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Equal Record 2017 Australia Stakes Win by Malaguerra

Equal Record 2017 Australia Stakes Win by Malaguerra

The Peter Gelagotis-trained Malaguerra returned to racing in awesome style at Moonee Valley on Friday night posting an equal track record victory in the Australia Stakes 2017. The Magnus five-year-old continued his gun 1200m record with a sixth win from nine starts at the distance when he upset the favourite in this season’s $200,000 Group…

All Victorian Sprint Series Final Tips

All Victorian Sprint Series Final Tips

Ten short course specialists will line up for Saturday’s Listed All Victoria Sprint Series Final (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse; offering punters particularly good value from a betting perspective and several opportunities to place a winning wager. Voodoo Lad has found blistering form this time in and subsequently remains sole occupant of the top line of…

2016 Taj Rossi Series Final Field Features Trenchant

2016 Taj Rossi Series Final Field Features Trenchant

The John O’Shea-trained Trenchant is equal top weight in a bumper field of two-year-olds facing off in Saturday’s Taj Rossi Series Final 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. Finals Day hosts a nine-race card on the weekend and the first of four stakes races on the program is the $120,000 Listed Taj Rossi Series Final (1600m) for…

Australia Stakes 2016 Mission for Manifold Winner Tudor

Australia Stakes 2016 Mission for Manifold Winner Tudor

The year’s opening Group 2 race is next on the agenda for Doug Harrison’s impressive Chester Manifold Stakes winner over the weekend with Tudor to target the 2016 Australia Stakes next Saturday. In a bold front-running ride by jockey Darren Gauci, Cranbourne-based Strategic four-year-old Tudor was spot on for his all-the-way win in Saturday’s $120,000…

Ayers Rock Goes Forward in Victoria Derby 2015

Ayers Rock Goes Forward in Victoria Derby 2015

Cranbourne horseman Shawn Mathrick said he will have no choice but instruct jockey Darren Gauci to go forward in Saturday’s 2015 Victoria Derby after his hope in the Flemington feature Ayers Rock draw barrier 12. The barriers for a capacity field in this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) are now out,…

Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic 2015 Betting Tips

Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic 2015 Betting Tips

The Ladbrokes-sponsored 2015 Caulfield Classic runs on Caulfield Cup Day in Melbourne this weekend and below are our insider tips on the set weights clash for three-year-olds. Running as Caulfield Race 5 at 3:10pm (AEST) on the 10-race program, this year’s lucrative $500,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic (2000m) – previously the Norman Robinson Stakes…

Smokin’ Joey Leads 2015 Bletchingly Stakes Field

Smokin’ Joey Leads 2015 Bletchingly Stakes Field

After making a late entry for his Group 1 winner Smokin’ Joey in the Bletchingly Stakes 2015, Mornington trainer Wez Hunter has now accepted his stable star to run in the Caulfield feature on Saturday. Seven-year-old Smokin’ Joey leads a final field of 11 sprinters facing off in the $150,000 Group 3 Race-Tech Australia Bletchingly…

Class Test for Rich Jack in 2015 Bletchingly Stakes

Class Test for Rich Jack in 2015 Bletchingly Stakes

In-form Cranbourne galloper Rich Jack gets the chance to prove himself in black-type company this weekend at Caulfield Racecourse with connections pushing to run the Carole Heffernan-trained gelding in the Bletchingly Stakes 2015. Currently 15 gallopers remain in the mix for the $150,000 Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m), the weight-for-age sprint closing stakes racing for…

Automatic Choice Scores 2015 Taj Rossi Final Upset

Automatic Choice Scores 2015 Taj Rossi Final Upset

A $750 bargain buy for Ballarat-based hobby trainer Colin Rees more than paid off at Flemington on Finals Day over the weekend with Automatic Choice scoring an upset in the Taj Rossi Series Final 2015. Opening the nine-race Melbourne card on Saturday was the two-year-olds facing off in the $120,000 Listed Taj Rossi Series Final…

Oakleigh Plate On The Agenda For Lord Of The Sky

Oakleigh Plate On The Agenda For Lord Of The Sky

Lord Of The Sky is set to face a tough field in the National Patient Transport Plate (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday but trainer Robbie Laing is already looking ahead to the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) as a potential autumn target for the Danerich colt. Lord Of The Sky has not been seen at the…