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Australian Cup Likely for Hauraki

Australian Cup Likely for Hauraki

Hauraki posted a number of commendable results in 2015 and trainer John O’Shea has revealed he will set the four-year-old for an appearance in the 2016 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington upon resuming in autumn. Hauraki has posted an impressive three race wins and as many minors through only eleven competitive starts so far; returning…

2015 Cox Plate Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Cox Plate Form Guide & Betting Preview

The second of the ‘Big 3’ Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors runs at Moonee Valley Racecourse as part of a bumper 10-race program this Saturday and below is a detailed form guide and betting analysis for the highly-anticipated Cox Plate 2015. Due to run as Moonee Valley Race 9 at 5:40pm (AEST) as the penultimate…

2015 Melbourne Cup Ruled Out for Godolphin Stars

2015 Melbourne Cup Ruled Out for Godolphin Stars

Three top spring contenders from the Godolphin stable will miss the Melbourne Cup 2015 with trainer John O’Shea ruling out Hauraki, Magic Hurricane and Complacent from the ‘race that stops a nation’. O’Shea still officially has five entries for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), running as Flemington Race 7 on…

Holler Tops 2015 Telstra Phonewords Stakes Field

Holler Tops 2015 Telstra Phonewords Stakes Field

The John O’Shea-trained Holler wears the number one saddlecloth in the field for Saturday’s Telstra Phonewords Stakes 2015, the Cox Plate Day support act formerly known as the Red Anchor Stakes. A final field of 11 three-year-old sprinters face off in Moonee Valley Race 4 on the weekend when the $150,000 Group 3 Telstra Phonewords…

Doyle Scores Cox Plate 2015 Ride on Complacent

Doyle Scores Cox Plate 2015 Ride on Complacent

International hoop James Doyle is a late alternation to replace Hong Kong-based Brazilian hoop Joao Moreira on the John O’Shea-trained Complacent in the 2015 Cox Plate this weekend in Melbourne. O’Shea and the Godolphin stable saddle-up two of the capacity 14 starters in Saturday’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m), running at Moonee…

Highland Reel Heads 2015 Cox Plate Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2015 Cox Plate Odds

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish raider Highland Reel is the current favourite in Cox Plate 2015 betting following the field and barrier draw for Australasia’s weight-for-age racecourse that runs at Moonee Valley this Saturday in Melbourne. Three international raiders invited into this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m), which attracted a capacity field…

2015 Cox Plate Field & Barriers: Winx Draws One

2015 Cox Plate Field & Barriers: Winx Draws One

Chris Waller’s Epsom Handicap winning mare Winx has a 30-plus years’ hoodoo to overcome after coming up with gate one in the Cox Plate 2015 barrier draw for Saturday’s Moonee Valley classic jumping from the inside alley in the capacity field. Australasia’s weight-for-age championship, the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) features a…

2015 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations Feature Complacent

2015 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations Feature Complacent

Godolphin galloper Complacent is a dual nominee at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday with connections entering the last start Craven Plate winner for the Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2015 in case he misses out on a Cox Plate start. The $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) is the preferred assignment for the Authorized stallion,…

2015 Cox Plate Field: Complacent No Certainty

2015 Cox Plate Field: Complacent No Certainty

Godolphin’s smart Craven Plate winning stallion Complacent is in danger of missing out on a start in Saturday’s capacity 14-starter Cox Plate 2015 field that is finalised on Tuesday morning. Connections have until 8:30am (AEST) on Tuesday to pay the $27,500 final acceptance fee for this year’s $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m)…

2015 Caulfield Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Caulfield Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

Ten races will be contested on 2015 Caulfield Cup Day in Melbourne this afternoon, highlighted by the Spring Carnival featured Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), which has drawn a talented and capacity field of local and international stayers. It is a fine day in the greater Melbourne metropolitan area today, and while the Caulfield track…