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2016 Christmas Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

2016 Christmas Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

The Christmas Stakes 2016 steals the show on Boxing Day in Melbourne and below are our inside tips plus the updated odds on the Caulfield Racecourse sprint. Running as Race 6 at 4:40pm (AEDT) on the eight event card, the $120,000 Listed Ian McLeod Christmas Stakes (1200m) field features a dozen class gallopers. Heading the…

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Darren Weir’s Group 3 winner Tonopah will carry top weight in the Christmas Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse first-up at Saturday’s Christmas Eve race meet in Melbourne. The seven-year-old son of Rock Hard Ten is one of a dozen sprinters engaged to face off in the $120,000 Listed Ian McLeod Christmas Stakes (1200m), the…

Lucky Liberty Chases Christmas Stakes 2016 Win

Lucky Liberty Chases Christmas Stakes 2016 Win

Local Caulfield horseman Henry Dwyer will give his lightly-raced five-year-old Lucky Liberty one final run for the year at home on Boxing Day in the 2016 Christmas Stakes. The Statue Of Liberty gelding has had just the 10 career starts to date and boasts a consistent 50% winning strike rate having won five of those….

Caulfield’s 2016 Christmas Stakes Nominations Released

Caulfield’s 2016 Christmas Stakes Nominations Released

The Christmas Stakes 2016 is one of two black-type Boxing Day races running at Caulfield Racecourse on Monday and nominations for the handicap sprint are now out. A total of 17 sprinters are entered for a shot at this summer’s $120,000 Listed Christmas Stakes (1200m) in Melbourne including the in-form Lindsay Park-trained Grande Rosso. The…

Reldas Leads 2015 Christmas Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Reldas Leads 2015 Christmas Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Robert Smerdon’s in-form five-year-old Reldas is top fancy to return to the winners’ stall in Melbourne this Boxing Day with a Caulfield victory in Saturday’s Christmas Stakes 2015. One of two black-type races on the card, this year’s $120,000 Listed The Cup Club Christmas Stakes (1200m) features a final field of 15 sprinters. The current…

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…

2016 Standish Handicap Aim for Sistine Demon

2016 Standish Handicap Aim for Sistine Demon

Caulfield’s Andrew Noblet is hoping for better luck with Sistine Demon this weekend at Flemington, a track the six-year-old could return to on New Year’s Day for the Standish Handicap 2016. First-up the Excites gelding was beaten only a length after a luckless run at Moonee Valley over 1000m behind Grane. This weekend the chestnut,…

Anlon Primed for Fresh Run in 2014 Christmas Stakes

Anlon Primed for Fresh Run in 2014 Christmas Stakes

Sandown Racecourse will play host to two black-type races this afternoon as part of its Boxing Day race meeting, one of which is the Listed Christmas Stakes (1200m). 10 sprinters are set to tackle the $120,000 feature race after Robbie Laing’s Boomwaa was scratched on Wednesday. The Darren Weir-trained Anlon is one of six single…

2014 Christmas Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Christmas Stakes Nominations Released

The Listed Christmas Stakes (1200m) is one of eight Boxing Day races running at Sandown Racecourse this Friday with prize money totaling $120,000. Nominations for the race were extended on Monday morning with a total of 14 sprinters declaring for the race by the afternoon. The Chris Waller-trained Heart Testa and Peter Moody’s Ready To…

Platelet Tops 2014 Irwin Stakes Field And Betting

Platelet Tops 2014 Irwin Stakes Field And Betting

The 2014 Irwin Stakes is set to be a key lead-up race to the Group 1 sprints during the 2014 Adelaide Racing Carnival; with 11 talented sprinters included in the final field for the Group 3 event. On top of 2014 Irwin Stakes betting markets is two-time Group 1 winning mare Platelet, who is currently…