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2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

Twelve of the season’s best young sprinting fillies do battle at Flemington Racecourse today in the Ladies Day feature race, our insider VRC Oaks 2017 betting tips and updated odds on the Cup Carnival clash detailed below. The penultimate event on Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, this season’s Group 1 $1 million VRC…

2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results: Merchant Navy Flies Late

2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results: Merchant Navy Flies Late

Aaron Purcell continued his successful takeover from the suspended Ciaron Maher with progressive colt Merchant Navy coming from nowhere late in an incredible finish to beat home two fillies in the stallion-making Coolmore Stud Stakes 2017. A winner of his four opening career starts including the Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes (1200m) in early September,…

2017 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Aloisia Odds-on for VRC Oaks

2017 Moonee Valley Vase Winner Aloisia Odds-on for VRC Oaks

A flawless performance over the colts and geldings to win the Moonee Valley Vase 2017 in a runaway has the Aaron Purcell-trained filly Aloisia odds-on for the VRC Oaks next race. Backing up from her upset victory at Caulfield in the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m), the well-bred daughter of Azamour was even more impressive…

Aloisia wins 2017 Thousand Guineas

Aloisia wins 2017 Thousand Guineas

Promising staying filly Aloisia will now head to the VRC Oaks after scoring a surprise win in the Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield today. Aloisia was sent out at the good odds of $14 and thanks to a rails hugging ride from Luke Nolen, the Azamour filly was able to hold…

2017 Thousand Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Catchy

2017 Thousand Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Catchy

Lindsay Park’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy is the headline Thousand Guineas 2017 second acceptor for the mile feature on October 14 despite talks the gun filly could take on the boys at the same meeting. The Group 1 $2 million Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) against the colts and geldings potentially calls for the…

Aloisia Heads 2017 Crown Oaks Nominations

Aloisia Heads 2017 Crown Oaks Nominations

Suspended trainer Ciaron Maher may be out of action for six months starting on Monday, but a gun filly from his stables leads the Crown Oaks 2017 nominations this spring with Aloisia being kept safe in early betting. Racing Victoria took nominations on Tuesday morning for a host of Melbourne Cup Carnival races including those…

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2017 Nominations Feature Royal Symphony

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2017 Nominations Feature Royal Symphony

Tony McEvoy’s Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas favourite Royal Symphony won’t have an unusual lead-up into the mile classic via a run against the older horses this Sunday in Caulfield’s 2017 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes despite being nominated for the event. Run as one of six elite levels across a bumper weekend of racing in Sydney and…

Golden Rose 2017 Betting Moves: Champagne Cuddles Firms

Golden Rose 2017 Betting Moves: Champagne Cuddles Firms

There has been some early money at Rosehill Gardens for the in-form Bjorn Baker-trained filly Champagne Cuddles to steal the show with an upset in the 2017 Golden Rose Stakes over the boys. Just two fillies are in the mix for this afternoon’s Group 1 $1 million Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) with the Lindsay Park-trained…

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

The lead-up to the Caulfield Cup heats up this afternoon with the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival action of 2017 Naturalism Stakes Day and the full Caulfield racing results will be available right here as each race unfolds. A bumper nine-race card is slated for Caulfield Racecourse for Naturalism Stakes Day including two Group 3 events….

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Trainer Ciaron Maher has a third Crown Oaks win in four years in sight this spring targeting the 2017 edition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature with Kiwi expat Aloisia who returns to racing on the weekend. Maher enjoyed back-to-back Crown Oaks victories in 2014-15 with Set Square and Jameka respectively, the latter going on…