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2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Results: Bring Me Roses onto VRC Oaks

2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Results: Bring Me Roses onto VRC Oaks

Top trainer of three-year-olds this season Tony McEvoy enjoyed a Flemington win on Turnbull Stakes Day with his progressive filly Bring Me Roses running the ideal early VRC Oaks lead-up in the Edward Manifold Stakes 2017. High Chaparral filly Bring Me Roses went into Saturday’s Group 2 $200,000 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) a maiden and…

Thousand Guineas Fillies Top 2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Field & Odds

Thousand Guineas Fillies Top 2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Field & Odds

A line-up of potential Thousand Guineas fillies for Saturday week are set to face off at Flemington this weekend in the Edward Manifold Stakes 2017 field for Turnbull Stakes Day. Commanding Jewel (3rd in 2012) was the last Thousand Guineas winner to come off a lead-up run in the Group 2 $200,000 Edward Manifold Stakes…

Aloisia Heads 2017 Crown Oaks Nominations

Aloisia Heads 2017 Crown Oaks Nominations

Suspended trainer Ciaron Maher may be out of action for six months starting on Monday, but a gun filly from his stables leads the Crown Oaks 2017 nominations this spring with Aloisia being kept safe in early betting. Racing Victoria took nominations on Tuesday morning for a host of Melbourne Cup Carnival races including those…

Coral Coast Floating Towards 2017 Crown Oaks

Coral Coast Floating Towards 2017 Crown Oaks

Caulfield horseman Stuart Webb is over the moon after an eye-catching third from his improving filly Coral Coast against the boys over the weekend naming the Crown Oaks 2017 as a spring target for the daughter of So You Think. A winner of one of her four career starts to date, Coral Coast was stepped-up…

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Trainer Ciaron Maher has a third Crown Oaks win in four years in sight this spring targeting the 2017 edition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature with Kiwi expat Aloisia who returns to racing on the weekend. Maher enjoyed back-to-back Crown Oaks victories in 2014-15 with Set Square and Jameka respectively, the latter going on…

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Trainer John Sargent is confident that he has unearthed a potential VRC Oaks winner in Luvaluva, who stormed home to post a dominant win on debut at Goulburn on Monday. Jumping from the gates well in the Wedding Event Specialist Maiden (1300m), jockey Jeff Penza allowed Luvaluva to stride forward and take a position on…

Lasqueti Spirit to Lead in The BMW

Lasqueti Spirit to Lead in The BMW

Trainer Lee Curtis has confirmed that Lasqueti Spirit will play to her strengths and take up the running in Saturday’s Group 1 The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens. Lasqueti Spirit has made thirteen appearances at the races since debuting during the winter of 2016, but the filly was undoubtedly at her best when jockey Brenton…

2016 Crown Oaks Results: Lasqueti Spirit Secures Major Upset

2016 Crown Oaks Results: Lasqueti Spirit Secures Major Upset

Lasqueti Spirit has produced an incredible start-to-finish performance to win the 2016 Crown Oaks (2500m), as a $126 chance at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon. Lasqueti Spirit appeared to be in the Crown Oaks field to make up the numbers, but the filly did her chances of success no harm whatsoever when jumping well and immediately…

Crown Oaks Day 2016: Flemington Tips & Preview

Crown Oaks Day 2016: Flemington Tips & Preview

2016 Crown Oaks Day features a bumper nine-race Flemington card across the afternoon and below are the insider Races.com.au tips for the latest round of spring showdowns. Read our full Crown Oaks Day Scratchings & Track Report. The first race at Flemington this afternoon jumps at 12:15pm (AEDT) and the card closer is scheduled for…

Crown Oaks 2016 Betting Tips: Trifecta Selections

Crown Oaks 2016 Betting Tips: Trifecta Selections

The 2016 Crown Oaks steals the show at Flemington Racecourse on Thursday, betting tips and trifecta selections for the three-year-old fillies’ classic detailed below. Of the 15 final acceptors for this year’s $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) all the money in the markets at is on the David Vandyke-trained odds-on favourite Yankee…