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Brave Smash Firming in Regal Roller Stakes Betting

Brave Smash Firming in Regal Roller Stakes Betting

An open field of thirteen sprinters will step out for the Listed Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday afternoon; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Japanese import Brave Smash is yet to contest a race in Australia, but has continued to…

Flippant Leads 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap Betting

Flippant Leads 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap Betting

Ten sprinters have been confirmed to step out in Saturday’s featured Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Flippant has continued to receive steady support in 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap betting markets at and has firmed…

Winter Championship Series Final 2017 Odds Update

Winter Championship Series Final 2017 Odds Update

Saturday’s 2017 Winter Championship Series Final is one of the feature races on Finals Day at Flemington Racecourse and the latest odds on the mile clash have two gallopers installed as co-favourites. Amovatio and Tshahitsi are both currently paying $6 at to win this season’s $150,000 Listed Winter Championship Series Final (1600m). The Chris Waller-trained…

Capacity 2017 Winter Championship Series Final Field Released

Capacity 2017 Winter Championship Series Final Field Released

A full line-up of winter milers will take to the Flemington track on Saturday in the Winter Championship Series Final 2017 as part of the bumper nine-race Finals Day program. Running as Flemington Race 7 at 3:30pm (AEST), this season’s $150,000 Listed VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Final (1600m) has attracted 16 starters plus an emergency…

2017 A.R. Creswick Series Final Field & Barriers

2017 A.R. Creswick Series Final Field & Barriers

A dozen three-year-old sprinters will take to the Flemington track on Finals Day this Saturday in the A.R. Creswick Series Final 2017 field. Due to run as Flemington Race 5 at 2:10pm (AEST), this year’s $120,000 Listed A.R. Creswick Series Final (1200m) has attracted a class line-up of youngsters including the Chris Waller-trained Overstep. Drawn…

Payroll collects the cash in Spear Chief Handicap, heads towards the Tattersall’s Tiara

Payroll collects the cash in Spear Chief Handicap, heads towards the Tattersall’s Tiara

Cranbourne trainer Richard Laming will freshen up his smart mare Payroll for the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara after she collected the cash in winning the Listed $100,000 City Property Services Spear Chief Handicap (1630m) at Doomben today. A rails hugging ride by Damien Oliver saw Victorian trained mare Payroll come from last on the home…

High Midnight Tops Spear Chief Handicap 2017 Field & Odds

High Midnight Tops Spear Chief Handicap 2017 Field & Odds

James Cummings’ in-form Sydney visitor High Midnight leads the latest 2017 Spear Chief Handicap betting markets for his second-up Brisbane run this weekend. The Queensland Oaks Day line-up has moved from Eagle Farm to Doomben Racecourse on Saturday and one of the meeting’s early features is the $100,000 Listed City Property Services Spear Chief Handicap…

Black Heart Bart uncontested favourite for 2017 Goodwood

Black Heart Bart uncontested favourite for 2017 Goodwood

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart remains the uncontested favourite for the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today. Even though the Darren Weir trained Black Heart Bart has drifted out slightly in the betting this morning, he still remains at the top of the Ladbrokes.com.au market order at $3.80. On…

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart’s chances of making it back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday have soared after the big bay drew barrier two in the capacity field. A final field of twenty sprinters plus three emergencies make up the 2017 Goodwood…

2017 Adelaide Guineas Results: Vienna Miss $101 Upset

2017 Adelaide Guineas Results: Vienna Miss $101 Upset

John Hyam enjoyed a massive upset Adelaide Guineas 2017 result on South Australian Derby Day with his roughie filly Vienna Miss holding on to defeat the odds-on favourite Petition in the Listed feature. Last seen running ninth first-up in the Listed Nitschke Stakes (1400m) a fortnight back, Snitzel filly Vienna Miss jumped a $101 outsider…