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2014 Eclipse Stakes Nominations

2014 Eclipse Stakes Nominations

Nominations for the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m) at Sandown Racecourse were taken this morning, with 17 potential stayers declaring for the race. The 2014 Eclipse Stakes is one of six Group races making up Zipping Classic Day this Saturday, which marks the end of the 2014 spring carnival. Headlining the nominations is the David…

Johnson Enjoys Fairytale Return To Australian Racing

Johnson Enjoys Fairytale Return To Australian Racing

Veteran trainer Murray Johnson has enjoyed a fairytale return to Australian racing with his first runner Correggio victorious in the Happy 60th Birthday Tom Bishop (1309m) at Seymour yesterday. Johnson spent the better part of three decades operating as a trainer in the United States but returned home to work with brother Tim at Ealing…

2012 Victoria Derby Betting Pre-Field

2012 Victoria Derby Betting Pre-Field

Wednesday will see the final Victoria Derby 2012 field released but before the official starting line-up is confirmed there is plenty of value to be had in the all-in Victoria Derby pre-field odds. Twenty-four three-year-olds make up the current entries for the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) but that figure will be…

It’s A Dundeel Leads 2012 Victoria Derby First Acceptances

It’s A Dundeel Leads 2012 Victoria Derby First Acceptances

First acceptances for next month’s Victoria Derby 2012 were taken by Racing Victoria today with Murray Baker’s flying Kiwi galloper It’s A Dundeel the highest-rated of the 24 three-year-olds still in contention for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic. The number of hopefuls heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington…

Geelong Classic 2012 – Odds and Tips

Geelong Classic 2012 – Odds and Tips

Spring racing means the action never stops and as part of Geelong Cup Day tomorrow a promising group of three-year-olds will contest the Listed 2012 Geelong Classic (2200m).  For many it will be used as a lead-up to the 2012 Victoria Derby and the betting suggests it will be an open race with both Gai…

It’s A Dundeel Tops 2012 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

It’s A Dundeel Tops 2012 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Red hot Victoria Derby favourite It’s A Dundeel is the top-rated early entry in the Moonee Valley Vase 2012 nominations for the Cox Plate Day feature at Moonee Valley this Saturday, connections 90% sure the Murray Baker-trained colt will run. The son of High Chaparral is nearing odds-on territory at $2.15 in the futures for…

2012 Geelong Classic Field Features Victoria Derby Fancies

2012 Geelong Classic Field Features Victoria Derby Fancies

This Wednesday Geelong Cup Day will take centre stage in Victoria with all but two of the three-year-olds engaged for the Geelong Classic 2012 field at the meeting heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. While most of the attention at Geelong on Wednesday will be…