News About Craven Plate

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Revitalised 2017 Sydney Spring Carnival Confirmed

Racing NSW has today confirmed a number of changes to programming and prize money throughout the forthcoming 2017 Spring Racing Carnival. Headlined by the inaugural running of the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Royal Randwick on October 14th, Racing NSW has restructured the Spring Carnival to favour sprinters, middle-distance horses and stayers, while also…

2016 Craven Plate Results: Easy Win for It’s Somewhat

2016 Craven Plate Results: Easy Win for It’s Somewhat

It’s Somewhat enjoyed an all-too-easy win beating home just three rivals as the odds-on favourite in the Craven Plate 2016 on Epsom Handicap Day at Royal Randwick on Saturday. After three early scratchings from the $150,000 Group 3 APN Outdoor Craven Plate (2000m) field, just four runners took to the track for the weight-for-age showdown….

Craven Plate 2016 Betting Tips & Update

Craven Plate 2016 Betting Tips & Update

A diminutive field of middle-distance gallopers remain to face off for the 2016 Craven Plate win on Saturday as part of Epsom Handicap Day in Sydney, betting tips and the latest odds for the weight-for-age clash found below. Two horses have scratched out early from this year’s $150,000 Group 3 APN Outdoor Craven Plate (2000m)…

2016 Craven Plate Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

2016 Craven Plate Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

The bookmakers have two stayers in a small seven-horse Craven Plate 2016 field batting for top spot in betting ahead of the Epsom Handicap Day showdown at Royal Randwick on Saturday in Sydney. The meeting’s opening Group race runs as Randwick Race 3 at 1:30pm (AEST), and this spring’s edition of the $150,000 Group 3…

It’s Somewhat Leads 2016 Craven Plate Nominations

It’s Somewhat Leads 2016 Craven Plate Nominations

The John O’Shea-trained It’s Somewhat is the top-rated nomination taken by Racing NSW for the Craven Plate 2016 on Epsom Handicap Day this Saturday in Sydney. Six Group races highlight the Royal Randwick race card on the weekend including the $150,000 Group 3 APN Outdoor Craven Plate (2000m) for the weight-for-age staying types. Just 10…

O’Shea nominates five horses for David Jones Cup

O’Shea nominates five horses for David Jones Cup

Metropolitan winner Magic Hurricane is one of five horses trainer John O’Shea has nominated for the Group 3 $150,000 David Jones Cup (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Magic Hurricane lived up to the punter’s expectation when he scored a two lengths win in the Group 1 $750,000 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on…

2015 Caulfield Cup Next for Craven Plate Winner Complacent

2015 Caulfield Cup Next for Craven Plate Winner Complacent

After a thrilling battle down the Randwick straight between the John O’Shea-trained stablemates Complacent and Hauraki to win the Craven Plate quinella for Godolphin, both the winner and runner-up are set for a Melbourne raid targeting the Caulfield Cup 2015. Continuing an almost flawless Epsom Handicap Day for O’Shea, Godolphin and world-class hoop James McDonald…

2015 Epsom Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Epsom Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

Today, Saturday October 3, the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival comes to a peak for Epsom Handicap Day 2015 featuring a triple shot of Group 1 action. It is a mostly sunny day trackside at Randwick Racecourse with zero chance of rain meaning the current Good (3) track rating is set to remain favouring the gallopers…

2015 Craven Plate Tips and Betting Preview

2015 Craven Plate Tips and Betting Preview

Ten runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Complacent ($2) has returned to racing in exceptional form following almost two years in the paddock with injury, and…

Complacent Tops 2015 Craven Plate Field & Odds

Complacent Tops 2015 Craven Plate Field & Odds

John O’Shea’s talented Group 1 winning stallion Complacent is back to top form and ready to salute for the punters on Saturday in Sydney as the short-priced favourite for Royal Randwick’s Craven Plate 2015. Running as Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST) on the Epsom Handicap Day line-up, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 APN Outdoor Craven…