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English Heads 2016 The Shorts Nominations

English Heads 2016 The Shorts Nominations

The returning Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained All Aged Stakes winner English is the headline nomination taken for The Shorts 2016 on George Main Stakes Day in Sydney this weekend. One of the key support races on the Saturday card at Royal Randwick Racecourse, this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Bowermans Office Furniture The Shorts (1100m)…

Decision Time Tops 2016 Maurice McCarten Stakes Field & Weights

Decision Time Tops 2016 Maurice McCarten Stakes Field & Weights

Clarry Conners’ veteran warhorse Decision Time is the highest-rated and weighted acceptor for the Maurice McCarten Stakes 2016 this Coolmore Classic Day in Sydney. Due to run as Rosehill Gardens Race 5 at 2:50pm (AEDT) on Saturday, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Smooth FM Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) has attracted a final field of 10…

2016 Challenge Stakes Nominations Feature Speak Fondly

2016 Challenge Stakes Nominations Feature Speak Fondly

Gai Waterhouse’s returning Flight Stakes winner Speak Fondly is one of the most notable nominations taken for the Challenge Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney. The three-year-old Northern Meteor filly is one of 16 early entries for this season’s $500,000 Group 2 Hyland Race Colours Challenge Stakes (1000m), nominations for the weight-for-age…

Terravista Tops 2015 Darley Classic Nominations

Terravista Tops 2015 Darley Classic Nominations

Last year’s Darley Classic winner Terravista is one of the top-rated nominations taken for the 2015 edition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s sprint showdown at Flemington Racecourse this November. Run on Saturday November 7 as one of the headline acts on the Emirates Stakes Day this spring in Victoria, the $1 million Group 1 VRC…

2015 The Shorts Nominations Feature Reigning Champ Terravista

2015 The Shorts Nominations Feature Reigning Champ Terravista

Joe Pride’s defending champion Terravista is one of the most notable nominations taken for The Shorts 2015 on George Main Stakes Day in Sydney this weekend. A key support act on Saturday’s Royal Randwick meeting, the $200,000 Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) has attracted 16 sprinters this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival including last year’s champ…

Group 1 Aim for 2015 Concorde Stakes Winner Shiraz

Group 1 Aim for 2015 Concorde Stakes Winner Shiraz

Trainer Tony McEvoy who has stables in both Adelaide and Hawkesbury believes his flying six-year-old Shiraz can go right to the “top of the podium” this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival with a possible Group 1 target after winning Saturday’s Concorde Stakes. Lightly-raced for his age, Zariz gelding Shiraz lined up in his 15th race at…

2015 Concorde Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

2015 Concorde Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

It is a very close Concorde Stakes 2015 betting market in Sydney on Saturday for the short-distance sprint on the Chelmsford Stakes Day program at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Running as Race 5 at 3:05pm (AEST) this weekend’s $125,000 Group 3 Concorde Stakes (1000m) field is down to just nine starters following the early scratching of…

Concorde Stakes 2015 Field & Barriers Released

Concorde Stakes 2015 Field & Barriers Released

A final field of 10 sprinters has been released for one of the key support races on the Chelmsford Stakes Day card with some quality types in the mix for this Saturday’s 2015 Concorde Stakes in Sydney. Running as Race 5 at 3:05pm (AEST), this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Concorde Stakes (1000m) is led by…

2015 Concorde Stakes Nominations Feature Ball Of Muscle

2015 Concorde Stakes Nominations Feature Ball Of Muscle

Joe Pride’s returning Group 2 winner Ball Of Muscle is one of the headline nominations taken for the Concorde Stakes 2015 in Sydney this weekend at Randwick Racecourse. The consistent Dubawi five-year-old is yet to finish out of the money in 13 starts boasting eight wins, four seconds and a third including his last start…

Pride Plots Crafty 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Path

Pride Plots Crafty 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Path

Sydney’s Joe Pride was impressed with the last start second of Craftiness behind super sprinter Our Boy Malachi at Randwick and is eager to set the four-year-old on the Stradbroke Handicap 2015 path this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. The freakishly consistent Our Boy Malachi for Team Hawkes posted his 17th win at start number 19…