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No Winterbottom Stakes for Lankan Rupee

No Winterbottom Stakes for Lankan Rupee

Trainer Mick Price has revealed that a potential trip west to contest the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) is off for Lankan Rupee, after the champion sprinter suffered a minor ligament injury over the weekend.

Lankan Rupee has been forced to return to the paddock with injury. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

A five-time Group 1 winner, Lankan Rupee returned from ...

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

The Quarterback pulled up sore following his unplaced effort in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Classic, and trainer Robbie Griffiths will face something of a task in having the talented gelding ready for the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington in early autumn.

Robbie Griffiths is hopeful The Quarterback will be ready to take his place in the Group ...

Malaguerra scores narrow win in Darley Classic

Malaguerra scores narrow win in Darley Classic

Smart sprinter Malaguerra collected his second Group 1 win with a narrow victory in the Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington today.

Malaguerra, above red and yellow colours, scores a narrow win in the Darley Classic at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Malaguerra ($9.50) was having his second start for new trainer Peter Gelagotis who was able to ...

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The final day of the 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival is upon and we are set for a stunning day of racing at Flemington this afternoon.

Scottish will miss the 2016 Emirates Stakes due to a fetlock injury. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

It was perfect weather in Melbourne yesterday, but in typical fashion the weather has turned and it will ...

Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Sydney horseman Bryce Heys is far from announcing his stallion Spieth as a winning hope in Saturday’s 2016 Darley Classic but believes his consistent four-year-old is worthy of a shot at the big time.

Spieth is thrown in the deep end for a shot at the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington this Stakes’ Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $1 ...

2016 Darley Classic Tips & Odds Update

2016 Darley Classic Tips & Odds Update

The Darley Classic 2016 tips for the sprint feature on Emirates Stakes Day this Saturday at Flemington along with the latest odds are listed below.

Lankan Rupee is the Races.com.au tip to win the 2016 Darley Classic down the Flemington straight on Saturday. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Running as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT), this weekend’s $1 million Group 1 ...

2016 Darley Classic Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Darley Classic Form Guide & Betting Preview

The second of the final two Group 1 races for the Melbourne Cup Carnival is Saturday’s Darley Classic 2016, a full form guide and betting preview for the Flemington sprint showdown found below.

Veteran sprinter Our Boy Malachi is looking to make history as an eight-year-old Darley Classic winner on Saturday at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Due to ...

Open 2016 Darley Classic Field & Betting Market Released

Open 2016 Darley Classic Field & Betting Market Released

The punters are in for a tough job at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday with a wide open field of sprinters to face off in the Darley Classic 2016.

Manikato Stakes runner-up Fell Swoop is early favourite in 2016 Darley Classic betting for this Saturday at Flemington. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A host of top season three-year-olds are set to bypass ...

No 2016 Darley Classic for Capitalist

No 2016 Darley Classic for Capitalist

After failing to make a full recovery from the stone bruise that kept him out of last weekend’s Coolmore Stud Stakes, Capitalist will now also miss the Darley Classic 2016 at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday.

Capitalist has been ruled out of Saturday’s 2016 Darley Classic field at Flemington. Photo: Steve Hart.

Peter & Paul Snowden advised Racing Victoria (RV) stewards ...

Darley Classic an Option for Sensis Stakes Winner Sheidel

Darley Classic an Option for Sensis Stakes Winner Sheidel

Sheidel has maintained a nose at death to win the Group 3 Sensis Stakes (1100m) down the famous Flemington straight this afternoon

Sheidel held on to win the Group 3 Sensis Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Sheidel received the greatest market share of bets for success in the Sensis Stakes prior to jump, and jockey Joao ...