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Prince Of Penzance Heads 2016 Cranbourne Cup: Field & Betting

Prince Of Penzance Heads 2016 Cranbourne Cup: Field & Betting

Darren Weir’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance is the top-rated acceptor for the Cranbourne Cup 2016 this Sunday in Victoria.

Prince Of Penzance heads the field and weights for both the 2016 Cranbourne Cup on Sunday and Saturday’s Herbert Power Stakes. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The galloper is now officially accepted for both the $400,000 Group 2 Ladbrokes ...

2015 Oakleigh Plate – A Time For Julia Out to Break Moody’s Hoodoo

2015 Oakleigh Plate – A Time For Julia Out to Break Moody’s Hoodoo

Peter Moody will set out to break his winner’s hoodoo in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) this Saturday with the trainer set to deliver a dual-pronged attack on the $400,000 feature race.

A Time For Julia is highly rated by trainer Peter Moody heading into the Oakleigh Plate. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

In the past 11 renewals ...

Bel Sprinter Set to Resume in Oakleigh Plate 2015

Bel Sprinter Set to Resume in Oakleigh Plate 2015

With a first-up record of six wins from eight starts, trainer Jason Warren is hoping this statistic will hold-up for Bel Sprinter in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 28.

Jason Warren will rely on Bel Sprinters strong first-up record when it comes to the Oakleigh Plate on February 28. Photo by Steve Hart.

The seven-year-old ...

Lankan Rupee Delivers Second Impressive Trial Ahead of 2015 Lightning Stakes

Lankan Rupee Delivers Second Impressive Trial Ahead of 2015 Lightning Stakes

Lankan Rupee has given his Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) rivals something to worry about after winning yet another barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday.

Lankan Rupee enjoyed another winning trial this week in preparation for his return in the Lightning Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The reigning Australian Racehorse of the Year settled just behind the leaders early in ...

Williams Happy with Thurlow Trial Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Williams Happy with Thurlow Trial Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Two-year-old filly Thurlow is one of 29 juveniles nominated for the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday following a pleasing barrier trial last week.

Thurlow (outside) was nominated for the Chairman’s Stakes following a pleasing barrier trial last Thursday. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Both Thurlow and imported stayer Noble Protector were put through their paces by ...

Nozomi Will Likely Resume in 2015 CS Hayes Stakes

Nozomi Will Likely Resume in 2015 CS Hayes Stakes

Three-year-old colt Nozomi showed enough to trainers Lee & Anthony Freedman in a barrier trial at Cranbourne on the weekend to prove he’s ready to step it up during the autumn.

Nozomi (inside) will resume in the CS Hayes Stakes on February 21. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Nozomi wasn’t out to do anything serious in his sixth place run around ...

Earthquake On Track for 2015 Oakleigh Plate Tilt

Earthquake On Track for 2015 Oakleigh Plate Tilt

Three-year-old filly Earthquake looks ready for an impressive autumn after winning a barrier trial at Cranbourne on Thursday morning.

Earthquake has increased her chances at winning the Oakleigh Plate after an impressive barrier trial at Cranbourne. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The John O’Shea-trained filly recorded a narrow victory over Cristalina Lago in the 800 metre heat, crossing ...

Darbadar Kicks Off Long Range 2015 Melbourne Cup Preparation

Darbadar Kicks Off Long Range 2015 Melbourne Cup Preparation

French import Darbadar came to Australia earlier this year and after nine month’s will finally get his first start in the country on Saturday in a Benchmark 84 Handicap over 1600m at Moonee Valley with Craig Williams in the saddle.

Craig Williams will ride Darbadar in his debut Australia race on Saturday. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The four-year-old arrived an ...

Eurell Has Big Autumn Plans for We’ve Got This

Eurell Has Big Autumn Plans for We’ve Got This

Three-year-old We’ve Got This has only had one career start to date but trainer Greg Eurell already has big plans for the gelding come autumn.

Greg Eurell (seen here with Hosting) has big autumn plans in store for We’ve Got This. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

After winning two barrier trials, Eurell took We’ve Got This to Cranbourne on ...

2014 Cranbourne Cup Field Released for Sunday

2014 Cranbourne Cup Field Released for Sunday

This Sunday Victoria will host its latest Spring Cups clash with the Cranbourne Cup 2014 set to take place, the field for the black type showdown now out.

Mr O'Ceirin is the top weight of Sunday's 2014 Cranbourne Cup field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Following the release of 27 nominations earlier in the week there are now 15 final ...