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Turbo Miss Wins Frances Tressady Stakes

Turbo Miss Wins Frances Tressady Stakes

Turbo Miss has produced a big turn of foot in the final straight at Flemington to win the Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) from a fast-finishing Rising Romance. Turbo Miss jumped from the gates only fairly in the Frances Tressady Stakes, but found a good position in transit within the field of eleven as…

Teaspoon Tops Sweet Embrace Stakes 2017 Field

Teaspoon Tops Sweet Embrace Stakes 2017 Field

Michael Freedman’s Widden Stakes winner Teaspoon is one of the 12 two-year-old fillies facing off for the Golden Slipper Stakes ballot exemption in Saturday’s 2017 Sweet Embrace Stakes field at Royal Randwick. Due to run as Chipping Norton Stakes Day Race 3 at 2:00pm (AEDT), this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Vale Edgar Britt Oam Sweet…

2017 Skyline Stakes Field: Golden Slipper Hope Menari in 1

2017 Skyline Stakes Field: Golden Slipper Hope Menari in 1

The Gerald Ryan-trained Menari has come up trumps with the inside alley for his lead-up run into the Golden Slipper Stakes, headlining the Skyline Stakes 2017 field at Royal Randwick this weekend. Running as Randwick Race 4 at 2:35pm (AEDT) on Saturday as part of the Winx-led Chipping Norton Stakes Day program, this season’s $200,000…

2017 Golden Slipper Hope Menari Heads Skyline Stakes Nominations

2017 Golden Slipper Hope Menari Heads Skyline Stakes Nominations

Gerald Ryan’s third favourite in futures Golden Slipper Stakes betting Menari is the headline nominee for the 2017 Skyline Stakes at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday. The Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival action on the weekend is undoubtedly headlined by Winx lining-up in the Chipping Norton Stakes field, but the two-year-olds on show heading towards the $3.5…

2017 Sweet Embrace Stakes Nominations Feature Exceeds

2017 Sweet Embrace Stakes Nominations Feature Exceeds

The progressive James Cummings-trained Golden Slipper hopeful Exceeds heads the Sweet Embrace Stakes 2017 nominations for the Group 1 lead-up this Saturday in Sydney. On a day where Winx will be all the rage in the Chipping Norton Stakes, a host of contenders heading towards the $3.5 million Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) at…

2017 Gosford Gold Cup Field Features Six Runners

2017 Gosford Gold Cup Field Features Six Runners

A diminutive six-horse field is engaged for the Gosford Gold Cup 2017 this Friday with half the final acceptors coming off a last-start win. Due to jump as Gosford Race 5 at 3:50pm (AEDT), this summer’s $150,000 Listed Gosford Quarries Gosford Gold Cup (2100m) lacks the numbers of previous years but is still filled with…

Red Excitement Wins Summer Cup 2016 – Results

Red Excitement Wins Summer Cup 2016 – Results

The popular Gerald Ryan-trained veteran Red Excitement had his connections in a frenzy at Royal Randwick on Monday winning the 2016 Summer Cup in a runaway effort at the Boxing Day races. A seven-year-old son of Excites, Red Excitement has been in outstanding form this campaign including a last start third to Sweet Redemption in…

2016 Grafton Cup Tips & Betting Update

2016 Grafton Cup Tips & Betting Update

The Grafton Cup 2016 lights up Grafton Racecourse this afternoon, betting tips and the latest odds for the winter staying feature detailed below. Due to run as Race 7 at 4:05pm (AEST), this year’s $160,000 Listed McKimms Real Estate Grafton Cup (2350m) originally attracted a final field of 15. There are just 13 left after…

Amexed Leads 2016 Grafton Cup Nominations

Amexed Leads 2016 Grafton Cup Nominations

The Clarence River Jockey Club’s premier event is the Grafton Cup 2016 running next Thursday and nominations for the winter staying feature are led by Tony Gollan’s Caloundra Cup winner Amexed. Running on July 14, Day 2 of the Grafton Cup Carnival, this year’s $160,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) attracted 25 early entries. One of…

Tucanchoo Scores Easy 2016 Winter Cup Victory

Tucanchoo Scores Easy 2016 Winter Cup Victory

Things panned out perfectly on Saturday for this season’s Winter Cup 2016 favourite Tucanchoo who posted an easy win for the punters at Rosehill Gardens. Only seven runners lined-up in the $100,000 Listed ATC Winter Cup (2400m) on Civic Stakes Day with the Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Tucanchoo clear $2.70 favourite at the jump….