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2016 Tails Stakes Tips

2016 Tails Stakes Tips

Fifteen runners have been confirmed to Saturday’s Listed Tails Stakes (1600m) on the Sunshine Coast; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Sir Moments has returned to racing in typically smart form this time and remains outright $2.70 favourite in 2016 Tails Stakes betting markets…

2061 Golden Rose Winner Exosphere Retires To Stud

2061 Golden Rose Winner Exosphere Retires To Stud

Star Godolphin-owned colt Exosphere has retired from racing to begin a lucrative career at stud after the Golden Rose winning son of Lonhro failed to impress in the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) on April 2. An eleventh place finish beaten eight and a half lengths by defending champion Chautauqua in the TJ Smith…

No July Cup 2015 Ride for Williams on Brazen Beau

No July Cup 2015 Ride for Williams on Brazen Beau

It was the stuff of a cold break-up, jockey Craig Williams informed by a text message he would not be required to partner Chris Waller’s star colt Brazen Beau when the horse has his swansong race in the 2015 July Cup at England’s Newmarket Racecourse next month. I Am Invincible colt Brazen Beau is set…

Easy Trial for Royal Ascot-Bound Brazen Beau

Easy Trial for Royal Ascot-Bound Brazen Beau

He may have beaten home just one other runner when seventh in his first official trial of the season but the Chris Waller-trained Brazen Beau caught the eye at Warwick Farm on Tuesday morning as the Royal Ascot-bound youngster kicked up his pre-season work. Purchased by Darley Australia last month, Waller’s smart I Am Invincible…

Hallowed Crown Expected to Resume in 2015 Apollo Stakes

Hallowed Crown Expected to Resume in 2015 Apollo Stakes

Group One winner Hallowed Crown enjoyed an exhibition gallop at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, a sharp display that saw the three-year-old colt cruise to the line and finish his final 800 metres in 47.65 seconds. The Bart and James Cummings-trained colt was one of five top horses that enjoyed a gallop between races on…

2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

2015 Golden Slipper First Acceptances Up 16%

This week the Australian Turf Club (ATC) took first acceptances for the Golden Slipper 2015 with entries up more than 16 percent on last year for the world’s richest two-year-olds’ race that will run in March next year. Previously held in early April at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, the $3.5 million Group 1 Tooheys New Golden…

Sweynesse On Spring Champion Stakes Path Following Spring Stakes Win

Sweynesse On Spring Champion Stakes Path Following Spring Stakes Win

Sweynesse will follow a path to the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick on October 11 after he recorded a comfortable victory in the 2014 Spring Stakes at Newcastle this afternoon. Jockey Kerrin McEvoy positioned Sweynesse towards the tail of the field in the early stages of the Spring Stakes and the undefeated…

Shinn Unfazed by wide Darwin Cup Draw for Cantonese

Shinn Unfazed by wide Darwin Cup Draw for Cantonese

Yet to receive much more than a sprinkling of wagers for success in this afternoon’s featured Darwin Cup (2000m), jockey Blake Shinn is confident a wide barrier draw will not affect the chances of notable stayer Cantonese. Returning to racing in less-than convincing form via sixth in the QBE Cup (1200m) first-up on June 14th…

Happy Birthday, Thoroughbreds of Australia!

Happy Birthday, Thoroughbreds of Australia!

The arrival of August 1st marks the birthday of every Australian Thoroughbred each year, and 2014 marks a particularly special year for several of the nation’s most memorable and loved performers. Arguably the biggest landmark for Australian runners chalking up another year in 2014, 1997 World Champion stayer Might And Power today celebrates his 21st…

Mossfun Definitely Running in Melbourne This Spring

Mossfun Definitely Running in Melbourne This Spring

Michael Hawkes who co-trains in partnership with his brother Wayne and Hall Of Fame father John Hawkes has confirmed their Golden Slipper winning filly Mossfun will definitely run in Victoria this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. New season plans for the talented daughter of Mossfun, who turns three next week, are wide open but one thing…