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2016 Christmas Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Christmas Cup Tips & Odds Update

Royal Randwick comes to life for Villiers Stakes Day on Saturday and the latest odds plus betting tips for the Christmas Cup 2016 – one of the key support acts on the card – can be found below. Originally the mile and a half clash attracted a dozen stayers but the field for the $125,000…

Capacity 2016 Caulfield Cup Field: Preferment Top-Weight

Capacity 2016 Caulfield Cup Field: Preferment Top-Weight

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller is in Melbourne this weekend shooting for his maiden Caulfield Cup win with dual acceptors for the mile and a half classic including top-weight Preferment. A capacity field of 18 stayers plus two emergencies are engaged for this year’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), weights led by…

2016 The Metropolitan Results: Sir John Hawkwood Wins Second-Up

2016 The Metropolitan Results: Sir John Hawkwood Wins Second-Up

Jockey Blake Spriggs enjoyed his maiden Group 1 winning ride on Epsom Handicap Day at Royal Randwick with John Thompson’s recent stable acquisition Sir John Hawkwood taking out The Metropolitan 2016 second-up. An eight-year-old son of Sir Percy formerly prepared by a host of other trainers including Peter Moody, Sir John Hawkwood had just his…

2016 Kingston Town Stakes Field & Odds: Allergic Favourite

2016 Kingston Town Stakes Field & Odds: Allergic Favourite

Despite drawing the outside alley at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday the John O’Shea-trained Allergic is the well-supported favourite of the Kingston Town Stakes 2016 field. A key support act on the Golden Rose Stakes Day card in Sydney, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) originally drew a final field of 12 stayers….

Kiwi Benzini Wins 2016 Brisbane Cup – Results

Kiwi Benzini Wins 2016 Brisbane Cup – Results

New Zealand raider Benzini outstayed a field of Aussie gallopers in the Brisbane Cup 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday thanks to a gun ride from Kiwi hoop Rosie Myers. Myers had previous race experience in the Sunshine State for Brisbane trainer Kelso Wood, but was on her favourite horse from back home in…

Real Love Leads 2016 Brisbane Cup Field & Odds

Real Love Leads 2016 Brisbane Cup Field & Odds

Darren Weir’s flying former Perth-trained mare Real Love is early favourite to keep the winning streak going with success in the Brisbane Cup 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse this Saturday. Set to run as Eagle Farm Race 6 at 1:40pm (AEST) on the bumper 10-race Stradbroke Handicap Day line-up, this season’s $300,000 Group 2 Evergreen…

Real Love Heads 2016 JRA Cup Betting Odds

Real Love Heads 2016 JRA Cup Betting Odds

Expat Perth mare Real Love is the shortest-priced stayer in JRA Cup 2016 betting at Doomben Racecourse on BTC Cup Day this weekend. A final field of 10 gallopers face off in the $125,000 Group 3 JRA Cup (2000m) on Saturday, the handicap clash due to run as Doomben Race 4 at 2:06pm (AEST). Sitting…

Mackintosh Leads 2016 Rough Habit Plate Betting

Mackintosh Leads 2016 Rough Habit Plate Betting

Chris Waller’s Pins gelding Mackintosh is current favourite in Rough Habit Plate 2016 betting for the last at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday in Brisbane. Due to run as Doomben Race 8 at 4:41pm (AEST), this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Mittys Rough Habit Plate (2000m) field is down to 13 runners after the early scratching of…

2016 JRA Cup Field Features Sir John Hawkwood

2016 JRA Cup Field Features Sir John Hawkwood

David Vandyke’s in-form Sydney raider Sir John Hawkwood has come up trumps with the inside barrier for Saturday’s JRA Cup 2016 at Doomben Racecourse on BTC Cup Day in Brisbane. The first of the four Group feature races on the card for the opening Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival meeting, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 JRA…

2016 Alexandra Stakes Tips and Betting

2016 Alexandra Stakes Tips and Betting

Some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting three-year-old filly prospects will kick off their black type campaigns in Saturday’s Listed Alexandra Stakes (1600m) on the Sunshine Coast; a race that subsequently represents terrific value to punters. Queen Of Wands has returned to racing in slick form this time and remains outright $3 favourite in…