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Darby Munro Stakes 2012 – Satin Shoes Heads Nominations

Darby Munro Stakes 2012 – Satin Shoes Heads Nominations

A total of 21 horses have been nominated to fill the 18 available places in the Listed 2012 Darby Munro Stakes which will run as part of a bumper Rosehill Guineas Day card this Saturday. The $100,000 race for three-year-old horses will be run over 1200 metres and one of the top nominations is Clarry…

Foxwedge Earns Shot at Sepoy – Coolmore Stud Stakes 2011 Preview

Foxwedge Earns Shot at Sepoy – Coolmore Stud Stakes 2011 Preview

John O’Shea’s talented Fastnet Rock colt Foxwedge has earned the chance to take on the best three-year-old in Australia during the upcoming Melbourne Cup Carnival as they prepare for a clash with Sepoy in the 2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes after winning in Sydney over the weekend. Set to run as one of the four elite…

Foxwedge Heads Roman Consul Stakes 2011 Final Field & Betting

Foxwedge Heads Roman Consul Stakes 2011 Final Field & Betting

A small but classy final field of just six three-year-olds have been accepted for the 2011 Roman Consul Stakes at Randwick this Saturday, early markets on the sprint showdown lead by the John O’Shea-trained Foxwedge. The top-rated contender for the $175,000 Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes (1200m) this year, Fastnet Rock colt Foxwedge has drawn…

2011 Roman Consul Stakes Nominations Feature Aeronautical

2011 Roman Consul Stakes Nominations Feature Aeronautical

Lionel Cohen’s Golden Rose failure Aeronautical will be given their chance to return to the winner’s stall this Saturday having been nominated for the Roman Consul Stakes 2011 at Randwick’s Epsom Super Saturday. Promising Encosta De Lago three-year-old Aeronautical was one of nine nominees for this year’s edition of the $175,000 Group 2 Roman Consul…

2011 Golden Rose Odds Take Flight

2011 Golden Rose Odds Take Flight

The roughie of the classic Golden Rose field this year is Scott Aspery’s able three-year-old Flight Of Pegasus, and despite connections being confident the horse deserves their chance on Saturday, 2011 Golden Rose odds continue to drift on the Fusaichi Pegasus gelding. One of six final acceptors for the $1 million Golden Rose (1400m) this…

Smart Missile Tops 2011 Caulfield Guineas First Declarations

Smart Missile Tops 2011 Caulfield Guineas First Declarations

Racing Victoria has today taken first declarations for four of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major showdowns including those for the Caulfield Guineas 2011, Anthony Cummings’ unbeaten colt Smart Missile heading the list of three-year-olds still in contention for the October classic. The $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) is scheduled to take place…

Cox Plate 2011 First Declarations Missing So You Think

Cox Plate 2011 First Declarations Missing So You Think

Premier Irish horseman Aiden O’Brien failed to pay up for his dual defending champion So You Think when 2011 Cox Plate first declarations were taken by Racing Victoria this afternoon, the mighty Kingston Town’s record to remain unequalled. Tommy Smith’s genius galloper Kingston Town achieved the incredible feat of three successive Cox Plate wins from…

Punters Think So in 2011 McNeil Stakes Betting

Punters Think So in 2011 McNeil Stakes Betting

Australian racing fans and punters are getting behind the highly-promising Bart Cummings-trained Do You Think for their first-up spring start at Caulfield on Saturday, the three-year-old firming into the clear 2011 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes favourite. After opening as a $7.50 chance to take out the $125,000 Group 3 McNeil Stakes (1200m) when betting on Caulfield…

Shoe Can Still Fit From Out Wide in 2011 McNeil Stakes Field

Shoe Can Still Fit From Out Wide in 2011 McNeil Stakes Field

Successful Sydney trainer Clarry Conners is hoping an awkward barrier draw for his smart filly Satin Shoes in Saturday’s HDF McNeil Stakes 2011 at Caulfield won’t stop her from keeping her flawless record as a three-year-old intact. The daughter of Flying Spur, winner of the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) as a juvenile, bounced…

Health Scare Doesn’t Stop Cups Kings’ Spring Dreams

Health Scare Doesn’t Stop Cups Kings’ Spring Dreams

Legendary Hall of Famer Bart Cummings may have spent the week in hospital, but the 12-time Melbourne Cup winning trainer hasn’t stopped planning his assault on this year’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Admitted to hospital after suffering chest pains, 83-year-old Cummings is in high spirits and has continued preparations to secure his baker’s dozen of…