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Norsqui Wins Adelaide Cup 2013 – Morphettville Results

Norsqui Wins Adelaide Cup 2013 – Morphettville Results

Norsqui has proven too good in today’s 2013 Adelaide Cup, winning the $220,000 race by half a length at Morphettville Racecourse. The Matsqui gelding mowed down leader Waratone in the final straight to win the race by half a length. Waratone held on for a strong second, while Dame Claire rounded out the placings in…

Tuscan Fire Heads Monday’s 2013 Adelaide Cup Odds

Tuscan Fire Heads Monday’s 2013 Adelaide Cup Odds

Dan O’Sullivan’s in-form Ballarat galloper Tuscan Fire has opened narrow favourite to win Monday’s Adelaide Cup 2013 at Morphettville, the veteran of 42 starts having only recently found their best form. A bumper 20-horse field of stayers is engaged for this year’s edition of the $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup (3200m), set to…

Adelaide Cup 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Adelaide Cup 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A capacity 20-horse field has been named to contest the Group 2 $400,000 2013 Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphetville on Monday. Favourite for the gruelling staying test is Ballarat-based gelding Tuscan Fire who faces the tough ask of carrying 58.5kg from barrier 16. The six-year-old has had an excellent lead-up, winning the Mornington Cup last…

Award Season Gains Mornington Cup 2013 Start

Award Season Gains Mornington Cup 2013 Start

Kris Lees’ highly spruiked Sydney Award Season has gained a start in this afternoon’s 2013 Mornington Cup as the first emergency following yesterday’s scratching of Dame Claire much to the relief of their Broadmeadow-based trainer. When markets for the $350,000 Listed Mornington Cup (2400m) were first released it was Tuscan Fire heading the odds however…

Carey Eyes Caulfield Cup 2013 Ballot Exemption at Mornington

Carey Eyes Caulfield Cup 2013 Ballot Exemption at Mornington

Local trainer Pat Carey has accepted for a quartet of his stayers in Wednesday’s 2013 Mornington Cup as he looks to qualify one of them for a far more ambitious target later in the year – the $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m). Victoria’s richest country cup clash, the $350,000 Listed Mornington Cup…

2012 Lexus Stakes Tips & Betting Selections

2012 Lexus Stakes Tips & Betting Selections

With a Melbourne Cup start possible for the winner, the Lexus Stakes 2012 is certainly going to be a hotly contested affair at Flemington this Victoria Derby Day, but for those of you struggling to make your selections on the handicap clash below are our insider Lexus Stakes tips. The first big event on the…

David Jones Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

David Jones Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

All the talk this week has been about the Caulfield Cup and rightfully so but there are number of quality support races on the card including the Group 3 2012 David Jones Cup (2000m). Ten horses will contest the the David Jones Cup with the field containing a mixture of both emerging and experienced stayers…

Melbourne Cup Horses Saturate Geelong Cup 2012 Nominations

Melbourne Cup Horses Saturate Geelong Cup 2012 Nominations

Next Wednesday, October 24, one of the most crucial 2012 Melbourne Cup lead-up races will take place in Victoria with the $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m), nominations for which are now out. This year the 2012 Geelong Cup has attracted 23 early entries, all but two of which are also still in the running…

David Jones Cup 2012 – Betting Odds

David Jones Cup 2012 – Betting Odds

John O’Shea-trained gelding Lightinthenite is favourite to win the Group 3 2012 David Jones Cup (1200m) which stands as a key support race on the Caulfield Cup card this Saturday. The five-year-old gelding is currently at $3.40 at after making a promising spring start with a runner-up finish in the Cameron Handicap at Newcastle and…

David Jones Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

David Jones Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

The final field has been announced for the Group 3 2012 David Jones Cup (2000m) which will take place as part of the action-packed Caulfield Cup day card this Saturday. Twelve horses have been named to contest the $150,000 staying race including John O’Shea-trained gelding Lightinthenite. The five-year-old has won five times from 12 starts…