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Kiwi Kate Eyes Crown Oaks 2012 Crown

Kiwi Kate Eyes Crown Oaks 2012 Crown

Promising New Zealand filly Kate is looking at a trip across the ditch to tackle the 2012 Crown Oaks during this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival after her impressive first-up win back home last weekend. The Vanessa & Wayne Hillis-trained St Reims three-year-old had three runs during the summer but failed to impress including her dead…

2012 Tramway Handicap Nominations Released

2012 Tramway Handicap Nominations Released

A classy list of Sydney Spring Racing Carnival hopefuls have been nominated for the Tramway Handicap 2012 this weekend, the race one of four Group features on the Warwick Farm card for Saturday. Last year the $125,000 Group 3 Tramway Handicap (1400m) produced a number of season stars including the winner Sincero who won the…

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Betting Update

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Betting Update

The rain has fallen in Brisbane overnight which has seen the track rated as heavy (8) at Eagle Farm today for an action-packed meeting that features the Group 1 2012 Queensland Oaks (2400m). This has caused some changes in the market and Shaune Ritchie-trained filly Miss Artistic ($5.00) has jumped ahead of fellow New Zealand…

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Betting Update and Tips

Queensland Oaks 2012 – Betting Update and Tips

Three-year-old fillies hit centre stage for tomorrow’s feature event at Eagle Farm which is the Group 1 $400,000 2012 Queensland Oaks (2400m). The betting market suggests it is will be a close contest with New Zealand pair Quintessential ($5.00) and Miss Artistic ($5.50) the current favourites. Just behind them in the market is the in-form…

2012 Queensland Oaks Betting Tight

2012 Queensland Oaks Betting Tight

If the market is anything to go by, this Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Queensland Oaks (2400m) is set to be an extremely tight contest. New Zealand filly Quintessential ($4.00) sits at the top of the market just ahead of New Zealand Oaks winner Miss Artistic ($4.80). John Sargent-trained Quintessential has produced two excellent efforts to…

Rogerson’s The Doomben Roses 2012 Queen

Rogerson’s The Doomben Roses 2012 Queen

New Zealand horseman Graeme Rogerson will on Saturday seek successive wins in the 2012 The Roses at Doomben with his promising filly Dowager Queen looking to follow in the footsteps of her famous stablemate Scarlett Lady. Twelve months ago Rogerson bought his star Savabeel filly Scarlett Lady down under for the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival…

Miss Artistic Leads 2012 The Roses Doomben Odds

Miss Artistic Leads 2012 The Roses Doomben Odds

New Zealand Oaks winner Miss Artistic has opened at the top of the markets for The Roses 2012 on Doomben Cup Day this Saturday, the Kiwi filly continuing on the Queensland Oaks path. Shaune Ritchie’s Darci Brahma filly earned a trip across the Tasman after winning the Group 1 NZ Oaks (2400m) in a photo…

The Doomben Roses 2012 Final Field & Barrier Draw

The Doomben Roses 2012 Final Field & Barrier Draw

The crucial lead-up race for three-year-old fillies heading towards the classic Queensland Oaks will run at Doomben this Saturday with a capacity field accepted for the 2012 The Doomben Roses. Due to jump at 2:30pm as Doomben Race 5 the $175,000 Group 3 Hidden Dragon The Roses (2000m) has drawn 16 starters plus five emergencies,…

2012 The Doomben Roses Nominations – QLD Oaks Race On

2012 The Doomben Roses Nominations – QLD Oaks Race On

This Saturday a field full of Queensland Oaks-bound fillies will face off in The Roses 2012 at Doomben Racecourse including the pre-post Oaks favourite Miss Artistic. A total of 31 three-year-old fillies have been nominated for the $175,000 Group 3 The Roses (2000m) this year, an event won 12 months ago by Kiwi visitor Scarlett…

Crown Oaks Day Results 2011 – Flemington Winners & Wrap-Up

Crown Oaks Day Results 2011 – Flemington Winners & Wrap-Up

As expected Crown Oaks Day 2011 was a terrific day full of elite racing action, and below punters can find the full Flemington race results listing the top four finishers along with the winning times and margins for the nine spring showdowns on the card. The day got underway with the $100,000 La Vie En…