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2017 Cox Plate: Watch And Cheer for Winx Says Hayes

2017 Cox Plate: Watch And Cheer for Winx Says Hayes

Last Saturday’s Caulfield Cup winning trainer and owner David Hayes has described the 2017 Cox Plate on Saturday as “a good year to watch and cheer for Winx”. Hayes, in partnership with his son Ben and nephew Tom Dabernig, made history in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) last Saturday taking out the mile-and-a-half classic…

Prized Icon Among 2017 Australian Guineas Nominations

Prized Icon Among 2017 Australian Guineas Nominations

James Cummings’ Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon was on Monday one of a bumper crop of three-year-olds nominated for the Australian Guineas 2016 to run on March 4. Early entries for a host of upcoming Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival features closed yesterday including those for the $750,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse….

2016 Fred Best Classic Betting Tips & Selections

2016 Fred Best Classic Betting Tips & Selections

The Fred Best Classic 2016 brings Doomben Cup Day to a close this Saturday in Brisbane, betting tips and the latest odds for the three-years-old clash detailed below. Running as Doomben Race 8 at 4:36pm (AEST), this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Fred Best Classic (1350m) runs at its capacity 16 starters including Rageese and Sir…

Imposing Lass Heads 2016 The Roses Nominations

Imposing Lass Heads 2016 The Roses Nominations

Early Queensland Oaks favourite Imposing Lass headlines nominations for Saturday’s traditional lead-up race The Roses 2016 at Doomben Racecourse. The key support act on the Doomben Cup Day card in Brisbane, this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Magic Millions The Roses (2000m) has attracted a bumper 29 three-year-old fillies at nomination stage. A set weights clash,…

Melbourne Cup 2015 Field Released on Derby Day

Melbourne Cup 2015 Field Released on Derby Day

The line-up for the ‘race that stops’ a nation is set to be released this afternoon live from Flemington Racecourse with the capacity 24-starter 2015 Melbourne Cup field, run next Tuesday November 3, known after the racing action of Victoria Derby Day is done and dusted. The four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival kicks off with an…

2015 Salinger Stakes Nominations Feature Éclair Choice

2015 Salinger Stakes Nominations Feature Éclair Choice

Phillip Stokes’s visiting Adelaide galloper and last start Group 2 winner Éclair Choice is one of the headline nominations taken for the Salinger Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday. One of the 10 black-type features on the Victoria Derby Day, which are offering Best Tote or SP + 20% on this weekend, the $300,000…

2015 Melbourne Cup for Criterion Next Race

2015 Melbourne Cup for Criterion Next Race

Co-trainer David Hayes will chase his maiden win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ after confirming the Melbourne Cup 2015 Tuesday week for his Cox Plate runner-up Criterion next race. Four-time Group 1 winning Sebring stallion Criterion was one of 42 stayers whose connections paid the second acceptance fee to keep them in $6.2…

2015 The Metropolitan Odds Update

2015 The Metropolitan Odds Update

The John O’Shea-trained Magic Hurricane remains steady at the top of The Metropolitan 2015 odds to win the last of three Group 1 features at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney this weekend. Running as the last on a bumper nine-race Epsom Handicap Day line-up, this year’s $750,000 Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) jumps at…

McDonald Back On Contributer in Underwood Stakes 2015

McDonald Back On Contributer in Underwood Stakes 2015

Ace Sydney-based hoop James McDonald will reunite with star Godolphin galloper Contributer when the John O’Shea-trained stallion runs in the 2015 Underwood Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. McDonald has ridden the High Chaparral six-year-old five previous times, missing just one of the import’s six runs down under since arriving in Australia back in the…

Tatoosh Tops 2015 Gloaming Stakes Nominations

Tatoosh Tops 2015 Gloaming Stakes Nominations

Paul Perry’s in-form Newcastle galloper Tatoosh will continue towards next month’s Spring Champion Stakes with a run in the Gloaming Stakes 2015 at Rosehill Gardens on the weekend. There are currently 14 three-year-olds in the mix for this year’s $200,000 Group 3 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) with nominations for the set weights clash on Golden Pendant…