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Comin’ Through Posts Impressive Carbine Club Stakes Win

Comin’ Through Posts Impressive Carbine Club Stakes Win

Criterion’s half-brother Comin’ Through has made a successful transition to black type racing at Flemington this afternoon; mustering a big turn of foot in the final straight to take out the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m).

Comin’ Through beat Morton’s Fork and Bezel to win the Carbine Club Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Comin’ Through had made only ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid on for Almoonqith

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid on for Almoonqith

Co-trainer David Hayes is hopeful of securing his maiden win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ with Almoonqith heading towards a second shot at the Melbourne Cup this season.

Sandown Cup champ Almoonqith is 2016 Melbourne Cup bound this spring for David Hayes & Tom Dabernig. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the imported stayer enjoyed ...

Rising Romance Set for Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

Rising Romance Set for Hong Kong’s QEII Cup

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Group 1 winning mare Rising Romance has stretched her legs at Sha Tin ahead of her tough test in this weekend’s 2016 Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong.

Rising Romance represents Australia in Sunday’s 2016 QEII Cup at Sha Tin in Hong Kong. Photo: Steve Hart.

Best known for her Group 1 ...

2061 Golden Rose Winner Exosphere Retires To Stud

2061 Golden Rose Winner Exosphere Retires To Stud

Star Godolphin-owned colt Exosphere has retired from racing to begin a lucrative career at stud after the Golden Rose winning son of Lonhro failed to impress in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) on April 2.

2015 Golden Rose winning Lonhro colt Exosphere joins the Darley stud roster after being retired from racing. Photo: Steve Hart.

An eleventh ...

Mongolian Khan Retired Post-Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Mongolian Khan Retired Post-Queen Elizabeth Stakes

A mid-field finish behind Lucia Valentina in the $4 million Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) has become the official last race of Murray Baker’s 2015 Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan.

2015 Caulfield Cup winner Mongolian Khan has been retired from racing to serve at stud in New Zealand. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The four-year-old Holy Roman Emperor ...

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Oliver Wins Fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes On Lucia Valentina

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Queen Elizabeth Stakes success and second Group 1 win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ aboard Kris Lees’ classy mare Lucia Valentina at Royal Randwick.

The Kris Lees-trained Lucia Valentina took her earnings up over $4 million with success in the 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Oliver came ...

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Tips

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Tips

A talented and capacity field has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Criterion is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s featured 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The United ...

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The richest race of the autumn highlights the bumper Royal Randwick card for Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ this Saturday with the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 stealing the show, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the classic found below.

Ranvet Stakes winner The United States is favourite to win the 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at ...

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Barrier Draw: Criterion in 2

2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Barrier Draw: Criterion in 2

Last year’s champion Criterion has come up trumps in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 barrier draw and will defend his title in the autumn’s richest race from gate two on Saturday at Royal Randwick.

Criterion (centre) defends his Queen Elizabeth Stakes win on Saturday from barrier two on a likely Heavy Randwick track. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Twelve months ...

The United States Tops 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds

The United States Tops 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds

Late entry into the race The United States has opened favourite to continue his Group 1 winning form with success in Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse.

Late entry The United States is early favourite to win the 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick this weekend in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

The richest race of the Sydney ...