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International Talent Dominates 2014 Craven Plate Nominations

International Talent Dominates 2014 Craven Plate Nominations

The 2014 Craven Plate field is set to be dominated by international stayers after nominations for the Royal Randwick race were taken today. 17 quality stayers declared for the Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m), with 14 of the nominations coming from overseas. The number of nominations is on par with last year’s Craven Plate but…

Cameron Handicap 2014 Betting – Mr Chard Narrow Favourite

Cameron Handicap 2014 Betting – Mr Chard Narrow Favourite

Tony McEvoy’s veteran galloper Mr Chard is narrowly leading a tight 2014 Cameron Handicap betting battle for this afternoon’s feature event at Newcastle Racecourse. Two Group status races headline the action of the opening Newcastle Cup Carnival meeting including the $150,000 Group 3 Strathayr Cameron Handicap (1500m) which runs as Race 7 at 4:40pm. A…

2014 Cameron Handicap Field Features Mr Chard

2014 Cameron Handicap Field Features Mr Chard

Tony McEvoy’s last start Rowley Mile winner Mr Chard gets another shot at a provincial spring black-type win this Wednesday when he backs up in the Cameron Handicap 2014 at Newcastle Racecourse. One of two Group races on the card for the opening meeting of the two day Newcastle Cup Carnival, this year’s $150,000 Group…

Tiger Tees Tops 2014 Tramway Stakes Field

Tiger Tees Tops 2014 Tramway Stakes Field

Joe Pride’s flying sprinter Tiger Tees is out to retain an undefeated new season record as the top rated acceptor for Saturday’s Tramway Stakes 2014 at Royal Randwick Racecourse. One of three Group 2 highlights on the Sydney program for the weekend, this year’s $175,000 Tattersalls Club Tramway Stakes (1400m) has attracted a final field…

2014 Tramway Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Tramway Stakes Nominations Released

A talented list of 19 runners have been nominated for this weekend’s Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick, highlighted by several notable performers and champions over the 2014 Autumn season. Breaking through for a maiden victory at the highest level of Australian racing in autumn, trainer Joe Pride has nominated Tiger Tees for…

Defending Champ Tops 2014 Premier’s Cup Odds

Defending Champ Tops 2014 Premier’s Cup Odds

After winning the race 12 months ago during a two-start Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival campaign, the Bart Cummings-trained veteran Precedence is favourite to go back-to-back this Saturday in the Premier’s Cup 2014. The final race on a nine event Doomben 10,000 Day card in Queensland on the weekend, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Channel Seven…

Precedence Tops Premier’s Cup 2014 Field

Precedence Tops Premier’s Cup 2014 Field

Evergreen veteran Precedence is back at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday out to defend their title in the 2014 Premier’s Cup to round out Doomben 10,000 Day in Brisbane. Capping off a bumper nine-race program this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Channel Seven Premier’s Cup (2200m) is set to jump at 4:20pm (AEST) and has attracted a…

WJ McKell Cup Preferred Option for Zabeelionaire

WJ McKell Cup Preferred Option for Zabeelionaire

Kyneton horseman Leon Corstens has nominated his 2012 SA Derby winner Zabeelionaire for two Listed races this weekend but would prefer to see them go around in Sydney’s $100,000 WJ McKell Cup (2400m). The Zabeel five-year-old is also in the mix for Flemington’s $150,000 Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m) where the stallion would be up over…

Zephyron Heads 2014 WJ McKell Cup Nominations

Zephyron Heads 2014 WJ McKell Cup Nominations

Last start Lord Mayor’s Cup winner Zephyron will seek another Sydney win this weekend as the headline nominee for the WJ McKell Cup 2014. Yesterday Racing NSW received 17 nominees for this year’s $100,000 Listed WJ McKell Cup (2400m), the premier race running at Royal Randwick on Saturday. One of the early fancies is the…

Akzar Among 2014 Premier’s Cup Nominations

Akzar Among 2014 Premier’s Cup Nominations

Fresh off a brave fourth in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) over the weekend, Darren Weir’s veteran stayer Akzar has been nominated for another Doomben run this weekend in the Premier’s Cup 2014. One of a host of Group races on the Doomben 10,000 Day program in Brisbane on Saturday this year’s $125,000 Group…