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2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Update: Under The Louvre Out

2016 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Update: Under The Louvre Out

Top weight Under The Louvre is set to scratch out of Saturday’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2016 field in favour of a trip to Sydney on Epsom Handicap Day next weekend. The Robert Smerdon-trained stallion will be the second early withdrawal from this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Yulong Park Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m). On…

Adelaide’s 2016 Lighting Stakes First-Up for Power Trip

Adelaide’s 2016 Lighting Stakes First-Up for Power Trip

Saturday week’s Lightning Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse is scheduled for the first-up run for John McArdle’s impressive Cranbourne trial winner on Monday Power Trip. The rising three-year-old Hard Spun gelding raced in the morning’s second hit-out over 760m and enjoyed a half-length win under the control of Chris Parnham. Parnham had the up-and-comer positioned…

Mossin’ Around Tops 2016 Angus Armanasco Stakes Field & Odds

Mossin’ Around Tops 2016 Angus Armanasco Stakes Field & Odds

John Thompson’s super consistent filly Mossin’ Around is early favourite to win her first black-type race in the Angus Armanasco Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse on Blue Diamond Stakes Day. Due to jump at 2:12pm (local) as the third race on the Saturday card in Melbourne, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Polytrack Angus Armanasco Stakes…

2016 Oakleigh Plate Field & Betting Odds

2016 Oakleigh Plate Field & Betting Odds

The Oakleigh Plate 2016 runs at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday, February 27, as one of three elite levels on the Blue Diamond Stakes Day program and the final field and betting markets for the sprint classic are now out. Due to jump as Caulfield Race 8 at 5:22pm (local), this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Clamms…

Turn Me Loose Tops 2016 Futurity Stakes Field & Odds

Turn Me Loose Tops 2016 Futurity Stakes Field & Odds

Murray Baker’s Emirates Stakes winning New Zealand galloper from the spring Turn Me Loose has opened favourite in betting to win the Futurity Stakes 2016 second-up at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. Last season the four-year-old son of Iffraaj enjoyed a trio of wins in succession in Melbourne including the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) over…

Hucklebuck Backs Up in 2016 Futurity Stakes

Hucklebuck Backs Up in 2016 Futurity Stakes

A rematch with Nigel Blackiston’s defending champ Suavito is on the cards for the Phillip Stokes-trained Hucklebuck in the Futurity Stakes 2016 after his big run for third behind the mare in the CF Orr Stakes over the weekend. Adelaide-trained Elvstroem five-year-old Hucklebuck returned to racing on January 23 with a close fourth to Holler…

Currie Retains Suavito Ride in Futurity Stakes 2016

Currie Retains Suavito Ride in Futurity Stakes 2016

Flemington horseman Nigel Blackiston has confirmed jockey Luke Currie will retain the ride on his CF Orr Stakes winning mare Suavito when she defends her title in the 2016 Futurity Stakes on Blue Diamond Stakes Day Saturday week. Thorn Park five-year-old Suavito returned off a lengthy break to score a three-quarter length win over the…

Pre-Field CF Orr Stakes 2016 Betting Odds

Pre-Field CF Orr Stakes 2016 Betting Odds

It is shaping up as a stellar edition of the 2016 C.F. Orr Stakes to kick off Group 1 racing for the autumn at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday with pre-field betting on the classic dominated by two gallopers. Fifteen of the twenty-two nominations for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m) are previous…

Magnapal Escapes 2015 Caulfield Cup Weight Penalty

Magnapal Escapes 2015 Caulfield Cup Weight Penalty

Caulfield Cup 2015 lightweight Magnapal has escaped a penalty for next month’s mile and a half classic after winning the Naturalism Stakes over the weekend. The Terry & Karina O’Sullivan-trained Magnus gelding prepared at Stawell secured his third consecutive victory when backing up from a Heatherlie Handicap success over 1700m to win the Group 3…

2015 Aurie’s Star Handicap First-Up for Dibayani

2015 Aurie’s Star Handicap First-Up for Dibayani

Lindsay Park’s Hong Kong import Dibayani could debut down under at Flemington Racecourse this weekend in the Aurie’s Star Handicap 2015. The opening Group race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, Saturday’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) runs down the Flemington straight and is likely to feature the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained…