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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…

2016 Crown Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Crown Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

The season’s best three-year-old staying fillies take to Flemington Racecourse on Thursday, November 3, in the Crown Oaks 2016, a detailed form guide and betting preview for the classic found below. Due to jump as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) as the penultimate event on the third Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting, this year’s $1…

2016 Crown Oaks Betting: Yankee Rose Odds-On

2016 Crown Oaks Betting: Yankee Rose Odds-On

The Melbourne Cup Carnival action continues on Thursday, November 3, with the Crown Oaks 2016 stealing the show at Flemington Racecourse and the latest betting on the three-year-old fillies feature is dominated by odds-on favourite Yankee Rose. David Vandyke’s dual Group 1 winning daughter of All American is one of 15 fillies making up the…

2016 Crown Oaks Field & Barriers: Yankee Rose in 13

2016 Crown Oaks Field & Barriers: Yankee Rose in 13

David Vandyke’s short-priced favourite Yankee Rose has suffered an early blow drawing out wide barrier 13 for Thursday’s Crown Oaks 2016. After the iconic Melbourne Cup is run and won on Tuesday – view our 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips for more – the $1 million Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) continues the elite level spring…

Crown Oaks Likely for Wakeful Stakes Winner Tiamo Grace

Crown Oaks Likely for Wakeful Stakes Winner Tiamo Grace

Tiamo Grace has stamped herself as a serious Crown Oaks contender after leading a talented field home to win the Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) at Flemington this afternoon. Tiamo Grace received plenty of support from punters in the hours leading up to jump on Derby Day and the filly did her chances of success…

2016 Crown Oaks Confirmed for Yankee Rose

2016 Crown Oaks Confirmed for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based trainer David Vandyke can’t wait for the Crown Oaks 2016 to roll around as he confirms a run in the fillies’ classic at Flemington for his Cox Plate placegetter Yankee Rose. The daughter of All American will shoot for her third elite level title when she jumps short-priced favourite on Thursday, November 3,…

Tiamo Grace Tops 2016 Wakeful Stakes Nominations

Tiamo Grace Tops 2016 Wakeful Stakes Nominations

Darren Weir’s improving filly Tiamo Grace heads the Wakeful Stakes 2016 nominations for the key Crown Oaks lead-up at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday. Outside of the four Group 1 races on the card, a key support act on Victoria Derby Day to open the Melbourne Cup Carnival action is the $300,000 Group 2 Mumm Wakeful…