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Tried And Tired Leads 2015 Wangoom Handicap Field & Odds

Tried And Tired Leads 2015 Wangoom Handicap Field & Odds

The opening black-type of this week’s Warrnambool Racing Carnival is the Wangoom Handicap 2015 on Wednesday where the Leon & Troy Corstens-trained Tried And Tired is the early favourite despite his hefty top weight. Set to run as Warrnambool Race 7 at 3:20pm (AEST) on Wednesday, this year’s $150,000 Listed Midfield Group Wangoom Handicap (1200m)…

2015 Australia Stakes Betting Update

2015 Australia Stakes Betting Update

Following the scratching of defending champion Richie’s Vibe from the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) due to a bout of colic, the betting market for the race at has seen a fair bit of movement. Just eight sprinters will line-up in the 2015 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday but that doesn’t mean…

2015 Australia Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Australia Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

The Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) is the feature race running on the Australia Day long weekend, attracting a small yet classy field of nine sprinters. A re-match of the first three in the 2014 edition of the race has been ruled out after Peter Moody chose not to accept with Moment Of Change –…

Reparations Tops 2015 John Dillon Stakes Nominations

Reparations Tops 2015 John Dillon Stakes Nominations

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s in-form sprinter Reparations is the top-rated nomination taken for this Monday’s John Dillon Stakes 2015 at Sandown Racecourse. The Exceed And Excel six-year-old enjoyed his ninth career win first-up at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day in the Listed MSS Security Stakes (1200m) before being sent out again for another break. After…

Aeronautical Leads 2015 Standish Handicap Nominations

Aeronautical Leads 2015 Standish Handicap Nominations

Early entries are now out for the New Year’s Day feature at Victoria’s Flemington Racecourse with Group 1 placegetter Aeronautical leading the early Standish Handicap 2015 nominations for Thursday. Lionel Cohen’s Encosta De Lago six-year-old is one of 19 early entries taken for this summer’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m), the gelding out to…

The Straight Six 2014 Field – Flemington Racing

The Straight Six 2014 Field – Flemington Racing

A bumper line-up of sprinters are set to fly down the Flemington straight in one of two stakes features in Melbourne this weekend – the 2014 The Straight Six. Scheduled to run at 2:57pm (AEST) as Flemington Race 6 this year’s $120,000 Listed The Straight Six (1200m) features a final field of 17 hopefuls. Leading…

Riziz Heads 2014 The Straight Six Nominations & Weights

Riziz Heads 2014 The Straight Six Nominations & Weights

Fresh off a Group 1 third at home in Adelaide, the Ken Sweeney-trained Riziz travels to Flemington this Saturday to tackle The Straight Six 2014. A bumper 28 nominations were taken for this year’s $120,000 Listed The Straight Six (1200m) running as one of two Black-Types on the Flemington race card on the weekend. Heading…

Cox Plate 2013 Best Bets of the Day

Cox Plate 2013 Best Bets of the Day

After the Manikato Stakes Night action last night at Moonee Valley Racecourse, racing continues for day two of the Cox Plate Carnival with the Races.com.au team’s 2013 Cox Plate Day best bets detailed below. There’s a bumper 10 races on the Moonee Valley race card today, six of which are Group races not to miss….

2013 Cox Plate Day Betting Tips

2013 Cox Plate Day Betting Tips

Moonee Valley Racecourse will be a hive of racing activity this Saturday, October 26, with Cox Plate Day 2013 featuring a crack 10 race program – insider tips and betting selections for which are listed below. The race every punter is gearing up for is of course the $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m)…

Sacred Falls Headlines 2013 Crystal Mile Final Field

Sacred Falls Headlines 2013 Crystal Mile Final Field

Sacred Falls has been included in the 2013 Group 2 Crystal Mile (1600m) final field after trainer Chris Waller opted not to run the Group 1 winner in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m). The Group 2 Crystal Mile will be run at Moonee Valley at Saturday as race eight at 4.15pm (AEDT) with a field…