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Russian Revolution Favourite in Early Doomben 10,000 Betting

Russian Revolution Favourite in Early Doomben 10,000 Betting

Boom three-year-old Russian Revolution is the early favourite in betting markets for Saturday’s featured Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1200m) in Brisbane. The Snitzel colt broke through for a maiden win at the highest level and amongst open company first-up this time and has continued to firm into 2017 Doomben 10,000 odds of $3.30 with leading…

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Darren Weir has revealed that star gelding Black Heart Bart is likely to be kept to distances of a mile or less when he returns to racing during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival. A former Perth galloper, Black Heart Bart has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career, but has undoubtedly…

2016 Memsie Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Memsie Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Fourteen runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Black Heart Bart remains a clear and justifiable $2.70 favourite in 2016 Memsie Stakes betting markets with ,…

Weir Runners Dominate 2016 Memsie Stakes Betting Markets

Weir Runners Dominate 2016 Memsie Stakes Betting Markets

Darren Weir is poised to claim another Group 1 win at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday, when he saddles four runners in the 2016 Memsie Stakes (1400m). That is the tale of the tape in 2016 Memsie Stakes betting markets at where three of Weir’s runners; Black Heart Bart ($2.70), Mahuta ($6.50) and Palentino ($7.50) dominate…

Cox Plate a Possible Target for Black Heart Bart

Cox Plate a Possible Target for Black Heart Bart

Trainer Darren Weir has revealed the 2016 Cox Plate (2040m) will likely figure as a Spring Carnival target for Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart, when he returns to competition. A former Perth galloper, Black Heart Bart has been a standout performer through his entire racing career so far, but has undoubtedly kicked up a…

2016 The Goodwood Results: Black Heart Bart Scores Strong Win

2016 The Goodwood Results: Black Heart Bart Scores Strong Win

Black Heart Bart has franked his impressive form since transferring to the care of Darren Weir this time; completing an impressive performance to post a maiden win at the highest level in the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville. Jumping from the gates well, Black Heart Bart was settled within the talented field of…

Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Kia Ora Koutou Primed for 2016 WATC Derby

Leading Perth-based trainer Adam Durrant has been pleased with the progression made by Kia Ora Koutou this time, and is confident his stable star is primed for success in Saturday’s 2016 WATC Derby (2400m) at Ascot Racecourse. Resuming this time for a credible fifth in the Listed Lex Piper Stakes (1600m) on March 5th, Kia…

2015 Kingston Town Classic Barrier Draw Released

2015 Kingston Town Classic Barrier Draw Released

The 2015 Kingston Town Classic barrier draw has been completed and released; confirming alleys for all sixteen contestants in Saturday’s Group 1 feature race at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse. Magic Artist has remain atop 2015 Kingston Town Classic betting since it was confirmed he would make the trip west, and the talented import could very well…

2015 Railway Stakes Betting Update

2015 Railway Stakes Betting Update

Fifteen classy milers will take to the barriers for Saturday’s featured Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse; figuring as a particularly interesting race from a betting standpoint and offering punters plenty of value. Talented local Delicacy has more than stamped herself as one of Perth’s best racehorses and remains outright $4.20 favourite…

2015 Railway Stakes Field Released

2015 Railway Stakes Field Released

The 2015 Railway Stakes field has been released and 15 horses are set to contest the Group 1 event that will be held at Ascot on Saturday. Black Heart Bart will carry the top weight of 58 kilograms in the Railway Stakes and he will have the chance to record his maiden win at the…