday in Melbourne a host of top autumn features and lead-up races will take place including the three-year-old boys facing off in the 2015 CS Hayes Stakes – betting tips for which are detailed below. Thirteen colts and geldings remain in the mix for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at…