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2016 Kingston Town Classic result: Stratum Star wins in tight finish

2016 Kingston Town Classic result: Stratum Star wins in tight finish

The Darren Weir trained Stratum Star scored his second Group 1 win with a hard fought victory in the $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday.

Stratum Star, above winning the David Jones Cup at Caulfield, won the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot in a controversial finish. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Stratum Star ...

Kingston Town Classic 2016 Tips & Odds Update

Kingston Town Classic 2016 Tips & Odds Update

The 2016 Kingston Town Classic brings Group 1 racing to a close in Australia for the year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday and below are our insider betting tips and selections on the weight-for-age feature.

Good Project can run top three in the 2016 Kingston Town Classic results at Ascot in Perth this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as ...

Festival Stakes 2016 Tips & Odds Update

Festival Stakes 2016 Tips & Odds Update

The 2016 Festival Stakes steals the show in Sydney on Saturday at Rosehill Gardens, betting tips and the latest odds on the Group 3 clash found below.

Extensible is the Races.com.au tip to win the Group 3 Festival Stakes 2016 at Rosehill in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 13 remaining runners in this season’s $150,000 Group ...

Kingston Town Classic 2016 Betting Update

Kingston Town Classic 2016 Betting Update

Last year’s winner Perfect Reflection has retained her spot at the top of the 2016 Kingston Town Classic betting markets for her title defence on Saturday after a gun barrier two draw.

Michael Walker rides the well-supported New Zealand horse Kawi in Perth’s Kingston Town Classic 2016 this weekend. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

A final field of 16 weight-for-age runners are ...

2016 Festival Stakes Betting: Religify vs Rageese

2016 Festival Stakes Betting: Religify vs Rageese

Sydney’s sole Group status race on the weekend is the Festival Stakes 2016, betting on the Rosehill Gardens feature a tight early battle between the in-form duo of Religify and Rageese.

Religify is early favourite to win Rosehill’s Festival Stakes 2016 on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to jump as Rosehill Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) as the ...

Reflection draws Perfect at 2 in Kingston Town Classic

Reflection draws Perfect at 2 in Kingston Town Classic

Top local mare Perfect Reflection has drawn perfectly at barrier two in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Good Project, above, has drawn barrier 5 in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Steve Hart.

Perfect Reflection won last year’s version of the weight for age Kingston Town Classic ...

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Kingston Town Classic Field 2016: Three for Waller

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller launches a three-pronged attack on Saturday’s 2016 Kingston Town Classic field at Ascot Racecourse in Perth.

Chris Waller has three runners in the 2016 Kingston Town Classic field at Ascot in Perth this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Waller won the race two years ago with Moriarty (2014) and also took out last summer’s Railway Stakes ...

2016 Festival Stakes for Rageese Next Race

2016 Festival Stakes for Rageese Next Race

The Darren Weir stable are heading to Sydney over the summer with Rageese including a next-up run in the Festival Stakes 2016 after the horse missed a Group 1 Perth run due to a hoof issue.

Scratched Railway Stakes hope Rageese will run in the 2016 Festival Stakes Saturday week in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

After winning the Group 3 ...

Early 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting: Winx Odds-On

Early 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting: Winx Odds-On

Chris Waller’s dual Cox Plate winning mare Winx had opened odds-on favourite in futures betting for next autumn’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2017 during ‘The Championships’ in Sydney.

Superstar mare Winx is already odds-on to win the 2017 Queen Elizabeth Stakes in her Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival Grand Final next April. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Waller laid out ...

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

Casuarina-based trainer Lindsey Smith believes an Australian Cup 2017 run and subsequent move to Melbourne could be on the cards for his Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice.

Hong Kong hoop Douglas Whyte (pictured on Glorious Days) could stay on Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice for the 2016 Kingston Town Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Over the weekend the ...