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Buffering Heads 2016 Darley Classic Nominations

Buffering Heads 2016 Darley Classic Nominations

Robert Heathcote’s 2013 winner Buffering is one of the headline Darley Classic 2016 nominations taken for the Emirates Stakes Day classic held on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Internationally performed Brisbane champion sprinter Buffering chases more elite level success in the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington on November 5. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Running on Saturday ...

Saracino to Stack Up in 2016 Danehill Stakes

Saracino to Stack Up in 2016 Danehill Stakes

Co-trainer Murray Baker is hoping the stables visiting New Zealand youngster Saracino can stack-up to the local three-year-olds in the Danehill Stakes 2016 this Saturday at Flemington.

Damien Oliver rides Kiwi raider Saracino in the 2016 Danehill Stakes in Melbourne this weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A dozen three-year-old sprinters face off in the $200,000 Group 2 Danehill Stakes...

Danehill Stakes 2016 Tips & Odds Update

Danehill Stakes 2016 Tips & Odds Update

The first of three Group 2 support acts on Flemington’s Makybe Diva Stakes Day card in Melbourne on Saturday is the 2016 Danehill Stakes, betting tips and the latest odds for which are found below.

Archives (inside) is the Races.com.au tip to win the 2016 Danehill Stakes at Flemington this weekend in Melbourne. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 Aim for Dreams Aplenty

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 Aim for Dreams Aplenty

The 2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes on Victoria Derby Day this Melbourne Cup Carnival is the ultimate goal for John Zielke’s Sunshine Coast galloper Dreams Aplenty.

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes hope Dreams Aplenty has to overcome favourite Defcon (pictured) to win the Danehill Stakes at Flemington this weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Dream Ahead gelding makes his interstate ...

Seaburge Leads 2016 Starlight Express Room Stakes Field & Odds

Seaburge Leads 2016 Starlight Express Room Stakes Field & Odds

The Lindsay Park-trained Seaburge is the narrow favourite to win the Starlight Express Room Stakes 2016 at Flemington Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne.

Seaburge is the favourite to take out the 2016 Starlight Express Room Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Running as the third race on the bumper nine-event Makybe Diva Stakes ...

2016 Danehill Stakes Field & Betting: Defcon Favourite

2016 Danehill Stakes Field & Betting: Defcon Favourite

The race’s highest rated and weighted of the three-year-old sprinters accepted for the Danehill Stakes 2016 field at Flemington is also the top fancy in early betting with Defcon rated the one to beat in the Makybe Diva Stakes Day clash.

Defcon (outside) is the early favourite to win the 2016 Danehill Stakes down the Flemington straight in Melbourne this ...

Tarzino Not Geared for Makybe Diva Stakes Win

Tarzino Not Geared for Makybe Diva Stakes Win

Caulfield Cup favourite Tarzino races second-up in the 2016 Maybe Diva Stakes at Flemington this weekend but his trainer Mick Price warns the dual Group 1 winner isn’t geared up to win.

2016 Caulfield Cup fancy Tarzino will improve on whatever he does second-up over the Flemington mile in Saturday’s Makybe Diva Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

A four-year-old son of ...

Cummings to Pull Trigger in Danehill Stakes 2016

Cummings to Pull Trigger in Danehill Stakes 2016

Trainer James Cummings believes the Flemington straight first-up will suit his Sydney raider Hair Trigger this Saturday in Melbourne with the colt making his three-year-old debut in the 2016 Danehill Stakes.

Defcon is the pre-field 2016 Danehill Stakes favourite for this Saturday’s three-year-old sprint at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A nicely-bred son of Smart Missile, Hair Trigger ...

Defcon Heads 2016 Danehill Stakes Nominations

Defcon Heads 2016 Danehill Stakes Nominations

Peter & Paul Snowden’s HDF McNeil Stakes winner Defcon is one of the headline nominations taken for the Danehill Stakes 2016 at Flemington Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne.

McNeil Stakes winner Defcon is nominated for another Melbourne run in the 2016 Danehill Stakes down the Flemington straight on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

One of three Group 2 support ...

Dunn wraps up a treble with Ocean Embers win in Cockram Stakes

Dunn wraps up a treble with Ocean Embers win in Cockram Stakes

Scobie Breasley Medal winner Dwayne Dunn wrapped up a winning treble when he steered Ocean Embers to a stunning win in the Group 3 $150,000 Ladbrokes Cockram Stakes (1200m) Caulfield today.

Ocean Embers, blue and lime colours above, finishes strongly to win the Cockram Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Dunn brought Ocean Embers ($4.40 favourite) from near ...