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Criterion Tops 2016 Ranvet Stakes Field

Criterion Tops 2016 Ranvet Stakes Field

Three years on from running sixth in the Golden Slipper Stakes as a three-year-old at Rosehill, the now David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Criterion returns to the meeting as the headline acceptor for Saturday’s Ranvet Stakes 2016 field.

Criterion shoots for his fifth Group 1 victory second-up in Saturday’s Ranvet Stakes 2016 at Rosehill Gardens. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2016 Chipping Norton Stakes Betting Update

2016 Chipping Norton Stakes Betting Update

Twelve runners have been included in the final field for Saturday’s featured Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Winx remains clear favourite in 2016 Chipping Norton Stakes betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Talented mare Winx has seemingly returned ...

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Favourite Winx in Good Shape

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Favourite Winx in Good Shape

The season’s best mare Winx is in “good shape” according to jockey Hugh Bowman as she heads towards the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 via Saturday’s $600,000 Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes bound Winx shoots for her fourth Group 1 win at Randwick in this weekend’s Chipping Norton Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing ...

Fawkner Heads 2016 Doncaster Mile Weights

Fawkner Heads 2016 Doncaster Mile Weights

Three-time Group 1 winner Fawkner has been allocated top weight for the Doncaster Mile 2016 that runs at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ in Sydney on April 2.

Veteran galloper Fawkner heads the 2016 Doncaster Mile weights for the April 2 feature at Randwick Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $3 million Group 1 ...

Speak Fondly Nears Autumn Carnival Return

Speak Fondly Nears Autumn Carnival Return

A Friday trial at Randwick’s Kensington track is the next step towards a 2016 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival return for Gai Waterhouse’s Group 1 winning filly Speak Fondly.

Gai Waterhouse’s Flight Stakes winning filly Speak Fondly trials at Randwick on Friday morning as she nears her autumn return. Photo: Steve Hart.

The three-year-old daughter of Northern Meteor boasts ...

Winx Leads 2016 Doncaster Mile Nominations

Winx Leads 2016 Doncaster Mile Nominations

Chris Waller’s star mare Winx is the headline 2016 Doncaster Mile nomination taken by Racing NSW this week ahead of the feature race on Day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick in April.

Chris Waller has 30 Doncaster Mile 2016 nominations including his Cox Plate winning mare Winx. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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2015 Mackinnon Stakes result: French horse Gailo Chop beats the Aussies

2015 Mackinnon Stakes result: French horse Gailo Chop beats the Aussies

French galloper Gailo Chop beat a strong contingent of Australian trained weight for age horses to take out the Group 1 $1m Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington today.

Gailo Chop, white cap. kicks back on the fence to win the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

A well-judged front running ride by Melbourne jockey Ben Melham saw ...

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

One-time Mackinnon Stakes 2015 betting favourite Magic Hurricane is the second horse to come out of the line-up for the Derby Day clash offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Magic Hurricane is out of the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes and in the paddock after a poor blood test result. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Tight Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Betting Market

Tight Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Betting Market

It is a tight affair in 2015 Mackinnon Stakes betting for one of the four Group 1 Victoria Derby Day features at Flemington on Saturday with half the field at single-figures to win.

Happy Trails is at single figures to enjoy back-to-back Mackinnon Stakes wins this weekend at Flemington on Derby Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Offering a Melbourne Cup ballot ...

Contributer Targets Mackinnon Stakes 2015

Contributer Targets Mackinnon Stakes 2015

John O’Shea confirmed a 2015 Mackinnon Stakes target Saturday week on Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse for the Godolphin stable’s non-acceptor for this weekend’s Cox Plate Contributer.

Cox Plate non-acceptor Contributer will be saved another week for the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington on October 31. Photo: Steve Hart.

O’Shea has two starters in Saturday’s capacity 14-starer field ...