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2017 Golden Slipper Field Narrows: Second Acceptances

2017 Golden Slipper Field Narrows: Second Acceptances

The Golden Slipper Stakes 2017 second acceptances closed this week with over 200 juveniles still in the race to make the field for the world’s richest two-years-old event. Running at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday March 18, the $3.5 million Group 1 Longines Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) is one of the key Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival…

Wyong Run for 2017 Magic Millions Classic Favourite Madeenaty

Wyong Run for 2017 Magic Millions Classic Favourite Madeenaty

This Thursday marks the return of the Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2017 favourite Madeenaty who will step-out at Wyong for the first time since Melbourne Cup Day. The David & Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig-trained Exceed And Excel filly will be out to retain her top elect status for next month’s $2 million Magic Millions…

Khan Leads Early 2017 Golden Slipper Betting

Khan Leads Early 2017 Golden Slipper Betting

Peter & Paul Snowden’s Breeders’ Plate winner Khan has opened early favourite in pre-field Golden Slipper 2017 betting for next March’s $3.5 million showdown. The world’s richest race for two-year-olds, the Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) is set to steal the show at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday March 18. It is one of five…

No 2016 Darley Classic for Capitalist

No 2016 Darley Classic for Capitalist

After failing to make a full recovery from the stone bruise that kept him out of last weekend’s Coolmore Stud Stakes, Capitalist will now also miss the Darley Classic 2016 at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Peter & Paul Snowden advised Racing Victoria (RV) stewards on Melbourne Cup Day that three-year-old Written Tycoon colt Capitalist would…

Capitalist Scratched from Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016

Capitalist Scratched from Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016

Peter & Paul Snowden’s Golden Slipper winning colt Capitalist has been scratched from Saturday’s 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes field due to a stone bruise. The Written Tycoon colt will miss a start-studded edition of the $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) on VRC Derby Day, but could race in Saturday week’s $1 million Group…

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

A top-class field of three-year-old sprinters take to Flemington Racecourse on Derby Day this weekend in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016, a full form guide preview and betting analysis for which is found below. Ten youngsters are in the mix for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m), the set weights sprint to…

Astern Up to Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 Challenge

Astern Up to Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 Challenge

Champion jockey James McDonald believes his mount in Saturday’s 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Astern is up to the challenge of defeating the likes of Extreme Choice and Capitalist in the Derby Day sprint showdown. The $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) may have attracted just 10 final acceptors, but the depth of the three-years-old…

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds: Extreme Choice Favourite

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds: Extreme Choice Favourite

Mick Price’s last start Moir Stakes winner Extreme Choice has opened narrow favourite in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 to score back-to-back Group 1 wins this weekend. The $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) runs as Flemington Race 5 at 2:25pm (AEDT) on Victoria Derby Day on Saturday, the 10-starter field of three-year-old sprinters…

Capitalist Leads 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field

Capitalist Leads 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Field

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Capitalist is accepted to run on VRC Derby Day down the Flemington straight on Saturday in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 field. Winner of the Golden Slipper as a two-year-old in the autumn, the gun son of Written Tycoon is one of just 10 final acceptors for this weekend’s $500,000…

Capitalist Could be Saved for 2016 Darley Classic

Capitalist Could be Saved for 2016 Darley Classic

Co-trainer Peter Snowden is yet to confirm whether the stable’s Golden Slipper winner Capitalist will line-up in this weekend’s Coolmore Stud Stakes or be saved for Saturday week’s Darley Classic 2016 against the older sprinters. Last Friday night the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Written Tycoon colt was scratched from the Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m),…