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2017 Caulfield Sprint Field & Odds: Top 3 Hard To Split

2017 Caulfield Sprint Field & Odds: Top 3 Hard To Split

It is a wide open affair in Caulfield Sprint 2017 betting this Caulfield Cup Day with a trio of short-distance spring horses battling for favouritism in the Saturday showdown. Set to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEDT) on the final day of the Caulfield Cup Carnival, this year’s Group 2 $200,000 Harrolds Caulfield…

Experience to Help Amelie’s Star with “Sticky” Caulfield Cup Barrier

Experience to Help Amelie’s Star with “Sticky” Caulfield Cup Barrier

The Darren Weir camp on Tuesday opted for experience over youth, jockey Craig Williams picking up the ride on Amelie’s Star who drew a “sticky” barrier 13 for her Caulfield Cup 2017 bid. Williams was originally scheduled to ride the imported Japanese galloper Admire Deus in Saturday’s Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m)…

2017 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw: Johannes Vermeer in 2

2017 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw: Johannes Vermeer in 2

The official Caulfield Cup 2017 barrier draw has been completed with Aidan O’Brien’s Irish raider Johannes Vermeer sure to retain favouritism after drawing barrier two. It is a 17 horse field for the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) on Saturday after news this morning that the Darren Weir-trained Japanese import Admire Deus…

Jukebox Leads 2017 Blue Sapphire Stakes Betting Odds

Jukebox Leads 2017 Blue Sapphire Stakes Betting Odds

The now Aaron Purcell-trained Jukebox is firming favourite in Blue Sapphire Stakes 2017 betting to take out the three-years-old feature at Caulfield Racecourse on Wednesday. The midweek meeting of Caulfield Cup Week is headlined by a smart field of ten youngsters doing battle in the Group 3 $350,000 Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m). Currently half of…

Official Caulfield Cup 2017 Field Released – Barriers at 5pm

Official Caulfield Cup 2017 Field Released – Barriers at 5pm

The official 2017 Caulfield Cup field is now out with just 17 starters in the mile and a half classic after the withdrawal of Japanese import Admire Deus. The first leg of the coveted Spring Cups double, the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) steals the show in Melbourne on Saturday and is…

Admire Deus Out of Caulfield Cup 2017

Admire Deus Out of Caulfield Cup 2017

The Spring Cups dream is over for the Darren Weir-trained Japanese import Admire Deus who has been ruled out of Saturday’s 2017 Caulfield Cup after breaking down in track work on Tuesday morning. The Admire Don stallion travelled down under late last month and had been settling in well at Werribee before his scheduled Australian…

Summer Passage draws wide barrier again in 2017 Blue Sapphire Stakes

Summer Passage draws wide barrier again in 2017 Blue Sapphire Stakes

Kiwi colt Summer Passage has drawn another wide barrier in the Group 3 $350,000 Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Wednesday. Matamata co-trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott scratched Summer Passage from the Group 1 $2m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) last Saturday after he drew the extreme outside barrier in the sixteen…

The Everest 2017 Betting Moves: Vega Magic Firming Favourite

The Everest 2017 Betting Moves: Vega Magic Firming Favourite

All the money in 2017 The Everest betting for the debut of the $10 million Restricted Sydney Spring Racing Carnival showpiece this afternoon at Royal Randwick is on the Lindsay Park-trained Vega Magic. There are a dozen ace sprinters set to do battle in Randwick Race 8 this afternoon when the highly-anticipated $10 million The…

2017 Cranbourne Cup Field & Betting Update

2017 Cranbourne Cup Field & Betting Update

The Cranbourne Cup 2017 field has attracted one of the best line-ups this Sunday in recent years and it is an open affair in the spring lead-up from a betting perspective. Set to run as the highlight of Sunday’s racing schedule in Victoria, the lucrative Listed $300,000 Cranbourne Cup (2025m) features a capacity line-up of…

2017 The Everest Barriers & Field: She Will Reign Draws 2

2017 The Everest Barriers & Field: She Will Reign Draws 2

Gary Portelli’s dual Group 1 winning filly She Will Reign is tipped as the sprinter to beat in Saturday’s inaugural The Everest 2017 field after coming up trumps with barrier two. The official line-up for the world’s richest turf race is confirmed as are The Everest barriers for the $10 million sprint feature run over…