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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…

Flying Jess After Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2017 Upset

Flying Jess After Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2017 Upset

Caulfield’s John Moloney is happy to track towards the Gold Coast’s 2017 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas with his outside hope Flying Jess. All the pre-field money for this season’s $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m), running at the Gold Coast on January 14, is on the undefeated Bjorn Baker-trained Winning Rupert. After posting his…

2016 Golden Rose Target for Tango Rain

2016 Golden Rose Target for Tango Rain

Gerald Ryan’s undefeated colt Tango Rain is back on show at Canterbury Park on Saturday working towards a Golden Rose Stakes 2016 assignment this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. The talented Manhattan Rain two-year-old won at the track over 1100m on debut back on June 22 and has subsequently saluted in a 1050m barrier trial at…

Golden Rose Hope Thronum to Convince Berry

Golden Rose Hope Thronum to Convince Berry

Ace Sydney-based hoop Tommy Berry needs convincing his mount at Canterbury Park on Saturday Thronum has what it takes to line-up in the 2016 Golden Rose Stakes this September. The Gai Waterhouse-trained Snitzel colt is undefeated as a two-year-old having won both of his career starts to date. Thronum will be out to maintain that…

2016 Golden Rose Hope Mediterranean Has “X-Factor”

2016 Golden Rose Hope Mediterranean Has “X-Factor”

Co-trainer Paul Snowden has said the stable’s progressive youngster Mediterranean has “X-factor” and is looking forward to the colt’s return to the track for a possible Golden Rose 2016 campaign. Snowden’s father Peter, who he now trains in partnership with, is famous in part for his sensational track record with two-year-olds including a win in…

Midweek Win for 2015 The Metropolitan Hope Maurus

Midweek Win for 2015 The Metropolitan Hope Maurus

The Metropolitan 2015 is still on the agenda this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival for the up-and-coming Maurus after the David Vandyke-trained stayer saluted at Canterbury’s midweek meet on Wednesday. The Medicean gelding enjoyed his second win in as many starts, the five-year-old carting the hefty 60.5kg top weight to a narrow photo-finish victory over the…

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…