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Victoria Handicap 2013 Field Features Budriguez

Victoria Handicap 2013 Field Features Budriguez

After being dually nominated across two states this Easter Saturday, David Jolly’s exciting Adelaide stayer Budriguez has been confirmed for the 2013 Victoria Handicap field at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse. One of two Group race features on the program at the meet, the $150,000 Group 3 Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation Victoria Handicap (1400m) has this year drawn…

Budriguez Tops 2013 Victoria Handicap Nominations – Easter Saturday Racing

Budriguez Tops 2013 Victoria Handicap Nominations – Easter Saturday Racing

David Jolly’s last start Blamey Stakes co-winner Budriguez will look to take home first prize all on their own this Saturday when the talented Adelaide stayer lines up in the Victoria Handicap 2013 at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse. One of 15 nominees for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Victoria Handicap (1400m) the Al Maher six-year-old posted…

Stand To Gain wins wet Sydney Cup

Stand To Gain wins wet Sydney Cup

Emergency runner Stand To Gain has won the Group 1 Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick in a race marred by a nasty fall involving Hawk Island and Tinseltown. Stand To Gain only managed to make the final field for the Sydney Cup with the scratchings of Mourayan and Montahlia this morning after the Randwick track…

C’est La Guerre Backed for Sydney Cup Win

C’est La Guerre Backed for Sydney Cup Win

The Lloyd Williams-owned six-year-old C’est La Guerre has overtaken fellow imported stayer and stablemate Mourayan as the favourite for this year’s Sydney Cup. Shinko King gelding C’est La Guerre has been backed in from $6.50 to $6 to break their Group 1 hoodoo in Australia and take out the $500,000 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m)…

Freedman Banking on Above Average Cup Run

Freedman Banking on Above Average Cup Run

Lee Freedman is confident the inside alley and recent good form could be the key to his imported Irish galloper Above Average taking out this year’s Sydney Cup at Randwick. High Chaparral five-year-old Above Average came up trumps with gate one in the 2011 Sydney Cup barrier draw giving them an advantage over their 15…

Williams’ Melbourne Cup Hopes on Display at Sydney

Williams’ Melbourne Cup Hopes on Display at Sydney

Renowned racehorse owner Lloyd Williams is already preparing for the 151st edition of the world’s richest handicap with a trio of his imported stayers to display their Melbourne Cup claims in this Saturday’s Sydney Cup showdown. Williams, well known for his colossal thoroughbred purchases to target Cup glory, has three livewire chances for the $500,000…

Spotter Bids to Keep Sydney Cup from Imported Invaders

Spotter Bids to Keep Sydney Cup from Imported Invaders

Local Randwick trainer Graeme Rogerson is keen to keep this year’s Sydney Cup trophy at home and out of the hands of the deluge of imported stayers as he lines up his Redoute’s Choice gelding Bid Spotter in Saturday’s showdown. With eight of the top nine Sydney Cup hopefuls this year being international imports, Rogerson…

Hawk Island Set to Swoop in Sydney Cup

Hawk Island Set to Swoop in Sydney Cup

Chris Waller’s in-form six-year-old Hawk Island looks set for success in this year’s Sydney Cup after the brave galloper secured another win for the season at Randwick last weekend. Hawk Wing gelding Hawk Island ($3.70F) relished the wet conditions at the Royal Randwick on Saturday carrying a hefty 61kg to score a tidy half length…

Once Were Wild to Win Sydney Cup Declares Gai

Once Were Wild to Win Sydney Cup Declares Gai

Gai Waterhouse is filled with confidence that her well-bred Johannesburg mare Once Were Wild ran the ideal Sydney Cup trial when winning the Group 2 Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) at Randwick last Saturday. Four-year-old Once Were Wild outclassed a strong field of fellow stayers in the Chairman’s Handicap in a return to form for last year’s…

Friday Horse Racing – 25/03/2011 – Moonee Valley Night Racing

Friday Horse Racing – 25/03/2011 – Moonee Valley Night Racing

With the autumn racing season now in full swing, fans and punters have plenty to get excited about this weekend starting with six quality TAB meetings taking place today, Friday March 25, 2011. While country and city tracks in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland will all be home to race meets this…