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Ball Of Muscle Tops 2016 Canterbury Classic Field & Odds

Ball Of Muscle Tops 2016 Canterbury Classic Field & Odds

Joe Pride’s widely-drawn top weight Ball Of Muscle is still considered one of the sprinters to beat at Canterbury Park on Saturday heading the Canterbury Classic 2016 field and betting markets. Running as Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEDT) on the New Year’s Eve racing meet in New South Wales, this summer’s $150,000 Listed Canterbury Classic…

Canterbury Deploys 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prep

Canterbury Deploys 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prep

A Canterbury debut this Wednesday will kick off a possible Caulfield Guineas 2015 campaign for Gerald Ryan’s promising three-year-old Deploy. The unraced Fastnet Rock colt is accepted to run in the second race on the midweek Canterbury card in Sydney taking on the likes of the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Kindergarten Stakes fourth placed Magic…

Canterbury Start for Thousand Guineas Hope Racy

Canterbury Start for Thousand Guineas Hope Racy

This Wednesday at Canterbury’s midweek meeting the Gary Portelli-trained filly Racy will shoot for a win to earn a Melbourne trip this spring targeting the 2015 Thousand Guineas in October. A three-year-old daughter of Exceed And Excel, the Warwick Farm-based Racy is set to contest the day’s opener jumping from barrier eight of nine with…

Brook Road Posts Dominant July Sprint Win

Brook Road Posts Dominant July Sprint Win

Classy mare Brook Road has delivered trainer Kris Lees another feature success at Canterbury over the weekend; producing an impressive performance to beat a very handy field of short distance specialists to the line in the July Sprint (1100m). Brook Road has posted an impressive six wins and four minors through only fourteen career starts…

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

Seven talented sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s July Sprint (1100m) at Canterbury Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Brook Road ($2.60) is yet to find much of a consistent run of form through her four competitive starts this…

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Possible 2015 Epsom Handicap Bid for Burbero

Sydney-based trainer Bjorn Baker will use a run at Canterbury Racecourse on Saturday as an early guide as to the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival campaign of possible Epsom Handicap 2015 hope Burbero. Baker has two nominees for the $85,000 The July Sprint (1100m) this weekend with his veteran nine-year-old Zaratone lining up for his 68th…

Goldman Hellbent on 2015 Golden Rose Bid

Goldman Hellbent on 2015 Golden Rose Bid

Goulburn’s Kurt Goldman is seriously considering a Golden Rose 2015 bid this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival with his promising colt Hellbent after the rising three-year-old saluted in the first at Canterbury on Wednesday. The previously unraced I Am Invincible colt had been to the trials three times before his midweek debut including for two Warwick…

Mr Darcy Possible Victoria Derby 2015 Type

Mr Darcy Possible Victoria Derby 2015 Type

Impressive Canterbury winner on debut this Wednesday Mr Darcy is already being spruiked by connections as a possible 2015 Victoria Derby horse this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Chris Waller-trained Sydney-based Authorized colt stepped out for the first time debuting as a two-year-old in the $40,000 Cellarbrations Plate (1100m) against a field of fellow juveniles…

Berry Excited by Tosen Stardom in 2015 Ranvet Stakes

Berry Excited by Tosen Stardom in 2015 Ranvet Stakes

Tommy Berry has had just two rides on Japanese horse Tosen Stardom during trackwork at Canterbury but already rates the four-year-old very highly and is confident he can figure in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill this Saturday. The trainer is set to ride Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) favourite Vancouver in Saturday’s…

Lees Scores Winning Double at Canterbury

Lees Scores Winning Double at Canterbury

Kris Lees’ stable is looking better than ever ahead of the autumn after scoring a double victory at the Canterbury meeting on Wednesday. The trainer will prepare both Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) winner Lucia Valentina as well as $6.3 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) winner Protectionist from his Newcastle stable, however his…