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Mecir Overcomes Poor Position to Win 2014 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap

Mecir Overcomes Poor Position to Win 2014 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap

Talented five-year-old Mecir has produced a strong final-straight sprint to overcome a talented field and claim the Group 3 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap (1400m) this afternoon. Having jumped only fairly, the Lonhro gelding settled well back in the 14 horse pack more than six lengths off the early pace of leaders High Esteem, pre-post market mover…

Doncaster Hopes Head 2014 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap Field

Doncaster Hopes Head 2014 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap Field

This Wednesday in Sydney a field of potential Doncaster Mile hopes will face off at Newcastle in the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap 2014 field. An always anticipated event, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Enviropacific Newmarket Handicap (1400m) has attracted a final field of 15 hopefuls many of which are nominated for the $3 million Group 1…

Boban Favourite In 2014 Expressway Stakes Betting Markets

Boban Favourite In 2014 Expressway Stakes Betting Markets

Dual Group 1 winner Boban has been well backed in 2014 Expressway Stakes betting markets and is a clear favourite to record his sixth straight victory in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Boban opened at odds of $3 in the Expressway Stakes, but that price was quickly snapped up and the son…

Boban Included In 2014 Expressway Stakes Nominations

Boban Included In 2014 Expressway Stakes Nominations

Talented miler Boban is set to return to the races on Saturday after being included in the 2014 Expressway Stakes nominations. Boban was the star of the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, finishing his campaign with five wins from as many starts, and took out the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick on October 5…

Sookie Well Backed In 2014 Canterbury Classic Betting

Sookie Well Backed In 2014 Canterbury Classic Betting

Sookie will be making her debut for the Gai Waterhouse stable in the 2014 Canterbury Classic tonight and has been easily the best-backed runner in betting markets for the Listed event. Sookie has not been seen at the races since her impressive win in the Group 3 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) at Doomben on May 25,…

2014 Canterbury Classic Final Field – Howmuchdoyouloveme To Carry 61kg

2014 Canterbury Classic Final Field – Howmuchdoyouloveme To Carry 61kg

Classy sprinter Howmuchdoyouloveme will carry the top-weight of 61kg when he returns to the races in the Listed Canterbury Classic (1100m) on Friday night. Howmuchdoyouloveme has recorded seven wins from 14 starts during what has been, at times, a controversial racing career and has shown that he has the ability to carry big weights to race…

Shannon Stakes 2013 Winner Is Rain Drum – Results

Shannon Stakes 2013 Winner Is Rain Drum – Results

Rain Drum has taken out the Group 2 Shannon Stakes at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse today September 28, 2013. The Fastnet Rock gelding won the race by a nose in front of a competitive Centennial Park, who placed second, and Our Dessert Warrior, who finished third. Rain Drum has now won six of his 11 race…

Shannon Stakes 2013 Field Features Hosting

Shannon Stakes 2013 Field Features Hosting

Greg Eurell’s talented four-year-old Hosting will step up to Group class for the first time since being gelded when taking on a smart field in the 2013 Shannon Stakes in Sydney on Saturday. The 2013 Epsom Handicap-bound son of Host is one of 12 gallopers making up the field for Rosehill’s $175,000 Group 2 Ascend…

Epsom Hopes Head 2013 Shannon Stakes Nominations

Epsom Hopes Head 2013 Shannon Stakes Nominations

While the weekend’s Group 1 racing action takes place solely in Melbourne this weekend, Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens will still be host to some quality events including the Shannon Stakes 2013 for Epsom Handicap hopefuls. Nominations for the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) have been extended until 11:00am (AEST) on Tuesday but there are currently…

Missile Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Missile Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Group racing gets underway for another season in Sydney this Saturday with the 2013 Missile Stakes at Royal Randwick, the Races.com.au team’s tips and betting selections for which are detailed below. There may have been just eight acceptors for this year’s edition of the $125,000 Group 3 McGrath Real Estate Agents Missile Stakes (1200m) but…