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Murt The Flirt to Take Improvement into Bletchingly Stakes

Murt The Flirt to Take Improvement into Bletchingly Stakes

Trainer Brendan McCarthy is confident that Murt The Flirt is primed for another big performance when he takes his place in Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes field at Caulfield Racecourse. Murt The Flirt has been a notable performer throughout his entire racing career so far and will line up in the Bletchingly Stakes field with…

Arctic Angel Tops 2017 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes Field & Odds

Arctic Angel Tops 2017 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes Field & Odds

Consistent Mathew Ellerton & Simona Zahra-trained local filly Arctic Angel is early favourite of the two-year-old girls facing off in the Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes 2017 field at Flemington on Saturday. Due to run as Flemington Race 4 at 2:25pm (AEDT) as the major support act on the Blamey Stakes Day card this weekend, the $150,000…

Arctic Angel Dominates 2016 Merson Cooper Stakes

Arctic Angel Dominates 2016 Merson Cooper Stakes

The benefit of a previous run down the Flemington straight helped the promising Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra-trained filly Arctic Angel at Ladbrokes Park on Zipping Classic Day where she enjoyed a dominant win in the Merson Cooper Stakes 2016. On debut the well-bred daughter of Hard Spun finished under three lengths away fourth to…

Beirut Targets 2016 Bletchingly Stakes

Beirut Targets 2016 Bletchingly Stakes

The end-of-month Bletchingly Stakes 2016 is a possible target for Henry Dwyer’s smart mare Beirut after she enjoyed a mid-week win at Sandown-Lakeside on Wednesday. The five-year-old daughter of Lonhro posted her third win on the trot with jockey Chris Symons guiding her to an all-the-way 3.25 length win over Kalashani Lad on a Heavy…

2016 Magic Millions Cup Betting Tips & Odds

2016 Magic Millions Cup Betting Tips & Odds

A capacity field of gallopers face off in Saturday’s Magic Millions Cup 2016 as part of Australia’s richest day of racing at the Gold Coast and below are our insider betting tips on the handicap clash. Set to run as the Gold Coast Race 6 at 2:35pm, this year’s $1 million Jewel Magic Millions Cup…

Precious Gem Heads 2015 Lord Stakes Field & Odds

Precious Gem Heads 2015 Lord Stakes Field & Odds

Henry Dwyer’s top local mare Precious Gem is the punters’ pick and market mover to win Caulfield’s Lord Stakes 2015 on Boxing Day this weekend in Melbourne. Set to run as Race 9 at 5:25pm (AEST) on the bumper 10-race line-up at Caulfield on Saturday, this summer’s $120,000 Listed Swettenham Stud Lord Stakes (1700m) features…

Symons On Murt The Flirt in Wyong Magic Millions Stakes

Symons On Murt The Flirt in Wyong Magic Millions Stakes

Chris Symons retains the ride on the Brendan McCarthy-trained Murt The Flirt at Wyong on Thursday with the horse out to capitalise on the Magic Millions Stakes 2016 being open to four-year-olds for the first time. Due to jump at 3:15pm (AEST) as Race 4 on the seven event program, this season’s $100,000 Wyong Magic…

2015 Wyong Magic Millions 3YO & 4YO Stakes Field

2015 Wyong Magic Millions 3YO & 4YO Stakes Field

A quality field of both three and four-year-old Magic Millions graduates will face off in the Wyong Magic Millions 3YO & 4YO Stakes 2015 this Thursday including Flamboyant Lass. Open to both three and four-year-old hopefuls for the first time this season, the $100,000 Wyong Magic Millions 3YO & 4YO Stakes (1200m) features a final…

2015 Werribee Cup Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Werribee Cup Field & Barrier Draw

Darren Weir’s 60kg top weight Tall Ship leads a field down to 10 gallopers for the feature race in Victoria on the weekend, Sunday’s Werribee Cup 2015. The $120,000 Listed TAB Werribee Cup (2600m) originally attracted 11 hopefuls before the early scratching of Jamie Edwards’ Severn Road. Due to jump as Race 6 at 3:45pm…

Standish Handicap 2016 Option for Boomwaa

Standish Handicap 2016 Option for Boomwaa

A recent edition to the Caulfield stables of Henry Dwyer, Boomwaa races at Flemington Racecourse this weekend ahead of a possible 2016 Standish Handicap run back at the track on New Year’s Day. Dwyer is weighing up Melbourne Summer Racing Carnival options for Mutawaajid four-year-old Boomwaa who debuted for him on November 28 when fading…