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New Connections for Looks Like The Cat

New Connections for Looks Like The Cat

Australia has lost one of it’s most promising three-year-olds after Looks Like The Cat  was sold to Hong Kong interests. The gelding has served under trainer Tony Gollan for all seven of his career starts but will now continue his racing career under Caspar Fownes. “It is disappointing to lose a horse of his calbire but…

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Tips & Selections

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Tips & Selections

The 2013 VRC Sprint Classic is set to be one of the races of the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival; with a number of Australia’s leading sprinters taking on Hong Kong superstar Lucky Nine. The absence of Black Caviar has really opened up the sprint races this season, with Samaready taking out the Group 1 Moir…

Fownes Feeling Lucky for VRC Sprint Classic 2013

Fownes Feeling Lucky for VRC Sprint Classic 2013

Hong Kong horseman Caspar Fownes is all smiles ahead of Saturday’s 2013 VRC Sprint Classic, formerly the Patinack Farm Classic, at Flemington having been impressed with a Melbourne Cup Day gallop from his star performer Lucky Nine. A five-time Group 1 champion overseas, seven-year-old Dubawi raider Lucky Nine is one of 14 star sprinters accepted…

Star Studded 2013 VRC Sprint Classic Field Released

Star Studded 2013 VRC Sprint Classic Field Released

A super line-up of Group 1 winners and exciting sprinters are set to face off in the VRC Sprint Classic 2013 field at Flemington’s Emirates Stakes Day meeting this Saturday, November 9, which was previously known as the Patinack Farm Classic. The $1 million, Group 1, 1200m sprint is without sponsorship after the impoverishment of…

2013 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Samaready Shortens

2013 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Samaready Shortens

Tonight the action of the two-meet Cox Plate Carnival kicks off under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse, the evening’s feature being the Group 1 sprint showdown – the Manikato Stakes 2013. The $1 million Group 1 Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200m) runs as the last of the night scheduled to jump at 10:00pm (AEST) as…

Samaready Heads Manikato Stakes 2013 Odds

Samaready Heads Manikato Stakes 2013 Odds

After winning her opening two starts this preparation, Mick Price’s former star juvenile Samaready has opened top of the 2013 Manikato Stakes odds for Friday evening’s Moonee Valley meet. The now four-year-old daughter of More Than Ready won the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) as a two-year-old last year, one of her opening four…

2013 Manikato Stakes Field & Barriers – Samaready in 7

2013 Manikato Stakes Field & Barriers – Samaready in 7

Like Atlantic Jewel in Saturday’s Cox Plate, the favoured mare for the Manikato Stakes 2013 at Moonee Valley on Friday night Samaready has drawn barrier seven in her bid to beat the boys in the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival sprint classic. Headlining proceedings on Friday evening the $1 million Group 1 Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200m)…

Lucky Nine Pleases at Valley Ahead of Manikato Stakes 2013

Lucky Nine Pleases at Valley Ahead of Manikato Stakes 2013

Hong Kong superstar Lucky Nine has had their first official look at the notoriously tricky Moonee Valley circuit in Melbourne, the raider enjoying a winning jump-out at the track ahead of the 2013 Manikato Stakes Friday week. The headline hopeful for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200m), due to run under…

Zoustar Heads Futures Patinack Farm Classic 2013 Odds

Zoustar Heads Futures Patinack Farm Classic 2013 Odds

Chris Waller’s flying three-year-old Zoustar has opened top of the 2013 Patinack Farm Classic odds for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic at Flemington next month. Held on the final day of the carnival, Emirates Stakes Day, on Saturday November 9 the $1 million Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic (1200m) is the last of the sprint…

2012 Hong Kong Sprint Field & Barriers – Sea Siren Draws 7

2012 Hong Kong Sprint Field & Barriers – Sea Siren Draws 7

John O’Shea’s triple Group 1 winning mare Sea Siren fared ok in the Hong Kong Sprint 2012 barrier draw for Sunday’s lucrative showdown at Sha Tin Racecourse coming up with gate seven of 12. One of two Aussie-trained gallopers over at Sha Tin for the 2012 Hong Kong International Sprint Day, four-year-old Fastnet Rock mare…