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Deploy Fills 2017 The Everest Race Slot for Waller

Deploy Fills 2017 The Everest Race Slot for Waller

Super Sydney trainer Chris Waller has confirmed Deploy will fill his slot in The Everest 2017 field at Royal Randwick on October 14 when the $10 million feature runs for the first time. The Gerald Ryan-trained Deploy will represent the rival horseman in the Restricted weight-for-age sprint, taking place over 1200m on the same date…

2017 Naturalism Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2017 Naturalism Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

A key early Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival lead-up meeting takes place at Caulfield Racecourse today and below are the complete Naturalism Stakes Day 2017 scratchings and track report. There are scattered thunderstorms predicted in Melbourne this afternoon, with a 38% chance of rain from around 1pm – 3pm meaning there could be a downgrade to…

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

The lead-up to the Caulfield Cup heats up this afternoon with the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival action of 2017 Naturalism Stakes Day and the full Caulfield racing results will be available right here as each race unfolds. A bumper nine-race card is slated for Caulfield Racecourse for Naturalism Stakes Day including two Group 3 events….

Stampede Heads Naturalism Stakes 2017 Betting

Stampede Heads Naturalism Stakes 2017 Betting

A Caulfield Cup 2017 ballot exemption is on offer this weekend in Melbourne to the winner of Saturday’s Naturalism Stakes, updated betting odds on the Caulfield Group 3 found below. There are 16 confirmed stayers for Caulfield Race 7 at 3:35pm (AEST) when the 2017 Naturalism Stakes runs as the Group 3 $150,000 Bendigo Bank…

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Trainer Ciaron Maher has a third Crown Oaks win in four years in sight this spring targeting the 2017 edition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature with Kiwi expat Aloisia who returns to racing on the weekend. Maher enjoyed back-to-back Crown Oaks victories in 2014-15 with Set Square and Jameka respectively, the latter going on…

Hartnell Skips Winx Clash in Turnbull Stakes 2017

Hartnell Skips Winx Clash in Turnbull Stakes 2017

Caulfield Cup-bound Hartnell will avoid another encounter with super mare Winx in the 2017 Turnbull Stakes this October. Godolphin have the in-form Authorized import Hartnell in outstanding form this season with the seven-year-old heading towards the Group 1 $3 million Caulfield Cup (2400m) on October 21. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Hartnell enjoyed plenty of…

Humidor To Take On Winx in 2017 Turnbull Stakes

Humidor To Take On Winx in 2017 Turnbull Stakes

New 2017 Caulfield Cup favourite Humidor won’t be spared from a run against the country’s best horse Winx in the Turnbull Stakes with trainer Darren Weir sticking to original spring plans with the dual Group 1 winner. This week Chris Waller announced that Winx was likely to make her Flemington race debut on October 7…

Caulfield Cup 2017 Calls for Lizzie L’Amour

Caulfield Cup 2017 Calls for Lizzie L’Amour

She is far from guaranteed a run in the 2017 Caulfield Cup field next month, but Lizzie L’Amour’s co-trainer Murray Baker believes the Kiwi mare is a genuine chance to make the line-up in the $3 million showdown this spring. Cambridge-based Baker won the mile and a half classic two years ago with that year’s…

2017 Naturalism Stakes Field Features Caulfield Cup Hopes

2017 Naturalism Stakes Field Features Caulfield Cup Hopes

The Naturalism Stakes 2017 takes place at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday and a field of potential Caulfield Cup horses are set to do battle in the Group 3. Run this year as the Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Cup, the $150,000 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) has drawn a capacity field of 16 starters. The bulk…

Countdown On for In Her Time to Earn 2017 The Everest Start

Countdown On for In Her Time to Earn 2017 The Everest Start

Just five spots remain in the 2017 The Everest field next month and Newcastle’s Benjamin Smith is letting luck play a part in whether or not his smart mare In Her Time gains a start in the $10 million feature. News this week that Darren Weir’s Japanese import Brave Smash will fill the Australian Turf…