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Malaguerra to Defend Title in Darley Classic 2017

Malaguerra to Defend Title in Darley Classic 2017

The Gelagotis stable has confirmed plans to set their smart sprinter Malaguerra on a spring campaign that will culminate in a 2017 Darley Classic title defence during the Melbourne Cup Carnival in November. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the son of Magnus enjoyed a devastatingly close win over Spieth (2nd) and Fell Swoop (3rd) down…

2017 Darley Classic Big Spring Focus for Spieth

2017 Darley Classic Big Spring Focus for Spieth

As well as a possible shot at the $10 million The Everest in Sydney this spring trainer Bryce Heys has confirmed another run in the Darley Classic 2017 is a “big focus” of his stable star Spieth‘s upcoming campaign. The Sydney-based Heys had been hoping to spend his winter over in England for the Royal…

Tattersall’s Tiara 2017 Barrier No Worries for In Her Time

Tattersall’s Tiara 2017 Barrier No Worries for In Her Time

In Her Time can still salute for the 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara punters in Brisbane on Saturday according to her trainer Benjamin Smith who remains confident despite a wide barrier draw. Last start runner-up at the track and distance in the $1.5 million Stradbroke Handicap, In Her Time retained her spot at the top of the…

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Impending for Godolphin

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Impending for Godolphin

Interim trainer for the powerhouse Godolphin stable Darren Beadman celebrated his first Group 1 win outside of the saddle thanks to a brave win by the three-year-old Impending in the Stradbroke Handicap 2017. Punters could get the Lonhro colt around $20 to take out this season’s $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m), Impending having…

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. A five-time Group 1 winner, Lankan Rupee returned from more than a year away from racing for third in the…

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. A proven performer down the famous Flemington straight, The Quarterback was rated…

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 ($9.50) was having his second start for new trainer Peter Gelagotis who was able to get a dream result for the stable following his first up second to Star Turn…

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. It was perfect weather in Melbourne yesterday, but in typical fashion the weather has turned and it will be fairly overcast at Flemington, but the track is still in an…

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. The $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m), run down the famous Flemington straight on Emirates Stakes Day to close out…

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. Running as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT), this weekend’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) features 12 weight-for-age sprinters. It is a wide open affair in Darley Classic…