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Chocante Out to Emulate Sire in Melbourne Cup 2017

Chocante Out to Emulate Sire in Melbourne Cup 2017

Progressive Kiwi stayer Chocante is on a 2017 Melbourne Cup mission down under this spring chasing a win in the world’s most famous two-mile handicap as his sire Shocking did back in 2009. Trained across the Tasman by the Cambridge-based Stephen Marsh, the rising five-year-old is set to race exclusively in Australia this coming prep….

Hartnell Included In The Metropolitan Nominations

Hartnell Included In The Metropolitan Nominations

The 2016 The Metropolitan nominations have been released and the in-form Hartnell has been included in the initial entries for the Group 1 event that will be held at Royal Randwick on October 1. Hartnell failed to fire during the 2015 Spring Racing Carnival and he only had one run in the autumn, but he…

Hartnell cements spot at top of Caulfield Cup betting

Hartnell cements spot at top of Caulfield Cup betting

Hartnell’s brilliant win in the Group 2 $200,000 Ascend Sales Trophies Hill Stakes (2000m) at Randwick last Saturday has cemented his spot at the top of the 2016 Caulfield Cup betting. The John O’Shea trained Hartnell is now the $8 favourite at Ladbrokes.com.au for the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 15…

Winx headlines 2016 George Main Stakes nominations

Winx headlines 2016 George Main Stakes nominations

Super star mare Winx headlines the nominations for the 2016 Group 1 $500,000 Colgate Optic White Stakes (George Main Stakes) (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday. The Chris Waller trained Winx is chasing her eleventh win on the trot this week as she heads towards defending her weight for age title in the Group 1 $3m…

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Results: Easy Win for Hartnell

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Results: Easy Win for Hartnell

The Godolphin-raced Hartnell absolutely bolted home in the Chelmsford Stakes 2016 for a runaway victory in Sydney’s feature race of the weekend without Winx there to rain on his parade again. First-up the John O’Shea-trained import came up against Australia’s best racehorse, Hartnell finishing three and a half lengths off Winx in the Group 2…

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Odds Update: Prized Icon Favourite

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Odds Update: Prized Icon Favourite

The scratching of champion mare Winx from this afternoon’s Chelmsford Stakes 2016 in Sydney has seen the odds on the remaining runners firm dramatically including those on the new odds-on favourite Prized Icon. With a long spring ahead that will include a title defence in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) in October, Chris Waller…

Winx Out of 2016 Chelmsford Stakes: Randwick Scratchings

Winx Out of 2016 Chelmsford Stakes: Randwick Scratchings

The Sydney Spring Racing Carnival was to feature its second appearance of superstar mare Winx today, Saturday September 3, but the Chris Waller-trained champion has been scratched from Royal Randwick’s Chelmsford Stakes 2016 due to the Heavy track. Substantial rainfall in Sydney late in the week has the course proper at Randwick Racecourse rated a…

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Chelmsford Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Eight runners will line up for the featured Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Winx remains a clear and justifiable $1.14 favourite in 2016 Chelmsford Stakes betting markets with , ahead of Prized Icon…

Cox Plate Winner Winx to Get Serious in Melbourne

Cox Plate Winner Winx to Get Serious in Melbourne

Jockey Hugh Bowman said he isn’t feeling too much pressure ahead of his ride on Winx this weekend in Sydney. Things would change however once the defending Cox Plate champion returned to Melbourne Bowman added. Bowman has been aboard Chris Waller’s glamour mare for all but two of her 10 straight wins leading up to…

O’Shea Happy With Chelmsford Stakes Hope Hartnell

O’Shea Happy With Chelmsford Stakes Hope Hartnell

Godolphin’s head trainer John O’Shea knows he is probably running for second again but said he “couldn’t be happier” with his 2016 Chelmsford Stakes hopeful on Saturday Hartnell. The feature race at Royal Randwick on the weekend is the weight-for-age $250,000 Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) featuring the second-up run of the season of Chris…