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Doncaster Mile 2012 First Acceptances & Betting Update

Doncaster Mile 2012 First Acceptances & Betting Update

First acceptances for the lucrative 2012 Doncaster Mile Handicap have this week been released by Racing New South Wales with the connections of 87 gallopers paying the fee to keep their horses in connection for the April 21 feature. The number of hopefuls heading towards the $2 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m), one of…

Doncaster Mile 2012 Handicap Weights Released

Doncaster Mile 2012 Handicap Weights Released

On Monday weights were released for next month’s 2012 Doncaster Mile Handicap at Randwick, Gai Waterhouse’s dual injured Group 1 hero Descarado allocated the 58.5kg topweight of the 202 early entries. The $2 million Group 1 BMW Doncaster Mile (1600m) is one of the premier races on the annual Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival line-up and…

The BMW Stakes 2012 Nominations Released

The BMW Stakes 2012 Nominations Released

The Australian Turf Club (ATC) today released the 2012 The BMW nominations, the lucrative Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival feature to run as one of five Group 1 races on the Golden Slipper Day program this Easter Saturday, April 7. Won last year by the ill-fated stayer Cedarberg this year’s edition of the $2.25 million The…

Americain Heads 2012 Australian Cup Odds

Americain Heads 2012 Australian Cup Odds

Champion galloper and former Melbourne Cup winner Americain has opened at the top of the futures odds for one the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival’s major staying showdowns, the Australian Cup 2012. Nominations for the $1 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m), due to run at Flemington on Saturday March 10, were taken last month with…

Gai’s Caulfield Cup 2012 Hope to Race at Mornington

Gai’s Caulfield Cup 2012 Hope to Race at Mornington

Sydney’s lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is weighing up the autumn – summer racing options for her in-form stayer Kontiki Park, the six-year-old a chance to run in the 2012 Mornington Cup in the hopes of qualifying for a far more prestigious Cup clash in the spring. After breaking her Caulfield Cup maiden in 2010…

Doncaster Mile 2012 Handicap Nominations Released

Doncaster Mile 2012 Handicap Nominations Released

The excitement surrounding the approaching Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival went up a gear on Tuesday with Racing NSW releasing the 2012 Doncaster Mile Handicap nominations. One of the richest races held during the autumn, the $2 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile Handicap (1600m) is set to run at Royal Randwick on Saturday April 21 and…

Black Caviar World’s Best Mare – 2011 World Thoroughbred Rankings

Black Caviar World’s Best Mare – 2011 World Thoroughbred Rankings

Australia’s darling of racing Black Caviar has officially been crowed the best mare in the world, topping her personal best in the 2011 World Thoroughbred Rankings with the highest ever score for a mare in history. Ace English four-year-old Frankel, a winner of all nine of their career starts to date including five Group 1…

2011 Melbourne Cup – Manighar the same horse

2011 Melbourne Cup – Manighar the same horse

UK galloper Manighar is back in Australia trying to give grey horses a good name by trying to win Group 1 $6m 2011 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on Tuesday. Mangihar,  Cup price $31, was targeted at the Melbourne Cup last year and ran seventh behind Americain who is the $4.60 favourite for a repeat this year….

2011 Melbourne Cup Field Down to 47 – Second Declarations

2011 Melbourne Cup Field Down to 47 – Second Declarations

There are now just 47 stayers left vying for a spot in the coveted Melbourne Cup 2011 field with second acceptances for the iconic Flemington handicap taken by Racing Victoria this morning. Cutting the list of hopefuls down from 78, second declarations for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) are led by…

Melbourne Cup Favourite Americain Under $3 in Moonee Valley Cup 2011 Odds

Melbourne Cup Favourite Americain Under $3 in Moonee Valley Cup 2011 Odds

Moonee Valley Race 6 – Drake International / Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field & Betting Update Defending Melbourne Cup winner and favourite to win the world’s richest handicap again this spring, French raider Americain has firmed into odds under three dollars for their first spring assignment at Moonee Valley today following the early scratchings for…